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A $35 Million Design Empire Built On The Humble Place Mat

Sandy Chilewich started out dyeing fabric in a washing machine in the ’70s. Today, her company makes 40,000 place mats a week.<p>The place mat sits low on the totem pole of design objects, but for Sandy Chilewich, it’s the basis of successful brand. The New York-based designer and lifelong …

These Photos of Decaying Sanctuaries Will Make You Believe in Ghosts

Dresden-based photographer Matthias Haker keeps his forsaken sanctuaries a secret, guarded closely from meddlesome spirits and prying hands. When he …

Trespassing

Cove 6 / SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects

The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous fynbos surroundings. The site forms part of The Cove, a private estate in Knysna, …

A Data-Driven Approach To Designing The Perfect Swimsuit

An Autodesk alum wants to help women find flattering swimwear by disrupting outdated manufacturing methods.<p>“A good bathing suit frames the parts of you that you’re most proud of,” says Sarah Krasley, the creative force behind Swimwear X, a new initiative for the mass customization of women’s …

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Suna's Dramatically Colored Santa Cruz Dream Home

<b>Name:</b> Suna <b><br>Location:</b> Santa Cruz, California<p>I have lived here for eight years. When my realtor showed me the house my heart stopped. It had fallen out …

Santa Cruz

Yoo Hyun – Carved Paper Portraits

Hand-carved paper portraits of famous personalities by South Korean artist Yoo Hyun.<p>Using an x-acto knife, South Korean artist Yoo Hyun creates …

New Mythical Cut Paper Collages by Artist Morgana Wallace | Colossal

<p>Morgana Wallace (previously) began making cut paper collages after her interest was sparked during a monotype session in printmaking class. Wallace …

Designer Transforms Wood Fragments into Brilliant, One-of-a-Kind Accessories

Inspired by Australia's brilliant flora and fauna, Melbourne-based jeweler Britta Boeckmann fuses wood fragments with colored resin to form gorgeous wearable accessories. Each pendant, ring, and pair of earrings are hand crafted and entirely unique–Boeckmann works without a template, and instead …

Jewelry

Seventh Anniversary Set by Ugmonk

Our good friend Jeff Sheldon commonly known as Ugmonk is celebrating its 7 Anniversary. Seven beautiful years of crafting his brand and devoting hard …

United Nude Pairs With Francis Bitonti For Its Latest 3-D Printed Shoe

Each shoe in the Mutatio collection is uniquely generated by an algorithm, so that no two pairs are the same.<p>The architectural footwear company United Nude teamed up with Francis Bitonti and 3D Systems for their latest 3-D printed shoe. Each leather and gold-plated Mutatio shoe is individually …

Sempli aims to provide "ultimate beer glasses" with Monti collection

Los Angeles design brand Sempli has launched a set of glasses designed for enjoying different types of craft beer.<p>Available in four different …

Eye-Catching Pillows Made from Leather Waste

The production method is clever, if time-consuming<p>The last time we saw someone trying to recycle leather waste, the results were mixed (literally). …

Take This Nomadic Office Anywhere

Picture working at the beach on a Monday, in the forest on a Tuesday, and in the desert on a Wednesday. Sounds like a (pipe) dream come true, right? While today’s mobile office normally just consists of a laptop and a Wi-Fi connection, the designers at Belgian firm Five AM want you hitching your …

New Black and White Surrealist Self-Portraits by Noell Oszvald | Colossal

<p>Visual artist Noell Osvald (previously) creates startlingly bold works through simple gestures all performed in black and white. The self-portraits …

How Magazine Covers Have Changed Over the Past 100 Years

How have magazine covers and their photos changed over the past century? The answer sheds light on not just the design and image choices of major …

Photographer Spends a Season Watching an Adorable Family of Red Foxes Grow Up

When wildlife photographer Melissa Groo got tipped off by friends that a family of red foxes had set up a home in a backyard shed in Lansing, New York, she made it her mission to photograph them. She didn't just snap one or two shots, she spent an entire season with the family, watching the kits as …

Hana: not just the end of Maui's most famous road

Road trippers consider the 52 miles, 59 bridges and 620 curves of the Hana Highway to be one of the finest driving roads on earth, and the ultimate option to chill out, ditch Maui’s tourist-heavy areas, and enjoy the emerald and azure scenery of east Maui’s coastline. But what if you’re looking to …

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

4 Key Ingredients For Creating An Ideas Incubator

When fostering in-house innovation, companies need to understand exactly what startups thrive on.<p>There’s a crazy game played in Japan that looks like a cross between rugby, wrestling, and capture the flag. It is called “Bo-Taoshi” and the goal is simple: defend your pole while simultaneously …

Innovation

Enchanting Wedding Chapel Adorned with 100 Hand-Carved Wood Panels

Nikken Space Design created an enchanting wedding chapel in Hiroshima, Japan, whose beauty lies in its meticulous dedication to craft. The most breathtaking feature of the airy, expansive space is its 100 wood panels that use a large tree as their motif. It's called <i>Power of Flower</i> and was done in …

Weddings

Articles about kingston brio on Dwell.com - Dwell

Aaron Roberts and Thomas Bailey, the young architects behind room11, teamed up to design a house for Aaron's parents, fixing the...<p>Dwell chats with Joshua Vogel, the carpenter-craftsman behind the lovely, hand-turned kitchenware and sculptural pieces from...<p>Yes, the "I" is missing.<p>By striving for …

Design

Readers' travel photography competition: February – weather

This month we asked for your photographs of ‘weather’. Here are our readers’ best entries. Scroll down to see the winner, as judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. Each monthly winner will have their photograph mounted by Point 101 and displayed in an exhibition at the Guardian’s London office. The …

Spacious Japanese-Inspired Moscow Apartment by Architects M17

Architects M17 presents a spacious new Moscow apartment. Inspired by Japanese designs and motifs,<p>Architects M17 presents a spacious new Moscow …

Travel tips: the historic Potteries, plus deals of the week | Joanne O’Connor

Photograph: PR<p>Enjoy a Winter Warm-Up break.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/24/1424800270723/3fe4fe7c-e9ee-4a44-85b0-1fe07bfb344a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Enjoy a Winter Warm-Up …