Is There a No-Sew Way To Re-Cover These Buttons? — Good Questions

Q: I bought the chair pictured when I was in college. I loved it at the time, and it’s held up very well, but I’m ready for a change. I’ve already found some more traditionally-styled legs to go with it, but I’d like to recover the current buttons with a linen that matches the rest of the chair.

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10 Beautifully Styled Bar Carts Worth Throwing a Party For

A classic piece for entertaining, I love the glamor of perfectly put together bar cart. Whatever your style, with a handful of essentials and a few decorative touches, you can create one that suits your space. Here is a roundup of few of our favorite inspirational images.

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Ambulance Drone could deliver life-saving equipment "within one minute"

By Dan Howarth

News: a TU Delft graduate has presented an unmanned aerial vehicle with built-in defibrillation equipment, which could fly to a patient suffering from a heart attack in a fraction of the time it would take an ambulance to drive (+ movie). (more…)

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Latest AeroMobil flying car prototype set for Europe's roads and skies

By Tamlin Magee

News: a “fully functional” new prototype of a vehicle that is both an aircraft and a car, called the AeroMobil, was made public yesterday after a development and build time of just 10 months (+ slideshow). (more…)

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Bartlett students create building components from skeletal modules wrapped in stretchy "skin"

By Alyn Griffiths

A group of graduates from London’s Bartlett School of Architecture has developed an experimental technique for creating intricate building components by wrapping sticks in stretchy fabric and using them to cast concrete (+ slideshow). (more…)

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Marlies Schets' reflective fabrics turn everyday accessories into cycling safety gear

By Jessica Mairs

SEEN reflective textiles at Dutch Design Week 2014

Dutch Design Week 2014: retro-reflective thread is woven into a range of fabrics by Marlies Schets to create a line of accessories that reflect light at night, turning them into cycling safety garments. (more…)

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The University of Queensland opens engineering facility with a louvred terracotta facade

By Amy Frearson

Hundreds of terracotta panels shade the sunny northern facade of this new engineering building at the University of Queensland in Australia, designed by architects Richard Kirk and Hassell (+ slideshow). (more…)

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Apartment Therapy Wants to Be Your Project Partner! — Renovation Diary Program Application

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Are you thinking about making a big change? You love your home, but are tired of cringing at your outdated bathroom. Or perhaps you’ve been dreaming of making over your barely-functional kitchen for years and are finally ready to take the plunge. If you have big dreams, Apartment Therapy wants to partner with you to help make those dreams happen with our Renovation Diary Program.

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Jólan van der Wiel creates spiky shoes for Iris van Herpen using magnets

By Dan Howarth

These prickly-looking shoes and accessories by Dutch designer Jólan van der Wiel were formed using magnets and worn during Iris van Herpen’s latest catwalk show (+ slideshow). (more…)

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These Stained Glass Windows Go Skeletal — Design News

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye has a fascination with Gothic architecture. His latest installation is Chapel, a series of stained glass windows installed in Gothic structures where the subject matter is a bit unorthodox. There’s x-rays of teeth, bones, and skeletons getting it on.

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