Mark Moss

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A Thoughtful Essay On The Details of Design by Craig Mod - The Fox Is Black

I really hate the phrase “the devil’s in the details” but I certainly appreciate it’s intention. As a designer and someone who regards aesthetics in …

This Game Will Make You Feel Insane. Try It!

What’s the goal? Make your way through the maze. And try to keep your sanity.<p>Video games make us feel like gods, but we’re all just trained pets. A game will hand us a rocket launcher with unlimited ammo (I’m a god!). Then it will literally draw a trail leading us to our next target to shoot. And …

These Gadgets Are Designed To Help You Smash Bad Habits

“Pleasurable Troublemakers” help people have fun with self-improvement.<p>German designer and doctoral student Matthias Laschke knows self-improvement is hard work, so he thinks you should have fun while you’re at it. That’s why he and colleagues at the Folkwang University of Arts have created a …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Transform An Abandoned Parking Lot Into a Wildlife Habitat, Marfa Edition

If there’s one spot in the middle of nowhere that I’m desperate to visit, it’s Marfa, Texas. You too? Well, allow me to stoke the flames. Last week I …

Knot Lamp by Santiago Sevillano

In a new partnership with MANTRA, Santiago Sevillano Industrial Design Studio has developed the Knot lamp, a theatrical lamp with a futuristic style …

Avant-garde

What Should We Do With Abandoned Airports?

Older airports are being jettisoned for newer, regional behemoths. An exhibit from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design considers what the airport landscape might become.<p>Chances are, when you arrive at the airport, you’re more worried about forking over obscene amounts of cash for a checked bag than …

Reverend Gadget's Art Car

Among the dust in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, we spent six days braving the mayhem of the 2013 Burning Man Festival. There were plenty of interesting and strange characters roaming the playa, but one of our favorites was Reverend Gadget. He gave us a tour of his wacky, solar-powered electric …

Mike Birbiglia's Revenge On Harvard

Mike Birbiglia's Revenge On Harvard<p>Mike only wanted to join Harvard to work on the Lampoon like Conan, but the Ivy turned him down flat.<p>Share<p>The …

James Van Der Beek

Victory Gardens

Notions and perceptions revolving around food have changed drastically in recent years. As organic options become the norm for many, the origin and social and environmental impact of food continues to become a greater concern—with many consumers seeking a greater role in the production of their …

13 Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces

If you love decorating for the holidays, but the idea of fitting an 8-foot tree in your tiny apartment seems more fantastic than a visit from Santa, …

Watch: The 10 Best Slow-Motion Scenes Ever

<b>When used properly,</b> few special effects are as exhilarating and awe-inspiring as slow-motion. While the problem is often that it's used to excess, slow-motion provides not just a heightened view of the action at hand, but also increases suspense, enhances the impact of a given emotion, and adds …

The Art of Landscaping a Small Yard

It seems I’ve been to a lot of homes with small backyards lately. Some are really small. What strikes me with many a small space is that the people …

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Tom Fruin Studio is pleased to present Watertower, a new sculptural artwork by Brooklyn artist Tom Fruin. For the US premiere of his internationally recognized Icon series, Fruin has created a monumental water tower sculpture in colorful salvaged plexiglas and steel. Watertower is mounted high upon a water tower platform becoming part of the DUMBO, Brooklyn skyline. This project is the fourth work in the plexiglas and steel patchwork Icon series which features scavenged, reclaimed, and recycled materials constructed into sculptural tributes to architectural icons around the world. The series began in Copenhagen with Kolonihavehus in 2010, and can be seen as a three-dimensional evolution of Fruin’s found drug-bag quilts and flags for which he is well known. (o

Fallen Tree Bench by Benjamin Graindorge | Colossal

<p>Created by designer Benjamin Graindorge, FallenTree is a minimalist bench made from little more than a slab of glass and a carefully carved oak …

Hammock Bathtub: Suspend Your Disbelief and Take a Bath

What could be more relaxing than hanging from a hammock in the shade? Perhaps filling it with water, and luxuriating in a bath within that same …

Calvin & Hobbes nursery, complete with a fort for sleeping

Design and work by Katri Nurmela. Photographs by Jarkko Vertanen / Visimo.fi contacts: reddit.com/user/pellari

luna concrete iPhone 5 skin by posh craft + realize made of superthin flexible concrete, each iPhone case features a unique lunar landscape as its surface. see more: http://www.designboom.com/design/luna-concrete-iphone-5-skin-by-posh-craft-realize/

Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …

Graphic Design

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Behind every architect, there is an ingenious engineer.<p>Mads Bjerre of AART Architects …

Architecture

Pool, The Alchemy of Blue—Found Concrete Installations by Lizzie Buckmaster Dove | Colossal

<p>Coledale is a small seaside village in New South Wales, Australia, a place known for its surfing and slow pace of life. It’s also home to artist …

The Thing About Skateboarding and Landscape Architecture - The Fox Is Black

When Janne Saario says “there’s just me, material, and physics” you might think he’s talking about how he feels on a skateboard, but he isn’t. Saario …