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How to Furnish Your Vacation Rental For the Best Guest Experience

Whether you’re renting out a spare bedroom or an entire home, these furnishing tips can help elevate your holiday rental to the next level.<p>With the sharing economy in full swing, putting your property on the rental market is easier than ever. Furnishing that rental, however, isn’t always quite as …

Living Rooms

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a …

Washing Machines

5 Reasons Why Azure IoT Edge Is Industry's Most Promising Edge Computing Platform

Last week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure IoT Edge, the edge computing platform that has been in works for more than a year.<p>Out of the top 5 public cloud platforms – AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud and Alibaba Cloud – only Microsoft and Amazon have a …

Machine Learning

A Colorado Home Puts a Modern Twist on Farmhouse Living

Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.<p>Inspired by historic American farmhouses, this modern dwelling is sited at the base of the Rocky Mountain Foothills in West Boulder, Colorado. Designed by Boulder-based firm …

Living Rooms

Big Cabin | Little Cabin By Renée del Gaudio Architecture

Renée del Gaudio Architecture have designed Big Cabin | Little Cabin in Fairplay, Colorado, that consists of two cabins perched atop a rocky cliff at …

Is Your Startup Worth the Risk? 5 Questions You Need to Answer

Use these simple steps to assess the strength of a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The art of predicting the potential of an early-stage business lies in identifying which internal and external factors will have the biggest impact on its future performance. To …

Product Management

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings. The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet …

6 Businesses That Need to Be Launched Right Now

We asked entrepreneurs the one idea they wish someone would create to help their company.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Entrepreneurs always need more -- more help, more time, more insight. So we asked: What's the one product you wish someone would create to …

Social Media

7 Modern Farmhouses to Rent For the Most Picturesque Vacation Ever

Escape the anxieties of urban dwelling in one of these pastoral retreats.<p>If small towns, fresh air, and plenty of green, open spaces sound like the perfect holiday for you, then treat yourself to a stay at one of these modern farmhouses. Striking a balance between rustic and chic, these stylish …

Napa Valley

Grab Your Friends and Escape to a Remote Cabin Cluster on a Norwegian Island

Weary city dwellers can find serenity in this array of cabins on the Norwegian archipelago of Fleinvær, where the Northern Lights make regular appearances.<p>This remote archipelago north of Norway has no shops, cars, or noise—but is home to Fordypningsrommet, an eco-friendly hideaway with nine unique …

A Sleek Renovation in London Ushers Light Into a Family Home

A streamlined and modernized design transforms this London terrace house into a refined, bright, and spacious home that supports the needs of a growing family.<p>Designed for a young family of three by London-based Amos Goldreich Architecture, the Elfort Road House is an airy, light-filled, open-floor …

Interior Design

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

Entrepreneurship

Online graphic design startup Canva is now worth $1 billion

Canva is Australia's first unicorn of 2018, after raising $40 million (AUD$50.9 million) to push the design startup's value over $1 billion.<p>Now …

San Francisco

New modular shipping container home is also energy-efficient

Another entrant into the prefab, modular market<p>Athens-based company Cocoon Modules has unveiled a new container home prototype in collaboration with Greek natural mattress brand Coco-Mat.<p>By upcycling shipping containers and transforming them into modular homes, hotel developments, and emergency …

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

Garden House in Mexico Welcomes Nature and Contemplation

ASP Arquitectura completed a spectacular rehabilitation of an apartment on the lower level of a building in Mexico City. The design aimed to create a …

Caro Hotel / Francesc Rifé Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This boutique hotel is made up of many elements that have been revealed throughout the years. The main …

Cube Heater Marries Usability and Design

Although aesthetics is one of the most significant aspects makers consider when designing a product, there are only few that actually delivers. Most …

Old Stone House / TAKATINA LLC

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Old Stone House is designed for a young couple’s weekend retreat and it sits on a magnificent Hudson …

What E-Commerce Will Look Like in 2018

The way North Americans shop could undergo a massive change in the next 12 months.<p>The Montreal-based Absolunet has released 10 trends they think will …

A Lofty Nature Retreat in Quebec Inspired by Nordic Architecture

This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast to its austere, angular exterior.<p>Designed by Montreal-based practice APPAREIL Architecture, Grand Pic Chalet is inspired by the colors and vertical lines found throughout …

Architecture

Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof

Experience cabin life to the fullest in this minimalist structure that's tucked in the mountains of Northern Sweden.<p>The Loft House is the first of four cabins commissioned by the Bergaliv Landscape Hotel in the Åsberget mountains of Northern Sweden. Designed by architect Hanna Michelson, its …

Cabins

Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market

Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic and practical reasons—not to mention possible budget restraints.<p>Enter Reform, a Copenhagen-based design firm founded in 2014 by Jeppe Christensen and Michael Andersen …

Kitchens

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This Beautiful Wood Ping Pong Table Does Double Duty as a Dining Table

This stunning ping pong / dining table is crafted from hardwood salvaged from colonial buildings in Saigon, cast iron legs from antique Japanese …

Taking advantage of negative space in web design

Negative space is an often misunderstood and underused idea. It breaks down very simply. Positive space represents the elements of your …

UI Design

Huge Launches Its Newly Redesigned Website

<i>Global Executive Experience Director Derek Fridman on how the agency tackled one of its biggest challenges—designing for itself.</i><p>Today, Huge unveiled …

Meet Linjer, The Most Popular Leather Goods Startup You’ve Never Heard Of

The cofounders began by doing market research on a Reddit-like platform for style-conscious men. Three years later, they’ve generated $10 million.<p>Linjer, an under-the-radar brand known primarily to people obsessed with minimalistic design, has generated $10 million after just three years of being …

Lake House

Nova Scotia, Canada<p>This Cape Breton prefab retreat is nestled in a hardwood forest along the shores of the Bras D’or Lake. The mandate for this project was to create a simple dwelling with a clear separation between the public and private realms while respecting the natural environment. The home …

Architecture

Black Box II

Westmount, Québec, Canada<p>Black Box II achieves a subtle balance between the old and new, preserving authentic, iconic details while integrating a bold new design. Architect Natalie Dionne spearheaded the dramatic renovation of the semi-detached brick townhouse located in the Notre Dame de Grace …

Architecture