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In the Hamptons, a Modern Beach House Where All You Need To Bring is a Toothbrush

The home’s furnishings were carefully selected by the architect, including the art collection<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> <b>Amagansett, New York</b> <b><br>Price:</b> …

Paul McCartney

Viceroy Gets Their Feet Wet in Panama

Overwater bungalows seem to be popping up across the globe lately—and we’re definitely not complaining. The latest brand to dip their toes into the …

A Design Lover's Guide to Downtown Los Angeles

Occupied by a creative couple, this Downtown Los Angeles loft is a vibrant and textured home. Nina Hans is Creative Director of Weekday Studio, a …

How Ove Arup Brought Engineers Out Of The Shadows

The legendary engineer’s building philosophy has never been more relevant. This summer, he’s getting his first major museum retrospective.<p>In 1956, the Danish architect Jørn Utzon’s won the competition to build the Sydney Opera House with a visionary charcoal sketch of the now-iconic design. The …

Architecture

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 …

Drones Capture Disparity Between Rich and Poor in South Africa – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

These minimalist 'Game of Thrones' GIFs are a mesmerizing, cutesy take on the dark series

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season six.</i><p>The "Game of Thrones" fandom is known for its artistic approach to celebrating the epic series. From large-scale art installations to miniature paper shields, we never tire of seeing artists' and designers' interpretations. One artist in …

How to Choose the Right Paving and Decking Material

While lawns have their place, at least part of the garden floor needs paving or some kind of hard surface to make it easy to move around in, and to create outdoor sitting and dining areas. In smaller gardens, every inch of space is valuable, particularly if you like to entertain outside. A hard …

Seeing double: is Hangzhou's new construction the Chinese twin towers?

Hangzhou already boasts a copycat Eiffel Tower, while other Chinese cities have versions of Manhattan and Tower Bridge. But the firm behind the Zhejiang Gate Towers says any resemblance to New York’s World Trade Center is unintentional<p>Hangzhou, a city in eastern China with a population of 9 …

Dropbox adds new sharing features and a nifty document scanner

But will you give the company any money?<p>Dropbox announced a handful of new features today, including a new scanner for its iOS app that can identify and remember printed text. Now, Dropbox's mobile app will let you snap a photo of any document containing text, and the software will automatically …

Apps

9 Cheap Ways to Make Your Apartment Look Chic

That Eames chair can wait.<p>God knows how long it's been since you've lived in a dorm, so why do you still struggle so much with decorating an adult space? We have one (big) guess: money. But there *is* a way to make your digs look chic on a dime. Enter: Caroline Burke.<p>Burke, 29, helped found the New …

Home Decorating

The Rainforest House

The Rainforest House (Casa Na Mata) is a stunning retreat nestled in the dense vegetation of the Brazilian rainforest. Located on the coast of the …

These Radical Ideas Show How Nature Can Inform Sustainable Design

The latest Biomimicry Global Design Challenge winners take their inspiration from the original innovation master.<p>Before humans ever conceived of sustainable design, nature was doing a good job. Plants and animals have evolved to use energy efficiently, to be multi-functional yet balanced, and to …

23 Space-Savvy Home Offices that Utilize their Corner Space

Eking out that extra few square feet for the home office is a task that is hard enough, but maximizing this space further takes the challenge to a …

Interior Design

Luxury living room set – 70 modern interior design ideas

Gray and red striped wall – large vases attractive floor Airy delicate curtains Blue Sea cushions and the surface of the table Geometric patterns – …

Luxury glass home is tied with a ribbon

The three story (plus basement) home is mostly glazed, with a bright white ribbon-like facade helping to define its shape. The interior comprises a …

Architecture

House in Ramat Gan / Ella Sahar

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A story that begins with a cube<p>In the cube-shaped family home there is a striking interplay between open …

Architecture

Contemporary or Modern? The Beginner’s Guide to Interior Design Styles

Interior design is a form of art. Creating a space that perfectly reflects our personality, inspirations, and ambitions is not an easy task. …

A Cultural Centre of Greenland: Brilliant Example of Modern Urban Nordic Architecture

Katuaq means drumstick in Greenlandic but it is also the name of the cultural house of Greenland placed in the centre of Nuuk. The beautiful house …

Luxury interior design and simple sophistication

Good design isn’t about following trends. According to Miriam Fanning, principal at Mim Design, the reverse is true: good design is what leads …

20 Black And White Bathroom Ideas That Will Never Go Out Of Style

This classic color scheme is the epitome of elegant style.<p>From sleek city bathrooms to rustic farmhouses, these two colors never fail to lift the aesthetic of a space.

Concept of the Ideal Kitchen Decorating for Minimalist House

Kitchen decor must be a slightly confusing part in deciding of how your kitchen will be. The first thing to do before starting to decorate your …

Home of the Day: Cool and contemporary in the hills of Studio City

On a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking the Santa Monica Mountains and valley floor, this newly constructed home features an open-concept floor plan, high ceilings and lots of natural light. Bedrooms designed with dedicated outdoor patios and a living room with walls of glass facilitate the home's …