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Hive-Like Residential Platonian Tower Rises as Stacked Geometric Modules in Peru

Insert a cube into a dodecahedron and you've created a unique living space with room for expansion. Now stack these bodies together and you have a …

Articles about gut renovation transforms tiny manhattan apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>This …

Norman Foster On Designing Apple’s $5 Billion “Spaceship” Campus

Take a peek inside the development of Apple’s new spaceship headquarters in this newly released video.<p>Apple is building an amazing new campus with Norman Foster that is estimated to cost $5 billion–a billion dollars more than the new World Trade Center complex. That is due to an Apple-like …

Procedurally generated sci-fi game Proven Lands hits Kickstarter, Steam Greenlight

<i>Proven Lands</i>, thesetales' procedurally generated, sci-fi sandbox survival game, is currently collecting votes via Steam Greenlight and funds through Kickstarter.<p><i>Proven Lands</i> draws inspiration from games and franchises such as Star Trek, <i>Don't Starve,</i> The Sims and <i>Starbound</i>. The five-episode game …

Family Apartment Becomes A Spacious Apartment for One

Flavio Castro of FC Studio took this compartmentalized, family apartment and turned it into the perfect space for a young, single person in …

Beautiful Houses: House Serengeti

Today we will show you the beautiful House Serengeti in Johannesburg, South Africa, a project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. The house is …

Architect Identity by Alex Pogrebniak

Marina Benzyk – Architect Visual Identity.<p>Look at this sophisticated visual identity for Marina Benzyk, a Polish architect. Alex Pogrebniak, a Lodz, …

Graphic Design

Ronwe Limited – Brand Identity by Dominik Pacholczyk

Ronwe Limited – Branding.<p>Freelance graphic designer and art directer Dominik Pacholczyk from Lodz, Poland has designed this modern brand identity for …

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to …

Beautiful Houses: Loft Conversion

This week we will show you the beautiful transformation loft conversion in Terrassa, Spain, a project by Egue & Seta. The details of the project on …

New Word of the Day: dataSTICKIES

YD’s resident Design Strategist Hideshi Hamaguchi, who also happens to be the innovator of the USB Stick will be pleasantly surprised to see his …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

RGB Lighting Technology from 3form

Imagine bringing the edgy, sleek lighting technology of a club to building facades, walls and partitions. 3form‘s RGB Technology does that, and does …

Furniture

Faceted Wall Tiles by Levi Fignar for KAZA Concrete

Created for KAZA Concrete by designer Levi Fignar, who was inspired by Polygonal Architecture, Crisp wall tiles will not only add dimension to your …

Swiss Company Turns Cremated Human Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza compresses ashes into what they call “memorial diamonds,” letting people live second lives as precious jewelry.<p>History is filled with rich rulers who were buried blinged-out in emeralds, diamonds, and other precious gems. But it’s only recently that humans themselves can literally become …

There's Something Fishy About the Triton Oxygen Respirator

Produced in collaboration with the Designers Accord in 2011, our Sustainability in 7 video series has aged quite well, if we say so ourselves. …

TRITON Oxygen Respirator Allows You to Breathe For a Long Period of Time Underwater

Someone said to me once you try scuba diving, you’ll get addicted to it. There’s something about underwater world that makes you pause for a moment …

Autograph The Best

Steve Jobs may have intended the iPhone to be carried naked because of its Good Design, but he probably didn’t take into consideration the elements, …

Get All Glove.ly This Season – WIN 5 Classic Touch Screen Gloves

Are you seriously going to risk frosted-fingers because you can’t use your smartphone with regular gloves? Think innovative and think design…think …

Netatmo Thermostat by Philippe Starck

Netatmo has worked together with Philippe Starck to launch its next innovative product: <b>Netatmo Thermostat</b>. As a company that develops consumer …

Duffy London's MK1 Mini Transforming Table Morphs from Coffee Console to Dining Space in Seconds

Duffy London is really good at giving everyday furniture essentials fun, design-savvy flair. Most recently, we saw their swinging table at this …

The Sproutling: Why A Fitbit For Babies Might Be Brilliant

Sproutling shares exclusive new details on how they’re building the first big baby wearable–an idea that isn’t nearly as absurd as it may sound.<p>“Think the Nike Fuelband–for babies! Suckling gamification! Wet diaper alerts! Potty training achievements! An altimeter that tracks standing! And a …

Schofield Watch Company: Blacklamp

Since Schofield Watch Company's Signalman was released, its designer Giles Ellis has been riding his self-made wave of design-inspired success right into the upper echelons of modern horology. With his second timepiece, the Blacklamp, Ellis has taken his successful design and refined so much that …

Dedalo by Gradosei for Formabilio

Italian design studio Gradosei has created the Dedalo dining table for Formabilio.<p>Description<p>The essentiality of two identical trapezoidal shapes, …

Contemporary Collection O from THG-Paris Decorating Luxury Bathrooms

The luxury brand, THG-Paris has created together with Christofle, a leader in French silver and decorative arts, an elegant contemporary collection …

Kurt Brunner / bergmeisterwolf architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Next to the Chapel, Farmstead b, Sterzing<p>The site is situated in a little village, above Sterzing, on a …

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Beautiful Houses: New Arbat Apartment

This week we will show you a beautiful and modern apartment in Moscow, Russia, a project by SL*Project. We don't have details about the project but …

Herman Miller Re-Introduces Rudder Table by Noguchi

First released in 1949, the Rudder Table by Isamu Noguchi is being re-introduced by Herman Miller as part of their Herman Miller Collection. The …

BungaJungle, A Magnetic iPad-Supporting Snake

With just hours left before the weekend, the Bungajungle is unlikely to be beaten for the week’s best-named gadget. It’s also a pretty fantastic-looking iPad stand, with enough flexibility (pun most definitely intended) to double up as a stand for your MacBook.<p>The Bungajungle is a bendable, …