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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.

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 …

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 …

Northern Lights

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 …

FIFA World Cup

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, …

Furniture
Extreme Sports

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> …

Palm Springs

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 …

São Paulo

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 …

Furniture

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 …

Superfoods

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, …

Whiskey

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 …

Space Travel

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 …

Prequels

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

Rem Koolhaas's excellent Biennale sets new sensibilities against old, and maps out Italy's history of grandeur and brutality<p>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 …

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 …

Italy