Design

10 homes that make impressive use of their basements

Secret spaces beneath trapdoors, underground pools and subterranean yoga rooms feature in our latest Pinterest roundup, which focuses on homes with …

Architecture

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. …

DIY

Apple brought back Braun design, but Google is bringing back Olivetti

1960s/70s Italian industrial design was led by Olivetti, featuring products with "touches of joy that enliven everyday tasks" featuring bright color …

Product Design

We Talk About Fonts All Wrong. Here's A Better Way.

"Never Use Futura" author Douglas Thomas thinks we need to have a more positive conversation about typefaces.<p>The average person today has access to seemingly unlimited fonts ― and with such great power comes great responsibility. One <i>can</i> use Curlz MT on a resume or Brush Script for a party …

Art

macbook-roofed apple store opens on chicago's riverfront

<b>back in 2015, rumors of a new foster + partner-designed store along chicago’s riverfront had been circulating amongst the apple community.</b> dubbed its …

UI Design

You’re not an AI company until you’re a full-stack company

From Siri and Alexa becoming household names to Apple recently announcing its new HomePod smart speaker, artificial intelligence finally seems to have made the jump from the world of futuristic science fiction straight into our own homes. The variety of tasks that AI creations are taking on is …

Artificial Intelligence

Hunter Office Architecture uses Hindu "science of architecture" to arrange British Columbia house

Canadian firm Hunter Office Architecture has built a stilted concrete house with ample glazing, which has a layout influenced by a traditional Hindu …

Architecture

21 Instagram Feeds Designers Love That Can Spark Ideas for Anyone

Use Instagram to have your finger on the visual pulse of the design world.<p>Instagram is today's way of having your finger on the visual pulse of the design world, across art, architecture, fashion, graphic, and product. I few weeks ago I posted our favorite design websites. Now, our list of favorite …

Graphic Design

Why design for experience? Because designing isn’t the only thing that designers do

Experience Design has become one of those annoying business terms that is grossly overused and widely misunderstood.<p>As luck would have it, I won the …

UX Design

5 Interior Designers Redecorate A Room For Under $100

One of our biggest dilemmas in life is that our champagne tastes for cute home products are in direct conflict with our beer budgets. With every …

UI Design

Failed Palm Springs golf course is being repurposed into a sustainable community filled with olive groves

A failed Palm Springs golf course is being reborn as an “eco-modern agrihood” located on 300 beautiful acres of desert landscape. The Miralon …

Palm Springs

Electronics Typography by Vinicius Araújo

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Typography

Why design thinking is key to efficient innovation

Organizations are increasingly adopting digital technologies such as cloud, analytics, automation and artificial intelligence to increase revenues …

Design Thinking

5 Minimal, Modern Table Lamps on Sale Now

Turning on a table lamp, whether on a desk or a nightstand, tends to create a cozier atmosphere. Good lamps can be hard to come by, but fortunately …

Furniture

Nasty Ads Force Londoners to See Their Pollution Problem

To build support for a new charge on older cars, the mayor’s office tells the public, “If you could see London’s air, you’d want to clean it too.”<p>Do you fancy a cappuccino frosted with toxic dust? This is one of the unsettling images from a new campaign highlighting the terrible quality of London’s …

Design Thinking

see new images of zaha hadid's 520 west 28th street in new york

oct 20, 2017<p>celebrating the opening, the apple store will host 'the chicago series,' a month-long set of events that will provide attendees with the …

Architecture

5 ways to use imagery to create better branding

There’s something quite magical about branding. When done right, it can transform something that’s on the face of it quite generic, like a fizzy …

Performance Testing

Rustic kitchen gray wood cabinets - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

10 Types of Rustic Kitchen Cabinets to Pine For ← Back to article<p>10 Types of Rustic Kitchen Cabinets to Pine For<p>Rustic kitchen gray wood …

Renovations

This Rug Is Designed To Create An Optical Illusion That Looks Like There's A Hole In The Floor

Scottish designer Scott Jarvie, has created the Void Rug, a 100% merino wool floor rug that when placed on the floor and viewed from a certain angle, …

Optical Illusions

10 interior design trends that never go out of style

From pastels and geometric patterns to florals and abstract prints...<p><b>The line between fashion and interior design is often a blurred one, with the</b> …

Interior Design

Casa Azimute

Comprised of just six rooms total, Casa Azimute really is truly a home away from home. Its hilltop site overlooks the surrounding 70 acres of …

Shopping

Pentagram celebrates the work of Muriel Cooper

In the long list of ‘designers who are not as celebrated as they should be’ Muriel Cooper sits right at the top. In her four decades at the MIT …

Graphic Design

Midcentury home in East Falls with room to spare asks $950K

Five bedrooms, two fireplaces, and vintage details<p>A midcentury modern home in East Falls that spans close to 5,000 square feet has come to the market, asking just under $1 million.<p>Built in 1950, the home sits on a small hill, with a two-car garage built into the landscape. Clocking in at 4,720 …

Houses

Renowned Creatives Describe How Award-Winning Logos Should Be Designed

Image via Shutterstock<br>Are your logo design skills terrific or tacky? Even the best and most memorable logos get renewed now and then, so there’s …

Graphic Design

iPhone X Facial Recognition: Security, Convenience And The User Experience

Most readers are probably aware of Apple’s big reveal last month of its next-generation iPhone, with one of the primary talking points being how facial recognition is replacing the fingerprint scanner for secure authentication. Regardless of the glitch that took place during the product demo, this …

UX Design

Highly Detailed Miniature Wooden Foosball Tables

Victoria, British Columbia arts and crafts shop, miniLAND, has created a series of miniature wooden foosball tables for dollhouses that are highly …

Miniature

Amazing Ideas for Dreamy Bathroom Tile Designs

Bathroom tiles have come a long way from the plain ones that likely lined the bathroom of your childhood. Today’s bathroom tile designs can be …

Bathrooms

New concrete roof includes thin-film PV cells to generate power

Digital design and fabrication techniques allowed researchers in Switzerland to create a curvy, super thin concrete roof that will one day help a …

Clean Energy

Interiors of Jean Nouvel's Monad Terrace in Miami revealed as construction begins

French architect Jean Nouvel's residential development in Miami Beach, designed to combat rising sea levels, has secured significant funding and is …

Architecture

grimshaw's zero-carbon modular houses are designed to work as part of a community

<b>grimshaw has launched a modular, zero-carbon housing model, which uses prefabricated panels to allow for a high degree of customization.</b> named …

UI Design