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10 beautiful fonts that are hard to resist

With fonts, as with people, beauty is often in the eye of the beholder. After all, one designer's Futura could be another's Jokerman.<p>With that in …

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Shipping Containers

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Photo of the Week: Shipping Container Structure in Toronto

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Canadian shipping container supplier @giantcontainers unveiled a new project today on Instagram, a black, modular structure in Toronto.<p>Follow @dwellmagazine on Instagram for more …

Kiss House is a modern Passivhaus flatpack made from CLT

It’s fitting that the Kiss House launched around Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday; As an architect he tried to develop a line of affordable …

Graphic Design: Exotic Destinations On Earth Illustrations

Exotic Destinations On Earth is a graphic design project created and shared by JIMMI TUAN and Bratus ™. The idea was to create a calendar and gift …

REN technology

REN Technologies India Ltd. is a service oriented company that provides its customers with various design applications on different types of mediums based on the end usage. The applications range from creating patterns, textures, CNC jaalis, 3D printing, digital printing on paper, wood, stone, …

This Diamond-Inspired Home in London Is a Modern-Day Beauty

The custom home in Chelsea features five stories of glass, silk, oak, and stone amenities.<p>London’s affluent area of Chelsea is lined with high-end …

HDD stacks container boxes into a transformable smart home

<b>developed by zhang hao’ao from shanghai huadu architecture and planning design (HDD), the ‘transformable smart home’ is just one step towards a huge</b> …

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2018

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Costa Rica

Small And Compact Kitchens – Just What Tiny Apartments Need

Few things can be more annoying than living in a small place that has a tiny kitchen. Actually, a small kitchen isn’t necessarily an issue as long as …

Kitchens

Pre-Fabulous: A Couple Builds a Weekend Home on Their Beloved Sonoma County Campsite

The larger box contains the main living space; the smaller box contains the master bedroom and bath. "We designed the single house with a bath and …

Sonoma County

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Dashing prefab home perches above California wine country

A weeHouse with big guts<p>Oh, the places prefab will go. In this new project in California wine country, a customized version of the weeHouse, an affordable modern prefab model from Saint Paul, Minnesota-based design firm Alchemy, has been assembled on the hills of Santa Rosa, where it commands …

Prefab Homes

Self-sufficient Skilpod home generates all its own energy, pops up in less than a day

1/17<p>Skilpod #150 Zero Energy by Skilpod + UAU Collectiv<p>Belgian construction company Skilpod has produced a prefabricated home that can generate all …

5 Small-Space Solutions Inspired by a Swedish Prefab Home

When I first took a virtual tour of the charming prefab homes from the Swedish company LEVA Husfabrik, almost every room had an element that made me …

Transportable, Modular Create Remote House in Chile

Modular housing units are gaining more and more popularity, and for good reason. They’re easy to transport, inexpensive, and make for amazing homes.</b> …

3 modernist homes to make you say: WOW!

Is modernist architecture really all just plain white boxes, sleek finishes and amazing interiors? Well, if today's properties are anything to go by, …

How To Use Rain Glass To Make A Splash And Enhance Your Décor

Rain glass is one of those cases when the name is extremely suggestive and perfectly describes the item. This type of glass looks as if rain is …

Skywood House / Nick Baker Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 2013 Nick Baker Architects were commissioned to design a new 5 bedroom residence at Cobblers Hill, in …

Architecture

This single-story house is flat out fantastic

Belgian architects <i>OPEN ARCHITECTES</i> know you don't have to over complicate things to make an impact. They are fans of minimalism, strong shapes, bold …

Lake Austin Cabin

Austin, Texas<p>This previously undeveloped 5 acre lot, nicknamed ‘the Narrows’ had been a gathering place for the family since the 1970’s. The beautiful Cyprus tree lined Lake Austin waterfront oasis lies just a few miles outside of downtown. The owners insisted on a simple, humble, yet unique cabin …

This Spicy Tequila Cocktail Will Awaken Your Senses

In the dead of February, all we want is to be on a beach somewhere sipping a tropical, fruity cocktail with a tiny umbrella added. Unfortunately, …

Less is More in this Manhattan Beach Bungalow

Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California home is a compact ode to minimal living.<p>Matt Jacobson is a collector. Point to any one of his possessions, and he will tell you a story—a rousing, passionate story—about its …

Shipping Container Home Made for Two

Shipping container architecture is not getting as much press as it once did, but people are still repurposing cargo containers to build inexpensive …

Byaldi (Provençal Vegetable Casserole)

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 medium yellow onions, peeled, quartered lengthwise and cut into thin slices<br>• 1/4 cup canola oil<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 4 ripe Roma tomatoes, cored and sliced 1/8 inch thick<br>• 1 medium zucchini, cut 1/8 inch thick<br>• 1 medium yellow squash, cut 1/8 inch …

22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On

To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.<p>We believe that working with a company that you trust is imperative when building your dream home. Take a look at 22 top-tier, reliable prefab …

Shipping container transforms with walls of glass in Argentina

From industrial to rustic<p>Fans of Philip Johnson’s Glass House take note: As it turns out, you too can have <i>something</i> like the modernist icon if you get a shipping container, paint it black, and replace the corrugated steel with sleek walls of glass. How’s the above example for inspiration?<p>Designed …

Architecture

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

Honomobo is a new Canadian company that builds beautiful and highly efficient shipping container homes. They are based out of Alberta and have the …

15 Well-Designed Shipping Container Homes for Life Inside the Box

The hot trend of shipping container homes fulfills many design desires: living simply, lessening clutter, being environmentally conscious, building a …