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Whether designing a new house or extending an existing home, Australia's Austin Maynard Architects' work is always interesting. The recently-completed King Bill is no exception. The project involved the renovation and extension of an old but fairly typical terraced house in Melbourne into something unique... Continue Reading 19th century terrace transformed into one-of-a-kind family home
Making coffee may seem simple enough, but the art of a perfect brew is serious business for many. The French Press, a classic brewing device developed nearly a hundred years ago, has been given a 21st century facelift with the Rite Press, which offers subtle improvements to help give you the perfect brew... Continue Reading Rite Press plunges the classic French coffee press into the 21st c
the winning projects of archstorming's 'coexist: rethinking zoos' competition propose interactive and imaginative alternatives to enhance animal well-being. The post zoo concepts for the 21st century shift focus to animal welfare appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
drastic but reasoned choices were made in order to harmoniously dialogue the first built entities dating from 1933, the many additions of the various eras and a contemporary project. The post lhoas & lhoas’ cultural center in brussels aims to symbolize 21st century museums appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Austrian company Rebeat is looking to fundamentally change the way vinyl records are mastered, promising to bring what it calls "HD vinyl" to stores sometime in 2019. With the triumphant resurgence of vinyl in recent years as other forms of physical media sales have dwindled, this attempt at "high definition vinyl" is claimed to result in longer playing time, more amplitude than current recor
following the launch of the wattnott light bulbs series over a year ago, plumen works with designer daniel becker to extend its LED filament collection with two new additions, willow and wilma. The post plumen updates thomas edison’s filament bulb with a 21st century silhouette appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
There are fewer than 1,000 wet plate collodion artists practicing around the world, and as far as I know, I am the only one in the state of North Dakota. 5 years ago, I didn’t own a camera and knew nothing about photography. I saw a wet plate online and I was immediately drawn to it, and thus my journey began.I was told early on that there was no way a non-photographer who has never owned a
After 103 years, a robotic submarine has found the wreck of Australia's first submarine. Operating from the survey vessel MV Fugro Equator, the autonomous underwater vehicle Hugin 1000 discovered the 800-ton HMAS-AE1 this week off the coast of the Duke of York Island group in Papua New Guinea. The sub was found in 300 m (980 ft) of water using an advanced side-scan sonar system in a joint exe
Earlier this week, a major entertainment industry merger was announced: Disney is planning to buy 21st Century Fox for a whopping $52.4 billion. But while this might seem unrelated to the world of photography at first blush, a closer look reveals something pretty important.If the purchase is allowed to go through, Disney will be the majority stake holder in National Geographic, taking over the 73
The agreement gives Disney 21st Centruy Fox's film and telivision businesses, as well as its 30 percent stake in Hulu. ... 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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