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Articles about z typography illustrations jing zhang on - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...<p>Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of cast-in-lead movable type, pen and paper, and the...<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a …

designboom talks with the invisible man liu bolin who's that hiding on the TED talk stage?! in a rare interview, the incredible camouflage artist reveals what it feels like to become invisible, why he's no longer afraid of anything, and the one piece of advice all artists have to hear. get the story at

Bose QuietComfort 20

Today Bose gave new application to the phrase "turn on, tune in, drop out" by announcing the QuietComfort 20—a pair of snug-fitting, noise-canceling earbuds with an ultra-convenient new feature. The earbuds not only allow you to completely disconnect from your surroundings, but through "aware …

Pretzel Pool Float: Our New Must-Have Summer Accessory (PHOTO)

We were pretty happy when pool floats were innovated to include cup-holders. That stroke of genius allowed us to enjoy a cold drink, a cup full of pretzels, or whatever struck our fancy. We never imagined that someday we'd be able to lounge on a pretzel pool float.<p>Now all we need is a pool full of …

ShopHouse Expansionwire

<b>ShopHouse</b>, the Southeast Asian fast casual spinoff from Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells — who's currently embroiled in a lawsuit — is adding another <b>four LA locations</b> to the two presently under construction in Hollywood and Santa Monica. More on the Chipotle/Steve Ells lawsuit soon. [NRN via Eater LA]

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Camping (or Glamping!) This Summer? 5 Camp Kitchens That'll Meet All Your Needs

The outdoors has much to recommend it — water, sky, woods, mountains! A break from technology and your noisy neighbor! — but it doesn't come equipped …

Weekend Baking Project: Homemade Mallomar Bars

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Mallomars. 100 years? You don't get to be that old if you're not awesome.<p>And awesome they are: each cookie contains a circle of graham cracker topped with fluffy marshmallow and enrobed in dark chocolate. We could eat them every day. Unfortunately they're …

Articles about modern house budget los angeles on - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>This welcoming Airbnb in the Hollywood Hills is designed around entertaining, but defined by its guests.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, …

Ka-Pow Coffee Bar

A caffeinated single origin chocolate-and-coffee bar by a Portland chocolatier is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up.<p>Ka-Pow's looks are deceiving: what …


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The Extra Mile


French Fry Heaven targets off-hours dayparts

Seattle's Best Coffee to add drive-thru-only units


Sprinkles' growth plans go beyond cupcakes


Book: Detail in Contemporary Bar and Restaurant Design

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The Sixth Cafecito Organico Brews for Burbank Today

<b>Phone:</b> <i>213-537-8367</i><b><br>Status:</b> <i>Opens today</i><br>Fine local coffee roaster/brewer <b>Cafecito Organico</b> opens its sixth outpost today replacing a former Starbucks in Burbank. The new, organic-looking space was designed by <b>John Sofio</b> (The Beverly, 3rd Street Station) who's been working with Organico owners <b>Angel Orozco</b> …

Eataly in "Serious Discussions" to Hit the Beverly Center

<b>Eataly</b>, Eataly, Eataly, what's going on? About a year ago Eater heard that <b>Mario Batali</b> and <b>Joe Bastianich</b>'s epic Italian food emporium was bound for the Beverly Hills/West Hollywood area, and then last summer word came that the team may have found a space around Melrose and San Vicente. New intel in …

Jason Segal at Swingers; Demi Moore at Pink Taco

<b>1) Swingers:</b> "<b>Jason Segal</b>, who I see in my neighborhood all the time, was having lunch at Swingers the other night." [Starwatch Inbox]<p><b>2) Pink Taco:</b> "I'm pretty sure I just saw <b>Demi Moore</b> sneaking into the back of Pink Taco in Century City with the owner." [Starwatch Inbox]<p><b>3) Napa Valley Grille:</b> …

The Shutter

<b>Freshii</b>, the fast casual customizable salad and wrap chain which quickly took Los Angeles by storm, has since shuttered many of its local locations. While Brentwood is long gone, looks like the Downtown cafe on 7th is kaput as well. According to the Freshii website, the lone standing LA restaurant …

The Bazaar's Philly Cheesesteak

<i>Welcome to the Eater video feature Untouchables. In it, Eater highlights iconic cult dishes that are practically synonymous with the restaurants that serve them. They are dishes that persist through menu changes, that diners return to again and again, that chefs can't remove for fear of …

NYC's 1 OAK Nightclub Replaces Key Club in December

Popular and exclusive New York nightclub <b>1 OAK</b> — which stands for 1 Of A Kind — is coming to LA thanks to man of the night <b>Darren Dzienciol</b> and New York partners <b>Scott Sartiano</b> and <b>Richie Akiva</b> who debuted the club in Manhattan about five years ago. A Vegas branch hit the Mirage on NYE 2011, and now …

A Spacious Mendocino Farms Hits FIGat7th on April 2

Grid View<p>Mendocino Farms, FIGat7th<p>Right now the new <b>Mendocino Farms</b> hitting FIGat7th on <b>April 2</b> is about 85% complete, but let's take a look see nonetheless. Sporting an industrial country casual aesthetic found at its other locations, <b>Poon Design</b> made sure to incorporate astroturf seating, …

The Single Item Menu Trend Is Alive and Well at Slide

Great news for fans of tiny sandwiches: a new Bleecker Street restaurant called <b>Slide</b> is opening today with a menu full of sandwiches that are so small that you could perform magic tricks with them. In addition to fried chicken and pork belly sliders, Slide also offers versions made with wild boar, …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants