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23 Nov 2015


This is just delightful. Created by a team of designers in Italy, PlayWood is a simple connector that allows you to create your own modular furniture from any kind of wood your want (or have on hand).
19 Nov 2015

Five Ways To Save on Overhead

With the tough economic conditions that start-ups and small businesses face, it is more important than ever to keep your overhead costs down. Your overhead costs generally include expenses like utilities, rent, marketing, and supplies for your
12 Nov 2015

Breathable Glass

We are seeing more examples of architecture that marry sustainability with design, such as these solar energy generating stain glass windows. US-based Gensler have created a passive ventilation system, which ‘breathes’ to regulate building temperature. The facade
11 Nov 2015

Hexagonal Vertical Village

A vertical village in Singapore has been name the World Building of the Year 2015 at the World Architecture Festival. The Interlace is a residential development designed by OMA / Buro Ole Scheeren. It comprises 31 six-story
10 Nov 2015

Skreemr Concept Jet

Meet Skreemr, the concept Mach 10 jet that would make the Concorde look like a hot air balloon. The proposed hypersonic aircraft would travel at the equivalent of 7,673 miles per hour, five times faster than the
9 Nov 2015

Fläpps Leaning Shelf

Berlin based studio Ambivalenz created Fläpps leaning shelf, which to me is an example of simplicity and function combined. The shelf is easy to put together, it folds flat against the wall when not in use, and it can
4 Nov 2015

Financial Rehab Services

There’s one market that’s never going to disappear: people whose finances are royally messed up. This is the perennial state of most people’s money. And without outside help, most of these individuals and families aren’t going to
30 Oct 2015

Turn Your Car Into Caravan

Think “rounded caravan” and you probably think of the teardrop trailer. But a new British outfit has a different shape in mind for the towable living module. Go Barefoot molds the camping trailer into a more three-dimensional,
29 Oct 2015

Ikea Futuristic Table

Check this out, ladies and gents: IKEA concept kitchen 2025. According to company’s head of design Marcus Engman, it’s going to be all about the table. For EXPO Milano 2015, IKEA previewed a concept table called the Table For
21 Oct 2015

Foam Heart

Perhaps you sleep on a memory foam mattress. Well, in the future, a similar material could be used to create artificial body parts. Researchers at Cornell University recently used their new “elastomer foam” to build a functioning
20 Oct 2015

Dandelion Metal

In 2011, scientists revealed a metal so light that it could sit atop a dandelion without crushing its delicate, fluffy seeds—and now we can finally see how it works. The microlattice material is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam
19 Oct 2015

Moving Walls

This small apartment, designed by Spanish architect studio PKMN architectures, is all about space and movement. Here the occupants can create their own ideal interior, as open or private as they like, just by moving the walls and