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DIY Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures by Paperwolf | Colossal

<p>Stuttgart-based designer Wolfram Kampffmeyer creates DIY geometric paper sculpture kits under the name Paperwolf. The designs range from taxidermy …

The Internet Arcade: Play 900+ Classic Arcade Games

If you’re an emulator junkie like me, you already know that installing MAME and finding working ROMs of your favorite classic arcade games is a …

Cove 3 by SAOTA in Pezula Estate, Knysna, South Africa

The Cove 3 house, a residential project by SAOTA in Pezula Estate, Knysna, South Africa.<p>Cove 3 is the name of this residential project completed in …

Galaxy Cat Sculpture Features Brilliant Color and Fantastical Patterns

Evgeny Hontor is a Russian artist whose interest in fantasy leads to the creation of beautiful, meticulously-crafted creatures. He's been drawing since childhood, sculpting since 2006, and recently completed a new, large-scale project. Called <i>Galaxy Cat</i>, the life-size feline measures 23.6 inches …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

Split-Level Hong Kong House Centered Around a Red Ferrari

Fact: most Ferrari owners are crazy about their vehicle, but few dare to place it on display inside their home. When the owner of this residence in …

Flinders Lane Apartment / Clare Cousins Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a heritage-listed building in Melbourne’s CBD, this project reimagines a 75m2 apartment for a …

Architecture

Renovation Private House – Tienen by AST77 Architecten: http://www.archello.com/en/project/renovation-private-house-%E2%80%93-tienen

The Gambier Island House / Mcfarlane Green Biggar Architecture + Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Gambier Island House is a weekend getaway for young Vancouver couple with two children. Peacefully …

Concrete walls sink into the ground at VAUMM's MNGB House in Spain

A wall of windows fronts this angular concrete house by VAUMM, which is sunken into the landscape of a sloping site in the suburbs of Gipuzkoa, Spain …

IST-Family House / JRKVC

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Simple brief: I want to live in a small house on a small plot at a reasonable price. Budget was fixed at …

Timeless Villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca Absorbing Unrestrained Panoramas

Born out of the collaboration between Altea Hills Estate Company, architectural offices Carlos Gilardi, Pepe Cabrera and design studio Erik Kuster, …

Beeston Street House by Shaun Lockyer Architects

Shaun Lockyer Architects have re-designed the Beeston Street House in Queensland, Australia.<p>From the architects<p>The Beeston Street house is a …

Coogee House in Sydney Featuring a Lovely Glass-Roofed Pergola

<b>Coogee House</b> in Sydney, Australia is an example of how modern design can be mixed and matched with healthy living. <b>Tanner Kibble Denton Architects</b> is …

Frog Crowdfunds A $250 3-D Printer

The MOD-t 3-D printer is the first release of Frog Ventures, the venture design arm of one of the world’s most prominent design firms.<p>Today, a 3-D printer called the New Matter MOD-t hits Indiegogo. It’s expected to cost $250, making it the most affordable 3-D printer to date (comparable printers …

3D

Incurva Modern Wine Rack or Magazine Holder

Wine has to be stored somewhere, you know, before it goes down your throat, and Incurva is a simple, wooden wine bottle holder that doubles as a …

Furniture

Oculus Rift user transplants his whole body into VR using three Kinects

So, not <i>every</i> indie developer abandoned Oculus VR after the Facebook take-over. 3D video expert Oliver Kreylos is one of those who stuck around, and we're mighty glad he did. Check out his three-way-Kinect-plus-Rift setup in the video below and you'll be glad too -- even if the second video, showing …

Knife Skills: The 4 Knife Cuts Every Cook Should Know

The first step to great food is great knife skills. Check out more Knife Skills this way!<p>Learning how to cut properly can make the difference between seeing kitchen work as a chore and a joy. It can mean the difference between unevenly cooked dishes and poor flavor development, and excellence. …

Luxury Cardboard Design by Giancarlo Zema

Architect Giancarlo Zema designed a collection of cardboard furniture pieces for a temporary exhibition-gallery that was recently held during Milan …

Modern Apartment Displaying an Artistic Flare by INT2 Architecture

We stumbled across this modern apartment visualized by Russian studio <b>INT2 Architecture</b> and were pleasantly surprised by its originality. Simple …

Outrial House / Robert Konieczny KWK Promes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A green clearing surrounded by forest was the only context for the proposed small house. Hence the idea …

Digital Papercut Illustrations by Eiko Ojala | Colossal

<p>Since our last article on Eiko Ojala (previously) the Estonian graphic designer and illustrator has continued his fantastic three dimensional …

See The Mona Lisa As It Was (Maybe) Intended: In 3-D

A pair of experimental psychologists say the Mona Lisa may be the world’s first 3-D image.<p>The mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Mona Lisa</i>, arguably one of the most famous paintings in the world, are never-ending. Who was this woman? Is she smiling? Did she once have eyebrows? The latest theory on the …

Art

Raise Your Steaks

We bought a cow. We cooked it. And then we ate it. In the process, we learned how buying grass-fed beef in bulk, directly from the source, can fortify your health.<p>The cow I ate was born in April 2011 in rural Pennsylvania.<p>Cathy Pomanti, the owner of Sugar Hill Farm, midwifed my calf into the world. …

Creative Approach to Modern Family Retreat in Mexico: Fatima House

<b>Fatima House</b> by <b>Jorge Hernández de la Garza</b> is a modern family retreat located in Del Valle, one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Mexico City. …

New Murals from Blu on the Streets of Italy | Colossal

<p>Over the last year artist Blu has dropped a number of killer murals in several Italian cities, most recently in Niscemi (top) where he created a …

The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

Thirst-Quenching Trees

Designed for use in tropical desert areas of Africa and the Americas where temperatures vary greatly between day and night, the Hope Tree is a large …