Sameer Ausekar

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Are 'Treescrapers' the Future of Dense Urban Living?

A vertical garden tower just won a significant award for architecture. Is it time to start taking these designs seriously?<p>Passive House designers are the Fremen of the architectural world. They look at buildings the same way that <i>Dune</i>’s noble desert tribe thinks about water. For the Fremen, the …


These photos of cities from 10,000 feet in the air are so glorious

Magical. Vincent LaForet’s stunning photo series of cities all over the world at 10,000 feet are exactly just that: magical. It lets you see cities …

Cool Stuff

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Landscape Photography

Open Floor Plan Puts Focus on Spanish Coast

The open floor plan of this apartment on the coast of Valencia, Spain, places the focus on the outside rather than the inside. Showcasing a …

This Is the Year’s Best Drone Photography

The winning images of an international competition include a selfie with sharks and sky-high views of famous cities and monuments.<p>Dronestagram, an app devoted to drone photography, has announced the winners of its second annual photo competition.<p>The contest was judged by National Geographic Deputy …

Aerial Photography

Paul Cocksedge's Living Staircase includes plants, a mini library and tea-brewing facilities

Designer Paul Cocksedge has completed a spiral staircase featuring a garden, a library and a tea bar (+ slideshow).<p>The four-storey Living Staircase …

Architecture & Interior - Swimming Pool

With architecture the external surfaces and the immediate surroundings, quality of natural light and the volume of the built form come to the fore. …

The Miracle Shop

Virtual reality will be "more powerful than cocaine"

<b>Interview:</b> every architect will soon design using 3D goggles, according to designer and visualiser Olivier Demangel, who believes that virtual …

5 clever iPhone tricks only power users know about

The iPhone has a lot of hidden features. Find out how to have a sleep timer for your music and other neat hacks.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p>Follow BI Video: On Facebook


Upgrade your car with Bluetooth, aux required

Into the Night #🌘

Hakusui Nursery School / Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This nursery school in Sakura, Chiba was planned to accommodate 60 pupils. Seiyu-Kai, a local social …

Germany Builds A Solar City That Produces Four Times The Energy It Consumes [Video]

When it comes to clean energy, most people in green communities believe the future of power usage will be solar energy. Initially, such a belief …

Clean Energy

Palette Profile - Whites, Grays, And Reclaimed Wood

Hey contemporist friends! Let’s take a moment to scrutinize the palette choices of some designers.<p>This room, designed and built by Capital Building, …

Solarcity Kindergarden / x architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project’s main aim is to provide a space as large as possible for children and staff thus creating …


4 Desk Makeovers, 1 Common Thread: Super Productivity!

Several REDBOOK staffers had desks that were a few papers shy of a Hoarders-style intervention.<p>Several REDBOOK staffers had desks a few papers shy of a <i>Hoarders</i>-style intervention. Enter organizational guru and founder of the aptly named O.C.D. Experience Justin Klosky, who helped them fill two …

Office Depot

Pictures of the Week 3.19.15

Generation to generation. Happy Father's Day

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Nude Photography by Leonard Nimoy

See also: The History of Photography as a Fine Art<p>Born in Boston Massachusetts / March 26th, 1931.<p>In addition to being a movie director, producer, …

Leonard Nimoy

7 Apps to Make You Happier

These tech tools promise to deliver everything from a calmer mind to more good karma.<p>The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your door, a tasty dinner appear on your table, or your dirty socks …


Dream Spaces: Plan a Robe to Trump All Robes

Wokai Design<p>Save<p>Now I’m not talking of the flat-pack variety here – I’m talking about bespoke and tailored to your personal requirements. And for …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Pune-based Chizel wows architects and builders with 3D printed ‘smart models’

Many of us have already seen videos of the first chocolate printer. We watched in fascination as layers of chocolate were painstakingly added one …

10 Of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Greatest Buildings

Ten buildings across America designed by Frank Lloyd Wright have been nominated as World Heritage sites, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced last week. The cluster of buildings, spread across seven states, would be the first American works of modern architecture to be included on the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Chasing Starlight - An Adventure in the Canadian Rockies

DSLR Cameras

The First Hundred Years! (1939)


A World Where Outdoor Advertising is Replaced by Classical Paintings | Colossal

<p>In this fun series of photos from the streets of Milan and Paris, artist Etienne Lavie imagines what the world might be like if invasive street …