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Japan Has Ingeniously Created Sliced Chocolate for Sandwiches

The old phrase “the next best thing since sliced bread,” might need some tweaking because Japanese food company Bourbon has come up with a product that trumps any loaf–they've created sliced chocolate. Instead of buying the sweet snack in the form of a thick bar or a jar of creamy spread, Bourbon's …

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Synthetic biology is turning into industrial design, says Daisy Ginsberg

Advances in genetic technology mean that creating synthetic animals has become just another branch of industrial design, according to Daisy …

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Hand-Painted Pouch

Designed by Kathi Keppel and made with love in New Orleans, DVRA's bags and apparel channel warm tropical goodness thanks to papayas, banana leaves and pineapple motifs. She's collaborated with local artist collective MILAGROS (whose installation work typically covers walls, buildings and even …

Sponsored Video: How Achieving the "Perfect Black" is the Portal to Perfect Color

As any photographer or cinematographer will tell you, color is extremely important to the quality of an image. The pop of red on a femme fatale’s lips, the baby blue eyes of a smooth crooner, the earthy viridescence of a grassy field—each color plays a pivotal role in how we experience the world …

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Photographer Spends Years Documenting Immense Storm Waves that Crash Against the Porthcawl Lighthouse | Colossal

<p>For the last six years photographer Steve Garrington has spent countless hours documenting the oceanic events surrounding a single lighthouse in …

New Anonymous Portraits Liberated From Their Museum Frames by Julien de Casabianca | Colossal

<p>We are often inundated with images of famous artworks, pieces even the most disconnected art viewer can name on the spot. These portraits however …

Ang Lee’s Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier 3D Boxing Film in Development

The Hyperloop Will Begin Testing In Nevada In 2016

Full speed ahead!<p>The startup company Hyperloop Technologies — which takes its name from Elon Musk’s proposed invention but has no direct connection to him — announced today that it will build a test track for the ultra-fast transportation service in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Located within an …

‘Black Box’ in Portugal Remodel Hides Some Surprises

<b>Inês Brandão Architecture</b> completed the design of <b>Casa Celeiro</b>, a stylish remodel in Monte Real, Portugal. The young family living here wanted to pay …

Articles about tiny prefab cabins upgrade rugged camping site colorado on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.<p>Each week, we tap into …

De Rosee Sa builds "strangely familiar" black cabin beside a lake in rural Belgium

Described by architecture studio De Rosee Sa as a "magical lakeside cabin", this small black hut in Belgium shares many characteristics with the …

Paul De Ruiter Architects Design Minimalist Abode in the Thuringia Forest

Sitting on the hillside in the forest-filled area of Thuringia in central Germany is this new design by Paul de Ruiter Architects. The lush green …

Articles about loft floating home san francisco waterfront on Dwell.com - Dwell

A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...<p>San Francisco is a hotbed for design, …

ODA's Manhattan Tower Offers Residents a Slice of Suburbia in the Sky

Inspired by the recent trend for super-skinny, super-tall skyscrapers currently dominating the Manhattan luxury residential market, <b>ODA New York</b> has …

Articles about 7 cozy scandinavian prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration of the prefab home, combining time-honored Scandinavian touches with the...<p>Resolution:4 Architecture creates …

Articles about our dwell home day modernist glass encased forest abode on Dwell.com - Dwell

Representing the architectural eclecticism of L.A.’s west side, the five homes selected for day one of the Dwell Los Angeles Home...<p>Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>On view all summer, a new exhibition at Philip Johnson's Glass …

Bosco Verticale “Vertical Forest” by Stefano Boeri Architetti is voted CTBUH 2015 Best Tall Building Worldwide.

On Friday the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, or CTBUH, named a Milanese skyscraper as the “2015 Best Tall Building Worldwide” at its …

Lernert & Sander Direct A Hypnotizing 3-In-1 Music Video

It’s a given that Dutch artists Lernert & Sanders get weird with their video work. Case in point: applying 365 layers of makeup on a Belgian model and these dapper folks Hula-Hooping in a COS promotion. For their latest collaboration with Amsterdam-based band De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig, the …

Memoirs of Leonora Christina, daughter of Christian IV of Denmark (Book, 1929)

Additional Physical Format:<p>Online version:<br>Ulfeldt, Leonora Christina, grevinde, 1621-1698.<br>Memoirs of Leonora Christina, daughter of Christian IV of …

Born on This Day: Ole Worm – collector extraordinaire

<b>‘… [your] name and glory is not only renowned among one people and nation, but across the earth, wherever scientific and learned studies are</b> …

Kristiansand | Norway

<b>Kristiansand</b>, town and seaport, southern Norway. Located on the Skagerrak (strait between Norway and Denmark) at the mouth of the Otra River, it has …

Christian IV | Scandinavian king

<b>Christian IV</b>, (born April 12, 1577, Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, Den.—died Feb. 28, 1648, Copenhagen), king of Denmark and Norway (1588–1648), who …

Drone Footage Captures Breathtaking Aerial Tour of Iceland's Dramatic Landscape

Countless photos have shown us the incredible beauty of Iceland, but this amazing video (below) by Blue Racer Productions is just another reminder of the Nordic country's allure. Shot during a recent 8-day trip to the island nation, using a DJI Phantom 3 drone, this aerial footage takes viewers on …

In.It.Studios' Prefab Garden House is a Modern Small Space Tucked Away In The Forest

1/14<p>Garden Studio-In.It.Studios<p>The Garden House by In.It.Studios is a compact home perfect for solitary retreats or for entertaining guests. Tucked …

What happened when Brad Pitt and his architects came to rebuild New Orleans

After Hurricane Katrina, movie star Brad Pitt descended on New Orleans to help rebuild the Lower Ninth, one of the city's hardest hit neighborhoods.<p>With him, came a retinue of star architects: Thom Mayne. Shigeru Ban. Frank Gehry. Among others. Each has won the Pritzker Prize, sometimes referred to …