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You Won’t Believe Everything This Tiny Loft Can Do

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Nashare Hotel / C+ Architects + Naza design studio

<b>Capturing Views of the Sea From the Forest</b><p>Nashare Hotel locates in a forest beside Huandao south road in Xiamen of China. It is facing Taiwan Canal …

How To Build Anything With Delrin And A Laser Cutter — Advanced Tricks

Everyone wants their prototypes to look polished, as opposed to looking like 3D-squirted weekend afterthoughts. The combination of Delrin and a Laser …

These are the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the US

Architectural Record has released the latest edition of its annual list of the “Top 300 Architecture Firms” in the United States, based on …

Stunning corten-clad California home built for efficiency and flexibility

In today's world, flexibility equals strength, and the same can be said of architecture. Studio Zack De Vito designed and built Tamalpais Residence, …

Trails

Artist Creates Prismatic “Paintings” on Museum Walls with Refracted Light

Artist Stephen Knapp creates his technicolor masterpieces with a remarkably ordinary, if impalpable, material: light, manipulated into radiant bursts with the help of glass and stainless steel. Stretching scattered geometries of gem-like hues across otherwise darkened walls, he refers to his …

Art

UNDERGROUND TOUR

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Six examples of fabric-cast concrete that are breaking the mould

Pouring concrete into fabric moulds allows designers to create dramatic, sculptural shapes that could soon be used for architectural structures. …

Incredible Model-Making Tutorials from a Master Modeler

As one of the commenters exclaims on David Neat’s blog of modeling tips: “I feel like I’ve just discovered the Holy Grail of modeling sites!” David’s simple, plain WordPress blog betrays the amount and quality of the content found there. David writes about and teaches model-making and this site …

Get back to nature during your next holiday at this luxurious South Korean campsite

Imagining a weekend camping trip conjures fond memories of the sound of the wind in the trees, the smell of toasting marshmallows and the perfect …

Glamping

Real-time Driving of RGB LED Cube using Unity3D

RGB LED cubes are great, but building the cube is only half the battle – they also need to be driven. The larger the cube, the bigger the canvas you …

Arduino

How Architecture Students Are Building Shelters By Hand With Just $2K

Many architects will never live in their own buildings. Aixopluc wants to change that.<p>For most of history, if you wanted to live in a house, you probably designed and built it yourself. These days, though, design has become so thoroughly uncoupled from construction that most architects never have …

A Tiny Apartment's Jaw-Dropping Micro Interior Design

Here, the secret behind fitting a large kitchen, home theater, gym facilities, and cat-friendly areas into a 300-square-foot flat.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the 7 …

The many moods of architect Richard Landry's Malibu beach house

Architect to the stars Richard Landry has popped his traffic-stopping beach house in Malibu on the market at $11.995 million.<p>The three-story home was compartmentalized and the interior spaces were dark when he bought the property five years ago for $3.95 million. Landry reworked the house to create …

Polymaker makes layer-free 3D printing a reality with PolySmooth and Polysher cleaning unit

Apr 19, 2016 | By Alec<p>It looks like Polymaker is ready to outgrow the filament business. The Shanghai-based filament specialists have just announced …

Rafael Araujo’s Architectural Renderings of Life Now as a Coloring Book | Colossal

<p>Architect and illustrator Rafael Araujo drafts beautiful three-dimensional spaces in a studio without technology, connecting himself back to nature …

Want to know everything about your town or job? This site will show you

Welcome to Data USA! MIT Media Lab has released Data USA, an open source data visualization engine loaded with all publicly available U.S. data. The …

Data Visualization

The Timeless Trick that Brands are Using to Manipulate Your Ad Experience

Brands are using a certain visual trigger to control how you react to their ad, and it's not what you'd think.<p>You're about to watch a movie with your kids, and before the movie even starts, they start laughing and shrieking from excitement. They haven't heard good things from their friends or read …

High-Quality, Innovative Knockdown Fasteners That Can Open Up Design Possibilities

This successful company is desperate to make a design connection<p>If your goal is to be a furniture designer/builder, here's one scenario you probably …

Top 20 City and Architecture Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Hybrid Drone-Blimps May Be Flying Billboards of the Future

A Swiss company is tackling one of the key challenges to drone-based advertising by using a new kind of unmanned aerial vehicle that’s part blimp, …

Rachel’s Burger / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Drawing inspiration from the American drive up burger joints of the 1950’s, the restaurant was …

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Graphics

Artist Luke O’Sullivan Combines Drawings and Sculptures to Create Extraordinary Cities – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Drawing

The 7-Minute Guide to Flat Design 2.0

Flat design is more than a passing trend. The aesthetic will continue to evolve and is sticking around thanks to its roots in design theory …

UI Design

100 Dancing Drones Set World Record

If 2015 was the year consumer drones took off then 2016 is poised to be the year when curious and creative people use these unmanned aerial vehicles …

SensorTape – 3D-aware dense sensor network on a roll of tape

Developed by the team at MIT Media Lab's Responsive Environments group, SensorTape is a sensor network in a form factor of a tape that allows users …