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This home improvement trend is catnip to quarantining pet owners

The pandemic has led to both a surge in pet adoptions and home improvement projects. Will the two trends meet soon in a wave of 'catio' projects?
Tags: Design, Pets, Lifestyle, Cat, Radio, Diy Projects, Homeowners, Select, Lockdown, Quarantine, Stay At Home, Home Improvement Projects, Coronavirus

5pointz graffiti case could be heard by highest court in the land

G&M Realty is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that awarded $6.7 million to artists whose work at the 5pointz graffiti Mecca was destroyed.
Tags: Design, Supreme Court, Scotus, Lifestyle, Regulations, Radio, U S Supreme Court, Select, G&M Realty, Gerald Wolkoff, 5pointz

Milton Glaser (RIP) Explains Why We Must Overcome the Fear of Failure, Take Risks & Discover Our True Potential

Milton Glaser died last week at the age of 91, a long life that included decade upon decade as the best-known name in graphic design. Within the profession he became as well-known as several of his designs did in the wider world: the Bob Dylan poster, logos for companies like DC Comics, the Glaser Stencil font, and above all  I ? NY. Glaser may have become an icon, but he didn't become a brand — "one of my most despised words," he says in the interview clip above. He also acknowledges tha...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Design, College, Life, Bob Dylan, Pablo Picasso, Seoul, Samuel Beckett, Picasso, Saul Bass, Facebook Twitter, Glaser, Paulo Coelho, Milton Glaser, Colin Marshall

Milton Glaser (RIP) Presents 10 Rules for Life & Work: Wisdom from the Celebrated Designer

“None of us has really the ability to understand our path until it’s over,” the celebrated graphic designer Milton Glaser (RIP) muses less than a minute into the above video. Glaser’s many contributions to pop culture---the  I ? NY logo, the psychedelic portrait of a rainbow-haired Bob Dylan, DC Comics’ classic bullet logo---confer undeniable authority. To the outside eye, he seems to have had a pretty firm handle on the path he traveled for lo these many decades. Aspirant designers would d...
Tags: Google, Design, College, Life, Vietnam, Aiga, Marx, John Cage, Don, Facebook Twitter, Glaser, Milton Glaser, Roger Rosenblatt, Bob Dylan DC Comics, Milton Glaser Dieter Rams, Brian Eno Ayun Halliday

Exquisite 2300-Year-Old Scythian Woman’s Boot Preserved in the Frozen Ground of the Altai Mountains

Shoes and boots, show where your feet have gone. —Guy Sebeus, 10 New Scythian Tales  In the age of fast fashion, when planned obsolescence, cheap materials, and shoddy construction have become the norm, how startling to encounter a stylish women’s boot that’s truly built to last… …like, for 2300 years. It helps to have landed in a Scythian burial mound in Siberia’s Altai Mountains, where the above boot was discovered along with a number of nomadic afterlife essentials—jewelry, food, weapons, an...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Design, College, History, Museums, Reddit, Siberia, British Museum, Facebook Twitter, Altai Mountains, State Hermitage Museum, Ayun Halliday, Scythians, Guy Sebeus, Dan D'Silva

Le Feuillet & Ictyos explorent l’avenir du luxe

Deux jeunes maisons lyonnaises, Le Feuillet – maroquinier contemporain – et Ictyos – tanneur de cuirs marins -, se sont associées pour livrer leur interprétation du luxe de demain : ergonomique, éthique et résolument esthétique. Récit.  Formafantasma l’avait initié dans ses recherches. Des recherches qui avaient menées le duo installé à Amsterdam à explorer les propriétés visuelles et tactiles de différents cuirs ; des peaux issues de l’industrie alimentaires aux vessies étudiées pour leu...
Tags: Books, Fashion, Design, Leather, France, Lifestyle, Bag, Amsterdam, Concept, Insolite, Sac, Made In France, Ecolo, Cuir, Tendance, Cette

What lies beneath: our love affair with living underwater

How the 1960s craze for oceanic exploration changed our relationship with the planetIn November 1966, the Gemini 12 spacecraft, carrying two astronauts, splashed down in the Pacific. The four-day mission was a triumph, proving that humans could work in outer space, and even step into the great unknown, albeit tethered to their spacecraft. It catapulted the US ahead of the USSR in the space race.From then, Nasa’s goal was to beat the Russians to the moon. That meant weeks rather than days in spac...
Tags: Design, Environment, US, Life and style, Nasa, Culture, Architecture, Art and design, Oceans, Ussr, Sea Level, Pacific

The latest in-demand apartment feature is a Peloton room

Agents are beginning to market what may have been featured as small offices or hallways in the past as designated Peloton or workout areas with the shift to home exercise during the pandemic.
Tags: Design, New York City, Marketing, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Gym, Peloton, Home Offices, Select, Apartment Living, Brown Harris Stevens, Warburg Realty, Apartment Amenities, COVID-19, Douglas Elliman broker

DEVO Is Now Selling COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment: Energy Dome Face Shields

According to DEVO's co-principle songwriter and bassist Gerald Casale, the experimental art band turned early MTV pop-punk darlings were “pro-information, anti stupid conformity and knew that the struggle for freedom against tyranny is never-ending.” Their singular performance garb also set them apart, and none more so than the bright red plastic Energy Dome helmets they donned 40 years ago this month, upon the release of their third album, Freedom of Choice. The record, which the ba...
Tags: Health, Google, Facebook, Fashion, Music, Design, California, College, Current Affairs, Mtv, Facebook Twitter, Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh, Casale, Ayun Halliday, Devo Mark Mothersbaugh

6 ways homebuyers’ must-haves could change after the pandemic

Past pandemics changed home design, so what will be the impact of coronavirus? Design experts weigh in on the features we may see more of in the future.
Tags: Health, Design, Lifestyle, Radio, Home Office, Home Design, Real Simple, Dezeen,, Bidet, Home Design Trends, Coronavirus, Home Design History, Home Designers

These are the outdoor projects that will improve the value of your home

"Curb appeal has never been as important as it is today," landscape designer and HGTV personality Carson Arthur told Inman.
Tags: Design, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Hgtv, Select, News Brief, Carson Arthur

These are the outdoor project that will improve the value of your home

"Curb appeal has never been as important as it is today," landscape designer and HGTV personality Carson Arthur told Inman.
Tags: Design, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Hgtv, Select, News Brief, Carson Arthur

The post-coronavirus office: more air purifiers, less open floor plans

In the past few weeks, demand for air purification systems has jumped in an effort to provide safer work environments for employees. A shift away from open-concept offices may not be far behind.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Design, China, Lifestyle, Radio, WeWork, Co-working, Office Environment, Select, News Brief, Air Purifiers, Open Floor Plan, Coronavirus, Social Distancing, AtmosAir

A former Dutch high school gym becomes a new lofty home for 1 euro

The space, which a Dutch couple purchased for a mere one euro, was transformed into a modern home over the course of 18 months.
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, Radio, The Netherlands, Home Renovation

Bidet sales surge as Americans hoard toilet paper

Americans are turning to bidets and smart toilets as toilet paper supplies remain low. Here's what you need to know about the trend.
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, Radio, Homeadvisor, Crunchbase, Home Design, Bathrooms, Select, Tushy, Dan DiClerico, Smart Toilets, Smart Bathrooms,, Jason Ojalvo

Bode and Microsoft’s AI-Powered Archive of Quilted Textiles

Dubbed the "Bode Vault," this system catalogs the finer details of an ever-growing collection Emily Adams Bode‘s process favors the analog; sketching details passed along by collectors and artisans, repurposing vintage quilting textiles, enlisting skilled craftsman to replicate one-of-a-kind pieces and more instead of mass-producing her ideas. Her garments—released under her eponymous luxury brand, Bode—have won her the 2019 CFDA Award for Emerging Designer of …
Tags: Fashion, Design, Style, Microsoft, Clothing, Tech, Designers, Luxury, Ai, Image Recognition, Menswear, Vintage, Quilting, Quilts, Bode, Emily Adams

“Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics” at NYC’s Japan Society

This centuries-old craft and its contemporary influence are on show at the learning center Designed by NYC-based architecture firm SO-IL, the Japan Society‘s Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics exhibition introduces audiences to folklorist and cultural anthropologist Chuzaburo Tanaka’s personal collection of vintage Japanese pieces along with contemporary garments by pioneers of Japanese fashion like Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons, Issey Miyake, and Yohji Yamamoto. The presentation …
Tags: Art, Fashion, Japan, Design, NYC, Clothing, Collage, Sustainability, History, Shows, Culture, Museums, Craft, Exhibitions, Apparel, Japanese

One-time DC home of JFK lists for $4.675M

The former Georgetown home of John F. Kennedy was recently renovated by architect Richard Foster and custom builder Tom Glass.
Tags: Design, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Washington Dc, Listing, John F. Kennedy, Agent, Jfk, Georgetown, Richard Foster, Rooftop Terrace, Sotheby's International Realty, Heated Floors

One-time Washington, DC home of JFK lists for $4.675M

The former Georgetown home of John F. Kennedy was recently renovated by architect Richard Foster and custom builder Tom Glass.
Tags: Design, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Washington Dc, Listing, John F. Kennedy, Agent, Jfk, Georgetown, Richard Foster, Rooftop Terrace, Sotheby's International Realty, Heated Floors

A foldable mini stove that fits in your hiking pants!

Have you seen Tiny Kitchen videos? A student industrial designer, Elad Achi, took Tiny Kitchen’s stove up several notches and that is how Katipo was created. Katipo is a foldable outdoor gas stove that can fit in the palm of your hand. Imagine the weight and space that can be saved when you go camping or backpacking with Katipo instead of usual outdoor stoves.Katipo got its name because its shape and form resembles that of a Katipo spider. It is an Australian redback spider that is small in size...
Tags: Tools, Design, Camping, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Appliances, Prototype, Product Design, Student Design, Foldable, Camping Stove, Camping Essentials, Outdoor Designs, Elad Achi, Foldable Stove, Katipo Stove

A zen minimalist cabin that brings nature in and takes distractions out

We all know the movie Birdbox and we associate it with a stressful situation, I mean it was definitely didn’t fit in the comedy genre, right? However, I came across a different Birdbox by Livit, a Norwegian company, to counteract those feelings and really soothe our souls. This Birdbox is actually a prefabricated shipping container-like cabin that offers one-of-a-kind escapes to lush destinations surrounded by nature.The cabins are simple, rectangular structures with huge circular and oval windo...
Tags: Home, Design, Lifestyle, Architecture, Outdoor, Norway, Interiors, Interior Design, Cabin, Product Design, Cabin Design, Prefab Cabin, Minimal Design, Architecture Design, Treetop Cabin, Birdbox

Charge your Tesla and lower your electric bill with these solar blinds!

Renewable energy is our ticket to the future and the current climate crisis. From electric cars to sustainable tools, designers are changing the world for the better one product at a time. Joining that list are these Solar Blinds from SolarGaps that make your home smarter and your environment better. If you want to charge your Tesla without increasing your bill, this should be your first buy.Solar Blinds help you save on your energy costs and reduces your electric bill by 30% compared to convent...
Tags: Home, Design, Technology, Office, Lifestyle, Renewable Energy, Tesla, Carbon Emissions, Solar Energy, Appliances, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Interiors, Lighting, Solar Panel, Product Design

Ammunition and Gantri collaborate over a series of 3D-Printed lights

SF-based design studio Ammunition Group is adding Gantri to its list of collaborators/clients, as the two companies get together to launch a series of lights designed for the Gantri platform. The lamps are designed to complement and wonderfully reflect Gantri’s clean design language, brought about by their unique 3D-printing processes and use of innovative custom plant-based filaments.The series spans three categories that embrace distinct visual styles. The Gio Collection borrows from Italian...
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, Ikea, Silicon Valley, Lighting, Product Design, Robert Brunner, Gantri, Ammunition Group, Dre Polaroid

University of Michigan superfan’s home hits the market

Over the course of 29 years, the Wolverines fan transformed his Hamilton, Michigan, home into a shrine to his favorite team, and now the home is for sale.
Tags: Design, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Michigan, University Of Michigan, Wolverines, University of Michigan Wolverines, Hamilton Michigan

Peleg Design’s pelican is the only bird allowed in your kitchen!

I love to cook, but I hate to do the dishes after. The soaking dishes, the wet cloth, the soapy sponge – it is all so damp! Designer Gil Cohen has created Pelix for Peleg Design, a cute kitchen companion that will reduce your internal shrieks and actually lift your mood while doing dishes. This little pelican shaped cloth and sponge holder will be perched on your counter and the only thing that will fly is the time taken to do chores.Pelix’s bright break is actually a cloth holder, so hang up th...
Tags: Kitchen, Home, Cleaning, Design, Lifestyle, Dining, Kitchen Gadgets, Kitchen Tools, Product Design, Pelican, Peleg, Ross Geller, Gil Cohen, Minimal Design, Kitchen Products, Multi-holder

Phillipe Starck’s Broom – A sustainable chair that swept away industrial waste like magic

Here is some food for thought – what if our leftovers could be turned to functional furniture that looked food? I mean good, that looked good! Phillipe Starck is a French designer which means he eats really good food and has managed to turn the leftovers into some really good chairs called the Broom for Emeco. Global food waste (aka leftovers) is twice as high as predicted reports CNN but leftovers don’t necessarily mean just food – it is any waste that ends up in the trash and the solution to...
Tags: Home, Design, Living, Lifestyle, Sustainability, Cnn, Furniture, Philippe Starck, Jk Rowling, Waste Management, Interiors, US Navy, Chair, Product Design, Eco-friendly, Sustainable Design

Sweden’s first cat psychologist helped create this perfect cat home!

Anyone who has a pet knows that we only work hard to give them the life they deserve, and just like us the folks at 24 Storage understand that you must pamper your children especially the furry ones! So they came up with this ingenious Cat Flat that looks like a modern piece of furniture on the outside and keeps your cats happy on the inside. It is essentially a penthouse for your cat that matches your living room.The Cat Flat has been carefully designed based on the advice of Sweden’s first c...
Tags: Home, Design, Living, Sweden, Pets, Lifestyle, Furniture, Interiors, Interior Design, Product Design, Pet Bed, Cat House, Wooden Furniture, Pet Furniture, Pet Accessories, 24 Storage

Court upholds $6.75M award for graffiti destroyed at 5Pointz

Twenty-one artists will be awarded $6.75 million seven years after suing developer Gerald Wolkoff for whitewashing their work at graffiti art mecca 5Pointz.
Tags: Lawsuit, Design, Steve Jobs, Lifestyle, Radio, Queens, President Barack Obama, Time Magazine, Demolition, Graffiti, Long Island, Select, News Brief, Jonathan Cohen, Gerald Wolkoff, 5pointz

Funny Caption 63: These KFC Shoes Are Afoot

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Tags: Fashion, Design, Shoes, Funny Caption, Humour, Fast Food, Francis, Joke, Kfc, Crocs, Funny Photo, Fad

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