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The designer transforming discarded Ikea furniture into joyful furniture

To illustrate a point about the uneasy dialectic at the heart of his profession, the designer Dale Hardiman invokes the most rudimentary era of his …

Australian Universities

Art Installation “Das bedrohte Haus“ (The threatened house) by German artist Andreas Sarow

Architecture

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Louise Sideboard & Cabinet by PELLE

Louise is a minimal collection consisting of a cabinet and sideboard created by New York-based studio PELLE. Described as a study in simultaneity, …

Furniture

1/3 For this month’s #architecturefriday, @dezeen staff have nominated their favourite red buildings from our archive, to coincide with this year’s Ferrari: Under the Skin exhibition at #thedesignmuseum. - Today we’re focusing on José Javier Gallardo's bright red Young Disabled Modules and Workshop Pavilions in Zaragoza, Spain, nominated by social media editor Danil Boparai @danilboparai. - Photograph by Jesús Granada (@jesusgranada) #Ferrari70 #FerrariUndertheSkin

Google service finds artworks that share similar color palettes

If you upload an image to this experimental Google website, it will return art with similar color combinations.

An algorithm that converts 3D meshes into machine-knitting patterns

A group of CMU researchers have created a generalizable approach to converting the model files generated by 3D design packages into knitting patterns …

Super Monster Wolf protects crops in Japan

Ordinary scarecrows cower in fear at the Super Monster Wolf, an animatronic beast invented to protect rice and chestnut crops from wild boar. The …

Eerily realistic animal heads that you can wear created by Japanese artist

These animal heads are hyper-realistic, but no, they aren't taxidermy. Created by Japanese artist and modeler Kamonohashizokei, these heads of lions, …

Surprising Geometric Home In Korea

The architect <b>Kim Seongyoul</b> of the Rieuldorang workshop in Korea designed this unique house called “manhwaricano”. The designer wanted to highlight …

Gargantuan Felt Masks of Beautifully Disturbing Characters by Paolo Del Toro | Colossal

<p>Artist Paolo Del Toro uses needle felting to create massive masks and sculptures using wool and foam. His creations depict mythical faces in …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

A Sculptural Twist on the Speaker

This has gotta be one of the most beautiful and bizarre standalone speakers we’ve ever seen! It explores using narrow, rolled strips of beech wood to …

The eCub 2 – A Retro Electric Motorcycle by Shanghai Customs

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Motorcycles<br>• Retro<p>The eCub 2 is a retro electric motorcycle from the international team at Shanghai Customs, it combines …

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

7 Prefab Companies That Oregon Dwellers Should Know

Modular homes available in the Beaver State, known for its abundant forests, place emphasis on sustainability and stay connected to the region's timber legacy.

What do we do with art made by bad people?

Another day, another headline about an artist/filmmaker/actor/YouTuber’s dodgy behaviour. The latest to come under fire are artist Chuck Close and photographer Thomas Roma, whose installations – about a dozen works each – at Washington DC’s National Gallery of Art have been put on hold indefinitely …

Martha Sturdy uses resin to create bold, blocky furniture

Canadian designer Martha Sturdy has combined geometric shapes with bold, primary colours to create a collection of furniture pieces made entirely …

Furniture

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas | Inc.com

As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of 100, saw more change in her lifetime than I'd ever possibly see. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong because my future math was a few …

Singularity

Amplified tiny house lets musician homeowner rock out in the great outdoors

Electric violin player Asha Mevlana wanted a home that combined her love of music with her need to scale down her lifestyle – so she came up with the …

Living Rooms

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

Cryptocurrency

How to Crush the Crypto Market, Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise and Do Whatever You Want the Rest of Your Life

Do you like making money at the push of a button?<p>How about working from home in your underwear? Do you hate corporate meetings worse than the plague? …

Stock Markets
Art

Architects squeeze an ethereal art gallery into a narrow Shanghai alleyway

Chinese studio Wutopia Lab converted a dim, dark alleyway between two buildings into a beautiful, light-filled gallery in Shanghai. Located in a …

Architecture

The 3 Best Solar Stocks of 2017

A few solar stocks had a surprisingly good year.<p>Solar stocks have been hot in 2017, driven by a solar market that will surpass 100 GW of …

Solar Power

ETF Focused On Marijuana Industry Launched | Investopedia

This ETF might bring “high” returns.<p>MJX, an ETF focused on the cannabis industry, made its debut on NYSE Arca on December 26. The fund previously …

Cannabis

A Bicycle Born in the Sky

This stunning roadster bike looks to the sky for avian inspiration! It’s called the Wing Cycle and its frame veers from the traditional diamond …

Roadsters

These Modernist Birdhouses are Inspired by Famous Architects

Douglas Barnhard, the owner of the home decor company Sourgrassbuilt, designs and builds birdhouses. Built out of repurposed materials, his designs …

Architecture

Garage House by Foomann Architects can be used for car parking or adaptable accommodation

Corrugated-metal cladding contrasts with an angled white-painted brick wall at this robust and economical house in Melbourne, which features a …

Driverless Cars

This Is the Biggest Marijuana Story of the Year, in Case You Missed It

This announcement may have huge implications for the cannabis industry.<p>The legal marijuana industry isn't just called the "green rush" because it …

Cannabis