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Qiyunshan Tree House Hotel

Located at the end of a windy drive in China's Anhui Province, the Qiyunshan Tree House Hotel uses a series of stacked boxes to offer 360-degree …

The It’s Nice That Podcast: What is colour?

In this month’s episode of The It’s Nice That Podcast, Alex Bec and Will Hudson discuss colour, a creative element that is culturally unavoidable. …

B30 / KAAN Architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Originally built in 1917, by the then chief government architect Daniel E.C. Knuttel, as a Ministry …

Apple Dubai Mall / Foster + Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Apple Dubai Mall is reinventing the traditional introverted idea of mall-based retail as a more outward …

La Maison Hatley

Hatley, Québec, Canada<p>La Maison Hatley is a secondary home that has been designed for a couple to spend whole summers over the next few years and then retire full time. It was designed by Geneviève Audette, an environmental designer, at the time she was working for the firm Rayside Labossière, in …

Living Rooms

Calusca Apartment | Filippo Taidelli

The project foresees the conversion of a workshop into an apartment with the intention to adequate the original installations to the requirements of …

Could a doodle replace your password?

Nearly 80 percent of Americans own a smartphone, and a growing proportion of them use smartphones for internet access, not just when they’re on the …

Jon Juarez Illustrations

Dreamy illustrations by Jon Juarez.Jon Juarez is an illustrator and animator who lives and works in San Sebastián, Spain. He describes himself as a …

Drawing

Tower-house I / SOUTH

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tower-house I interprets the form of dwelling, widely found throughout the outer Mani, southern Greece; …

The Skewed Classical Furniture of Sebastian Brajkovic | Colossal

<p>Stretched like a digital glitch, these distorted chairs by Dutch artist Sebastian Brajkovic appear more like a product of Photoshop than a physical …

MINIMOD Catuçaba: Eco-Friendly Prefabs Help Tame Remote Landscapes

There are times when all of us wish to move away from the constant noise that surrounds us and into a setting that is far more tranquil and healthy. …

Prefab Homes

Courtyards House / HK Associates Inc

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Situated in a nondescript subdivision in Tucson, Arizona, the Courtyards House is a desert minimalist …

Architecture

Northern Norway’s Infinity House Is at One With Nature

Vladimir Konovalov‘s Infinity House is designed for individuals who prefer a quiet oasis surrounded by nature. Located in the mountains of northern …

Attachment Apartments!

What if your furniture wasn’t modular, but rather your apartment was? Inspired by the Nagakin Capsule Tower from the 1970s, the Pod Skyscraper is …

FaceApp’s gender swap is playing mind games with trans users

From our friends at<p><b>BY ALLEE MANNING</b><p>FaceApp, the latest controversial social media craze, promises the ability to change you — or at least your photo. …

Siri helps prevent Florida fishermen from drowning

Local news station Fox 4 in Miami reported today that Siri helped save the lives of three fishermen over the weekend…<p>Having traveled about four miles from the coast of Key Biscayne this past Saturday, the fishermen’s 18-foot boat started taking on water when they encountered rough …

Preston Hollow

Dallas, Texas<p>An inviting home in Dallas makes the most of its wooded lot with an interior courtyard and plenty of windows.<p>Sometimes you have to let go of a good idea in order to pursue a great one. After several design studies for a remodel of a 1960s ranchburger-style home in Dallas, Texas, …

Architecture

After the Met Gala, a goth Lily Collins ditched the bottom half of her gown

Last night’s Met Gala was a feast for the eyes. There were looks, and there were LOOKS. And all were in honor of Rei Kawakubo and her label Comme des …

Submerged: 9 Sunken Baths Carved Out for Relaxation

The following collection celebrates nine sunken baths that inject residences with an intimate space for retreat. In contrast to typical home tubs that artificially extrude from the ground, sunken baths are dramatically carved out and dropped into the floor. With the outer perimeter of the volume …

How To Scout a Location for Landscape Photography

Hang around a group of landscape photographers long enough, and you’ll undoubtedly hear them talking about location scouting.<p>As the saying goes, …

Magic moments found in the everyday in Russia

“As a child I already felt a strong affinity with Soviet culture, because of the history and place I lived in” writes photographer Frank Herfort, who …

Collaborating artists push one another to new limits

Kent Tyler Smith made this lovely documentary covering artists Gus Harper and Gronk's collaborative painting.<p>Gus and I are old friends, and it is no …

Enchanting Illustrated Butterflies GIFs

Artist Vladimir Stankovic offers us a beautiful series of animated GIFs where he represented colorful butterflies on stamps. He chose to animate …

From there to Here: Astrid Stavro, graphic designer

<i>In the lead up to It’s Nice That’s annual symposium, Here 2017, we have asked each of the speakers to shed light on their career to date by sharing a</i> …

YouTube's new flat website redesign is here, and you'll never wanna go back

YouTube.com's finally getting a new look.<p>A year after it was discovered YouTube was testing a new flatter, more minimalist website design, the …

Vintage on the outside, Wattage on the inside!

There’s a lot that the Outlaw Tracker bike achieves in terms of being different. Firstly, its styling sets it apart, at the crux of a motorbike and a …

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is built to beat Apple's MacBooks

When it comes to PC hardware, Microsoft has always tried to do something different. The Surface and Surface Pro helped popularize the idea of hybrid laptops that could also be used as tablets. The Surface Book took that idea a step further with a bigger screen, a unique hinge and more powerful …