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California country home by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop features an outdoor living room

This solar-powered retreat in Northern California's Sonoma wine region was designed by US firm Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects to include …

This Brutalist Cabin Is the Ultimate Winter Retreat for Architects

Cabins can make the perfect winter retreat, whether in the snowy mountains of Vermont or the deep woods of Minnesota. Their iconic shape and log-based architecture have become synonymous with the American Dream of one day owning an independent little homestead in the wild. We've all seen this …

studio kaksikko highlights the tactile qualities of wood at the stockholm furniture fair

<b>founded by salla luhtasela and wesley walters, studio kaksikko is a helsinki-based design practice specializing in ceramic tableware and wooden</b> …

Furniture

Modern rammed earth home echoes region's natural cave dwellings

Be it an earthship or a rammed earth house, earth architecture is of particular interest to many of us since earth is a) plentiful and b) cheaper to …

Tetra House / Bercy Chen Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tetra House is a single-family residence located in the lively neighborhood of South Austin. The project …

Minimalist Tribeca loft with 'Japanese-inspired' design seeks $2.9M

This sprawling studio boasts plenty of custom built-ins<p>When it comes to this expansive Tribeca loft, there is much to be discussed. The brokerbabble states “this is not your average run-of-the-mill apartment,” and we’re actually inclined to agree.<p>Situated 1,700 square feet of space, the …

The Tiny House Fad Comes To Office Design

“The space investment is mobile, liquid, in a way; it can go places, it can be sold if necessary.”<p>Tiny houses have evolved from a twee trend into a viable design solution for combatting homelessness, densifying cities, and making vacations more affordable. It’s also creeping into office design, as …

The $25K Pod That Could Ease L.A.’s Homelessness Crisis

These bright, airy shelters are carefully designed to sidestep red tape.<p>Every night, an estimated 50,000 people sleep on the streets of Los Angeles–a figure that’s skyrocketed by 35% in the last year alone. The problem is so bad that the mayor has declared a state of emergency, and in November, …

Logotype vs Logomark

What’s the Difference?<p>In the field of logo design, you will find that most logos consist of lettering, often called a logotype design, and a symbol …

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Mjölk presents Shaker-themed exhibition of old and new designs

Toronto design store Mjölk has curated a display of original products from the Shaker movement, and commissioned contemporary interpretations of the …

The Birch Bark Series by Union Wood Co

Vancouver-based Union Wood Co utilizes real birch bark to complete their series of lacquered storage cabinets. Birch bark is an adaptable material …

Lucas y Hernández-Gil revamp 19th-century Madrid flat with smooth finishes and colourful paintings

Spanish studio Lucas y Hernández-Gil has overhauled a Madrid apartment by reconfiguring its layout, installing a new kitchen, and adding slick oak …

Seven unusual treehouses you can sleep inside at Sweden's Treehotel

Seven Scandinavian architects have now built treehouses for Sweden's Treehotel, including a bird's nest, a mirrored cube and the charred timber cabin …

10 of the best London house extensions from Dezeen's Pinterest boards

The winner of 2017's Don't Move, Improve! awards has just been announced, so we're taking a moment to dwell on London house extensions. These 10 from …

Klopf Architecture revamps mid-century modern Eichler home in California

San Francisco-based Klopf Architecture has remodelled a house built by Joseph Eichler, the post-war real estate developer who helped introduce modern …

TinkerBox / Studio MM Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A …

11 Of The Most Uniquely Designed Starbucks Coffee Shops From Around The World

Despite having well over 20,000 locations worldwide, Starbucks still manages to create unique stores that combine their iconic style with details …

Micro Apartment With Sliding Furniture And An Open Design

When downsizing became popular a while back in Hong Kong, the houses and apartments started getting smaller and smaller. Soon after that, a micro …

These 10 Truss Houses Blend Beautiful Architecture With Elegant Engineering

Few structural systems are as iconic as the truss. Forming historic bridge designs, trusses within architecture have usually been reserved for roof forms. From the rectilinear Vierendeel to Bowstring, Warren and Pratt configurations, different trusses take on a variety of shapes and sizes. …

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nendo interview and studio visit

<b>on a recent visit to tokyo, designboom met with nendo‘s founder oki sato at his new studio to discuss his ongoing projects.</b> the new office space is …

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Sunny Park Slope artist’s loft with unusual layout seeks $675,000

Currently configured as an open artist’s studio, the abode could also be converted into a more standard one-bedroom<p>Billed as the “antidote to winter every urbanite needs,” this sunny Park Slope one-bedroom may be lacking in space at 587 square feet, but there’s no denying its unusual charms.<p>The …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

Beautiful House in Trees in Los Angeles

Nestled in a beautiful hillside in Los Angeles hills, this place is inspiring. House in Trees is a project by Anonymous Architects and you can see …

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