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Bike Brothers - Bonneville Bobber

In January, Bonnefication featured the Muzzleflasher, a custom Triumph Twin built by Germany based Bike Brothers, a build combining the power plant …

License Plates

Brazilian Mama: boutique hotel chain Mama Shelter opens in Rio

Mama Shelter, a budget boutique hotel brand set up by the co-founder of Club Med, has plumped the cushions at a new design-focused property in Rio de Janeiro<p>Boutique hotel chain Mama Shelter has opened its first branch in the southern hemisphere, with the launch of a new property in Rio de …

Rio De Janeiro

Plumen's WattNott LED lightbulb has a lifespan of 25 years

Lighting brand Plumen has designed a set of LED Edison light bulbs that it claims have a lifespan of a quarter of a century.<p>The low-energy WattNott …

Light Bulbs

Twelve Architects applies diamond-patterned facade to Sheffield university building

Referencing the stone tracery of an adjacent church, the aluminium lattice covering the facades of this university building in Sheffield, England, …

University of Sheffield

25 Reasons to Visit Romania with Diana & Alina

<i>Photo by Tibi Vintur</i><p>When you get to see their pictures, you fall in love so deeply that nothing else matters. They are Diana Enciu & Alina Tanasa, the best and most wonderful fashion bloggers in Romania. With amazing international projects, fashion weeks, many years of experience, and a natural …

Personal Organizing

Aluminium louvres screen facade of Toronto home by Paul Raff Studio

This family home in Toronto by local firm Paul Raff Studio features a brise-soleil made of aluminium louvres, designed to "bounce sunlight deep into …

Architecture

Forget All the Fancy Photo Gear, Here Is What a Truly Minimalistic Photographer Looks Like

As a follow up to my most recent article about making a living using nothing more than an iPhone camera, I wanted to dig a little deeper into my …

Tadao Ando says his first New York building will be "a very quiet piece of architecture"

Japanese architect Tadao Ando has revealed details about his first building in New York City, explaining that he wanted to "create something that …

Architecture

Innovative "More Sky" Windows Transform into Outdoor Seating for Small Apartments

In small dwellings, it can be a challenge to experience the beauty of natural light. Architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia has created three different window concepts called <i>More Sky</i> that mitigates this issue. By simply twisting and expanding, their frameworks transform from …

Architecture

Silver House by Olivier Dwek stands on the forested hillside of the Greek island Zante

Stark white walls frame vistas of the Ionian Sea from a bright white house by Brussels-based architect Olivier Dwek, which is perched above the …

Beer and Brats Around the World: The Best Oktoberfests

There are plenty of enjoyable Oktoberfest celebrations the world over—all featuring steins of frothy beer, lederhosen and keg tapping. But these are the Volkfests which promise the most memorable experiences.<p>Oktoberfest, Munich<p>The most well-known harvest festival is on the bucket list of any …

Beer

Minimalistic puzzle game Prune comes to the Google Play Store

If you’re a fan of minimalistic, relaxing mobile games, we’ve got a treat for you. Prune, the simple, award-winning puzzler from Joel McDonald has finally made its way to the Google Play Store. The game not only won the Best Upcoming Game during the 11th International Mobile Gaming Awards, it’s …

Google Play

Dachshund Racing in Australia: Pictures

Australia

How A Tiny Brewery Run By Monks Came To Make The Best Beer In The World

But fame found them anyway in the mid-2000s, when the beer-information website RateBeer.com named their dark, quadrupel-style 12 the best beer in the world.<p>RateBeer executive director Joe Tucker, who put together the beer ranking based on reviews from the site's users, said he had no idea how much …

Acquainted

Foster's London towers to feature one bike parking space per bedroom

<b>News:</b> a twin-towered residential development by Foster + Partners is set to become the most cycle-friendly high-rise in London, with one bike parking …

Architecture

Michelle Obama Takes India By Very Stylish Storm

Of the many reasons there are to admire Michelle Obama, her seemingly effortless resistance to jet lag has got to be one of them. At least when it comes to style, anyway.<p>The always fashionable first lady arrived alongside the president in India for a three day trip on Sunday, and was met not only …

Michelle Obama

A Quick Guide to Japanese Etiquette

<b>Japanese etiquette can often seem daunting to a traveller. Our quick guide highlights a few key customs to bear in mind.</b><p>Manners are of great importance in Japan, and although some customs, such as not littering, are a given for most travelers, others might not be so obvious. Despite the array of …

Japan

Studio MK27's "bookstore of the 21st century" was designed as a social meeting place

The vast open-plan interior of this São Paulo bookshop by Studio MK27 was designed to encourage shoppers to stay and read the books they've purchased …

Architecture should be more like Minecraft, says Bjarke Ingels

<b>Movie:</b> the founder of architecture firm BIG explains his theory of "Worldcraft" – creating architecture that focuses on turning "surreal dreams into …

Emmy Curl's own image is projected onto her face in Come Closer music video

<b>Music:</b> director Nuno Barbosa layered images of pop artist Emmy Curl over her body during this one-take music video for her single Come Closer.<p>In …

Joyce Wang's Mott 32 restaurant is "true to Hong Kong's past"

<b>Inside Festival 2014:</b> architect Joyce Wang explains how she used styles from throughout Hong Kong's history to design the restaurant that was named …

Yusuke Asai's Spectacular Nature-Inspired Mud Mural Debuts in Texas

Japanese artist Yusuke Asai uses pigmented earth found in local mud and sand to paint intricate, site-specific murals that sprawl across entire walls, ceilings, and floors. The Tokyo-born painter has decorated classrooms in Bihar and Maharashtra, India in the past, but his new exhibit <i>yamatane</i> …

Murals

Quick Fix for the Flimsy iPhone 6!

Worried about your flimsy iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Don’t be! The [BRIC+]xtreme case is here to protect your precious! Made of super durable aircraft grade …

Prabal Gurung

<b>ALL OCCASIONS</b> <b><br>New York:</b> Prabal Gurung designed a perfect Cruise collection that would be a “one-stop shop from morning to evening.” — from tees and …

Hawkins\Brown Reveal Plans for Bartlett School Revamp

Hawkins\Brown have revealed plans for a £30 million revamp of Wates House in London, home to the Bartlett School of Architecture. The alterations …

Brick Transformed: The 2014 Wienerberger Brick Award Winners

<i>The following news is presented by ArchDaily Materials, our new US product catalog.</i><p>The 2014 Wienerberger Brick Award Winners exemplify brick's …

Zaha Hadid and SOM Among 5 Competing to Design Scandinavia’s Tallest Tower

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b>, <b>SOM</b>, <b>Ian Simpson Architects</b>, <b>Manuelle Gautrand Architects</b>, and <b>Wingårdhs Arkitektkontor</b> are all competing to design what will be …