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This charred wood cabin can be rearranged in an infinite number of ways

This beautiful prefab house by Antony Gibbon Designs is made up of six modules that can be configured in an endless number of ways. Each unit has one …

Design

Gallery of Wooden Living-Roof Built With Japanese Joinery Techniques Uses Zero Screws - 1

Image 1 of 20 from gallery of Wooden Living-Roof Built With Japanese Joinery Techniques Uses Zero Screws. Cortesía de J.Roc Design

Woodworking

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

Living Rooms

Seven unusual treehouses you can sleep inside at Sweden's Treehotel

Seven Scandinavian architects have now built treehouses for Sweden's Treehotel, including a bird's nest, a mirrored cube and the charred timber cabin …

Top 21 Beaches in the World

Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents covered in …

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 …

Home

Meet Your New Favorite Highlighter

Have you gotten into highlighter yet? If not — what are you waiting for? I’m convinced that it’s the single greatest beauty product because it …

Toronto condo king Brad Lamb delays Alberta projects amid oil slump: ‘The situation is worse than 2008’

The pain in Canada’s oilpatch is extending to one of the country’s biggest real-estate magnates.<p>[np_storybar title=”‘It is a bloodbath’: Calgary …

‘Watershed moment’ as McGill prof becomes first woman to win top science prize

A McGill University astrophysicist became the first woman to receive one of the country’s top science prizes on Tuesday, marking what was called a …

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Business (Canada)

Saks braces for battle in Canada's crowded luxury fashion market

Moving deliberately in the soon-to-open Saks Fifth Avenue, Marc Metrick pulls open a black curtain to reveal a De Grisogono jewellery mini-shop with dark floral-print mahogany finishes and glass cases featuring a $39,350 diamond pendant necklace and other pricey pieces.<p>It's six days before the …

Saks makes its big bet on Canada's appetite for luxury

Marc Metrick, the president of Saks Fifth Avenue, on why the luxury retailer is targeting Canada<p>Saks Fifth Avenue is preparing to open its first two …

Canada

Bombardier to cut up to 7,000 jobs but signs jet deal with Air Canada for 45 CSeries

Air Canada to buy up to 75 of Bombardier's CS300 aircraft<p>Montreal-based Bombardier plans to cut its workforce by up to 7,000 people even as the …

The Perfect Office - Sony A6300 Camera, Smart Mirror and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Home Security

These recycled 'pasture' rugs bring nature's textures into the home

For most people, carpets and rugs are utilitarian things -- soft under the feet and great for warming up cold floors. For artist Alexandra …

4 Ways Your Office May Change by 2025

Smart conference spaces, 3-D printed chairs, and fluid workspaces. Your office might look a lot different in a few years.<p>In 1999, the movie <i>Office Space</i> lampooned the ubiquitous grey office cubicle. Fast-forward more than a decade and a half later, and tech companies are more likely to look like …

The Workplace

A pool house redesign in Toronto

Design firm +tongtong designed the renovation of a mid-century era pool house, located in the backyard of a house in Toronto, Canada.<p>After receiving …

Architecture

49 Ways To Style A Turtleneck

Your guide to the fashion girl's must-have winter staple.<p>All hail the turtleneck as this winter's wardrobe MVP. The cold weather staple has proven its versatility by popping up just about everywhere this season—from the street style scene to the red carpet and beyond. While the classic piece has …

Gisele Bundchen

Is This The House That Will Turn Millennials Into Homeowners?

Millennials are having a hard time entering the real estate market (because the generations before them destroyed it). This affordable, sustainable house is trying to change that.<p>If you were born after 1980, there’s a pretty good chance you don’t own a house. Thanks in part to massive student loans …

See how this 1930s building in Hollywood is transformed into the workplace of the future

How can an almost 80-year-old broadcasting building steeped in Hollywood history relate to how we work and live now?<p>The design of NeueHouse, a hybrid coworking facility and social club aimed at enterprising creative professionals, reveals many connections between past and present within the former …

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Pollution

Top Ten Films of 2015

When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps, they should call their lists "Top Ten Films That We All Generally Write About."<p>1. <i>Wild Tales</i> (dir. …

Top 10

The best design hotels in London

An insider's guide to the top design hotels in London, featuring the best for eclectic interiors, striking artwork, luxurious rooms and spectacular lobbies, in locations including Soho, Kensington, and Shoreditch.<p>Ham Yard Hotel<p>Soho, London, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>The newest of the Firmdale …

Top 10: the best design hotels in Paris

An insider's guide to the best design hotels in Paris, featuring the top places to stay for chic interiors, designer bedrooms, hip restaurants, edgy bars and state-of-the-art facilities, in locations including Le Marais, the Champs-Elysées and the Left Bank.<p>Hotel Molitor Paris<p>Paris, France<p>8 …

Here's what NYC's first micro apartments will look like on the inside

1/13<p>Here's What NYC's first micro apartments will look like on the inside Living Area<p>Despite their small size, NYC's first (official) tiny apartments …

Architecture

Urban jungle: wooden high-rises change city skylines as builders ditch concrete

Mass timber projects in Portland and New York City offer eco-friendly dwellings, but can ‘plywood on steroids’ actually catch on in the industry?<p>The concrete jungle has a rival: forests. Two urban building projects, in New York City and Portland, Oregon, will be changing their city’s skylines with …

Skyscrapers

Designing the Uber Cash Experience

<b>Designing magical experiences is a local effort.</b><p>Uber was imagined as a private driver that appears at the tap of a button. And, since your private …

San Francisco

Solar-Powered Floating House Completely Customizable for Endless Design Possibilities

Many people dream of living on the water, and with <i>Floatwing</i>, those fantasies can become a reality. This modular, self-sufficient house created by Friday floats on the water and has endless design possibilities. The mobile residence starts with a fixed width of about 20 feet, and it can have …

Solar Panels

Articles about modern meets rugged grid retreat ontario on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum …

Architecture