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The Top Architecture Designs from 2018

While yesterday’s throwback looked at transportation, or moving spaces, today’s annual throwback looks back at architectural spaces through 2018. This year’s seen a whole tonne of prefab living and especially a lot of out-of-city homes, to escape the hustle and the bustle of the city life.Our prediction for 2019 is to see a lot more sustainable living, and probably a departure from cities themselves, as roads get better, and as transportation gets easier with flying cars and self-driving automob...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Mars, Popular, Random, Athena, Eindhoven Netherlands, Parthenon Seawall, Panorama Glass Lounge, Nolla, Mono Cabin, Treetop Cabin, Top Designs 2018


The Top Architecture Posts from 2018

While yesterday’s throwback looked at transportation, or moving spaces, today’s annual throwback looks back at architectural spaces through 2018. This year’s seen a whole tonne of prefab living and especially a lot of out-of-city homes, to escape the hustle and the bustle of the city life.Our prediction for 2019 is to see a lot more sustainable living, and probably a departure from cities themselves, as roads get better, and as transportation gets easier with flying cars and self-driving automob...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Mars, Popular, Random, Athena, Eindhoven Netherlands, Parthenon Seawall, Panorama Glass Lounge, Nolla, Mono Cabin, Treetop Cabin, Top Designs 2018


Gorgeous Winter Scenes by Nicholas Bott

~ Nicholas Bott is a contemporary Canadian painter originally from the Netherlands who has adopted the vast landscape of the country, particularly British Columbia, as his muse.  His style is reminiscent of a couple of the Group of Seven landscape painters, such as Lawren Harris and Tom Thomson.   These gorgeously rendered wintery scenes by Bott […]
Tags: Art, Landscape, Winter, Religion, Inspiration, Painting, Canada, Netherlands, British Columbia, Bott, Tom Thomson, Lawren Harris, Nicholas Bott


Reader Submitted: Mallen Tools' Modula Wrench Acts as an Allen Wrench, Screwdriver and More

In cycling, skateboarding or business environments, this tool will be within your arm's reach and will lessen the load for you. Mallen Tools is 60% lighter than other tools and takes up less space. With a single hand tool instead of multiple hand tools used, it provides faster and more practical use. View the full project here
Tags: Design, Reader Projects, Mallen, Mallen Tools


Giant Boombox in New York

Large boombox plays Christmas music on Pier 17 in Manhattan, New York. Improv Everywhere created 10-foot tall boombox with 160-foot long power cord and waited for unsuspecting people to plug it in. Also check out: Giant Baby Strolle
Tags: New York, Design, Tech, Manhattan New York, Pier 17


Luminous PoKempner pix of Sun Ra’s celestial music

If you liked Black Panther, listen to the music that introduced and embodies Afro-Futurism. Photojournalist Marc PoKempner captured a bit of the celestial magic of the Sun Ra Arkestra during its November touchdown in New Orleans’s Music Box Village. — Howard Mandel
Tags: Art, New Orleans, Ajblogs, Black Panther, Sun Ra, Sun Ra Arkestra, Marc PoKempner, 12.25.18


Bruno’s Christmas Recital Revisited

Rifftides readers have asked the staff to again present Jack Brownlow’s Christmas recital  that first appeared here in December of 2015. We are delighted to do so. — Doug Ramsey
Tags: Art, Ajblogs, Bruno, Jack Brownlow, 11.25.18


Best Christmas Card Designs 2018

If there ever was a perfect time in the year to show to your customers how much you care, we couldn't imagine a better holiday than Christmas. Aside from showing gratefulness, Christmas is the time of the year you should invest all you got into astonishing marketing, and spend the rest of the year watching how it paid off.   There are infinite creative possibilities to boost your market and reconnect to your old customers; one could really go wild with ideas. Although, whatever we come up with, ...
Tags: UK, Design, Inspiration, Holiday, Haynes, Hank, David Garcia, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov, Alexander Boys, Laura Louise, Elly Ang, Camilo Rojas, Nicko Dalton


Off-grid tiny home with beautiful undulating roof was almost entirely built with reclaimed materials

Founded by builder Greg Parham, the team at Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses is already well-known for their tiny home designs. But the Colorado-based company has really outdone themselves with their latest project. The San Juan tiny home on wheels is a gorgeous design with an eye-catching metal roof. More than just aesthetically pleasing, however, the solar-powered tiny home was almost entirely made out of reclaimed wood and built to go off-grid. Of course, the undulating roof made out of corrugat...
Tags: Design, Colorado, Architecture, Gallery, Solar Power, Green Design, Sustainable Design, Tiny House, San Juan, Sustainable Materials, Tiny Home Design, Stephanie, Parham, Minimalist Living, Tiny Homes on Wheels, Greg Parham


How the ‘Spider-Verse’ Animators Created That Trippy Look

The directors of the popular and critical hit broke with the conventions of computer animation, using hand-drawn techniques to create digital movement.
Tags: Art, Movies, News, Rodney, Ramsey, Rothman, Robert Jr, Peter A, Persichetti, Animated Films, Comic Books and Strips, Spider-Man (Fictional Character, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Movie


Aleph Farms has created the first lab-grown steak

The demand for meat alternatives continues to grow as millions switch to vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets for health, ethical and environmental reasons, and food companies around the world are starting to focus their efforts on plant-based and lab-grown products that can take the place of animal-sourced meats. Aleph Farms recently reached an important milestone in cellular meat production by serving up the first lab-grown steak, made from isolated cow cells and grown into a 3D structure....
Tags: Meat, Design, News, Environment, Turkey, Farming, Eat & Drink, Meat Industry, Tetrick, Flexitarian, Joshua Tetrick, Aleph Farms, Didier Toubia, Toubia, Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger, Meat Alternative


Best of CH 2018: Editors’ Picks

Design stories, interviews, travel guides and curious cuisine that truly mattered to us Perhaps it was a quote of unearthly wisdom, a bite of strange deliciousness or simply a breeze on a newly discovered path; 2018 imparted several moments worth honoring. As a team of writers and editors, we spoke to so many and set foot in so much. The following excerpts mark personal high …
Tags: Travel, Design, Mexico, France, Restaurants, Food And Drink, Dining, Brittany, Best of CH 2018


One Day Only: Save 30% On Making For Boxing Day

This After Christmas Sale Is The Last Day To Save In 2018. Don’t Miss It! Put down the egg nog and pass on that additional slice of fruitcake. It’s Boxing Day, and do we have an extra-special sale for you. For one day only—Wednesday, December 26, 2018—you can get 30% off the making cost for laser cutting orders. This special offer is good for one laser cutting order from your USA or NZ Free Personal Factory account only (not Prime accounts, The post One Day Only: Save 30% On Making For Boxing D...
Tags: Usa, Design, Ponoko News, NZ Free Personal Factory


'The Shapes of Water': Sabine Marcelis' Ethereal Fountains for FENDI

Water may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Italian luxury house FENDI, yet water was the theme of the Maison’s installation at this year’s Design Miami that took place in early December.
Tags: Art, Miami


J.C. Leyendecker cover illustration for American Weekly

Cover illustration for American Weekly, December 19, 1948; J.C. Leyendecker Link is to Heritage Auctions sold lots. Accessing the full high-res image requires a free account, but there is a somewhat smaller version on Tumblr here. At first I thought that this was Leyendecker’s take on the popular song, “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”, but the illustration was published in 1948, and the song was apparently first recorded and released in 1952. Whether the magazine cover influenced the writin...
Tags: Art, Illustration, Heritage Auctions, Eye Candy For Today, Claus, Leyendecker, American Weekly



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