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Rural Idaho home by Olson Kundig has gadgets and gizmos aplenty

An entire glass wall swings upward to open this spacious retreat to the landscape of the American West – one of several inventive features …

Architecture

Escape into the glass rivers and lakes of these beautiful wood tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg …

Is This the Next Big Kitchen Trend? One Designer Says Yes

If there's one thing we love more than an all-white interior, it's an all-white kitchen. Case in point: this stunning Hollywood Hills makeover by …

The New Outdoor Living Room: 10 Favorite Built-in Sofas for Decks and Patios

We’re in the process of gutting our backyard. One of the design elements we’re adding is a large deck with a built-in, U-shaped sofa–a spot for the …

daily inspiration | Abduzeedo

articles on<p>daily inspiration<p>Daily Design Inspiration<p>Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

8 Inspired Tricks for Small Kitchen Designs

The breakfast bar idea in tip #3? Absolutely genius.<p>These clever DIY design ideas prove you can do more with less — without sacrificing style — in even the tiniest of kitchens.

Interior Design

10 Awesome Business Card Designs for Creatives

Whether you’ve just started a business in college with your BFFs or are looking to quit your job and make a dramatic career shift, finding the right business cards can be crucial to making a lasting impression. Now that we’ve made our #girlboss-approved gold-leaf business card holder, we’re on the …

Bedroom Design Idea - Place Your Bed On A Raised Platform

Placing your bed on a platform is an effective way to define your sleep space. It replaces the need for a box-spring mattress and adds a style …

Interior Design

Inverted House / The Oslo School of Architecture and Design + Kengo Kuma & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In April of 2015, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) was awarded the first prize in the …

Step into the amazing 6.5m wide house!

La Casa Desnuda, today’s feature property, is an impressive Mexican house that boasts a particularly surprising architectural feature. At only 6.5 …

Swimming Pools

10 Amazing Small Kitchen Design Ideas: how to make a small space comfortable and spacious.

Attractive, comfortable and functional design small kitchen – a real challenge for the hosts, which requires a lot of ingenuity and inventiveness. …

Italian Ceramic Granite Floor Tiles from Cerdomus Imitating Wood Flooring

Over floor tile designs from Cerdomus look stylish, unusual and beautiful. These contemporary floor tiles from Italy mimic gorgeous wood flooring and …

House for Hermes / Andrew Simpson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A House for Hermes is the outcome of a collaboration between the architect and a client working as an …

Framing

Triangular openings pattern handmade concrete facade of Khuôn Studio's Kontum House

Concrete blocks with triangular apertures allow light to filter into the rooms and courtyards of this house in Vietnam's Central Highlands, designed …

Architecture

Truffle Oil Recipes

Give your meal the upscale treatment with a dash of truffle oil. This intense oil adds bold flavor to everything from seared duck breasts to freshly …

Articles about actor bryan cranstons green beach house renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.<p>In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary …

Articles about transformative attic renovation montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.<p>In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A …

Sustainable Jewelry Grows a Jungle of Living Succulents

Susan McLeary (of PassionflowerMade) designs jewelry, but not just any jewelry–the artist designs <i>living</i> jewelry! Using succulents that she handpicks from a small, family-owned greenhouse, McLeary crafts intricate headpieces and biotic accessories. For 2-4 weeks, the plant artist's whimsical works …

Articles about 5 exquisite alpine dwellings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Recipe: Alpine...<p>In celebration of our tenth anniversary, we tracked down the residents of 15 of the 19 homes we featured in Dwell’s first year to...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>From crowded cities …

Napa Valley Home by Jørgensen Design

A modern home by Jørgensen Design in the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, California.<p>The architects of Jørgensen Design have created the …

Napa Valley

Articles about 8 perfectly minimalist apartments on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>Many Londoners are known for having a well-honed sense of style, so it’s no surprise that Dwell has covered a number of...<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan …

Architizer

100-Year-Old Hand-Colored Postcards Offer a Fascinating Glimpse of Pre-War Japan

Postcards can offer a fascinating glimpse into eras that have long since passed. The Digital Collections of the New York Public Library (NYPL) has released a selection of postcards from Japan in the early 20th century. Comprising hand-colored photographs, these landscape snapshots represent the …

Architizer

Daily Inspiration #2161

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Hermit Crab Gets a New 3D-Printed Shell Modeled After a Japanese Wedding Chapel

Artist Aki Inomata continues to give hermit crabs a home in her series of 3D-printed, architecturally-influenced shells. While her previous designs featured habitable, miniaturized cityscapes, she's now turned her attention towards nuptials. The latest shell is called <i>White Chapel</i> and modeled after …

Kyuhyung Cho creates colourful three-sided shelves for Menu

These three-sided metal shelves by Stockholm designer Kyuhyung Cho stack together in various combinations to separate small objects (+ …

Furniture

5 Romantic Getaways To Get You Through Winter

<b>Alyssa Bird for Architectural Digest.</b><p>With more than three weeks left of dreadful winter, we're calling out some of the most romantic places to warm up with your significant other.<p>Just 90 minutes from Los Angeles is Santa Barbara's Bacara Resort & Spa, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean from a …