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 clou architects repurpose boiler room into an airy gallery in taiyuan  clou architects repurpose boiler room into an airy gallery in taiyuan
apr 30, 2017

clou architects repurpose boiler room into an airy gallery in taiyuan

the firm's 2000 sqm structure includes a library, reading room, conference centre and a café, making it a target for all audiences.

the firm's 2000 sqm structure includes a library, reading room, conference centre and a café, making it a target for all audiences.

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mitsuhiro shoji completes minimal studio for tredia china in shanghai mitsuhiro shoji completes minimal studio for tredia china in shanghai
apr 30, 2017

mitsuhiro shoji completes minimal studio for tredia china in shanghai

controlled by pure white color, the space is brushed with aged bamboo, mesh panels and steel.

controlled by pure white color, the space is brushed with aged bamboo, mesh panels and steel.

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ELI analyzes your conversations to provide personal foreign language lessons ELI analyzes your conversations to provide personal foreign language lessons
apr 30, 2017

ELI analyzes your conversations to provide personal foreign language lessons

ELI personal language teacher records and analyzes your conversations to develops lessons based on the words and phrases you use on a daily basis

ELI personal language teacher records and analyzes your conversations to develops lessons based on the words and phrases you use on a daily basis

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'help font' typography pays homage to colombian landmine victims 'help font' typography pays homage to colombian landmine victims
apr 29, 2017

'help font' typography pays homage to colombian landmine victims

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featured in a special issue where the headlines and logos are written using ‘help font 1’, semana magazine’s typography essentially incorporates the »

featured in a special issue where the headlines and logos are written using ‘help font 1’, semana magazine’s typography essentially incorporates the movement of prosthetic limbs in its font.

2,000 blooms form a cascading floral façade on piuarch's office in milan 2,000 blooms form a cascading floral façade on piuarch's office in milan
apr 29, 2017

2,000 blooms form a cascading floral façade on piuarch's office in milan

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the flowers have been hung and organized using an ancient technique, where cut plant stems are grafted onto whole potato plants.

the flowers have been hung and organized using an ancient technique, where cut plant stems are grafted onto whole potato plants.

CN10 architects adds concrete and marble pavilion to a cemetery in northern italy CN10 architects adds concrete and marble pavilion to a cemetery in northern italy
apr 29, 2017

CN10 architects adds concrete and marble pavilion to a cemetery in northern italy

crafted from white concrete and zandobbio marble, the architecture seeks to explore the themes of memory, and the complex relationship between life and death.

crafted from white concrete and zandobbio marble, the architecture seeks to explore the themes of memory, and the complex relationship between life and death.

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the canyon orbiter e-bike concept imagines the future of urban gravity biking the canyon orbiter e-bike concept imagines the future of urban gravity biking
apr 29, 2017

the canyon orbiter e-bike concept imagines the future of urban gravity biking

the canyon orbiter is a fully electronic bike concept, combining elements from existing models to create a perfect ride for urban downhill biking.

the canyon orbiter is a fully electronic bike concept, combining elements from existing models to create a perfect ride for urban downhill biking.

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kengo kuma hangs sudare screens above japanese restaurant in portland kengo kuma hangs sudare screens above japanese restaurant in portland
apr 29, 2017

kengo kuma hangs sudare screens above japanese restaurant in portland

located in oakland's downtown district, the shizuku by chef naoko restaurant space has been subtly divided from the screens above.

located in oakland's downtown district, the shizuku by chef naoko restaurant space has been subtly divided from the screens above.

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case design + transsolar completes avasara academy for girls in rural india case design + transsolar completes avasara academy for girls in rural india
apr 28, 2017

case design + transsolar completes avasara academy for girls in rural india

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with a high ambition and a modest budget, the hillside building in western india achieves a comfortable internal condition all year round.

with a high ambition and a modest budget, the hillside building in western india achieves a comfortable internal condition all year round.

sancal magnum chairs cradle consumers in british-esque comfort sancal magnum chairs cradle consumers in british-esque comfort
apr 28, 2017

sancal magnum chairs cradle consumers in british-esque comfort

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debuting at salone del mobile 2017, sancal's 'magnum' range by estudiHac is composed of stools, lounge and dining chairs that are shaped like cognac cradling »

debuting at salone del mobile 2017, sancal's 'magnum' range by estudiHac is composed of stools, lounge and dining chairs that are shaped like cognac cradling glasses.

alberto + francesco meda conceive stackable modular shoebox for volta alberto + francesco meda conceive stackable modular shoebox for volta
apr 29, 2017

alberto + francesco meda conceive stackable modular shoebox for volta

thought for the neat and the sneaker maniacs, volta’s ‘OCD 017’ shoe box is made of bent aluminium and brass sheets.

thought for the neat and the sneaker maniacs, volta’s ‘OCD 017’ shoe box is made of bent aluminium and brass sheets.

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delugan meissl opens hyundai center for automotive culture in south korea delugan meissl opens hyundai center for automotive culture in south korea
apr 28, 2017

delugan meissl opens hyundai center for automotive culture in south korea

the scheme brings together a range of functions, including sales, branding, customer entertainment and a series of exhibition spaces.

the scheme brings together a range of functions, including sales, branding, customer entertainment and a series of exhibition spaces.

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leica x master & dynamic craft special 0.95 edition headphones leica x master & dynamic craft special 0.95 edition headphones
apr 28, 2017

leica x master & dynamic craft special 0.95 edition headphones

described as a ‘capsule collection of sound tools’, the range includes two editions of over-ear headphones, the ‘ME05’ earphones, and the ‘MP1000’ »

described as a ‘capsule collection of sound tools’, the range includes two editions of over-ear headphones, the ‘ME05’ earphones, and the ‘MP1000’ headphone stand.

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the maidan tent, a public indoor space for refugee camps the maidan tent, a public indoor space for refugee camps
apr 28, 2017

the maidan tent, a public indoor space for refugee camps

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the fabric canopy –reminiscent of a covered piazza– divides the space into eight sectors to serve as a public and organized common area for the refugee camp »

the fabric canopy –reminiscent of a covered piazza– divides the space into eight sectors to serve as a public and organized common area for the refugee camp in ritsona, greece

NASA 4D-print ‘space chain mail’  to protect astronauts from flying meteorites NASA 4D-print ‘space chain mail’  to protect astronauts from flying meteorites
apr 27, 2017

NASA 4D-print ‘space chain mail’ to protect astronauts from flying meteorites

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NASA step into the future of textiles with 4D-printed ‘space fabric’—a ‘chain mail’ material used to protect astronauts and spacecraft during missions.

NASA step into the future of textiles with 4D-printed ‘space fabric’—a ‘chain mail’ material used to protect astronauts and spacecraft during missions.

tokujin yoshioka sets issey miyake's flagship within historic milanese building tokujin yoshioka sets issey miyake's flagship within historic milanese building
apr 28, 2017

tokujin yoshioka sets issey miyake's flagship within historic milanese building

the retail space encompasses 500-square-meters showcasing a unique aesthetic that blends history with futuristic interior panels, expressing the passage of time.

the retail space encompasses 500-square-meters showcasing a unique aesthetic that blends history with futuristic interior panels, expressing the passage of time.

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MIT develops solar-powered rolling robot that can 3D print entire buildings MIT develops solar-powered rolling robot that can 3D print entire buildings
apr 28, 2017

MIT develops solar-powered rolling robot that can 3D print entire buildings

MIT's machine—dubbed a ‘digital construction platform (DCP)—is controlled by a robotic arm, and has created the largest structure ever to be 3D printed.

MIT's machine—dubbed a ‘digital construction platform (DCP)—is controlled by a robotic arm, and has created the largest structure ever to be 3D printed.

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the chevrolet camaro by timeless kustoms is a stealthy muscle car the chevrolet camaro by timeless kustoms is a stealthy muscle car
apr 28, 2017

the chevrolet camaro by timeless kustoms is a stealthy muscle car

timeless kustoms completed the chevrolet camaro for the baseball player in 2013, transforming it from an ebay donor vehicle into this high-performance (750 hp) »

timeless kustoms completed the chevrolet camaro for the baseball player in 2013, transforming it from an ebay donor vehicle into this high-performance (750 hp) muscle car.

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apple dubai mall by foster + partners features giant 'solar wings' art installation apple dubai mall by foster + partners features giant 'solar wings' art installation
apr 27, 2017

apple dubai mall by foster + partners features giant 'solar wings' art installation

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the installation gently shades an external terrace during the day, before opening in the evening to take in views of the waterside promenade.

the installation gently shades an external terrace during the day, before opening in the evening to take in views of the waterside promenade.

designboom editorial internship available in milan! designboom editorial internship available in milan!
apr 27, 2017

designboom editorial internship available in milan!

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we're seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team in milan, italy.

we're seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team in milan, italy.

benjamin samuel's captivating artwork visualizes the 2008 market crash benjamin samuel's captivating artwork visualizes the 2008 market crash
apr 28, 2017

benjamin samuel's captivating artwork visualizes the 2008 market crash

dow jones industrial 30+1 is an artwork created by artist benjamin samuel based on the entire stock market data of the 30 dow jones listed companies in 2008.

dow jones industrial 30+1 is an artwork created by artist benjamin samuel based on the entire stock market data of the 30 dow jones listed companies in 2008.

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behind the scenes at natuzzi's campaign shooting behind the scenes at natuzzi's campaign shooting
apr 28, 2017

behind the scenes at natuzzi's campaign shooting in puglia, italy

designboom's behind-the-scenes insight on how natuzzi translates puglia's positive energy into their latest furniture campaign.

designboom's behind-the-scenes insight on how natuzzi translates puglia's positive energy into their latest furniture campaign.

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CTRLZAK studio's kryptal table-top lamp for JCP universe CTRLZAK studio's kryptal table-top lamp for JCP universe
apr 28, 2017

CTRLZAK studio's kryptal table-top lamp for JCP universe

resembling a scientific instrument from the past, the lamp incorporates the characteristics of traditional cathode tubes in a contemporary way.

resembling a scientific instrument from the past, the lamp incorporates the characteristics of traditional cathode tubes in a contemporary way.

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nordic office of architecture discusses 'the world's greenest terminal' at oslo airport nordic office of architecture discusses 'the world's greenest terminal' at oslo airport
apr 27, 2017

nordic office of architecture discusses 'the world's greenest terminal' at oslo airport

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to understand more about the scheme, we spoke with the architects behind the project who discussed the vast development in more detail.

to understand more about the scheme, we spoke with the architects behind the project who discussed the vast development in more detail.

CHYBIK + KRISTOF installs façade made of chairs for furniture showroom pavilion CHYBIK + KRISTOF installs façade made of chairs for furniture showroom pavilion
apr 27, 2017

CHYBIK + KRISTOF installs façade made of chairs for furniture showroom pavilion

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using a simple black seat, the pavilion's unusual envelope reflects the function inside without the need for banner advertising.

using a simple black seat, the pavilion's unusual envelope reflects the function inside without the need for banner advertising.

vintage electric tracker bicycle fuses modern luxury with classic styling vintage electric tracker bicycle fuses modern luxury with classic styling
apr 28, 2017

vintage electric tracker bicycle fuses modern luxury with classic styling

vintage electric fuses the classic look of an early 20th century board track race-bicycle with a modern 3000 watt electric motor.

vintage electric fuses the classic look of an early 20th century board track race-bicycle with a modern 3000 watt electric motor.

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benedetto bufalino places a basketball court inside the palais de tokyo benedetto bufalino places a basketball court inside the palais de tokyo
apr 28, 2017

benedetto bufalino places a basketball court inside the palais de tokyo

an all-orange sports field infills the institution's ground floor, forming a space for practice and play.

an all-orange sports field infills the institution's ground floor, forming a space for practice and play.

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desktop metal's 3D printer creates objects from steel, titanium + copper desktop metal's 3D printer creates objects from steel, titanium + copper
apr 27, 2017

desktop metal's 3D printer creates objects from steel, titanium + copper

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for the first time precise metal 3D printing for both prototyping and mass production will be available across industries — at speeds 100 times faster.

for the first time precise metal 3D printing for both prototyping and mass production will be available across industries — at speeds 100 times faster.

this shipping container swimming pool can be used at any time of year this shipping container swimming pool can be used at any time of year
apr 26, 2017

this shipping container swimming pool can be used at any time of year

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modpools, the company behind the project, has designed the entire structure so that it can be relocated, while a divider can be added to convert the modular pool »

modpools, the company behind the project, has designed the entire structure so that it can be relocated, while a divider can be added to convert the modular pool into a hot-tub.

vaulted stone structure by AAU anastas + GSA lab will form part of a future building in palestine vaulted stone structure by AAU anastas + GSA lab will form part of a future building in palestine
apr 27, 2017

vaulted stone structure by AAU anastas + GSA lab will form part of a future building in palestine

'stone matters' seeks to address the region's 'misuse' of stone as a structural material, where knowledge and craft of ancient stone building methods appear to be »

'stone matters' seeks to address the region's 'misuse' of stone as a structural material, where knowledge and craft of ancient stone building methods appear to be disappearing.

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tap and shake the beoplay P2 speaker to control music on the go tap and shake the beoplay P2 speaker to control music on the go
apr 27, 2017

tap and shake the beoplay P2 speaker to control music on the go

created by cecilie manz, the beoplay 'P2' has a button-less design where users can double tap its anodized aluminum grille to play or pause music, and shake it to »

created by cecilie manz, the beoplay 'P2' has a button-less design where users can double tap its anodized aluminum grille to play or pause music, and shake it to skip tracks.

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citroën X le coq sportif transform classic vans into tricolored mobile bicycle workshops citroën X le coq sportif transform classic vans into tricolored mobile bicycle workshops
apr 27, 2017

citroën X le coq sportif transform classic vans into tricolored mobile bicycle workshops

for the 70th anniversary of the type H van, citroën X le coq sportif have co-created two mobile bike workshops that will tour cycling events throughout the year.

for the 70th anniversary of the type H van, citroën X le coq sportif have co-created two mobile bike workshops that will tour cycling events throughout the year.

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muji releases minimalist tiny hut for compact cabin living muji releases minimalist tiny hut for compact cabin living
apr 26, 2017

muji releases minimalist tiny hut for compact cabin living

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standing at just under 10 sqm, muji’s compact hut holds an area spacious enough for up to four people to comfortably sit in, making it an ideal weekend getaway »

standing at just under 10 sqm, muji’s compact hut holds an area spacious enough for up to four people to comfortably sit in, making it an ideal weekend getaway for the average city-dweller.

gianni botsford extends london terraced house with the layered gallery gianni botsford extends london terraced house with the layered gallery
apr 26, 2017

gianni botsford extends london terraced house with the layered gallery

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a private gallery has been constructed behind a five-storey grade II listed building, where the different corten façades turn the extension itself into a framed »

a private gallery has been constructed behind a five-storey grade II listed building, where the different corten façades turn the extension itself into a framed piece of art.