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Woodland holiday home updated with rooftop extension facing up to the treetops

Dutch studio Bloot Architecture has added a larch-clad roof extension to a 1950s summer house, featuring a glazed wall angled to frame views of the …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

11 Steps to a Perfect Logo

This is a very good and simple 11 step guide to creating a perfect logo design. This guide was done by the Spanish designer Borja Acosta de Vizcaíno. …

Peter Smart's Better Boarding Pass Redesign

We spotted creative director Tyler Thompson kicking off a boarding pass conceptual redesign frenzy back in 2010, and it was fun to see different …

Colorized B&W Portraits of Celebrities from the Past

<b>Betty White</b><p>Younger versions of legendary stars like Betty White and Angela Lansbury are revitalized through colorizations skillfully administered by Wayne Degan of MetaColor. The Bangor, Maine-based creative takes old, black and white photos he stumbles upon and carefully adds pigments to them …

Stephen Colbert

Live visuals from Tycho’s “Montana” - The Fox Is Black

Electronic musician and graphic designer Tycho is well known for his chilled out music but his incorporation of live visuals in his shows. To get …

Matias Security – Brand Identity by Dora Klimczyk

Matias Security Branding.<p>Recently I published the Brewin’ apps – rebranding project by Polish graphic designer Dora Klimczyk. Also this is a …

Urban Electric Co. Factory Tour

Design Milk recently headed to Charleston, South Carolina to visit the headquarters of Urban Electric Co. and to partake in some sweet southern charm …

Articles about 7 modern steel homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Humble Cabin In The Desert Becomes An Art Phenom

Mirrors, LED lighting, and Arduino programming turn a 70-year-old home into a contemporary work of art.<p>There is a great history of artists and architects messing with houses. In the ’70s, Gordon Matta-Clark famously took a saw to a New Jersey home and split it in two. More recently, Detroit …

New Jersey

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Design

De Burgemeester office with an angular wooden staircase by Studioninedots

An angular wooden staircase ascends the lobby of this office renovation in the Dutch town of Hoofddorp by Amsterdam architects Studioninedots (+ …

Torikorttelit – Visual Identity by Kokoro & Moi

Torikorttelit Identity.<p>Torikorttelit is Helsinki’s old city center – a place where people transform their city into a more exciting and open …

Graphic Design

This Restaurant Facade Tricks The Eye With Tape

Based in Madrid and Barcelona, this team of interior designers and art directors banded together to form (fos), a multidisciplinary agency that …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 4 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

Articles about small spaces rural places on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...<p>Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of …

Small Spaces

Merging the Past and Present of Anne Frank’s Amsterdam

It's always rewarding to receive feedback from our readers and featured artists, but every now and then we're just as delighted to be contacted by other creative individuals and institutions that have found inspiration through My Modern Met. We were just recently reached out to by Anne Frank House, …

Anne Frank

Free Flat User Interface Kits of Widgets by Riki Tanone

Free UI Design.<p>Auckland, New Zealand-based graphic and web designer Riki Tanone created this nice flat user interface design kits of widgets. You can …

Breakers Slab – Serif Font Family by Nikola Kostić

Breakers Slab – Type Family.<p>The <b>Breakers Slab</b> font family by type designer Nikola Kostić is the serif version to the Breakers type family. The …

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When David Rockwell, Founder and …

Prefab Homes

Taming The Email Beast

10 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

DIY fold-down table (j) saves space & doubles as a picture frame via www.lifehacker.com.au

Reading Chair: Seat with Built-In Book & Magazine Shelves

Hybrid bookshelf chairs are nothing new, but many are made to narrowly accommodate only a limited size or shape of reading selection – that is where …

Furniture

Articles about clifftop house angled roof maui on Dwell.com - Dwell

With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.<p>Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect &...<p>With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.<p>Built with …

Architecture

Three-Story Tree House is a Dream Backyard Getaway

A modern three-level treehouse with a pitched roof perches on the remaining branches of a Dutch elm tree as a unique getaway on a family camping …

42 Amazing Tropical Bathroom Décor Ideas

A tropical bathroom provides a spa-like experience and to create such an interior in your bathroom you needn’t much. If you can’t make an outdoor …

Google’s Dead-Simple Tool For Making UX Decisions: 2 Jars Of Marbles

When the Android team wants to decide whether a design decision is good or bad, they turn to the least techie of tricks.<p>Nothing is perfect. So even for the most successful platforms, design needs to continuously evolve. But beyond mere gut instinct or that ephemeral talent of taste, how can you …

The Modular Hotel Room/Office That Fits Into a Suitcase

There’s nothing like hitting the open road and setting off for destinations as yet undecided, nothing but your clothes and a sense of adventure in …

A Grown-Up Library, With A Built-In Slide For Kids

Another indoor slide–do we smell a trend?<p>A lot of architects get a bad rep for being narcissistic control freaks with a Randian complex–people who exert their “vision” and expertise over their clients. That said, <i>occasionally</i> utterly reasonable architects actively try to involve clients in the …

Airstream-Inspired Living: Kempart Loft with Aluminum Pod by Dethier Architectures

The refurbished, industrial Kempart Loft gets a drastic makeover by Dethier Architectures, complete with a modular aluminum pod that not only breaks …