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Fascinating Family Residence in Taiwan Brings the Playground Indoors!

A home that encourages family members to spend quality time together instead of wasting endless hours camped in front of the television – that is an …

Interior Design

Multi-Million Dollar Lakeshore Property Infused with Nautical Vibrancy

This Okanagan Lakeshore Home showcases plenty of details helpful in your search for the perfectly mixed design. Spreading over 7,572 square feet on a …

Minimalist Penthouse Design in Budapest Treasuring Functionality

Located in the 11th district of Budapest, Hungary, in Madárhegy near Budaörs, this <b>minimalist penthouse</b> envisioned by <b>Adamdesign Bels?építész Studio</b> …

Sprawling Tribeca Triplex Boasting Mid-Century and Modern Design Elements

<b>Amy Lau Design</b> recently completed the development of a mid-century Tribeca triplex in New York, United States. This design connoisseur’s sprawling …

Café-like Atmosphere Exuded by Original Apartment in Taiwan

Ganna Design Studio completed <b>Overlap</b>, an original apartment especially envisioned for a young couple in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Both of the owners are …

Cosmopolitan Shanghai Apartment Delivering a Fresh State of Mind

Coping with the pollution and busy life of Shanghai, China, architecture studio <b>Taranta Creations</b> developed a fresh apartment design. This modern …

Spacious Modern Loft in Kiev Decorated with Stylish Details and Framed Cityscapes

This modern Kiev loft spreads over 270 square meters of minimalist space dotted with eye-catching details. Slava Balbek and Sasha Ivasiv‘s …

Visualizing a Sophisticated Penthouse Design in Stunning 3D Rendering

Close your eyes and imagine your dream home. Anything you might come up with, it can be done. Whether you’re looking for elegance, sobriety and …

Striking Chicago Loft Artistically Displaying the Owner’s Guitar Collection

This striking Chicago loft is located in a famous building that once housed the National Biscuit Company in the West Loop neighborhood, now known as …

Spacious Family Home Boasting Sophisticated Details and a Charming Color Palette

Seen from the street, this elegant home showcases a modern architecture imagined by Carlisle Homes. One in a series of contemporary dwellings located …

Modern Design Enhanced by Elements of Surprise: Bayfield Residence

A modern architecture approach, good proportions, spacious rooms and elements of surprise define the <b>Bayfield Residence</b>, a project recently presented …

Eclectic Apartment Inspiring Playfulness and Fun in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a city of contrasts, youthfulness and free spirits. To capture the essence of this vibrant city, Belgian designer, Maxime Jacquet, …

Luxurious Two-level Apartment in Miami Enhanced by Textural Diversity

Located in Miami, Florida, USA, this luxurious two-level apartment envisioned by <b>Mila Design</b> showcases an intriguing mix of materials and textures. An …

Modern Atmosphere Recreated in a Duplex Apartment in Shanghai

Inspired by the urban, cosmopolite vibe of Shanghai, SKEW Collaborative redesigned the <b>Wulumuqi Road Apartment</b>. Located at the top-floor of a …

Sustainable and Playful Two-Storey Beach House Near the Atlantic

Dreaming of a sunny beach near the Atlantic? How about moving into a house that mirrors the freedom of the ocean? We’ve spotted <b>the</b> <b>Sea project</b>, a …

Luxury Opera Penthouse with Inspiring Armani Design Décor in Israel

<b>Opera Penthouse</b> is an exclusive home located at the 31st floor of a residential complex built on a cliff in Netanya, Israel. Gorgeously decorated …

1960s Beach Home Turned into Spectacular Modern A-Frame Residence

This striking looking <b>A-Frame Residence</b> is the result of an architecture conversion delivered by New York City-based studio <b>Bromley Caldari Architects</b>. …

Cozy Apartment Exhibiting Diverse Textures in Kiev: House S

Visualized by <b>Igor Sirotov</b>, <b>House S</b> displays an elegant modern interior and stands for a 230 sq.m. (2,475 sq.ft) apartment in Kiev, Ukraine. The …

Seaside Retreat in Norway Displaying a Charming Wooden Exterior

Overlooking Holmestrand and the fjords, this seaside retreat in suburban Oslo comes with a charming appeal. Designed by Schjelderup Trondahl …

Tour an Artist's Chic Compact West Village Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Carly Berlin <b><br>Location:</b> West Village, NYC <b><br>Size:</b> 700 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3 years, renting<p>Part home, part professional art studio, Carly's …

The Apartment of Perfect Brightness in Beijing

The Apartment of Perfect Brightness is a project completed by New York and California-based asap/ adam sokol architecture practice pllc. The 2500 …

Interior Design

Who Knew a Relaxing Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers?

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream home.<p>Architect Maria Jose Trejos loves modern lines and clean shapes, so when photographer Sergio Pucci asked her to build him a live-work space on a 6,240-square-foot …

Why We Need to Rethink Open Offices

Having an open floor isn't a bad thing, but to encourage people to produce their best work you need private working spaces as well.<p><i>This story first appeared on the Huffington Post.</i><p>One morning last week, I arrived at my desk -- one of the hundreds arranged in long rows throughout the Huffington Post …

The Workplace

Don Giovanni and the Universe: Aldous Huxley on How the Moon Illuminates the Complementarity of Spirituality and Science

“The universe throws down a challenge to the human spirit… We have a right to our moods of sober exultation.”<p><i>“The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote shortly before his death. Two decades earlier, he had found a lyrical …

Speech, Action, and the Human Condition: Hannah Arendt on How We Invent Ourselves and Reinvent the World

“The smallest act in the most limited circumstances bears the seed of the same boundlessness, because one deed, and sometimes one word, suffices to change every constellation.”<p><i>“An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word ‘love’ — is a process,</i> …

Power and Tenderness: Robert Penn Warren on Democracy, Art, and the Integrity of the Self

“[Art] is the process by which, in imagining itself and the relation of individuals to one another and to it, a society comes to understand itself, and by understanding, discover its possibilities of growth.”<p><i>“The poets (by which I mean all artists),”</i> James Baldwin wrote in his exquisite 1962 …

Literature