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Modern house with wild roof is all about the light

Each shed-like roof features a skylight<p>As any avid Curbed reader knows, there’s more than one way to bring natural light into a home. We’ve seen glass walls and massive light-diffusing screens, giant holes and raised structures. But with the Roof House in Copenhagen, Danish architect Sigurd Larsen …

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Google For Jobs: Potential To Disrupt The $200 Billion Recruiting Industry

Have you ever looked for a job? Of course you have. It’s a daunting process, and one which Google hopes to make easier than ever.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 20-24% of Americans change jobs every year (ADP global research says it’s 27%), which means more than 41 million people are …

Employment

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Google Maps

IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Big Data

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design

Even amateurs can and should master the basics of design, insists this pro.<p>As Jason Putorti, former lead designer at company Mint.com, once memorably put it, great design can seem like magic pixie dust sprinkled over a product, instantly transforming a so-so experience into something …

UI Design

Airtight prefab House in the Woods pops up in just ten days

Airtightness, minimal site disturbance, and speedy construction are just a few benefits of the striking House in the Woods. Designed by London-based …

Prefab Homes

This Artist Finds Pantone Colors in the Wild

Andrea Antoni uses the iconic color-matching system to enhance gorgeous photos of Italy.<p>Pantone swatches become more than (arguably) the world's best color-matching system in the surreal photos of Italian artist and graphic designer Andrea Antoni. On his Instagram, Antoni shares images of …

Graphic Design

The Trayvax Element is a minimalist wallet for the paranoid beer-lover

I went digging recently for another minimalist wallet and boy did I find one. My old one, two pieces of titanium attached with a rubber band, was getting too old and things were falling out. I did a quick hunt and found a few very flat minimalist wallets, but nothing that seemed to be rugged and …

Crowd Funding

9 Incredible Examples of Mobile Architecture Photos

An eclectic collection of mobile architecture is neatly cataloged in the new book <i>Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move</i> (Phaidon, $24.95), comprising everything from a minimalist floating sauna designed for use on Seattle’s Lake Union to a portable one-room summerhouse that can easily be moved …

10 things we learned about tunnels and Tesla from Elon Musk's TED interview

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Elon Musk

How we retired to a beautiful, inexpensive town in Italy

<b>Ten cities in 37 days, that was the plan.</b><p>My husband, Don, retired from the newspaper business, and we lost no time pursuing a move to Italy, our …

Modern Blackout Curtains Turn Windows into Penthouse Views of a City at Night

When it comes to window blinds, our options for something that’s truly unique can seem limited. But as Ukrainian designers HoleRoll demonstrate, modern blinds for windows can transcend their practicality and double as spectacular shadow art for your home. They’ve created panels that, when closed, …

Why the Menace of Mosquitoes Will Only Get Worse

The outbreak began so slowly that no one in Dallas perceived it at first. In June 2012, a trickle of people began showing up in emergency rooms broiling with fever, complaining that their necks were stiff and that bright lights hurt their eyes. The numbers were initially small; but by the middle of …

Public Health

The best writing apps for your Mac, iPad and iPhone

Whether you are tentatively planning your first ever blog post or are a best-selling novelist working on your latest blockbuster, there are plenty of apps out there designed for writers. But as writers are sometimes known for their procrastination techniques, and choosing the right app could be the …

Scrivener

A Racing Mind

Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns at Daytona after letting his brain heal from multiple concussions -- and after undergoing a different sort of …

Equipment

There is no “perfect” camera. Don’t fall into GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) and falsely believe that buying a new camera will make you a better …

Farmed

The roots of photographer Paul Hart’s new book <i>Farmed</i> are firmly entrenched in rich, fertile soil. Intellectually, the first lines we read are part of a quote from Henry David Thoreau’s <i>Walden</i>—a seminal text which, for 150+ years, has grounded the still-unfinished process of drawing us back into a …

Henry David Thoreau

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Entrepreneurship

These Are the 14 Best-Paying Jobs for People Who Love to Travel

Combine work with jet-setting.<p>If you love traveling, chances are you'd probably rather spend your time seeing the world's most spectacular sights than sitting at a desk 9-5 every day. But is it possible to combine a steady career with globetrotting? And do these jobs have any earning …

Microsoft co-founder pledges $30 million to house Seattle's homeless

The man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates has pledged $30 million to house Seattle's homeless.<p>Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday the city was partnering with Paul G. Allen's family foundation to build a facility to house homeless families with children.<p>Allen's foundation will provide $30 …

Housing

Shipping containers transform into emergency housing for the homeless in London

The interior sports pared-back, reusable style<p>As more and more cities move away from criminalizing homelessness and toward “housing first” policies, they must inevitably address a major issue: where do those homes come from? While Portland is experimenting with backyard tiny homes, London’s Ealing …

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

This is what it looks like when the Apple Store’s architects build a house

If ever you wanted to model your home after a retail store, that retail store would doubtless be of the Apple variety. And if you want your home to …

1950s Ranch

Menlo Park, California<p>This addition and renovation of a midcentury California ranch home is tied together with warm ipe wood.<p>In Menlo Park, California, a retired couple set out to add space and function to their cute but compact 1950s ranch home. Knowing the original house needed structural …

Concrete home climbs up small, sloping site in Switzerland

With lots of glass for contrast and light<p>There’s something satisfying about a well-designed concrete home. Whether it’s the material’s bold solidity or the way it molds into many forms, concrete is king. For Savièse House, created by Swiss firm Anako Architecture, the texture of the raw concrete …

Architecture

Nordic Noir: 7 Scandinavian Homes Enveloped in Black

Scandinavian architecture finds beauty in simple, functional spaces. Through clean lines, angular structures and minimalist principles, well-executed Scandinavian homes employ acute design to make daily life increasingly comfortable and uncomplicated. Enveloped in black — a deliberate shade both …

Modern desert house has mountain views, dramatic shadows

Ahh...<p>Concrete is the gift that keeps on giving, if we’re talking about stunning residential architecture. Over on the desert terrain of Santa Fe, New Mexico, a striking home comprising two perpendicular concrete structures rises to frame vast mountain views and a stellar indoor-outdoor …

The Photographer's Ultimate Dilemma: Which Lenses Should I Buy?

Sorry to break it to you but it is, of course, an impossible question to answer, just far too many variables with this one.<p>However, what we can do is …

6 Secret Camping Spots in California You've Never Even Heard Of

Summer is coming up fast, and that means one thing: campsites throughout California will soon start filling up like wildfire. Even if you manage to …

Hiking