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Articles about julie fisher how shop furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

We tapped architect Julie Fisher—who designed the inventive staircase-slide hybrid in our March 2014 issue—for her expert opinion...<p>The New York-based designer's thoughts on lighting the home, choosing the right bulb, and more.<p>Los Angeles-based rug designer Ben Solemani talks us through the do's …

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A Bar Built From Shipping Containers

We’ve seen what can be done with shipping containers in the past, from tiles to temporary spaces to homes, and now North Arrow Studio, along with …

The Very First Color Photographs of the United States

You're looking at some of the very first color photographs of North America! A fascinating new photography book called <i>An American Odyssey</i> opens the archive of the Detroit Photographic Company to reveal America in brilliant color from the late 1880s to the early 1920s. Several thousand …

Grand Canyon

Adorable 4-Year-Old Boy Mimics Male Fashion Models

Meet Ryker, one of the most fashionable 4-year-olds around. Together with his mom, Collette Wixom, the tiny fashionisto has started a popular Instagram and blog following Ryker's trendsetting adventures. The tiny tot's style is on par with those of celebrities, models, and fashion bloggers, as can …

Cute

A Biblia Definitiva Do Churrasco

”A Biblia Definitiva Do Churrasco” means “The Ultimate Barbecue Bible” and it’s a beautiful book created by Lucas Reis; a creative and art director …

Typography

Create Home Products for the Fashionable, Educated and Creative Customers of Anthropologie

Anthropologie seeks to create an inspirational shopping experience for their customer base: Fashionable, educated and creative women between the ages …

A Guide To All Of NYC’s Subway Signs

In the great crush of commuting, New Yorkers don’t always have time to stop and appreciate the art of the subway system, one of the world’s largest. The detailed mosaic tile work that serves to identify each station is rarely celebrated. Here to change that is freelance art director Adam Chang. On …

How To Make A Warning Label For Humans 10,000 Years From Now

One word: kittehs.<p>Nuclear waste can remain deadly for thousands of years. Plutonium-23, an isotope used in nuclear weapons production, has a half-life of more than 24,000 years. By contrast, some of the earliest human writing emerged only 5,000 years ago. This presents a challenge of near-eternal …

Articles about desert blooms middle eastern park plan breaks mold on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you design green space that can withstand Abu Dhabi’s heat? Thomas Heatherwick listened to the desert.<p>In her Portland studio, designer Andi Kovel of Esque Studios transforms molten glass into colorful creations—including a new...<p>As Los Angeles MOCA explores the work of Gaetano Pesce, Dwell …

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Endless Reflections Captured Inside of a Mirrored Box

At first glance, one might assume that the amazing creations seen here are the result of digital manipulations. However, in reality, each image is a photograph created inside of a square cube covered with mirrors on all six sides.<p>Ron Brinkmann developed this <i>MirrorBox</i> with mirrored tiles and some …

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Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Quality Street, Berlin, Source Serif Pro

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Bulbing: Lamps that Create an Optical Illusion

Um whoa. These Bulbing lamps are flat LED lamps that look like they’re 3D. Like… <i>really</i> look like they’re 3D. Mind blown!<p>From Studio Cheha, Bulbing …

Manifold House by ANX / Aaron Neubert Architects

Located in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Manifold House, designed by ANX / Aaron Neubert Architects, sits on a cross slope lot …

Restored Farmhouse in Girona, Spain by ZEST Architecture

Villa CP, a restored old Catalan farmhouse in Girona, Spain.<p>The Barcelona based team of ZEST Architecture was responsible for the restoration of an …

ICFF 2014 Preview: Rich Brilliant Willing

Continuing to impress with innovative forms and creative uses of materials, Rich Brilliant Willing is again introducing new products this year at ICFF during NYCxDesign. In the time since we last caught up with the trio of Brooklyn-based designers, RBW seems to have shifted gears away from …

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Homes: Ron Arad

The free-spirited 63-year-old's maverick career has been marked by bold and uncompromising design<p>It's not easy giving Ron Arad a label, which is arguably something that appeals to the free-spirited 63-year-old. Israeli-born, but London-based for decades, Arad trained as an architect, yet refers to …

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Delicate Paper Sculptures Suspended in Mid-Air by Peter Gentenaar | Colossal

<p>From limitations come creativity. It’s an age-old adage that’s been repeated in almost every industry. And it rings true for the Netherland-based …

Editors’ Picks: All for a Great Cup of Coffee

From the truck-stop sludge that peels back highway eyelids to the meticulously crafted drip at your local fair-trade cafe, coffee is the brew that fuels. On the hunt for a beautiful-yet-practical Father’s Day gift, or perhaps a treat-to-self for a rejuvenated routine? Taste test the caffeinated …

30 Unique Home Chess Sets

Bauhaus Chessmen: A minimalistic home would be well served by these wooden Bauhaus chess pieces.<p>This Wobble chess set offers up a novel and animated …

Photo: Mercedes Semi Hauls 200+Ton Mining Dump Truck

Mining trucks, those giant, building-sized dump trucks that make the human beings operating them look like Lego minifigs, can weigh hundreds of tons—the mighty Caterpillar 797B tips the scale at a mind-blowing 308 tons—and many of its contemporaries weigh anywhere from 180 tons to 240 tons. For …

Locomotives

TRUNK Stool

<i>Trunk</i> is a minimalist stool made of oak wood wrapped in steel sheet. It has a handle for easy moving around the house. Design by Polish company …

The 25 Best Minimalist Wallets For Men

Flowfold Minimalist Wallet<p>If this minimalist wallet’s construction materials look a bit odd to you, that’s because they aren’t typically used to make …