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The Most Impressive Shoes Ever Made

The Ki ecobe is one of those eye-opening products that you experience once in a few years. Designed with an aim to be socially responsible and …

From Folded to Floating in 10 Minutes

10 minutes is all you need transform this origami-inspired design from its folded form to a seaworthy vessel! It’s called MyCanoe and it’s compact …

7 ways billionaires like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates demonstrate the ancient philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

Around 304 BC, a wealthy and successful merchant named Zeno was shipwrecked on a trading voyage. He lost nearly everything. Making his way to Athens, he was introduced to philosophy by Crates of Thebes, a famous Cynic, which changed his life. Within a few years, Stoic philosophy would be born. As …

Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

Kenchikukagu Folding Furniture

Do you live in a bachelor suite and love the fact that you have a small space? Japan-based Atelier OPA celebrates this idea of living in one room …

Fold: Ceramics That Appear to Transform

Héctor Esrawe, of Esrawe Studio, worked with Merkki to create the Fold collection of ceramic objects that appear to transform through a sequence of …

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These stairs were inspired by the Japanese art form of paper folding

New York based firm Incorporated Architecture & Design, have designed these unique stairs for a two-floor apartment.<p>Taking inspiration from the …

12 foreign islands that most Americans have probably never heard of

A Montreal House Designed for a Sculptor

Sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz collaborated with architects Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis, of firm YH2, on his house surrounded by a …

This Multicolor Facelift Owes Much to Modern Art

Abstract expressionist Richard Diebenkorn inspired the fresh coats of paint at this Maryland home.<p>Shop the Look<p>Modern Art in America 1908–68<p>Amazon<p>A radical re-evaluation of American modernism. The importance of American artists in the history of modern art is well-known and well-documented, from …

7 tiny bedrooms to copy right now

We at homify have decided to put out another—hopefully useful—article featuring inspiring tiny space designs: bedrooms, the one room we all have in …

7 steps to a simpler home (and life)

Know what the keyword of any successful home design is? Simplicity. It needs to look effortless and straightforward, yet far from dull. It has to …

15 small bathrooms to see before renovating yours

There is a place in the home where great transformations happen. This is a room that is used to perform ordinary tasks, such as showering, but it …

Interior Design

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

1/5<p>Yellowstone Oil Spill<p>We've been keeping close tabs on the clean-up of the Yellowstone oil spill that occurred on July 1 when an Exxon Mobil …

Articles about family starts fresh seattle home stunning lakeside views on Dwell.com - Dwell

About three hours northwest of Stockholm, Villa Sunnanö is a Scandinavian escape that frames a waterfront tableau.<p>We want 2017 to be your best year yet: a year of health, wealth, good vibes and great Bedding.<p>After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<p>After a …

It’s Always Happy Hour at This Apartment

Two materials define the Party Wall: white Corian and rich burled walnut.<p>Exterior doors slide open and tuck to the side to reveal shelving for liqour bottles and glassware and a beer tap.<p>Chen says the clever home bar is a hybrid of an architectural element and a piece of furniture.<p>The wood bar is …

An 'S' Shaped Home Overlooking The Beach

The design of this house is based around the home owner’s request to have a two floor modern concrete house that could function as two separate …

Maria Jose Trejos designs a shipping container home in Costa Rica

Architect Maria Jose Trejos has designed Casa Incubo, a home made from eight shipping containers, that serves as both a residential space and …

This Tropical House Is Almost Completely Open To The Outside

This recently completed home in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is nestled between the jungle and the beach. Designed by Benjamin Garcia Saxe, the home is a …

Prospera raises $7 million to put computer vision and AI to work on the farm

A Tel Aviv-based startup called Propsera has raised $7 million in new venture funding to build out systems that will monitor and help farmers improve the health of their crops, and optimize their operations.<p>Bessemer Venture Partners led the Series A round.<p>Prospera CEO and co-founder Daniel Koppel …

Here's the age you peak at everything throughout life

Life doesn't come with a road map. But that hasn't stopped scientists from wanting to build one.<p>A range of studies examine how our physical and mental traits, ranging from attractiveness to smarts, change as people rack up birthdays.<p>The best news is that no matter how old you are right now, there's …

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

What Freudian slips really reveal about your mind

Do our verbal stumblings unveil our unconscious desires – or are they simply an innocent glitch in the brain’s workings? BBC Future investigates.<p>It was 1988 and the then-vice president, George H. W. Bush, was on a routine visit to Idaho. He was supposed to give a dry speech on agricultural policy …

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13 Multi-Level Backyards To Get You Inspired For A Summer Backyard Makeover!

Summer is the time for outdoor entertaining. But in order to do that you’ve got to have a great outdoor space! Here are 13 multi-level backyards to …

This Self-Proclaimed Micronation Has Plans For A Car-Free, Algae-Powered City

By Adele Peters3 minute Read<p>On a tiny piece of land between Croatia and Serbia–a disputed territory that doesn’t clearly belong to either country–a …

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How A 300-Year-Old Religious Sect Is Influencing Young Designers Today

Centuries before capital-m Modernism, the Shakers built clean-lined, functionalist furniture embodying their stringent spiritual beliefs.<p>The principles of honesty, utility, and simplicity read like a modernist’s credo, but those were the core design values of the Shakers, a radically conservative …

The Artist Who Painted With Land

Roberto Burle Marx’s abstract gardens are legendary. But the landscape architect considered himself first and foremost a painter.<p>One of landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx’s most celebrated works is the patterned Copacabana sidewalk that runs along the Avenida Atlântica in Rio de Janeiro. From …