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Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Milan Expo 2015: What happens when the big fair leaves town?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Milan has long been renowned as a hotbed of fashion, football and finance.<p>Italy's second largest city is the proud of home of global fashion labels like Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, after all.<p>The country's main banking groups are also firmly ensconced here -- as are world renowned …

Design

Kengo Kuma Breaks Ground on Luxury Rolex Tower in Dallas

Kengo Kuma & Associates and developer Harwood International have broken ground on a twisted, seven-story tower for Rolex in Dallas' Uptown district. …

Architecture

Contemporary Arts Center Córdoba / Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Architecture nourishes itself constantly from images hidden in our memory, ideas which become sharp and …

Performing Arts

Meticulously Constructed Wildlife Sculptures Made Entirely Out of LEGOs

Sculptor Sean Kenney started playing with LEGOs as a kid and has developed a highly impressive collection since then. Now, he's one of 11 LEGO Certified Professionals who creates modern sculptures for a living. “I just chuckle at the age recommendations printed on the LEGO boxes as I tear them …

Dynamic, Figurative Sculptures Balance Precariously on the Streets of Historic Village

From April 4 to June 30, the French village of Mougins was transformed into an open-air art gallery displaying the work of contemporary sculptors Niki de Saint Phalle, Sacha Sosno, Tho Tobiasse, Arman, Csar, Steph Cop, and Nicolas Lavarenne. 21 sculptures were installed in village squares, tiny …

Young Architect of the Year Award Shortlist Announced

This week the shortlist for this year's Young Architect of the Year Award (YAYA) was announced. The YAYA, organized by BD and now in its 15th year, …

House H

This is a house for young couple and their child, located in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture. Matsudo City has a background that has developed as a …

Forest Pond House by TDO Architecture is both a space for meditation and a children’s den in the woods: http://www.archello.com/en/project/forest-pond-house Follow TDO Architecture here: http://www.archello.com/en/project/forest-pond-house?a=follow

Sejong Center for Performing Arts / Asymptote Architecture

New York based <b>Asymptote Architecture</b> have unveiled designs for a new <b>Centre of Performing Arts</b> in Sejong, South Korea. Described as celebrating "the …

Elliptical Bridge Proposal / Penda

Architecture firm, penda design house, led by Chris Precht and in collaboration with Alex Daxböck, submitted designs of a pedestrian bridge for the …

House at the edge of a forest

René de Wit<p>as Architects<p>The house, situated on a beautiful lot at the edge of the forest, consists of two different volumes: an L-shaped base on …

Architecture

Rostov-on-Don Airport by Twelve Architects

Twelve Architects will build <b>Rostove-on-Don Airport</b> in Russia, it is expected to be completed in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This terminal will …

Urban Villa in Amsterdam by Pasel Kuenzel Architects

Urban Villa is a minimalist house located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, designed by Pasel Kuenzel Architects. The building was recently completed, …

Articles about 8 sophisticated rooms around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...<p>In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.<p>Though it's not typical, building a home underground can …

A Light That’s As Soft As A Pillow by Simon Frambach

German design student Simon Frambach created this lamp that challenges your perceptions of what a lamp should be and do. It functions just like any …

Furniture

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Articles about 7 great green walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing …

Articles about 7 cozy cottages on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square …

cottages

Beautiful Houses: K House

This week we will show you the beautiful K House in Nosara, Costa Rica, a project by Datum Zero. This house is amazing. The open spaces, wood and …

Costa Rica

De-Evolution by Brad Ascalon for DEDAR

‘De-Evolution’ is a follow up to an installation created by Brad Ascalon in 2012 called ‘The Dream’, which was exhibited at Gallery R’Pure in New …

Pics

Playful Anamorphic Illusions of Life-Size Picture Frames

<i>Anamorphoses</i> is a site-specific series by French street artists Ella & Pitr, who also go by Papier Peintres, that playfully transforms rundown spaces into colorful settings for people to pose in for a picture. The duo adds anamorphic illusions of picture frames throughout the space from interesting …

Sgabo Folding Stool by Alessandro Di Prisco

Sgabo is a compact and smartly designed folding stool by architect and industrial designer Alessandro Di Prisco. Made of lacquered wood, the simple …

Articles about design tips privacy helpful products part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

As the lines between our public and personal lives become increasingly blurry, designers are helping redefine privacy for the...<p>To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of...<p>For even more nifty nursery ideas, we …

Do Ho Suh's Splendid, Spectral 'Specimens' at Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong

I've been a fan of sculptor Do Ho Suh since I saw his work at a 2011 solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin; curious to learn more, I arrived at the …

Art

Articles about incredible island houses part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>In this series, trace the story of lamesadevenn, a green live/work space in Santa Fe, New Mexico, created for two community...<p>Working part-time from a tiny studio building, architect Chris Fein redesigns dwellings from a range of eras.<p>Or is one …