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IKEA Shopping finds

Ikea shopping in November is fun. All these interiors already set up, nothing to do but look for yours and take it home!<p>Although I wish blackboards …

Numb

Sci-fi and the future of the body imagined

My fascination with sci-fi as a genre lies in the forgiveness with which the public accepts its ideas. Imagination in the sphere of the future is …

Preview: Sibiu, Transylvania, Casa Nicolae AirBnB opened!

By on November 5, 2017 • ( 1 Comment )<p>Here is a preview of the units in the Ethno Inn in Sibiu – a UNESCO gem in this beautiful historic town – a …

Edge Towers, Mississauga Sales Centre opening

At Edge Towers, we’ve pushed the envelope of what Timeless Classic means in a contemporary context.<p>The mix of elegance and sophistication,<p>relaxation …

Re:POST University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Domus - Bridge

| Posted by | Alumni Work, Faculty Work, Work |<p><i>RePost (Regarding Exhibition Publication Opportunities) features ongoing work by Waterloo Architecture</i> …

The Comparison Trap

Judging from her Facebook page, Lisa appears to lead a charmed life. A middle-aged advertising executive, she takes pictures while strolling through …

Metaphoria by Design

4. Rubin Battino, <i>Metaphoria: Metaphor and Guided Metaphor for Psychotherapy and Healing</i>, Norwalk, CT: Crown Publishing Ltd., 2005.<p>5. Ibid., p. xiii. …

The Future Of Retail In The Age Of Amazon

As Jeff Bezos’s juggernaut continues to grow, forward-thinking competitors are finding creative ways to succeed—and be what Amazon can never be.<p>The Mall of America’s terrazzo floors, glazed white like doughnut frosting, ribbon out in every direction, creating a vast mirror maze of consumerism with …

eCommerce

Seeing is Believing

Virtual reality is cementing its presence in architecture and design by using digital visualization to create a new spatial experience.The post …

Bathrooms and closets in construction

Home Offices

We all want to like our work. Some of us do and some of us don’t, no mystery there. Work, understood as one’s predominant activity and usually …

Edit, the DX exhibit

Some<p>of the things<p>that caught my eye.<p>Sometimes it’s better to not read the description,<p>to not be told what you really look at but rather make it up …

Contemporary home in construction, Thornhill

One of the nicest characteristics of contemporary homes is the vastness of the windows.<p>In this home here, we’ve picked up on this and carried it …

Solmar's Edge Towers Celebrating Grand Opening on Saturday

The Mississauga skyline will soon have a new focal point, as marketing heats up for Solmar Development Corporation's Edge Towers, a new three-tower …

Elegant Concrete in a bedroom

How is your gym’s ceiling?

Did you notice how gyms tend to have very uniform floors? It is common sense given the amount of equipment that needs to go on them. Some of the …

Cottage on the lake, moving ahead

MODERN INDUSTRIAL, 16 ways to use steel doors

Reminiscing an older style and reinventing it in a contemporary context is fascinating.<p>Add to that the mystery of doors, places of passage, offering …

Nasa releases image of 'Niagara Falls of lava' on Mars

Nasa has released stunning photos of something like "Niagara falls" on Mars – except even more stunning than the one on Earth.<p>The flows are made of …

Niagara Falls

A Harmonious Home With a Basement Music Venue

The design brief sounded like an architectural dare: use the footprint of a three-storey 1946 house with an attached cinder-block warehouse to create …

This Laneway Home is the Way Forward for Urban Living

Living small means rethinking conventional notions of luxury. Forget conspicuous consumption. What matters is quality of place. This Beaconsfield …

The Voyages Issue: How Do Families Around the World Spend Their Vacations?

Photo essays from around the world by Joakim Eskildsen, Moises Saman, Sim Chi Yin, Mark Neville, Mamadi Doumbouya, Massimo Vitali, Newsha Tavakolian, Justine Kurland and Christopher Anderson.

How Motherhood Affects Creativity

Cultural messages tell women that making art and having children are incompatible pursuits. But science suggests that women may become more creative after having kids.<p>Her labor begins, and she leans back on her bottom, pulling the first baby out of her body with her own hands and teeth. Within five …

Creativity

Fashionable Family! Catherine Zeta-Jones Takes Mini-Me Daughter Carys, 14, to Michael Kors Show

Does Catherine Zeta-Jones‘ daughter have a future in fashion?<p>That career path might not be a shock considering how stylish Carys Zeta looked even …

Hot, New Creations from New York Fashion Week: Pictures

Shoes

Everything You Didn't See Behind-the-Scenes at the Star-Studded Hurricane Relief Telethon

A veritable who’s-who of Hollywood and beyond joined together on Tuesday to raise millions in relief funds for victims of the deadly and devastating …

What to See at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

<b>Now in its second incarnation, the Chicago Architecture Biennial, which officially opens September 16, is angling to become North America’s most</b> …

Chicago

The Listings of the Week: A 10-Bedroom Beach Paradise in Miami, a Golf Course Estate in Portugal and More

Tour the five luxury homes featured in our Listing of the Day series this week<p>A video tour of homes in West Hyannisport, Massachusetts; Coral Gables, …

A 21,000-Square-Foot Hotel Suite? Atlantis by Giardino Unveils the Largest Suite in Europe

The jaw-dropping new Royal Residence occupies three wings of the hotel’s top floor.<p>Already a jet-set hot spot, Zurich’s Atlantis by Giardino hotel …

Got $85 Million To Spend? Have I Got A Condo For You! | Times Square Chronicles

Got $85 Million To Spend? Have I Got A Condo For You!<p>Kitchen, Streeteasy<p>The Atelier Condo at 635 West 42nd Street has commanded attention since it …