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Inside BbyB’s New Chocolate Shop in Tokyo

Chocolatier BbyB just opened its first overseas shop in Tokyo, and tapped Japanese designer Nendo to design a space as unique as the Belgian-based confectioners treats themselves. The chocolates all look the same from the outside, but come in 30 distinct flavours including strawberry, pepper, lemon, passion fruit and basil. The sweets are housed in [...]

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Take a Look Inside the Warner Music UK Headquarters by Woods Bagot

Warner Music is the world’s third largest recorded music business, and it definitely needs a headquarter space that reflects its influence and company ethos. Warner was outgrowing its previous spaces — which previously spanned six different buildings in London. Architectural firm Woods Bagot’s goal was to consolidate the different departments into one harmonious space into [...]

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Bodily Candles

Been looking for some tabletop art to spruce up the living room? How’s about a pair of candles made from the ears of Sloth and the mouth of the fat lady’s face Arnold wore in Total Recall? These odd waxen pieces, called Bodily Candles, almost match the one of Toht’s melting face in the Most [...]

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The Dutchmann Vicious Cycle

Retired frame-builder Duncan MacIntyre and composite specialist Anton Dekker have teamed up for a collaborative bicycle project, “The Vicious Cycle.” The track bike is a hand-built beast of a machine, featuring custom crafted Dekker Tri-spoke carbon wheels, 3T track bars, Vredenstein tyres, Brooks saddle, Campagnolo groupset and MacIntyre’s original hand-brazed frame design that was featured in the [...]

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Symbol Audio’s Retro-Inspired Hi-Fi Record Console

Symbol Audio’s new retro-inspired Hi-Fi console is dubbed the “new classic,” a modern console that takes inspiration from the 1950′s when all-in-one consoles were popular. Its sleek and simple aesthetic make it a good fit for any home, featuring American walnut and crafted to perfection by the same standards as traditional bespoke furniture. The cognac-colored [...]

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Norden’s Reusable Ceramic Candles

Emphasizing both quality and sustainability, California-based home goods maker Norden presents a series of soy wax candles hand-poured into reusable matte bone and glossed ceramic stoneware. Consisting of an assortment of alluring scents, including vanilla-orange, pine-citrus, and cedarwood-sage, the candles provide 80 hours of burn time as the custom ceramic can be easily washed and reused. [...]

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Layers of White Penthouse in Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem Architects

Layers of White is a stunning private residence located in Tel Aviv that was designed by local design firm Pitsou Kedem Architects. Sprawling over 500 square meters, the penthouse was constructed around a central motif that effectively splits the space into two sections, with one serving as the living quarters while the other hosts the spacious living [...]

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A Look Inside the Candy Crush Headquarters

Love it or hate it, Candy Crush is a certified pop-culture phenomenon. It is the most popular game on Facebook, with 46 million average monthly users, 800 regular levels and over 600 Dreamworld levels, with new levels being added every two weeks. Now we are getting a look inside the Stockholm offices of Candy Crush [...]

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The Origins of the Times New Roman Font

Default, legible, boring, robust, honest, classic, serious — how do you describe the most recognizable typeface in the world? British newspaper The Times shares the story behind the Times New Roman font in another installment of the Unquiet Film Series. Times New Roman was designed for The Times in 1931 and made its debut with the newspaper’s [...]

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The Origins of the Times New Roman Font

Default, legible, boring, robust, honest, classic, serious — how do you describe the most recognizable typeface in the world? British newspaper The Times shares the story behind the Times New Roman font in another installment of the Unquiet Film Series. Times New Roman was designed for The Times in 1931 and made its debut with the newspaper’s [...]

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Listen To This Fully Functional LEGO Turntable

Korean designer and LEGO enthusiast Hayarobi has created a fully functional turntable completely constructed of LEGO. Dubbed “The Planet,” the turntable is made with over 2,400 LEGO pieces and runs on a LEGO Power Functions 8878 battery and a Power Functions 8883 M-Motor. The tube amp and speakers’ LEGO cases also match the turntable with the same rich [...]

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IKEA Produces 10,000 Packable Shelters for Refugees

The IKEA Foundation’s flat-pack shelters are officially on the way to families in need, with 10,000 units being ordered by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) who has been working with the charitable foundation on the project. The prototype was revealed back in 2013, and since that time, it’s been tested and improved by 40 refugee families in Iraq and Ethiopia [...]

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