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Featured Schools:<p>By - Mar 30<p>The annual New York Design Week event brings students together from around the world to investigate how we will preserve …

Product Design

Kitty Kasa: A Full Service Housing Module for Cats

ARNI Foundation is a nonproft organization that rescues abused animals as well as animals at local kill shelters. With the help of Studio Mango, they …

Pets

Train Track Trek: SEFT-1, the Abandoned Railway Exploration Probe Vehicle

When the Mexican national railway system privatized in 1995, passenger lines were decommissioned on the grounds of low profits. Despite their …

When Form Follows Fugly

I consider your average sinkside soap dish a design failure. They either have no drainage, leaving the bar to sit in a puddle of water that …

DIY

Fantastic Illustrations of Places by Nick Bear - The Fox Is Black

I’m a huge fan of Sketch Dailies, a Twitter based collection of artists creating work around a theme, and because of it I came across the work of …

Ceci N’est Pas Un Shirt: Opening Ceremony Debuts Surreal Magritte Line

Surrealist painter Rene Magritte had no trouble imagining naked women with fish heads or creepy adult-baby hybrids, but he might never have imagined that nearly 50 years after his death, fashionistas would be strutting around wearing his art. In Opening Ceremony’s wild new collection, 12 of the …

Art

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 …

Articles about bay area ipe clad backyard getaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.<p>We're on the hunt for homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area to feature in an upcoming video series.<p>Designed by acclaimed Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this magnificent midcentury modern in …

Architecture

Articles about midcentury kitchen renovation austin on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.<p>With the goals of improving storage and flow in …

Kitchens

Articles about 5 green homes dwells april outdoors issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Explore all of the Dwell Magazine Issues for 2016. New issues will be added throughout the …

San Diego

South Korea's Enormous Climbable Structure for Kids

Is it just me or is anyone else feeling a little bit queasy just looking at this? Luckey Climbers are three dimensional sculptures, designed for children, that encourage physical activity (and help give kids courage – I added that last part). Made of bent plywood or plastic platforms that are …

South Korea

Design & Identity Guidelines

I’m very excited to hear of Unit Editions latest release – Manuals 1: Design & Identity Guidelines. The book is the first comprehensive study of …

Korean High School Students Take Hilariously Random Yearbook Photos

While most high schools publish yearbooks with specific themes and fill in the bulk of the book with standard portraits of students against a plain backdrop, there are some Korean high schools who take a more free approach to assembling the memento. They allow students to take random and often …

High School

Creative Candleholder Turns Melted Wax into New Candle

<i>Rekindle Candle</i> is an ingenious product developed by designer Benjamin Shine that doubles as a candlestick holder and maker. The simple design, which greatly increases the reusability of the candle, works as both a pedestal for the illuminating stick and a sort of basin to collect the liquefied …

Decorations

Young People Swap Clothes with Their Older Relatives

<b>Chinese mother and daughter</b><p>Photographer Qozop photographs pairs of relatives in a series titled <i>Spring-Autumn</i> that juxtaposes an image of a youth and his/her family member from an older generation in their normal attire with a portrait of the two after they've swapped clothes. The series reveals a …

Clothing

Articles about 8 creative bedside tables on Dwell.com - Dwell

Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.<p>A roll-out table that embraces its practical purpose with a distinctive design.<p>Don’t underestimate the big impact that small design details can have on a space.<p>With clever packaging, Bocci turns a humble electrical outlet …

Furniture

Proposed Bike System in London Will Offer Elevated Routes

<i>SkyCycle</i> is a futuristic concept that will radically change how people bike in London. Created through a collaboration between Exterior Architecture, Foster + Partners, and Space Syntax, the elevated bike network was developed as a way to provide safe bicycle routes throughout the city.<p>According to …

Architecture

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 …

Minimalism

Articles about modern vacation homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

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

Vacation Homes

The Creepiest Horror Movie Of The Year Was Made With Puppets

1984 meets Alien in this stop-motion masterpiece.<p>Stop-motion animation–where a puppet is moved by an animator and photographed frame-by-frame to create the illusion of motion–is a special-effect technique that is as old as the movies themselves, but in recent years it’s been on the wane, with only …

Animation

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr | Colossal

<p>This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy …

Articles about 10 more tiny kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a …

Summer Fashion

Men's Boulder Boot

Testimonials<p>Hello everyone at Lems. First off I want to thank you for creating such an awesome boot.<p>I am on my second pair of the Boulder boot …

Boulder

Eye Ring Braille Scanner Allows Visually Impaired People to Read A Book

<b>Eye Ring Braille Scanner</b> is a concept ring device that provides a chance for visually impaired people to read books. You can find new and relevant …

Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials?

Sustainable materials are gaining ground, but long development time frames and gaps in knowledge make commercialisation tricky<p>Learning to surf in California's frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren't cutting it. Sure, a …

Sustainability

Camper On Hydraulics Is Cooler Than Any Treehouse

In between the menopausal robot and the almost-talking dog, <i>The Jetsons</i> painted a somewhat bleak vision of our future. Their saucer-like housing was placed atop giant hydraulics. Why? To lift a suburban family out of the ever-rising smog! That said, there was, and still is, an appeal to those …

Condominiums

Sam Greig

Sam Greig Furniture Design

Sam Greig is a recent graduate of the Contemporary Furniture Design course at Buckinghamshire New University who creates simple and elegant wood …

Furniture

Wu-Tang Clan’s 20th Birthday Cakes Ain’t Nuthing To F’ With

In celebration of the Wu Tang Clan’s 20th anniversary, cake goddess Amirah Kassem presents a Wu-inspired line of confections called C.R.E.A.M.: Cake Rules Everything Around Me.<p>The Wu-Tang Clan turns 20 this week, making us all feel like old, dirty bastards. In celebration of the group’s birthday, …

Wu-Tang Clan