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stained glass driverless sleeper car by dominic wilcox

as a vision for the future of transportation, dominic wilcox has realized a driverless car that unites intricate, handmade glass work with cutting-edge technologies.
the office is no longer defined by a particular space or furniture

designboom interviews piero lissoni, barberosgerby and philippe starck who each share their views on the way global developments in technology have largely played a role on how and where we work today.

Architects pick their favourite Brutalist buildings

Architects pick their favourite Brutalist buildings

Aula TU Delft by Van den Broek en Bakema

Brutalism: as part of our ongoing series on Brutalism, we asked architects including Kengo Kuma, David Adjaye and Amanda Levete to reveal their favourite buildings from the radical post-war movement. (more…)

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Skaters Win Battle Against Southbank Centre

Skaters Win Battle Against Southbank Centre

London‘s  announced yesterday that it has reached an agreement with skateboarding group Long Live Southbank, and is dropping plans to move the famous skatepark to a new site underneath Hungerford Bridge nearby. The decision, which is ensured by a binding planning agreement with Lambeth Council, brings a close to a dispute that has lasted almost a year and a half – ever since the

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10 Reasons You Should Use Sustainable Building Materials

10 Reasons You Should Use Sustainable Building Materials

modern home 10 Reasons You Should Use Sustainable Building Materials

Sustainability doesn’t mean you have to give up luxury. Image Source: Maienza Wilson

Do you really know the true definition of sustainability? It is a trendy word that is often tossed about, but the real definition may be lost at times.

Merriam Webster dictionary refers to the meaning of sustainable as, able to be used without being used up or destroyed; methods that do not completely use up or…

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OMA’s qatar national library nears completion in doha

with the opening of the institution moving ever closer, designboom has exclusive images of the project under construction in the persian gulf.
radinn electric powered wakeboard commanded by a wireless handcontrol

the watersport equipment turns just like a conventional wakeboard but the introduction of electricity empowers a more exciting user experience.

Construction starts on Jean Nouvel’s National Art Museum of China

Construction starts on Jean Nouvel’s National Art Museum of China

News: building work has begun in Beijing on the National Art Museum of China by French architect Jean Nouvel, who beat Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid in a competition for the project in 2013. (more…)

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Gurten Pavilion (Gupa) / :mlzd

Gurten Pavilion (Gupa) / :mlzd

Architects: :mlzd
Location: Gurtenkulm, 3084 Köniz, Switzerland
Design Team: Roman Lehmann, Stefan Leiseifer, Claude Marbach, Pat Tanner, Daniele Di Giacinto, Julia Wurst, Johannes Weisser, Moritz Werner
Area: 760.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Alexander Jaquemet

Client: Stiftung Gurten – Park im Grünen, Wabern
Site Area: 1500 m2
Building Area: 820 m2
Max. Height : 4.50m

From the architect.

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An interview with brilliant still life photographer Victoria Ling

An interview with brilliant still life photographer Victoria Ling

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Photographer Victoria Ling has the kind of portfolio anyone would be envious of, brimming with exquisitely polished photographic work; still life compositions created for high-profile clients and personal projects alike. Her work achieves the kind of ethereal polish that makes you wonder how much of it could possibly real, but the majority of her imagery is all captured in camera, as she…

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Acrimony 2014 Fall/Winter “Reflections” Lookbook

Acrimony 2014 Fall/Winter “Reflections” Lookbook

San Francisco-based streetwear retailer Acrimony has unveiled a new lookbook to showcase its 2014 fall/winter offerings. Shot in the rugged Badwater Basin salt flats in Death Valley, California, the lookbook titled ‘Reflections’ draws inspiration from “travel and the spontaneity of adventure.” The outfits employ a generally sombre palette, broken up occasionally by loud prints, such as on a…

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新感覚フットウェア「イグアナアイ」 青山に世界第1号店 - 裸足のような履き心地

新感覚フットウェア「イグアナアイ」 青山に世界第1号店 – 裸足のような履き心地

フランス発のフットウェア、イグアナアイ(iGUANEYE)の世界第一号店が2014年9月20日(土)、東京・青山にオープンする。

パリ在住のフランス人デザイナー、オリヴィエ・タコ(Olivier Taco)が立ち上げたブランド、イグアナアイ。今回第一弾として発売されるのは、“靴”という発想から脱却した全く新しいフットウェア「FS」だ。できるだけ素足に近いかたちで、環境と自分の身体を感じながら歩けることを追求。目指したのはサンダルのようにミニマルでありながら自由に動くことができ、しかも裸足でいるかのような心地よい感触をもたらすフットウェアだ。

サイズはユニセックス展開で、カラーはボディとインソールが各6色、計36パターンの組合せを楽しむことができる。またプロダクトとしての構造的な美しさと、歩く人のエレガントな動きの両立を可能にする。

店舗は、「近代的な洞窟」をイメージ。商品の販売という機…

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サンフード スーパーフーズより、伊勢丹新宿で身体にやさしい赤・黄・緑の野菜スムージー

2014年10月1日(水)から、伊勢丹新宿店地下2階のハタケ カフェ(HATAKE CAFE)で、サンフード スーパーフーズ(Sunfood SUPERFOODS)のスーパーフード・パウダーを使用したスムージーが登場する。

スーパーフーズは、12種類以上の栄養成分を含む食品であること、また一般的に摂取する野菜や果物より栄養価が高い食物であること、そして身体に必要な栄養素のみ含んでいることという3つの条件を兼ね備えた食材。今回、モデルやセレブも愛飲する身体にやさしい3種類のスムージーを展開する。

酸化作用の高いマキベリーのパウダーを、トマト、にんじん、赤パプリカ、林檎、赤ミニトマトなどの赤い野菜に果物をミックスした「赤い野菜スムージー」。トマトとベリーのやさしい酸味と林檎やにんじんのほのかな甘さを感じられる。

「黄色の野菜スムージー」は、カボチャ、黄パプリカ、にんじん、オレンジ、マンゴー…

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41 megapixel relonch camera takes print quality photos with iPhone 5 and 6

shoot magazine-quality photos with just a click of a button and share them instantly with social media apps like instagram and facebook.
pantone beer packaging matches brew to hue

seen alone, the vessel is an immediate and unmistakable indicator of what’s inside; stacked in a row, or on a supermarket shelf, a sea of gradient chroma sweeps the bottles into a vibrant and animated arrangement.