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How to Correctly Design and Build a Kitchen

Before starting the design process, the most important thing is to understand how the kitchen is going to be used. This is a basic approach that any …

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

APA creates warehouse-inspired interior for refurbished London townhouse

Architecture studio APA has renovated a Victorian townhouse in London's Canonbury neighbourhood, creating a bright and open interior intended to …

This person's bot tweets complaints about internet speed

A Reddit user became so frustrated with paying Comcast for 150 mbps internet but not receiving the prescribed speed, so set up a bot using a Raspberry Pi to tweets complaints at the ISP.<p>The bot constantly performs speed tests to check if the internet is up to scratch, and if it drops below 50mbps …

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The new Olympus PEN-F camera is high class in every sense

Camera manufacturer Olympus is celebrating its 80th anniversary by releasing a heritage-style camera that boasts style and high specs.<p>The new PEN-F Digital channels the retro design of the original 1963 PEN camera, but brings with it the technology of the company’s more advanced devices, as well as …

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Foxglove speakeasy by NC Design & Architecture is hidden behind an umbrella shop

This Hong Kong speakeasy by NC Design & Architecture is disguised as an umbrella shop, and is accessed via a secret doorway towards the back of the …

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50 Trendy and Timeless Kitchens with Beautiful Brick Walls

Gone are the days when old brick walls were carefully and meticulously concealed with more polished, modern finishes. They are no longer viewed as an …

Love Your Bathroom Forever: 9 Perfect Features

All those pretty photos on all those pretty home design websites are fun to click through — and maddening when it comes time to make bathroom …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

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Playful Rope Installation Adds Multifaceted Color to Gray Concrete Space

Located in a residential complex in Dumbo, Brooklyn is <i>Prism</i> by artist and architect Ins Esnal. The vibrant linear installation occupies the building's lobby, where its colorful ropes provide a bold contrast to the concrete, industrial-style walls and flooring.<p><i>Prism</i> is constructed with elastic cords …

Heijmans One are movable rentals for young, single-person households.

To battle a tight housing market in Amsterdam that is hard on an ever-increasing number of single renters, Dutch building company Heijmans (which …

Bjarke Ingels On The Future Of Architecture

“With great power comes great responsibility—to quote Spider-Man.”<p>The puckish Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has built his career on defying convention and distancing himself from his peers. When he was asked once about trends in his field, he replied, “We tend to study the works of our dead …

Can’t Make Rent? This Beautiful Squatter’s Home Can Be Built On A Vacant Lot In A Day

An Amsterdam real estate developer wants young people to occupy affordable, moveable homes on properties where building is stalled–and move when construction gets started again.<p>In Amsterdam, like many cities, it’s hard to find an affordable place to live, especially for recent college graduates who …

Man Took the Exact Same Picture Every Day for a Year to Highlight Beijing’s Air Pollution

Beijing’s air quality is infamous, but while statistics and technical facts can be shocking, one Beijing resident wanted to use the power of a …

Subterranean tunnel links Seinäjoki library by JKMM Architects with Aalto's 1965 building

This cavernous copper-clad library was designed by JKMM Architects for Alvar Aalto's historic Seinäjoki civic centre, and was one of three runners up …

'Radical Cities': 3 lessons from Latin America's activist architects

Anyone following the architectural profession at the turn of the millennium might be forgiven for thinking that it was all about splashy icons: Frank …

Zaha Hadid designs a wooden building for Cambodian genocide researchers

<b>News:</b> Zaha Hadid has unveiled designs for a new Cambodian institution made up of five interwoven wooden towers to house the largest archive of …

AA Studio Designs Redevelopment of Disused Dock Building

AA Studio have revealed their plans for the development of Brooklyn's iconic New York Dock Company building, transforming the 230,000 square foot …

New York Public Library abandons Foster's contentious renovation plans

<b>News:</b> Foster + Partners' controversial proposal for a $300 million (£208 million) overhaul of New York Public Library's flagship branch on Fifth …

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King Fahad National Library / Gerber Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Abstract The King Fahad National Library, one of the most important cultural buildings in the Kingdom of …

De Beauvoir House / Scott Architects

De Beauvoir Road is a four-bedroom Victorian terraced house that has been sensitively refurbished and boldly extended as a sculptural form that draws …

Spectacular Geometry Displayed by Andrew Road House in Singapore

<b>A D Lab</b> have completed <b>Andrew Road House,</b> a modern residence located in the Caldecott region of central Singapore. The uneven terrain as well as its …

Office in a former strip club featuring concrete cast against bubble wrap

Swedish designers Toki Drobnjakovic and Per Sundberg have renovated an underground strip club in Stockholm to create a workplace where walls are …

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

Symbiosis Between Old and New: Beautifully Converted Farmhouse in Belgium

Have a look at this lovely farmhouse recently transformed by the architects at Studio Farris into a contemporary family crib! Inside and out, the …

World Architecture Festival 2013 day one winners announced

<b>World Architecture Festival 2013:</b> we're reporting on the World Architecture Festival in Singapore this week. Category winners from the first day …