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Learn From the Best: Google's Nine Principles of Innovation

Google is widely considered, by both the general public and business experts, to be one of the most innovative companies in the world. So how does Google promote a culture of innovation and ensure that innovative ideas are properly implemented, creating profitable new products that position the …

Bedroom Wall Design Idea - Create A Wood Slat Accent Wall

When the team at design firm C.DD were creating this room at Hemingzhou Hotspring Resort & Spa in Qingyuan, China, they added a touch of nature to …

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

Wikimedia

How to Repair a TV Remote Control or Alarm Keypad With Kitchen Foil

How to Repair a TV Remote Control or Alarm Keypad With Kitchen Foil<p>Updated on September 19, 2017<p>How Do I Fix a Remote Control or Keypad That Won't …

The electric skateboard grows up

The tenacious Triborg proves that when it comes to electric all-terrain skateboards, a little less is a lot more.<p>Sitting still, the Triborg is a confusing thing. Its three wheels seem mismatched, and are stuck to a frame that has the kind of beefy functionality one would expect from a complicated …

Prototypes

Taskbar gains full launcher capabilities

Taskbar is certainly going to be an app to watch. Last week we reported on its adept use of Nougat’s currently clumsy multi-window functionality to create an interface that actually made multitasking seem feasible. Now developer Braden Farmer is upping the ante tremendously.<p>Taskbar 1.2 takes …

Apps

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

Furniture

6 Design Ideas For Adding Corner Shelves To Your Home

Corner shelves are a great way to get more storage space out of awkward corners. Here are 6 ideas for corner shelves that make use of what would …

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

Woodworking

Watch The Folding Shutters On This House Open Vertically

RENSON, a Belgian company that develops and manufactures innovative ideas for ventilation and sun protection, has created a shutter design that works …

Architecture

HOME DZINE Home DIY | DIY trouser hanging rack

DIY trouser hanging rack<p>I have recently been featuring projects for updating my built-in closet and the most recent was converting shelves to …

This House Built On A Single Column Can Rotate 360-Degrees

Recently on display at the OMI International Arts Center in Ghent, New York, was this unique piece of architecture. Designed and built by …

11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

14 Must-Know Brazilian Furniture Designers

Brazil

How to Build Your Own Elevated Deck on Uneven Ground - DIY - Small Budget, Minimal Cuts

How to Build Your Own Elevated Deck on Uneven Ground - DIY - Small Budget, Minimal Cuts<p>Updated on October 16, 2014<p>The deck finished but not yet …

Microsoft's version of IFTTT, called Flow, arrives on Android

Fans of automation will already be intimately familiar with IFTTT. The idea is simple: create basic recipes for actions based on particular triggers. Microsoft Flow does much the same thing, although it has a natural predisposition toward Microsoft products. An open Android beta is now available, …

Android News

The Neiling Glass Cabin Was Built For Upscale Forest Retreats

The Neiling II House<p>Posted in Living<p>About 30 miles outside of Berlin, Germany the landscape gets a tad rural and monotonous. However, the rugged …

9 fab homes with giant pivoting doors

Never too big?<p>In designing a modern home, there’s perhaps no easier way to make a statement than incorporating some larger-than-life pivoting doors. We’ve seen plenty examples crop up lately—many rendered in glass, so that the doors also become windows and walls, and others in wood, stone, or steel.<p>…

If You're Buying Designer Furniture, Read This First

A new UK law is making it tougher for furniture dealers to manufacture, import,or sell knockoffs.<p>When a clothing retailer copies a designer's work, it makes headlines in the fashion industry. In the interior design world, on the other hand? Well, we're getting there.<p>Dezeen reports that UK copyright …

Build a Remote-Controlled Lawn Mower

It’s easy to make jokes about being lazy when talking about a robotic or remote-controlled lawn mower. Until it gets this hot. In this sort of blazing heat, sitting on an air conditioned porch while driving your mower around on what suddenly feels like the surface of Venus seems like the healthy …

How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer

How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer<p><b>Image Credit: Chris Robinson</b><p>How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer<p>Click To Tweet<p>Surely …

Architects’ Secrets: 10 Ideas to Create Privacy in the Garden

A fence is the obvious choice, but there are many other ways to design for privacy in the garden. We turned to members of the Remodelista + …

Hard to get a good picture of this birch #plywood alcove unit for @polycod . #concrete top by @grahamade #kitchen #kitchendesign

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

DIY industrial lamp: Cool Desk Lamp Made From Pipe

This DIY lamp has an awesome, steam-punk style and can be put together in just a few minutes. You can find everything you need for this project at …

KODA / Kodasema

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> KODA by Kodasema - a movable pre-fab mini house prototype from Estonia has been shortlisted for the …

Architecture

How to Install a Sliding Pocket Door

When a swinging door takes up too much space, just slip it inside the wall with a pocket door.<p>A pocket door is a great way to pick up usable floor and wall space that normally would be occupied by a door's swing. You can buy and install a pocket door for as little as $100, and the kits are readily …

Woodworking