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Mathieu Lehanneur creates pool of marble for French chateau

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has sculpted marble into a convincingly rippling pool for his Petite Loire installation, created for this year's …

VR goggles combined with hand-held controllers offers architects "a whole new way of designing"

New virtual reality tools will allow architects and designers to create buildings and products intuitively in 3D space around them, according to the …

Virtual Reality

Dubai’s going to 3D-print an office building – and everything inside it

You name it, a 3D printer can pretty much build it. Pizzas, shoes, guns, prosthetic paws, the list goes on.<p>Not a place to do things by halves, Dubai …

Seven Essential Knots for Sailors

Once you cut a piece of rope off the spool at the chandlery and bring it aboard your boat and give it a job to do, it becomes a line you have put to …

Using the Cinema 4D Jiggle Deformer in a 2D Workflow

In this tutorial I’m going to explore a few of the many uses of the Cinema 4D Jiggle Deformer and even show how I used it to help animate Baymax from …

For Unusual Furniture Design Inspiration, Check Out an Auction Site

A good place to find items, styles and builds you've never seen before<p>How do furniture designers develop their style? As we saw in Jory Brigham's …

Escape to this Converted Barn for a Holiday in Germany’s Countryside

Berlin Architect <b>Thomas Kröger</b> converted this old barn, in Fergitz on the west bank of the lake Oberuckersee, into a holiday apartment for four people …

West Bank

Nigel Stanford makes sound visible for Cymatics music video

<b>Music:</b> this video by New Zealand musician Nigel Stanford shows a series of experiments that demonstrate how sound waves affect different types of …

House in Oxfordshire is covered in oak to create a "simplified volume"

Strips of untreated oak are used to clad every surface of this house in the English countryside by London office Peter Feeny Architects (+ slideshow).<p>…

Marc Potocnik / renderbaron - Realworld shading & lighting for Audi

Pop-up restaurant by OS31 will be built over a frozen river

<b>News:</b> British studio OS31 has won a competition to design a pop-up restaurant on the surface of a frozen river in Winnipeg, Canada.<p>The RAW:almond …

"98% of what gets built today is shit" says Frank Gehry

<b>News:</b> Frank Gehry has responded to criticism of his own architectural style by giving an audience of journalists the middle finger and saying that …

Drones become a flock of dancing lampshades in this movie by Cirque du Soleil

Circus troupe Cirque du Soleil teamed up with drone specialist Raffaello D'Andrea to create Sparked – a short movie that transforms 10 autonomous …

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Vintage Watches For Men - The Ones You Should Start Collecting

It’s one thing to start collecting vintage watches, it’s another to know what to buy, when to buy it and how much to pay. We visited local and …

AndreyAndShay melds colourful bristles to form Monobloc Brushes

Tel Aviv studio AndreyAndShay has created a collection of brushes in bold primary colours by melding sections of the bristles together to form …

Pier Fabre suspends red strings over waterfall pool for Dripping installation

Red lines radiate from the top of a waterfall over the pool below in this installation by French artist Pier Fabre for the Horizons Sancy art and …

Agence Jouin Manku transforms Saint-Lazare priory into modern hotel and restaurant

Agence Jouin Manku has upgraded the interior of a hotel and restaurant in the French monastic city of Fontevraud using a palette of wood, metal and …

Kotaro Horiuchi creates a paper hideout for Fusionner 3.0 installation

Japanese architect Kotaro Horiuchi cut out profiles of gabled houses from large sheets of paper to create a tunnel inside a university gallery, …

Rammed earth walls with striated patterns frame Tatiana Bilbao's Ajijic House

Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao specified rammed earth for the walls of this weekend house built for a modest budget on the shore of Lake Chapala, …