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This Watch (is Made of) Rocks

When watchmaking startup Plug & Feather says their timepieces are "built from timeless materials," they mean it. The faces are made out of <i>stone</i>, …

Crowd Funding

Beautiful Houses: Fujigaoka M

Today we will show you the minimalistic Fujigaoka M apartment in Fujigaoka, Japan, a project by Sinato. The architects made a renovation of a unit in …

Architecture

Sites of the Week: Rumble Labs, Creative Clash, Hum Creative and more

Today we're featuring some great portfolios, such as Rumble Labs and Hum Creative. Also take a special attention to Creative Clash, it's awesome! …

Web Design

The 14 Best Movie Meet-Cutes

"This was some meet-cute," retired screenwriter Arthur tells his new neighbor, Iris, as she offers him a ride in "The Holiday." Inspired by one of our favorite Christmas movies, we're chronicling the best of this classic film trope, described by Roger Ebert as, "a comic situation contrived entirely …

2014 Festival of Lights, Lyon

Light festivals—from the spiritually steeped Hindu holiday Diwali to the newer contemporary art-focused events like SIGNAL in Prague—have become much-loved around the world. Regardless of race, religion or geographic location, there's a shared human awe and appreciation for the beauty of lightness …

Ryan Higley's Self-Assembling Basement!

There are makers with video cameras like Matthias Wandel, who can show us things like his crazy motorized scaffold being built. Then there's makers …

Colorado State University

50 Prisms Emit Colorful Lights on the Streets of Montreal

Canadian architecture firm RAW recently unveiled <i>Prismatica</i>, a dazzling public art installation in Montreal that emits light from 50 prisms. The six and a half-foot-tall structures are spread throughout the Place des Festivals where visitors can walk around all sides of the rotating kaleidoscopes. …

Art

This Gridded Installation at Design Miami Stole The Show

Patrick Parrish Gallery presented an eye-popping installation during Design Miami 2014. The gridded-out booth featured a group of sculptural …

Art

Website Flowcharts and Site Maps – AI & EPS

The huge website flowcharts and site maps template.<p>With countless included vector graphics and elements, this huge template lets you create visual …

Web Design

MINI Unveils Superleggera Vision Concept

On the eve of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy, MINI unveiled its Superleggera Vision, the first formal collaboration between the brand that loves to motor and the legendary Italian coach-building firm Touring Superleggera. The open-top, compact two-seater roadster is born …

Roadsters

Articles about 12 tips clutter free home office on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are in the air.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Of …

Home Offices

BESPOKE Branding by STUDIO NEWWORK

BESPOKE Studio Branding and Promotional Book.<p>STUDIO NEWWORK was approached to work on the studio branding and a promotional book for Bespoke, a New …

In Tokyo, at the Intersection of Japanese Gangster Culture and Lamborghinis

The GIF you see above isn't CGI, it's a Lamborghini wrapped in holographic vinyl film. Not many of us can relate to the problem of our Gallardo not …

Japan

Real Estate Branding by Jekin Gala

Real Estate Brand and Web Design.<p>Graphic designer Jekin Gala was asked to develop the brand identity and web design for CentrePoint Homes. The real …

Real Estate

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

A Travel App That Practically Packs Your Bags For You

All of us want to pack light for a trip, to save the $25 of checking a bag by sausaging a week’s worth of clothing into a plane’s overhead compartment. But if you’re as indecisive as I am, you can never quite decide what you should pack, so you simultaneously under- and overpack, with jackets for …

Apps

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Moderne Sans, La Bande, Encode Sans

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 …

Typography

World-Famous Museums Turned Into Neon Line Drawings

Sometimes, all you need to create some magic is some magic markers. In a new series called <i>Gran Fachada</i> (“Grand Facade” in English), Madrid-based artist Marlon de Azambuja works this marker magic on color photographs of famous museums around the world, from the Whitney to the Pompidou and the Tate …

Art

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Let's Talk About Light - 3 Types of Lighting Conditions and how to Use Them

en_US<p>article<p>Let's Talk About Light - 3 Types of Lighting Conditions and how to Use …

Top 10 beach and coastal campsites in France

Kick off your shoes at these campsites along the coast of France, staying in a tent on the dunes, a posh tipi or a cool cabin right on the beach • Have we missed one? If so please add a comment and tell us<p>Kon Tiki Riviera Village, Côte d'Azur<p>On an expensive stretch of coast, Kon Tiki is one of …

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

England

Stunning Visuals of Isolated Arctic Locations

Images shot by Brit artist Reuben Wu who is based in London give us some gritty images of abject desolation as he shares some surreal landscapes. An …

Violin

How to Buy a Bike—Even if It's Your First

Want to know how to buy a bike? These are the tips and tricks you need to know, especially if it's your first time.<p>If you plan to do more than just salivate over the shiny new bikes in our Buyer's Guide, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed by your options. Before your head explodes, allow us …

Bicycles

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography - Lonely Planet Online Shop - Lonely Planet US

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography<p>5th Edition Jul 2016<p>The fifth edition of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography shows readers how to develop their photographic skills and avoid common mistakes.<p>This ultimate step-by-step guide to taking better travel photographs is full of practical …

Travel

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …