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The Sackler family's drug money disgraces museums around the world

The Sacklers have made a fortune from OxyContin, the painkiller blamed for sparking the deadly opioid crisis. They cloak their shame with philanthropy<p>There is no Pablo Escobar Wing at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and no El Chapo Guzman gallery at the Guggenheim. Columbia University doesn’t …

Philanthropy

Suzanne Ciani is one of electronic music’s greatest pioneers

Suzanne Ciani is the creator of one of the advertising’s most universally recognisable sounds: the clink of a Coca-Cola bottle being prised open and poured into a glass, the bubbles fizzing intensely and colliding into one another. The sound was far richer and more effervescent than a real bottle …

Impressive Architectural Structure by Studio Gang Architects

Since the beginning of July, the visitors of the National Building Museum of Chicago can admire this impressive structure in the Great Hall of the …

Architecture

The Curves of Luís Pedro Silva's Leixões Cruise Terminal Through the Lens of Fernando Guerra

The strategic definition of a new cruise terminal had a double objective: improvement of the commercial efficiency and a better urban integration. In …

North Korea

Candice Swanepoel Crushes It On Instagram With Smoking Hot Topless Shots

27.9K<p>SHARES<p>Candice Swanepoel became a mom six months ago and these sizzling topless shots she posted on her Instagram Saturday seem to show that …

Candice Swanepoel

New Graphic & Animated Design by Chris Labrooy

Chris Labrooy est connu pour ses mises en scène abstraites d’automobiles. Il a imaginé une nouvelle version de la pochette du célèbre album <i>Everybody</i> …

Design
Special Forces

The Japanese Model Who Transformed Fashion’s Beauty Norms

Sayoko Yamaguchi and her mould-breaking modelling career were the inspiration behind Kenzo's Spring/Summer 2018 collection: here's what you need to …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Pleasing Terminal Ferry in Seoul

Le cabinet d’architecture Cheongvogl étant basé à Hong-Kong et ayant notamment réalisé Au Pont Rouge à Saint Petersbourg, vient de remporter l’appel …

Design

Victories against Trump are mounting. Here's how we deal the final blow

The judiciary, legislative and media have all helped keep Trump in check. But it’s the residents of the United States whose response will matter most in the end<p>In this moment, populist intervention is everything, not as hate and attack but as an expression of popular will and power. Or as love, …

Trump Administration

Can a $250 Turntable Stack Up to a Pro-Grade System?

The audio brand Fluance started out making performance speakers for home stereo applications. With the RT81 and RT80, Fluance makes its first entry …

Audiophile

House in Avanca / nu.ma | unipessoal

<b>The Site</b><p>The lot, where the house is inserted, have a non-regular shape, longitudinal and perpendicular to the street Dr. Egas Moniz, Avanca. The …

Architecture

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Fun characters by @mcbess

Eduardo Souto de Moura transforms Portuguese farming village into luxury retreat

Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura has helped to revive a former farming village in the Alentejo region as a high-end hotel, featuring …

Swimming Pools

Bridgestone rolls out an airless bike tire

It was six years ago that we first heard about Bridgestone's prototype AirFree Concept automobile tires, which utilized flexing thermoplastic resin …

Cycling

20 best free fonts of 2017

We all love a free font. But with so many new free fonts continually being released, it’s easy to get a little lost.So in this post, we’ve brought …

Typography

Mattos House Modern Home in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil by FGMF… on Dwell

The FGMF Arquitetos firm, led by partners and co-owners Fernando Forte, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz and Lourenço Gimenes, signs a new residential project called the Mattos House.<p>The project has just received an award on the fourth “IIDA Best Interiors of Latin America and the Caribbean Competition”, …

Architecture

The good, the bad and the bonkers: eVolo's 2017 Skyscraper Competition

A total of 444 skyscraper designs were submitted to eVolo's judges this year, from which three winners were chosen, highlighted below. If they pique …

Architecture

bangkok project studio wraps wine ayutthaya's timber grid structure in PVC

once the capital of thailand 400 years ago, ayutthaya is a city popular with tourists due to its recognition of being a world heritage site. <b>the aim</b> …

Bangkok

Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca 49 / Appleton & Domingos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In March 2014, when its rehabilitation works were almost finished, this building burned down. It was a …

Architecture

Alluring Black Box House in Tokyo

En périphérie de Tokyo, dans un quartier calme et vallonné une maison contraste avec les autres. Baptisée la <i>Black box house</i>, il s’agit, comme son nom …

Architecture

Alfa Romeo? Or Alfa Juliet??

For all its aggressiveness, the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante concept by Alex Imnadze also has a delicate femininity to it. Makes perfect sense …

Classic Cars

Glowing cardboard pavilion pops up in a Gothic courtyard in Valencia

Spanish art collective Pink Intruder just installed a glowing cardboard building called <i>Renaixement</i> inside a beautiful Gothic cloister in Valencia. …

Burning Man

Interpretation Centre of Romanesque -Work in Progress

Based on the generator concepts of Romanesque architecture in Portugal, the building now proposed aims to be a transitional element between the present and the distant Romanesque past. In an austere way, the volumetry proposed contains the principles of unity within diversity, appearing under the …

Architecture

VTN architects vertically stacks gardens inside binh house in vietnam

<b>part of VTN architects’ ‘house for trees’ series, the ‘binh house’ demonstrates the approach of integrating tropical gardens, open spaces and water</b> …

Tokyo Street Photography by Julie Hrudova

Julie Hrudova visited Tokyo, a vibrant city offering plenty of opportunities but that also creates loneliness and isolation among the inhabitants. …

High House / DELORDINAIRE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For the ‘High House’, DELORDINAIRE plays with the limit between interior and exterior, inviting people …

Architecture

Photo 3 of 11 in Ever Wanted to Stay in a Cave That’s Actually Pretty Modern Inside? - Dwell

Designed by Spanish architectural practice UMM Estudio, House Villarrubia sits on the foothills of Sierra Morena in a sloping calcarenite terrain. The only cave house in Cordoba, its interiors comprise of clean, quiet volumes, glass apertures, and handcrafted wooden furniture.

Architecture