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Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

5 Silly Things That Are Holding You Back at Work

You show up to the office on time, you’ve never missed a project deadline, and you always refill the coffee pot when you’re done.<p>What could you …

Suspended Floral Installations by Rebecca Louise Law | Colossal

<p>Rebecca Louise Law is a London-based installation artist known for her transformation of spaces using hundreds or thousands of suspended flowers. …

Jaw-Dropping Pen and Ink Cityscapes That Seem to Sprawl into Infinity by Ben Sack | Colossal

<p>With meticulous determination and a steady hand, artist Ben Sack picks up a black 0.05 Staedtler pigment liner pen and begins to draw the dense, …

Stunning Entryway of the Nishi Building Includes a Suspended Ceiling of 2,150 Reclaimed Boards from Old Homes and a Basketball Court | Colossal

<p>The team at Australian firm March Studio are currently finishing work on this amazing interior staircase for the Japanese-inspired Nishi building in …

Magnetic Wallpaper by Luis Pons Design Lab

Luis Pons, of Luis Pons Design Lab (LPDL), and his interactive wallpaper might just blow my mind. The Magnetic Wallpaper is made up of magnetic …

Monument Valley: The Most Beautiful Game You’ve Ever Seen

Residing somewhere between art and gameplay, the new iOS iPad title <i>Monument Valley</i> by ustwo is the sort of creation which reminds us the confines of …

Tactile Wood Photos by Photocarver

These unique photos are ones that can seen <i>and</i> felt. Rather than simply printing out photos, Photocarver mills images directly onto wood surfaces. It …

Fortress Table by Markus Johansson

The latest from Swedish designer Markus Johansson is the Fortress table. With industrial characteristics, the table appears to be quite delicate, but …

Five Car Technologies That Will Forever Change How We Drive

Ten years from now, cars may still look and drive just like the cars on the road today. But in between that time and now, we’re likely to see some …

Shatterproof Fulton & Roark Square Solid Cologne

For as long as one can remember perfumers have bottled their concoctions of scent inside ever more elaborate vessels. Some perfume bottles are artful …

Come See Luke Haynes Treatments at Blu Dot LA

Los Angeles area people take note! We’ve teamed up with Blu Dot to present an exhibition of one of our favorite contemporary textile artists, Luke …

Transforming Apartment Maximizes Small Space

With 60 square meters (approximately 645 square feet) to work with, Russian designer Vlad Mishin designed the Transformer Apartment which contains …

Delicate Lamps Made from Special Origami-Inspired Fabric

Ori is a collection of delicate lighting that was created as part of a collaboration between Producks design studio and textile designer Mika Barr. …

Sun Rising Lamp Inspired by a New Year Tradition

Sun Rising Lamp is a peaceful creation from Japanese design firm, h220430. In Japan, it’s a tradition for people to worship at sunrise on the …

Coleraine Residence by Naturehumaine

Coleraine Residence is a minimalist house located in Montreal designed by Naturehumaine. The project was completed for a real estate developer on the …

Architecture

Kitchen Trend Spotting with Susan Serra

It is that subtle change from year to year which makes me turn Trend Detective to dig deep and consider social behaviors, world events, European …

A House with an Origami-Like Roof

In the Mie Prefecture of Japan situated in a old village surrounded by mountains is the ORIGAMI house, designed by TSC Architects. The raised lot has …

Nodo by Andrea Brugnera

Nodo is a minimalist design collection created by Italy-based designer Andrea Brugnera. His specialty is working with cardboard, and his thesis at …

A Dark, Two-Level Space Gets a Dramatic Renovation

Washington, D.C. based Schlesinger Associates Architects designed the renovation of the Lassus Residence, which began as a dark and dated, two-level, …

Futura: A Modular Storage Unit with a Hidden Panel

Futura, by Lulghennet Teklè, is a modular storage unit that moves on wheels. Functional and practical, it’s a stacked system where the shelves can …

18 Rooms with Colorful Rugs

From Asiatic Carpets, the Funk rug is hand-tufted in India and its thick pile is full of vibrant, pixelated colors making this all-white space look …

Legato: Cabinets with a Personality

Swedish design firm Claesson Koivisto Rune designed this series of candy colored cabinets for Casamania to have a soft and friendly appearance and a …

Create Your Own Mini Villages with the Bonkei Planters

I couldn’t help but fall in love at first sight when spotting these minimal Ienami Bonkei planters by Metaphys. Inspired by foliage from ancient …

Aaron R. Thomas: Jack of All Trades and Master of All Things Acrylic

Aaron R. Thomas’ motto is “If you can dream it, I can build it.” And I don’t doubt he can! As I was perusing his website, I quickly realized that not …

tresARCA: A Modern House in the Desert

When you think of Las Vegas, you may only think of the strip and all its dazzling lights, but there’s far more to the city if you venture out. …

A Layered House that Appears to Defy Gravity

This architectural marvel, located in Paredes, Portugal, was designed by spaceworkers and at first sight, it appears to defy gravity. Look closer and …

Storage with Geometric Wooden Inlays

Designed for Porro, Alessandro Mendini created two inlaid sideboards where wood becomes the decoration. Porro stepped away from their typical …

A Lamp that Looks Like a Cannon

Designer Markus Johansson is a never-ending supply of good design and we’re digging his latest lamp that kinda looks like a mini cannon. The …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …