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Buster + Punch LED Buster Bulbs Look Great Naked

Buster + Punch first caught our eyes with their collection of lighting fixtures inspired by 2-wheeled motorcycle detailing, bulb fixtures so nice it …

Early Urban Planning: Ancient Mayan City Built on Grid

An ancient Mayan city followed a unique grid pattern, providing evidence of a powerful ruler, archaeologists working at Nixtun-Ch'ich' in Petén, …

The Perfect Office - Sideclick, Polaroid ZIP Printer and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Instagram snapshots: a trans-Africa road trip

Salt pans, campside dinners on Kubu Island, and elephants – real and pictoral – helped shape<b>Richard Bromley Gardner</b>’s time in Botswana, as part of a trans-Africa drive<p><b>• Share your travels in Instagram pictures with a series of three snaps, plus captions, and by adding #guardiantravelsnaps</b><p><b>• Follow</b> …

Travel

Find an authentic slice of Greek island life on Folegandros, take a luxury cottage in the Cotswolds or go walking in Spain<p><b>Why go?</b><br>It’s been nicknamed “the new Mykonos” thanks to its boutique hotels, stone-built windmills and nascent summer-party scene. Whether you see this as a good or a bad thing …

Travel

Airbnb's latest listing: sleep in a Courchevel cable car

For most people, the prospect of spending a night in a cable car is the stuff of nightmares. The team at Courchevel ski resort in France, however, begs to differ: they are offering the chance to win a night’s stay in one of their cable cars, the Saulire gondola, through the website Airbnb.<p>The cable …

Skiing

Photograph: Matthew Parker<p>Getting fresh … chef Gome Galily at his restaurant, Matsya Freestyle Kitchen.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/29/1422553737035/84c6b7d3-fc06-4221-a912-d187ec0a9b76-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Matthew Parker<p>Getting fresh … chef Gome Galily …

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Skiing in the Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Careering out of thick cloud came a large husky, tugging a skier behind him. The man flew over a bump and arced through the air, skis inches from my chest, then pelted at breakneck speed down the slopes. As the Slovak saying has it, he was “skiing like a Hungarian”.<p>My Slovak hosts here in the ski …

Skiing

Living Under a Rock: Setenil de las Bodegas

The Andalucian town of Setenil de las Bodegas looks like something from the set of a culturally adventurous fantasy film, but cave dwelling is …

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Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

Tactical Urbanism

Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site

In an effort to generate innovative ideas for the re-use of one of the most important building sites in Detroit’s redeveloping downtown, Rock …

Architects to Relocate Entire City Two Miles Over

<i>UPDATE: The BBC reports that construction on the Kiruna re-location is scheduled to begin next month. For more on this extraordinary project, read</i> …

Why Big Cities Matter in the Developing World

Ferries Won’t Save Google from San Francisco (Or the Other Way Around)

Google, and much of Silicon Valley, has a transportation problem. With the largest of the older tech companies still ensconced in dowdy suburbs in …

Canopies Made Of Umbrellas Turn City Streets Into Colorful Arcades: http://bit.ly/12i44KU