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An Architecture Student Couldn't Afford Housing So He Built This

Architecture

Biclip – Paper Clip Shaped Bicycle Lock by Mohsen Darvish

Bikes are a popular target for thieves, each year millions of bicycles are stolen in the world not because they are not locked, but because they are …

The first images of Lego's upcoming WALL•E set are unbelievably adorable

Back in February, Lego announced that it would be putting Angus MacLane’s WALL•E Lego Ideas model into production. Which is fitting, because Angus is …

How to Make Your Black-and-White Images Pop With Lightroom 6

What we know today as the process of photography had its start at the beginning of the 19th century. Back then, the process was really complicated. …

West End pearls: six storeys of luxury living in Covent Garden – in pictures

Gloomy office space has been lifted into a light-filled home of glass and space behind a period facade

Newly Named Guggenheim Fellows Reflect on Landscape Photography

Maroon Bells Sunrise, Aspen, Colorado, 2012<br>©Arno Rafael Minkkinen / Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery, Ne<p>1 of 24<p>Winning a Guggenheim Fellowship is a …

Archives

Life In Pictures: A Guided Tour Through Nicolas Cage’s Getty Image Archive

Nicolas Cage is fascinating. This is far from breaking news. Scan through his IMDb page to remind yourself. The man won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as an alcoholic trying to drink himself to death, then promptly turned around and made — back-to-back-to-back — <i>The Rock</i>, <i>Con Air</i>, and …

Nicolas Cage

Review: MacPhun Noiseless Pro Plug-in for Adobe Lightroom

Very few programs and plug-ins make me shout “Whoa!” at the top my lungs to the point where the neighbors in my Brooklyn apartment bang on the wall …

Underwater tennis stadium in Dubai?

Tennis could get even cooler for those living in Dubai

The Basics of Shooting Better Cityscape Photos

Cityscapes in many ways are similar to landscapes, but instead can combine lots of geometrical shapes and can be a bigger problem when it comes to …

Landscape Photography

Hiking with an X100

December 2014 rolls in, and my wife and I make a commitment to hike at least once a month for the coming year, and this would be the start. We are …

Architizer

18 Fresh Free Fonts for Designers

New <b>free fonts</b> for your web and graphic design projects in 2015. Top fonts are perfect addition to your design arsenal. These modern fonts are perfect …

You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle

No need for fancy supplements<p>Whether you’re training for a marathon or pumping iron like Arnold, intense physical activity depletes your muscles’ primary source of energy, glycogen. There’s a whole industry of post-workout supplements designed to help your muscles bounce back as quickly as …

Joey Tichenor Documents the Surfer Lifestyle

<i>All images by Joey Tichenor. Used with permission.</i><p>“In 2011, I was getting tired of the work I was shooting in Minneapolis both professionally & …

Patkau Architects designs chalet with steep angled roof beside a Whistler ski slope

This timber-clad ski chalet has a crystalline form designed to "shed snow" from the roof and an elevated living room that optimises views across …

Photographer Chris Forsyth on the Montreal Metro, Going Underground, and Overlooked Architecture

Montreal-based photographer Chris Forsyth doesn't see his city the way others do -- that much is evident from his body of work, which includes …

Trains

A Lucky Photograph of the Solar Eclipse

Beautiful photo compositions generally require a keen eye and a quick shutter finger, but sometimes luck plays a huge role as well. That’s what …

Solar Eclipse

Shoot Cameras, Not Guns: Harlem Streets - Photographs and text by Khalik Allah | LensCulture

Photography is my inside joke with God. He alone knows that time doesn’t exist. I use photography as a tool to extend the now; not to preserve the past. The past cannot be preserved because it does not exist. So to me, photography is a testament to time’s vulnerability.<p>Shoot cameras, not guns. And …

How Leica transformed photography for ever: Celebrating 100 years of the famous camera

It was the beginning of photography as we know it. A few months before the outbreak of the First World War, an engineer called Oskar Barnack, who had …

Where I Work: Morten Bo Jensen of Vipp

Our love of Danish company Vipp is well-documented, thanks to their storied family history and consistently well-made, design-focused products. The …

Product Design

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The Steve Jobs You Didn’t Know: Kind, Patient, And Human

The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life.<p>According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he first learned about Steve’s need for a liver transplant in January 2009. By that time Steve wasn’t coming into the office at all, and Cook would visit …

Tim Cook

Bruce Davidson: Thoughts On A Lifetime With Leica

Renowned photojournalist and Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has been acclaimed for over half a century for his searing images of street gangs, …

An Amazing View of ISS Crossing the Sun During an Eclipse

Photographer Thierry Legault shot what may be the coolest view yet of the today's solar eclipse: the International Space Station's weird little …

Yahoo Fills Your Empty Browser Tabs With Flickr’s Most Beautiful Photographs

So this appears to be a thing now. Just last week, Google’s Cultural Institute released a Chrome extension that hangs famous works of artists from the likes of Van Gogh, Degas, and Claude Monet in empty browser tabs. The developers at Yahoo! apparently then saw that, and decided to fart out a …

Claude Monet

Modern Summer Home Assembling Panoramic Ocean Views

From the very first time you enter the <b>Long Dune Residence</b>, you know it will surprise you with a modern floor plan enhanced by carefully designed …

After the Kodak Moment: How an Iconic Photo Brand is Trying to Reinvent Itself

The <i>New York Times</i> has published an in-depth feature in its business section that looks at how Kodak, at one time a juggernaut in the photo industry, …

Kodak

Rem Koolhaas: “There’s Been Very Little Rethinking Of What Cities Can Be”

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect dishes on cities, what architecture and film have in common, and the idiocy of design competitions.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Why is the design of so many cities so bad?</b> <b><br>Rem Koolhaas:</b> Very few cities these days are really designed, and that may be partly the problem, the …

Architecture