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Tokyoflash Kisai Blade Turbine Style LED Watch by Peter Fletcher

One look at <b>Tokyoflash Kisai Blade Turbine Style LED Watch</b>, you would already know that it was inspired by aviation and automotive themes. This …

Kate Moss' Instagram Account Is A Secret

We at HuffPost Style love Instagram -- models' and designers' accounts, especially. But there's one icon who's been conspicuously absent on our list of notables to follow: Kate Moss.<p>Yet it turns out the supermodel legend IS on the photo-sharing network, after all. In September's Interview magazine, …

Melbourne's Sleek Transportation Center by Zaha Hadid

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid is working on a joint proposal with Brisbane-based firm Donovan Hill for Melbourne's Flinders St. Station competition. The design concept for the proposal is a modern elongated form that also pays tribute to the building's historic past. Hadid's main goal with …

Zaha Hadid

NBA Rookie Victor Oladipo Strips Kevin Durant and Dunks at the Goodman League

Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo is an early top candidate for the 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year award largely because of his lockdown defense and supreme athleticism.<p>Oladipo put that on display at the Goodman League this weekend in Maryland, playing at his high school alma mater with a group …

Basketball

Facebook's Wall Street resurgence continues as stock climbs past $41

It took Facebook an entire year to make a Wall Street recovery after its botched IPO. But the social network's share price is doing more than merely rebounding. It's rising higher than ever before: the stock hit above the $41 mark for the first time today. That marks a new all-time high as …

Apple’s iPhone Trade-in Program Is Already Being Piloted, Here’s How It Works

Apple is about to introduce an iPhone trade-in program that will allow users to walk into a Retail store and trade up from an old model to a new one. We’ve heard some interesting details about the way that the program will work, and indeed, is working right now in some pilot Apple Stores.<p>The …

From $1,000 a Night, to $1,000 a Month

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.<p>This isn't a particularly difficult thing to do if you don't <b>do</b> much, but we had big plans. We …

Ferrari 458 Speciale

On the occasion of the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 10, Ferrari will present its Special 458, whose V8 engine over 600 horsepower and the …

The Ultimate 4th of July Dessert

Layers of meringue, fruit, and whipped cream become a simple yet sublime dessert that's perfect for a summer evening. Alex Hitz shows us how to make summer berry pavlova with bourbon whipped cream.<p>Have you ever seen anything so gorgeous?! This is a masterpiece of a dessert, a show-stopper made from …

Perfectly Placed Stencil by ABOVE is Best Viewed at Night | Colossal

<p>Street artist ABOVE tells me via email that it took nearly seven months of searching around London to find the perfect location for his latest …

Cooking Expert-Approved Kitchenware from Provisions

Provisions, a new online store launched by the minds behind Food52, brings artisanal, handmade design tools to your kitchen.<p>Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs—both keen culinary minds and former journalists—started Food52, a cooking website with a holistic approach. (In a nutshell, you are what you …

Kitchens

TAPO : Guitar Capo with Built-In Tuner by EditorsKeys

<b>TAPO</b> is a combination of capo and tuner, best of both worlds in one device. There’s no need to carry both tuner and capo in your bag, raise the pitch …

Guitar

250 Pastas You Should Eat Before You Die

Atkins? The Paleo Diet? Those have no place here, amidst a beautiful mega illustration of over 250 types of pasta.<p>Why does pasta have ridges? There’s actually a great reason: Ridges help sauce stick, but it’s so much more complicated than that. The experience of eating fusilli versus farfalle is …

Clever Minimal Bookshelf Uses Books as Bookends

While at first glance this looks like an ordinary, old bookshelf, look a little bit closer and you'll notice something quite clever. The Minimal Bookshelf by Chan Hwee Chong has thoughtfully placed gaps at both ends that will hold single books upright. “By removing a part of the shelf,” Hwee Chong …

Furniture

BMW Motorrad Gets Mean

Designer Frédéric Le Sciellour’s concept for a mid-weight, full-fairing BMW supersport is a step in the right direction for the brand who’s current …

Smart Handlebars Give Any Bicycle A Bluetooth Brain Transplant

What Tesla is to automobiles, Helios wants to be for bicycles.<p>Converting calories into gasoline guzzled, the bicycle is such a beautiful engine of efficiency and grace that, if it were a car, it would get over 900 miles to the gallon. No wonder H.G. Wells once said, “Every time I see an adult on a …

Articles about 6 inviting modern interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the test.<p>There’s something magical about fireplaces, especially during the winter months, when having friends and family gathered …

Logging

Giant Pixel Office by Studio O+A

San Francisco-based gaming software developer Giant Pixel reached out to Studio O+A to design their first headquarters in a turn-of-the-century …

A Lamp In Which You Can Store Your Favorite Things

Favorite Things is a lamp by designer Chen Karlsson that has a glass shade with a hole, specifically designed as a kind of display case for objects. …

Modern Architecture – The GENETS 3 House in Belgium by AABE

GENETS 3 House.<p>The GENETS 3 House in Belgium was designed by Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners (AABE). The modern house consists of a …

Architecture

When something smells funny…

One way we naturally determine the quality of our food is to give it a quick smell. But even our noses get it wrong sometimes! The Smeller works much …

The A-To-Zaha List: 7 Of Hadid’s Best Buildings

To complement a new monograph of the architect’s work, see seven essential projects–where we’re most pleased she swooped in.<p>Zaha Hadid is among the most famous architects working today. A designer of buildings and objects, a celebrity and a diva, architect and artist, Hadid is a polarizing figure, …

ZIIIRO Gravity Watch - The Fox Is Black

Beautiful, simple timepieces are certainly in vogue these days. Gone are the horrendous, bulky, over-the-top watches fueled by some men’s needs to …

F61 Work Room – Printing Studio Brand Identity

F61 Work Room – Branding.<p>Less is more and this is brilliant! Look at the minimalist brand identity of F61 Work Room, a Sankt Petersburg, Russia based …

Graphic Design

"Outside The Lines" Coloring Book

The best creative tools have the power to appeal to all ages. Case in point: "Outside the Lines," a coloring book curated by Souris Hong-Porretta, featuring over 100 works of art by an equal number of contemporary artists, designers, illustrators, photographers and musicians.<p>Set for release 3 …

Art

Fashionable Stairs LED Watch Concept for Women

<b>Stairs LED Watch concept</b> just like its name suggests, it was inspired by the stairs. From design point of view, it looks more like a fashion jewelry …

LED Lighting

LightRails: A Neglected Railroad Underpass Illuminated by Artist Bill FitzGibbons | Colossal

<p>Built in 1931, this Art Deco railroad underpass in Birmingham, Alabama is a vital gateway between the heart of downtown and a new urban space called …

Vegetable Silverware Designs That Look Real Enough to Eat

Boring, white plastic silverware is old news to artist Qiyun Deng. Recently, the innovative product designer developed a collection of environmentally-friendly, but still disposable, silverware and serving bowl concepts that look just like everyday plants and vegetables. The series, entitled <i>Graft</i>, …

Environmentally Friendly