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The ABC of Architects

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Get learned on contemporary architecture with this animated crash course

For the design nerds out there who can name celebrated architects and buildings off the top of your dome, this may be old hat. But for the rest of us, "The ABC of Architects" is the perfect primer on contemporary architecture. Created by Vimeo user fedelpeye, the quirky animation runs through famous architects in alphabetical order, displaying their name and nationality alongside an......read more

Dwell: Jens Risom's Prefab Cottage

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Filmmaker Gary Nadeau pays a visit to a design legend's island home

If you're a design nerd like us, you're probably familiar with Danish-American furniture designer Jens Risom. As the man who created the first-ever Knoll chair, Risom holds a prominent, if sometimes overlooked, position in the canon of mid-century design. At 96, he is “living comfortably doing nothing” with his wife, Henny, in Connecticut,......read more

The Big SHFT: David Hertz, Repurposed

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Sustainability is second nature to one of California's most innovative architects

David Hertz is widely recognized as one of green design's leading innovators. At the Studio of Environmental Architecture, the LA-based design firm he founded, Hertz focuses primarily on custom residential projects with particular experience in climate responsive, environmentally sustainable homes. He is perhaps best known for the seminal Wing House, an imaginative Malibu residence constructed......read more

Paper City

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This subtly amazing animation follows the rise and fall of an origami city

London animator Maciek Janicki deftly renders an urban center paved with paper in Paper City, a short film he created in Cinema 4D. From the perspective of an unseen helicopter, we see a van travel through the paper streets, as buildings, trees, and infrastructure rise and collapse around it. The city "grows in one fluid take, with skyscrapers rising from the page – only to crumble,......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Big Sue

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Susan Boyle drops knowledge on the green building game.

Brooklyn's Big Sue, LLC is a veteran of New York City's sustainable building scene. In this episode of Brooklyn Informed, we talk to Big Sue partner Susan Boyle about one of the company's cooler projects: a Prospect Heights brewery icehouse they bought in 2004 and converted into a six-unit residential building. The structure is an excellent portrait of sustainable construction, with two green......read more

Postiljonen "All That We Had Is Lost"

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Watch the dreamiest, most heartbreaking soccer game you'll ever see

In "All That We Had Is Lost," the starry-eyed Swedes in Postiljonen pay a timely homage to Whitney Houston, borrowing elements from one of her biggest hits. The video was directed by repeat collaborator Ty Olson, who captures a tale of love and loneliness, starting with tender snuggles and hinted sexuality and ending with heartbreak and soccer and sailing. (Just watch.) Postiljonen's Skyer LP is......read more

The Big SHFT: Yves Behar, Designer for Life

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The leading light of sustainable design walks us through some of his most game-changing projects

Yves Behar and his team at fuseproject are the go-to design group that companies turn to for game-changing ideas. From the $100 XO laptop and Puma's waste-saving Clever Little Bag to the sleek Leaf LED lamp and SAYL Office Chair for Herman Miller, Yves' work merges must-have design with a firm commitment to social and ecological responsibility. That's what makes him one of the design world's......read more

World Tour, "Forever Tonight"

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Sweeping new video from one of Sweden's most promising young groups

"Forever Tonight," World Tour's meditative first single on Emotion, is described as "music that could only have been made among the remote hills of northern Sweden." We're not sure what exactly that means but we somehow agree. Hailing from Funäsdalen, a mountain town near the Norwegian border, the promising young trio keep things local for the song's newly released video,......read more

Kilian Martin: Altered Route

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Filmmaker Brett Novak delivers another stunning short starring the most creative skateboarder in the world

If you happened to see any of Brett Novak's videos of Kilian Martin skating (like this one shot in Barcelona), then you've probably already pressed play on this clip and you don't need to read the following text. If not, well, let us be the first to tell you that every second spent watching Martin do his thing is time well wasted. In "Altered Route," Novak follows the creative skater to an......read more

Ignacio's Mostly Latin Lunch

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The Selby shares a delectable meal with Chef Ignacio Mattos

By now you're no doubt familiar with The Selby, the much-loved site on which Todd Selby documents the interior habitats of people of all stripes. For this new short film, Selby turns his attention to the culinary process. In Ignacio's Mostly Latin Lunch, Chef Ignacio Mattos conjures up a Latin-inspired meal for family and friends, showing off his cooking prowess with delectable dishes that......read more

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