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Britain is crashing into the end of the homeownership era

As a result, prices are skyrocketing across the country. What makes this situation worse is the fact that wages are not moving fast enough to keep up with the surge in property prices.<p><b>The era of homeownership is therefore ending</b>, according to the latest figures from think tank Resolution Foundation.<p>…

Housing

These over-the-water bungalows are coming to the Caribbean

Over-the-water bungalows are to South Pacific islands as yellow cabs are to New York City — if a cab ride cost a couple grand.<p>Now the luxurious …

Inspired by #PatsDiner: The Most Memorable Diner Moments in Movie History

There’s something inherently all-American about the diner in all of its chrome-clad, greasy-spoon glory. It’s a backdrop of Americana that—in the hands of the right set designer and director—can tell quite a tale before actors even appear on the scene. There’s the classic, saccharine allusion to …

Dan Aykroyd

The Muay Thai Vigilante

Fightland Blog<p>Photos by Matthew Yarbrough<p>Sometime in the mid 1980s, a young Muay Thai fighter, newly in his twenties, parked his motorcycle outside a duck soup restaurant in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, hoping to beat the dinner rush. Dam, known in the ring as Saming Thong (Gold Tiger), had …

Muay Thai

A small space makeover

When our goop guy, Kevin Keating, moved into a gorgeous and light-filled apartment in West Hollywood after several years in London, he found himself …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

The world's most expensive countries to visit

These are the world's 20 cheapest countries to visit (and the five most expensive)

How I Grew My Facebook Traffic by 200% in 60 Days

<i>Andrianes Pinantoan heads growth marketing at Canva, an online design tool that helps you and your team create stunning visual marketing assets faster and easier than ever.</i><p>Have you noticed it? Recently, more and more companies have started complaining about the declining amount of traffic Facebook …

Marketing

A beginner's guide to drills and bits

<b>Steve Hoefer</b> returns with another guide to some of the things that make civilized life possible.<p>There are a dizzying number of ways to put a hole in …

Parrot MiniDrones get US pricing, August release date

Cramming a lot of fun into small packages, the Rolling Spider and Jumping Sumo MiniDrones will be landing in the US in time for the holidays.<p>In case you missed it back at CES 2014, Parrot unveiled a new MiniDrone line to go along with its larger AR.Drone models such as the upcoming BeBop .<p>The …

Graphic Artworks by Karnes Poster Company

Graphic Poster Design.<p>Karnes Poster Company is a one-man poster studio by the talented graphic designer Eric Karnes. The designer loves to create …

Graphic Design

15 Volcanic Eruptions Seen from Space

A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet’s surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from the magma chamber …

Azure Indo

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Aquatic Sports

Freedom Rooms: Micro Apartments Designed by Prisoners

Who has more experience living in cramped spaces than prisoners? Modeled after a jail cell, the ironically named Freedom Room is a 96-square-foot …

The Sharky Tea Infuser, designed in Argentina by Pablo Matteoda has a clever design that is both fun and useful. The floating tea infuser extracts tea leaves, herbs or fruit in water until completely saturated. During the waiting process, you can see the color of your tea create a beautiful effect which reminded us of the movie scenes where the ocean turned blood red (o

jean-luc-cornec-installation-in-museum-of-communication-frankfurt on design-dautore.com A creation of artist Jean-Luc Cornec, it features old rotary telephones, and yards of telephone cord, fabricated to resemble grazing sheep.Incredibly resourceful, they mimic the woolen texture amazingly well.

design

Villa F With Impressive Futuristic Architecture

I could never imagine such an unusual vacation home with an amazing sculptural shape. This is Villa F in Rhodes, Greece, by Peter Thomas Hornung, …

Architecture

Not Another Bill: A Service That Delivers Curated Packages To Your Doorstep

Wouldn’t it be nice to receive a package of surprise goodies every month, instead of a stack of bills?<p>We’re entering a brand new era of snail mail. Personal correspondence is still largely digital, but people are pining for that visceral thrill of finding a surprise waiting for them at home–enough …

Live & Work, Warped: Japanese Townhouse & Noodle Shop

Live and work spaces have a tricky set of tasks to manage – beyond the layout itself, there is the look. In this case, the architects managed to tap …

Avant-garde

Cosgriff House by Christopher Polly Architect

Keeping the original shell of the home, the Cosgriff House was given an environmental and economic renovation and extension designed by architect …

Time Machine Clock by Daniel Duarte

Portugual-based designer Daniel Duarte’s Time Machine seems appropriately named as I could imagine getting mesmerized and transfixed watching the …

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