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A Desk That I Wouldn’t Mind Sitting At All Day!

Technology advances and new habits are created, so it’s important for our workspaces to adapt to these changes. The Köllen Eget desk, designed by …

Industrial Design

David Chipperfield Designs Ssense's Flagship Store

The renowned architecture firm has designed a sleek retail space with a raw concrete, mirrored, and metallic interior. To preserve the original …

eCommerce

Residences With The Most Extravagant Car Parking Spaces Ever

More often than not the garage or parking space is merely an add-on, a feature that comes with the house. Sometimes, however, this feature is given …

Living Rooms

Willow Treehouse

Perched on the bank of a small pond, the Willow Treehouse upgrades your childhood with this modern version of the backyard retreat. The lofted cabin …

Treehouses

The soda can-sized portable home theater everyone loves is Amazon’s deal of the day

We get lots of feedback from our readers about the products we cover, and the Nebula Capsule Smart Mini Projector by Anker is one of those devices …

Tech Trends

Stradella / SAOTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> SAOTA’s first completed project in Los Angeles, Stradella, is a remodel of an existing 1970’s house on a …

Architecture

Hamptons Residence

New York<p>Set among fields along the south facing coast of Long Island and within a short walk to the ocean, this Hamptons residence is a quiet refuge for a growing family and offers extraordinary views of the surrounding landscape.<p>The residence lies parallel to the water, looking south into …

Architecture

How to use Apple Pencil with iWork apps

Learn how to use Apple Pencil to create drawings, as well as mark up and annotate documents, presentations, and spreadsheets created in iWork apps …

Apps

Cars zoom right through this Copenhagen building

Making use of seemingly unusable space<p>Cars have plenty of ways to get around city obstacles. There are underpasses and overpasses, bridges, and tunnels. Sometimes, though, cities need to get around cars. In the case of Blox, a new building in Copenhagen, cars run right through it like a …

Architecture

Ehupua House

Backed by the striking landscapes of Honolulu, the Ehupua House combines unparalleled views and exceptional architecture. The home was designed by …

Architecture

Sunyata Hotel in Dali Old Town / Zhaoyang Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is nearby the crossing of two main streets of Dali old town. It combines two pieces of …

Architecture

Chickadee House

Named for the tiny bids that reside on the wooded plot, the Chickadee House adds a modern dwelling to the rustic Boulder foothills. The home is …

Architecture

Chickadee / Surround Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in West Boulder, tucked into the base of the foothills, the site was among a handful of …

Architecture

Hillside modern house is all concrete, glass, and views

Keep ‘em coming<p>On its own, concrete is a simple workhorse of a material. But in the hands of a skilled architect, it can be molded into art. We’ve seen this time and time again, and the latest example? An angular concrete house nestled into the hills of Chile, where it cuts a brilliantly modern …

Architecture

How to customize Notes app with lines or grids

Apple’s Notes app for iPhone and iPad can be customized with different lines and grids.... Read the rest of this post here"How to customize Notes app …

Apple Pencil

How to take screenshots on Mac

Taking a screenshot on iOS is relatively straightforward, but on macOS things are a bit more complex, though you also get more control. Here’s how to take a screenshot on macOS…<p>Follow along as we walk you through the several different methods of taking a screenshot on the Mac.<p>First we have to lay …

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an …

Piero Lissoni creates a modernist Tel Aviv home with a Milanese twist

Is there a place for modernism in our postmodern, post-everything age? Piero Lissoni thinks so. The Italian architect of purified forms, from sharp little coffee makers to lofty, linear edifices, has made a career of creating rigorously clean compositions with a foundation in the stark and …

8 great tech gadgets under $100 that I use every day

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Instagram / @StatusAudio As a tech writer for Insider Picks, I'm incredibly lucky to have access to a lot of cool gadgets, both the dirt …

What are Z-Wave, Zigbee and other smart home protocols? | Trusted Reviews

<b>One of the most frustrating things about building a smart home is that devices from different manufacturers are mostly incapable of talking to each</b> …

Building the smart home of your dreams is easier than you think — here are 6 simple ways to get started

Before we knew how connected homes would come together, the prototypes seemed far-fetched and way too complicated.<p>Fortunately, building a smart home today is not nearly as intimidating or overwhelming as it initially seemed. It's easy, especially if you start small and build little by …

Truckee Creek House

Not a single bolder was harmed during the construction of the Truckee Creek House. Located on a rocky plot in California, the home weaves its way …

12 Home Projects Designers Say Pay For Themselves Over Time

You don't have to spend big bucks to make a big impact on your space.<p>It's normal to get the itch to update your home, <i>especially</i> when new trends are cropping up every day. But, sadly, even DIY renovations aren't free. So we asked some of our go-to designers which projects are worth the investment.

Concrete House with a Simple Design Made for a Young Family

This fabulous house, the exterior of which is made mostly out of concrete and glass, has been designed by the architects Kate Fitzpatrick and …

Architecture

How To Set and Reset ‘Trust This Computer‘ on Your iOS Device

When you connect you iPhone or iPad to a computer for the first time, you’ll be prompted whether to trust the computer. When you connect to trusted …

How to set up Family Sharing and create a child’s Apple ID on iPhone and iPad

Family Sharing is a handy feature that Apple offers to let up to six people share things like iCloud Storage, Apple Music, iTune purchases, location data, and more. Whether you’ve never needed the feature before or just want to get it set up for the first time, follow along for how to start using …

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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

How to Control and Tweak a True Tone Display on iPhone and iPad

Last year, Apple brought a display feature called True Tone to its flagship iPhone line-up for the first time, following the technology's debut in 2016 with the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.<p>True Tone works by adjusting the color temperature of a device's screen to match the surrounding ambient light, so that …

Start Writing Digital Notes in 2018

You’ve got an iPad in your bag, a Surface Pro on your desk, and you’re still writing your notes on loose-leaf paper? Don’t be an animal. It’s 2018, …