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A Garage Was Converted Into This Comfortable Living Space

Australian firm Sam Crawford Architects have transformed what was once a commercial garage sandwiched between terrace houses, into a bright and …

The Felix Hotel In Sydney Has Recently Opened Its Doors

Fox Johnston Architects together with interior design firm Space Control, have recently completed The Felix Hotel in Sydney, Australia.<p>The new 150 …

The Vancouver Office of Slack Technologies by Leckie Studio

Leckie Studio created a new headquarters for communications-based software company Slack in downtown Vancouver’s Yaletown district. The project …

Plús Hús Is a 320-Square-Foot Flat-Packed Home by Minarc

Minarc has thrown their hat into the ring with their answer to California’s housing crisis – the Plús Hús, which is Icelandic for “plus house”. State …

Avocado Acres House

Influenced by LA's Case Study homes and the work of Joseph Eichler, the Avocado Acres House is an environmentally-friendly mid-century throwback …

Postepic is an app for elegantly sharing book quotes

It’s fair to say the smartphone camera has become the digital tool of most use, rendering the average person’s camera roll essentially a memory buffer where carefully composed photographs rub up against snaps of receipts, funny stuff you saw on the street and fancied sharing with friends, and, …

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, developed waterfronts, skyscrapers, and even public art. Everything, that is, except one major factor: people.<p>These mysterious — and almost completely …

Urbanism

Mavic Pro: The coolest gadget since the original iPhone [Reviews]

Tiny cameras that can fly still seemed like a sci-fi dream just five years ago, but with DJI’s new Mavic Pro drone, the future has arrived ahead of schedule.<p>When it comes to drones, no company is killing it right now more than DJI, and the Mavic Pro is its most amazing achievement yet. Yes, some …

There’s a skin that will make your iPhone 7 Plus look like the original iPhone

Apple’s iPhone has come a long way in 10 years. A <i>loooooong</i> way. The first-generation iPhone unveiled 10 years ago this week featured a tiny 3.5-inch …

Best Coffee Maker With Grinder 2016

Best Coffee Maker With Grinder 2016 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteThere are a few things one should consider when one is looking for the …

Norm Architects creates minimalist workspace for Kinfolk magazine in Copenhagen

Danish studio Norm Architects has taken influences from both Scandinavian and Japanese design to create this pared-back gallery and workspace for …

Cyl: A New System to Create Office Landscapes

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec were originally planning a series of tables for the home but instead created a new office system intent on making people …

A Minimalist Juice Shop in Amsterdam

Following the finished designs for the first two Cold Press Juicery shops in Amsterdam, Standard Studio was invited to design a third location, right …

13 ideas for small homes that will turn them stylishly modern

The modern design style is perfect for decorating small spaces, because it first of all seeks simplicity in both lines of furniture and color …

Home Decorating

How to fix Blown Out Highlights in Photoshop

Writing Studio Next to Nature

<b>FLOAT Architectural Research and Design</b> designed this small writing studio for a philosophy professor and nature writer. Located on a small tract of …

Writing

Design Sleuth: Stacked and Wall-Mounted Tables as Kitchen Storage

I bought my secondhand, freestanding kitchen units off a man on an industrial estate in the middle of nowhere, so I am seldom to be found in the …

Why a New York restaurateur is arming employees with Apple Watches

ShakeShack founder has announced that the managers and sommeliers at his new Union Square Cafe 2.0 eatery will wear devices to take better care of diners<p>Danny Meyer, the keeper of the golden flame of hospitality, did the unthinkable this week. He invited even more digital screens into his dining …

Watches

Artist Rafael Varona crams magical stories into tiny GIFs

"It saved my life."<p>The second edition of "Impossible Bottles" features miniature worlds that are even more dense with detail than the originals. One bottle shows a mad scientist powering his home with a massive, lumbering robot underground. Another features a group of foreign explorers apparently …

GIF Animations

18 incredible facts about Apple's new 'spaceship' campus

City of CupertinoWhen Steve Jobs presented his proposal for a new Apple campus to the Cupertino City Council back in 2011, he had one aim: to create …

Architecture

It's Hard to Believe These Beautiful Buildings Are Made Out of Garbage

Turns out, recycled materials make for some amazing architecture.<p>It's not easy being green, but it is getting easier to live sustainably. Scientists are getting creative about finding new ways to make green living work — like the team of Australian researchers who recently figured out a way to turn …

Old Dutch Classroom Transformed into Creative Family Home

An old school building in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, was recently converted into a series of private homes. This particular apartment, designed by</b> …

Lugi Furniture

by Adam Štěch<p>It seems that Czech design production is well on its way to a full-blown renaissance. Several new companies emerged on the market last year, and older ones are innovating on production techniques, aesthetics and philosophy. One of the most interesting and dynamic players in the design …

Furniture

Czech-Designed Master & Master Furniture

Prague-based furniture producer Master & Masterfounded in 2013 by graphic designer Ondej Zita and furniture-maker Ludk tejglcreates minimalist pieces that are thought up by young Czech designers. With a focus on long-lasting materials and function, each piece is made to be practical without …

Furniture

Brooklyn’s Cold-Pressed Pitanga Juices

The juice craze doesn’t seem to be fading any time soonand one new business that caught our eye in particular is Pitanga Juices, which offers cold-pressed juices with some unusual ingredients. After founder Raquel Furtado was diagnosed with a thyroid condition 10 years ago, the Brazil native …

More Than Just Raw Juice: Tiny Empire

Juice

Interview: Gorden Wagener, Chief Designer Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz

Here's Why the Next Big Innovation in Smartphones May Not Actually Be a Phone

Nearly a decade after the iPhone broke the mold for mobile phones the question is now being asked whether the evolution of the smartphone has finally …

ThePlus Architects builds narrow office block for a South Korean book publisher

An office for a book publisher is housed within this faceted white building, designed by South Korean studio ThePlus Architects for a six-metre-wide …

Casper Wants You to Sleep Better

While the concept of “one size fits all” is one that many people are skeptical of, Casper‘s success surely supports that it’s actually spot on when it comes to mattresses. The brandwhich launched in 2014stands by its “one perfect mattress” mantra with a 100-night trial, a super-easy and free return …

Mattresses