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May 2015

Diversity

Exclusive, Never-Before-Seen Polaroids from Guy Bourdin

__Guy Bourdin’__s photographs are a study in the perverse contradictions that make modern fashion so appealing: threatening but intriguing, haunting but chic. They're disturbing, but you’re buying what he’s selling. Paris Photo Los Angeles’s annual show, opening this Friday, features several …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

30 Photographs Capturing the End of World War II in Europe

On May 8, 1945, Germany conceded World War II and the world celebrated.<p>On May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces, ending World War II in the West. The next day, parades marched, kisses flew, beer flowed, and the globe erupted in celebration. Though the Pacific theater continued to …

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful (AAPL)

The year was 1977. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had barely moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, Calif.<p>The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit …

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Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

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A Chair that’s Like a Three-Dimensional Picture Frame

Frame, by Ola Giertz, isn’t your average easy chair. It’s a rectangular shaped chair that looks to be a three-dimensional picture frame that will …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

D-Day: A Photo Gallery by David Burnett

Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

<b>Tim Jenison</b>, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Trending on Gardenista: Gardens, Untamed<p>by Remodelista Team<p>June 15, 2018<p>The New Yorker: A 400-Square-Foot West Village …

Small Spaces

Articles about artful midcentury remodels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>In 50 years, more than 176 million fans have entered the turnstiles at Dodger Stadium, the mid-century modern ballpark nestled in...<p>Among the vintage interior design …

The concept cars that helped shape the future

Fantastical automobiles like the Norman Timbs 1947 Special pictured above may have never entered mass production but the same cannot be said of the ideas they inspired. <i>Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas</i> is an upcoming exhibition showcasing concept cars made over the last 80 years or so. …

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

Dissected: 2015 Jeep Renegade

Unholy Toledo: Homegrown no more, Jeep has its first import in the import-fighting Renegade.<p>The significance of Fiat Chrysler’s decision to unveil the 2015 Renegade in Geneva in March is plain: It will be the first U.S.-market Jeep to be built abroad. Sharing a platform with the Fiat 500L and built …

Architects’ Roundup: Our Favorite Outdoor Living Rooms

Here at Gardenista, we’re embracing warm weather by venturing outside with a good book and a cool beverage. We’ve found a handful of outdoor living …

Landscaping

Penthouse Apartment on Kungshöjd Showcases Scandinavian Design

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is unique in it’s ability to offer the convinces of urban life while still feeling like a small town. On the one hand, …

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Steampunk Joben Bistro Pub Inspired by Jules Verne’s Fictional Stories

Welcome to <b>Joben Bistro</b>, a peculiar pub of steampunk inspiration, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Embark yourself in a trip away from conventional …

A hint of raspberry in this bird's eye view of Cloud bowls.

Navigations: Laisvé

It is one of the great regrets of travel: You meet someone on a journey, come to know them intimately in just a few hours, then never see them again. You promise to keep in touch, but it seldom happens. When you return home, your own life takes over, and so does theirs, and the bond begins to …

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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …