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Micro-Architecture: 40 Big Ideas for Small Cabins

In spite of their apparent simplicity, small cabins have always been a welcome design challenge in which scale, materiality and habitability must be …

Yves Behar recycles boat sails and wetsuits to produce Deep Blue Bag

Swiss designer Yves Behar has designed a backpack made from recycled sails for California-based environmental non-profit Sustainable Surf, to raise …

33 amazing ways to update your home for little money

It's all very well looking at countless inspiring interior design articles, but if you know that you've got little to no money free for some stylish …

Modern kitchens: 10 spectacular kitchen ideas for modern homes

A modern home is extremely worthy of a modern kitchen that reflects the homeowners’ aesthetic sense and taste. And the good news is that there are …

Kitchens

Yep, This $600 IKEA Sofa Was Made for Your Small Apartment

When it comes to furnishing small spaces, the living room is arguably the biggest challenge. If you even have enough space for a sofa and a TV, …

10 Modern Rooms with Vibrant Pops of Color

Fab.com co-founder Bradford Shellhammer owns an apartment in Chelsea that he’s just put up for sale. The walls are a ballerina pink and the floors …

Minimalist Graphic Art in Yellow, Red, and Blue by Rob Bailey

Three minimalist graphic art prints by Rob Bailey.Some time ago I introduced you to Rob Bailey, a freelance artist, illustrator, and graphic designer …

Minimalism

Amazon Has a Sister Site That's Dedicated Entirely to Home Décor

Dreams really do come true.<p>By now, you know all about our obsession with Amazon. It just makes shopping and organizing so easy — especially with the help of Amazon Prime. But even though the sheer number of items to choose from is part of the website's appeal, it can also be quite overwhelming. …

Buffett Finally Clears Up That Love-Hate Thing With Dividends

Buffett hates dividends, right? When it comes to dividends, he is Ebenezer Scrooge. Just try to get a dividend out of him. Whenever you ask him about …

Ikea Alternatives - Where To Shop Scandinavian

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to say goodbye to one of our oldest and dearest friends: IKEA.<p>It’s not that we don’t love the Scandi style …

The Books Every Designer Must Read

What books have influenced you most as a designer? Lay out all of the classics here<p>Today's topic is a common but important one: what's one of the …

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Living Rooms

Toymakers are the early adopters pushing AR into the mainstream

In the race to greater consumer adoption, augmented reality is emerging as the early leader, thanks to its adoption by a key consumer market.<p>The technology has always been a wonder, drawing its strength from its capacity to make just about any subject come to life, popping out of the real ground …

10 Stylish Online Home Stores to Help Kick Your Ikea Habit

With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those, so be it). The trick to having a stylish, thoughtfully appointment pad is to know where to shop …

Ukrainian Sergey Polyushko Does it All, but His Animal & Wildlife Photography is Truly Incredible

Photographer Sergey Polyushko is a rare breed of photographer who is a jack-of-all-trades and a master of everything. When we stumbled upon his …

Wildlife

A startup cofounded by Michael Dell's brother Adam and backed by George Soros is promising to save you money

That's what personal finance app Clarity Money, launching on Tuesday, promises.<p>Clarity Money is cofounded by Adam Dell, Michael Dell's brother, and backed by some heavy hitters including the Soros Fund, Maveron Partners and Bessemer Venture Capital.<p>Once you download the app and link your bank …

Credit Cards

13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know

Mental models are to your brain as apps are to your smartphone. Just like apps, there are a ton of mental models. They help you make decisions, solve …

Kenchikukagu: 3 tiny portable rooms from Japan that open like a suitcase

Many of us associate Japan with robots and gadgets, but few of us have ever seen small and abstract boxes transform into elegant and practical …

Houston's Emory House is a spatially-efficient marvel on a tight lot

The sustainable Emory House is a cozy home for a young family in Texas. In designing the house, Houston-based studioMET Architects focused on design …

The Irish inventor poised to become a billionaire - and maybe even change the world

Inventor John Quinn's game-changing green energy breakthrough could earn billions and create thousands of jobs, writes John Reynolds<p>Today, the …

Carbon Emissions

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

This Japanese Novel Authored By A Computer Is Scarily Well-Written

Researchers from Japan’s Future University Hakodate submitted a short story called “The Day a Computer Writes a Novel,” or “Konpyuta ga shosetsu wo …

Literary Prizes

Go champion Lee Se-dol strikes back to beat Google's DeepMind AI for first time

Intuition beats ingenuity at last<p>AlphaGo wrapped up victory for Google in the DeepMind Challenge Match by winning its third straight game against Go champion Lee Se-dol yesterday, but the 33-year-old South Korean has got at least some level of revenge — he's just defeated AlphaGo, the AI program …

Machine Learning

This Animated Particle Physics Book Isn't Just For Kids

A is of Accelerator, B is for Black hole, C is for Cryostat! Those are just a few of the particle physics lessons your kids will get from Symmetry …

6. Instant Magic Ice

Give yourself the powers of Queen Elsa herself with this neat little trick. Freeze a bottle of purified water to at least -8°C, then carefully remove …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Blockchain

The incredible pictures that helped Al Bello win Sports Photographer of the Year

Bello is a photographer we are very familiar with here at Business Insider, often using his incredible pictures to help tell our stories.<p>In announcing the award, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute presented 30 of Bello's best photographs from the past year as examples of why he won the …

Pan American Games

NASA’s new space tourism posters are spellbinding

The project was a bit of a dream come true for Don Clark, who started Invisible Creature with his brother Ryan Clark in 2006. "We, of course, were ecstatic, just because our grandfather was an illustrator at NASA for 30 years, and so this is kind of our first NASA project," Clark tells <i>The …

Posters

Artists Collaborate with Children to Transform Their Imaginary Friends into Real-Life Toys

Having an imaginary friend is one of the best parts of childhood. Kids' fictitious companions help them cultivate their imagination and creativity. Yet, it's always disappointing when you grow up and soon realize that this type of friend isn't actually real. To help alleviate the transition between …