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Flotspotting: Kibum Park's Awesome Urban Residences

You undoubtedly remember those slick renderings for the Lowline, the still-in-progress underground NYC park tentatively scheduled for a 2018 opening. …

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Prism: A Wireless Nightlight That Tilts like a Seesaw | Colossal

<p>Designed by Georgia-based industrial design student Nicholas Baker, the Prism Nightlight is a minimalist, battery-powered nightlight that turns on …

Linear Or Long, Just The Way I Like It

The EON 2 is a concept kitchen whose main highlight is the rotating bar. By moving this bar from linear to L-type, you get a chance to play around …

Beautiful Deer Silhouettes Set within Misty Landscapes

Like a hunter lurking in the forest, London-based photographer Sirli Raitma sat ready and waiting for the deer to emerge. When she spotted them, the self-taught photographer magically documented the peaceful creatures through her camera lens. The hauntingly beautiful compositions feature misty …

Photography

Geometric Sandcastles from Calvin Seibert | Colossal

<p>New York-based sandcastle artist Calvin Seibert (previously) just returned from a 10-day trip to Hawaii where he completed a number of his abstract, …

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre - in pictures

The LSE's profile-raising new student centre by O'Donnell and Tuomey is a quietly impressive 'red brick Eiger' built to real old-school standards of design and construction

Heather Hansen's Body-Created Drawings

For over a decade I taught martial arts, and one of the hardest things is communicating to a novice how to correctly move a particular body part …

Yukino Ohmura's Dot-Drawn Nighttime Cityscapes

In the You Really Can Draw With Anything Department, we've seen Red Hong draw with coffee cup stains, and Takayo Kiyota draw with sushi; now we've …

Articles about nyaia recognizes 6 creative new york architecture and design studios on Dwell.com - Dwell

At Dwell on Design NY, architects explain the delicate nature of designing spaces synonymous with tragedy.<p>Ada Louise Huxtable is the doyenne of architecture criticism in New York, if not the world: as architecture critic at the New...<p>With Dwell on Design New York as an anchor, the festival enters …

New York City

Photography Inspiration: Fog

I've always been fascinated by fog, my hometown used to get foggy pretty often, especially in the summer. People always say, low fog means a hot day …

Shimmering Sun Sculpture Gives Illusion of Warmth in Calgary

<i>Solar Flare</i> is the newest sculptural collaboration by Calgary-based artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett that features a dynamic spherical structure mimicking the sun. The shimmering orb has yellow acrylic rods spiking out in every direction like sun rays, simulating a spectacular …

Solar Cycle

Magical Tokyo Cityscapes Seen Through Colorful Bokeh

In this ongoing series, photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo's buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes. He creates each gorgeous composition by standing on observation decks of high-rise buildings or overpasses throughout the city.<p>By gaining a bird's eye view …

Bridges

Tiny NYC Apartment Renovation Full of Nooks and Cubbies by Tim Seggerman

How do you make a tiny New York City apartment into a livable 240-square foot space with a sleeping loft? You enlist the help of Brooklyn architect …

The House Hafner by Hornung and Jacobi Architecture

Outstanding Architecture Design.<p>Extravagant architecture design meets modern lifestyle as well as functionality. The Hamburg, Germany based …

Best Technology Posts of 2013

10. Germanmade Minimalist iPhone 5 Dock<br>A simple and minimal dock to hold and charge your iPhone 5 that will look good just about anywhere.<p>9. Fresh …

Adorable Naptime Adventures of a 3-Year-Old and His French Bulldog

It's been almost a year since we checked in with this adorable pair – a Japanese boy named Tasuku and his French bulldog named Muu. The Tokyo-based duo gained international fame when photos of their sweet friendship went viral earlier this year. (They now have over 160,000 Facebook fans and over …

Living Clay: Artist Johnson Tsang Brings Ceramic Bowls and Cups to Life | Colossal

<p>With an adept understanding of ceramics and anatomy, Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang (previously here and here) creates strange and unexpected …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

A Classic Portrait Lens Reinvented For Modern Cameras

The Petzval lens, designed by a mathematician in 1840, was one of the first portrait lenses to change the art of photography because its design allowed enough light into the camera for photographs to be taken relatively quickly. The Petzval’s optics also introduce a distinctive, swirly “halo” …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Bold Geometric Design Composed of Mexican Sarape Thread

For his recent installation, <i>Wake and Wonder</i>, Texas-based artist Adrian Esparza created impressive illusions of depth with strong lines organized into this detailed arrangement. He began with a sarape, a Mexican blanket, and unraveled it into a large pile of string. Then, using just a hammer, nails, …

Articles about modern homes carolinas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.<p>After a devastating …

Frank Lloyd Wright

My Modern Met’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories in 2013

Take at short trip with us, if you will, as we take a stroll down memory lane. Let's look back on 2013 with our most popular stories – the ones that made you laugh and cry so much that you just had to share them with your friends. With six to ten posts per day, it's not easy keeping up all the …

Top 10

Extremely Intimate Portraits of Polar Bears Swimming

Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders recently won the “Animals in Their Environment” category in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for his incredible image of a polar bear submerged in water. We were pleased to discover that the wildlife photographer had plenty more …

Articles about empire state modern 7 upstate new york houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...<p>About 90 minutes from New York City on over four wooded acres in Columbia County, this steel-and-glass barn house is a minimalist...<p>Hudson, New York, is a small community …

Modern Villa in Decín, Czech Republic by Studio Pha

Modern Architecture.<p>The architects of Studio Pha have designed this beautiful villa in the town of Decín, Czech Republic. The modern villa is …

European Travel

12 Most Surreal Light Installations at Lyon’s Festival of Lights

<b>Swarm of Red Lanterns in a Forest</b><p>The Festival of Lights in Lyon, France (or Fte des Lumires) kicked off on December 6th bringing with it dazzling light displays by artists from around the world. “Every year we ask the artists to propose their concepts based on locations,” explained Jean-Franois …

The Arts

Unique Reflective Cityscapes Turn Copenhagen Upside Down

Rainy days are often dreary, but not in these photographs! 25-year-old Morten Nordstrm is inspired by the small pools of mirrored water covering the streets after a storm. In his collection, <i>World Seen Through My Eyes</i>, the artist documents the world through beautifully crisp, watery …

Copenhagen

Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photographer Ali Ertrk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifically focused much of his attention on the Golden Gate Bridge, the massive, bright red suspension bridge in California that spans almost two …

Photography