Virgin Atlantic reminds us that even when measured in grams, the dividends of good design can pay off big. At 35,000 feet, small design decisions have big consequences. Ounces saved, in the design of equipment,
Robert Brown and Frank Demandt, the architects behind Miami Beach's three fabulous wacky Walgreens, are bringing one of their signature drug stores to Brickell, this time with developer George Kidman Paradise
Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How to Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step-by-step
The architect of the dispossessed meets the one per cent. The main campus of Vitra, a Swiss furniture company that produces Frank Gehry’s Wiggle chair, is an Epcot of contemporary architecture. It includes
We've compiled a list of some of our favorites from the recently-announced World Architecture Festival's 2014 Shortlist. Images sourced via Beginning October 1st, the World Architecture Festival will their
Boldly taking the art of shipping container architecture to brave new heights, the proposed Hive-Inn by Hong-Kong-based design firm OVA studio hopes to build a towering hotel of cargo units that can be
Liberals who complain about income inequality not only repeat the excerpts they have read from Thomas Piketty’s book but also raise the issue of CEO pay levels relative to average workers, ad nauseam.
Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human
Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from beach.
The economy of the rural Northern Californian region is dominated by marijuana, and many growers are worried that when pot becomes legal, prices will plummet and they'll lose their livelihoods. A weed-grow
TravelIntelligent Travel In Italy, a land of such strict culinary customs that sprinkling Parmesan on your pizza is practically a crime, only one food is excepted from the no-eating-while-walking rule:
Travel and food blogger Jodi Ettenberg explains why she left a successful career behind – and no, it wasn’t to “find herself” or “pursue her passion”. When people hear how I quit my job as a lawyer after