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Silver House

Perched on a limestone cliff on Gower Peninsula, the Silver House brings medieval craftsmanship to the modern day. The home's foundation takes …

Architecture

Incredible Home by Vipp

The Danish company Vipp produces and markets interior fittings, especially for the bathroom and kitchen. But the manufacturer went further this time, …

Gorgeous modern home makes stunning use of recycled and salvaged materials

Architecture studio tenfiftyfive paired modern luxury with sustainable and nature-centric design in their design of this gorgeous house extension in …

Steel beams support dramatic roof overhangs at Washington state retreat by Coates Design

Seattle firm Coates Design has completed a home in Washington's Cascade mountain range that serves as a hub for members of a large extended …

Architecture

Adding Honey to Cold Process Soap: Tips, Tricks & Recipe

There are a wide variety of ingredients to customize handmade soap. Oils, colorants, additives and fragrances create a perfectly customized bar. …

Lemon Meringue Soap

This soap is inspired by pie. Delicious, bright, lemon meringue pie. The real thing is made from puckering sweet and sour lemon curd and topped with …

Formulating Cold Process Recipes

It may be the foundation of cold process soapmaking, and it’s often the most difficult and intimidating part — formulating a cold process recipe. …

Palm Oil

Calculating Your Essential Oil Usage Rate in Soapmaking (& Following IFRA Standards) • Modern Soapmaking

Now that I’ve dished on my top ten recommended essential oils for soapmaking, I want to dig into the age old question of:<p><i>How do I figure out the</i> …

Essential Oils

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Cabins With Modern Design

(Image credit: Home DGSN)<p>Humans don't hibernate, but you might be tempted to when you see these four gorgeous modern cabins. Generally, coziness …

Keyhole Gardening – The What’s, the How’s the Where’s, the Do’s and the Don’ts!

Permaculture design advocates for the maximum utilisation of space, for efficient and intelligent ecological design that benefits the land and all …

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

A House With An Artistic Design Inspired By Waves And Feathers

The Wave House is a very special project. It’s a private residence located in Venice, California and it looks extraordinary. It was a project by …

Architecture

How to make your laptop boot faster

If your laptop takes its sweet time booting up, then here are some things you can do to put a little pep back in its startup step.<p>Get an SSD<p>You can breathe new life and faster boot times into old laptops by replacing spinning hard drives (HDD) with a new solid-state drive (SSD).<p>Without needing to …

Eight Degree – Single Page Parallax Theme for WordPress.

Eight Degree, a sleek and well-designed one page Parallax WordPress theme.<p><b>Eight Degree</b> is a remarkable single page Parallax theme for WordPress. You …

Web Design

Sharma Springs / IBUKU

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sharma Springs was designed for the Sharma family as a jungle fantasy escape. It is a 6-level, 4-bedroom …

We #loveit and you? Room 304 – The Garden house, #Berlin, 2015 - Sigurd Larsen (@herrsigurdlarsen)

the sustainable mountain hostel by #atelier8000 features a futuristic cube wrapped in a photovoltaic surface. see more surreal and imagined #architecture on #designboom!

The Grillagh Water House in #Ireland has a structure made up of four stacked shipping containers and features a balcony with five steel frames that help minimize solar gains. Design by @pbarchitects \\\ Photo by @aidanmonaghanphotographer

Furniture and lighting design is "saturated" says Benjamin Hubert

<b>Design Indaba 2016:</b> industrial designer Benjamin Hubert has explained why he shifted his energy away from furniture design, saying "everyone seems to …

Furniture

All You Need to Build This PopUp House Is a Screwdriver

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>No power tools? No problem. The PopUp House was designed by a French studio called MultiPod Studio to simplify the process of building your own home...and we mean "simplified." Basically, they embraced IKEA's style when it comes to the construction process, because the …

10 Amazing Treehouses You Can Actually Stay In

There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.<p>Treehouse Point<p><b>Issaquah,</b> …

Articles about would you live these tiny wood clad cabins on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived need: what we think about when we...<p>A simple and clever design for a cabin in Iceland offers a unique experience of the Northern Lights.<p>It’s hard to …

Articles about 7 toasty winter cabins on Dwell.com - Dwell

Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>There’s room for you and everyone you know at this …

A pair of Harvard students have designed 160-square-foot 'tiny houses' that could be the future of weekend getaways

Sometimes vacations are more trouble than they're worth. You spend a lot of money, travel far, and leave stressed.<p>Getaway, a hospitality startup launched in the Harvard Innovation Lab, shakes up that routine by offering tiny houses for rent. Relaxing in the forest reins in the temptation to take …

A slatted wooden structure has been installed around an old pine tree at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Read the full story on dezeen.com/tag/Israel #architecture #Israel

Eco housing: thinking outside the box

Green horizons: new materials, new technology and new thinking inspire houses like this one, the Ice House in Reykjavik.

Emerging Technology

This #LakeHouse by @taylor_and_miller features these interesting white aluminum #architectural volumes that reach out towards the lake from the stacked wood that defines the #home's perimeter. \\\ Photo by @studiodubuisson