Ashton Van Der Weijde

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RIP VHS: World's Last VCR Will Be Made This Month

Be warned, vintage videophiles: Japan’s Funai Electric, a company that claims to be the last manufacturer of videocassette recorders (VCRs), will manufacture its last VHS player this month.<p>Funai, which manufacturers the VCRs in China for Sanyo, says the decision comes after selling only 750,000 …

Beauty and the Beast

Stunning Ceramic Interiors

For over fifty years, Cedit – Ceramiche d’Italia has been renowned for material experimentation and stylistic research that have revolutionized …

In pictures: the W* photography desk's 2016 digest of visual inspiration

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A Short Film Detailing the Miniature Replication of Nix + Gerber’s Post-Apocalyptic Studio | Colossal

<p>Since 2005, artist Lori Nix and partner Kathleen Gerber have been producing dioramas that depict post-apocalyptic environments, everyday scenes that …

The New Design Frontiers of Darwyn Cooke's Comic Book Art

Darwyn Cooke at the Long Beach Comic Con, 2011. Photo: M. Dooley.<p>When artist, writer and animator Darwyn Cooke died on Saturday, the enormous …

15 Whimsical Kitchen Gadgets That Are As Functional As They Are Silly

Kitchen accessories don’t always have to be serious. Here are 15 examples of kitchen and drink gadgets that add a little whimsy and fun!<p>1. Brain …

A Modern Parisian Flat Atop a Department Store

Right in the middle of Paris atop the department store Marie sixtine™, there’s a new flat for special guests of the store, called CHEZ MARIE SIXTINE. …

$750,000 Homes in Minnesota, Virginia and Texas

<b>CHANHASSEN, MINN.</b><p><b>WHAT:</b> A lakefront modern with two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms<p><b>HOW MUCH:</b> $750,000<p><b>SIZE:</b> 1,976 square feet<p><b>PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT:</b> $380<p><b>SETTING:</b> Chanhassen is a city of about 25,000, about 20 miles from downtown Minneapolis. Paisley Park, the home and studio compound of the …

This Graphic Designer Uses Her Design Skills To Make Awesome Cookies

Los Angeles based graphic designer Holly Fox has turned her love of color, baking, and graphic design into some pretty artistic edible sugar cookie …

Canon Announces 7 Series Rangefinder with Leica Mount

If Canon’s new announcement today is anything hinting towards the future, then Photokina is bound to be quite an interesting time in the camera …

Cameras

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

Raspberry Pi

50 Years of the Chevy Camaro, in Pictures

With five generations of Camaros already behind us, and a sixth on its way, that heritage is worth charting.<p>The Chevrolet Camaro was a rush job, a desperate attempt by GM to meet the challenge presented by the ludicrously successful Ford Mustang. Although the Camaro would become the Mustang's most …

These are the coolest cars you'll never drive

Our ability to drive innovation through creative visualization has helped us explore the reaches of space, put powerful computers into our pockets and design some bad-ass car concepts. There's always been a seed of futurism in automobiles: Manufacturers and hobbyists alike have been crafting unique …

Intricate Stitched Portraits of People by Maria E. Pieres

Colombia-born Los Angeles-based artist Maria E. Pieres uses traditional needlepoint to create intricate works of modern art. Her portraits of people are comprised of detailed stitch patterns. Each of her subjects, which range from close friends to new acquaintances, sat for the artist as she …

Juan Carlos Ramos Unveils Amazing Pyramid House Worthy of a Pharaoh

1/7<p>Juan Carlos Ramos Pyramid House<p>With its sunken living space, triangular glass walls and open plan, the Pyramid House brings an ancient building …

Architecture