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5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Sonoma Wine Country House

Situated on a hilltop overlooking 40 wooded acres, the Sonoma Wine Country House takes advantage of its northern California location with seamless …

New images capture Zaha Hadid’s luxury High Line condos in NYC

Photographers Hufton+Crow have captured new images of 520 West 28th, the Zaha Hadid-designed luxury condos that loom large over New York City’s High …

Skyscrapers

The Light Phone 2 is an ultra-minimalist phone that only does the basics

Smartphones are awesome. I love my Pixel 2 and use it daily for taking photos, browsing social media, watching YouTube videos, etc. However, as …

Getty Assembles Experts for Conservation of Le Corbusier's Only Three Museums

The Getty Conservation Institute has announced a workshop to address the care and conservation of three museums designed by Le Corbusier. The three …

This Instagram-famous pilot's photos of thunderstorms, blinding sunrises, and the Northern Lights show what it’s like to work from the cockpit at 37,000 feet

Van Heijst is also a travel blogger and photographer. He takes photos of the incredible views he enjoys from the cockpit via his Instagram account, then writes about them on his blog.<p>From blinding sunrises to the Northern Lights — or navigating his way through a violent front of thunderstorms — …

How Piet Boon Hopes to Turn Wall Street into a Residential Destination

At 101 Wall, Art Deco meets contemporary luxury meets to-die-for views.<p>Piet Boon is planting a hard-to-miss flag in the Big Apple. The Amsterdam-based founder of architecture and design firm Studio Piet Boon has recently been lending his refined touch to projects galore in New York City (think rich …

Gjovik House

Situated on a snowy hillside overlooking Mjosa Lake, the Gjovik House is as Scandinavian as the landscape that surrounds it. The structure is …

Architecture

Port Melbourne House / Pandolfini Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the bayside suburb of Port Melbourne and within the confines of a long narrow site with …

SOM’s diagrid glass tower rises like a Chinese paper lantern in Beijing

A giant glittering glass lantern has risen in Beijing. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) designed the Poly International Plaza, a three-tower complex …

The ink-less pen that writes forever!

This pen is literally timeless. In the sense that it will run forever, that too without a single drop of ink. Coming from the one company that knows …

This 18th-century London townhouse hides a swimming pool under a glass floor

London is in a league of its own. Currently on sale through Sotheby’s International Realty, the home’s swimming pool sits under a glass ceiling. …

Swimming Pools

Graphic Design: Baugasm 365 Posters

Beware of a very long scroll feature, just because it’s quite aesthetically awesome! We are featuring the graphic design work from Vasjen Katro for …

Graphic Design

Cover

One-Stop Shop For Backyard Studios<p>Cover takes the hassle out of building backyard studios.<p>Tailored custom designs, high quality materials, and zero …

Prefab Homes

Leonardo da Vinci's Ingenious Design for a Self-Supporting Bridge

Or, "How to build a bridge in 10 minutes that's strong enough to support a car"<p>Of the many structures Leonardo da Vinci designed, perhaps none made …

Kengo Kuma converts old Chinese building into an office and cafe’s place

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's studio Kengo Kuma & Associates has converted old Chinese traditional building into an office and cafe’s place with …

Architecture

Midcentury Brutalist beauty wows in Dallas, wants $2.3M

What a jaw-dropper<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Dallas, Texas<p><b>Price:</b> $2,295,000<p>From the exterior, this marvelous building in Dallas, Texas …

In the fields

Oversized roof shields this Modernist-inspired home from downpours

Lovely<p>Located an hour out from Auckland, New Zealand, this new-build by Melbourne-based studio MRTN is a nod to early modernism in the country, a reference perhaps immediately grasped in the flat, low-slung roof and warm wooden materials. Aptly named “House Under Eaves,” the house has an …

Architecture

12 Examples Of Modern Houses And Buildings That Have A Thatched Roof

Even though it’s usually considered a traditional building material, thatch can sometimes be found on modern architecture. It’s a naturally …

Architecture

20 façades in 3D to inspire designing your dream home

Ever thought about designing your own home but then backed out because you wouldn't know where to start? Well, today we're here to flood your mind …

Being Lazy Just Got Easier

This quirky design will make you giggle but it’s actually quite sensible! The first of its kind, the Lazy Pad was designed for those of us who like …

Take better pictures of the night sky by strapping a minifridge to your camera

If you’re doing any serious astrophotography, a long exposure time is critical to get good, bright images of the night sky. But taking shots with an exposure for minutes at a time with a DSLR leads to the sensor heating up, which can add digital noise to your pictures.<p>The solution to excess heat, …

Cameras

Spectacular Timelapse Footage Makes Storms Look Like Floating Waterfalls

When you’re caught in a downpour, you never stop to think about the scale of the storm that’s soaking you, you’re just trying to stay dry. But …

Time-lapse Photography

Twitter account is resurrecting the Japanese art of wood joinery

The ancient Japanese art of wood joinery might be a dying tradition in today’s modern technological landscape, but one man is still trying to thrust this age-old practice into the future – and now he’s bringing it to Twitter.<p>For those unfamiliar with this culture, Japanese wood joinery is a …

Woodworking

This New Wind Turbine Could Power Japan for 50 Years After One Typhoon

The technology marks a big step toward energy independence for Japan, which currently imports 84 percent of its power<p>A typical typhoon produces wind speeds between 98 and 120 m.p.h. and usually leaves behind a trail of destruction. But a Japanese engineer has plans to harness a typhoon’s incredible …

New Wind Turbines Could Power Japan for 50 Years After a Single Typhoon

Typhoons are generally associated with mass destruction, but a Japanese engineer has developed a wind turbine that can harness the tremendous power …

Renewable Energy

Henri Cleinge adapts grand Montreal bank for Crew Offices and Cafe

A former bank in the historic centre of Montreal has been transformed into an office for a tech start-up and a cafe for freelance workers by local …

Café

'Holy Goat'