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Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

Patricia Urquiola adds grid-based patterns to architectural glass

<b>NeoCon 2015:</b> Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has added colourful geometric patterns to sheets of architectural glass for Chicago company Skyline …

Renzo Piano designs handbag to match new Whitney Museum

Renzo Piano has designed a limited-edition bag for Italian fashion house Max Mara modelled after his latest project: New York's Whitney Museum, which …

Adventures in Laser Kerf Bending

If you're going to go curved, you may as well go pretty<p>When Shaun Crampton designed a bentwood housing for his self-built radio receiver, he didn't …

3D Printed Lamp Shades for Plumen Bulbs

We all know and love the sculptural bulbs that Plumen makes and now the designer bulbs will have an exclusive 3D printed shade, called Kayan, to live …

These Shelves Double As Mid-Century Modernist Dollhouses For Grown-Ups

Playing with a dollhouse as an adult might result in a Peter Pan Syndrome diagnosis–unless your dollhouse doubles as a functional shelf for holding accepted grown-up signifiers like car keys, reading glasses, and mail, like The Floating House shelves.<p>Designed by Canadian furniture maker Judson …

Beautiful Houses: Five to One Apartment

Today we will show you small and charming apartment in New York, a project by MKCA. The architects created a really nice concept for this 390 square …

An Artistic Eco-Twist on the Hanger

Victor Puzur’s “Trempel” clothes hanger transforms ordinary industrial cardboard tubing into elegant space-saving hangers that perfectly support the …

This Violin Looks Like A Sci-Fi Weapon

Husband and wife design team Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg, founders of Miami’s Monad Studio, have a consistent aesthetic. Whether they’re building a guitar or designing an office building, their work resembles something that’s crawled out of one of the <i>Alien</i> films. And their latest project …

13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography

Photographer Matthew Rycroft put together this video containing 13 strange, random, and mind-bending “facts” about photography. These are short and …

This is What You Get When You Strap Fireworks to a Drone for Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Calder Wilson recently did some experimentation by attaching fireworks to a drone and then flying it around in a long exposure …

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

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This Impossible Rocking Chair Wouldn’t Exist If Not For 3-D Printing

This alien-looking rocking chair shows us how weird design could get when we start designing in earnest for 3-D printers.<p>With its vaguely Caribbean aesthetic and ovum-like design, the Durotaxis Chair looks from a distance more like an alien egg than something you sit on. Look closer, though, and …

Stay-At-Home Mom Creates Surreal Silhouettes of Her Kids Using Only Her iPhone

Stay-at-home mom Ali Jardine has amassed a huge following on Instagram, 511,000 followers, by consistently creating surreal photos on her iPhone. Originally a painter, Jardine found her true calling as an artist when she started playing with Instagram and all the other photo apps on her mobile …

Mobile Photography

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Streetwear

Articles about cutting edge design made possible 3 d printing on Dwell.com - Dwell

Asked to design a space for an art collector whose body and walls were already covered in decoration, architect Thom Faulders...<p>The disruptive technology is ready for a closeup, with Print the Legend, a new documentary film on 3D printing premiering this...<p>Believed to be the first house printed …

3D Printing

Young Love: Intimate, Candid Snapshots of Couples on the Streets of NYC

Between shooting photo and video assignments for the <i>New York Daily News</i>, multimedia journalist Julia Xanthos uses her iPhone to capture fleeting, candid portraits of couples sharing intimate moments on the streets of NYC. Whether they are on park benches, waiting for the subway, or standing on a …

Relationships

Herb Ritts: old-school glamour's last stand

There is perhaps no better chronicle of the late 80s/early 90s supermodel era than the stark, natural-lit, black-and-white photography of Herb Ritts. With his statuesque shots of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Christy Turlington, Ritts helped to create a glamorous celebrity aesthetic that …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures by Jennifer Townley Fuse Mathematics and Art | Colossal

<p>Although powered by simple rotary engines, these kinetic sculptures by Netherlands-based sculptor Jennifer Townley are dizzying in complexity. …

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"Spy" Photographer Captures Secret Marriage Proposals All Over New York City

You plan for weeks or even months. You've bought the ring, you've picked out the place and now you want a way to remember the flood of emotions that will come with that special moment. Who do you call but Vlad Leto, a 30-year-old photographer who's well-equipped for these types of shots. As of …

Photography

Surfer Photographs Frozen Waves Breaking on the Island of Nantucket

Traveler, surfer and photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh recently captured the rare site of nearly frozen waves breaking on the island of Nantucket. The frigid New England temperatures have turned the sea off the coast of Massachusetts into sheets of water that Nimerfroh likened to “slushies.” The …

Baking

First Look: Google’s New Digs By Thomas Heatherwick And Bjarke Ingels

Woah!<p>Earlier this week, <i>The New York Times</i> broke the news that Internet giant Google is planning new starchitect-designed headquarters by Bjarke Ingels Group and Thomas Heatherwick. Not to be outdone by Apple’s Norman Foster-designed spaceship or Facebook’s Frank Gehry-designed offices, the new …

World-Famous Architects Share With Us Their Inspiring Quotes

If there’s anything famous architects tried to teach us over the years is to never underestimate the power of design. Iconic names such as Frank …