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Rural Idaho home by Olson Kundig has gadgets and gizmos aplenty

An entire glass wall swings upward to open this spacious retreat to the landscape of the American West – one of several inventive features …

Architecture

Courtyard provides focal point for Seattle home by MW Works

Seattle architecture firm MW Works has helped a couple to self-build this home, which is organised around a courtyard and clad in weathered reclaimed …

Architecture

How to Upgrade Your Small Business's Website Through Purpose-Driven Design

Here are four simple rules to help get started.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small businesses no longer have an excuse for providing their customers with subpar digital experiences. Regardless of your vertical or size, your business needs a solid central …

Small Business

Top 10 Most Influential Fonts in Graphic Design

10 highly professional fonts that had a strong influence on the history and evolution of contemporary typography and graphic design.Of course, there …

The Imperfect Beauty of Concrete Countertops

Unique styling and durability are just a couple of the reasons that concrete countertops have become so popular. A far cry from the early versions, …

Kitchen Flooring Ideas That Are Unforgettable

The floor may not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen — but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2018

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Diabetes: The Silent Scourge

Diabetes: The Silent Scourge is a great 2-page spread infographic designed by Adolfo Arranz for the Today newspaper in Singapore. A worldwide growing …

Electrocardiography Basics

Electrocardiography Basics is a new infographic science illustration poster design by Eleanor Lutz at TabletopWhale.com for Nerdcore Medical. You can …

A modern dream home

Building your dream home comes with a lot of costs and risks, but seeing your final creation come to life is the best feeling in the world. This …

These Flower Portraits Will Leave You Breathless

Prepare yourself to be awestruck by Vicki Rawlins's flower portraits; using rose petals for lips and twigs for cheekbones, the Chicago-based artist collects pieces of mother nature in a bag and then painstakingly lays them out in her studio to create masterpieces. "Nothing taped, nothing glued, …

This High-Tech Tent Could Be the Future of Camping

A group of Korean designers have conceived a futuristic shelter that generates its own energy and amplifies nature’s sounds inside<p>For those who prefer the comforts of home to pitching a tent in the great outdoors, a new innovation could make you rethink roughing it. The past few years have seen a …

A Fearless Storm Chaser Takes Astonishing Photos

Jason Weingart was there when the the widest tornado ever recorded struck El Reno, Oklahoma in May of 2013, the same one that killed three …

Why the risk of the 'Big One' in B.C. is heightened every 14 months

Roughly every 14 months, for about a two week period, seismologist Alison Bird won't park underground.<p>That's because she knows the chances are higher …

The Porsche 911 Targa Reimagined by Singer Is All About the Details

Can an old 911 restored by a Californian shop actually be worth $500,000?<p>The gearbox. It's a Euro-spec six speed G50/21 out of a 993-generation 911 with some "special bits" inside. The result is the most satisfying manual transmission you'll ever use. Each shift slickly notches into gear. Rev …

Sam Smith

18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>1 of 18<p>Chocolate Energy Bites<p>These yummy treats from Cooking Classy combine almond butter, honey, and oats with chocolate for a decadent-tasting treat.<p>2 of 18<p>Chocolate Chip Trail Mix Balls<p>This recipe is from our cookbook, <i>Meals on the Run</i>. Not only are …

Dessert

Mid-Century Modern America: 10 Classic Houses for the Ages - Interior Design Inspirations

Icons of midcentury modern design by the likes of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen and Marcel Breuer still stand across …

Arduino UNO Guitar Pedal

pedalSHIELD UNO is an open-source Arduino UNO programmable guitar pedal.<p>The idea is to build a guitar pedal with easy-to-find parts and have fan …

10 logos that make clever use of negative space

The human brain is a wonderful device. When there's something missing in a scene, it tries to fill in what's not there and make sense of it. And if …

Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

The khan's ruthless tactics and loyal horde swept across Asia. One territory after another fell under the overwhelming force of the Mongol Empire, which would eventually stretch from the eastern shores of China. A series of successful forays in Hungary and Poland made even Europe seem within reach …

Recreating The Italian Job in a Lamborghini Miura

We celebrate the original supercar’s 50th birthday with a drive to remember<p>Once. Just once. That’s how many times Italian designer Marcello Gandini …

Sports Cars

Case Inlet Retreat

Facing westward to afford sunset views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound, this Case Inlet Retreat contrasts its wooden location with a …

Architecture

Don't Waste Time And Money - Decide What The Proper Gear Is For You

One thing that we photographers have in common is that we love gear. It is some mechanism built inside our heads that somehow makes us want to have …

News | Top Gear

Potential electric concept - ‘Aesthetics Progressive Luxury’ - needs to be built<p>5 Jul 2018<p>0<p>First pics revealed of prototype e-tron's interior. …

Roadsters

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

This San Francisco Home Is An Urban Oasis For A Family Of Four

“Give us an urban oasis, something minimal and modern but warm with a seamless flow from inside to out”, that was the mandate from the clients, a …

Volvo’s Latest “Twin Engine” Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain Explained – Feature

Volvo’s Twin Engine plug-in hybrid branding might not be completely accurate—so far, each iteration of the theme has incorporated only a single engine, as well as an attendant electric motor or two—but the newest version is quite novel nonetheless. While the “T8” Twin Engine setup in the XC90 SUV …

How to shoot a moving day to night timelapse (With a Canon body and a Nikon lens)

Time lapses that transition from day to night (or vice versa) are considered the Holy Grail of time lapses. Aside from the actual tactics of taking a …

Herman Miller's 12 Rules To Design By

<i>In this post originally published on Metropolis</i><i>, former ArchDaily Managing Editor Vanessa Quirk</i> <i>explores a client's expectations, and how Nicholas</i> …

Nils Holger Moormann designs minimal interior for "inconspicuous" Volkswagen Bus

German designer Nils Holger Moormann has transformed a Volkswagen T6 bus into a mobile home away from home (+ slideshow).<p>Having spent many business …