Alex Dialektopoulos

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Tinkerbox House

Surrounded by over 10 acres of forest in the Hudson Valley, the Tinkerbox House uses the owner's hobbies as the focus of its design. The process …

Hudson Valley

Steal This Look: A London Efficiency Kitchen on a Budget (Plus, It’s for Sale)

Our kind of efficiency apartment: a 451-square-foot one-bedroom flat in London designed with plenty of built-in storage and hidden utility closets. …

Transforming pond retreat fits everything you need into one box

The stunningly simple dwelling conceals fold-out components that can turn it into a yoga studio, office, and more<p>What do you design for a client who wants a space for everything? That was the question Aussie firm Branch Studio Architects faced confronted for one of their latest commissions, a …

Architecture

Modern Apartment Design Focused On Flexibility And Modularity

The Levent apartment is situated in a very old building from Istanbul, Turkey. In 2016 it’s been renovated by COA Mimarlik. Its 78 square meter …

Interior Design

DIY Tiny House

EDC lovers rejoice, you can now purchase this how-to manual ($99) in PDF format to build your own tiny house on wheels! Built on a 16 foot trailer, …

The Elektron is the world’s most compact folding electric bike

Most electric bicycles on the market are heavy and difficult to carry around. But the Elektron from Tern and Bosch is a new kind of e-bike: light, …

13 Road Trip Essentials You Can't Forget to Pack

Because face it, you'll need more than a full tank of gas.<p>Sure airline tickets are cheap(ish), but for those who believe the journey is as much fun as the destination, the road trip is really the way to travel this summer. We just urge you to pack accordingly. We're not saying it'll always be a …

A former fashion exec is selling his historic New York City townhouse for $17 million

The historic brick townhouse, found just west of Union Square in Greenwich Village, is quirky but elegant, with both original prewar details and modern updates. It's a four-story, five-bedroom elevator building with 3,800 square feet and a private back garden.<p>Duffy, who helped co-found the Marc …

Has Luxury Fashion Priced Itself Into Extinction?

Big-name high-end brands like Burberry, Prada, and LVMH are in difficult financial times: The public simply doesn’t covet their once-desirable labels …

Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Already home to the world's biggest skyscraper, Dubai has another tall order to fill: By 2030, its leader wants 25 …

Top U.S. intelligence official: ISIS has cells in UK, Germany, and Italy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> America's top intelligence official, James Clapper, said Monday that ISIS has clandestine cells in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, comments that come as President Barack Obama concludes an overseas visit where he asked Europe to contribute more to the fight against …

My Top 6 Packing Tips

Hawaii to South-East Asia to Australia and New Zealand to Southern Africa: 8 countries, 3 continents, summer, winter, and a supreme packing challenge. So how do you pack for a multi-month, multi-location trip? Here are my tips to packing a diverse and compact suitcase!<p>First things first -- look up …

20 Gorgeous Summer Houses With Inspiring Interior Ideas

From a beachside penthouse to a humble shack in the forest, these homes have one thing in common: inspiration.<p>The only problem: How could you ever leave?

Interior Design

A Tiny House in the Trees Gets a Transformation

Originally built in 1922, this tiny, 600-square-foot house in Los Angeles’ Mount Washington neighborhood was rundown and eventually foreclosed on in …

The Hack-Level Products Every Man Needs to Stay Organized

Here at GQ, we spend a lot of time telling you about a lot of really nice stuff that will improve your life, from clothes to booze to even lights and chairs. But none of that nice stuff means anything—in fact, it'll all look pretty bad—if it gets lost underneath a mountain of clutter in your home. …

Shopping

Celebrity Organizers Share Ideas That Will Help You Tame Closet Chaos

If there's one thing to dread about spring (besides maybe allergies), it's cleaning out your closet.<p>"The closet is the most daunting space to organize," says Mary Astadourian, a co-founder of Details Organizing, a celebrity-favorite service for getting your space in shape. "It holds your most …

Don’t Call Me Murphy

The problem with most beds is that they do one thing: support your unconscious body for 6-13 hours a night depending on your employment situation. …

Bathroom Decorating Ideas for a Small Yet Stylish Design

The bathroom is most likely one of your home’s smallest rooms, if not the smallest. But this fact doesn’t confine its destiny to dark unpleasantness, …

33 Ideas For Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#11 is a total game-changer.<p>If you've struggled to keep your kitchen organized, you're not alone. The struggle is all too real, but there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. These practical ideas really work, so you won't be overwhelmed by clutter — or veer into organization …

Apartment decorating with Alexandra Fedorova

Apartment decorating can be challenging, specially if you’re working with small living area. But not for this Moscow-based interior designer. Take a …

Moving In Together? Ask These 3 Questions Before You Decorate

Starting a new home with your soon-to-be spouse, or just moving in together for the first time, is incredibly exciting but also can bring into focus your (potentially differing) living style and taste. While you may have put up with your fiancé’s clutter before, perhaps it’s not something you …

Home Decorating

Creative Ways to Take Your Organization and Storage to the Next Level

If I have learned anything in my years of organizing, it is that I am much more likely to maintain a system that I love. If I can see beautiful paper …

Boxy building minimizes surface, maximizes air and stairs

I do go on about my Euroloaf buildings, the long low loaf-shaped apartment buildings that are a Scandinavian delight, but there are other typologies …

Somewhere I Would Like to Live

This week the architectural collective whisks us away to Californian deserts, Swiss fields and the Atlas Mountains in search of more enviable</b> …

Innovation

Fabulous Modern Lake House in Minnesota Asks $1.8M

It comes with a little private beach and fire pit<p><b>Location:</b> Chanhassen, Minnesota<p><b>Price:</b> $1,799,000<p>Sumptuous modern lakeside living awaits in this 2012-built contemporary in Minnesota, which is further proof that the state known for its nice folks also has some pretty nice architecture. Designed by …

How To Transform Your Flat (Without Spending A Fortune)

With the average age of first-time house buyers having risen to 35, there have never been so many of us renting. But even if you have got on the …

OK Go in Zero G for "Upside Down and Inside Out"

OK Go - Upside Down & Inside OutPosted by OK Go on Thursday, February 11, 2016<p>After more than a decade of creating epic music videos, you think OK Go wouldn't be able to top motorized scooter chair choreography or a warehouse-sized custom Rube Goldberg machine. But the just released video for …

Gear S2 update brings unread notifications on watch face, new apps, and more

Samsung’s well-received Gear S2 smartwatch is getting a small update that brings new apps, functionality additions, and performance improvements.<p>One of the biggest issues with joining Samsung’s Tizen-powered ecosystem is the relative lack of third-party apps. Over the past year, Samsung has worked …

Film review: Deadpool is a superhero movie for adults only

Deadpool is foul-mouthed and filthy – but it skewers the comic-book movie genre as ruthlessly as the title character slices through bad guys, writes critic Owen Gleiberman.<p>Deadpool is a Marvel superhero movie that infuses the usual noble bombast with a welcome dose of grunge. It’s a breezy, …

'The Silence of the Lambs': 25 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Serial Killer Classic

It's hard to think of a movie less suitable for Valentine's Day than "The Silence of the Lambs."<p>Yet that's the day the unforgettable thriller debuted 25 years ago, on February 14, 1991. The creepy, gory adaptation of Thomas Harris's bestseller was an enormous hit, made an enduring pop culture …