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Narita International Airport Terminal 3 / NIKKEN SEKKEI + Ryohin Keikaku + PARTY

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Narita International Airport Terminal 3 is exclusively for LCC (low-cost carriers).<p>Precisely so, we …

Mesmerizing Wood Sculptures Use Color and Light to Challenge Perceptions of Reality

San Francisco-based artist Sean Newport has developed a range of artwork pieces from design to sculpture throughout his career. Working primarily as a woodworker, Newport has honed his skills as a carpenter to fine artist over the past 5 years. His sculptures deal with “perceived notions of reality …

IKEA's New Solid Wood Furniture Is Beautifully Cheap

Everybody loves to make fun of IKEA building furniture out of glorified cardboard. But IKEA’s future in building furniture out of hardwood is more …

Furniture

Here's the First Object Designed on the Ground, E-Mailed into Space, and 3D Printed at the ISS

If you remember our post on how tools are organized on the International Space Station, it's hard to imagine they'd forget to bring anything. But …

The 9 Best Foods for Athletes

The market is flooded with foods and supplements marketed toward fitness fanatics—if you use the term "food" loosely, that is. From energy gels to protein powders to meal-replacement bars, you can find something packaged and processed (and usually, quite pricy) for every type of athlete, whether …

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …

Roee Magdassi abstracts animal forms to create furniture trio

Israeli designer Roee Magdassi has abstracted the shapes of different animals and combined them to influence the forms of three furniture pieces (+ …

Eight Acoustic Amplifier for iPhone

The <b>Eight Acoustic Amplifier</b> would be a nice gift for anyone with love for wooden products. It’s a beautifully crafted solid wood dock that amplifies …

Core77 Design Awards 2014: The Best Furniture & Lighting Designs of the Year

When you think about it, the basic forms of quintessential articles of furniture—I'm talking desks, chairs, couches, stools, work lamps and pendant …

Core77 Design Awards 2014: The Best DIY Designs of the Year

There's something singularly rewarding—magical, even— about sketching an idea, taking stock of materials on hand, crunching numbers on backs of …

Articles about essential small space living tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective …

Herman Miller Acquires Design Within Reach, Aims To Become A “Lifestyle Brand”

The move comes amid a flurry of furniture industry mergers and acquisitions<p>Design Within Reach, the retailer known for seducing American homeowners into an (expensive) love affair with European design, has attracted a new admirer. Herman Miller, the furniture manufacturer famous for designs like …

Ineke Hans designs colourful signage and street furniture for roadside art trail

Dutch designer Ineke Hans has created signposts and furniture to complement an art trail that lines a busy motorway in northern Holland (+ slideshow).<p>…

Emergency Moto

While highly effective, the vast majority of emergency vehicles like firetrucks and ambulances are so large that they’re limited in the places they …

The Half & Quarter Trick

For some unexplainable reason, measurements for stuff (products, clothes, tables etc.) end up being in quarter or half-inches. They seldom are …

In the Details: David Rockwell Tries to Make Grilling a More Social Experience

David Rockwell is one of America's most acclaimed interior designers. His firm, Rockwell Group, has designed large-scale immersive environments for …

Articles about diy-furniture-ideas-modern-makers on Dwell.com - Dwell

DIY Furniture 2 offers instructions and inspiration for furniture making.<p>In this episode of Dwell Made Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds creates a simple, modern bookcase from 3/4" pine plywood.<p>Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.<p>Modify …

Kangaroo: A Portable Light That’s Also Flexible

Leave it to Studio Banana to continue to think outside the box as they keep designing things you’d never think you would need or want, like their …

Adorn – Festive Vintage Fonts and Ornaments

The Adorn vintage fonts for festive occasions and invitations.<p><b>Adorn</b> was created in 2014 by Laura Worthington, an award-winning typeface and lettering …

11-Year-Old Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather

When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson’s, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young entrepreneur is now selling her product on Kickstarter.<p>While most 11-year-olds are watching <i>Hunger Games</i> or doing other typically pre-teen things, Lily …

HELIX: Furniture That Acts As Architecture

HELIX is an interesting shelving system that debuted at the 2014 Milan Design Week. Not only is it furniture, it also acts as an architectural piece …

Interview: Eames Demetrios

In the garden of the Case Study House, Eames Demetrios—grandson of Charles and Ray Eames—settled in a shell chair to share stories of his family heritage and legacy, architectural preservation and the world travels he undertook to create his epic global parallel universe installation project …

Endur: A 3D-Printable Polypropylene Substitute

Polypropylene is one of your go-to plastics for injection molding, and being both flexible and tough, you can do sexy things like making living …

Prototypes

Bora Hong Pulls the Eames Chair Into Her Exploration of Body Modification in 'Cosmetic Surgery Kingdom'

While there are many designs out there that look to replicate the iconic style of the Eames Chair, I'd bet that there aren't many doing it quite like …

Four Design Approaches to the Modern-Day Toolbox: Part 1 - OPO Oeschger's Boxes

At Holz-Handwerk we saw not only thousands of tools, but several companies creating systems to store and transport those tools. You'd think that …

Woodworking

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …