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Artful Display of Lines and Japanese Influences: Project 355 Mansfield in California

Project <b>355 Mansfield</b> is a five-bedroom modern residence designed and completed by Amit Apel Design in Los Angeles, California. The house invites …

Adapted to a Nomadic Lifestyle: Peliships Floating Shelves

American studio David Hsu Design, in collaboration with Elkamii, designed the <b>Peliships floating shelves</b> in an effort to rethink what modern shelving …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

Gary Player

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of Betta …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Happiness

For South Africa’s Hot Climate, the Cool and Elegant House Abo

This beauty represents a thorough overhaul of a dingy existing structure in hot suburban Limpopo, South Africa.<p>Known for their sophistication and …

House Design

Mysterious But Chic: A Little Black Townhouse in Mexico City

A two story black stucco house occupies half its lot, lengthwise.<p>The other half is a side courtyard.<p>Designed by DCPP Arquitectos, the very chic urban …

Architecture

Like a Bleached Fossil, an Intriguing Hotel in Far Off Patagonia

In distant Patagonia, a unique and strange hotel and spa has an otherworldly feeling.<p>The natural-looking roof construction of its amazing structure …

Design Dilemma: A New Take on Gray in Taiwan

Sophisticated, neutral, tranquil and never garish, gray has become a go-to color for designers aiming to please picky clients… And truth be told, …

Sustainable Learning Centre in Minnesota: Bagley Outdoor Classroom

Supporting the idea of outdoor learning, David Salmela designed the <b>Bagley Outdoor Classroom,</b> a LEED Platinum building at the University of Minnesota, …

Dramatically Improving Your Space: Stikwood Wood Wall Decor

<b>Stikwood</b> in three easy words, precisely what makes for a fun DIY project, with the ability to create the illusion of customised trim woodwork, for a …

Innovative and Practical Motion Sensor LED Strip Lighting by e3light

This lighting project began its first developments in Spring of 2011 when the owner of <b>e3light</b>, <b>Flemming Viktor Andersen</b>, was making a total renovation …

Recreating Classic Art: Marco Sodano’s Cool Collection Made of LEGO

Recreating classic art and making use of creativity and …well, the popular LEGO bricks unfolds our recent finding. We’ve discovered on design-milk a …

Victorian House in London at the Edge of Old and New

This mesmerising Victorian house, nestled in London (De Beauvoir Conservation area), was renewed and extended this year by Scott Architects. As a …

Contemporary US Lake House Defined by Openness and Transparency

Welcome to a contemporary lake house with plenty of personality and an inviting feel! Envisioned by <b>Carlton Architecture+Design</b> and located in the …

Sustainable and Spectacular: Dezanove House by Iñaki Leite

Located near the Arousa estuary, in the Northwest of Spain, this interesting looking residence was cleverly designed and implemented by <b>Iñaki Leite</b>.</b> …

Stylish Chair Design Inspired by the Concave Lines of Sea Shells

We ran across this elegant and highly original looking furniture piece currently known on the design market as <b>The Cowrie Chair</b>. Inspired by the …

Original Roof Car Park Defining Contemporary Residence in LA

When approached with the challenge of designing a contemporary house with a parking lot for two cars, <b>Anonymous Architects</b> came up with a daring …

Reflecting the Owners’ Passion for Sailing: Rest House in Australia

Displaying an unconventional shape inspired by the Australian coastline, the <b>Rest House</b> in Victoria, Australia was developed by <b>Tim Spicer Architects</b> …

Defined by a Perfect Indoor Outdoor Experience: Burkehill Residence [Video]

The design collaboration between Vancouver-based studio <b>Craig Chevalier</b> and <b>Raven Inside Interior Design</b> led to the development of a luxurious …

Impressive Modern Country Retreat in Quebec, Canada: T House

Inspired from the writings of Pliny the Younger, <b>T House</b> by studio <b>Natalie Dionne Architecture</b> is a villa said to “<i>stimulate the imagination and compel</i> …

Freshome

Modern Home Design With a Little Extra: Hillsborough II Residence by MAK Studio Architects

San Francisco based MAK Studio Architects, completed the design and development of Hillsborough II, an interesting looking modern residence located …

Freshome