Mike Coles

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Tower House has Powerful Verticals, Horizontals & Views

Sometimes a design concept gets in the way of good design, but at other times, a generative idea can carry through to create a space both remarkable …

English Building’s Brick Facade Playfully Slumps Down

<i>From the Knees of My Nose to the Belly of My Toes</i> is a surreal display by British designer Alex Chinneck that makes it look like the brick facade is sliding right off the front of a building in Margate, England. The eye-catching installation, which took Chinneck approximately one year to bring to …

House Inspired by a Totem Pole by atelier rzlbd

atelier rzlbd, headed by Reza Aliabadi, was tapped to design a modern and minimal home in Toronto that was anything but ordinary. The homeowners …

Articles about claesson koivisto runes scandinavian prefab prototype on Dwell.com - Dwell

Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration of the prefab home, combining time-honored Scandinavian touches with the...<p>Omnipresent Swedish firm Claesson Koivisto Rune will debut new pieces for 13 companies at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile...<p>A new prefab prototype on a Scottish …

Prefab Homes

Building Transformed Into Giant Rubik's Cube

For his thesis project, Javier Lloret turned a building into a giant, solvable Rubik's Cube. Making use of the media facade of the Ars Electronica in …

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

Villa Kogelhof by Architecture Bureau Paul de Ruiter

Villa Kogelhof.<p>The Dutch architecture bureau Paul de Ruiter has designed this puristic and modern house called “Villa Kogelhof”. But not only the …

Christmas tablets reviewed

A tablet is likely to be the must-have gadget for many people this Christmas. But which is the one you would most like to find in your stocking?<p>BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the tablet market, explains the different systems and reviews three devices.<p><b>Watch more clips</b> on the Click website<b>. If you</b> …

Tablets

Get £20 Apps Voucher With Nokia Lumia 1520 Purchase

If you’re thinking about getting a Nokia Lumia 1520, you’d be happy to know that Nokia is throwing in a £20 Windows Phone Store App voucher when you …

Nokia

Here Are The 38 Startups Pitching At TechCrunch Moscow Today

TechCrunch Moscow today features a whole 38 startups pitching to enter the final on Day Two, which features the main conference. You can catch the pitches live today on the live video stream but here’s a run-down of al the companies, as they describe themselves.<p>The Startup Alley features over 70 …

Designer Creates 12 Surreal Shoes Representing 12 Exes

<b>“Jetsetter” Jessica</b> <i><br>12 Shoes for 12 Lovers</i> is a creative collection of sculptural footwear by New York-based Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz that is inspired by his past personal relationships. Each shoe boasts a unique design that reflects on a specific woman from his past. The twelve shoes …

New research maps the secret structure of the sun

A discovery that could help explain everything from solar storms to sunspots<p><i>The phenomenon of solar flares, as seen above, might be better understood thanks to the discovery of giant cells.</i><p>Nearly half a century ago, scientists started to unravel the structure of the sun and determine how solar …