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The strange science behind design: materials from unusual sources

From as far back as the story of Adam and Eve, who used fig leaves as makeshift clothing in the Garden of Eden, humans have been imagining ways to use natural materials to clothe themselves. Today's textiles are more inventive and technically advanced than ever as new synthetic-natural hybrids with …

Beautiful Houses: House YM

Today we will show you the beautiful house YM in Mie District, Japan, a project by Fumihito Ohashi Architecture Studio (FOAS). We don't have the …

Interior design ideas: keep it simple - in pictures

An interiors stylist who uses plenty of colour and pattern at work has done the opposite at home, and to great effect

Trippy Portraits by Nicky Barkla

We've seen some great illustrated portraits here before, but it's those out of the box that catch our attention and show the creativity of artists …

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A Family Home with a Black & White Interior

This home in the Czech Republic began as an empty space with just the central staircase installed right in the middle of the ground floor. OOOOX were …

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grain editAyaka Ito

Born and raised in Japan, Ayaka Ito is talented designer that now calls New York her home. Her portfolio is a refreshing mix of identity work and …

Surprise: Snapchat's most popular feature isn't snaps anymore

Stories are now bigger than your self-destructing snaps<p>So, Snapchat's just for sexting, right? Apparently not.<p>Snapchat says that its most popular feature is now its most public, least ephemeral one: Stories. Snapchat tells <i>The Verge</i> that more Stories are now viewed per day than snaps. One billion …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate a Small Bathroom?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about decorating a small bathroom. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

Trending on Remodelista: Scandi Midsummer

The longest day of the year is Saturday, June 21. To celebrate the solstice, the editors over at Remodelista took their cue from the Nordic …

Is This the Best Use of Neutrals, Ever?

The soothing power of simplicity.<p>This modern and relaxing beach house decorated by Rob Southern reveals the soothing power of simplicity.

Sculptural Rotating Lounge Chair Bringing Unique Contemplation Moments

Imagine yourself in your favorite outdoor setting – what would you be resting on? Try the impressive Etazin Lounge Chair as a contemporary …

Scribble: 100,000 Ink Colors Available In One Pen

Proving whatever you can dream may eventually come true, the Scribble Pen is a concept designed by Mark Barker and Robert Hoffman set out to realize …