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18 Fantastic Permeable Facades

Recently, a new trend in architecture has emerged: Several of the latest projects highlighted by <i>ArchDaily</i>, including some winners in the Building of …

Villa P / N+P Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Villa P is situated with a picturesque view towards the harbour of Fredericia and Lillebælt – the ocean …

Architecture

The 10 best films of 2016 that no one in Canada has been able to see

More than 500 feature films opened theatrically in Toronto in 2016. Which sounds like an awful lot — until you learn that New York’s cinemas this …

10 Downright Dreamy Trains to Take Before You Die

The most romantic — and civilized — way to travel.<p>If you've had enough of the indignities of air travel (and there are so very many) and long car …

This Brilliant Tool Helps Designers Refuse Dismal Pay

Industry-wide change starts with designers saying no to unpaid work, and talking to clients about why. Jessica Hische shows us how.<p>Working for free is a hotly debated topic at all levels of the design industry—from established firms that work on spec to young designers hoping to get their foot in …

Best Underwater Photos of 2016

Best of 2016<p>From Cuba's underwater ecosystem to swimming with sharks in the Bahamas, National Geographic presents the best underwater photos of the year<p>In truth, we don’t often publish underwater photos. Not because they’re frivolous or hollow, but because they’re so hard to get. So few …

Jewels

The cocktail-lover’s guide to 10 unforgettable, one-of-a-kind bars around the world

Any bartender worth their salt can mix a decent Manhattan or gin and tonic. But watering holes that serve up an unparalleled atmosphere are much more rare. Quartz scoured the globe for one-of-a-kind bars and found these 10 establishments that belong on any cocktail lover’s bucket list.<p><b>H.R. Giger</b> …

H. R. Giger

Go Warm-Water Scuba Diving...in the Heart of Utah

Utah is well-known for its abundance of outdoor pursuits. A stunning backdrop to the Salt Lake Valley, the craggy peaks of the Wasatch and Uinta …

Floating Paris gym uses human energy to cruise down the Seine River

Italian architects Carlo Ratti Associati have unveiled a new design for a floating gym powered by human energy. Designed to meander down the Seine …

Lavish treehouse-like home frames knockout natural views in Chile

The 2y House has been more than nine years in the making<p>The dream of living in a luxurious treehouse is alive and well at the enigmatic 2y House in Chile, where architect Sebastian Irarrazaval worked with clients who wanted to ensconce themselves as entirely as possible in the woods near the …

How To Find Great Design Online: A Complete Shopping Guide

The best design destinations the web has on offer.<p>Clicking “add to cart” may never be as pleasurable as browsing in a beautiful store, but in the age of overnight shipping and endless products at our fingertips, shopping for high-quality design online has never been easier. Design museums–like …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

For Sale: Winner of 1939 World’s Fair ‘Home of the Future’ — an Art Deco gem with 5,645sf, 5 bdrms; US$8M

“The Dawn of a New Day” was how the 1939 New York World’s Fair was titled. The Depression was raging on, and people needed some positivity and hope …

Art Deco

This dating app will help you avoid the Trump presidency by connecting you with single Canadians

Called Maple Match, the app connects Americans and Canadians looking for love — and perhaps a PR card (Canada's equivalent of a green card). Similar to dating apps like Bumble, Tinder, and Hinge, Maple Match has users set up a profile and begin looking through potential love interests.<p>But there's …

Hillary Clinton

10 popular concrete home interiors from Dezeen's Pinterest boards

Textured surfaces and sculptural staircases are some of the ways that concrete can be used to create contemporary home interiors. See 10 of the most …

Architecture

What Designers Buy At Ikea

Furniture designers from Design Within Reach, Lunar, Dror, and more tell us what they buy when they go to Ikea.<p>Through its sheer ubiquity, Ikea furniture is often categorized as a design staple, not a design luxury. In fact, if you’re anything like most people, you probably think Ikea furniture is …

Halloween Haunts: An Evo Driving Guide to Vancouver’s Spookiest Spots

Things aren’t always as they seem… Behind Vancouver’s gorgeous views and glossy sky skyline lays an eerie history, one so spooky that those who are …

Western Canada

13 Impressive Buildings in Vancouver

photo: Jack Hunter<p><i>Populist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where</i> …

Arduino unleashes a serious Internet of Things system for hardware hackers

Back in the old days hardware manufacturers felt safe in the knowledge that no mere hardware hacker could attempt to recreate their inventions. From Sony to Philips to LG to Samsung, the consumer electronics industry was locked up and no one could crack the case. Until those meddling Arduino kids …

Arduino

10 places in British Columbia you've probably never heard of

Canada’s most westerly province hugs the Pacific coastline and has prime spots perfect for wander lusters. Hello British Columbia! Home to Vancouver …

Cause+Affect

Live Work Loft Remodel in San Francisco

This client came to us with a vision to renovate an 8,000 square foot historic brick building into a space for live, work, art making and entertaining. Riveted steel I-beam columns and tall arched windows nod to an old firehouse trademark while brand new architectural elements (such as a …

San Francisco

Inside The Design Of The World's Most Beautiful Tiny House

I admit it: I’m intrigued by tiny houses. And who can blame me? Diminutive dwellings are basically everywhere these days, with at least a half-dozen cable shows devoted to the topic (yes, <i>Tiny House Hunters</i> and <i>Tiny House Hunting</i> are actually two different shows), and sites such as Curbed and …

Albion Barn / Studio Seilern Architects

Old Belchers Farm is a 17th Century farmhouse with a collection of barns and stables. The buildings have Historic Interest Building Status and the …

The Thread Wrapping Machine Creates Furniture By Wrapping Its Parts In A Cocoon Of String

<p>Investing in low-tech, Swedish-Chilean designer creates thread machine to adorn his sculptures.</p><p>Designer Anton Alvarez‘s has come up with a new way to fix furniture components together, and while it might not sound as durable as the traditional nails and screws, they offer not only solid …

John John - Web Design

I was checking Dribbble yesterday when I saw this web design project for the surfer John John Florence. As a surfer and fan of the sport and of John …

These Photorealistic Images Were Created Using Unreal Engine

Electronic artist and game designer Noisestorm crafts lifelike landscapes for his own album art.<p>Dublin-based electronic artist Noisestorm a.k.a. Eoin O’Brion splits his days between making electronic music and working on game development. Of late, O’Brion’s 3D computer-generated designs have been …