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Palm Springs Desert House

Palm Spring is synonymous with mid-century designs. Although it was built in the present, the Palm Springs Desert House still exudes what we love …

Amazing Norwegian Cabins To Watch The Northern Lights From

The Norwegian landscape is a blend of rugged terrain and stunning and mysterious beauty and what better way to enjoy all that than by living in a …

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

Node delivers modern, sustainable, modular prefab homes

These prefabs can stay small—or expand as needed<p>Prefab—or prefabricated—homes can be an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to buying a new home built onsite. And sometimes, these modern houses can be super gorgeous.<p>Case in point: these modern modules by Seattle-based Node combine to build …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think</i> was "one of the most important" he's ever read.<p>Like Bill Gates's all-time favorite book, Steven …

Bill Gates

This concrete cliff house is the definition of brutal

This intriguing structure on the coast of Chile is made from raw concrete<p>Unlike the daring Casa Brutale in Beirut, Lebanon, this concrete house by Chilean firm Pezo Von Ellrichshausen is actually complete. Wedged into the side of a rocky cliff in the Coliumo Peninsula, the so-called Loba House is a …

How a team of architects built a stunning contemporary home in just 3 days

The different modules, or 'Gomos', are all constructed and pre-finished in the factory.<p><i>Sistema Gomos</i><p>When pieced together, the modules create a …

Blade Runner 2049's beautiful Screen Graphics and UI Design

Starting off our week here on Abduzeedo with the work of Andrew Popplestone on his work on the outstanding Blade Runner 2049. More precisely on his …

Blade Runner 2049

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Glasshouse

Encased in a glazed facade, the Glasshouse merges its mid-century modern design with the Australian landscape. The home is minimal in almost every …

Casa Tiny

Nestled among the vegetation of the Oaxacan coastal town, Casa Tiny is a modest retreat that offers its occupants a major getaway. Just as the name …

Casa Montaña

Built in Madrid in under four months and assembled in just five hours, Casa Montaña is a one-off prefab wonder. Its design, by Studio Baragaño, was …

A Free Minimalist Résumé Template That Looks Friendly But Professional

<b>An eye-catching résumé</b> can mean the difference between cinching a job or not, so it always pays to invest time and effort into making yours look …

Graphic Design

56 sqm Apartment

<b>Words by</b> Gian Marco Tosti <b><br>Published on</b> 25 November 2017 <b><br>Category</b> Architecture<br>This cosy apartment is located in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, and …

Antony Gibbon's Lucent House is a serene minimalist retreat made of glass and stone

UK-based designer Antony Gibbon never ceases to amaze with his spectacular designs inspired by nature. His latest work, the Lucent House, combines …

This Minimal “Copper” House Is Perfectly Situated in Natural Surroundings

After showcasing its masterful “Rose” house, another notable project from the portfolio of Ukranian studio firm Sergey Makhno Architects is this …

Architecture

10 homes that have been created within unusual buildings

This week's roundup of images that have been popular on Pinterest showcases 10 unusual buildings that have been adapted into homes, including a coal …

Architecture

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's how I figured out exactly how much I needed to save

You see, last year I put down my 14-year-old cat because he was suffering from congestive heart failure, and then I quit a career that took 15 years to build and retired at 37 (while everyone was telling me I was nuts), and then a four-year relationship ended.<p>All those things happened in three …

This Portuguese House Blends Modernity With Traditional Architecture

For its latest project, architecture and design firm PROMONTÓRIO takes inspiration from Portugal’s traditional rural settlements called …

Living Rooms

Smoked oak and terrazzo steps feature in renovated Copenhagen apartment

A smoked-oak staircase suspended from steel poles joins a flight of tapered terrazzo steps in this Copenhagen apartment, which has been overhauled by …

Use the Grid System in Graphic Design

Keep Designs Consistent With Grids<p>The grid system used in the graphic design process is a way of organizing content on a page. It uses any …

A former manager at Target became a millionaire using one of Wall Street's favorite trades

Just ask Seth M. Golden, who previously worked as a logistics manager at a Target store.<p>The 40-year-old, who lives in a suburb of Ocala, Florida, says he's grown his net worth from $500,000 to $12 million in five years by shorting the CBOE Volatility Index— or VIX — according to a report from …

Wall Street

Retreat in the Sahyadri Mountain Range by Khosla Associates

The skilled architecture team of Khosla Associates has designed a luxurious retreat nestled in the breathtaking landscape of the Sahyadri mountain …

Architecture

REMY's FSY house in buenos aires uses an exemplary balance of noble materials

<b>the ‘FSY house’ is located within a gated community on the outskirts of buenos aires, overlooking a small lagoon and a golf course.</b> REMY has designed …

Desai Chia's Michigan Lake House features a roof that cantilevers over a patio

New York firm Desai Chia Architects has built a home on Lake Michigan with blackened timber walls and a roof that extends out to shelter an outdoor …

House AA315 / BERNARDI + PESCHARD & BLANCASMORAN

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As per our agreement with the client, all the programme in Level 1 is open to the garden.<p>Only specific …

Crossing Wall House

Santa Barbara, California<p>The Crossing Wall House sits where the Santa Ynez Mountains meet the Pacific Ocean, overlooking the City of Santa Barbara and Channel Islands. The property's steep grade necessitated careful site planning and guided the building form as it utilized two narrow existing …