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‘RePack’ Name & Concept Copied, Repackaged by Design Student

The strange ongoing controversy around RePack has reached a conclusion, with Royal College of Art determining that the accused student is technically guilty of ...

Gruel Britannia: 10 Abandoned Little Chef Restaurants

Serving up American style with British flavor, hundreds of Little Chef roadside restaurants once warmed up the UK's motorways but less than 80 remain today.

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Chameleon Pen: Scan, Save & Draw Up to 16 Million Unique Hues

Five years ago it was an mind-boggling design concept, but today the idea color-changing pen has morphed into a working prototype that draws colors from ...

Time in Color: Skatepark Graffiti Acts as a Working Sundial

Skaters at this park in Lugano, Switzerland don’t have to pull out their phones to check the time – they can just glance down at a series of ...

Hyperphotos: Architectural Hybrids Remix Built Environments

There is something almost mystical (or mythical) about these photographic collages, at once apparently realistic in content and seemingly impossible in ...

Truck-A-Tecture: 2 Convertible Nomadic Dwellings on Wheels

With participating design studios from around America, this exhibition features a series of amazing mobile spaces that use technology and ingenuity to explore ...

Urban Camo: Body Paint Blends Humans into City Backdrops

Human figures blend into iconic New York City scenes, from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Guggenheim Museum, in artist Trina Merry‘s tromp l’eoil urban ...

Frozen in Motion: 24 Stunning High Speed Photographs

Spectacular forms that come together and dissipate far too quickly for human eyes to perceive are captured permanently using high-speed photography techniques. ...

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Architectural Apocalypse: Famous Museums Seen After the Fall

Like that iconic scene in the original Planet of the Apes film, these artists have displaced great works of architecture in time and space to see what each ...

Endless City: Skyscraper Wraps Upward with Walkable Ramps

An urban pedestrian paradise, this conceptual design proposes to turn cities skyward with a system of flexible open spaces that gradually rise as floor plates ...