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A Celebration of Gray Panache: Refined Apartment in Prague

There was a time when bold color was hip and flowery patterns all the rage. Then came the 90’s that brought along with them the much-loved cubicle …

Interior Design

Green-roofed Corsica home blends right into its spectacular seaside setting

The green-roofed H2 Cape House by architect Vincent Coste looks like an ideal place to relax and soak up the Mediterranean sun. The sprawling …

Modern-Industrial Home Becomes One With The Desert Landscape

For the architects at Olson Kundig, buildings represent bridges between nature and people and their culture. A lot of their projects are focused on …

Architecture

Take a Tour of This Luxury Superhouse on a Private Island

Architecture brand Superhouse, created by Magnus Ström, aims to create 30 of the most exceptional homes ever made for the super-rich. The brand plans …

Houses

Felt-lined booths and Scandinavian furniture feature in office for mobile game studio Dots

Interior designer Sheena Murphy used plywood, blackened steel and felt to create the Scandinavian-influenced office for Dots, the New York company …

designer brings K75 ALPHA concept motorcycle to life

<b>mehmet doruk erdem is a designer who enjoys fusing fantasy with reality, as he demonstrates frequently with his collection of futuristic vehicle</b> …

Motorcycles

A Twist on Cutlery

This chic cutlery set is named “Giro” (from the Italian word for “turn”) for both its twist in the geometry and how the cutlery is turned in your …

Royal Refresh: The Major Design Trend You Never Saw Coming

Our latest design crush feels particularly timely with Valentine's Day just around the corner. Indeed, it involves plush fabrics in rich hues, …

New Italian ceramic collection is playful and pragmatic

A vase shaped like a T-shirt! A literal fruit basket!<p>Decorating your home with ceramics is a simple but elegant way to begin a collection of <i>objets</i>. Typically small, ceramic items like vases, dishes, and other receptacles can be both practical and design-forward without seeming pretentious or …

Ceramics

Free: More Than 4,000 High-Resolution Material Textures for Your Architectural Renderings

Over the past few weeks, we have unearthed some useful resources for detailing the surrounding context of architectural visualizations, including high-res cut out people, trees and HDRi skies. But what about the buildings themselves? To create truly compelling renderings, it is essential to use …

Architecture

Shipping Container Design You Can Eat

A mini farm with massive yields<p>Local Roots has finally made a mini farm that correctly combines the structural benefits of shipping containers with …

hem design new showroom opening and products at stockholm design week

<b>stockholm design week: launched in 2012, hem design is a stockholm-based design studio that collaborates with designers around the world to create</b> …

Ti Chang: 3 Things to Consider Before I Design Anything

“Art is like masturbation. It is selfish and introverted and done for you and you alone. Design is like sex. There is someone else involved, their …

Product Design

A Public Library That’s Nicer Than The Fanciest Tech Offices

Books are scant, but there are plenty of reading nooks, comfy furniture, and a rooftop garden.<p>Libraries are like the Madonnas of the architectural world–changing, evolving, and morphing with the times. Now they’re in the midst of a technological reinvention. And as they shed their physical media …

IKEA's New Kitchen Cabinets are Made From Recycled Bottles

"Since our products [are] consumed by a lot of people, we believe we can make a huge difference by actually changing the way we use resources and use …

Sustainability

10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Sculptural Lounge Chairs

We like the idea of outdoor furniture acting as sculpture. The way a lounge chair rises up from a patch of grass like a Richard Serra or Barbara …

Solem table keeps cables tidy with hidden storage in each leg

Copenhagen designer Martin Solem has designed a table that hides cables inside its legs to avoid messy office spaces.<p>Each of the four tapered table …

Paris’s Classy New Public Urinals Use Your Pee To Grow Flowers

But do not take time to stop and smell the roses.<p>Nocturnal urinators don’t just leave the unpleasant stench of pee in our streets. They also damage public infrastructure and leave behind a mess that’s surprisingly costly and labor intensive to clean up. Cities are working hard to find a fix: …

Product Design Process: MINUS-8 Watches

MINUS-8 is a industrial design and product design project share by Brett Lovelady on his Behance profile. There are so many things to love about this …

Accessorizing your bathroom the right way

Ask any bathroom designer and they'll tell you that accessorizing your space is as vital as any other room in the house, but would you know where to …

Concrete Doesn’t Get Much Cuter

“Boulders” is a bold pendant lamp that simulates the fusion of two boulder-like concrete stones in a codependent cuddle position, challenging this …

IKEA launches kitchen made from recycled plastic bottles

Twenty-five plastic bottles are used in each of these IKEA kitchen units, designed by Swedish studio Form Us With Love to make "sustainability …

IKEA

Don Norman’s Principles of Interaction Design

When I first started learning about product design, one of the most influential books I read was The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman. In this …

Old Apartment Gets A Fresh Look That Blends Past And Present

The area known as Roma found at the center of Mexico City was once a lake (Lake Texcoco). It has a muddy soil base and amplified seismic waves, hence …

Interior Design

A Modular Shelving System That Relies on Threaded Wooden Rods

TS1 is a modular shelving system that relies on threaded wooden rods.<p>Design Team<p>Andrius Sta - design, execution, photography.<p>The shelves in between …

17 Incredible Ecommerce Trends That Will Boost Your Sales in 2017

Total ecommerce sales shot to almost $2 trillion in 2016, an increase of 8.7 per cent in comparison to 2015 (according to PFS). Ecommerce is getting …

eCommerce

Interior Design: NL2 SMA

NL2 SMA is an interior design and architecture project shared by Anton Siriak. I rarely post about interior design, I usually write posts about …

Mod Style Meets Ancient Technique

The Nex table and Rail chair, the latest from Alpestudio, are simple yet intriguing additions that play on contrast and material.<p>The Nex table can be …