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Weary Hikers in Norway Can Take Break in Cabin Built Like a 3D Puzzle – My Modern Met

Thanks to a true community effort, weary hikers trekking along the arctic terrain of northern Norway will have a new place to rest their feet. A small cabin in Hammerfest—commissioned by the town’s local chapter of the Norwegian Trekking Association … Continue reading

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Submission – Official Map: Unified Map of Transit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018 — Transit Maps

Submitted by Henrique, who says: Hello! Rio de Janeiro has, now and finally, a new official map of all the metropolitan transport system. Here, we have BRT corridors, tramways, metro lines and a suburban rail, but each system used to … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Vol. 1 Provides an Intimate Look into the Minds of Fourteen Contemporary Artists

Dina Brodsky (previously) started keeping a sketchbook at the age of 18, when most of her content was a collection of scattered thoughts and scribbles. Today, the artist and curator has transformed this practice into wildly detailed pages that combine architectural … Continue reading

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New ‘Smart Dress’ Reveals How Often Women are Touched in Public [Video] — Paperdabba

By Mandy Froelich / Truth Theory Many women have relayed stories of being inappropriately touched in public. But until now, proving just how often it occurs has been very difficult. Well, it recently became a lot easier, thanks to a … Continue reading

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Design Principles: Rhythm — Hannah Johnson

Alternating occurrence of form and space is known in the design world as rhythm, one of the secondary principles of design. Often confused as a pattern, rhythm can be established using any element of the design. To create rhythm using … Continue reading

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Inside YouTube’s Far-Right Radicalization Factory — Multicultural Meanderings

Interesting study, symptomatic of the problems with social media companies: YouTube is a readymade radicalization network for the far right, a new study finds. The Google-owned video platform recently banned conspiracy outlet InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones for hate … Continue reading

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Scottish design is not all “tartan and tourist tat” says Made in Glasgow curator – dezeen

An exhibition has opened in Glasgow showcasing the best of contemporary Scottish design. Curator Stacey Hunter talks Dezeen through her highlights, which include a raincoat printed with hand-drawn weather symbols and silk scarves depicting the lovers of Ettore Sottsass. Made in Glasgow … Continue reading

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Lazerian founder Liam Hopkins on his modern craft philosophy — Jaded

Manchester-based craftsman Liam Hopkins discusses the power of design, changing creative direction and why he had to strike out on his own. via Lazerian founder Liam Hopkins on his modern craft philosophy — Jaded

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An Intricate Circuit Board Formed with Thousands of Miniature Modeling Clay Pieces by Tim Easley

For a recent commission from indie record label Albert’s Favourites, London-based designer Tim Easley created an intricate circuitboard completely out of plasticine clay. The finished work measures approximately 20 inches square (50 x 50 cm) and took the artist about 80 … Continue reading

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A Modern Solar-Powered Home Built Within the Ruins of an 18th-Century Farmhouse- Colossal

Architects Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks recently collaborated to build a sleek, modern home within the existing ruins of an 18th-century farmhouse. The home is built on a hill that overlooks more than 50 miles of Scotland’s pastoral fields and combines elements of … Continue reading

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