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10 Coolest Tokyo Hotels Where You'll Overstay Your Welcome

When you’re surrounded by neon lights, high-end shopping, sushi and cherry blossoms, you know you’ve found your way to Tokyo.<p>Being the world’s …

Japan

Architect turns old cement factory into incredible fairytale home - and the interior will blow you away

When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early …

Moscow Designer's Tiny Apartment with Tons of Built-In Storage Solutions

…and an unwanted, spectral visitor<p>Alireza Nemati lives in Moscow, where he and his wife live in a tiny apartment—just 35 square meters (about 375 …

Interior Design

Behind Our Obsession With Cutaways, The Oldest Form Of Information Design

In a new book, data designers Juan and Samuel Velasco investigate why the artform holds such enduring appeal.<p>The field of information design is driven by a desire to investigate concepts visually. Data journalists examine the facts, peering underneath the hood of a story to explore the data behind …

Witness The Way Of Designer Minimalism In China's Wei Yi Residence

Look beyond the smog and crowds and you'll find a hidden gem in Purified Residence by Wei Yi Design, a stunning private villa located in Nanjing, …

The 'internet of things' is going to invade your home, whether you like it or not

In the coming years, chips and digital components are going to creep into everyday objects and appliances. It promises to transform how we interact with our possessions — but also poses huge security risks, could drastically undermine privacy, and even poses a threat to the very concept of …

Books to Teach You Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

This was the year I ditched my digital organizing system and started using lovely planners with thick, smooth paper. I bought my first fountain pen …

Between: Monotype’s Newest Typeface, Over Easy

<i>Have you designed your own typeface, created a compelling typographic project, or hand lettered your own work? Enter it into the Typography and</i> …

5 Ways to Keep Your Productivity High All Day

Ever hear of the Ivy Lee productivity method? You're about to.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a few things we can actually control in our life; sadly, time isn't one of them. But we can control how productively we use it. Certainly we need to: Most of us have …

10 irresistible kitchen counters

While planning a kitchen, it is essential to ensure that the kitchen counter is practical alongside being visually appealing such that it fits the …

Surprise! Watching A $2.6 Million Watch Get Made Is Gorgeous

Patek Philippe's complicated wrist watch is process porn for billionaires<p>Nice watches live in a weird world of engineering and opulence. This video …

A Table That Seamlessly Blends Walnut and Brass

Wüd Furniture Design's gorgeous Nola Dining Table<p>Brass and walnut are two great tastes that taste great together. But I've never seen the two …

“Menna” Trend Has Men Wearing Beautifully Complex Henna Designs All Over Their Bodies

The art of henna—a practice used to adorn bodies with decorative patterning—is often associated with women. It’s famously used in weddings, seen on brides for good luck as they’re about to say “I do.” There are, however, men who choose to have this same practice applied to their skin. Nicknamed …

Magno: The Magnetically Controlled Pencil

Magno is a 2mm lead mechanical pencil that uses magnetic propulsion technology for ease of use and to get rid of attachments that most other pencils …

Here Are All the Age and Weight Requirements You Must Meet to Eat at Japan's New Naked Restaurant

It's recommended you be under a certain weight to do so.<p>According to Mashable, Tokyo is opening a restaurant called The Amrita where everyone will be able to dine naked … though customers should be advised they measure height and weight at the door and discourage anyone 15 kilograms above "the …

Don’t Always Follow the Hype: Steer Clear of These Web Design Pitfalls

Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components and features. Attitudes and …

8 board games to try if you love video games

<i>Owen Duffy is a journalist, dad and board game expert from Glasgow. His blog,</i> <i>Cardboard Sandwich</i><i>, is devoted to board games, card games, roleplaying</i> …

We found a copy of Prince's 1994 video game. You're welcome.

Did you know Prince was the star of his very own (sort of) video game?<p><i>Prince Interactive</i> surfaced in 1994, right when the introduction of CD-ROMs was …

Star Trek

What Women Really Think of Your Trendy Menswear

Three fashion experts weigh in on how not to embarrass yourself.<p>It can't be argued; we've reached peak menswear. Well, it <i>can</i> be argued, but then you'd be ignoring the thousands of blog pages dedicated to pocket squares, the miles-long lines outside Supreme, the peacock parade on Instagram, and the …

15 Fun Products to Help You Get Organized

Getting organized is easy when you have the right products to help you out. These novel items are just what you need to keep your home or office …

Geoff Manaugh's 'A Burglar's Guide to the City' is a unique take on urban planning

Despite its title, Geoff Manaugh's "A Burglar's Guide to the City" won't teach you how to break into houses. It won't help you outsmart wily cat burglars with ingenious home alarm systems, either. Instead, it explores something a lot weirder and more interesting: Manaugh argues that burglary is …

Future skylines: 2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition - CNN Style

Written by Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>Rain-making buildings and a bee hive-like tower covered in buzzing drones -- these are the structures that could shape the skylines of the future.<p>Both concepts were submitted to the annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition, which invites young architects and designers from …

Inside the Radical Airline Cabins of the Future

Earlier this week, airplane manufacturer Airbus revealed renderings of a sharp new interior cabin designed by a surprising team of designers. Set to debut in 2017, the cabin, which the company has named Airspace, was actually conceived with the help of the social media sphere. Airbus studied the …

Information Overload

A Designer Dreams Up a Fossil-Free Houseboat for a Post-Apocalyptic Future

Tshepo Mokholo is an architect-turned-designer whose goal is to bring about inner city change through better design.<p>South Africa's Tshepo Mokholo has imagined a fossil-fuel-free houseboat for a future nomadic laborer who might travel by river to the city they work in and return home for the weekend …

13 Must-Have Items to Declutter Your Desk

Do you have loose paper fluttering around your work space? Does everything on your desk compete for your attention and make it hard to work? Do you spend at least ten minutes every day looking for that one document, folder or stray paper clip? Whether you’re a working stiff like us or cramming for …

Productivity

The life-size BB-8 is real and you can get one this year

NEW YORK — The rumored life-size BB-8 droid from <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is real, everyone, and you’ll be able to roll it around your house later …

Star Wars

The Lost Fox – Limited Edition Screen Prints

A selection of limited edition screen prints from The Lost Fox.<p>The Lost Fox is a collaboration between illustrator Dan Forster and printmaker Jan …

Our Graphic Designer's 8 Favorite Packaging Designs of 2015

Our graphic designer Tim McSweeney is the unsung hero of the Food52 <i>look</i>—he's behind the composition of our web pages, including colors, styling, fonts, and the icons. Every email we send you is designed by Tim (even those cute illustrations that crop up on certain images), every banner, every …

Nurturing Bird Adopts Store-Bought Egg and It Unexpectedly Hatches

You'd never expect a store-bought egg to hatch, but one family was in for a surprise. In the United States, eggs are refrigerated, which diminishes any chance of them actually hatching (even if you tried to incubate one). Japan, however, keeps their fresh, unfertilized eggs at room temperature, and …