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Design Dilemma: Making the Most of a Small Bedroom

Yes, tight bedrooms can sometimes feel frustrating, but they can also be an opportunity. Here’s the chance to create a restful, peaceful space, …

Gift guide 2013: Gifts for the budget traveller

From a mini scale that helps avoid excess baggage fees to a 10-day trip through the Cambodian countryside, these five items will satisfy any wallet-conscious wanderer.

How photographing events stops us living them

As someone who has spent the last two decades making my living as a photographer, I know what it's like to stare down the barrel of a lens. I have also often been in the predicament of trying to determine whether the image I hold in my head is of the actual experience or the memory of the image …

Coldest place in the universe

The ghostly Boomerang Nebula, coldest known place in the universe, reveals its true shape in this image from the giant ALMA radio telescope.<p>The …

Shove Stuff: Minimal Desk with Simple Built-In Back Shelf

The idea is simple: keep your stuff to the back, be it books or simply whatever you need to push out of the way while you get things down, and a …

Design Icon: Etch-A-Sketch

<b>Design:</b> Etch-A-Sketch (originally known as “L’Ecran Magique,” meaning “The Magic Screen”)<p><b>Designer:</b> André Cassagnes (1926-2013)<p><b>Date:</b> 1959<p><b>Country of</b> …