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Chimney House

Set between a 16th-century church and a wooden barn in the Slovenian town of Logatec, the Chimney House takes inspiration from both of its neighbors. …

MCM Furniture Design History: The Evolution of the Pernilla Chair

Before they were chairs, Bruno Mathsson's creations were shapes sculpted in snowbanks<p>This is a companion entry to Mid Century Møbler's "MCM Find of …

Minimal Interior Design Inspiration | 92

2.3K<p>SHARES<p>'Minimal Interior Design Inspiration' is a weekly showcase of some of the most perfectly minimal interior design examples that we've found …

A Dramatic Escape: Secluded Ocean-Side Retreat with Incredible Views

There is something undeniably charming and magnetic about a rugged coastline, a precarious cliff overlooking the ocean and the vast blue beyond. It …

“Ivanhoe House” Is a Delightfully Modern Australian Oasis

KUD has designed a delightfully modern suburban home located in the inner suburb of Ivanhoe.<p>From the street view you will immediately gaze upon two …

Whimsical Rocket Coffee Table Uses Playful Design for Functional Furniture

Adding to his array of unique furniture items, Stelios Mousarris presents the whimsical <i>Rocket Coffee Table.</i> Combining a variety of manufacturing techniques, from lathe and 3D printing to resin casting and traditional hand-carved elements, he has formed a playful piece that invokes a sense of …

The Unlikely Resurgence Of Vintage Graphics Standards Manuals

Before the Internet, printed graphics standards manuals were practical tools for designers. Today, they sell for $80 a pop.<p>In 2012, Pentagram designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, along with their coworker at the time, Niko Skourtis, were in the basement of the firm’s New York office looking for a …

Wooden Rings with Magnificent Tiny Fantasy Landscapes

Le créateur canadien sous le nom de Secret Wood réussit à recréer l’atmosphère fantasmagorique de paysages fantastiques dans d’aussi petits objets …

This 737 Engine Chair Is a Plane Seat You'll Actually Want to Sit In

Bring the power of a commercial airliner into your house for a good sit.<p>As great as sitting is, not all chairs are created equal. This new chair fashioned out of a 737 engine, for example, is better than your standard-issue wicker chair.<p>Why a 737-engine chair? Standing at six and a half feet, with …

Wall Art

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

Tipic's smart Tulèr kitchen features a sink that appears with the wave of a hand

<b>Milan 2016:</b> Italian design studio Tipic has created a smart kitchen countertop that integrates various interactive functions including a sink that …

The Doors to Design: 10 Essential Terms Every Marketer Needs to Know

<b>Everyone is a designer</b>. Well, at least everyone has the potential to be a designer, and that’s because people understand basic design principles …

This Super-Accurate Lunar Globe Waxes And Wanes On Your Table

The perfect gift for the space lover (or werewolf) in your life.<p>As countries crumble, borders shift, and shorelines move, all Earth globes eventually become obsolete. You know what globe will never be out of date? This beautiful globe of the frickin’ moon, which not only makes for an amazing design …

These Mini Tree Houses Will Ignite Your Inner Child

They're like intricate little plant accessories.<p>There's something about mini things that make our hearts burst with happiness. We've never laid eyes on a Barbie's Dreamhouse furnishing that doesn't make us feel like a little kid (they're just so darn cute!) and these tiny tree houses for plants, …

Treehouses

Home Furnishings Go Open Source with FABrics Easy to Make Chairs

FABrics is open sourced furniture.<p>When something is open source, that means that all of the resources that the creators used are available for anyone …

Invisible Studio uses only waste timber for arboretum buildings in Gloucestershire

Piers Taylor's firm Invisible Studio has added a pair of woodland maintenance buildings to the National Arboretum in Gloucestershire, England, using …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Graphic Design

Making Utilitarian Tools Beautiful: BMI's Designers are On the Level

A craftsperson's tools should be every bit as functional as these. It also doesn't hurt to make them easy on the eyes<p>The beauty of industrial design …

A Luminaire with Starlight

Provoke your emotions with the beauty of nature exuded by this pendant style luminaire called Ligna. The design is made of solid walnut wood with a …

Design

iKamper's Hardtop One is like a pop-up trailer for your car's rooftop

One of the most annoying aspects of camping is setting up a tent, especially for those of us who are prone to forgetting important things like stakes …

UX4: A Simple & Versatile Bracket System to Build Tables

Home goods brand SWENYO has set out to make DIY furniture that much easier, but also much cooler than you’ve seen in the past. They partnered with …

Body

Lapka BAM is a beautifully designed accessory for your phone that estimates blood alcohol content from a breath sample and allows you to track your …

Articles about island retreat practically embodies simple rugged scandinavian design on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed and built by Stockholm based Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, this dwelling joins a number of structures—such as a boathouse...<p>Make way, Arne and Eero. Forward-looking furniture company Muuto turns the spotlight on 21st-century Scandinavian design.<p>At Dwell on Design NY, Dwell and Volvo explored …

New Marble and Resin Coffee Table Captures the Soothing Beauty of a Blue Lagoon

LA Table is a conceptual design company that disregards the notions of what furniture should look like. Creator and designer of the company, Alexandre Chapelin, takes pride in creating artistic, effortlessly attractive pieces that are as distinctive as each of his clients. As part of his Lagoon …

Giovanni Socci's Incredible Transforming Mechanical Desk

Apparently 19th-Century Italian royalty liked space-saving furniture too<p>Tucked away in the Louvre is this odd-looking elliptical table.<p>A museumgoer …

Let There be Plantlight!

You love plants, plants love light, you love light, you’ll both love the Mygdal plantlight! It’s a revolutionary lighting solution not just because …

Dwell

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Architizer

These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

Deltec’s factory-built houses get their power from solar panels—and incredible gains in efficiency.<p>When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could survive a hurricane. Now one of their main focuses is a different challenge—how to …

Part Industrial, Part Kid.

The guys at Industrial Kid are a fun-loving bunch. For them, each desk should have a splash of color, and their lamp design aims at just that. Built …