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The Co.Design Guide To Black Friday 2014

Two-sided colanders, digital notebooks, inexpensive standing desks: our favorite multifunctional goodies from 2014.<p>Products with just one function are so passe. In 2014, phones are also cameras and bracelets are also sleep trackers. Multifunctional products can save users space and money–why have …

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Friday Five with Jon Sherman of Flavor Paper

<i>Jon Sherman is not only the founder of Flavor Paper, he’s the creative director, helping to remove the beige from the world one colorful wallpaper at</i> …

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Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

Prefab Homes

How to transform your tiny flat into a five-bed pad

Microapartments make living in a big city semi-affordable, but tiny, featureless boxes can hardly be called homes. When Madrid-based graphic designer …

Buildings Built By Energy And Light Create A New Type Of Architecture

Architect Sean Lally sees building materials beyond just wood, concrete, and glass.<p>When most architects think about energy, they’re thinking about how to use less of it. But Chicago-based architect Sean Lally sees energy in a fundamentally different way–as a building material. Lally envisions a …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

A Set of Tables Inspired by Rock Formations

These geometric tables by Antoine Morris rock (ha! get it?). The set, called Rock Metal, was inspired by rock formations and give you the ability to …

Furniture

Adventurous Couple Carry Kids on Their Backs While Photographing Breathtaking Landscapes

Australia-based couple Dylan Toh and Marianne Lim of Everlook Photography manage to balance parenting and their passion for landscape photography by carrying their two children on their backs as they travel the world to capture amazing scenes. While landscape photography is difficult enough with …

Photography

"Chinese Google" Baidu designs a smart bike fitted with data-generating sensors

The research wing of Chinese web services company Baidu is developing a smart bicycle called Dubike that can generate its own electricity, in …

Street Artists Inspire Communities to Shop on Small Business Saturday

Chicago \\\ Artist: JC Rivera<p>DC \\\ Artist: Aniekan Udofia<p>Los Angeles \\\ Artist: Hueman<p>Miami \\\ Artist: Hebru Brantley<p>New York City \\\ Artist: …

Small Business

Per Kristian Nygård crams a grassy valley into an Oslo gallery

Norwegian artist Per Kristian Nygård attempted to bring the outside inside with this installation that involved building grassy mounds inside an Oslo …

A Home in Seattle for a Family to Share

b9 architects designed a custom house in Seattle, Washington that also comes with a second, or accessory, dwelling for a tenant or a family member. …

Outdoor Spaces

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Renaud Marion's "Air Drive"

Renaud Marion's "Air Drive"<p>via mbandf.com<p>Ever since he was a child, photographer Renaud Marion always dreamed of piloting a flying car. Since we’re still (unfortunately) dependent upon rubber tires and asphalt, Marion decided to envision his idea of future transport. On view now at MAD Gallery in …

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Artist Transforms Children's Drawings into Adorable Plush Toys

Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao turns children's drawings into adorable, handcrafted plush dolls. The toys, which she calls “softies,” are one-of-a-kind reflections of the kids' creativity and imagination. Anything that they can dream up–from rainbow cats to cute bat-pig hybrids to three-headed …

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Form Us With Love Designs an Affordable Chair for IKEA

Stockholm-based design studio Form Us With Love designed the affordable, stackable JANINGE chair collection for Swedish giant IKEA. The design had to …

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