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Textiles 'INSECTED' From bees and caterpillars, to beetles, dragonflies and glowworms, nature’s own eye-catchers are the inspiration behind ‘Insected’, a collection of women’s fashion textiles created for the modern femme fatale. The Dragonfly is inspired by the skeletal structure of the wings of a dragonfly. The material consists of a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) with a core of polyester. This yarn is knitted by hand or by machine.

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ntroversial cooker that 'grows' meat in your kitchen wins major design competition By Fay Schlesinger Updated: 08:58 GMT, 25 September 2009 A controversial cooker that 'grows' meat and fish by heating animal cells in your kitchen claimed first prize in the Electrolux design competition tonight. The invention, called Cocoon, could develop food with the make-up and nutrients of real meat. Mr Hederstierna, 27, said: 'This will create 100 per cent pure meat without the need for animals to be killed and with no risk of contamination. It will change everything.' [caption] How individual creative projects shape Lisbon’s community and cultural scene Bureaucratic issues related to the halted construction of a huge private condo on that same property drove him to another illegal action which became a hallmark of the Factory. Ten years later, after many appearances in court, as well as petitions from fans of the space, the squatter movement persists. “Disobedience has always been an integral part of the history of philosophy,” says Nuno. “Here, we demonstrate that unsubsidized but sustainable culture is possible.

Introduction to Vray Part 1 – Lighting « macdesignstudio As it’s getting close to finals in architecture schools across the USA, I felt it was a good idea to create a small tutorial to help all those students pulling their hair out because of rendering issues. In this tutorial, I hope to shed some light (literally) on some of the nuances to my favorite render engine. This tutorial is based on the course that I taught while I was a student at Washington University from 2008-2010. I have modeled this scene in Rhino and will be using VRay for Rhino, but rest assured that these are basics that translate across programs, so if you’re using VRay for Sketchup or 3ds Max, the fundamentals are the same, I simply used an existing model I created in Rhino. I will start with an interior model, with furniture and windows. The initial model from Rhino

Modern Supermarket Design İdea Ideas In this contemporary day period, we want to possess area for store with safe, modern, and painless obtainable place to purchasing. After which where have you been going? If you might be prefer to go to supermarket, I presume this will be the best put for searching time. So, what Supermarket Type and style do you want? There’s lots of supermarkets getting a current concept of framework. But, I feel reMiks Contemporary Design and style Principle is normally an incredible idea if any desire to construct a grocery store.” reMks studio: The 1400 m2 on the internet site of your Grocery store concept retail shop is certainly an actual prior price reduction supermarket, the main just one previously to turn out to be opened in prior communist Yugoslavia.

Etched Floor Decor: 5 Engineered Wood Flooring Patterns Some prefer the raw texture of hand-scraped hardwood floors, while others want the modern look (and low costs) of laminate wood flooring. These patterned wooden planks provide artistic relief somewhere in between – an honest contemporary take on classic material and installation approaches. This decorative flooring series from Mafi provides a fresh take on manufactured floors, etching designs that range from abstract floral patterns to playfully embossed stick figures.

Compositing V-ray Render Layers in Photoshop In this tutorial Ahmed Fathi takes a look at how to composite together V-ray render layers using blending-modes and masks in Photoshop. Once completed, this process allows you to change or tweak any aspect of your image in seconds without having to re-render a thing! Ahmed also covers a few extra post production techniques such as Chromatic Aberration and Depth Of Field, as well as how to emulate a Cross-processed look. Republished Tutorial Every few weeks, we revisit some of our reader's favorite posts from throughout the history of the site. stitz task stool by wilkhahn The Stitz work stool by Wilkhahn does not fit easily into any category. Its a work stool, yes, but it has a pneumatic lift like a task chair - not a fixed height. And the base is unique, as it is not a static base. Its not a base with wheels, but a large sand bag like base that allows the stool to tilt, yet remain standing.

Material at Stylepark HI-MACS Om 1.0 Table Olivier Moravik HI-MACS Statthocker Oliver Bahr Bastian Demmer HI-MACS Om 3.0 Table Olivier Moravik HI-MACS Solid Alpine White, Not Only White,Box Haver & Boecker Montana Design Composite chaos AIR-board® UV satin opal Choose your Demo Perfect demos for your clients 201All73New2424 Concepts123Business102Creative40Portfolio20Blog25Shop29One Page Bridge Original Bridge Modern Furniture Bridge Craftsman Bridge Modern Photography International Listings Blog Posted in Features on October 17, 2007 If Modernism was the twentieth-century architectural trend that developed a new way of thinking, then Urbanism appears to be the twenty-first century architectural mindset. This trend is breeding urban explorers (urbex), the greening of major metropolitan areas, and a focus on merging habitats and commercial structures with politics, culture, history and the arts. Public discourse and scholarly research have found meeting grounds in this global landscape, and the results are evolving.

Kindergarten Design by CEBRA This new kindergarten design in Vonsild by the Danish architectural firm CEBRA attempts to provide a learning expience for young children stimulating their curiosity and creativity, the architecture facilitating this throughplay. "Using the building should be educational and this is why we have deliberately avoided typical building features. The children should learn from this very early stage that a house does not have to look like the typical child drawing with a pitch roof, a door in the middle and a window on each side of it. This building has a jagged roof, it has no corners since everything is rounded and the main volumes have very few right angles. The kindergarten will demonstrate quite effectively that a building can look anyway you want it to." - The Architects

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