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henry hargreaves' over-sized lollipops equate to sugar content in soft drinks

aug 14, 2015<p><b>henry hargreaves’ over-sized lollipops equate to sugar content in soft drinks</b><br>all images courtesy of henry hargreaves<p><b>after recently</b> …

Sustainable kettle brews up a Kickstarter storm

Sleek, chic and streamlined: that's the James Dyson Award-winning Miito, a new kind of kettle that looks nothing like a kettle at all. The rod-and-plate ensemble uses induction technology to save power and water by heating up precisely the amount of water you need and no more.<p>The kettle was …

Dishwashing

Analog Fitness Tracker Is Like A Fitbit Made From Oil And Water

But doesn’t it tell you everything you need to know?<p>The Fitbit, the Jawbone Up–even the Apple Watch. We’ll spend hundreds of dollars, if not more, for tiny digital sensors that live on our wrists and quantify our activity. Accelerometers ping a GPS, which syncs with hard drives in the cloud, all to …

Carly Fiorina Is Running For President, But She’d Rather You Not Visit CarlyFiorina.Org

This morning Carly Fiorina formally announced her bid for the Republican nomination for president. Fiorina is running on her track record as a successful woman in business. She was CEO of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2005 when HP merged with Compaq.<p>But one intrepid denizen of the Internet wants to …

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R3 Monobath Developer Lets You Process Your Film with One Chemical Bath

In March 2014, we reported that inventor Bob Crowley and his startup New55 were working on producing a new line of 4×5 instant film. That Kickstarter …

An Unexpectedly Creative Branding Identity For An Investment Bank

<b>Swedish creative agency</b> Snask has given investment bank Nordea Markets a new brand identity that makes them stand out.<p><b>Although unconventional</b> for a …

At IKEA Temporary, a Concept Kitchen for 2025

Four Prototypes for the Future of Cooking from Ikea and IDEO<p>It was hard to miss the green and white striped billboards and subway ads dotted around …

Oversized, Realistic Head Mask Made Of Wool Lets You Dress Up As A Giant Cat

<i>Image via Needled Felted Cats</i><p><b>Students at the</b> Japan School of Wool Art, together with their teacher Housetu Sato, had created an oversized cat head …

How the Bucks' redesign was born

Uniform and logo designs are usually attributed to faceless corporations or leagues. You know the usual sound bites: "Nike designed these uniforms," …

Helvetica's Long-Lost Rival Has Been Resurrected After 35 Years

They found them in a file cabinet. The original masters for a legendary typeface called Haas Unica, designed in the late 1970s and killed shortly …

Typography

A Duffle Bag for the Global Nomad

Jan Chipchase's SDR Traveller for Design Researchers and Adventurers On-The-Go<p>SDR Traveller, makers of high-end travel gear, recently introduced a …

Camping

Designing type systems — I Love Typography

Peter Biľak<p>I remember a conversation from back in my student days where my typophile friends and I debated what the ultimate typeface of the …

Someone Combined the Two Worst Fonts in Existence

You can now download "Comic Papyrus" for use in all your office notes and yoga studios.<p>A rude designer has mixed together Comic Sans and Papyrus typefaces together, thus creating the Nelly and Tim McGraw of fonts.<p>The eye-tearing combination was concocted by Ben Harman, a once respectable graphic …

Scissors Based On The Golden Ratio

A pair of custom scissors by Ian Yen of the Tawian-based consultancy Design YxR exploits the mythical “golden ratio” to imitate the beauty of nature. The mathematical equation has been found everywhere from the veins of tree leaves to the curve of seashells, and is said to evoke universal …

Vague Memory

yamaha project AH A MAY swaps musical & motorcycle designer roles

<b>yamaha project AH A MAY swaps musical & motorcycle designer roles</b><br>all images courtesy of yamaha<p><b>exhibited at the 2015 saint etienne biennale, yamaha’s</b> …

Cramped Apartment Captures : 1972 by Noritaka Minami

Shoebox condos and even more extreme examples of micro-living might be all the rage right now, but people have been living in Japan's Nakagin Capsule …

Why Can’t These Fairytale Buildings Just Exist In The Real World?

German designer Matthias Jung creates imaginative collages, mixing photographs, real-life backdrops, and meticulously crafted miniature architectural elements to make houses that wouldn’t look out of place in a Wes Anderson film. Jung calls these creations “architectural short poems,” which present …

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Visualising Music by Maria Tsirodimitri, via Behance<p>See more<p>by Accept and Proceed "graphic diagram that charts average rainfall in the UK. graph …

Ikea: 7 Predictions For What Your Home Will Look Like In 2020

From silicon furniture to the death of storage, Marcus Engman of Ikea Sweden talks to us about the near-future of your home.<p>There’s a good chance that Marcus Engman is directly responsible for at least one piece of furniture in your house–and if you’re a millennial, maybe all of it. As head of …

This Weird 3-D Printed Brick Can Cool Your House

Before there were electric fans or central air conditioning, there was evaporation. For centuries, people living in hot, arid climates have harnessed …

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Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

Handmade Beer Glass Crafted As A Visual Representation Of Japan's Mount Fuji

<b>Japanese designer</b> Keita Suzuki designed the ‘Fujiyama Glass’ back in 2008 for Sugahara Crafts Glass Co., Ltd.<p><b>Since</b> then, the Fujiyama Glass has been …

Slinkachu's New Miniature Scenes Show Our Longing for Nature

On March 13, at Andipa Gallery, UK-based street artist will present new miniature scenes that draws on the urbanite's desire to seek out nature. Called <i>Miniaturesque</i>, the new works feature small figurines, who on the surface look like they're having a swell time, jumping over rocks in a “creek” or …

Missing Pet Posters From Around The World Are Weirdly Moving DIY Designs

Making a poster for a lost pet is one of the saddest design projects there is. But as Canadian artist Ian Phillips reveals in <i>Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World,</i> many of these posters end up as moving artistic homages to our animals. “The posters are like little mystery stories,” …