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Patricia Urquiola designs Mesh outdoor furniture collection for Kettal

Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has used expanded metal mesh to create the furniture in this collection for Spanish brand Kettal (+ …

With Ferrolight, Less Is More

Ferrolight is a Dutch company that designs custom lighting for private and business clients. For them, they operate on the principle of “less is …

This Ain’t No Ikea

Because even though you can put it together by hand, it’s built to LAST! It’s the notable Key line from Housefish. Created using advanced digital …

Infographic: Should You Buy Or Rent A House?

It can be hard to decide between renting or buying when looking for a new home. There are so many variables! And it’s an enormous decision, not one to be taken lightly. The <i>New York Times</i> blog The Upshot has put together an interactive infographic that could help.<p>The calculator asks several …

What Life Is Like Inside A 129-Square-Foot Apartment

It’s Paris! You could do worse.<p>Most micro-apartments tend to tout their design and they don’t come cheap. The concept of using every square inch has been (rather brilliantly) exploited as an exercise in efficiency. (Or you can slant it as sustainable urban design.) To those of you who live in a …

Stunningly Intricate Mud Paintings Cover Classroom Walls

Japanese artist Yusuke Asai decorated the walls and ceiling of this classroom with a sprawling, intricate mural painted with mud. Sweeping curves, patterns, and shapes form abstract depictions of people, plants, and animals in this magnificent painting. For those lucky enough to see it in person, …

Apartment/Conference Kredytowa / Maciej Kurkowski + Maciej Sutula

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The object of design is a property in the centre of Warsaw, located on the Kredytowa street. This …

Architecture

Apartment in Helsinki Remodelled by Saukkonen + Partners: Bulevardi 1

<b>Bulevardi 1</b>, previously home of a bank and insurance company, was completely remodelled by Saukkonen + Partners in Helsinki, Finland. The spacious …

Things That Look Like Other Things: Antenna Light

While the days of scratchy television channels and sending the man of the house up to tinker around with the reception antenna are nearly …

Drink Like a King of Kings

Do you have what it takes to make your own wine? Most likely not. But with this fancy gadget and a lower-than-average amount of skepticism, you …

Luxurious Apartment in Tel Aviv Close to the Sea by Daniel Hasson

Daniel Hasson designed this luxurious apartment in <b>Tel Aviv</b>, very close to the sea. Interior inspires calmness and sophistication. Envisioned as a …

NYFU: An Innovative, Space-Saving Furniture Collection

If you recall, we recently featured NYFU (New York FUnctional FUrniture) and their creative approach to space-saving, transformable furniture for …

NYFU: New York Functional Furniture

<b>Advertorial content:</b><p>Inner-city living has a lot to offer: From the excellent range in dining options, to art and culture to just being in a high-energy environment, it's no mystery why the world's cities continue to grow and grow. While cities have many pulls, large living spaces is certainly not …

Furniture

Nature-Inspired Furniture With Cleverly Integrated Storage Space: Pebble Table

Mikhail Belyaev‘s Pebble Table comes with an original semi-oval shape and a glossy white finish, making it a good match for contemporary interior …

Ippodo

Just a few blocks from the hustle and bustle of Grand Central Station lies the serene Ippodo, hidden inside the ground level of Michelin-starred restaurant Kajitsu, which specializes in all-vegetarian Japanese Shojin cuisine. Not to be confused with the wildly popular ramen hotspot in the East …

155 Logos by Sergey Barabei

Logo Collection.<p>Sergey Barabei is a Russian graphic designer specializing in art direction, branding, and web design. This amazing logo collection …

How to Make a Paper Airplane Fly in an Endless Loop

In this video by ViralVideoLab, a paper airplane is shown flying in what appears to be an endless loop. According to the video’s creators, the loop …

2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 First Drive

Putting the G in Unglaublich: Ridiculous toys don't get more fun than this<p>The most flabbergasting aspect of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 isn’t that it exists, but that it’s a production vehicle. As in, you can buy one. AMG has already built nearly 60 units so far this year. I just spent a …

Value Added Tax

Galatea Luxury Home Displaying a Unique Contemporary Style

<b>Galatea</b> is a gorgeous luxury home displaying a unique contemporary style in Corona del Mar, California, USA. The house’s sleek design was executed by …

Royal Rice Field by Apostrophy's

Bangkok design firm Apostrophy’s has completed a new lighting installation named ‘Royal Rice Field’, located in front of the ‘SCG experience’ …

Trax

With the recent release of its teeny yet powerful Trax realtime GPS solution, start-up Wonder Technology Solutions joins a growing list of Swedish wearables-focused companies with roots in the crowdfunding system. The successfully Kickstarted Trax is the sort of product that parents of …

New Releases from MASHstudios’ LAXseries Line

Venice, California design firm MASHstudios, led by Bernard Brucha, designs two gorgeous lines of modern furniture, the LAXseries and the PCHseries. …

The Crate by Fietsklik

No one knows how to live on two-wheels quite like the Dutch. The lowland nation is home to some of the most extensive cycling infrastructure as well as some of the highest rates of bike commuters in the world. And now thanks to Amsterdam-based Fietsklik (which literally means "bike click" in …

Beautiful Houses: Loft Conversion

This week we will show you the beautiful transformation loft conversion in Terrassa, Spain, a project by Egue & Seta. The details of the project on …

Simple Yet Clever Coffee Table Design with Integrated Chairs

If you are looking for a smart coffee table design to integrate in your modern-minimalist interior scheme, here’s an idea. Spotted on The Fashion …

Optique Potts Point / Smart Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Optique Potts Point is the second location of one of Sydney's most established optometry practices, …

10 Tips on How to Live large in a Small Space of 24m²

<b>Sam Ben Hamida</b> sent us photos of a 24 square meter apartment he recently completed in Austria, Vienna. He also added some interesting tips on how to …