Amy Kwok

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Studio David Thulstrup transforms Copenhagen warehouse into home for a photographer

Studio David Thulstrup has turned a former factory building in Copenhagen into a house for a photographer, featuring a plant-filled atrium and walls …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Something's Collar set encourages users to brew their own coffee

Italian design studio Something has created a coffee set for Danish brand Stelton that aims to reintroduce caffeine lovers to the brewing process.<p>The …

An Old Attic Apartment Goes Modern

Batiik Studio took this tiny 15 square meter (161 square feet) attic apartment and transformed it into a cool modern space in Paris. Before the …

Pastel blue tiles front gabled extension to a Melbourne house by Dan Gayfer Design

This tall, gabled extension is tucked behind the Victorian frontage of a mid-terrace house in Melbourne's Fitzroy North suburb, and its exterior is …

Kengo Kuma creates sprawling "village" of folk-art galleries for China Academy of Arts

Thousands of curved tiles cover the gabled rooftops of the new folk-art galleries at the China Academy of Arts, designed by Japanese firm Kengo Kuma …

Kangaroo Pouch House

The above pictured unusual nook in a this Japanese house makes me swoon. The Japanese aesthetic always gets to my heart.

Front sketches paper patterns for Eco Wallpaper collection

<b>Maison&Objet 2016:</b> Swedish studio Front has drawn patterns created by cut-out paper shapes to produce wallpaper designs with subtle three-dimensional …

A Small Budapest Apartment Designed for Travelers

Dubbed AIRBN’P, this tiny 30 square meter (approx. 323 square feet) apartment in Budapest was designed by Position Collective to be a fun place to …

Animated icon set brings design to life

No-one can resist a good animated GIF. Yes, they're thoroughly outdated and no-one can agree how to pronounce their name (seriously though, only …

Wesley Walters’ Perfect Mix of Scandinavian-Japanese Influences

Though Wesley Walters grew up in the Bay Area — and studied East Asian languages as an undergrad at UC-Berkeley — his work has the restrained, …

Northern Europe

Colorful Handmade Carpets Made From Foam

Using only soft urethane foam, Rotterdam-based NIGHTSHOP is making some really cool “carpets”. Showdown is a series of carpets that are created by …

A Tea Bar That Reinvents the Teahouse Concept

Interior designer Matt Woods took the tired cliche of traditional teahouses and reinvented it with The Rabbit Hole – Organic Tea Bar. The design …

Treehouse installed in Israel Museum playground by Ifat Finkelman and Deborah Warschawski

Architects Ifat Finkelman and Deborah Warschawski have built a slatted wooden structure around an old pine tree to update a courtyard space at the …

RA Projects inserts blue steel staircase into London house for Roksanda Ilincic

London studio RA Projects has reconfigured and refurbished a house owned by fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic, adding a blue steel staircase in the …

Architecture

Nature-Inspired Tattoos Combine Vintage-Style Etchings of Fauna and Flora

Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is …

Vintage

Planks provides accessible storage and prevents clutter.

<b>Details</b>: Designed by <b>Max Lamb</b>, Planks is a furniture collection for Benchmark that includes a table/ bench seating set and a wall storage unit, both …

Woodworking

One-of-a-Kind Works by Nendo at Spazio Pontaccio

Milan-based showroom Spazio Pontaccio is paying homage to Japanese design firm Nendo’s glass works in an exhibition of one-of-a-kind pieces. The …

Furniture

Eataipei exhibition showcases homeware and lighting by independent Taiwanese designers

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> minimal stationery, rippled-glass lamps and traditional steamers by Taiwanese studios are among the pieces on display at …

Casa Invisibile by Delugan Meissl is a low-cost portable house prototype clad in mirrors

The mirrored surfaces of this modular housing unit in Slovenia, by Austrian studio Delugan Meissl, help it to blend in with the surrounding …

Textile Art by Elizabeth Pawle

Posted by<p>Art Main<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>I discovered UK-based Elizabeth Pawle’s creative stitchings on Instagram and was immediately hooked on her use …

Oak Knoll Residence features cedar and stone cladding to complement its natural setting

Natural stone and timber are used to differentiate the main house from an adjoining guest wing at this property in California's Napa Valley by local …

Family Trip to Mexico

Every Spring Break we take our kids out of school a couple extra days and go on a long extended adventure trip (last year we went to China.) My hope …

Travel

An Apartment-Like Hotel Room for the Traveling Professional

Opening later this year, Zoku is a brand-new, hotel concept for traveling professionals that blends a home/office hybrid for extended stays while …

Seven Doors by nendo for Abe Kogyo

nendo decided to celebrate the 70th anniversary of wooden door manufacturer Abe Kogyo by creating seven unusual and unique doors. Each door has the …

12 of the best garden studios

With more people working from home and property prises rising around the world, homeowners lucky enough to have outdoor space are replacing the …

Minimalist Bathroom Fixtures by Norm Architects for Ex.t

Copenhagen-based Norm Architects designed a collection of minimalist bathroom fixtures and home furnishings for Ex.t that were inspired by …

Furniture

Community centre by Kengo Kuma features playrooms with undulating floorboards

Children's play areas located beneath the zigzag roof of this community centre by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma have been landscaped to form a hilly …

A Modern Office Takes Over a Classic Building

Estelle Vincent Architecture was hired with the daunting task of designing the new headquarters of Ekimetrics within a classic Haussmann building on …