The maker community is embracing affordable mini-mills designed to machine wood and metal. MakerBot’s 3-D printers will soon be able to produce items that look like bronze, limestone, and wood, thanks
This post originally appeared at Ensia. Inside a sprawling single-story office building in Bedford, Massachusetts, in a secret room known as the Growth Hall, the future of solar power is cooking at more
While in Vancouver for TED last month, we stumbled upon the just-opened "Living Produce Aisle," which makes salads and smoothies from microgreens, vegetables and herbs grown right inside the space. The
Let’s face it, designer lighting can cost a pretty penny. Instead of spending your tax refund on a brand new ceiling lamp, make yourself an entire set of stylish concrete pendant lights with a single of
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a... It is not easy to design the interior of a tiny house without making compromises
It's not going to solve poverty, for instance. But that doesn't mean it's not worth doing. The phrase “tactical urbanism” came into use just a few short years ago, coined by a group of young planners activists
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3D printers can build anything from prosthetics and musical instruments to Hershey chocolates. But, even as the technology continues to make strides with materials (metal, concrete, etc.) and takes on
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A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn. A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.
Fashion designer Lisa Perry stripped her family's Florida getaway to its pure white essence, then filled it with the bright colors and bold artworks she loves Fashion designer Lisa Perry stripped her Florida
As cities continue to grow in population, there's always the challenge of doing more with less – especially when it comes to housing. How do we make a small space feel and act like a larger one? The Madrid-based