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The warm colors of a sunrise or sunset in a wide open landscape, the foreground gently touched by the orange hues, and the sun throwing a nice aperture star—that is what the romanticizing cliché of landscape photography looks like in the heads of many people these days I reckon. Rightfully so, since it is one of the most atmospheric times of day to shoot: the light is soft, and partial illuminati
This week it was announced that London's Oxford Street will be converted into a pedestrian-only zone, and SOM revealed visuals for a 56-storey skyscraper in the City that resembles its would-be neighbour, the Cheesegrater. Read more
​A striking 2 a.m. sunrise in Disko Bay, GreenlandThis photograph was taken at 2AM on Disko Bay in Greenland. I had been sailing for several hours between immense icebergs, and the clouds were building in such a way that it was becoming clear that the sunrise was going to be something special.Upon approaching a patterned iceberg floating between smaller pieces of ice, the light struck it from the
This week saw London studio dRMM crowned the winners of the RIBA Stirling Prize 2017, while Snøhetta's planned overhaul of Philip Johnson's postmodern AT&T Building in New York sparked protest campaigns. Read more
At first glance this image seems much akin to "Wanderer above the Sea of Fog," a lonely hiker standing at the edge of a cliff. This is no coincidence as Caspar David Friedrich’s paintings have always been a great inspiration to me. Their striking iconography and atmosphere are unparalleled; however, this image was not taken in Germany, Friedrich’s home country, but in Japan.Most might not be able
Saudi Arabia dominated the headlines this week, as the country became the first to recognise a humanoid robot as a citizen and announced plans to invest $500 billion into a city that will be run using artificial intelligence. Read more
When the PhotoPlus Expo kicks into high gear this week in New York City, Nikon will have a heavy presence. Visitors will be able to go hands-on with Nikon's latest products, including the Nikon D850 and Nikon D7500 cameras and the new Nikon AF-S Fisheye Nikkor 8-15mm f/3.4-4.5E ED lens. In addition to showing off new products, there will also be a dedicated 100th Anniversary display. During t
for dutch design week 2017, christian heikoop sculpts two furniture collections, 'concave family' and 'linear wood', that explore material properties.The post christian heikoop explores fragility of materials at dutch design week 2017 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Finishing off Good Design for a Bad World, our series of talks about how design could tackle the world's big problems, a panel of speakers debate our turbulent political times live from Dutch Design Week. Read more
MVRDV founder Winy Maas joins a panel of speakers to discuss the relationship between city design and terrorism in this talk, which is the third in our Good Design for a Bad World series live from Dutch Design Week. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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