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Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Andy Denzler Creates Paintings That Look Like Distorted Old Memories - The Fox Is Black

Zurich based painter Andy Denzler sees the world differently from you and I. His paintings resemble old, distorted memories, like uncovered video …

Articles about modern australian homes part four on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with …

Is This The Ugliest House In America?

What is even going on here.<p>Designers with delicate sensibilities, look away. This may be the most hideous McMansion in America. Built in 1956, this is “almost-famous pimp-turned-construction mini-magnate” Jerry A. Hostetler’s Indianapolis Hearst Castle. Minus the architectural prowess. Plus more …

Earl’s Court House Interior by Studio MacLean

Located in an area called Kenway Village, in Earls Court, London, this three-storey 18th century cottage with a blacksmiths workshop attached to the …

A Huge Collection of Embroidered Temari Spheres by an 88-Year-Old Grandmother | Colossal

<p>Temari balls are a form of folk art that originated in China and were introduced to Japan in the 7th century. The carefully hand-embroidered balls …

Beneath the Surface: Sublime Underwater Portraits by Samantha French | Colossal

<p>Artist Samantha French was born raised in Minnesota where she attended the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and now lives and works in …

Manufacturing Materials Become Minimalist Handbags

Sometimes we’re so busy making up new ways to do things that we forget to use the resources we already have. Repurposing existing production techniques and materials was the starting point for designer Joris de Groot’s two minimalist handbag designs called Crease and Weld, which were produced using …

Photographing the Death of Darkrooms: The Work of Michel Campeau

Self-reference in art takes... delicacy. Turn the gaze around and you can quickly wind up with work that feels like endless MFA show self-portraits …

Surreal Silhouettes of Talking Trees in Barcelona

Madrid-based Spanish street artist Sam3 recently created an intriguing mural titled <i>Park</i> on the side of a building in Barcelona. The large-scale work presents silhouettes of four trees whose entangled branches transform their image into that of two people's heads facing each other. The incredible …

Huh? Wow! Artist Flips A Building Upside Down

In the middle of London, a centuries-old building seems to have gotten turned around. Once the site of a livery stable, the four-story building on Blackfriar Road now appears to hang upside down, with part of the structure dangling almost a full story above the ground.<p><i>Miner On The Moon</i> is a new …

Articles about how modern kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s become a base coat, rather than a feature piece in interior design.<p>We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning …

Articles about ray eames 101 on Dwell.com - Dwell

When resources are limited, design takes flight.<p>Charles and Ray Eames's seminal short Powers of Ten dared a generation of students to rethink the scope of urban planning.<p>Clowns, churches, and an aquarium: Find out how far the boundless curiosity of Ray and Charles Eames stretched.<p>Now that the last …

Articles about modern vacation homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted …

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19 Stainless Steel Sculptures Featuring Nine Languages

Barcelona-born Jaume Plensa astounds once again with his new figurative installation inhabiting the Galerie Lelong in New York. Entitled <i>Talking Continents</i>, the 19 stainless steel elements are comprised of letters from nine international alphabets.<p>The collection of effigies stand to represent more …

92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates Amazingly Complex Temari Balls

These stunning embroidered balls called “temari” were made by the prodigiously nimble fingers of a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan. Although she only learned this elaborate skill in her sixties, she has since created nearly 500 unique designs that have been photographed by her granddaughter …

These Amazing Models Shattered Body Standards In 2013

Models often seem to represent the worst of the fashion industry, as the embodiment of fashion's obsession with perfection and the root of our body insecurities. But in 2013, several groundbreaking women showed another side of the industry and, whether intentionally or not, actually used their …

Mark Wahlberg & Kellan Lutz: HFPA InStyle Party!

<b>Mark Wahlberg</b> gets together with <b>Jeremy Piven</b> for a photograph while attending <b>The HFPA InStyle Party</b> to celebrate the <i>2014 Golden Globe Awards Season</i> …

Introducing InStyle Essentials New Tuxedo Shirt—Plus, 3 Ways to Style It!

Our holiday gift to you: this tuxedo shirt, the newest addition to <i>InStyle</i> Essentials (a collection of button-fronts that use bra size for a better …

More September Wins: ‘Vogue’, ‘InStyle’ Report Record-Breaking Paging

It looks like September is set to be a record-breaking month for a whole slew of fashion titles. Following Hearst’s news that <i>Elle</i> and <i>Marie Claire</i> are …