.design? Web Addresses are About to Get Descriptive

Design News 06.13.12

ICANN has released the full list of bids for new gTLDs, the part that comes after the last dot in a web address. Beyond the basic .com and country codes, words and brands like "design," "wine," and "kindle" are looking to make surfing more descriptive. The bidding and approval will take months, but no doubt the web will look a bit different in the future.

In other news, Dwell shares cool homes for great art and a pop art pizza shop that's anything but cheesy. See the headlines after the jump.

Dot Com Just Got A Lot Of Dot Company | Fast Company
Coolest Homes for Artists & Art Collectors | Dwell
Using Interior Design to Make Pizza Fun Again | Architizer

(Image: via Fast Company)

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