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8 of the Spookiest Hotels Around the World

Taj Mahal

THE SHOT: The Great Migration of 2015

I have been covering the migrant story for three weeks in Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. I wanted to witness, and photograph, the biggest mass migration of people in Europe since WWII. The exodus of people from the Middle East and beyond is testing the European Union and beginning …

Artist Cultivates 1.2-Acre Field Into Massive Crop Art Paying Homage to Van Gogh

Displaying a talent cultivated throughout his lifetime, Stan Herd‘s aptly named “earthworks” are a uniquely rural form of art. His latest piece (a massive reformation of Van Gogh's 1889 <i>Olive Trees</i>) <i></i>sits in a field in Eagan, Minneapolis, gaining worldwide attention. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, …

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

La La Land

20 best places to go apple picking in the northeastern U.S.

Feel that chill in the air? Apple picking season has arrived.<p>With every season comes the quintessential seasonal getaway, and with our fall sweaters, …

New Hampshire

Pictures of the Week 9.24.15

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

Beyonce, Biden at Global Citizen Festival: Pictures

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

Models Take Selfies on the Dolce & Gabbana Runway

Real life meets runway.<p>In the age of social media, runway shows have become as much about garnering the most likes, tweets, vines, pins and overall impressions than earning the praise of fashion editors and buyers. Which helps to explain Dolce & Gabbana's latest runway show. Models took selfies as …

Fashion Shows

ESPERANTO: Modular Units for a Modern Bathroom

ESPERANTO is a new bathroom collection from Italian company Rexa Design that was designed by Monica Graffeo. Perfect for small spaces, the collection …

Furniture

80-Year-Old Man Builds Dog Train to Take Abandoned Strays on Adventures

Eugene Bostick has a heartwarmingly unique hobby: he's a train conductor for stray dogs. "We live down on a dead-end street, where me and my brother have a horse barn," the 80-year-old told The Dodo. "People sometimes come by and dump dogs out here, leaving them to starve. So, we started feeding …

15 Designs for Organizing Boots

Good boots deserve better than a jumble on the floor<p>People with a collection of boots—dress boots, Wellingtons, riding boots, work boots, etc.—need a …

An Insane Look At How Pathogens Travel Between Species

Pathogens–parasites, viruses, bacteria and fungi–might be invisible to the human eye, but they’re everywhere and affect every living thing. While humans generously share these infectious parasites with other humans, we get them from other species, too. According to a recent paper in <i>Scientific Data</i>, …

Charcoal sketches cover the walls of The Drawing Room by Faye and Erica Toogood

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> London-based Studio Toogood has created an autobiographical "drawing room" filled with furniture, clothing and personal …

Hand Lettering Artist Colin Tierney

It's hard to find some people that don't love typography, and I'm not different. Today I'm here to showcase the work of Colin Tierney, a guy that …

101 Artists To Listen To Before You Die

While listicles can sometimes feel like lazy writing, the book "101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die" from Spanish illustrator and music lover Ricardo Cavolo is anything but. Inside, he dedicates two pages to each artist who has had an impact on his life. On the left, Cavolo hand writes …

Design Museum exhibition celebrates 50 years of British road signage

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> designers including Neville Brody, Morag Myerscough and Malcolm Garrett have reinterpreted the Calvert and …

Graphic Design

Learn How Neurons Work Through An Autobiographical, Interactive Story

Nicky Case’s Neurotic Neurons is one of the best infographics we’ve ever seen, but it’s so much more than that.<p>Falling somewhere between an infographic, a web comic, and an animated TED talk, Neurotic Neurons, an interactive graphic by artist Nicky Case, is charming, educational, funny, sad, and …

Chess Deconstructed: Inside The Saul Bass Tribute-Turned-Video Game

NotDoba is an addictive little game that looks and sounds like a Saul Bass credit sequence come to life.<p>The legendary Saul Bass was one of the most influential graphic designers of the 20th century, lending his unique unique vision to everything from corporate logos to motion picture title …

Adorable 5-Month-Old Domesticated Fox Helps Raise Awareness for Her Species

Rylai is a 5-month-old red fox who has captured the hearts of thousands as one of the cutest pets on Instagram. Since her birth in April, she's spent her days eating, playing, and maintaining an adorably snuggly sleep schedule. Seeing as she's white in color, many assume that Rylai's an arctic fox, …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Amsdam, Summer

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Apple could launch its first electric car in next four years

Apple hopes to launch an electric car to the public by 2019, according to reports that emerged this week.<p>The tech giant, which recently revealed …

Logos and Marks from 2015 by Sabbath Visuals

A grayscale collection of logos and marks created in 2015 by Sabbath Visuals.<p>Look at this great collection of logos and marks created in 2015 by …

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RIMOWA's Electronic Luggage Tag for Advanced Check-in

Thanks to a packed airline app market, advanced check-ins (plus last minute seat changes and even upgrade awareness) have never been easier. That said, anyone traveling with a checked bag still has to visit a counter. This September, Germany's aluminum and polycarbonate luggage manufacturers RIMOWA …

Rolf and Mette Hay on Making High-Quality, Affordable Design Objects

The founders of the Danish brand HAY answer our Core77 Questionnaire.<p><b>Names:</b> Mette and Rolf Hay<p><b>Occupation:</b> Founders of the Danish design company</b> …

New Works from Paper Cut Pioneer Charles Clary

Charles Clary may ring a bell because we’ve featured him before on Design Milk, when he received a grant a few years back. We were fascinated with …