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56 sqm Apartment

<b>Words by</b> Gian Marco Tosti <b><br>Published on</b> 25 November 2017 <b><br>Category</b> Architecture<br>This cosy apartment is located in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, and …

Interior Design

Baitasi House of the Future features moving walls controlled by a smart TV

Chinese studio Dot Architects has completed a futuristic home in a traditional Beijing hutong, featuring moveable furniture modules and an extension …

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

The iMac Pro puts a darker spin on a familiar design

The cylindrical Mac Pro was a gorgeous feat of engineering, but that beautiful design also made it tough for Apple to update it regularly with fresh components. No wonder Apple essentially ditched it -- with the newly announced iMac Pro, the company squeezed seriously high-end components into a …

A smartly planned family home

A modern residential project by the Vienna based interior architects from <i>DESTILAT DESIGN STUDIO GmbH</i>, <i>Haus 3M Interior</i> is every inch a contemporary …

This garden house grows enough food for three generations of one family

Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nhia Architects are no strangers to bringing green space indoors, but their new Binh House can actually grow enough food for …

Powerful automation hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

Two-story homes that are too cool to ignore (with plans!)

We love taking a look at all the amazing homes that architects are designing right now, as they always fire up our imaginations for a perfect home of …

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Alternative to Tile Backsplashes

Tile backsplashes, of course, are lovely, but if you don't fancy cleaning all those grout lines, or you're just looking for something a little more …

Multifunctional NOOK is modern single bed that adapts to your needs (Video)

We're big fans of adaptable, multifunctional, "transformer" furniture for a good reason. For one thing, having something that can adapt to the needs …

Furniture

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

A home that restores faith in humanity

Most design schools make it mandatory for a student to do at least one project that revolves around disaster aversion and management. There are a lot …

Inside Muji's design philosophy for a 'pleasant life'

The Japanese company’s top household designer discusses the processes behind the product line<p>It may seem like a stretch to use the look of a company’s main office as a metaphor for how it operates, but in the case of Muji, the Japanese clothing and housewares company, it seems like fair game. As I …

Modern Light Fixtures Turn Into Animals When Illuminated

Tel Aviv-based designer Chen Bikovski couples a contemporary aesthetic with a nostalgic nod to the past to create whimsical works of modern art. Inspired by fond memories of her childhood and interested in experimenting with ambiance, the award-winning designer invented Popup Lighting, a series of …

Our top 2017 IKEA catalogue wish list

Bemz has been a hard-core IKEA fan since our conception over a decade ago. And in true hoarder fashion we’ve saved all our IKEA catalogues, holding onto them as the relics of interior decor that they are.<p>As you can imagine the launch of the new IKEA catalogue is kinda the highlight of our year (we …

IKEA

The quiet but clever Japanese home

Tucked away in the Japanese countryside, the Ritto house is a wonder to behold.<p>From the outside it looks small and unassuming, dwarfed by the …

Shooting Star | Carney Logan Burke Architecture Firm & Design Studio - WY MT

Sitting at the base of Rendezvous Mountain, this 6,200-square-foot house embraces views of the Jackson Hole Ski Resort and surrounding vistas while …

Automated furniture app transforms tiny apartments into mini mansions

Most people don't live in tiny <i>Fifth Element</i> style apartments. But since some of the most popular cities are beginning to feel the squeeze, an idea …

Modern micro living: Yves Béhar unveils robotic house Ori

These days, it seems bigger isn’t better — and with the unveiling of Ori, the intelligent, robotic house system designed by Fuseproject’s Yves Béhar – it’s further confirmation that slim is in.<p>Globally, as domestic spaces shrink and living costs rise, the sheer physical square footage of many homes …

Living Rooms

Surf Road House / Nick Bell D&A

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The concept of this house is to create a space that mirrors its coastal setting, providing both a …

Surfing

22m2 Apartment in Taiwan / A Little Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a renovation project of an old flat which measures 22 sqm and 3.3m in height. Due to the high …