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An Old Duplex Becomes a Single Family Home in Montreal

la SHED architecture was hired to do a major renovation on the De Gaspé House, located in the Villeray district of Montreal, Canada, to bring an old …

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Marvellous Artworks by Bibo X

Here at Abduzeedo we get to see a lot of amazing artworks. Like an infinity of it... in every possible style one may imagine. But very few times I …

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Albert Einstein on Sifting the Essential from the Non-Essential

Charlie Munger once said: “We have a passion for keeping things simple.”<p><b>Albert Einstein</b> says, “I soon learned to scent out what was able to lead to …

Creativity and the Necessity of Giving up Your Best Loved Ideas

“You need all kinds of influences, including negative ones, to challenge what you believe in.” — Bill Murray<p>“Any year that passes in which you don’t …

Rianne Koens’ stackable drawers function as cabinets, tables and stools

<b>Istanbul Design Biennial 2014:</b> Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Rianne Koens stacked sets of different-sized wooden boxes on top of angled legs to …

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<i>[Inspired by my new book]</i><p>What will you do next?<p>What can you learn tomorrow?<p>Where will you live, who will you connect with, who will you trust?<p>Are …

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Web Design: Awesome Presentations

Surfing the web we often get to see some pretty awesome layouts, showing off products and services in amazing ways. Huge pictures, great sliders, …

Einstein: Combinatory Play is the Essential Feature of Thought

There is a view, to which I subscribe, that a lot of innovation and creativity comes from the combination of worldly wisdom, perspective, …

Commonplace Books And Combinatorial Creativity

There is an old saying that the truest form of poverty is “when you have occasion for anything, you can't use it, because you know not where it is …

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Amazing Little Flip Books Use Negative Space and Secret Compartments | Colossal

<p>These fun little flip books made in Japan feature a number of unexpected designs that make use of negative space and secret “compartments” that are …

Master Class: How to use lean analytics - with Ben Yoskovitz

When a startup fails, most founders wonder, “What happened?”<p>That’s the situation Benjamin Yoskovitz was in a few years ago. “It was clear that what …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

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Lytro’s new Illum camera brings light-field tech to pros (and it could change photos forever)

Two years after Lytro debuted its innovative light-field camera, the startup is back with something bigger and better in every way.<p>Lytro announced the Illum camera today, a new light-field camera that resembles a hefty DSLR more than the boxy camera the company originally launched in 2012. …

Double the Power

Wireless Dual Battery is a compact disk-shaped design that splits into two components. Both the ends house recharging gear and can be used to juice …

Why Every Man Needs A Man Cave

Sorry ladies, but this post is devoted to men (although, stick around for some great gender-neutral decorating inspiration). While both sexes need a …

Real Gemstone Slabs by Antolini - Precioustone

Italian company Antolini is dressing homes in gems and jewels with its Precioustone collection, bringing new meaning to the idea of everyday luxury. …

Elon Musk Recommends 12 Books that Changed his Life

The best thing about Elon Musk is that he makes us dream big again. Musk, of course, is the billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX.<p>Charlie Munger was …

Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram design car-sharing programme for Audi

Swedish German design firm Kram/Weisshaar has teamed up with car brand Audi to design and develop a "micro-sharing initiative" to encourage drivers …

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