S.J. Zhang

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Inside Miuccia Prada’s Process

<b>THE SEED FOR PRADA ’S</b> latest resort and men’s collection was sown when Miuccia Prada—the indefatigable woman who puts her stamp on everything Prada produces, from its color-uncoordinated collections to the paper cupcake doilies in her new art foundation’s retro Italian café—called her design …

Prada

Articles about light filled renovation brings cohesion san francisco home on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>The stately Tudor Revival-style manor in Pacific Heights was the home of the British consul general and site of a formal...<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San …

San Francisco

The 404 Hotel & Kitchen

Branding and Graphic Design by Benji Peck for the 404 Hotel & Kitchen.<p>Benji Peck is a Nashville based graphic designer and illustrator. He was …

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At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.<p>This 1954 post-and-beam …

Mid-Century modern

How to make the most of small closet space, Marijn’s story

Big house, small closet; it’s an interior situation CHAPTER FRIDAY’s Marijn can relate to. Today, she tells us all about her latest moving story and …

Living Rooms

wireless Active Noice Cancellation headphones

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Best Headphones For Gifts 2014

Looking for the best headphones to give as a gift this year? There are lots to choose from: Cheap in-ears, brilliant sounding over-ears, new noise cancelling headphones for the inveterate traveler.<p>No matter what your budget, you’ll find something on this list to give as a gift… or maybe keep for …

Typographer’s typefaces

<b>The 25 most admired typefaces by typographers, type designers and letterers.</b><p>Selecting the right typeface makes all the difference to effective design and communication. But with over 100,000 font families to pick from it can be a daunting task. There are some excellent guides on how to choose a typeface and helpful methods for pairing typefaces but in order to apply these principles it’s important to be familiar with a broad range of quality typefaces.<p>Wouldn’t it be great to start with a short …

FWD // Nike Workplace Brand Walls

Portland-based Fieldwork Design & Architecture joins Nike’s Workplace Brand Design group for<p>Portland-based Fieldwork Design & Architecture joins Nike’s Workplace Brand Design group for the wall design of Nike’s Beaverton, Oregon expansion buildings. The walls incorporate repurposed maple gym …

How James Carpenter Gave NYC Subway Riders A Portal To The Sky

The centerpiece of New York’s new Fulton Center, the Sky-Reflector Net recalls an era when transit design aspired to great beauty.<p>Fulton Center, the massive new subway station unveiled by the New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority earlier this week, is by far the city’s brightest transit …

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CYLO: A Handsome, Well-Designed Urban Bicycle - The Fox Is Black

It’s always fun to see new takes on an old classic, and the makers of Cylo, a well-designed, urban bike, have certainly made their mark. Based in …

Milan 2014: Like a HAYstack Full of Needles...

I'm done with IKEA.<p>Having recently moved apartments, I've decided that I'm at a point in my life where I need (or deserve, or at least aspire to own) …

Mixed Media Portraits by Florian Nicolle | Colossal

<p>Digital artist and illustrator Florian Nicolle (previously here and here) blends layers of newsprint, watercolor, pencil, and digital painting to …

Artifox's Simple, Elegant Desk 01, Designed for Modern-Day Needs

We've looked at desks designed to cut cable clutter, desks with storage and desks with gutters. But this deceptively-simple-looking desk by Artifox …

Shelfie is a Shelf and a Bit of Bike Storage in One

A bike is one of the most convenient ways to get around a city, it is also one of the most annoying things to store if you happen to live there. …

Closets

25 Huge Trends That Will Make People Billions Of Dollars

Recently, investing gadfly James Altucher posted a "cheat sheet" for what you should be doing with your money that spotlighted a handful of "demographic trends" that investors could get behind.<p>We wanted to expand on that handful to a full-blown list of all the technologies out there that are poised …

Burberry Designer CEO Shows Shift to Creatives in Luxury

<b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> For years, fashion and luxury-goods companies have resisted putting creative and commercial control in one pair of hands. …