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apple store in macau conceived as welcoming 'paper lantern'

<b>responding to the desire for an inviting, contemplative space, where technology, entertainment, and arts come together, foster + partners once again</b> …

Packaging You Shouldn't Miss In June 2018

Packaging of the World presents the top 10 posts for the month of June 2018. They are selected according to their post views, social shares, social …

Being rational all the time isn’t going to do you any favors

When Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky published their paper on Prospect Theory in 1979, few people could have imagined the long-term implications.<p>The findings were still elementary at the time, and they hadn’t yet developed a full framework around it, but the seeds of change were there.<p>They had …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Containerwerk showcases potential of using shipping containers for housing

The founders of Containerwerk discuss the benefits of building with recycled shipping containers in this movie Dezeen filmed for the German start-up …

Startups

Typography Explorations for Posters by Fatih Hardal

Fatih Hardal shared a really cool personal project on his Behance profile. The idea was to create posters where the main goal was to experiment with …

Posters

Amazing plant pods can grow more lettuce in a 10×10 room than a farm can grow on 1/2 acre

Do you live in a tiny apartment and want to grow your own food? Aggressively Organic has an answer. The Indiana-based company offers Micro Growth …

A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home

The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a minimalist color palette.<p>When Gabriel and Debbie Mayes decided to embrace the tiny house movement, they knew the transition would be anything but easy. For starters, they—along …

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know

Whether architects are trying to meet the Architecture 2030 Challenge or pursuing their own mission to save energy, they have an opportunity to …

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Happiness

38 Kitchen Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

A two-in-one food chopper, slow cooker liners, and 36 other favorite products from our posts this year.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</i> …

Make a Beautiful Pendant Lampshade Out of Wrapping Paper

I have always loved the look of an origami lampshade — the simplicity and graphic nature makes it a statement piece in any home. When my friend Erin …

De la Roche Residence

<b>Words by</b> Carl MH Barenbrug <b><br>Published on</b> 5 December 2017 <b><br>Category</b> Architecture <b><br>Photography by</b> Adrien Williams <br>Located in, the ever flourishing, city of …

Here's Our Prediction for the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year

Every year since 2000, color giant Pantone has picked one shade (okay, in 2016 it was two shades) to be the Color of the Year. The announcement, …

Frankfurt city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

As someone who grew up in this city, I’m familiar with what you think you know about it: it’s dull, it’s cold, everybody talks about money, there is no subculture, no real nightlife, and why aren’t you in Berlin already?<p>Let me stop you there. First, we are a good-humoured, friendly bunch, who are …

Nazi Concentration Camps

Modular shed-like addition turns a 1930s bungalow into an open, light-filled home

A 1930s California Bungalow in Sydney received a modern shed-like addition that maximizes the usability of the original structure, adding plenty …

TSEH transforms 14 shipping containers into a cozy and modern Kiev cafe 


Unit Cafe’s interiors are so cozy and modern it’s easy to forget that it’s built inside shipping containers. TSEH Arhitectural Group transformed 14 …

BuzziJungle / BuzziSpace

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Inspired by nature, BuzziJungle offers a solution to the conventional meeting space. The launch of the …

The best breakfasts in London

The best breakfasts in London<p>Restaurants, Vegetarian<p>26 Grains<p>Covent Garden<p>Inspired by the year she spent in Copenhagen, Alex Hely-Hutchinson’s Covent …

Breakfast

A home that preaches good style!

Why do we say that this home preached good style? Because it is found on a street called Church Crescent! Located in London, this terrific home has …

For Display Only: 7 Forward-Thinking Furniture Showrooms

One of the most important aspects of furniture design is the architecture around it. The role that furnishings play in an architectural project is well appreciated, but the reverse is not always understood. The built environment bears a great influence on the design, presentation and perception of …

How to Hang Curtains: A Basic Guide

Curtains (or other window treatments) are like the shoes of a room – they complete the room and either add a flourish of undeniable style and taste …

This modern log home in Finland is heated by the earth

This may look like a traditional log home, but unlike other homes, it can withstand harsh winters and freezing temperatures down to -30°C (-22°F) …

This TV Just Solved an Age-Old Interior Design Problem

Yves Béhar and Samsung are teaming up on a television that's a legitimate work of art.<p>When it comes to interior design, TVs are a bit of a conundrum. Furniture and wall art create a specific aesthetic, but then suddenly you throw a rectangle of black plastic and glass into the space and the design …

Why Designers Love Benjamin Moore's Newest Paint

Century is the paint company's play to the artisanal market. Here's why it's worth it<p>Will our unrelenting craze for the handcrafted artisanal object leave any corner of home decor untouched? It seems unlikely. The latest to hop on the bandwagon: paint. While decorator favorites like Eddy Dankers …

Farrow & Ball

11 Pieces Of Furniture That Redefine The Meaning Of Comfort

Coziness is their number one priority.<p>When the weather is dreary and all you want to do is relax at home with "Downton Abbey" on repeat, comfortable furniture is key to making your day a success. All of these sofas and chairs made coziness their number one priority.

Downton Abbey

10 of the best hostels with pools around the world

For those who like to take a dip after a day of exploring (or a night partying), here are some of the best hostels with their own swimming pools<p>Occupying the 1930s art deco building of one of Miami Beach’s historic hotels, the Freehand is one classy joint. Surrounded by deck chairs and giant green …

In honour of National Tea Day, the secrets of the perfect brew

The British are a nation of tea lovers - there's even a National Tea Day on April 21, and a Fes-Tea-Val taking place at Chiswick House this weekend - but on one great question, we stand divided: how do you brew the perfect cup of tea?<p>Does the milk come first or last? How long should the teabag stay …

30 Bathroom Ideas by Famous Interior Designers

Sometimes isn’t easy to find the right <b>room ideas</b> to inspire you to create a beautiful <b>bathroom design</b>. The projects of the <b>best interior designers in</b> …

Interior Design