Matthew Halls

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Sunken Gardens And Backyards Blend Privacy And Closeness To Nature

Building a sunken seating area or fire pit is a neat trick that architects sometimes use when they want to create an unobstructed view of the garden …

Landscaping

Clever space-saving solutions make this Copenhagen apartment more efficient

Designed by Spacon & X<p>Partners in business and in life, Nikoline Dyrup Carlsen and Svend Jacod Pedersen, founders of Spacon & X, an architecture and design studio in Copenhagen, have completed a home for themselves and their two young children by combining two smaller apartments into one.<p>Measuring …

Kitchen of the Week: A Cost-Conscious Kitchen in Sweden

Since Christmas 2015, Maria Förstberg, a librarian and weaver, has been living in a home tailor-made for her in Linköping, in southern Sweden. The …

4 Modern apartment plans with 2 bedroom by Jermey Gamelin

When you think of a modern apartment, we’d bet you’d visualize a lot of clean lines and natural light. This apartment plan captures just that with …

Close

Though Grovemade began in 2009 as a maker of bamboo cases for the iPhone, the intention to be more than a “case company” was always a part of its …

Rhode Island

The 9 Trends Cannibalizing the Interior Design Scene in 2015

Each spring, design denizens and <b>Milan</b> locals crowd the cobblestone streets of the city's Brera district and clog the halls at the 2.2-million-square-foot Rho fairground to peruse the latest in furniture during Salone del Mobile. It's a chance not just to see what's happening in the world of …

Furniture

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. …

Thrilling Geometric Black and White Tattoos

Marla Moon is a tattoo artist whose 2D geometric drawings have almost become a trademark. Under her tattoo machine strokes, the ink takes the form of …

Drawing

Experimental floating office takes over a converted WWII barge

An adventurous company’s office space has set sail on a former World War II barge. Property management firm RobotMother teamed up with Marraum …

archatlas:

From the architect:<p><i>In this significant AIA Honor Award winning Addition / Alteration to an existing 1960’s Modern house on a sloped site in Pound Ridge, NY – our office was asked to reconsider three major aspects of the current condition – creation of a formal entry, an addition of a master suite, and a sustainable re-cladding of the entire house. Our approach centered on a qualitative response to the inherent characteristics of the site, which included intrusion of large old growth trees into</i> …

Our 10 Favorite Coffee Table Books

A space isn’t quite a home until it includes a weighty, oversized tome full of awe-inspiring photography and well-crafted writing waiting to be …

See how these designers made a small apartment feel bigger than it is

Finding an apartment in Shanghai can be challenging at best, and finding a large apartment can be even harder.<p>MoreDesignOffice took this challenge …

Interior Design

Hillbilly Lego Focus Puller

There’s almost nothing you can’t build with the right set of Lego parts. [Rigjob] built up a Lego-based wireless remote follow-focus system that’ll …

The Architecture School Survival Guide

<i>Starting out on the path of architectural education can be daunting. With so much to learn and so many different ways to approach design, often the</i> …

Listed Building

Ikea’s Awesome New Kids Toys Look Like They Were Designed By Kids (Because They Were)

Have you ever looked at an adorable-yet-incompetent drawing made by a child and thought, “Now wait a minute–that would make an amazing plush toy?” No, neither have I, which is why neither of us has a job at Ikea coming up with awesome new product designs.<p>Here you see the results of a competition to …

Japanese Artist Creates Delicate Watercolor Paintings of Fish Every Week

Tokyo-based artist Yusei Nagashima has been fascinated by fish since he was a child, so it's no wonder that the aquatic creatures have become the sole focus of his beautifully detailed watercolor paintings. Every Friday for the past three years, Nagashima has posted a new illustration of fish on …

Dwell

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A Workspace Wonder

Artifox’s Desk 01 was created with one objective: to inspire and refine your personal workspace. Modeled from the traditional writing desk – it’s …

Mobile Devices

So Hexy

One thing I've always wanted to learn but have never been able to focus on was 3D. Despite the lack of skills in this field I still love checking out …

Digital Art

Geometric Fine Line Tattoos by LA's Famous Dr. Woo

This past December, The New York Times ran a story about Brian Woo (aka Dr. Woo), calling him the “Tattoo Artist for the Hollywood Set.” Having inked such celebrities as Drake, Ellie Goulding, and Cara Delevingne, the 33-year-old is one of the most in-demand tattoo artists in Los Angeles with a …

Color & Lines Illustrations

James Oconnell is an illustrator with a very unique style. Creating illustrations with a mixture of lines and colors and the result is totally …

Graphic Design

“Hurt Me Plenty,” A Spanking Game Where Sex Can Hurt Someone

Most video games treat sex as a goal. Hurt Me Plenty treats it as a process with real consequences.<p>Contemporary games will make millions of dynamic calculations a second, with advanced artificial intelligence that can strategize an enemy’s movements, adding an extra layer of real-world simulation …

Eric Schimelpfenig's Clever Handibot Hacks

Using a router bit as a finger to manipulate material between cuts is a non-obvious, genius move<p>The way that a machine can "free" you is by doing …

Woodworking

World's First Carbon-Positive Pre-Fabribated House

This amazing prototype, rolled out by green architectural and manufacturing firm ArchiBlox, is billed as the first pre-fabricated, carbon-positive house. The one bedroom, one bathroom unit ingeniously generates more energy than it uses. The first model was recently installed as an exhibition in a …

This Wobbly Stool Forces You To Work Out While You Sit

Way better than one of those ridiculous balls.<p>We all know sitting in front of a desk all day is slowly killing us. But what does it actually take to get us out of our comfortable chairs (or, for those of us who work at home, a deep slouch on the sofa)?<p>One answer might be the Balance Stool, a wobbly …

Articles about how do berlin rent out modern house boat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building …

Beautiful Houses: prefab house in Spain

Today we will show you a contemporary prefab house in Castellón de la Plana, Spain, a project by NOEM. For the first beautiful houses of the year I …

Prefab Homes

Articles about beautiful homes middle nowhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...<p>Here at Dwell we've always acknowledged the power of great art, whether it's adorning the walls of a modern house, or gracing...<p>A patio or outdoor deck can bring a …