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This Bag has Three-factor Security!

UPDATE: less than 12 hours left, grab yours now!<p>The guys at XD Design have a reputation of building some of the most criminal-confusing bags. Their …

Industrial Design

House in Yangsan combines crisp concrete and white-rendered volumes

Architecture studio Raum designed this house in the South Korean city of Yangsan as a cluster of clean-lined, interconnected blocks that can adapt to …

South Korea

The modern, light-filled MILU house sports a wildflower green roof

1/20<p>MILU by Qatarchitecten<p>When the owners happened upon an early 20th-century house in Ghent, Belgium, the garden space and location sold them on the …

Green Roofs

House Over The Rocks / Schwember García-Huidobro Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house is located within a forest in the south of Chile in a place of boundless natural beauty. Its …

Architecture

Dark Light House / MRTN Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Rye on the Mornington Peninsular, Dark Light House is a modest addition to a family home …

Lighthouses

John Pawson reveals latest residential offering in Los Angeles

Combining John Pawson’s sleek yet considered, minimalist design and Ian Schrager’s forward thinking hospitality concepts and creative direction, The Residences at The West Hollywood Edition are set to be one of Los Angeles’ most highly anticipated projects to date. The project, which unites private …

Architecture

Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

Feldman Architecture‘s beautiful House in Healdsburg embraces the outdoors with large pivoting walls that blur the boundaries between inside and out. …

Architecture

M3 House

In this design, the characteristics of the plot, located in a consolidated residential urban fabric have played a key role. In a search for privacy and views to the sea, the starting compact volume is broken up to open up a courtyard. A complex series of transparencies, reflections and long views …

This minimalist pool house with green roof is all about spring vibes

Sliding glass doors create a truly breezy space<p>With spring just less than a month away, we’re itching for any sunshine fix we can get, which is why this delightful pool house by Dallas firm Wernerfield, masters of indoor-outdoor abodes, appeals to us on a visceral level.<p>Erected on a lush estate in …

This Stacked House Is Inspired by Traditional Thai Typologies

Thai studio EKAR Architects has completed a house in Bangkok for a particular client that wanted to be closer to his parents again, with the …

A Modest Beach Cottage on Martha’s Vineyard Goes from “Bad Seventies” to “Good Seventies”

When NYC interior designer Ellen Hamilton recently undertook the renovation of a 1970s beach cottage in Chilmark, Massachusetts, she knew it would be …

Glen Park House

The existing house appeared very tall from the street yet was cramped and lacked good flow inside. There was no connection to the rear yard, only two bedrooms on the top floor, and a very low ceiling at the first floor. The family of four and a dog needed more usable space and a large kitchen for …

Residence Rabbit / BOONDESIGN + T.R.O.P : terrains + open space

'Residence Rabbits' is a home of a landscape architect, his wife and their young son. Because the owner is a landscape architect, his brief to the …

Architecture

Terrace House in Melbourne Embraces Sustainable Architecture

Ben Callery Architects completed the rehabilitation of a terrace house in Melbourne, Australia. The old heritage building on the site was dark, …

Architecture

Oak Residence is a contemporary house in suburban Quebec City

Canadian firms Hatem + D and Étienne Bernier Architecte have built a contemporary house in Quebec City, featuring a boxy black garage and a …

Architecture

This House in Catalonia Opens up to Its Natural Surroundings

Barcelona-based architecture studio Narch, helmed by Joan Ramon Pascuets and Monica Mosset, has designed a private home located in a small village in …

Barcelona

Zen Light

This North Boulder ranch style house circa 1956 was lacking spacial flow, and most importantly, life affirming daylight. The family of three desired a home that lived inside to outside while enhancing their life centered around the kitchen. Yin and yang counter-folded gestures are repeated at …

Urban transformation: Kedem Shinar gives a Tel Aviv apartment a makeover

Working with the existing urban fabric is many architects’ bread and butter, with extensions and refurbishments making up a large chunk of the more city-dwelling practices’ residential projects; yet this doesn’t mean the designs are any less inspirational than their more rural – and often larger – …

Electric avenue: take a tour through Stephan Weishaupt’s Toronto home

Heading one of Canada’s leading furniture brands can come in handy when it comes to envisioning your own home, as Avenue Road’s Stephan Weishaupt found out, when he embarked on a project involving the transformation of an old Toronto townhouse.<p>Weishaupt collaborated with local architects Chapi …

StudioAC opens up interior of century-old Hilton House in Toronto

Toronto firm StudioAC has gutted a Victorian property in the city to reconfigure the layout and create more spaces for entertaining.<p>The Hilton House, …

Josh Jackson & Diane Kruger Sell WeHo Home for $5.8M

While longtime celebrity couple Diane Kruger and Josh Jackson may have parted ways romantically, their friendship and joint their real estate …

Santa Monica

Here's The Secret To Nailing Today's Farmhouse Kitchen

One of the most important decisions you'll make when designing your kitchen is what kind of cabinets to buy. And all cabinets are not created equal: …

Kitchens

Apple’s new Chicago flagship store is more than an architectural marvel [Gallery]

Apple opened a new flagship store in downtown Chicago yesterday and it is stunning. Sitting right along the Chicago River, Apple Michigan Avenue has been moved south about 5 blocks. 14 years ago Apple opened its first flagship store here in Chicago, and now they are doubling down on their mission: …

Solar-powered Noe Hill Smarthome is an eco-friendly dream in San Francisco

The LEED Platinum-certified Noe Hill Smart Ecohome marries state-of-the-art green technology and the indoor-outdoor lifestyle that urban dwellers …

San Francisco

House W

Although House W is easy on the eyes, the structure is less about the art of architecture and more about the science. The home is backed by a …

Architecture

Feldman Architecture incorporates garage-door windows into California home

Glazed garage doors surround this wood-clad residence by US firm Feldman Architecture in California's Sonoma Valley, an area that was recently …

Peka Peka House

Situated on a hilltop overlooking Kapiti Island, the Peka Peka House is designed with its coastal setting in mind. A trio of rectangular volumes …

Photographer's Loft

This spacious ground floor apartment is located in a dense commercial area with limited light coming from street side windows and a rear skylight. To make the situation worse, the existing spaghetti of ductwork and ceiling hung AC units made the interior very dark. We proposed eliminating all of …

Dune Crest

We were asked to design a beach house for a family with grown children which would be flexible enough to meet current needs as well as any possible future family expansion, all on a very limited budget. A renovation of the existing, dilapidated structure was carefully considered but proved cost …

Shore House

Nestled behind the dunes in Amagansett, this 3000sf residence is designed to take advantage of the spectacular site while being sensitive to the natural landscape surrounding it. Conceived of as two offset stacked boxes, the first floor steps away from the landscape creating a private outdoor …