Design

This housing startup designed affordable homes that grow with their owners

Module’s adjustable housing system offers a right-size solution for urban infill.<p>When architect Brian Gaudio talks about Module, the Pittsburgh-based housing startup he cofounded in early 2016, he speaks the language of an excited techie. Module, an “operating system” for your home, creates spaces …

Design Thinking

Stunning street lights could be the eco-friendly design of the future

The 'Gates of Light' is a design project that hopes to eliminate the need for electric street lights and limit light pollution.<p>Designers from Studio …

Incredible Pavilion Hidden in Nature

The Portuguese architect firm depA has designed an astonishing pavilion in Serralves Park, a green field stretching over 18 hectares and home to the …

Minimalist Revugia retreat is nestled amidst Germany's Black Forest

Revugia is new wilderness retreat designed for Germany’s Black Forest and Harz Mountains. It consists of a series of beautiful cabins and treehouses …

Germany

The new stoner aesthetic is high design

In January of 2015, three friends—design writers and curators, the sorts of women who wear cool cover-ups, interesting sunglasses, and hats that have never been unevenly squashed inside a suitcase—went to the beach together in Malibu.<p>One of them, Eviana Hartman, pulled out an accessory that was …

Cannabis

Never Leave Your Living Room!

Having a refrigerator in your living room sounds like a silly idea until you check out Luna. This compact appliance isn’t like a typical mini-fridge. …

Interior Design

Google Releases Font Guides So You Won’t Ruin Your Typography Game

Image via Google Design<p><b>If you’re obsessed</b> with fonts, the Google Design library might just be your type.<p><b>Awhile back,</b> the company unveiled a set of …

Typography

10 Bathrooms To Match Your Favorite Bathbomb: The Best Photos of the Week

With the right configuration of materials and shapes, small enclosure, such as bathrooms, have unending design potential. Progressively, architects …

Jaw-Dropping Interactive Living Architecture

Philip Beesley is a multidisciplinary artist and architect who creates interactive installations of massive proportions, and his latest work titled …

Inside the World’s Only Watch Design University

<i>Originally published by Anders Modig on Hodinkee.</i><p>Opening doors reveal the soft humming of machines, which mixes with conversations of carefree …

Business

Abduzeedo's Best of 2017: our 80 most popular articles of the year - Part II

We are about less than 3 weeks before the end of the year, we decided to make our year in review for you guys. We feel now would be the best time …

Graphic Design

Tech Has A Diversity Problem–So This Designer Went To Kentucky

John Maeda, the head of Automattic’s diversity and inclusion’s program, sets up students in coal country with prestigious designers.<p>Tayler Bussey, 17, lives in Paintsville, Kentucky–the heart of coal country. She loves to do art, but design wasn’t something she’d ever envisioned as a career.<p>That …

Design Thinking

Taft House

Comprised of 28 triangular units, the Taft House is a geometric prefab in Portland. The base of the home is a single 100-square-foot triangle. Built …

Shopping

ERROR EFFECT by Studio FUNDAMENTAL

ERROR EFFECT – 100 graphics, 100 emotions visualized by studio FUNDAMENTAL.<p>Check out this amazing project by Fundamental, a Hong Kong-based creative …

Graphic Design

Johanna DU-PLX

As an urban infill project in Austin, TX, Mark Odom Studio explored the formal arrangement of the duplex typology while being sensitive to the residents’ physical and visual privacy. Given the limited allowable square footage per unit, the studio's goal was to design each space as efficiently as …

Urban Design

Penthouse Apartment in Bielefeld

The former factory building was converted to an inner-city living space in 2000. At total of 51 living units with various layouts were created in this listed former industrial area. One of the most spectacular was the tower apartment on the intersection of two streets, which extended over three …

Interior Design

Andrew Martin interior design awards – open for entries

Known as the Oscars of the design world, Andrew Martin international interior design awards is open for entries for 2018. The awards are the most …

Graphic Design

Who Are the Users of The Met's Online Collection?

The Met's online collection currently contains more than 450,000 digitized records—and is growing in number with each passing week. Here, visitors to …

Art Museums

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Inspiration

‘Pioneering Women’ celebrates 50 architects and designers of the early 20th century

The practitioners were all born before 1940<p>The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation has launched a website celebrating 50 women who have made significant contributions to the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professions between 1880 and 1980.<p>Called “Pioneering Women of American …

Frank Lloyd Wright

lightexture Claylight Ceiling Light Pendant

Decorate your space with the light with the lightexture Claylight Ceiling Light Pendant. Made by hand, this beautiful light illuminates your space in …

Interior Design

Martin Luther’s Handwriting as Computer Font

How would you like to write like Martin Luther? That is, how would you like to write with his handwriting? How would you like to <i>type</i> in his …

Typography

25% Off Everything: Decor Deals at Society6 Today Only

As far as art/home decor goes, there isn’t a more accessible, universally-pleasing one-stop-shop than Society6. I’ve shopped the seemingly endless …

Macro photos of snowflakes show impossibly perfect designs : TreeHugger

Snowflakes should be considered one of the great wonders of the world. These photos by Alexey Kljatov demonstrate why.<p>One of the true wonders of the …

Liberal View

A Beach House on the Mediterranean Coast by Laura Ortín Architecture

Located on the Mediterranean coast in La Torre de la Horadada, Alicante, Spain, The Beach House came about when a family needed more space for their …

Beach Houses

Sadiq Khan: ‘Rough sleeping is a blight on London’

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been out launching a new rough sleeping campaign, in conjunction with 18 different charities.

UK News

How to set up the Navigation Dock on the Huawei Mate 10 Pro

This is one of the Mate 10 Pro's best features. Here's how it works.<p>The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a big phone with a large 6-inch screen, so why not take …

Android News

Functional Flowers for Your Kitchen

Doubloom is a darling spice canister set that adds a decorative touch to your kitchen! Each canister in the set of 3 sports its own unique stemmed …

Houses

Today's Urban Design Observation: Sidewalk Lounge Integrated with Planter

Someone on Kenmare Street got their hands on what look to be the seating surfaces from three restaurant chairs.<p>They fashioned them into this urban …

Urban Design

Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle | Mashable Shop

• Dive into 15 courses on JavaScript & beyond<br>• Learn how to build impressive applications w/Angular<br>• Combine the Bootstrap framework w/ Angular to create …

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