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Feature Wall Ideas to Showcase Your Style

You’ve probably heard the term “feature wall,” and your common-sense definition probably isn’t too far off. But what exactly is this wall, and why …

Clever Storage Solutions Maximize Small Space in Paris Flat

Completed by <b>h2o architectes</b> in Paris, France, the <b>Arsenal Flat</b> is an intriguing project displaying clever design solutions. The family apartment is …

Turn Your Mac Into A WiFi Hotspot, Here's How [Tutorial]

Have you ever felt the need for a WiFi connection for your mobile devices, but all you have is your Mac and a wired Ethernet connection? Luckily, …

Can A Shower Head Be Efficient And Luxury At Once?

Nebia bets you’ll pay $400 for a new showering experience. And Tim Cook agrees.<p>Showers are wasteful—warm, comforting, refreshing waste. Nebia, a new shower head launching on Kickstarter today, aims to wash away a little of the guilt that comes with daily showering with a design that it claims is …

Articles about how minimal homes do bright color accents on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>When it comes to interior design, we don't always see eye to eye with our partners.<p>Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote …

Architecture

The best iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus battery cases

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article below at</i> <i>TheWirecutter.com</i>.<p>We've spent more than 140 hours testing 21 different battery cases (18 for the iPhone 6 and three for the iPhone 6 Plus), and we think the best battery case …

Phones

&New: Modern, Minimalist Furniture Made of Steel

Jo Wilton and Mirka Grohn are the British-Finnish design duo that launched &New, a modern furniture company that focuses on minimalist, airy designs. …

Magnetic Storage Solutions from Magnetika

Out of the box storage solutions aren’t always what you need so Ronda Design created a magnetic solution to help with all of your storage needs. …

Design Your Portfolio Like a Boss

What does it take to nail an interview and get your dream design job? More than a cool personality and more than awesome design skills… you’ve got to …

This Genius Tiny Apartment Transforms Into 5 Different Rooms

It has everything you need in 360 square feet.<p>Well, here's a new twist on the micro-apartment trend: This 360-square-foot apartment in New York City's Gramercy neighborhood turns itself into five different rooms with the push of a button. Created by MKCA — designers of many of New York's tiniest …

The Art of Shading - INDESIGNLIVE SINGAPORE | Daily Connection to Architecture and Design

Silhouette Window Shadings with Signature S-Vane has the transformative power to diffuse sunlight and bring a warm glow to a room. The secret lies in …

Singapore

Two Neighbors Fall in Love and So Do Their Apartments

After two neighbors fell in love, they chose to unit their neighboring apartments into one contemporary design in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the project’s …

To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade: What to Consider with New Construction

Since moving into my new home out in the suburbs, a few people have asked me about the challenges of purchasing new construction in a planned …

You Know Your Decorating Style Is Minimalist When...

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

Baum Purple Extensa

It seems the call of the trail is louder than ever before, as riders come full circle from installing wider tyres on their road bikes and exploring gravel B-roads to adding a full-blown dirt machine to their stable. There’s many options available to the discerning off-roader but perhaps the nth …

SingleBe Bikes Rock'n'Rolla

There’s some pretty inspiring bikes coming out of the Czech Republic custom scene these days, especially the off-road sector. One workshop that’s spearheading that movement is Tomas Kutin’s SingleBe. This is his latest weapon: the emphatically-named Rock’n’Rolla.<p>Tomas breaks down the story of the …

Remote Controls

Rossin Pursuit

Rossin is 40 years old this year, a milestone in an era when many of its contemporaries have been swallowed up by market forces. The logo consists of a capital <i>R</i> inside a pentagon, representing the five founding fathers. Rossin were famous for their innovations in aerodynamics and this pursuit …

Brick Lane

The Flexible Speaker

This unique open structure speaker system explores audio adaptability through flexible modular design. The speaker, battery and circuit board are …

Responsive Design Frameworks: Just Because You Can, Should You?

12 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

The Floyd Leg

by Emily Bihl<p>Furnishing a new home can be a daunting task for anyone, but for those who tend to regularly relocate, it's an even greater challenge. Furniture shopping oftentimes inspires a special blend of dread and guilt at the thought of having to transport new purchases, or leave them behind. …

Furniture

goodtypography:

Pilcrow Soft is a Latin-script sans serif family. Its design is simple and utilitarian, similar to forms found on street and highway signs around the world – or in-use on cast-metal lettering for industrial products. The fonts are available in two versions: straight-cornered and rounded. While the normal Pilcrow fonts have sharp corners at their stroke terminals, Pilcrow Soft’s have been filed down. Pilcrow and Pilcrow Soft each include five weights: Regular through Heavy. In keeping with the …

S&M Intrikat

In 2012, S&M Bikes celebrated their 25th anniversary of manufacturing US-made BMX frames and components. Not a bad innings. Formed from the initials of Chris Moeller and Greg Swingrover, the company is responsible for bringing into reality some of the most iconic bikes the sport has seen, including …

LOOK 860

Quite a few examples of LOOK‘s early foray into monocoque carbon fibre frames can be found via the various online auction and forum channels, due to them being highly favoured by aspiring triathletes who like to upgrade their kit each season. Most will need their aero bars removed, which will …

Industrial Designer

No. 22 Little Wing

Jimi Hendrix would have turned 71 on November 27th this year, had he not been admitted as an honorary member of the 27 Club. He wrote ‘Little Wing’ in 1967, included on the Jimi Hendrix Experience <i>Axis: Bold as Love</i> album — a sonic exploration based on Jimi recording his guitar through the Leslie …

Jimi Hendrix

The Vicious Cycle

10 reproductions of Spider Murphy’s 1975 white Pipeline Gun, reinterpreted by 10 artists in the Dutch style of Delftware. A series of bodysurfing handplanes in a limited palette of colours. A Factory Rally Kit-equipped 1968 Porsche 912 reupholstered with premium class South African tan leather …

No Quarter Plum Crazy

There’s no mistaking the musical reference in the title of today’s bike. James Langton is a 19 year-old Leicestershireman who recently inaugurated an enterprise restoring steel track and road frames called <i>No Quarter</i>, named after the Led Zeppelin track that appears on their 1973 album, Houses of the …

Color Schemes

Feather Cycles Magnus Walker 911R

Porsche’s 911 or <i>Neunelfer</i> is one of the most iconic automobiles of the twentieth century. You don’t even have to like cars to recognise it, but if someone mentions ‘Porsche’, the early 60s air-cooled, rear-engined Classic would be the one that springs to mind. A recent frame by Yorkshireman Ricky …

Porsche

Hufnagel Porteur

Google Maps couldn’t actually calculate the exact distance from Whistler, B.C. to the region of Patagonia, South America. Let’s just call it <i>a long way</i>. It’s a motorcycle tour that Jordan Hufnagel and James Crowe have just embarked upon and have spent over a year planning and preparing for.<p>Part of …

Google Maps

Field Cycles Gaff's Fixed

Sheffield can rightly be considered the Steel Capital of the United Kingdom, with a history of steel production that dates to the early 19th century. Although it has been reduced over the last 50 years, due to offshore competition, the city is very proud of its heritage — especially the guys at …

Color Schemes