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From An Ex-Apple Designer, A Cozy Blanket Inspired By Origami And Science

As chilly weather drags on, there’s still time to curl up on the couch under a nice cozy blanket. But most blankets are just so…flat. Not in terms of color or impact, but literally, they’re flat, because they’re a flat piece or knit of fabric. Not so with the Bloom, an art- and science-inspired …

Origami

Stainless, a mesmerizing high speed video recording by Adam Magyar - The Fox Is Black

Adam Magyar filmed the platform at the Shinjiku station in Tokyo at 720p, 50fps, creating a long, moving portrait that’s totally mesmerizing. You …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Sebastio Salgado's Amazing Captures of the World Around Us

In his ongoing series, <i>Genesis</i>, Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado takes us on an exciting journey to see the world from new perspectives. His elegant black and white images focus on shadows, lights, textures, shapes, and patterns found in the harmonious and peaceful compositions of a world …

Angles Made Easy

ZigZag is a seemingly regular ruler with a twist! When we’re trying to draw a triangle, we usually use a triangle ruler, however, it usually offers a …

Rimowa Olive Green Luggage

If you spend a lot of your time traveling, no matter if it's for business, or for pleasure, it's probably time to give some serious thought to …

Luggage

Modern Desks from Gus*Modern

Gus*Modern consistently produces simple modern furniture and accessories that are not only practical, they’re beautifully designed. They’re expanding …

Furniture

A Working Desk For Two & A Dining Table For Six

With the kitchen being the heart of the home, the dining table is a vital piece of furniture. When we’re not eating at it, we’re doing work or the …

Furniture

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Chimney Tops

Reset Your Body Clock with a Camping Trip

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by Dr. Francis Collins<p><b>Credit:</b> Kenneth P Wright, University of Colorado at Boulder<p>School’s starting soon, and a lot of …

Fitbit Force

If you're considering upgrading your Fitbit Flex, then you owe it to yourself to check out the updated Fitbit Force ($130), the company's newest …

Apple Mac Pro Red Edition

Innovative form factor, six processing cores, up to 32 gigs of RAM, dual graphics processors, a terabyte of flash storage — the Mac Pro is the most …

MacBook Pro

Tuls Are Little Card-Sized Titanium Tools And iPhone Stands [Kickstarter]

I remember the crushing fetish we all had for Titanium back when I entered the cycling fraternity. (It’s fallen out of vogue now, of course — most likely thanks in part to the rise of carbon fiber, or perhaps something to do with the economics of materials I don’t fully understand.)<p>It’s an exotic …

Google Reveals Fiber Plans for Provo, $30 Construction Fee

Google today confirmed it plans to sign up its first Google Fiber customers in Provo before the end of the year. Between now and October, the company is working to upgrade the existing fiber network in Provo to be Gigabit-ready and talking to property managers and owners of large apartment building …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

Lego

Ashton Kutcher Drops Some Deep Steve Jobs Quotes At The Teen Choice Awards

So, Ashton Kutcher, right? His first name is actually Chris. He met up with about a bazillion teen fans at Nickelodeon’s Teen Choice Awards last night to receive the Ultimate Choice Award from the kid-centric cable network, and told them some deep stuff.<p>First up, according to Kutcher, is that …

Ricotta Cake with Fresh Berries

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A light ricotta cake topped with macerated …

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 …

Workstations

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MaCool

Old Macs weren’t exactly portable. It wasn’t like you could just toss one under your arm and go setup shop at the coffee shop to bang out a few pages …

Potto is an International Lottery for your Smartphone

TrafficGem CEO Manchul Ko founded the company in January of this year having previously spent three years as as a global marketing manager for a utility app development company.<p>Thinking that mobile games needed a new approach to getting organic users, he decided to start his own business. Ko …

HomeDine, The Airbnb For Home-Cooked Meals, Has Launched An iPhone App

HomeDine is all about getting more people cooking — and eating — home-cooked meals, with a peer-to-peer marketplace that connects people who like throwing dinner parties with those who like to attend them. To make those events even easier to find and create, HomeDine has rolled out a new iPhone app …

Interview: Peter Hames of Falcon Enamelware

by Richard Prime<p>As with almost any design segment or discipline, the classics never go out of style. Be it a line of design thinking like Bauhaus, the never-ending resurgence and reinvention of pastel tones in fashion and interiors or, in some cases, a material like copper currently enjoying a …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Low-rise, high-density housing attempts to combine the best elements of both urban and …

Design

Dark Stone and Industrial-Strength Materials Line a Contemplative Australian House

Contemplative is not an adjective you’d normally associate with Australia, but here’s a peaceful stone-lined house that exemplifies the quality.<p>Dark …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/07/05/suncrest-residence-by-heliotrope-architects/ Suncrest Residence by Heliotrope Architects