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When Form Follows Fugly

I consider your average sinkside soap dish a design failure. They either have no drainage, leaving the bar to sit in a puddle of water that …

Scribble: 100,000 Ink Colors Available In One Pen

Proving whatever you can dream may eventually come true, the Scribble Pen is a concept designed by Mark Barker and Robert Hoffman set out to realize …

Modern Architecture

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Glass Front Residence on the Water in Coral Gables

Touzet Studio, out of Coral Gables, Florida, were tasked with building a modern home that the client desired while keeping the classically-oriented …

Demanding Modern Design for Two-Level House Extension in Australia

Have a look at this daring architecture approach taken on by the Australian architects March Studio! According to the project developers, the Mullet …

Solar Power

The "Wrecking Ball"/Harry Potter Mash-Up You've Been Waiting For

This was inevitable.

Raval Hideout / Eva Cotman

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project sets out to alter and improve an apartment situated in Raval, the Ciutat Vella district of …

Architecture

Jackson Family Retreat by Fougeron Architecture For more images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/09/16/jackson-family-retreat-by-fougeron-architecture/

Gap Residence by Guymer|Bailey Architects For more images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/09/19/gap-residence-by-guymerbailey-architects/

Villa di Gioia by Pedone Working For more images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/09/25/villa-di-gioia-by-pedone-working/

Albizia House by Metropole Architects For more images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/10/01/albizia-house-by-metropole-architects/

Slip House Wins the 2013 RIBA Manser Medal

The 2013 RIBA Manser Medal has been awarded to <b>Carl Turner Architects</b> for <b>Slip House</b> in Brixton, London. The Manser Medal is awarded for the best newly …

Architecture

Sustainable Home Brightly Decorated: The Net Zero Energy Modern House

Sustainability is a major issue these days. I have noticed lately how people have started to pay more attention to the environment. The idea of …

Bord-du-Lac House by Henri Cleinge

Architect Henri Cleinge was tasked with renovating a 200-year-old stone house in Quebec while adding a substantial addition in a project called the …

Wooden Nuances Defining the M4 House in Nagasaki, Japan

When different tones of wood are being used to define the profile of a house, the result is spectacular: a cozy and warm environment, dynamic and …

Welcoming London Home Boasts Ingeniously Suspended Living Room Bed

This unusual looking home in London instantly captured our attention and you probably guessed why. Found on JJ Locations, the striking design project …

10 Contemporary Elements that Every Home Needs

In this modern day of living there is no doubt that the contemporary movement has affected every aspects of our daily lives. From our cars, fashion …

A Leaf-Covered House Grows in London

A private home in Mayfair, London gets a striking new exterior in the form of over 4,000 folded aluminum leaves in various shades of bronze. …