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Artist Transforms Driftwood into Stunning Sculptures of Animals in Motion

Sculptor James Doran-Webb uses pieces of driftwood to form stunning creatures that look as though they're in motion. In a scale that's larger than life, rabbits, horses, and birds appear to be in mid hop, gallop, and flap. Webb's work with the highly-textured wood is methodical, and he fuses many …

Sculpture

Beautiful Houses: Far Pond

Today we will show you the elegant Far Pond in Southampton, New York, a project by Bates Masi Architects. This house is breathtaking. The wood, glass …

Architecture

Handmade Koro Kimonos

Outside of traditional celebrations and period dramas, kimonos aren't often worn in the Western world. And yet, the comfort of the wrap and its classic design are so widely recognized and loved. With Koro Kimono, Sophie Hart-Walsh and Tara Postma are reviving the fashion—and in a festive form. …

2014 Hot 100 Excerpt

For almost 25 years SURFER’s Hot 100 has ranked, and predicted the fortunes of surfing’s next generation. Many of the Hot 100 alumni have gone on to …

The concept cars that helped shape the future

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

LEAF COVER Hooks

South Korean designer <b>Jung Hwajin</b> had the idea for a product that could give birth to new life in “nailed and dead space”. That’s how he created the</i> …

Beautifully Embroidered Silk Paintings by Art of Silk

<i>Art of Silk</i> produces beautiful silk embroidery art whose subjects range from fine art paintings and scenic landscapes to animal and floral portraits. Aside from producing traditional embroidery, though, the company has developed new methods of reproducing the intricate art. Founder Christopher …

New Paper Hummingbirds by Cheong-ah Hwang | Colossal

<p>Korean paper artist Cheong-ah Hwang who is currently based in Columbus, Ohio creates delicate paper sculptures that blur the line between 2D and 3D …

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

The Irish Monster

Download Free, Open-source Textbooks from OpenStax College

Textbooks are incredibly expensive (not to mention cumbersome and heavy in dead tree format). Smart students can pick up free digital textbooks from …

Textbooks

Double Exposures Blur Lines Between New York and London

Photographer Daniella Zalcman recently moved from New York to London. She says, “They're both places I adore, and (in my opinion) they're two of the most photogenic cities in the world.” As a result, she decided to produce this series of work in which the two cities visually overlap in layers of …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Polar Bears in Fluorescent-Colored Feathers Frolick in New York

Showing from now till October 26 at Galerie Perrotin's new space in New York are eight fantastically fun sculptures of feathered polar bears. The New York gallery's inaugural show, Italian artist's Paola Pivi's “Ok, you are better than me, so what?,” consists of these near life-size sculptures …

ALDO Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign with Illustrations by Malika Favre

Vintange Style Illustration for the ALDO Fashion Campaign.<p>The outstanding illustrator Malika Favre was asked by MP Creative to create a series of …

Useful InDesign Scripts And Plugins To Speed Up Your Work

Line Numbering<p>This line-numbering plugin does exactly what it says on the box: it gives every line on a page a number. While InDesign is very capable …

An All-In-One Digital Clock And iPhone Charger

Bedside gadgets tend to come in disparate parts: You have an alarm clock on your phone, but then where did you leave your charger? Or perhaps your phone is perfectly juiced up, but when you wake up to get water in the middle of night, you still have to fumble around with your screen to even see …

Gear & Gadgets

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Articles about z typography illustrations jing zhang on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...<p>Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of cast-in-lead movable type, pen and paper, and the...<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a …

Articles about tiny architecture 5 modern outbuildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she …

Nuvol Lamp by Kutarq Studio

<b>Nuvol Lamp</b> looks like a cloud floating in your living room. It’s an iconic ceiling lamp for indoor use, it acts both as a light and a sculptural …

Industrial Design

SpoolStool Multifunctional Stool by Joe Levy

Joe Levy is a third year industrial design student from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His SpoolStool is one of his first furniture …

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Flexible Transportation: Clip-Air Modular Airplane Concept is an Awesome Idea

At this week's Paris Air Show, a research team from Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne unveiled their wicked idea for air travel: …

Table for Two : Transform Your Table from Workstation for Two to A Dining Table for Six in Seconds

To some of you, your favorite gathering place in your house would be your kitchen. Yes, kitchen table is usually surrounded by family and friends, …

Hidden Dialysis

The Purifier mobile peritoneal dialysis system aims to give patients a carefree approach to managing the illness which is often a time-consuming …

Infographic: How To Tell The Difference Between 66 Varieties Of Cheese

Stilton or Roquefort? This chart’s got you covered.<p>With age and maturity must necessarily come more discerning tastes. Sooner or later, you’ll have to graduate from beer to wine, from <i>Shining</i>-Kubrick to <i>Barry Lyndon</i>-Kubrick, from Safran Foer to anyone else. And, of course, from cheddar to Stilton. Or …

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