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Modern Mediterranean Residence Built Around A Pool

Completed in 2015, this outstanding residence was designed and built by Paz Gersh Architects and is located in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. It offers a …

Architecture

Dubai's Futuristic Floating Building by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a towering 21-story property for Dubai featuring the firm's signature futuristic style. The unique design scheme for the <i>Opus Office Tower</i> is essentially a cube with a large void in the center, splitting the building into two structures. They are connected by an …

Skyscrapers

Make way for a new social media icon: the interrobang

It's the ultimate symbol to express excitement and outrage in our shockaholic era<p>At the risk of making my life sound more exciting than it really is, around once a week I find myself staring at my laptop keyboard wondering which of the symbols staring back at me – not to mention those only conjured …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

Lego

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet

<i>“Jesus,” Molly said, her own plate empty, “gimme that. You know what this costs?” She took his plate. “They gotta raise a whole animal for years and then they kill it. This isn’t vat stuff.” She forked a mouthful up and chewed.” – William Gibson</i>, Neuromancer <i>(1984)</i><p>On Monday, August 5th, 2013, at a …

Printer concept trades your bulky inkjet for a Stack of paper

Few people have set out to reinvent desktop printers (at least in ways that don't involve shrinking them). But Mugi Yamamoto has a fresh take on how the office mainstays should work; he's trading the bulk of conventional units for a compact device that sits atop a pile of paper and "eats" its way …

'World's largest building' opens in China complete with artificial sun

A building has opened in China that officials claim is the largest structure in the world — so large that it could fit the Sydney Opera House 20 times over inside its walls. CBS News reports that the New Century Global Center, which opened on June 28th in southwestern China's Sichuan province, is …

Authentic Design

The Birth Of Modern Design<p>In 1908, Adolf Loos, an influential Austrian architect, wrote an essay provocatively titled <i>Ornament and Crime</i>. The modern …

32 Amazing Pebble Garden Paths

Garden paths are important for garden décor, they help to create a mood. Stone paths are a great variant for a garden design close to nature, and …

Typeface Memory Game

For everyone who wishes to enhance their skills at recognizing typefaces in a playful manner. A typeface memory game. With twenty-five pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family, this is a very stylish and interesting typographic concentration game. The kit includes a typographical glossary with the main terms used in typography as well as a text about the evolution of type design, locating in history each one of the fonts used in the game. <b>Get it here.</b>

35 Cool Outdoor Deck Designs

We’ve already told you of some terraces, porches, ponds and fountains to design your garden. Now maybe you need a deck – a place covered with wooden …

Landscaping

Slim Corridors & Courtyard Open Up Narrow Japanese Home

Areas with a long history of dense urban development have a lot of practice when it comes to maximizing light and openness within limited lots. This …

Architecture

Philadelphia Museum of Art

design

china's sky city to become world's tallest building

<b>the world’s tallest building, sky city in changsha, china</b> images courtesy of broad group / different energy<p><b>update (26 july 2013)</b>: the broad group, …

designboom

This Pouch Ensures You Pay Attention To Your Date, Not Your Phone

Blokket blocks cell signals and keeps your phone screen hidden from view.<p>Forget body language–the most effective, ultra-modern way to show someone that you’re into them, you respect them, or you genuinely enjoy their company is to keep your darn hands off your darn phone when you’re hanging out. …

Credit Cards

To Advance Micro-Living Designs, Have Design Students Live in Tiny, Unfurnished Spaces. Yea or Nay?

You've heard the expression that [American] football is a game of inches. So, increasingly, is living in Manhattan.<p>This video of Luke Clark Tyler's …

Product Design

Switch Plates Reinvented: Walhub by Upwell

San Francisco-based Upwell, led by designer Justin Porcano, launched its first product that aims to make your life just a little bit easier. The …

Furniture

design

Quora's David Cole Settles the Apple Logo / Golden Ratio Issue Once and For All

While I understand the appeal of the golden ratio as a rational approach to aesthetics most people would probably agree that it's impossible to …

Quora

florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck: the aftermath

jan 12, 2018<p>in a series of uncanny tree-men-like hybrids, the artist maps an imaginative trail through the woods narrating the absorption of human …

design

Flypass : Auto Baggage Check-In System by Austin Blough

In an environment where stress runs high, a smiling face that knows your name can make all the difference. Thanks to RFID recognition, registered …

yep

design

Okah Original Kit Assembled House by André Söla

<b>Okah Original Kit Assembled House</b> project is basically modular products where user can set various settings with limitless possibilities. It’s an …

Airframe Portable Phone Mount

As the weather continues to warm up in the Northern Hemisphere, our inner-compass begins to spin, urging us onto the open road. To assist with navigation once we heed the call is the handy Airframe portable car mount. This little device from Kenu turns any air vent into a phone mount, allowing the …

Portable