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Chromeo Describe Their Own Style and Discuss New Surface to Air Collaboration

Chromeo Describe Their Own Style and Discuss New Surface to Air Collaboration

For Montreal duo Chromeo, the end product of the collision between music and fashion has been realized with their capsule collection under Surface to Air. Although initial discussions, ideas and sketches have been traded over the course of the last seven years, it was not until this past September that musical duo Dave One and P-Thugg, also known as Chromeo, were finally able to release their…

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Unique Chandeliers Made Out Of Recycled Wine Bottles

Unique Chandeliers Made Out Of Recycled Wine Bottles

Think about the simple and ever popular bottle of wine. What do you see? Is it a chandelier? Probably not and that’s too bad because wine bottle chandeliers are truly gorgeous and they add tons of character to any space they’re displayed in. So next time you have a glass of wine, save the bottle for a special project.

Two wine-bottle chandelier are hanging above the heavy dining table and their…

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Noaa Southwest Fisheries Science Center / Gould Evans

Noaa Southwest Fisheries Science Center / Gould Evans

Architects: Gould Evans
Location: 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Associate Architect: Delawie
Area: 124000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Assassi Productions, Ace Aerial Photography

Owner: NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA + U.S. Department of Commerce + National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)…

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New Colossal Mixed-Use Performance Space in The Netherlands: Theatre Spijkenisse [Video]

The close collaboration between UNStudio architects and Arup led to the development of the New Theatre Spijkenisse,

Baby in the Woods Optical Illusion

Baby in the Woods Optical Illusion

Good Tuesday morning to all of you, and hopefully you all are getting ready for the time change that is happening soon.  Some people have a lot of problems going back one hour in the fall, or going ahead one hour in the spring. However, time change means more time for fun, like heading out to the woods to see the beautiful leaves change from green to the many colors of the autumn. Today’s optical…

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Why China’s President Says “No More Weird Buildings”

Why China’s President Says “No More Weird Buildings”

The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, has reportedly called for a end to the “weird buildings” being built in China, and particularly in the nation’s capital, Beijing. In a two hour speech at a literary symposium in Beijing last week, Mr Xi expressed his views that art should serve the people and be morally inspiring, identifying architectural projects such as OMA’s CCTV…

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7 Ways To Get Paid Faster by Improving Your Invoicing Process at Your Architecture Practice

7 Ways To Get Paid Faster by Improving Your Invoicing Process at Your Architecture Practice

How much do you love invoicing? I imagine, about as much as you love cleaning the mouldy food out of the back of your refrigerator. Or possibly your annual trip to the dentist. Or maybe as much as your neighbor’s dog who likes to run around in circles yapping excitedly for seven straight hours.

On invoicing days, you will usually find me in the kitchen, condiments spread everywhere, frantically…

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How To: Make Enchanting Halloween Lanterns

How To: Make Enchanting Halloween Lanterns

Liska used random pickle and jam jars, some gloss purple spray paint, and a paint marker to make these incredible enchanting lanterns. To make it even easier for us, she… Continue reading on Curbly.com



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An interview with Fabio Piras, the director of Central Saint Martins’ Fashion MA

An interview with Fabio Piras, the director of Central Saint Martins’ Fashion MA

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When the sad passing of Louise Wilson, the head of MA Fashion at London’s Central Saint Martins, was announced in May of this year, it was received with a tidalwave of grief from former students, friends and industry professionals alike. For those who passed through the hallowed doors into the MA Fashion studios at Central Saint Martin’s, her influence was akin to that of a well-loved monarch.…

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Casa no Príncipe Real / Camarim Arquitectos

Casa no Príncipe Real / Camarim Arquitectos

Architects: Camarim Arquitectos
Location: Lisbon,
Architect In Charge: Vasco Correia, Patrícia Sousa
Area: 41.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

Collaborators: Tiago Garrido, Jonas Grinevicius
Site Area: 41 m2
Floor Area: 205 m2

From the architect.Located a few metres from the Garden of Príncipe Real in Lisbon, this 41 m² plot allows the construction of a small 5-storey…

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Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster chosen to design Chinese hotels

Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster chosen to design Chinese hotels

News: Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been selected to design high-rise hotels in China for Jumeirah Group. (more…)

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Future Fitness Tracks Progress, Suggests Exercises and Keeps You Engaged: Gymtrack

Future Fitness Tracks Progress, Suggests Exercises and Keeps You Engaged: Gymtrack

Gymtrack Future Fitness Tracks Progress, Suggests Exercises and Keeps You Engaged: Gymtrack

We’re all keen on providing a healthy environment for ourselves in the privacy of our home, but once at a gym, the power is somehow stripped from you. Adding a personal insight into your every workout, Gymtrackkeeps track of members workouts by using a “smart pin” that transforms the web of your gym’s machines into a virtual personal training wonderland. This new system organizes the gym…

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james franco stars in daniel arsham’s film about the future of humanity

WATCH: the short movie depicts franco’s day as a laboratory worker from the future, documenting the eventual disaster of humanity’s ill-fated attempt to save the planet from ecological destruction.

Dave Fothergill’s VFX demo marries chaos and slick software mastery

Dave Fothergill’s VFX demo marries chaos and slick software mastery

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Visual effects artist Dave Fothergill’s hypnotising animation I’ve Fallen, And I Can’t Get Up! is a glorious combination of schadenfreude, and an investigation into the capabilities of some high-end visual software.

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adidas Originals 2014 Fall ZXZ 930 “Cordura”

adidas Originals 2014 Fall ZXZ 930 “Cordura”

With the fall season well underway and winter fast approaching, adidas Originalshas geared up for cold weather with a rugged makeover of its classic ZXZ 930. One of the more seldom-seen, yet technical members of the ZX family, the stylish mid-top was first released in 1988 and comes updated this season with durable Cordura fabric and nubuck uppers, Climacool mesh linings for breathability and…

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