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A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home

The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a minimalist color palette.<p>When Gabriel and Debbie Mayes decided to embrace the tiny house movement, they knew the transition would be anything but easy. For starters, they—along …

8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know

Whether architects are trying to meet the Architecture 2030 Challenge or pursuing their own mission to save energy, they have an opportunity to …

'Fascinating And Also A Little Bit Uncomfortable': Andrew Wyeth At 100

In 1977, nearly 30 years after Andrew Wyeth's most famous painting "Christina's World" was created, critic Robert Rosenblum was asked to name the most overrated and most underrated artists. He put Wyeth in both categories.<p>"Robert Rosenblum's comment is accurate to a degree but also simplistic," …

Jackson Pollock

Donald Trump pulls US out of UN global compact on migration

On eve of international conference, US envoy says plan for more humane strategy is incompatible with US sovereignty<p>The Trump administration has pulled out of the United Nations’ ambitious plans to create a more humane global strategy on migration, saying involvement in the process interferes with …

These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Mesmerizing Animated Edward Hopper’s Masterpieces

For the 50th anniversary of the Edward Hopper’s death, a British digital agency, Verve Search for Orbitz chose to make the most famous masterpiece of …

The Golden Age of Bronx Graffiti

A new photo book by brothers Kenny and Paul Cavalieri, “From the Platform 2” traces the golden years of Bronx graffiti. The Cavalieris began shooting painted subway trains in 1983, a time in which style was king and competition among writers was strong. The brothers continued shooting (learning …

Oculus Wants You To Go To Work In A Headset

Facebook doesn’t just want you to play or socialize in VR. It wants you to work in it, too.<p>At Facebook’s yearly event for its Oculus VR division yesterday, the company announced all sorts of new, consumer-friendlier products, like a $199 Oculus Go VR headset system that doesn’t need an expensive PC …

Hill of Buddha by Tadao Ando

L’architecte japonais Tadao Ando a fait don d’un lieu sacré tout à fait particulier dans la province de Sapporo, au Nord du Japon. Le temple est une …

Clean Lines Reign Supreme in this Painter’s Appealing Artworks

Artist Mark Bradley-Shoup flattens the American landscape with a few slashes of an x-acto blade.<p>A never-ending horizon and ranch-style buildings make for a calming landscape reflective of rural America. Bringing block colors to life across the face of gas stations and civic buildings, the …

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

36 Days and 36 Design Prompts Lead to 36 Spectacular Typographical Creations

Jesseca Dollano makes a new type pattern with polished futurism.<p><i>36 Days of Type</i> is a yearly challenge created by Spanish designers Nina Sans and Rafa Goicoechea, which invites people across the world to design a new font every day for 36 consecutive days. For this year’s edition, up-and-coming …

Google Earth update shows how climate change has morphed our planet

The revised timelapse feature lets you see glaciers receding and sea levels rising in even sharper detail.<p>In 2013, Google released Google Earth Timelapse, an interactive viewer that lets users see satellite images of Earth from 1984 to the present, giving a rapid timelapse look at how human …

9 Basic Mac Hacks To Make Your Life Super Easy

Have you always been a Windows person and now have recently switched to a MacBook Pro?Do you find the Apple interface confusing?Are you a Mac user, …

23 incredible tiny homes from around the world

Real estate is constantly getting more expensive, and we're facing overpopulation and environmental damage. Tiny homes can help solve these issues, but many also prefer them to traditional housing because they're the perfect hybrid of comfort and convenience, since they are often mobile.<p>On roofs, …

Living Rooms

Open Air Hotel in the Swiss Alps

Situé en plein coeur des alpes suisses, à Graubünden, l’hôtel « Null Stern » (« The Zero Stars » en anglais) s’adresse à tous les amoureux de nature …

Animals drawn with a Single Line

Le studio Differantly dont nous avons exposé le travail il y a quelques mois nous revient avec une série basée sur le même concept de dessins …

Under Iranian Mosques Ceilings

L’instagramer @m1rasoulifard alimente son compte avec de superbes clichés documentant l’architecture des plafonds des mosquées iraniennes. Les …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

Fish

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

Best Movies of 2016 (So Far)

1. 'The Lobster'

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

103 Years of Male Pop Stars

De Prince à David Bowie en passant par Bing Crosby.<p>Vanity Fair a récemment sorti une vidéo qui s’intéresse à un siècle d’icônes masculines de la pop. …

Famous Guitarists and Singers Turned into Super Heroes

Dans sa série <i>Guitar Heroes</i>, l’illustrateur Butcher Billy a imaginé détourner les guitaristes et chanteurs iconiques en les transformant habilement en …

These 7 Cool Tech Tools Can Help You Change Your Life

Want to break a bad habit or start a good one? Tech can help.<p>Changing your habits is hard. Really hard. Maybe that's why there are so many experts offering advice on exactly how to approach your quest for a better lifestyle.<p>No doubt many of these tips are helpful, but as with any difficult …

Product Hunt

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

15 Documentaries You Have To Watch If You Haven't Already

Featuring The Jinx, When the Levees Broke, and What Happened, Miss Simone?

Documentaries

Essentials For Bikram Yoga

If you’re thinking about trying Bikram yoga for the first time – or if you’re a veteran practitioner looking to upgrade your gear – here are the most important items you’ll need for Bikram classes, which differ from many of the other types of yoga.<p>Bikram yoga is done in a hot room – very hot, 105 …