Matthew Jackson

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Amazing AirCarbon Thermoplastic Made from Pollution Will Be Used to Make World's First Carbon-Negative Chair

A California-based chemical technologies company claims to have created a manufacturing technology that captures carbon and turns it into a material …

Mini Superleggera Vision Electric Roadster Where Classic Italian Style Meets Modern Britishness

<b>Mini Superleggera Vision</b> is the latest concept from BMW Group to celebrate the meeting of time-honored and the contemporary at the Concorso …

So Meta: 3-D Print This Chart About 3-D Printing

In the late 1980s, 3-D printers were virtually unheard of, elephantine machines owned almost exclusively by research labs. But now, consumer-sized 3-D printers are becoming cheaper and easier to use, giving plebes like us the ability to print virtually anything–children’s toys, household items, …

The Best Small Houses Of The Year

Ready for some home design porn? The American Institute of Architects has just announced the winners of its 2014 Small Projects Award, a prize recognizing some of the country’s best design and construction on a small scale. This year’s crop of winners features a handful of stunning residential …

Celebrate the American visionary Bucky Fuller, an inventor and architect who wasn’t afraid to dream big

Celebrate the American visionary Bucky Fuller, an inventor and architect who wasn’t afraid to dream big. Here he shows off his three-wheeled Dymaxion car in 1945.<p>(Photo: Frank Scherschel—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

10 key lessons from the European election results

Ukip's victory is the first time neither the Tories nor Labour have topped the poll in a national election in more than 110 years<p>Farage can claim to have won a truly historic victory, with Ukip becoming the first party apart from Labour and the Tories to top a national poll since December 1910. …

Fluffy Carrot Cake

Whip up a delicious treat this Easter.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 eggs<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1/2 cup applesauce<p>2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<p>1 cup granulated sugar<p>1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground …

Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

Modern Concrete London House Sunken Below Street Level

When a newlywed couple decided they needed more space for their seven children, they looked no further than the garden behind their Victorian home in …

Architecture

Furniture made from recycled boat-wood

All From Boats is a furniture maker that uses lumber recycled from decommissioned wooden boats as raw materials. The individual wooden pieces are …

Port-a-Bach – A New Prototype For A Portable Shipping Container Home

There are lots of advantages that come with building a container house. The cost is attractive and so is the time required to build such a structure. …

Nordic Flat Garnished With Furniture Made From Recycled Pallets

Recycling can turn out to be very productive and very helpful in most cases. You never know what reassure you may discover in something perceived as …

Richard Hutten's Colorful Cloud Chair is Made From 545 Stacked Sheets of Wool

Dutch designer Richard Hutten just unveiled his new Layers Cloud Chair, which is set to debut at the 2014 Milan Furniture Fair. The chair is made …

Furniture

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

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The Smarter, Safer, Stronger, Far-Out Materials Of The Future

Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.<p>Materials science has been at the root of material progress, and indeed all progress, for so long that we may be tempted to think that its greatest contributions are behind us. The …

Norman Bel Geddes, prophetic designer and unsung hero

His vision was eccentric and, in some ways, remarkably accurate.<p>Tragic as it may be, many of the world's most prodigious minds fail to see their visions of the future vindicated. Hell, Nikola Tesla laid the groundwork for X-rays, radar, and the first great electric sports car, yet died he penniless …

"No-one has realised" that most homeware catalogue images are renderings

<b>News:</b> the images in most kitchen, bathroom and bedroom catalogues are computer-generated but "no-one has realised", according to a leading CGI artist …

Remodeling 101: Shou Sugi Ban Charred Wood

Repeat after us: <i>shou sugi ban.</i> Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese …

Reclaimed Wood Floors Made Modern

To be filed under Desperately Want: cutting-edge wood floors from Los Angeles design firm Commune inspired by Nordic textiles and Bauhaus …

Amaze project will create the world's first metal 3D printer: to start self-building space stations - Pocket-lint

We're all excited by 3D printing because one day it could replace trips to the shops as everything can be downloaded and printed off at home. But …

Rad Illustrations by Jorge Lawerta

It's great to see some fresh illustration pieces from time to time. Although quite simple, these illustrations by Jorge Lawerta are pretty rad and …

3D printing isn't just cheaper, it's also greener, scientist says

Oct.3, 2013<p>3D printing isn't just cheaper, it's also greener, says <b>Michigan Technological University</b>'s Joshua Pearce, an associate professor of …

Stormtrooper helmets go over to the art side – in pictures

Art,Sculpture,Exhibitions,Saatchi gallery,Damien Hirst,David Bailey,Yinka Shonibare,Art and design,Star Wars,Film,Culture<p>Artists from David Bailey to Yinka Shonibare have appropriated the iconic Star Wars headgear for a new exhibition coming soon to London's Saatchi Gallery as part of STRARTA art …

10 Ways to Boost Creativity for Design Professionals

Have you ever wondered how an architect comes up with an award-winning building design or a fashion designer creates a fashion-forward line of …

Villa Escarpa – Architecture by Mário Martins

Modern Architecture.<p>Architect Mário Martins has designed the modern Villa Escarpa, a luxurious mansion in Praia da Luz, Portugal. The house is …

Architecture