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Multi-functional space-saving loft squeezed into small San Francisco condo

If you don't have a lot of space with which to work when designing an apartment, you have to be creative. Architecture firm ICOSA has certainly done …

San Francisco Bay Area

DIY Design Helps Needy Nations Make Their Own Shoes

When Korean designer Lee Jinyoung of i-Clue Design visited Malawi, he was struck with the population’s lack of essential daily needs. He decided that …

DIY

Skandi Chair

Skandi is easy to assemble without any tools and comes flat-packed in a recycled box, which is convenient for storage when the chair is not in use. …

A Modern HTML5 Lightbox in 12 Lines of JavaScript

“Lightbox” effects have been an established UI pattern for a decade, but the vast majority of implementations have been framework-dependent. In …

Lightbox

UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration

UpdraftPlus simplifies backups (and restoration). Backup into the cloud (Amazon S3 (or compatible), Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace Cloud, …

Stock Up is a search engine that aggregates stock photos from dozens of free stock photo sources. Because of that we have a larger database of free …

Product Hunt

backgrounds.js • A jQuery plugin for extracting dominant colors from images and applying it to its parent

Hotspots Analytics WordPress Plugin

Hotspots Analytics is the most advanced analytics plugin for WordPress websites including heatmaps, user activity and custom event tracking. It can …

WordPress

Shinmachi House

Shinmachi House is a minimalist residence located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Tabata Design. The house is characterized by an interior courtyard …

House Design

Why shipping containers may be the next home craze

Tiny homes have been the talk of the town for 2015, but 2016 might bring a new housing trend: homes made from shipping containers.

The new idea has been a winner overseas, with cargo containers serving as apartments in the Netherlands and as designer homes in Spain, and they're beginning to win over …

Prefab Homes

Quick Tip: The Simplest Way To Center Elements Vertically And Horizontally

Flexbox is a relatively new addition to the CSS world and we keep finding more and more excellent applications for it. We can even solve the age-old …

CSS

Determine key Web layout values easily with CSS Calculator

When you’re designing the layout for a Web page, one of the most tedious jobs can be calculating some of the commonly used values for Cascading Style …

Fluid type examples

This example should have the same result as the one above when the base font size is 16px (default).

It shows that the technique works with any length …

Typography

CSSgram: Instagram Filters Recreated with CSS Filters and Blend Modes

Austin, Texas-based front end developer Una Kravets has created CSSgram, a tiny library that recreates the look of Instagram filters using CSS …

CSS

Drag and Drop File Uploading

The following is a guest post by Osvaldas Valutis. Osvaldas is going to show us not only how drag and drop file uploading works, but goes over what

JavaScript

Scaled/Proportional Content with CSS and JavaScript

The web is a fluid place. Different sized screens, yadda yadda yadda. Fortunately for us, the web is ready for it. Text wraps. CSS gives us control …

CSS

Stretchy Navigation

Toronto condo development builds sales centre out of shipping containers

Admit it: Even though you weren’t in the market, you’ve walked past a condominium sales office and have given into temptation: You walked in and faked your way into a tour and a brochure to see whether, in three years, the actual product matched the “mood” the developer had put on display.

And, more …

Shipping

Tiny Apartment Tricks: 13 Ideas for Ultra-Compact Spaces

[ By Steph in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ]If you want to live in a tiny apartment without murdering your significant other or feeling like your …

Apartments

These Atlanta homes are made from old shipping containers

Glen Donaldson was inspired abroad and created his first dream home in 2007

While traveling in Europe, Glen Donaldson saw houses crafted from old …

Atlanta

23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.

This is a shipping container. It’s used to transport large amounts of goods on boats and on trains. By itself, it’s pretty boring.

But with a little imagination, the shipping container becomes a cheap, reliable building block that can be used to …

Shipping

20 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans

by Tom Woods

Today we’ve got something perfect for anyone looking to build their own tiny shipping container home.

As most of you probably know the …

New Shipping Container Apartments in Phoenix Ask $1K/Month

Photo by Chris Cordell via Dwell

We know shipping containers can make some pretty awesome single-family homes, but what about a multi-unit apartment …

Prefab Homes

A Tiny House On Wheels By Echo Living

Run by multidisciplinary designer Sam Booth, architecture practice Echo Living specializes in designing eco-friendly tiny houses, such as the ‘House …

Architecture

House in Todoroki

House in Todoroki is a minimalist residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Atelier Spinoza. The clients, a couple with their three children, …

Japan

Sekimachikita House

Sekimachikita House is a minimalist residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Atelier Spinoza. The plan for the two-family house was to try and …

Asia

Parque contenedores / ATÖLYE Labs

Arquitectos

Ubicación

Bornova,35040 Bornova/İzmir,Turquía

Equipo Diseño

Engin Ayaz, Nesile Yalçın, Nujen Acar, Elif Karaköse, Buşra Tunç, Berna …

Tama Plaza of Complex 2

Tama Plaza of Complex 2 is a minimalist residence located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by Roovice. The renovation was focused on maximizing space …

Furniture

Small Couple's Apartment in Paris With an Inspiring Layout by Richard Guilbault

This 30 square-meter flat transformed by architect Richard Guilbault was initially divided into four very dark rooms difficult to fit out. The …

Apartments