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DESIGN: The New ‘Batmobile’ Russian Street Car

*Prays for the day New York City realizes how important/life changing transit design can be*

Tank and train maker Uralvagonzavod, or UVZ, has unveiled its next-generation Russia One tram, which may provide a flash Gotham chic to those Russian cities that have not yet torn up their tram rails.

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DESIGN: The New ‘Batmobile’ Russian Street Car

*Prays for the day New York City realizes how important/life changing transit design can be*

Tank and train maker Uralvagonzavod, or UVZ, has unveiled its next-generation Russia One tram, which may provide a flash Gotham chic to those Russian cities that have not yet torn up their tram rails.

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DESIGN: The Pocket Printer by Zuta Labs

The Zuta Labs’ pocket printer has apparently made mobile printing a dream come true.

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DESIGN: The Pocket Printer by Zuta Labs

The Zuta Labs’ pocket printer has apparently made mobile printing a dream come true.

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DESIGN: Jelly Gummies by Sam Lyon

Yep, you can go ahead and file this under ‘I don’t know what the fuck this is, but I like it.”

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DESIGN: Jelly Gummies by Sam Lyon

Yep, you can go ahead and file this under ‘I don’t know what the fuck this is, but I like it.”

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Church Altars by Cyril Porchet

Swiss photographer Cyril Porchet’s final year show included this awesome series of the most opulent Baroque church altars he could find in Spain, Austria and Germany.

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Church Altars by Cyril Porchet

Swiss photographer Cyril Porchet’s final year show included this awesome series of the most opulent Baroque church altars he could find in Spain, Austria and Germany.

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DESIGN: Hypnotizing Geometric Gifs by Bees & Bombs

Dublin-based GIF maker David Whyte specialized in these hypnotic and eye catching optical illusions, which he posts on his Tumblr site, Bees and Bombs.

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DESIGN: Hypnotizing Geometric Gifs by Bees & Bombs

Dublin-based GIF maker David Whyte specialized in these hypnotic and eye catching optical illusions, which he posts on his Tumblr site, Bees and Bombs.

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DESIGN: This Is What An Eco Friendly, Completely Sustainable NYC Would Look Like

This concept, called “New York City (Steady) State”, produced over six years by Sorkin’s Terreform, is not designed simply for aesthetic pleasure; it’s not even an attempt to make the city more sustainable (although sustainability is the key motivation behind the project).

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DESIGN: This Is What An Eco Friendly, Completely Sustainable NYC Would Look Like

This concept, called “New York City (Steady) State”, produced over six years by Sorkin’s Terreform, is not designed simply for aesthetic pleasure; it’s not even an attempt to make the city more sustainable (although sustainability is the key motivation behind the project).

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NOT PHOTOSHOPPED: Landline by Aakash Nihalani

Aakash Nihalani used tape, fluorescent paper, corrugated plastic and magnets to make colorful bars that appear to pass through people, symbolizing “both the isolation and community” that he feels living in Brooklyn.  

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NOT PHOTOSHOPPED: Landline by Aakash Nihalani

Aakash Nihalani used tape, fluorescent paper, corrugated plastic and magnets to make colorful bars that appear to pass through people, symbolizing “both the isolation and community” that he feels living in Brooklyn.  

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