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This Modernist Vacation Home is Shaped Like a Shell

When you're all about that beach life, you design a home that's shaped like a nautilus shell. This restored 1972 home on Shelter Island is …

Living Rooms

Syros House / Katerina Tsigarida Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The residence is situated in Delphini, a location along a small gulf at the North-West part of the …

Aegean Sea

lekan jeyifo shanty mega structures

<b>design indaba 2016 lekan jeyifo shanty mega structures: nigerian-born, brooklyn-based artist and designer lekan jeyifo, has created a series of</b> …

Urbanism

100+ Creative Interior Decorating Ideas

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Interior Design

What can architects learn from No Man’s Sky?

Three years after it was initially announced at E3 2013, <i>No Man’s Sky</i> has officially gone gold. Few games in recent memory have created so much buzz. …

No Man's Sky

VisualRuler Uses Your Camera to Measure Real World Objects

iOS: Sometimes you need to get a quick measurement of something and you probably don’t carry a ruler around, but of course, there’s an app for that. …

Will Elon Musk's Master Plan reinvent our cities?

Elon Musk's new Master Plan Part Deux includes solar roofs, big batteries, and autonomous electric cars, buses and trucks; Derek covered it earlier …

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

Employment

How to decide between freelance life and full-time employment

Some of my mates doing a graphic design degree left me biting my nails to the quick when they announced proudly that the companies that had taken …

Employment

Hard, soft, specular and diffused lighting and how it affects your subject

Understanding different types of light is important. If you don’t know how light works, then fixing issues that show up in your lighting during a …

Photography

Current Trends in Website Design

Since web designer constantly bringing new ways of development, there are few things that can be done from the development end to make to website …

How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality–And What We Can Do About It

Our cities weren’t created equal. But they don’t have to stay that way.<p>Cities are complex organisms shaped by myriad forces, but their organization bears the fingerprints of planners and policy makers who have shaped them for decades. At the root of many of these practices is racism, and modern …

Enerphit: the passive house approach to deep retrofit

While the principles of low energy building apply equally for new build and upgrades, the reality is that hitting passive levels becomes much …

How WeWork Experiments On Itself to Advance the Field of Office Design

<i>In this article, originally published by Metropolis Magazine as "Redefining (and Redesigning) The Way WeWork," Anne Quito visits WeWork's offices in</i> …

Spectacular Living Room Design and 3D Rendering - Interior Design Ideas at Your Fingertips

Lavish Living Room Interiors<p>Your living room needs to have a pleasant setting where you can host and entertain your guests. This room is actually the …

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

How eco homes can cut your energy bills – or even make money

If there’s one type of housing that really has a buzz around it right now, it is eco homes. They help the planet, they help your pocket, and they can be incredibly stylish when designed by architects who know how to deploy energy-efficient techniques with verve.<p>The Oscars of the eco homes world …

Practice Guide to Run a Google Design Sprint

The design process plays an essential role in achieving product success by ensuring that the user is at the heart of the development process and that …

UX Design

'Mall of the Netherlands' Brings the Shopping Experience to a Whole New Level

The building permit for MVSA Architects’ 'Mall of the Netherlands' has officially been approved by the municipality of Leidschendam. Commissioned by …

Recycling plan: 2A Design creates a rural home out of shipping containers

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50 Excellent Modern Design Ideas For Living Room - Page 2 of 4 - Interior Design Inspirations

16. Perfect Design Ideas For Living Room: Industrial Chic.<p>Not all homeowners are interested in the conventional walls, floors, and patterns that …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Villa Melana

<b>Villa Melana by Valia Foufa (02 Architecture and Mech. Engineering) and Panos Papassotiriou (S2PiA – Studio 2Pi Architecture)</b><p>1. The short story The …

How to Correctly Design and Build a Kitchen

Before starting the design process, the most important thing is to understand how the kitchen is going to be used. This is a basic approach that any …

Is It Time To Ditch Your Portfolio?

When I first started designing I didn’t know who Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, or Massimo Vignelli were. 14 years later, I’m still not <i>that</i> well versed in …

These Radical Ideas Show How Nature Can Inform Sustainable Design

“Nature has done 3.8 billion years of R&D already, so looking at nature for inspiration is a no-brainer,” says Jacob Russo, co-creator of the Nexloop …