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The Slim: Cocoon's Grid-It Organizer Now Available in Bag Form

The GRID-IT organizer first caused a stir when it hit the market some years ago [Ed. Note: including a2011 Core77 Design Award], and for good reason: …

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s <i>apis mellifera</i> population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow. Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the …

Insects

Headshot Portrait Lighting on a Budget

Chances are, no matter what your specialty is, you’ve been asked to photograph headshots. Professionals from many industries use these images to …

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII - Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron Up for Roles

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …

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Video: Making Creative Use of Focus to Capture Ethereal Firework Footage

In the past, we’ve shared a few creative ways to take your fireworks shots to the next level. Be it shooting hand-held long exposures for an abstract …

Ever Wonder What All the Different Photoshop Filters Do? This Video Shows You.

Photoshop is an incredible piece of (software) engineering that’s getting better and better with each iteration. Also, the number of tools and …

Photos of Falling Subjects Moments from Disaster

Photographer Brad Hammonds is fascinated by a concept that he calls “emotional delay.” It’s the idea that no moment is truly experienced until it has …

Your Government at Work: Documerica Chronicles 1970s America

The mandate for Documerica was intriguingly broad — “photographically document subjects of environmental concern” — and photographers responded with …

75 Instructive Design Case Studies

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MoMA PS1 Celebrates Summer with Installations by CODA & Up-and-Coming Brooklyn Designers, Plus Live Music from the World Over

<i>Content sponsored by Windows Phone</i><p><i>Core77 is pleased to partner with Windows Phone to bring you a series of photo diaries this summer. Based on the</i> …

Articles about 8 issues dedicated small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into …

Articles about graphic design 6 names know now on Dwell.com - Dwell

Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.<p>From muralists and ceramicists, to fiber artists and furniture makers, these 12 creatives speak out about what drives their...<p>You may already be a fan of TV on the Radio, but how …

Graphic Design

Articles about 6 ways color accent your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day—which...<p>If you thought being productive at home was just another oxymoron, think …

EPA

Interview: Tinker Hatfield of Nike

During Nike's recent <i>Nature Amplified</i> summit at their Beaverton, OR headquarters, we were presented with a series of innovations that comprise the next palette for product development from the sportswear giant. A visit to the Nike Sports Research Lab meant a deep dive into the methodologies used to …

Air Max

SONTE Film Q&A: Everything You Need to Know about the Film that Turns Glass into a Shade

High end boutiques and ritzy clubs have long enjoyed glass that goes from see through to opaque at the push of a button. However, this tech has long …

Film Hollywood Big Budget Shots With this Quadricopter from DJI, The Phantom (video)

Not too long ago you had to hire a helicopter crew to capture sweeping shots from high above. It’s a costly endeavor and not a pill I would care to …

Control Lighting Wirelessly With Your Phone Using The Kick Light

Walk around with your very own customizable light source when you have the Kick Light and its app! Why settle for regular old bright white, when you …

DuPont Wants To Turn Your Countertop Into A Wireless Charger

Ah, wireless charging. It’s one of the key ideas in keeping your phone charged, along with better batteries, capacitors, and the like. But the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore the possibilities of plastics.<p>The Silo is a unique example of adaptive …

Architecture

Google’s New Phone: A Lesson In The Dangers Of Gesture-Heavy UIs

In building a minimalist UI for its much-anticipated Moto X, Google has gone too far, replacing traditional navigation tools with a host of overly complicated gestures.<p>Interacting with touch-screen devices is a process already flooded with gestures. We spend so much time swiping, pinching, poking, …

Auberge de l'Oumède, In the Gloaming

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Japanese 'Collective Superman' Rescues Woman Trapped by Train

Earlier this week, a Japanese commuter accidentally fell through the gap between train and platform. The accident happened at the Minami-Urawa …

Drawn the Road Again: Inside the Travel Sketchbooks of Chandler O’Leary as She Explores the U.S. | Colossal

<p>For the last several years artist and illustrator Chandler O’Leary has traveled extensively around the U.S., documenting her travels in several …

An Introduction To Wood Species, Part 2: Pine

<i>This Wood Species series comes to us from guest writer Rob Wilkey, an Atlanta-based woodworker and industrial designer whose expertise is in small</i> …

Woodworking

From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design Entrepreneurs

In Kern and Burn, two designers compile pearls of wisdom from the biggest players in the field.<p><i>For the modern-era business to succeed, design has to be built in from the ground up. It’s a tall order for designers, who now–more than ever–need to nourish their inner CEO. Graphic designers Jessica</i> …