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These Tiny Rooftop Cabins Could Be A Solution To Expensive Urban Living

A Berlin-based company is building modular, solar-powered cabins on top of city rooftops to appeal to the urban nomad

Tiny houses are back and more versatile than ever with Yadokari and Enjoyworks' Skeleton Huts!

Would you like your new tiny house in Small or Large?<p>Yadokari, a tiny home construction group, and Enjoywork, a real estate company based in …

Less is better: “Helvetica” documentarian aims to give industrial designer Dieter Rams his due

It’s probably safe to say that no one, single person in history has been responsible for more product design than Dieter Rams. During his 60+ years as an industrial designer he’s designed, or overseen the design of, some 500 objects, which include alarm clocks, radios, record players, juicers, …

Tesla driver killed in crash with Autopilot active, NHTSA investigating

A Tesla Model S with the Autopilot system activated was involved in a fatal crash, the first known fatality in a Tesla where Autopilot was active. The company revealed the crash in a blog post posted today and says it informed the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the …

Plant Prefab raises $3 million from Obvious Ventures for durable, sustainable homes

Plant Prefab wants to make it easier for people to build homes within urban neighborhoods and cities, and it has raised $3 million to do just that. The investment, led by Obvious Ventures, will go some way toward helping the company scale, bring on more talent, and improve existing systems.<p>A …

This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid

People talk about a flash of inspiration. But Xavier Helgesen's eureka moment came in the dark.<p>A few years ago, the American entrepreneur was traveling through Malawi to meet with clients for his book-selling company, Better World Books. He stopped in Monkey Bay, a town of about 30,000 people, to …

Two London-based designers gave the moka pot a welcome 21st-century makeover

Contrary to what Chemex, Nespresso, or Bonavita might have you believe, the absolute <i>best</i> way to brew a quality cup of coffee comes via the …

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Coffee Roasting Brand Identity by Eskimo

Art Direction, Graphic Design, Branding, and Packaging by studio Eskimo for roasting company Caffè Pagani.<p>The small family business was founded in …

Japan’s Hardcore Minimalists Live in Virtually Empty Homes

The minimalist lifestyle trend has been gaining popularity in the Western world for a while now, but we’re still far from the hardcore minimalism …

Calla Is A New System For Growing Fresh Herbs At Home

We’ve been seeing a few table top herb growers sprouting up, and the latest design is Calla.<p>Meet Flo and Rom, two entrepreneurs that met in …

Soft Minimalism with Custom Made Plywood Furniture

This home. I could stare at it all weekend long. Most of the furniture is custom made in plywood, giving this otherwise quite majestic apartment a …

Inside a Minimalist New York City Apartment Filled with Natural Light

For the redesign and renovation of this one-bedroom apartment in New York City’s Flatiron neighborhood, architecture firm Messana O'Rorke focused on …

Watch A Ferrari F40 Go Snow Driving For Red Bull Japan

Rich men often house their most prized wheels in garages under wraps. Not Japan’s Takeshi Kimura. The owner of this classic supercar is often found …