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Makeshift Society to Open its Doors to NYC Creative Community this Spring

With the sudden shutdown of 3rd Ward and General Assembly, NYC's creative space has taken a hit in the past couple of weeks... which is why Makeshift …

Making Your Bones – Thoughts on breaking into the Creative Industry - The Fox Is Black

The creative industry is a tough business to get into, no matter what sector you look at, you need to stand out. Those interested are increasingly …

Articles about micro dwellings across america on Dwell.com - Dwell

From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five …

American Cities

Articles about 5 great guesthouses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Water in your garden provides all sorts of fantastic aesthetic and practical benefits.<p>Moleskine is debuting a new white notebook today in its online store.<p>Dutch designer Piet Boon's first major multi-residential project in the US arrives at 404 Park Avenue South, and Dwell has an...<p>In Præstø, on …

Fabrication

Abandoned Car Becomes Consumed by Thorny Vines and Ivy

Abandoned cars can be quite the eye sore, however, this one in particular is a bit more complex than your average neglected automobile. The vehicle was parked for so long in Huayang village, in China's Sichuan province, that it became completely consumed by thorny vines and ivy.<p>In China, abandoned …

China

Articles about 6 modern lakeside homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Bamboo House That Weathers Storms

Vietnamese Firm H&P Architects builds a prototype house to keep inhabitants safe from floods, rainstorms, and more.<p>Every year, floods, storms, and landslides plague Vietnam’s cities and countryside. These natural disasters, though not always devastating enough to attract international media, take a …

City Guides Spotlight: Minneapolis

<b>Sponsored content:</b><p>The city of Minneapolis seems to be all-too-often looked over when it comes to tourism in the US. But with a vibrant culture all its own, MPLS is worth not only a mention—but also a visit. Considered a part of the Midwest, its identity and cultural evolution are just as defined by …

Foodies

This Futuristic Indoor Garden Is Also A Groovy Fish Tank

Attention, city-dwellers: Grow your own herbs, vegetables, and flowers with this novel aquaponic gardening system.<p>Good news for all you aspiring urban farmers: there’s now a new way to grow a pesticide-free garden right inside your tiny apartment. Two law school students with a passion for …

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

New York City

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Home Tours

Wrapped Around My Finger

The Zero is yet another bottle packaging design that looks at extracting the very last drop of its contents. We saw a similar toothpaste design that …

Would Steve Jobs Have Become Steve Jobs Using A Computer Designed By Steve Jobs?

Multitasking, facilitated by modern computers, is considered a significant threat to our ability to focus. But a new study says we’re adapting just fine.<p>In 1975, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak took part in their first great collaboration, designing the Atari game <i>Breakout</i> by working four straight days …

3D printing: watch a statue spring to life – video

From the paparazzi-style photobooth – with 50 cameras snapping at once – to the printing in plaster, the excavation, the hoovering and the final dusting off, Oliver Wainwright watches a mini 3D-printed model of himself come to life ... and wonders if he could really give it to his grandma for …

So Thin, We’re Worried

Somebody get this lamp a cheeseburger because it is wayyyyyy skinny! It’s called the Lanx lamp and it highlights the extreme thinness of current OLED …

How Flat Design Is Preparing iOS For The Gadgets Of Tomorrow

iOS 7’s new look isn’t just a fresh coat of paint. It’s a powerful design language that can be extended to the iWatch, iTV, and iCar of the future.<p>When we talk about Jony Ive’s massive overhaul of Apple’s mobile operating system in iOS 7, we tend to think about it in terms of a mere facelift. First …

Growing Chairs: Spider’s Thread by Tokujin Yoshioka

Tokujin Yoshioka is at it again in a new solo exhibition called <i>TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA_Crystallize</i> at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo featuring chairs …

The Gorgeous Fjordlands of West Norway

Photographer and geographer Kilian Schnberger has an incredible eye for documenting the stunning wonders of nature. From massive mountains to running rivers, the German artist provides a glimpse of the world from unique perspectives. He says, “I prefer temperate and high latitudes and alpine …

Color Blindness

18 Of Al Hirschfeld’s Greatest Drawings

He was the king of Broadway caricature. Now, a new exhibition at the NYPL showcases his immense body of work.<p>When the Broadway caricature master Al Hirschfeld drew a powerful CBS executive for a major newspaper, he received an angry phone call from CBS, complaining that the character in the drawing …

Inverted Umbrella Turns Inside-Out When You’re Not Using It

Umbrella is one of the easiest ways to keep you dry in the rain, however, once you close it, it will end up soaking you itself because it’s wet. …

New Banksy Piece Shows a Man Waiting in Vain

While at first glance today's new Banksy piece could look like any man off the street patiently waiting for his date (love the dropping flower petals), step back a bit, and see how the story changes when you factor in the clever context. After a day off due to “police activity,” Banksy is back …

Banksy

Beautiful Rainy Day Reflections Captured on City Streets

When it starts to rain, you will most likely find French photographer Yodamanu outside, documenting the reflections that bounce off of wet sidewalks and glisten on window panes. Based in Strasbourg, Yodamanu concentrates his attention on the shadowy figures of people walking in the rain and their …

Photography

Mesmerizing Animals Emerge from Elaborate Swirls of Ink

This series by UK-based artist Si Scott, entitled <i>Resonate</i>, features black ink illustrations inspired by British wildlife and old anatomical drawings. Scott's signature style often features an explosion of expressive pen strokes bursting with energy, and these animal portraits are no …

Art

Stunning Artistic Home Features Floating Staircase

Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld has designed <i>Casa Cubo</i>, a personal museum of sorts, for an anonymous couple in So Paulo. More than just a place of rest, it is a space for the art enthusiasts to display their wonderful collection. The home away from home is both an architectural project that …

Architecture

Floppy House: Abandoned Building Reinvented With A Slouchy Facade

British artist Alex Chinneck turns a stately brick facade into something resembling a slice of American cheese.<p>As is often the case with art or any form of cultural production, the sculpted object usually bears little to no trace of the immense efforts that gave rise to it. So is the case with …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Hyperrealistic Paintings of a Woman Covered in Paint

<i>The Mess of Emotion</i> is an expressive series of hyperrealistic oil paintings by Korean artist Rim Lee that features a woman covered in thick, acrylic paints. The artist's work is a combination of performance, photography, and painting. Lee herself plays with pigments as the model for her photos, …

Art

Aeromobil 2.5 Flying Car Is 0.5 Steps Closer to a Consumer-Ready Flying Car

Following its debut at SAE Aerotech about a month ago, the Aeromobil 2.5 has been getting a bit of attention from the likes of <i>Flying</i> and Drive (video …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

Articles about designer spotlight bouroullec brothers on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a 200-square-foot garage-turned-workshop, Silvia Song skillfully sculpts wooden wares.<p>We first spotted Providence, Rhode Island–based designer Meg Callahan's work at Matter's Next World exhibition this spring and...<p>German designer Sebastian Herkner has collaborated with many of the top …

Prefab Homes