David Young

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See How This Couple Built Their Mobile Tiny Home For Just $30K

At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>When Washington–based couple Robert and Samantha Garlow decided to downsize to a mobile dwelling, they knew instantly that they wanted to build the home themselves. To document their DIY …

Framing

How Innovation as a Service is Important for Start-ups and Corporates

Innovating before it's time is the right step forward<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Have you ever walked into a party and found that you’re the only one there because you’re …

Want a 300 Percent Return on Investment? Try This Problem-Solving Practice

Align and get things done faster.<p>Design thinking is probably a term you hear every day, but have you woven it into the DNA of your business? Do you operate under the misconception that you don't run a creative business and therefore design is merely a superficial exercise, or the chrome you add at …

A Quirky Micro-Office Hides Behind a “Hairy” Facade

A tiny, distraction-free workspace is concealed behind a mysterious “hairy” exterior with no discernible entrance in Nottingham, England.<p>Motivated by the dilemma of workplace distractions, the design team at 2hD Architecture Workshop creates Mission Control—an experimental micro-office covered in …

Architecture

This Company Is Changing How We Think About Motorized Shades

The first to develop aesthetically pleasing motorized shading technology, J Geiger offers a modern alternative to dated, visually distracting window coverings.<p>When James Geiger was leafing through the pages of Dwell in 2012, he made one interesting and illuminating observation. None of the stunning …

South Carolina

Do-C Hotel

Located in Tokyo, the Do-C Hotel reimagines the capsule hotel. The existing building was already equipped with pods. The retro capsules, along with …

Architecture

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

6 Essential Tips For Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting

Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can imbue style, atmosphere, and just the right amount of illumination—but finding the ideal setup is not always easy.<p>In the dining room, a light fixture is a particularly …

Interior Design

An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft

Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted industrial building.<p>Vipp got its start in 1939 with a pedal-controlled trash bin (a design that now sits among MoMA’s permanent design collection). In 2015, the company …

Prefab Homes

Everything Architects Need to Know About Acoustic Panels

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is Acoustic Panels. If you’re looking for the perfect acoustic panels for your next project, search for it on Source, Architizer’s new network marketplace for</i> …

The Tech-Savvy In China May Be Opting For 'Screen-less' Televisions

As much as some parts of the world — Hong Kong in particular — don’t want to admit it, the reality is China is quite advanced in some areas. For example, while Hong Kong and many parts of Asia are still mostly cash-driven societies, in China most have dumped their wallet in favor of e-payment apps …

Gear & Gadgets

This office in a box is actually kind of cool

The HO folds together into a self-contained table<p>With office spaces getting smaller and smaller and more folks working remotely or at home, you may have thought that the cubicle was a thing of the past. But this lovely office cube from designer Francesc Rifé may convince you otherwise.<p>The HO is a …

Best Prototyping Tools Recommended for 4 Different Design Scenarios

Prototyping is an effective approach to turn your ideas into a crowd-funding product, but it’s not easy to pick <b>the best prototyping tools</b> for your …

Every Week is a Design Sprint

An evil, hipster voice inside me says: I did design sprints before it was cool. But it is true, years ago when there were no books about it, and far …

UX Design

UNIKGLASS Barn Door

UNIKGLASS is designed to divide space with a glass door that slides along an existing wall, generating larger openings and more light while adding contemporary design to residential, commercial or hospitality projects.<p>- Ideal for kitchen, bedroom or bathroom entrances, lounges, offices, etc.<p>- …

Amazon’s cashier-free Go stores may only need six human employees

From three to a max of 10 employees<p>Amazon’s bold checkout-free convenience store concept has only one location today, but if the company’s expansion plans pan out, we could start seeing a radical rethinking of physical retail nationwide. According to the <i>New York Post</i>, Amazon plans to mandate that …

Nils Holger Moormann creates space-saving living cube for micro apartments

This unit containing sleeping, eating and working areas was designed by Nils Holger Moormann for those living in micro apartments.<p>Kammerspiel, which …

NexDock Aims To Turn Intel's Upcoming Compute Cards Into Full-Blown Convertible Devices

Last year, Nex Computer successfully executed a crowd-funding campaign for a device called the NexDock that turned some mini-PCs, like the Intel Compute Stick, and compatible smartphones into pseudo-14” laptops. For under $120, the first generation NexDock was outfitted with a Bluetooth keyboard, …

Computer Hardware

This new design allows you to pitch your tent ON TOP of your car roof

A company has introduced a new innovative tent design that sits on top of vehicle roofs, allowing for a unique camping experience for families.<p>Founded by Soon Park following a trip from Boston to Los Angeles that was inspired by the freewheeling pros of Jack Kerouac’s <i>On The Road,</i> the iKamper …

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Organizing Ideas for Entryways & Foyers Without Closets

Between jackets, purses, mail and an ever-growing mountain of shoes, the entryway is a tough spot to keep under control—and less square footage …

Wall Art

Looking Ahead: 17 Design Trends for 2017

From patched fabrics to terracotta floor tiles and pale brick walls: Our predictions for the interiors trends that will define 2017.<p>1. Pale …

To Attract Top Talent, Approach Recruiting Like A Design Challenge

Hiring creative leaders is notoriously difficult. To lure them in, you need a game plan.<p>Creative leaders are crucial to growing a business. Steve Jobs didn’t turn Apple products into objects of desire through quant skills. He had a creative vision, and he delivered on it. But creative leaders are …

6 Super Simple Tricks for Closing Way More Sales

Transform sales by implementing small changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few sentences are more frustrating for a salesperson to hear than, “I want to think it over.” Every salesperson knows the pain of this open-ended response. It can cause the sales process to …

Why is Johnson & Johnson getting into startups?

Everyone knows Johnson & Johnson, the conglomerate behind Band-Aid, Tylenol and Johnson's Baby Shampoo. By comparison, very few folks outside the tech industry will have heard of Hax, a Shenzen-based startup incubator. Now, however, the pair are hooking up to find, develop and invest in startups …

The future of front-end development is design

Should we make our kids learn to code? This question was posed to me at a recent dinner party. As one of the only people in our social circle who has worked in and around software development for an entire career, I get this type of question often. My immediate response was a resounding yes, and I …

UX Design

Heimplanet Motion Series

Heimplanet are one of our favorite brands, they first caught our attention and the public´s interest with the very popular "Cave Tent", and have …

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