All Design Websites In One Place.
Here you can follow 157 design websites just by visiting us. Check the design categories you like by clicking "popular" link at the top menu bar or our other editions such as FoodiePLX, FashionPLX at the bottom menu bar. Once you sign up, you can add more websites, categories you like and remove the ones you don't.
Learn more about MultiPLX or signup for personalized experience.
miniature diorama of a garbage dump The world of Japanese miniature art is vast and deep. We’ve devoted several articles to highlighting various artists who create miniature worlds out of everything from toy train tracks and wood to human hair.
tsukutte agetai condomu gohan (作ってあげたいコンドームごはん) which roughly translates as, “I want to cook condom food for you.” In the past several years condom usage in Japan has continued to fall, resulting in a dramatic rise in cases of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
The Tokyo Game Show is a mecca for anyone interested, even remotely, in games. People go for the all the latest in the gaming industry, but also to ogle at new technology, computers, girls (usually in cosplay) and many other reasons.
wasabi root: the hardest plant to grow in the world I stumbled upon an interesting article that shed light on many things I suspected but never actually confirmed about wasabi.
JACOB HASHIMOTO. Skyfarm Fortress (installation view). COURTESY: MARY BOONE GALLERY, NEW YORK | click images to enlarge Sometime during the 12th century in Japan, a famous samurai (Minamoto no Tametomo), who disobeyed the emperor, was punished by being exiled to a small island with his son.
“And so castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually,” sang Bob Marley, in his 1967 track about life’s bitter ironies.
Get a free eGuide to Drawing the Human Face, exclusively from Craftsy. Improve your drawings of faces with five easy-to-follow tutorials, helpful tips and photos from experts, in one handy, printable resource.
tubes of paint bulge out of the canvas the little man runs out of emergency exit signs Japanese artist Yuki Matsueda creates sculptures in which an element of the artwork bulges out of the canvas leaving the rest behind.
Love sending and receiving postcards? Then this postcard kit is your ideal travel companion. Designed by Eiko Nagase and Tomomi Sasaki from AQ and handcrafted from felt, the compact kit comes with a pocket for postcards and notes, as well as two smaller pockets to keep stamps.
They say that Eskimos have 50 words to describe snow. Well in Japan, where it rains a lot and people love to talk about the weather, the Japanese language has over 50 nouns for rain.
Plarail Rail Set If you grew up in Japan in the 70s and 80s you most certainly remember Plarail, the blue plastic train tracks that could be latched together to create sprawling labyrinths of rail for toy trains.
all photos by takumi ota courtesy torafu architects Although summer is coming to an end, Gelato will always be in season.
Just 40 hours after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami struck in 2011, Japanese designer Eisuke Tachikawa launched OLIVE, a crowd-sourced wiki of tips and DIY advice to survive in a disaster.
“universe // female” Screen Shot 2014-08-30 at 11.35.13 PM “universe // female” Screen Shot 2014-08-30 at 11.51.50 PM Just like photojournalists have been using cameras to document events, the screenshot is a modern day archival tool that, anyone with a computer or smartphone, is equipped with by default.
all photos by satoru ikegami | click to enlarge In a post-war Japan one of the country’s growth engines that helped it rise from ashes was industrial production.
The summer months are over and autumn has now begun. To celebrate one of Japan’s most beautiful seasons (and my personal favorite) we have an exciting announcement!
When living in a Japanese city, it is not uncommon to spend one’s day going from one small space to another: waking up in a small apartment, going to work in a narrow office, and ending the day in a tiny bar.
all photos by oji masanori © spoon & tamago | click to enlarge Japan is comprised of 47 prefectures, each with their own unique tradition of food and craft.
In 1912 the Manseibashi Station began operating as the last station on the Kobu Railways (now Chuo line).
Nendo has created a furniture collection for Italy’s Desalto, known for their metal furniture. Turning the tables on metal’s typical hard and heavy feel, Nendo gives the material a light, flexible feel, “as though the metal has become paper or cloth.” A section of the bench has been pinched up into the backrest, poles wrap around each other to become a coat stand, and sections of tables are cut-out like paper.