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A Belgian Architect's Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance

This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with light.<p>On the periphery of Genk, Belgium, in the eastern province of Limburg, the 2,800-square-foot, Square House is a respite from the city for architect Peter Geraerts, …

Architecture

DIY: A Homemade Terrazzo Table by Heju of Paris

In the moments when they’re not running their Paris design firm, Heju, 25-year-old architects Hélène Pinaud and Julien Schwartzmann love to make …

10 Easy Pieces: Modern White Ceiling Socket Fixtures, from $5 to $300

Sometimes it’s the simple things that are the hardest to find. Take lighting, for example, where it can be a challenge to find unobtrusive, classic …

Remodeling 101: The Cult of the Concrete Sink

Concrete gets a bad rap: rough, clunky, cold, best suited for brutalist interiors. But lately we’ve spotted appealing sinks made of concrete in all …

10 Favorites: Japanese-Style Bathtubs Around the World

We’re longtime fans of the <i>ofuro</i>, or Japanese soaking tub, both for its good looks and promotion of rest and relaxation at the end of the day. Here …

15 Incredible Dive Watches Under $1,000

<i>Last Updated January, 2018:This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Reality check: your watch …

Seiko Launches a New Trio of All-Black Dive Watches

Seiko has recently expanded its range of affordable timepieces with new dial designs and colorways. And now, the brand continues that trend by adding …

Watches

How to Mod a Seiko 5

The business of watch modding is not about creating parts, but replacing them. In other words, the watch was already completed and working before …

DIY

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

How To Build A 14×14 Solar Cabin For Under $2000

Off-the-grid living is gaining more and more adepts, who find sometimes easy but other times creative ways of living a sustainable life and producing …

Small Prefab and Modular Houses

Sommerhaus PIU is a modern prefab vacation home by industrial designer Patrick Frey and architect Björn Götte. Inspired by the Scandinavian …

Old-School Remodeling Materials That Feel Fresh Again

Over the past year, we've noticed the return of some forgotten design favorites. These materials were originally budget options, dismissed as being …

Cool Staircase Designs Guaranteed To Tickle Your Brain

Staircases are almost always focal points for the spaces they are in. It’s in their nature. Whether it’s their look, functionality or something else …

Architecture

3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest

Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a storage-filled bed, in order to maximize functional space.<p>Though the 323-square-foot studio is now being leased out on a long-term basis, the clients had originally wanted to …

Living Rooms

Road To Nowhere: Equilibrium Cycle Works Supernova

Japan is not the easiest country in which to establish oneself as a custom frame builder, but Vladimir Balahovsky is making headway, thanks to a most singular style of fluid and non-traditional designs, like this aero Supernova racer.<p>Vlad was tutored in the craft of steel frame building by Masami …

Incorporated

This 20000mAh power bank can charge four things at once and is only $32

Is this deal for me?<p>Portable power banks are extremely popular these days, and there are so many different options available. From tiny pocket-sized …

Adventure Tape

It's not <i>tape</i>, exactly, in that it's not adhesive. Adventure Tape is worth throwing in your pack anyway. Initially developed by a worker at UK-based …

Riviera House

Originally built in the 1950's, the Riviera House builds upon its mid-century roots to create a sleek new design. Clean white cabinetry, steel beams, …

Marcel Breuer's Connecticut House

Designed by Marcel Breuer as a personal residence, his Connecticut House is the embodiment of his modernist vision. The home was built in 1951 but …

When the junior TT world champion wins the #CX U23 World Cup race in Koksijde that just means your name is @tompidcock #wheelie

Tour of Guangxi: Tim Wellens lifts leader’s jersey with summit stage win

Lotto Soudal’s Tim Wellens moved into the overall lead with an uphill stage victory on the fourth day of the Tour of Guangxi.

The Car Camping Essentials of 2015

Pitching the ultimate base camp has never been easier.<br>—Sam Moulton<p>Primus FireHole 100 stove<p>There are no fancy features and few moving parts on the FireHole ($150)—and that’s precisely why we like it. The paint chipped a bit after a long summer of abuse, but the piezo igniter still fired up the …

Who Knew That the Czech Republic Produces Some of Europe’s Finest Outdoor Gear?

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Tilak. Based in the northern mountains of the Czech Republic, Tilak is an under-the-radar outdoor brand …

Outdoors Gear