Erhan Turan

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Iconic Houses: The Eames House

Constructed in 1949 by the husband and wife duo of Charles & Ray Eames to serve as their home and studio and also known as <b>Case Study House No. 8</b> (as …

Architecture

17 Homes And Appliances That Prove We're Already Living In The Future

No, we aren't talking about Pat from Smart House.

Social Media

Amazing plant pods can grow more lettuce in a 10×10 room than a farm can grow on 1/2 acre

Do you live in a tiny apartment and want to grow your own food? Aggressively Organic has an answer. The Indiana-based company offers Micro Growth …

This Hotel in the Swiss Alps Is Made Up of 96 Prefab Modules

Suggested<p>PROMOTED<p>An Open Air Hotel Room in the Swiss Alps<p>Sleeping under the stars has been translated into an inspired concept that uses minimalism and the beauty of nature to…<p>Photo of the Week: Beautiful Hotel Made Up of Tiny Pods<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the …

“Architecture fiction” is the design world’s clickbait

Imagine a skyscraper that can be deployed in minutes. Consider a load-bearing helium balloon rising from the ground floor, unfurling levels as it ascends hundreds of feet in the air. Inspired by the mechanics of an accordion, Skyshelter.zip is a lightweight structure well-suited for disaster zones …

Scientists solve mystery of how Giant's Causeway was formed

According to legend, the Giant’s Causeway was built by the Irish giant, Finn MacCool, as a crossing to confront his Scottish rival. Scientists have an alternative explanation, and for the first time they have reproduced in the laboratory the process through which the causeway’s 40,000 near-perfect …

Earth Science

Zaha Hadid’s only private residence is finally complete

A master suite tower appears to float above the tree canopy<p>Capital Hill Residence, the only private home by the late Zaha Hadid, is finally complete. Designed for international real estate developer Vladislav Doronin, who is the chairman and CEO of OKO Group as well as of luxury hotel group Aman …

Go Stargazing in This Off-Grid Glass Prefab Nestled in the Desert

An idyllic glass house that's perfect for stargazing offers a surprisingly comfortable immersion in one of Europe’s most extreme landscapes.<p>Expecting comfort from a fully glazed home in a desert may seem improbable, but that’s exactly what’s promised in La Casa del Desierto, a temporary prefab …

Architecture

JJO House / Arqbox

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The architectural design approach of this residence was born by the analysis of the topography. A …

A Belgian Architect's Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance

This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with light.<p>On the periphery of Genk, Belgium, in the eastern province of Limburg, the 2,800-square-foot, Square House is a respite from the city for architect Peter Geraerts, …

25 Business Plan Tips From Professionals

To jump-start your business, have a solid business plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Fit Small Business<p>Looking to start a new business? If you want to succeed you need to have a solid plan. While writing a business plan can be a daunting task, you don’t need a fancy business degree in order to …

No Logo Logo! Brand Identity for Something

Motherbird, a design studio from Australia created an amazing brand identity for the London based content agency Something. As they describe, it's a …

Graphic Design

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Adobe's renovated headquarters channels the design giant’s creative energy

When it came time to renovate creative software powerhouse Adobe’s headquarters in San Jose, it was abundantly clear that creativity and color would …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Welcome the Outdoors In

These inviting homes give the term "getting back to nature" a whole new meaning. From floor-to-ceiling windows to a house built around a tree, scope out the homes that made our editor's top picks of the week.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home</i> …

Architecture

This 1940 Film on Road Maps Will Make You Appreciate Map Apps Like Never Before

In the modern era, we take for granted having constantly updated, largely accurate maps of just about every road in the world at our fingertips. If …

British Columbia

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

18 Places to Go in 2018

Christopher William Adach/Flickr<p>Wondering where to travel in 2018? We’ve got you covered.<p>It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in …

Northern California

These 13 Skills Will Improve Your Branding Efforts

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p><i>Question: What skill could an entrepreneur learn in his or her spare time that can help them improve their branding strategy or efforts?</i><p>The following 13 answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only …

Minimal, Slightly Animated Logos Featuring Line Drawings, Clean Typography

<b>Animated logos</b> is becoming a really popular trends, and we have recently featured these fun and creative brand animations with surprising</b> …

From Bad To Worse: 15 Supervillains RUINED By 90s Cartoons

The ’90s was a great era for superhero cartoons. After the success of <i>Batman: The Animated Series</i> and <i>X-Men: The Animated Series</i>, networks like Fox …

Comics

5 Healthy Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The quality of your life determines how balanced you are. Many of us have trouble keeping health and …

Massive Ancient Underground City Once Housed 20,000 People

Many of us have fantasized about having a door in our home that leads us to a hidden world, but can you imagine a buried city laying just behind the walls of your house? In 1963, a Turkish man knocked down a wall in his basement, only to discover the ancient 18-story underground city of …

Archaeology

BONANOVA Apartments / PMAM

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Interior refurbishment project of an old medical center –a nearby Hospital former external wing- located …

Finland's Government Uses This Simple Design Method. Why You Should, Too | Inc.com

Whether your business is large or small, nascent or established, there are continually questions you need to answer in order to improve your offering. One quick and low-risk way to answer these questions is to run experiments. Designing small market-facing prototypes or tests can get you closer to …

Design

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

5 Mindset Shifts You've Got to Make to Be a Million-Dollar Entrepreneur

From an outsider's perspective, an entrepreneur's life can seem very glamorous, but it's actually a lot of hard work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since the introduction of social media and reality television shows, a window into the world of entrepreneurship has been …

The Basics of Design Sprints and Other Jargon

Nowadays, more and more product teams are adopting Agile processes to manage projects and create more user-centric products. As a result, we’ve seen …

Design

Sand Instantly Turns Into a Fluid If You Blow Air Through It

Although years of movies and TV shows have planted the idea in our head that quicksand is some sort of gritty soup that will swallow you whole in …