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The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.

Living Rooms

Fruitvale Station review – chilling account of US police brutality

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic<p>First published on Sat 7 Jun 2014 19.03 EDT<p>The Oakland shooting of young African American Oscar Grant by transport police in the early hours of New Year's Day 2009 provoked justifiable outrage in America. Mobile phone images of the unarmed Grant lying face down …

This House Was Purchased for $1

Is this the biggest real estate steal ever?<p>Here's a makeover you won't believe: A historic house in Memphis was sold for a buck and turned into a bed and breakfast within a year. Jose and Jennifer Velázquez had dreams of opening their own B&B, and after 24 years they found the perfect place — The …

Dining Rooms

Come for the Scenery, Stay for the Thoughtful Hotel Design Details

The one time my family decided to plan a vacation based on the place we were lodging, it turned out to be the best decision we ever made as a …

The 6 Craziest Requirements For FIFA World Cup Uniforms

Thou shalt not exceed the required stroke width for fonts.<p>To the unfamiliar, World Cup uniforms seem open to styling: different colors and patterns, brand names, and logos splashed in every possible square inch of fabric. But FIFA actually has incredibly strict guidelines for the uniforms, right …

Kelly Behun’s Weekend House in the Hamptons

Whether it’s furniture or interiors, it’s clear that Kelly Behun has an enviable style all her own. If her design savvy doesn’t make you bow down, …

Solid Skateboards for Kids

In an attempt to share the original, rebellious spirit of skateboarding with a younger generation, graffiti artist and European skateboard industry veteran Dave the Chimp is bringing his passion for the activity to a new venture this summer. Chimp, who works with Mob Skateboards, Vans, Mischief …

Photo Essay Of Life In Palm Springs Makes Me Want To Retire Immediately

A small town with a booming tourism industry, Palm Springs, California, has long served as a celebrity retreat, retirement community, golf destination, and desert oasis. Photographer Nancy Baron, who lives part-time in Palm Springs, takes us behind the classic veneer of the city’s resort glamour in</i> …

Architectural Columns Constructed from Suspended Charcoal by Seon Ghi Bahk | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at Zadok Gallery in Miami, Fiction of the Fabricated Image is the latest body of work from Seoul-based artist Seon Ghi Bahk. Of …

Wood World: Henrique Oliveira's Arterial Art Installation Channels Favelas

Here on Core, we've dedicated a fair amount of space to wood as a material in the context of furniture and product design: our ten-part series on …

Luca Nichetto Turns NYC into a Flexible Silicone Dish Rack

Dish racks have been the same for, well, forever, but not anymore. Luca Nichetto designed Inception, a silicone three-dimensional cityscape that …

Doisy & Dam Chocolate

It doesn't take much to convince us to eat more chocolate, but London's Doisy & Dam have taken the already heart-healthy treat and chocked it full of some of the most powerful superfoods on the planet. Starting out with a 74% organic dark chocolate bar, the team at Doisy & Dam sought to make the …

The Eleven Generations Behind Ketel One

An hour outside of Amsterdam, the Nolet Distillery lies at the outskirts of Schiedam, the Netherlands—a small municipality in South Holland that was once one of the largest spirit producers in the world. A series of interconnected buildings and a large windmill form the operational landscape and, …

A Brief (Video) History of Drinking Liquids in Space and the Cocktail Glass That Might Change It All

There are certainly at lot of things to consider when designing for space travel, and basics such as hydration are no exception. For years, the Zero …

Star Wars Prequels: Standing On The Shoulders of Model Makers

Few endeavors in the history of cinema have been as divisive as the Star Wars prequels. Or rather, I can't think of another trilogy that so many …

2014 Venice Architecture Biennale review: put yourself in their space…

Welcome to the Future of Air Conditioning, says a poster at Venice airport, straight after passport control. Next to the words is an image of a composite Shanghai/Dubai-like city, made of sealed towers of the kind that would be impossible without artificial air. Any association with this year's …

A Beautiful Holiday Home in Brindisi, Italy

House Ceno, a holiday home located in Brindisi, Italy.<p>Italian architect Daniele Corsaro has completed this beautiful holiday home in 2012. House Ceno …