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10 Kit Home Companies to Watch

In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin. However, today you can create an ultra-modern look with natural materials by going the route of a prefabricated kit home.<p>Many companies will deliver all the materials necessary for …

Prefab Homes

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

Prefab Homes

Gardening 101: Bacopa

Bacopa, <i>Sutera cordata:</i> “The Misnomer”<p>When you’re shopping at the nursery, do you ever wonder how all those gorgeous plants get their names? Me …

Prefab houses: 7 things to know before buying yours

Long gone are the days when a prefabricated home was less than desirable, as the styles they're now available in are utterly amazing! Add to that how …

Prefabricated Eco-Homes : affordable house

Deltec is a building brand based out of California that offers prefabricated homes made from sustainable materials to consumers seeking an affordable …

Design brand Hem sold to private investment company

<b>Business news:</b> startup furniture brand Hem has been acquired by a private buyer in a deal that will see designer and co-founder Petrus Palmér become …

14 World Design Museums to Put on Your Bucket List

<b>Where to head on your next holiday?</b> If you’re a lover of design these 14 museums should definitely be on the list. We’ve rounded up our favorites …

VOYAGE – Poetic Journey Illustrated by Thomas Danthony

VOYAGE, a poetic journey consisting of 12 illustrations by Thomas Danthony.<p>Thomas Danthony is a London based artist, illustrator, and designer. In …

UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016

UX Design 2015 & 2016<p>Successful Trends for Digital Products<p>Know the latest UX techniques behind some of the most successful products & companies.<br>• 164 …

Unbelievable Realist Paintings of Women Underwater Look Like Photos

Matt Story's paintings look like frozen memories.<p>Recalling both idyllic summer days at the pool, New York-based painter Matt Story captures many facets of the underwater world with an eerie accuracy just shy of hyperrealism in his new show at Robert Lange Studios, <i>Water</i>. The collection depicts women …

Collective #204

Inspirational Website of the Week: Active TheoryThe stunning new design of Active Theory is a great combination of smooth effects and creativity. Our …

Architecture Students Design Sustainable Low-Income Homes That Can Be Built for $20K

The architecture students at Auburn University's Rural Studio prove that well-designed homes can still be affordable, thanks to their initiative called the 20K Project. The undergraduate program advocates for social justice through architecture, and to demonstrate this, students have created …

Is This The House That Will Turn Millennials Into Homeowners?

Millennials are having a hard time entering the real estate market (because the generations before them destroyed it). This affordable, sustainable house is trying to change that.<p>If you were born after 1980, there’s a pretty good chance you don’t own a house. Thanks in part to massive student loans …

Pantone and Web Design: Beautiful Pink and Blue Color Schemes

Pantone recently announced their <b>Color of the Year</b>, and surprisingly they have chosen 2 colors, a pink (Rose Quartz) and a blue (Serenity). They say …

Black and white posters

Posters are always a great outlet for designers giving us a canvas with fixed dimensions to explore different ideas, styles and forms. The purpose, …

Best Art Posts of 2015

10. When Art Meets Transport: Stylish Bikes Inspired by Works of Art<br>Three custom-made bicycles inspired by influential works of art and design.<p>9. …

Toro y Moi – Sketch to Screen

Yours Truly has put together an amazing video and feature on Chaz Bundick a.k.a Toro y Moi. Chaz is well-known for his musical talents, but most …

Sabbath Visuals

Sabbath is a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Monterrey, Mexico. One of my favorite projects from the firm is a self-intiated branding …

Jamie Hewlett's First Art Exhibition Is a Tribute to 70s Sexploitation, Tarot and Trees

The creator of Gorillaz and 'Tank Girl' talks us through it.<p><i>This article was originally published on VICE UK</i><p>Having created both Gorillaz and Tank Girl during almost 30 years as a graphic artist, Jamie Hewlett has finally been tempted into a gallery for his debut art show. He was inspired, like so …

Kate Moss dripping with jewels, Winston Churchill looking fearsome … a new show of work by the world’s best photographers contains some very revealing black-and-white portraits, from the supermodel gang in a united front to the film star caught off guard

Winston Churchill

36 records that deserve a place in any vinyl collection

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>While some holler at the top of their lungs that the music industry is dying in the age of Spotify and iTunes, one form of music sales …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

1000+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android UI Design

Beautiful pixel perfect <b>free vector icons</b> collection features 13 different <b>vector icon sets</b> with <b>1000+ icons</b> from different categories are available in</b> …

Collective #193

Inspirational Website of the Week: WoveA fantastic interactive design for a brilliant concept. Our pick this week. Get inspired <br>FilterBlendA new …

All Good Logos Are Modernist Logos, Really

Jens Müller is something of a logo detective. The Düsseldorf, Germany-based designer finds logomarks—in old magazines, books on design, sometimes in …

Graphic Design

Free ebook on designing mockups

The new ebook Building UI Mockups Developers Don’t Hate explains how to close the gap between design and development. The two disciplines have often …

How to design websites developers won’t hate

The process of designing a website interface feels similar to designing a mobile app interface. But development is vastly different between these two mediums. When designing a mockup, you’ll want to consider the potential pitfalls and drawbacks of each feature.<p>This is especially true of newer CSS3 …

Web Development

The Vivid And Daring Visual Identities Of Airlines During The Jet Age

We talk to Matthias C. Hühne about his new book Airline Visual Identity: 1945-1975 and why airline branding used to be so much better than it is today.<p>When Continental announced its sudden merger with United Airlines back in 2010, they unveiled the very vanilla visual identity that’s still in use …