Mark Tran

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This Glass And Wood Suspended Cat Enclosure Was Custom Designed Just For The Family's Cats

Interior design firm INDOT have designed a custom, built-in modern cat enclosure for their clients, who wanted to have a dedicated space for their …

Home Ownership

A Mid-Century Hillside Home In LA Is Renovated by ras-a

Situated on a steep hill just under the Shakespeare Bridge in Los Angeles, this mid-century home was renovated and given a small addition by ras-a, …

Architecture

We Can't Get Enough of This Strangely Magical Combo at Home

If you look at a lot of pictures of kitchens and bathrooms, you're bound to see a lot of white. But this post is about a different look entirely — …

Finally, a bag for C-stands

Ever had to carry a C-Stand from one place to another? If you do you know how cumbersome it is. It’s big. It’s heavy and those legs just seem to get …

A powerful new documentary series on the Vietnam war

THE great novels of the Vietnam war, both in English and in Vietnamese, tend towards surrealism. In Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried”, an army …

Culture (UK)

Luxury Travel Meets Astounding Organisation - The Voyager 2 Weekender

Los Angeles-based design firm This Is Ground has debuted the second generation of its Voyager bag, a luxe weekender made of 100% leather that offers …

Shoulderpod R2 Pocket Rig is a Portable Rig For Your Smartphone

Move over, selfie stick. All the way over. The Shoulderpod R2 Pocket Rig is here to turn pretty much any locale into an impromptu photo or video …

Lofree Poison Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Price: $70+ | Pledge | LinkFrom the makers of the Lofree Keyboard comes another retro style gadget. The Poison Bluetooth speaker has a nice Space Age …

A Specialized Graphic Design Bookstore Comes to Brooklyn

There’s nothing that’s quite as analog and nostalgic as finding a book you love and spending an afternoon thumbing through it. Graphic designers …

Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” Soundtrack: Beatles, Nina Simone, Jimi Hendrix, More

Dylan, Stones, Temptations, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, dozens more to appear<p>Ken Burns’ upcoming PBS series “The Vietnam War” begins airing September 17, with an original score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross to come along with it. Today, in addition to detailing their score for the new 18-hour …

Tiny Space Living: Ikeahacks...from Ikea

Kitchen cabinets in the bedroom and other tricks<p>I came across this interesting series of videos in Ikea's archives. Called the "Square Meter …

PENNA: A Vintage Typewriter-Inspired Bluetooth Keyboard

Typing anything more than a word or phrase on your tech device can be painful, which is why wireless Bluetooth keyboards continue to grow in …

A Storage-Packed Desk So You Can Keep Your Workspace Tidy

Nothing slows your work roll like a cluttered desk and with most of them seeming to have a real lack of storage, what do you do? The only real …

A Compact Apartment in Kiev with a Glass-Enclosed Bedroom

Spanning a mere 45 square meters (approx. 484 square feet), this compact apartment in the center of Kiev was designed by MARTIN architects for …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

Hidden depths of Amalfi

Hidden depths of Amalfi<p>The Amalfi Coast remains an intriguing mix of sophistication and simplicity. A mere seagull's spit from the super yachts, …

These Bookshelves Hide A Secret Room

When architect Consuelo Jorge designed this apartment for an art collector in Brazil, she decided to get a bit creative and included these three …

Microsoft Fluent Design System: Breaking down Windows 10's new look

Windows 10 is getting a huge makeover that’s starting with the upcoming Fall Creators Update. But for all the hoopla over the Fluent Design System (previously known as Project Neon) and its new aesthetic philosophy, we only got the brief look at it during Microsoft’s Day 2 Build keynote. The demo …

Tom Mitchell Photography

Fashion and beauty portraits with a cinematographic touch captured by photographer and filmmaker Tom Mitchell.Originally from Scotland, Tom Mitchell …

The 12 Films That Influenced Wes Anderson (and Where to Find Them)

In celebration of Wes Anderson's birthday week, here are a dozen of his favorite movies.<p>Wes Anderson may have turned 48 on Monday, but his projects …

Honey Birdette's Le Freak Lingerie Shoot is a Sight for Sore Eyes

Honey Birdette, Australia’s sexiest lifestyle brand has re-launched its best-selling lingerie – the Luna collection, in a stunning, opulent ivory …

Japan’s Abandoned Botanical Garden

I love Japan; The people, the food, the culture, the technology. It is truly of the best countries in the world. As technologically updated Japan is …

Who Won the 2017 World Whisky Awards?

Forget the Oscars and their flubs (seriously, how do you blow it on Best Picture?), this year’s best award show was the 2017 World Whiskies Awards. …

If Only Your Workplace Looked Like this Festen Designed London Office...

It’s hard enough to drag yourself out of bed each morning, even tougher when you’re about to spend the day working from a dull, repetitious office. …

The Wheelmen Python-Wrapped Bicycle Is Outrageously Lavish

U.S. based luxury sporting goods company Williamson Goods has just created one of the most expensive bicycles ever made. This super-exclusive bike …

Cast Trestle Dining Table

Richly-grained acacia wood gives our Cast Trestle Dining Table a rustic feel, while its live edges make each one subtly one of a kind. We dressed up …

Food & Dining

Ikea Kitchen Upgrade: 9 Custom Cabinet Companies for the Ultimate Kitchen Hack

Love the price and functionality of Ikea kitchen components but not the cabinet front choices? An array of new companies is offering custom cabinet …

Kitchens

8 Haunted Retail Stores Where You Can Browse for Ghosts

If you think that haunted houses and cemeteries are the only places spirits reside, get ready to call your local Ghostbusters. All across America, …

Seattle

This font manager could be an iTunes for typography

Just like colours, images and drawing tools, the makers of cloud-based typography management site Fontyou believe that fonts are a powerful asset for …

Here's What Podiatrists Think About Your Crocs

This is not great news.<p>Love them or hate them, Crocs -- the rubber clogs that started out in 2002 as boater-floaters for Jimmy Buffett types in Florida but have now sold more than 300 million pairs in 90 countries -- are here to stay.<p>Treasured for their comfort, rubberiness and floatability, …

Crocs