Siggi Sigtryggsson

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What Will It Take to Make NYC a More Sustainable Place?

On Sunday, October 4, join us at Dwell on Design NY to discuss greening the city of New York.<p>At Dwell on Design New York, we'll examine various case studies—from Passive Houses to large-scale green roofs, like the one on New York's Javits Center—as a way to discuss how we can make the built …

Architecture

This is the Most Colorful Hotel in the World

Color company Pantone has opened a hue-filled hotel in Brussels.<p>Color-lovers, prepare yourselves — this is your dream hotel. Located in Brussels, Belgium, the Pantone Hotel was designed by Michel Penneman and Olivier Hannaert and has 59 guest rooms with a bold color scheme. Guests can choose …

Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop

And you can listen to it for free.<p>Sick of golden era heads telling you that you can’t enjoy the new Rich Gang track without understanding how The Chronic popularised G-funk? Well, some dude on internet radio site 8tracks.com - who goes under the sad and ambitious name of MCAforPresident - has spent …

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Raydoor Brings Art to Sliding Door Systems

Building on its reputation for movable pieces of art, sliding door manufacturer Raydoor will team up with two artists for an interactive display at Dwell on Design New York.<p>Raydoor, a New York City–based sliding doors manufacturer, is collaborating with a local street artist, George "SEN-One" …

New York City

Illustrations by Michael Wandelmaier

A selection of illustrated artworks by Michael Wandelmaier.<p>The Toronto, Canada based freelance illustrator draws his inspiration from various …

Dripped – Animated Short Film as Tribute to Jackson Pollock

Dripped, an animated short film directed by Léo Verrier and produced by Chez Eddy.<p>Jack is an almost fictional character. I said almost, because he is …

From CND to Coca-Cola: how the world's most famous logos were born

A dignified penguin, a drunk rubber man, a tree of life and a brain tonic for curing feelings of constant dread … here are the fascinating stories behind classic logos<p>Michelin<p>The aim of advertising is first to create recognition for a brand, and then, ideally, affection and loyalty. One of the best …

grain editGoncalo Viana

I’m loving the retro stylings of Goncalo Viana. A native of Lisbon, he originally studied architecture, but discovered his true passion lies with …

Another Reason To Live In A Diverse Neighborhood: It Could Make Your Kids Smarter

Babies who hear different languages around town may be more open-minded about who they learn from.<p>Babies who hear a variety of different languages outside their home may be more willing to learn from people who don’t speak their native language, a new study in the journal <i>Cognition</i> finds.<p>The study …

Wicked Character Illustrations by Jake Parker

Some artists really have a an awesome talent for creating characters. How many of you have seen a World War Centaur? Or maybe a Cheetah in a …

Cheetah

Japanese Artist Kiyo Hasegawa

Abstract paintings by Japanese artist Kiyo Hasegawa.<p>Kiyo Hasegawa was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1984. After a BFA in 2009, she graduated with a MFA in …

Art

Drawings of Ominous Objects Found in Hitchcock Murder Scenes

We’ve had a thing for the Hitchcock drawings of Buenos Aires-born artist Martín Sichetti since we first set eyes on them last year. With a background …

Drawing

Power App: AVID Pro Tools 11

0<p>SHARES<p><b>Create a ghost delay to give a track a wider ambience</b><p><b>Objective</b><p>Delay a track and pan the delayed signal opposite of the source track in a …

Music Production

I, spy: Edward Snowden in exile

Fiction and films, the nearest most of us knowingly get to the world of espionage, give us a series of reliable stereotypes. British spies are hard-bitten, libidinous he-men. Russian agents are thickset, low-browed and facially scarred. And defectors end up as tragic old soaks in Moscow, scanning …

Championing Ed Sheeran makes 1Xtra look redundant

Black British musicians deserve more support from radio station 1Xtra, says Neil McCormick<p>Is Ed Sheeran really the most important artist in British black music? This is what the DJs at BBC’s 1Xtra appeared to suggest when they put the ginger haired acoustic singer-songwriter at the top of the power …

Best UK vinyl record shops to celebrate Record Store Day 2018

Despite Spotify, Apple and the like offering streamed music, vinyl is in the midst of a massive resurgence - partly thanks to Record Store Day. Recent figures showed that US vinyl sales have surged by 321 per cent in the past year, while US sales have risen by 53 per cent.<p>This year's Record Store …

England

‘Cactus Flower’, A Poetic Tale of Love and Propagation - The Fox Is Black

Yoo Seungah, a Korean artist and animator, recently released a beautiful short video titled <i>Cactus Flower</i>. It’s a simple tale of two men living …

Articles about 6 brazilian projects we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are …

Commune With Nature In These 6 Productivity-Boosting Offices

Being in the midst of nature, even separated by a window, can help your productivity and morale. These offices bridge the outside/inside divide.<p>We spend a third of our day, at least, in offices that aren’t always conducive to productivity and mental health–some are even actively hurting us. At a …

How Mondrian Became A Brand

Piet Mondrian’s colorful geometric compositions have infiltrated American pop culture in unexpected ways.<p>How did the work of a conceptually difficult abstract painter from the early 20th century come to be plastered on contemporary hotel décor, Yves Saint Laurent dresses, furniture, and jigsaw …

Everything about Britney is fake but that's what makes her fascinating

It's hardly news that Britney Spears can't sing when everything else she does is fraudulent, says Neil McCormick<p>So Britney Spears can’t sing? Quelle surprise, as the French say. <b>The leak of a dull, flat, wobbly vocal</b>exposed as utterly inept without the aid of autotune is just the latest opportunity …

Music

Taylor Swift's five depressing truths about the music industry

Selfies and Twitter followers are everything: Taylor Swift's essay on today's pop music paints a bleak picture<p>Taylor Swift has taken a break from writing wildly popular songs about kissing in the rain and bittersweet romance to <b>pen an essay for The Wall Street Journal</b>. Like many things the …

Ten most valuable albums of all time

Some old records fetch £10,000, others - such as a Blur LP worth £70 - are fast risers<p>Downloading music may be the future but vinyl reigns supreme for the music cognoscenti. And that could mean that your treasured record collection contains some real investment hits.<p>If you were a punk in the …

Guitar

Radio 1 boss George Ergatoudis: ‘Playlists are the new albums’

The station's Head Of Music has clarified his recent comments that albums are "heading closer to extinction"<p>BBC Radio 1’s Head of Music George …

Albums

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