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Collar Brings Back the Ritual of Coffee Brewing

These days, it’s really easy to pop into our corner coffee shop to get a cup of coffee, but that’s not always convenient or cost effective. Plus, the …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

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Femton: Workout Gear Made From Natural Materials

Industrial design student Ali Safa A. designed gear for working out that skips the typical metal equipment completely. Femton consists of four …

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WorkShop: A Curated Collection of Collaborative Work Tools

IdeaPaint has launched a curated collection of products that aim to help out with your work day. Working with brands that have similar design and …

A Lighting Collection With Endless Combinations

Álvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera of the Barcelona-based design studio Goula/Figuera recently launched Home Adventures, a new initiative where they make …

Architecture in 2015, A Year in Review: The Good, The Bad, and the Potato Chips

Architecture keep on architect-ing in 2015, and like all things post-recession, it expanded into side hustles. For the sixth year-in-review in a row, <i>Dallas Morning News</i> architecture critic Mark Lamster (@marklamster) and Curbed's own Alexandra Lange (@LangeAlexandra) examine the best and worst …

COOL HUNTING Lighting Science’s “Good Night” Biological LED Lamp

Most of us are aware of the fact that there’s more to a good night’s sleep than an excellent mattress. In fact, there are so many tangential sleep industriesfrom pills, teas, apps and creams all the way to therapy. Until recently, however, countless people haven’t thought about the last thing they …

8 Modern Dollhouses That Are A Bit Of Cute Fun

When people think of dollhouses, they probably imagine traditional house designs, filled with tiny antique furniture, but we’re here to change that …

The Retreat

The Retreat<br>Feock, UK. 1963<br>Architects: Team 4 (Su Brumwell, Wendy Cheeseman, Norman Foster and Richard Rogers)<p><i>“We wanted to ensure that all the</i> …

Tenderete: A Desk Connected Without Nails

Tenderete is a clean, modular desk that adapts to a user’s needs. Designed by Adolfo Navarro and Joshua Allen, this workstation celebrates minimal …

Fantastic Design Student Experiments from Japan

From Kobe Design University, simple but innovative furniture concept work<p>We last looked in on Kobe Design University's "Design Soil" student …

13 New York Street Photographers Profiled in “Everybody Street”

Directed by Cheryl Dunn, the fascinating documentary “Everybody Street” follows 13 iconic NYC photographers including Martha Cooper, Jill Freedman, Mary Ellen Mark, Jamel Shabazz, Ricky Powell and Boogie. The film explores the allure, danger and pleasure of street photography in an arresting wayall …

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Biophilia: Ceramics Inspired By the Growth of Plants

Both rooted and inspired by nature, Biophilia is a collection of four vessels created by Stoft design studio and ZolArt. Each piece represents a step …

A Bicycle For Both Occassional and Frequent Bikers

Whatever your commute needs are, the C-Class bike from Ariel Rider was designed for you. Blending the features found in a city bike and cargo bike, …

This portable standing desk folds down to the size of a magazine

Three Singapore-based industrial designers have created LEVIT8, a portable standing desk, which is the size of a magazine when flat, but can be …

These interior designers have completed their own office, so let's have a look at what they did

Circle Line Interiors, an interior design studio in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, have sent us photos of the office space they have designed for …

La Rambla House / Rosa Ma Ballester Espigares

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project involved the refurbishment of an existing listed building. It is sited in an agricultural …

Architects Team Up with Khmer Women to Build a Community Centre with Fabric and Concrete

Using an innovative method of casting concrete in lightweight fabric molds, the architects of Orkidstudio -- along with StructureMode -- teamed up …

Xixi Wetland Estate / David Chipperfield Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Xixi, a national wetland park located on the outskirts of Hangzhou, is a built landscape and an area of …

Sadie Snelson Architects Warehouse Transformation in the Heart of East London

In the heart of Clapton, East London, you’ll find this sleek warehouse conversion from the architects at Sadie Snelson. Previously divided into …

Finally, a Reusable Bottle That Unscrews in the Middle for Cleaning

You can show up at your gym drinkless and buy overpriced beverages there, or you can save a few bucks (and the environment) and carry your own …

Beyond The iPhone: What Apple TV Reveals About Designing For Tomorrow’s Devices

Four principles for designing Apple TV interfaces<p>Apple TV is not an iPhone. You may think this is obvious now, but you’d be surprised how many expectations you subconsciously carry from one context to the next. Take a look at the state of the platform, and you’ll see that most of the tvOS App Store …

A new notebook has been designed with removable magnetic pages

The California design team from Rekonect have launched their first product, a notebook that has a magnetic spine and pages, making it easy to remove …

Design Detail - Wall Pockets For Plants

When designing the renovation of an apartment for a client in Israel, architect Itai Palti, included these wall pockets for plants, that add a touch …