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London's most stylish bars

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'London's most knowledgeable bloggers open their little black books and share
their most stylish addresses.'

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10 great English railway stations

10 great English railway stations | D_sign | Scoop.it

Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s trainshed at Paddington is one of the wonders of British architecture. The first real cathedral of the railway age, with columns supporting the innovative, ridge-and-furrow glazed roof, it was both decorative and ingeniously functional.

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Experimental building technique makes concrete look like skeletons

Experimental building technique makes concrete look like skeletons | D_sign | Scoop.it

Casting concrete is as old as the Roman Empire -- the Romans poured concrete to create their aqueducts -- and even now it remains among the strongest, cheapest ways to erect a structure.

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The Faux Museum, a conceptual art museum in Portland, Oregon

The Faux Museum, a conceptual art museum in Portland, Oregon | D_sign | Scoop.it

The Faux Museum in Portland, Oregon is what curator Tom Richards describes as 'a cross between The Natural History Museum in New York, a Flaming Lips show and that one really, really, really odd dream you had that one time'.

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Handmade holiday gift ideas for modern design lovers

Handmade holiday gift ideas for modern design lovers | D_sign | Scoop.it

Some really great homemade gifts, from jewelry to bags to soap, that don't look like you turned a DIY into a WTF.

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How shopping, tourism, and luxury are changing Paris

How shopping, tourism, and luxury are changing Paris | D_sign | Scoop.it

Adam Gopnik: The most striking exterior feature of the new architectural model is a billowing, wavelike wall of translucent glass meant to unify the Rue de Rivoli side both by referring to the original verrière roof and by creating a single visual unit that pulls the façades together.

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Five cities awarded UNESCO City of Design status

Five cities awarded UNESCO City of Design status | D_sign | Scoop.it

Dundee, Bilbao, Curitiba, Helsinki and Turin have been awarded UNESCO City of Design status for their input to the international design industry.

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Post Pop: Saatchi Gallery's latest show reflects on what happened after Warhol

Post Pop: Saatchi Gallery's latest show reflects on what happened after Warhol | D_sign | Scoop.it

Assembled by curators representing Russia, China and Taiwan, as well as the UK and US, 'Post Pop: East Meets West' features 250 works from three decades following the heyday of pop art.

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New images splice vintage WWII photos with modern-day setting

New images splice vintage WWII photos with modern-day setting | D_sign | Scoop.it

Amazing images have been released showing carefully spliced together photographs from the present day and key moments during the Second World War.

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Artist imagines the geometric insects of a polygonal planet in digital illustration series

Artist imagines the geometric insects of a polygonal planet in digital illustration series | D_sign | Scoop.it

Geneva-based artist Chaotic Atmospheres imagines the geometric insect residents of a 'polygonic planet' in his fantastic digital art series Biotop from Polygonia.

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Why you keep seeing plans for off-shore parks

Why you keep seeing plans for off-shore parks | D_sign | Scoop.it

Building over-water park infrastructure is one approach for dense cities. But are these parks a flashy design fad or a real urban solution?

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The smallest museum in New York is situated in an abandoned 60-square-foot freight elevator

The smallest museum in New York is situated in an abandoned 60-square-foot freight elevator | D_sign | Scoop.it

This very small museum is nestled within TriBeCa in New York. It's actually built into an abandoned 60-square-foot freight elevator, out of sight to even most of Tribeca’s residents and to those in the know, accessible only via a dark alleyway. Simply called The Museum, it was officially opened in May 2012.

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The HBO documentary Banksy Does New York asks, 'Who owns art?'

The HBO documentary Banksy Does New York asks, 'Who owns art?' | D_sign | Scoop.it

Unlike the excellent Banksy-directed documentary Exit Through The Gift Shop, Chris Moukarbel’s doc Banksy Does New York has no official input from the artist—aside from Banksy’s art, that is, which is all over the film.

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5 design concepts for New York's branch library of the future

5 design concepts for New York's branch library of the future | D_sign | Scoop.it

From 24-hour, ATM-style vestibules to library cards that double as subway fares.

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The world's most extreme shoes in history to be showcased at V&A's new exhibition

The world's most extreme shoes in history to be showcased at V&A's new exhibition | D_sign | Scoop.it

Earlier this year the V&A announced its next fashion exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, which will showcase some of the most extreme shows in history. Now the London museum has revealed some of the 200 rare pairs which will be on display.

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The best 3D-printed jewelry

The best 3D-printed jewelry | D_sign | Scoop.it

We take a look back at some of the architectural, innovative, geometric and nature-inspired 3D printed jewelry that has graced the pages of Design Milk.

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Rem Koolhaas: 'Chinese architecture will benefit' from CCTV building

Rem Koolhaas: 'Chinese architecture will benefit' from CCTV building | D_sign | Scoop.it

Rem Koolhaas has defended the design of OMA's CCTV tower in Beijing, following the Chinese president's call for 'no more weird architecture' in the country.

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10 creative business card designs

10 creative business card designs | D_sign | Scoop.it

Caroline Williamson: For weeks now I have been searching through business card after business card in pursuit of logo and branding ideas for myself. I believe I have seen every design, font, shape, and trick out there. I have searched high and low to find the best so you don’t have to.

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Why an ambitious, fanciful 'linear city' failed

Why an ambitious, fanciful 'linear city' failed | D_sign | Scoop.it

A Le Corbusier-inspired idea for a city that organized transit and architecture around 'functional delineation' was never realized.

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This basement darkroom from 1975 was designed to look like the bridge of a spaceship

This basement darkroom from 1975 was designed to look like the bridge of a spaceship | D_sign | Scoop.it

Photographer Jack Turkel was born at around the same time as NASA, and grew up with a fantasies of space exploration as the modern space age was swinging into high gear.

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Paris councillors reject Herzog & de Meuron's triangular tower

Paris councillors reject Herzog & de Meuron's triangular tower | D_sign | Scoop.it

Herzog & de Meuron's proposal for the first new skyscraper in Paris for over 40 years has been rejected by councillors in a controversial decision that has been declared invalid by the city's Socialist Party mayor.

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