The sweeping mid-century ranch home of Ellen and Jace in Southeast Portland is vintage in the most authentic way — it’s filled with real handmade pieces that have been saved from a bunch of different family members! If the couch and chairs in the living room, the bench at theRead More →


  Walter Gropius was an architect born in Germany in the early twentieth century who contributed to the founding of the Bauhaus School. He lived in the United States after 1937 and taught at Harvard University, where he continued to defend the principles of Bauhaus, especially the use of functionalRead More →

Discussion of acclaimed designer Patrick Norguet necessarily begins with the Rainbow Chair. This multi-colored celebration of acrylic resin was not only Norguet’s entree into notoriety, but also a nice embodiment of his obsession with drawing and graphical representation. Source: Designer Profile: Patrick NorguetRead More →

The landscape of the United Kingdom is littered with historic castles reaching back centuries. Once proud structures commanding the surrounding countryside, many stately houses, castles, and churches have since collapsed into ruin. Source: Watch 6 Ruined British Castles Come Back to LifeRead More →

a community that celebrates contemporary culture, focused on architecture, design, art and travel. Source: This Tiny House Was Designed With Multiple Levels For LivingRead More →

As one of the most popular places in the house, it is unfortunate that a kitchen does not give you a lot of design options if you are out to make it look more personal. Not with things like countertops, appliances, and certain types of furniture dictating its appearance. Source:Read More →

Designed specifically for learning purposes in contract settings such as academic institutions and offices, Cila Go is an updated version of Arper’s popular Cila task chair. The Cila Go workspace collection includes a stool, a chair, and an armchair and offers endless storage solutions for books, briefcases, and backpacks. Source:Read More →

Root Bench is the reinterpretation of winning proposal in Hangang Art Competition. This is circle-shaped public furniture with diameter of 30m, installed in grass, which shows dynamic shape of root spreading throughout the park. It provides visual stimulus creating strong contrast to the background of spacious outdoor park. And people canRead More →

Like Architecture & Interior Design? Follow Us… These five Scandinavian style home interiors are filled with fresh and funky decor to give living spaces an uplifting boost. If you’re a minimalist, perhaps you should turn away now as these are a bustling set of homes, busy with life and allRead More →

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We work with photographers documenting creative stories around the world. We’re glad that you are interested in helping us convey our passion through photography. Please send us an email with the subject heading ” #photographers “, a link to your portfolio, your location and suggestions of creative subjects you wouldRead More →

a community that celebrates contemporary culture, focused on architecture, design, art and travel. Source: Before and After – A Backyard Garage Was Transformed Into A Tiny HouseRead More →

Typologie is a series of publications that analyse and illustrate the production process of everyday objects. The first book in the series was published in 2017, following a successful crowdfunding campaign. After a year the authors try to repropose the same method for a double book about: the cork andRead More →

What do boats, dumpsters, and car sunroofs all have in common? Not much, really — except for the fact that all three influenced the design and functionality of a highly unusual add-on office pod by Los Angeles design firm Knowhow Shop. Source: Lighthouse Office Pod Looks Like an Abstracted BackyardRead More →

Shigeru Ban Architects have been selected to a new 420-acre campus for the owners of Kentucky Owl Bourbon just south of Louisville, Kentucky. The new project will convert the former Cedar Creek Quarry into a distillery, bottling centre, and rickhouses. Source: Shigeru Ban Designs Triad of Timber Pyramids for KentuckyRead More →

The patio is an integral part to your home’s outdoor areas. If you are looking to increase the outdoor appeal and start enjoying your time within the outdoor areas that belong to your property, you really need to look into improving your patio areas and if you don’t already haveRead More →

  The third and final director Bauhaus director was one of the world’s best-known architects. As we continue our Bauhaus 100 series, celebrating 100 years of the hugely influential school, we profile the modernism pioneer,  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe . Source: Mies van der Rohe: the modernist architect who ledRead More →

Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology. The figure of Leda being impregnated by the god in swan form was a fairly common homeRead More →

American practice Craig Steely Architecture has fenced this house in California with a curvy wall, which keeps views focused upward rather than outward. The Roofless House is located in Atherton, a Silicon Valley town that sits just down the road from Stanford University. Source: Craig Steely Designs A Roofless HouseRead More →

As the Sir Hotels collection grows in Europe, its second German location sets a strong focus on hyper-locality and brand narrative, as explained by its designer: FG Stijl’s Colin Finnegan. Source: In Hamburg, the Sir Nikolai hotel makes a strong case for storytellingRead More →