Samuel Yu

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Space-Saving Suspended Bed in a Modern London Apartment

Good urban architectural design takes space and aesthetic into account, allowing them to work in unison, much like this efficient London apartment in Camden. While some compact residences use a modular design to create the visual effect of more space, this particular English home opts to design …

Home in Eindhoven With Thin Floating Concrete Eaves Seamlessly Blending With the Surroundings

With an impeccable clean design, House IV is a new project designed to seamlessly blend with the surroundings. House IV, designed by De Bever …

2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Award Winners

Winners of the 2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards have been announced. From Norman Foster’s Atrium Champagne Bar in London to Norm Architects Höst …

China's Currency Will Be Fully Convertible In Months

The Shanghai free-trade zone, China’s first, will officially open for business on September 29. Just about every China economy maven has been following the months-long saga regarding the establishment of the zone because in Shanghai the central government will punch a gaping hole in the country’s …

Before you upgrade your summer wardrobe, be sure to read our 27 Rules of Modern Summer Style. Rule #1: Consider the updated linen suit. See all the rules: http://ow.ly/mh3iW

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5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Many of the questions potential hires ask are throwaways. But not these.<p>Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" is almost always a waste of time.<p>Thought so.<p>The problem is, most candidates don't actually …

How to Create a Lifelong Brotherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Jonathan Mead</i>.<p>The responses from my closest male friends surprised me when I asked them this question: “What’s …

House in Madrid / A-cero

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The architecture studio A-cero, led by JoaquinTorres&RafaelLlamazares, present sone of its last …

Private Island on the Thames: $11.7 Million

China's Slow Growth Can Be Good News

Over the past 33 years, China thrived on a singular economic model: high-volume manufacturing of low-margin products for the rest of world. Today, that growth model has stalled – and not just for cyclical or near team temporary reasons, but because it has come to the end of the line. That is …

Here’s what will really happen to global growth if China’s economy suddenly tanks

If China slows down, will the rest of the world slow with it? It is frequently argued that a Chinese “hard landing” would be bad for the global economy, and that China’s economy is “the world’s most important source of economic growth.” That’s because China powers an ever-larger portion of global …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …

How To Maintain An Intelligent State of Mind In Wall Street -- In Five Steps

Investors who have been actively involved in financial markets for a long time know that developing an intelligent state of mind is one thing and maintaining it is another—at least I know it.<p>They also know the consequences of not maintaining an intelligent state of mind — losing a great deal of …

Still got your money in emerging markets? Here’s what to worry about—and where

Global riptides of investment cash are a well-established threat for developing economies. On its way in, a surge in foreign investment pushes up prices of stocks, bonds and other assets. It drives down borrowing costs. It supercharges growth.<p>But if the wave suddenly starts to recede, countries can …

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This startup captured $200 million of people’s savings by turning financial advice into an algorithm

Imagine if poring over your finances were as easy as using your favorite app, or smartphone—or any of today’s crisply designed technologies that make life easier, smarter and more efficient.<p>Such is the task of Betterment CEO Jon Stein, who believes the financial services industry is actually making …

2 Sentences That Engage Customers

To get customers interested in what you're selling, make your sales message about your customers.<p>You're excited about your company, right? You're proud of your products, right? Therefore, your best strategy, when talking to a customer, is to tell the story of your company and its products with …

Mission Motorcycles Superbikes: Mission RS and Mission R

<b>Mission Motorcycles</b> has released its latest electric superbikes: <b>Mission RS Motorcycle</b> and <b>Mission R Motorcycle</b> which both feature innovative design, …

The simple way to let consumers judge a product before it even hits the market

The best companies focus on product and in today’s startup world, we focus a lot on product. Steve Jobs built products doing zero market research. Henry Ford famously (and controversially) said that his customers, if asked, would have wanted a faster horse. There are many visionaries out there that …

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Elon Musk Conceives New 'Hyperloop' Transportation System: Neither Plane, Train, Boat Nor Car. Is it ET3?

Last year at an event in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed he'd come up with the idea for an entirely new form of transportation. He called …

Tower House has Powerful Verticals, Horizontals & Views

Sometimes a design concept gets in the way of good design, but at other times, a generative idea can carry through to create a space both remarkable …

Malvern House by Lubelso

Lubelso have designed the Malvern House located in Melbourne, Australia.<p>Description<p>This award-winning Lubelso home by Canny is situated in the leafy …

3 crazy new knots to try: the Eldridge, the Trinity, and the Cape. (via His Style Diary) http://ow.ly/lnjlU