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Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Municipal, Resamitz, Cortes

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 …

Outstanding Entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Take a moment and travel with us as we explore some of the most magnificent places in the world. It's already that time again, when photographers get to show off their skills by entering the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. This year, the grand prize winner will score a …

Nature Photography

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

This is the start of a series of posts about design principles. It begins with these principles of gestalt, because <b>many of the design principles we</b> …

Smiley Face Screws Bring Joy to Your D.I.Y. Projects

It's easy to overlook a screw. This ubiquitous object hasn't majorly changed in our lifetime, and you wouldn't expect it to. Well, forget the standard Phillips and flat-heads, because Japanese designer Yuma Kano created the <i>Screw 🙂</i>, a take on the universal product that has its head imprinted with a …

Woodworking

Everyday Objects Hilariously Redesigned in Ridiculous Ways

At first glance, you might not think twice about a pot with two handles or a chair with a curved seat. But if you actually imagine using any of these products, you may find yourself laughing at the impracticality of it all. Created by Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani, <i>The Uncomfortable</i> is an …

Design

House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

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

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Archist Illustrations by Federico Babina

The Archist Poster Illustration Series.<p>I’m sure you still remember the ARCHICINE movie poster series by Federico Babina, which I presented to you …

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Design

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Amplify, Farray, Tiny Tim

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 …

Typography

A Loft with Two Metallic Structures

The wide open expanse of a loft-type space can sometimes be daunting, not knowing how to break the space up into zones or for separate uses. There’s …

Architecture

Complex Illustrations Formed with Tangles of Colorful Wires

Greece-based artist Charis Tsevis is fascinated with the wired world we live in. No matter how wireless technology continues to develop, we still find ourselves dependent upon outlets for data transfer and power, and, if we look around, it's standard to be surrounded by a handful of plugs …

Human Anatomy

Professional Juggler Creates Crazy Hinge System

Sweden-based Erik Åberg has created a rather crazy system of hinging cubes together. Even more interesting is his background: Åberg is a professional …

“As Tears Go By” by The Rolling Stones - The Fox Is Black

It’s been a rainy couple of days here in Los Angeles, a rarity for sure, but it certainly creates a nostalgic feeling. It made me think of this oldie …

Visualizing 15 Years Of Acquisitions By Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, And Facebook

You grow old, you slow down, and you die. That is, unless you can inject some fresh blood. After watching the last generation of tech giants wither or stagnate, today’s juggernauts are relying on acquisitions to keep them young and relevant. Check out the interactive infographic below to compare …

Incredible Brick Sculptures by Brad Spencer

Reidsville, North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer works with bricks to produce eye-catching, figurative sculptures. Each piece of work in the sculptor's growing collection is an intriguing look at a common medium used in an unconventional way. The fact that bricks are typically an architectural …

Sculpture

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

Typography

Helena Frank combines animals and humans in these charming illustrations - The Fox Is Black

Helena Frank, a Copenhagen based illustrator and animation director, creates these beautiful pieces which comically combine both animals and people. …

Surgically Altered Ceramics by Beccy Ridsdel | Colossal

<p>UK-based artist Beccy Ridsdel creates fun yet strangely macabre interventions where ceramics have been surgically altered to reveal additional …

A House Built into the Rugged Terrain

Built within the sloped rugged terrain in Hyogo, Japan, the Krampon residence was designed by Shogo Aratani Architect & Associates to sit atop the …

Architecture

Design Icon: Oscar Niemeyer - Dwell

Brazil’s modern architectural visionary Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) imagined buildings as sensuous and curvaceous as the beauties he’d see strolling the Copacabana beach, within eyesight of his main studio in Rio. He said "form follows feminine," but music is almost a more potent metaphor for his …

Architecture

Incredible 'Mini Museum' Is a Collection of Earth and Beyond

Hans Flex has collected natural wonders and historical artifacts and encapsulated them in a portable selection of curiosities, which he has aptly named <i>Mini Museum</i>. For the past 35 years, Flex acquired specimens from around the world and throughout time, including mammoth hair, the Berlin Wall, the …

Washington D.C.

Origami Bench by blackLAB architects

blackLAB architects inc. designed some clever seating for a special exhibit as part of the 2014 Interior Design Show in Toronto that’s now taken up …

Unzipping Public Spaces One Giant Zipper at a Time | Colossal

<p>For the last few years Japanese artist Jun Kitagawa has been installing these giant zippers in public locations around Japan. The 2D and 3D artworks …

Furniture Inspired by Line Drawings by Jin il Park

Seoul, Korea-based furniture designer and artist brought both of his interests together for a collection of experimental furniture for his Drawing …

Drawing

The Skyline Framework

The most recognizable characteristic of any global city is its unique skyline. Drishti Khemani, an illustrator from Singapore, put together a series …

Skyscrapers