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How Architects Turned This Former Set From “The Wire” Into A Training Ground For Tomorrow’s Designers

Thanks to a major architectural intervention–plus funding from Adobe–a decrepit factory is now a high-tech public design school.<p>On the lower level of the Baltimore Design School, a city public school located in central Baltimore, there is a blown-up photo affixed to a wall. The black-and-white …

Why Did Apple Just Pay $360 Million For Microsoft’s Sloppy Seconds?

Over the weekend, news broke that Apple bought an Israeli company called Primesense for $360 million. Here’s what that could mean for Apple’s future.<p>You may not have heard of Primesense before, so when Israeli newspapers reported over the weekend that Apple had purchased the company for $360 …

This Airplane Seat Shapeshifts To Your Body

Morph could make the economy class experience just a little more comfortable. Unfortunately, they can’t do anything about the guy drooling on your shoulder.<p>Flying economy is an unforgiving experience. Unless you want to shell out for extra legroom, the only shot you’ve got at controlling your own …

Having Fun At Work? It Could Be Bad For Your Productivity

It might keep employees from quitting, though.<p>How much is too much fun on the job? Keeping employee morale up helps people stay productive, but there comes a point when having fun at work gets in the way of, you know, actually doing work. A new study from the <i>Cornell Hospitality Quarterly</i> attempts …

Test Your Creativity With This Simple Word Exercise

When I say “banana,” what’s the first verb that comes to mind? New research explores creativity using a noun/verb exercise.<p>Here’s a simple, non-invasive way to test your creativity. Have a friend give you a list of 10 nouns and then write down an interesting verb that relates to each. Move through …

Creativity

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Design Thinking

How Lippincott, the branding and strategy firm behind Coca-Cola’s swirl, Starbucks’s logo, and Samsung’s global identity, fuses creativity and analytics.<p>I lead an unusual company. Lippincott, part of the highly analytical management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, is the creative force behind the …

An Awesome Map Of All The Characters In “Breaking Bad”

Have you had enough Breaking Bad infographics yet? Neither have we.<p><i>Breaking Bad</i> was an amazing show. But just as amazing may be its meta show, a legacy of data visualizations it will leave behind. From analysis of its wardrobe colors, to Walt’s evolving facial hair, to straight-up counts and …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

Letter-Pressed Notebooks Celebrate The Gettysburg Address

150 years ago, Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address. To celebrate the anniversary of this famous speech, a designer created a series of prints and notebooks featuring Lincoln’s timeless words.<p>150 years ago, in November of 1863, Abraham Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address, …

Office Inspiration

Nothing is more inspiring than working in a great office. Letting your creativity flowing around in an enjoyable workspace, is one of the many keys …

Ivetta Chair by Giancarlo Cutello

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>Created by Giancarlo Cutello for Formabilio, Ivetta is a chair or a rocking chair with a solid …

Moscow Apartment with a Luxury Cruise Ship Feel: Stonehenge Loft

Overlooking the Khimki Reservoir in Moscow, this generously-sized apartment resembles a luxury cruise ship abode . Entitled <b>Stonehenge</b>, the project …

DTI Logo

Perhaps I could cope with winters a little easier if I lived in a beautiful cabin-like home such as this one by Austrian architects Bernardo Bader. I …

60 Great Bar Stool Ideas – How To Pick The Perfect Design

Having a bar or an island in the kitchen is pretty much a must. It’s a very functional thing to have, plus it gives you the opportunity to …

Furniture

Top 10 Kitchens of 2013

From bright colors to relaxed looks.<p>This year in kitchen design, we saw everything from bright colors and a lot of shine to relaxed looks with wood and warm hues. Designers proved that no matter how small or large the space, the kitchen is still a place to make a statement by using stunning details …

DIY Christmas Crafts: 18 Homemade Holiday Ornament Ideas

<i>A Trio of Felt Ornaments</i> at the Purl Bee<p>There are so many beautiful ornaments for sale out there, but the ones I love best are the ones we've made …

Dwell

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50 Colorful Years of the Mustang

Ford has chosen the Mustang, their most iconic car, to illustrate the evolution of colors in vehicles over the past 50 years. The goal was to show …

Articles about 7 houses great lakes region on Dwell.com - Dwell

Permanent connection between nature and...<p>Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.<p>People blog about just about everything, so why not the massive undertaking of building your house? More and more, we're coming...<p>In our latest Backstory series, …

Great Lakes

Articles about 7 modern homes london on Dwell.com - Dwell

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, …

Architecture

National Geographic – 80s the Decade that Made Us – Illustration by Adhemas Batista

80s the Decade that Made Us.<p>Los Angeles-based illustrator and graphic designer Adhemas Batista was commissioned to create a key visual illustration …

HappyFly Brand Design by Realist

Travel Agency Identity.<p>Realist is a graphic design and branding studio dedicated to delivering design solutions for different businesses around the …

Graphic Design

New Quirky Photos of Couples Switching Clothes

<i>Switcheroo</i> is a playful series by Canadian photographer Hana Pesut (aka sincerelyhana) that juxtaposes a simple photo of a couple with a similar portrait of the same two people, except each member of the duo is wearing the other's clothes for round two. We first discovered Pesut's series over three …

Volunteering

Banksy Fans Interact with His Clever NYC Street Art

While the ever-elusive street artist Banksy continues to put up his clever works all over New York, his fans have been flocking to them, snapping pictures of the priceless pieces before they're gone (or defaced). Some have even put their own creative spin on them, interacting with the works in …

Streetwear

Urban Architecture – Photography by Jared Lim

Architectural Patterns.<p>Jared Lim is a Singapore-based photographer. On his travels he takes stunning pictures of urban architecture and landscapes. …

Photography

More Photos of Stunning Street Art Inside a Dilapidated Building in Paris

After posting about <i>Tour Paris 13</i>, the nine-story social housing tower in Paris that's been transformed into one massive street art exhibition, we had this uneasy feeling that the pictures didn't quite do the project justice. Lucky for us, photographer HBA_Jijo took over 370 photos of it, capturing …

Social Housing

Wallpaper of the Week - Abstract Pixelmator

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created for our latest Pixelmator tutorial titled Abstract Artwork in Pixelmator. It's an abstract …

Poster Design Inspiration – Work by DISONYANDO

The Jump to the Hipotime<p>This colorful poster design called ‘The Jump to the Hipotime’ was illustrated by DISONYANDO Ruben Córdoba Schwaneberg. The …

Graphic Design