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Bathrooms and closets in construction

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 …

Shopping

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 …

Design

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 …

Houses

Elegant Concrete in a bedroom

Concrete

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 …

Interior Design

Cottage on the lake, moving ahead

Cottages now,<p>all about a comfortable enjoyment of exquisite landscape, friends and family, bathing and playing<p>Moving towards completion,<p>this …

Design

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 …

Steel

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 …

Planets

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 …

Prince

This Laneway Home is the Way Forward for Urban Living | Designlines

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

Lofts

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 …

Bella Hadid

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 …

DJ Khaled

What to See at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

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

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 …

Luxury

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 …

Historic Palace Where Nuns Once Lived Outside Florence, Italy, is Reborn

Villa Capponi, built in the 14th and 15th centuries, will feature 14 units boasting views of formal gardens and hills<p>Dmitry Kulish speaks …

Europe

Where to find the biggest investment returns according to Coutts: Classic cars are better than luxury properties

Splashing some cash on a classic car isn't just good for your image, it's actually the best asset in which to invest in terms of returns when it …

Forget Dorms: Increasingly, International Parents Buy Luxury Condos for Kids Attending U.S. Colleges

From New York to Miami, a look at what families are looking for to house their kids as they go back to school<p>Tuition may be costly in the U.S., but …

Beautiful Luxury Vintage Bicycle

Vintage Luxury Bicycles is a Spanish brand that imagines and redesigns vintage bicycles with Japanese art. They enhanced an old Colinago bike by …

Technology to Help the Whole Family Get Back-to-School

From managing schedules to making good grades, new technologies are essential school supplies<p>Depending on your perspective, this is either the …

A Uniquely Spacious London Flat in a Prime Location

The Queen’s Gate apartment is suited for entertaining, and also has some musical connections<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location</b>: London, England<p><b>Price</b>: £4.5 …

INTERVIEW: Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker on how biomimicry can improve happiness and creativity in the workplace

If you’ve ever admired the work ethic of an ant colony and wished you could apply those principles to your company, you’ll do well to check out Dr. …

Biomimicry

Monumental inverted pyramid home in Spain will blow your mind

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all when it comes to home architecture, along comes one of the most imaginative homes yet. This inverted pyramid …

Design

8 Annoying Things All Architects Do

Contrary to how Hollywood movies portray the quintessential architect—creative, sensitive, and virtually flawless—architects are a diverse bunch of …

Bjarke Ingels

Remember the phone booth? Chat Loop..

Nostalgia often sparks creativity. Here is a novel take on the phone booth and the whole concept of private talk reinvented in a felt-covered …