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Touchable Memories: 12 3D-Printed Aids for the Disabled

Increasingly affordable and accessible, 3D printing is enabling the creation of everything from simple straw holders to prosthetic hands for people with ...

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Variations on Normal: Book of Absurdly Brilliant Inventions

The work of Dominic Wilcox is a wonderful blend of out-of-the-box design inspiration that, finally, you can get shipped to your door (in a box, no less!). ...

Transparent Home: Glass Dwelling Puts Urban Life on Display

A beautiful and boldly open design, this see-through structure uses glass to reveal (and staggered layers to conceal) different parts of the everyday lives ...

Eye on the City: Visitors Dangle from Urban Art Installation

Take a seat, fasten your seatbelt and allow an usher to wheel you into a giant eyeball dangling outside of a building so you can take in all of the sights ...

Apps for Architects: 12 Handy Digital Tools for Home Design

Remodeling your house, decorating a room or designing an entire structure gets a lot easier with a range of mobile apps that let you draw to scale, save ...

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Micro Metros: Abstract City Models Carved from Wooden Scraps

With the eye of an architect and hand of street artist, James McNabb blends urban inspiration with a fast-paced creation process to make these amazing ...

Looking Grave: 12 Spooky & Scary Abandoned Funeral Homes

Funeral homes are mortal, much like their clients. When funeral homes are abandoned, however, they're left to decay, deteriorate and decompose in public.

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Hoverboards are Here! Design Floats Above Metal Surfaces

Twenty-five years after ‘Back to the Future’ convinced an entire generation that we’d soon be able to zoom around the city on wheel-less ...

Chinese President Calls for End to “Weird Architecture” Trend

After years of both importing famous designers and copying strange structures from abroad, Xi Jinping, the leader of China’s Communist Party has declared ...

Banksy Not Arrested: How 1 Man’s Viral Hoax Duped Millions

By now you may know that the world’s most famous street artist has indeed not been detained by police and his identity remains secret, but how much do ...