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10 Architects You Should be Following on Instagram

There's no shortage of awesome architects to follow on Instagram. The hashtag #architectureporn alone produces more than 5 million posts, many of …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

The New Apple iPad Pro Evolves Into An Essential For Designers

If you’re already using an Apple iPad, initial improvements delivered by the new Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro can seem deceptively skin deep. Sure, …

IPad Pro

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

Design

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

How to Successfully Create Hardscape: A Guide to Designing, Choosing Materials and Building Landscape Features on Gardenista

Yucca<p>Ask the Expert: 11 Tips for Designing a Water-Conscious Garden<p>by Erin Boyle<p>Tips & Tools<p>10 Best Garden Design Apps for Your iPad<p>by Jeanne Rostaing<p>…

10 top tips to improve your sketching skills

When you are trying to master the art of how to draw and sketch, there are many things to bare in mind. In 3dtotal Publishing’s latest book, 'Masters …

Japanese Soaking Tubs

For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular indoors, too. Relaxing in steaming neck-high water marks the end of each day for many families, a custom catching on in the West as homeowners ask their architects for spa …

Is the treehouse the pinnacle of sustainable living? - CNN Style

Written by Katy Scott, CNN<p>Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches.<p>In an instant, plain-planked interiors propped in the trees transformed into faraway lands, forts and hideaways.<p>Brothers Andy and Simon Payne were no different. Growing up in Kenya, …

The Top Architecture Résumé/CV Designs

A few months ago we put out a call for the best architecture résumé/CV designs. Between ArchDaily and ArchDaily Brasil we received over 450 CVs from …

53 Best Backyard Landscaping Designs For Any Size And Style

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Why landscape architects are the urban designers of tomorrow

At a recent Landscape Architecture Foundation summit, it became clear the profession has a big role in shaping the future of our cities<p>For landscape architects, the ground has shifted in serious ways over the last few decades. Earlier this summer in Philadelphia, at a mid-June summit organized by …

10 Places to Find Design Inspiration Online

Creativity is magical, not magic.<p>I wish I could say I came up with that clever adage, but I have the deep dark corners of the Internet to thank for …

Graphic Design

Morpholio Brings Ease to Architectural Drawings with ScalePen

Prior to CAD, design students, architects, and the like, used technical pens for drafting, when there weren’t any buttons to undo what you just did. …

A Cozy, Scandinavian-Inspired Loft in Lithuania

Indrė Sunklodienė, of Interjero Architektė (InArch), is an interior architect from Vilnius, Lithuania who completed this 85 square meter (approx. 915 …

Interior Design

Kona Modular Lounge &

Kona Modular Lounge & Tablet Table<p>The Kona Lounge Collection is a modular seating group equipped with interesting surface accessories, storage and …

16 Lists to Make to Jump-Start Your Career in 2016

If you want to get a headstart on your New Year's resolutions, it's time to get organized.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>There's nothing I love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when …

Productivity

Making and Taking: 2015's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

<i>Chicago Riverwalk Marina Plaza. Photo courtesy of Sasaki Associates.</i><p>For broken, derelict, and underutilized urban space, 2015 was a good year. In North American cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Toronto and elsewhere, landscape architects contributed to the 'urban renaissance' …

Grovemade Debuts New Tabletop Collection

Best known for their premium tech accessories, Grovemade is now venturing into the kitchen with their brand-new Grovemade Tabletop Collection. The …

Furniture

Michael Rotondi on His Approach to Designing Sacred Spaces

<i>There are few challenges within architecture as distinctive as designing religious or spiritual spaces. While these projects share the functional</i> …

Spirituality

Articles about 7 modern homes wood burning stoves on Dwell.com - Dwell

We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of …

Burn Your Portfolio – Michael Janda – Design Book Review

Burn Your Portfolio: Stuff they don’t teach you in design school, but should, a book by Michael Janda.<p>Written with a great sense of humor and much …

Book Reviews

Articles about 8 space saving hacks small kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small-space decorating can be a challenge—few people know this better than Manhattanites.<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and laundry room.<p>As we wrap up …

The Best Houseplants You (Probably) Won’t Kill

When it comes to indoor plants, men don’t have a reputation for green thumbs. But plant life is important: it can improve your home’s decor and feng …

Articles about high design vacation home perfectly captures its peaceful setting on Dwell.com - Dwell

A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.<p>By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...<p>A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally …

Articles about cozy home portland under 800 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>A 196-square-foot …

Articles about tiny outbuilding perfect indoor outdoor retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

On an undesirable lot in Mexico City, architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki created a stacked home and lush garden.<p>It is not easy to design the interior of a tiny house without making compromises in style or functionality.<p>With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put …

Workflow Video: Landscape Via Photoshop

This video builds off of the post from last week explaining the workflow I used to add landscaping elements via Photoshop. There was a lot of …

Portfolio Creation Part 2: Initial Setup

After preparing the study model for the portfolio page, this next video discusses the initial setup of the Photoshop document, as well as some basic …