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Craig Steely positions Pam and Paul's House on hillside in Silicon Valley

US studio Craig Steely Architecture has created a two-level home for a sloped site in northern California, with vast stretches of glass that overlook …

Architecture

How to clean your Apple Watch and Apple Watch bands

Given that it spends much of its time clinging to your wrist, it's no wonder your Apple Watch gets a little grubby after a while. Clean away that …

Louise Sideboard & Cabinet by PELLE

Louise is a minimal collection consisting of a cabinet and sideboard created by New York-based studio PELLE. Described as a study in simultaneity, …

Asif Khan reveals super-dark Vantablack pavilion for Winter Olympics 2018

Asif Khan has unveiled a pavilion at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, described as the "darkest building on earth".<p>The British …

Photos from inside Apple's new $5 billion headquarters

Apple employees are moving into their new $5 billion headquarters, Apple Park. The building in Apple's Cupertino, California hometown will eventually hold 12,000 employees in a giant ring-shaped building designed to blur the indoors and outdoors.<p>Apple received temporary occupancy permits in …

Apple Park

A 1950s Micro Apartment Is Renovated for Modern Times

George is among several identical studio apartments that once housed nurses in the 1950s in Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia. With just 28 square …

When Designers Can't Get Their Way: Photographs of a Mega-Library in China

…with one disappointing rejection of a crucial design element<p>In Tianjin, China is this massive Tianjin Binhai Library, designed by Dutch architecture …

Rita Ora poses topless and shows off her bum in tiny thong to mark the end of 2017

Rita Ora has marked the end of 2017 by getting her bum out and posing topless.<p>The singer took to Instagram to give her fans a very special …

An Early Victorian Cottage Is Renovated by WALTER&WALTER

WALTER&WALTER renovated an early Victorian cottage in Melbourne, Australia, by rethinking the traditional layout and concentrating on making the most …

Construction of Apple’s stunning ‘second spaceship’ campus in Sunnyvale nears completion [Gallery]

Less than five miles from Cupertino, nestled in the shadows of the newly-opened Apple Park, construction crews are quietly putting the finishing touches on another massive development project built under guidance from Apple. A striking architectural feat when viewed from any angle, Sunnyvale’s new …

Lowe's

Jony Ive talks design challenges & more as iPhone X is named one of the top 25 inventions of 2017

Following an in-depth interview with Wallpaper* earlier this month, Jony Ive also recently sat down with TIME Magazine. Ive talks more about the iPhone X design in the interview, as well as some of the challenges Apple faced during the development of the device…<p>The iPhone X marks a major shift in …

The Vipp Hotel Is Fully Booked When You Check In

It used to be considered a travel annoyance to find out the hotel you want to stay at is fully booked but now, because of the Vipp Hotel, those two …

Jony Ive on Apple Park and his unique, minimalist W* cover

Counter culture: the best NYC coffee bars for design devotees

Coffee is akin to religion in New York. Independent and small-chain coffee shops now outnumber the behemoth brands, as the thirst for the perfect cup of coffee grows. While Instagram overfloweth with spumescent squares of pristine latte art, we’re inclined to temper our caffeine cravings in divine …

Thomas Heatherwick: "There was a real worry about whether we could get people to come inside"

In an exclusive interview with Dezeen, designer Thomas Heatherwick reveals how he overcame early fears that no one would visit the art galleries in …

These 8 Kitchen Backsplashes Are Our Latest Design Obsession

We're constantly on the hunt for new inspiration here at MyDomaine HQ. Whether that's turning to the most in-the-know design gurus for small-space …

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

U.K. Second Home Ownership Jumps

One in 10 adults in the U.K. owns multiple houses, underscoring a growing generational divide in the nation’s property market.<p>While overall home …

Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …

Art

People in rich countries are dying of loneliness

Sociologists have long been warning about the dangers of increased isolation thanks to aging populations, scattered families, and cultures that promote the individual over the collective. Now, new research analyzing previous studies suggests people who fall into the loneliness trap are 50% more …

Psychology

A decade after the financial meltdown, its underlying problems haven’t been fixed

The banks have, to a certain extent, changed their ways: but cheap credit, low interest rates and mountains of debt are still with us<p>Ten years ago this week, the global financial crisis started with a small rumble in France. Local bank BNP Paribas announced it was freezing the assets of three hedge …

Gorgeous modern home celebrates raw brick and concrete

The home is arranged as two pavilions linked by an elevated concrete walkway<p>Maybe it’s the brick, the strong horizontal lines, or the outdoor walkways—but there’s something vaguely school-like about this deliciously modern home designed by Bloco Arquitetos. Casa Vila Rica is an airy and open …

Adidas unveils special-edition Stan Smith trainers with Kvadrat fabric

Adidas has partnered with Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat to release an edition of its iconic Stan Smith sneakers covered in dotted fabric.<p>The …

Shoes

Kodasema launches tiny prefab home for £150k in UK

In a bid to solve the UK's housing crisis, Estonian design collective Kodasema has launched its prefabricated 25-square-metre micro home that takes …

Prefab Homes

A Modern House with a Wraparound Swimming Pool

The Pool House is a project by Luigi Rosselli Architects that’s located in Randwick NSW featuring a wraparound swimming pool. An existing one-level …

Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership | WIRED

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Architecture

Jungsub Shim's Connect chair is drawn by hand using a 3D-printing pen

Korean designer Jungsub Shim spent months building up the structure of this intricate chair using only a 3D-printing pen.<p>The Connect chair's …

How to Set Up Your Mac for Wi-Fi Calling

- Feb 12, 2017<p>You can, in fact, make phone calls from your Mac. Wi-Fi (<i>WiFi</i>) calling is one of the perks you get when you choose to go with Apple’s …

Renovated Vietnamese home 'sewn' together with intricate steel threads

Although most people probably wouldn’t like the idea of sewing their house together, Vietnam’s Block Architects have renovated a beautiful house …

Architecture