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10 Things To Know About Android Things - Google's Latest IoT Device OS

Google has launched Android Things, an Android-based device OS for the Internet of Things. Combined with Weave, this software will play a crucial role in Google’s IoT strategy.<p>Android Things heats up the device market with a new OS. Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 IoT to hobbyists and OEMs. Though …

Internet of Things

Artist Charles Young Completes Work on Daily Paper Model Project After Designing 365 Structures | Colossal

<p>It’s daunting to witness the labor poured into a 365-day creative project, be it taking a daily photo, doing a quick sketch, or even writing a few …

Zaha Hadid's Stunning Mountain Museum Nestled Inside the Italian Dolomites

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner is a renowned adventurer who has achieved incredible feats: he was the first person to climb Mount Everest without the aid of an oxygen tank, as well as the first to ascend all 14 mountains around the world that are over 8,000 meters high. Since earning these …

NASA-Inspired Hydroponic Garden Grows Plants in a Compact Ferris Wheel

Using one of NASA's discarded ideas as inspiration, design firm DesignLibero developed a rotary hydroponic garden known as <i>The Green Wheel</i>. This futuristic invention allows plants to rotate around a light source as gravity optimizes plant production. Over the years, NASA has come up with several …

New Yorkers Go Sticker Crazy at Yayoi Kusama's Latest Obliteration Room

New York, are you ready to have a little fun? Yayoi Kusama's famous interactive installation, called <i>The Obliteration Room</i>, has just come to David Zwirner gallery and visitors have already started to line up to get a chance to turn a completely white room into an explosion of color. Step inside a …

9 Gorgeous Gas Stations Throughout History

Gas stations are rarely known for their aesthetics. Looking like a truck stop is no compliment for a work of architecture. It hasn’t always been so: In the early days of American car culture, gas stations were designed with enough architectural flamboyance to lure customers off the highway. As …

Articles about 80 square foot cabins countryside form idyllic art studio on Dwell.com - Dwell

In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property...<p>Two free-standing studios provide a distraction-free setting for an artist-in-residence program in the countryside of Connecticut.<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than …

Mark Oliver Illustrations

Selected poster illustrations by Mark Oliver.<p>Mark Oliver is a full time, professional artist and award winning illustrator based in Worthing, United …

Vertical Forest: An Urban Treehouse That Protect Residents from Air and Noise Pollution | Colossal

<p>A potted forest of trees and branching steel beams disguise this 5-story apartment building in Turin, Italy. Designed by Luciano Pia, <i>25 Verde</i> brings …

Architecture

Wallpaper of the Week by Romain Trystram

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by Romain Trystram a freelance illustrator and digital artsit from Arcueil, France. The …

San Francisco

This Kinetic Wall Of Clocks Is Utterly Hypnotic

Some things are just meant to be seen in motion. That’s certainly the case with <i>A Million Times</i>, a whirring board of almost 300 analogue clocks that exist in such a beautiful harmony with one another that they can segue from a pattern of rhythmically undulating waves to a full-functional digital …

Art

Hombre_Mcsteez's Brilliant Aug(De)Mented Reality Animation Technique

Using sheets of acetate, some markers and his phone's built-in camera, the artist known as Hombre_Mcsteez creates brilliant animations that overlay …

Dry Skin

Wooden Tunnels Installation

Brazilia artist Henrique Oliveira has recently built a huge wooden cavern with tons of tunnels at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade in São …

8 Bit Inspired Art by Adam Lister

8 Bit inspired watercolor paintings.<p>Check out this cool 8 Bit inspired art by Adam Lister. The Beacon, NY based artist creates geometric 8-Bit …

Art

Brilliant Head-Hammock Gives Passengers Privacy In Economy Class

Getting cozy and catching up on <i>Game on Thrones</i> can be awkward when you’re sitting in coach. Is it wrong, for instance, to watch decapitation scenes on your private screen when the eight-year-old kid sitting next to you is peering over your shoulder?<p>A new contraption from graduate students at the …

Sitting

What Happens When You Let Top Architects Design Bus Stops

Residents of the tiny Austrian village of Krumbach (population: 1,000) now get to wait for public transportation in style. Last year, the village’s cultural association reached out to acclaimed architecture firms to design unique bus stops that would be built by local craftsmen.<p>An international …

Architecture

The Tea Cup SlingsHOT Means No More Wet Tea Bags

There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to bring peace and relaxation. There is one minor annoyance though – getting every inch of tasty tea out of …

Milk

The Color Palettes and Symmetry of Wes Anderson - The Fox Is Black

Since the release of <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> there’s been a streak of interesting stories around Wes Anderson and the way he creates his films. The …

Massive Paper Installation Feels Like You're Walking Inside a 3D Painting

This may be the closest you'll ever come to stepping <i>inside</i> a painting. Showing at the MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles until June 8 is one massive installation that consists of thousands of thin paper sheets hanging beautifully in mid-air. Artist Jacob Hashimoto combines traditional …

Monumental Interactive Net Sculpture Floats in the Sky

From March 15 to March 22, a spectacular sight greeted residents of downtown Vancouver: a monumental net sculpture floating in the sky, spanning 745 feet between buildings. Created for the TED Conference's 30th anniversary, the installation called <i>Unnumbered Sparks</i> is the result of a collaboration …

M Is For Meerkat: A Beautiful Alphabet Inspired By Animals

Remember those phonics songs from elementary school that helped teach the alphabet? “A is for Apple, B is for Ball”? London-based illustrator Marcus Reed does, but his tastes run more toward beautifully drawn illustrations of animals for (we’re hoping) adults as well as kids.<p>The alphabet features …

Desert Breath: A Monumental Land Art Installation in the Sahara Desert | Colossal

<p>Located near the Red Sea in El Gouna, Egypt, Desert Breath is an impossibly immense land art installation dug into the sands of the Sahara desert by …

PillPack is using design to change the pharmacy industry - The Fox Is Black

It’s an interesting time to be a designer. Design started to creep into our daily lives with the introduction of affordable homes and furniture, like …

A Massive Inflatable String Jungle Gym by Numen/For Use | Colossal

<p>Created by Croatian-Austrian collective Numen/For Use, String Prototype is a design for an inflatable volume containing a network of cables that can …

Literal Movie Posters by Danish Ahmed

Literal Movie Poster Series.<p>Delhi, India based graphic designer and illustrator Danish Ahmed has taken some movie titles very literally. No scenes …

Playfully Adorable Illustrations That Will Make You Smile

Kuala Lampur, Malaysia-based artist Lim Heng Swee loves to doodle. With a bright attitude towards life, he creates adorable illustrations that are playfully paired with funny phrases and word puns. He brings ordinary objects like sheets of paper, pieces of fruit, and pairs of pants alive with …

Stockwerk Foldable Bookcase

Stockwerk by Meike Harde appears to negate its material properties. Instead of acting like a hard surface, Stockwerk collapses down like folded paper.<p>…

Furniture

Little Big Trivet by byAMT for Areaware

Designed by Alissia Melka-Teichroew of byAMT, this handy little wooden trivet uses dowels to protect your table or countertop from hot teapots or …

Furniture

Best of Watch Concepts in 2013

It was the year of the iWatch and then some! Three innovative approaches to the fabled watch from the house of Apple; with similar yet distinct …