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LDF13: Brompton Design District

Having explored the V&A and the Young Creative Poland exhibition, the next stop on my tour of the Brompton Design District was Mint. Founded in 1998 …

The Infinite Beauty of Classic Japanese Architecture

Developed by photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto, this amazing series of black and white photographs naturally blends centuries-old architecture with contemporary abstract art. In the project, Ishimoto approaches the Katsura Imperial Villa with a rare perspective that explores not only the completed …

Architecture

A Huge Submarine Bursts through the Streets of Milan | Colossal

<p>As part of an absurdly clever advertising campaign orchestrated by ad agency M&C Saatchi Milano for insurance firms Europ Assistance IT and …

The Pool House by Klopf Architecture

Klopf Architecture was enlisted by the homeowners of a mid-century modern home in Los Gatos, California to transform an open pool deck into an …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

ferm LIVING’s New Collection

Danish design company ferm LIVING continues to expand their offerings of Scandinavian design and their latest collection includes everything from …

Interior design ideas: the house on the rocks - in pictures

This is country living at its most isolated, on the shores of Scotland's Loch Ailort, with views to the islands of Eigg, Rum and Skye. But inside lies a warm, welcoming retreat with a wood-burning stove and wooden floors and walls

Six Old English Sheepdog Puppies That Will Melt Your Heart

Though you're now already familiar with these two shaggy Old English Sheepdogs living in the Netherlands, you may never have heard of this sweet little pack. Cees Bol, the photographer and owner of the now famous dogs Sophie and Sarah, didn't adopt more dogs, he found a friend in his neighborhood, …

Pets

Old Meets New in a Coastal Village in Sweden

Wiklandsbacke is a series of 12 houses that are being designed by Sandell Sandberg in the coastal village of Kivik, Sweden.<p>According to the …

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Home Tours

London Design Festival 2013: Gift Guide

Each year the London Design Festival showcases an impressive range of design concepts coming out of Britain and beyond. Teeming with one-offs and prototypes aimed mostly at prosumers and journalists, the week-long, city-wide exhibition also includes a surprising amount of furniture, homewares, …

Furniture

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Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. The Ultimate Swiss Army Knife<p>Cumbersome? Yes. Ornate? Certainly. Over the top? Absolutely. The Wenger 16999 Swiss Army Knife from around 1880 has roughly 100 functions—some necessary and some superfluous. From a built-in saw to a piano tuner, this knife can help with just about any pre-digital …

University of Pennsylvania

Mirror 2.0

Simply love the Mirror 2.0, which uses voice command, face and gesture recognition technology! Two LCD displays are placed behind a one-way mirror …

Mercury Concept Bike Utilizes Aero Gel Within The Body In Order To Float In Water

<b>Mercury concept bike</b> was a project for the brand “Quiksilver” in 2027, the designer was asked to design a vehicle for a brand that hasn’t had any …

Industrial Design

The Future Mundane

Broadly speaking, design projects may be split into three categories: now, next and future. Most of our time as designers is concerned with the now …

Learn How Magnets Work By Watching This Short Animation

The latest video from MinutePhysics, a growing YouTube series by Henry Reich, explains the miracles of magnetism on a particle level.<p>You may remember the Insane Clown Posse’s eternal question, infinitely quoted from their 2009 single “Miracles”: “Fucking magnets, how do they work?”<p>They had the …

Disney’s Paper Generators Create Electricity Without Batteries

What are the experiences we could create when batteries are removed from electronics? Disney Research explores the idea with its new electric paper.<p>We’ve all talked about an Internet of things, but there are huge bottlenecks–like the fact that our battery technology is stagnant, and mining all that …

Form, a skewed and distorted (Jell-O inspired?) typeface by Alexis Gallo - The Fox Is Black

Renner meets Dali in Alexis Gallo‘s type experiment, Form. Gallo, a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, used Futura as a reference …

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

Non-Denominational Chapel Stands in Harmony with Nature

Developed by architect E. Fay Jones, <i>The Thorncrown Chapel</i> stands among the trees in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and serves as a non-denominational chapel for anyone interested in getting married within the nature-inspired space. Since 1980, the majestic design has provided visitors with a unique, …

Architecture

Los Angeles, I’m Yours Video: Sinclair Denim - The Fox Is Black

There are a lot of Los Angeles makers. There are painters and coffee makers and ceramicists and woodworkers and all sorts of people who make things, …

The Fun and Quirky Illustrations of Simon Væth - The Fox Is Black

Simon Væth is a Danish illustrator and graphic artist based in Copenhagen. What I love most about his work is just how energetic and whimsical it is. …

Circular Saw Hack: Cleo Hogan's Cove-Shaped Bee Box Handle-Cutting Jig

Don't let the nickname fool you: Cleo "Whimpy" Hogan is a retired U.S. Army Major and combat veteran with two tours of duty under his belt. But since …

Hands-On With The botObjects ProDesk3D

After months of speculation and quite a bit of skepticism, we’re pleased to report that the ProDesk3D is real, it works, and it really does print in color. How, exactly, is still under question – we weren’t given direct access to the innards of the machine – but we saw it working with our own …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Internet of Things

Credit companies seek global payment standard

<b>MasterCard, Visa and American Express are proposing a new token-based standard to improve the simplicity and security of online and mobile …

Mobile Payments

Linquet uses the cloud to make sure you never lose anything valuable again

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Linquet<p>Linquet is an internet of things company with its sights set on connecting real objects to the cloud. The …

Where is wearable tech headed?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Imagine a small adhesive strip that can collect intimate biological data and tell your smartphone that you need to apply …