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James Cook: founder of ‘modern Australia’, or the embodiment of dispossession?

At the ceremony in 2012, local schoolchildren sang the national anthem in the Dharawal language. Days earlier, Kurnell adopted a new flag which saw …


Modos Takes the Tools Out of Flat-Packed Furniture

Modos is a modular furniture system made up of wooden boards and aluminum connectors that remove all the tools from the flat-packed furniture realm. …


3 Museums using Beacons to Enhance Interactivity

Leading museums are investing in beacons to create unobtrusive yet impactful experiences. Beacons help museums provide immersive experiences like beacon enabled walking tours and interactive games. Some very fascinating beacon enabled museums are covered in this blog.

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Art world: explore a minimalist home in Canada designed for an art collecting couple

Located along the Niagara Escarpment, immersed within 50 acres of forests and hills, Long House is a slim rectangular house built for a pair of art collectors inspired by the white cube gallery aesthetic.<p>Designed by Canadian studio +tongtong, the minimalist house with extensive glazing and plenty …

3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest

Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a storage-filled bed, in order to maximize functional space.<p>Though the 323-square-foot studio is now being leased out on a long-term basis, the clients had originally wanted to …


38 Of The Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes Ever

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p><b>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:</b><p>1. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa<p>2. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, …

Natalie Portman’s Stunning New House By Barton Myers

There will always be a deep curiosity about the private lives of celebrities. What do they do when they’re not in front of a camera? How do they act? …

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The new Skycamp Rooftop Tent by iKamper is one of Kickstarter´s most successful products (over $2,3M pledged), and is now available for purchase. At …

Airtight prefab House in the Woods pops up in just ten days

Airtightness, minimal site disturbance, and speedy construction are just a few benefits of the striking House in the Woods. Designed by London-based …


Distraction the key to calming children during procedures: study

"They have a really important role as a parent during the medical procedure, and they can help their child in the moment."<p>She said their research …

Matchbox House - single family “urban cottage” located in Ann Arbor, Michigan Designed by Naseem Alizadeh of Bureau for Architecture and Urbanism (BAU)


These wall panels have lights embedded within them

In an effort to rethink traditional lighting, designer Danny Venlet has worked together with KOVR to create HYDE, innovative architectural wall and …

This prefab London backyard studio is as cool as a custom cottage

This modern garden studio outside London looks totally custom, but it’s not. The cedar-clad structure, which does double-duty as a home office and …


Mastering Interior Minimalism

A great mind once told me that making an effort to have less than 100 things visible in your home at any time would not only declutter your aesthetic …