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How To Use Color Psychology To Give Your Business An Edge

Whether you’re wondering what color to paint the office, or you’re looking to redesign your retail space, the colors you choose can increase your chance of reaching your goals. Color greatly influences human emotion and behavior. If you’re hoping to make your workers more productive, or you want to …

How To Bring Japanese Simplicity Into Your Interiors

We all lead hectic lives. It’s no surprise that after working all day and schlepping the kids to activities, we want come home to something a little …

Industrial-Eclectic Restaurant and Events Venue in Craiova, Romania: Smart Pub

Bucharest-based studio <b>Yellow Office</b> completed the design and development of a high quality restaurant and events venue near Preajba lake in Craiova, …

Minimalist Staircase Design Enriching Century-Old House in Milan

What can you add to a simple home to make it unique? Italian architects <b>Francesco Librizzi</b> and <b>Matilde Cassani</b> came up with a <b>minimalist staircase …

"98% of what gets built today is shit" says Frank Gehry

<b>News:</b> Frank Gehry has responded to criticism of his own architectural style by giving an audience of journalists the middle finger and saying that …

Hawkins\Brown uses wooden partitions to create temporary warehouse home for The Bartlett

Architecture firm Hawkins\Brown has converted a pair of north London warehouses using timber dividers to create a temporary home for The Bartlett …

Studio Gang joins rising tide of architects building in Miami

<b>News:</b> Chicago-based Studio Gang is following in the footsteps of OMA, Herzog & de Meuron and Zaha Hadid by becoming the latest architect to design a …

Table Tiles

<i>Table Tiles</i> is a set of six geometric coasters that can be arranged in many ways to form a playful mosaic trivet. Design by Brooklyn-based <b>Bower</b> …

This building in France breaks away from the predictable forms of modern design with its use of undulating balconies. More photos here: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/09/29/zac-du-coteau-by-ecdm-architects/

Artist Jen Stark creates kaleidoscopic sculptures from layers of paper More photos here: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/09/30/an-introduction-to-jen-stark/

Espaço Espelho d'Água by Vertical Garden Design

Vertical Garden Design has sent us images of a recently compeleted 113m2 green wall located in Espaço Espelho d’Água, a restaurant/gallery/concert …

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ARCHIWINDOW: A Glimpse Through "The Eyes of Architecture"

In his latest series, ARCHIWINDOW, Federico Babina draws some inspiration perhaps from the headline exhibition the Venice Biennale, investigating …

Architecture

Lowe Campbell Ewald Headquarters / Neumann/Smith Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A creative space for a creative company. Neumann/Smith Architecture helped advertising agency, Lowe …

Exquisite Design for Utility Company Headquarters: Nuon Offices in Amsterdam

How would you personally imagine the working premises of a large utility company? <b>HEYLIGERS Design+Projects</b> have completed the interior design for …

Make a Great First Impression With Jewelry-Like Door Handles and Knobs

First impressions are the building block you can use to erect an inspiring world of beauty around you. When someone first visits your home, they see …

Spotlight: Tadao Ando

As the recipient of the 1995 Pritzker Prize, Tadao Ando (born 13 September 1941) is highly regarded for his unparalleled work with concrete, …

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Luxembourg House / Richard Meier & Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site for this private house is a sloped, wooded property located in an almost rural area that …

Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple / Czarl Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple is the oldest and only Thai Buddhist Temple in Singapore that …

A Corporate Office in Mexico City that Looks Fun to Work At

Proving that working in a corporate office doesn’t have to suck, the new Grupo CP offices in the Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City are colorful and …

‘Dream Chair’ by Tadao Ando for Carl Hansen & Son (DK) @ Dailytonic

‘Dream Chair’ by Tadao Ando for Carl Hansen & Son<p>Denmark’s Carl Hansen & Son has launched the Dream Chair, the culmination of a close, multi-year …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid installs aluminium wave over pool in V&A museum garden

<b>London Design Festival 2014:</b> architect Zaha Hadid has installed a shimmering "bridge" to cross a reflecting pool in the V&A museum's John Madejski …

Nap at work? Yes.

In many countries, there is a cultural stigma revolving around the notion of ‘napping on the job’, but with longer working hours and the quest for …

How Will We Design The Offices of the Future?

<i>For many years, the world of office design remained relatively stagnant, with a light, open plan office floor and a generously-sized cubicle about as</i> …

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Bow House by Edwards Moore has a narrow middle that frames a patio

This Melbourne home by local studio Edwards Moore narrows down to less than four metres at its centre to make room for a narrow patio along the …

Norm Architects creates "village" of white cubes inside &tradition showroom

Norm Architects has built a cluster of minimalist "houses" in a former warehouse on Copenhagen's Paper Island to create a showroom for Danish design …

Zaha Hadid reveals trio of skyscrapers for Brisbane's riverfront

<b>News:</b> Zaha Hadid Architects has designed three residential towers to sit on a riverfront site in Brisbane, Australia, as part of a AUS$420 million …