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The Best Solar Panels for 2016 — and beyond

In her book Bread, Wine, Chocolate, journalist Simran Sethi explores the idea of setting our tastes based on what is ethical. She gives the example of wild-grown coffee, which is gentlest on the environment but, when brewed, doesn’t match our typical idea of what good coffee tastes like. Show More Summary

The World on your Wall with Customaps

Want to show off your travel bucket list, or keep a reminder of your hometown in a new city?  These custom-made maps are available as murals or posters, giving you the option of traveling the world in your living room or taking a little piece of home wherever you go. Show More Summary

Graphic Designer’s House Blends With Its Natural Surroundings

Johnsen Schmaling Architects completed the design of a 1,855 square-foot modern residence located on the wooded eastern shore of Wisconsin’s Door County, USA. The project was envisioned for a graphic designer and her husband. It blends with the surrounding vegetation and offers a perfect retreat for artistic inspiration. Show More Summary

Chalet Panorama in Quebec Overlooks Rocky Landscape

Architecture Casa designed Chalet Panorama, a modern retreat located in Saint-Siméon, Quebec, Canada. The building is integrated into the rocky terrain, with the foundation supported by two concrete blades. This way, water flows freely underneath the living spaces. Show More Summary

Livi Livens Up Potted Plants with Vertical Hanging Gardens

Livi, “a versatile planter for virtually any vertical surface,” reimagines how we incorporate plants into our lives. Instead of exiling dusty potted plants to unfrequented corners, Livi creates a vertical hanging garden. Herbs can be kept close at hand on the fridge door or kitchen window. Show More Summary

International Flair at Home in this Stylish Singapore Apartment

The first thing you see when walking into this apartment is the piece “The Unveiling” by Irish artist Conor Harrington. Appropriate, because this piece in the entry serves as an introduction and unveiling of the rest of this stylish apartment. Show More Summary

Industrial Apartment in Barcelona Unveils Its Dynamic Character

This industrial apartment in Barcelona showcases an intriguing design and layout. The project was completed by GCA Architects and answers the contemporary living needs of a young couple. Entering the space, guests are greeted by an imposing living area that also continues to integrate with the dining space. Show More Summary

Small Apartment in Budapest for Style-Seeking Travelers

Specially designed for two style-seeking travelers, this small apartment in Budapest, Hungary comes with a total area of 323-square-feet and plenty of surprising solutions. The layout is a key feature of this tiny abode, which provides all of the creature comforts of a full-sized home. Show More Summary

5 Things Cluttering Your Home That You Should Get Rid of Today

It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you live, or who you live with. We all want a tidier home, and even more so, a home free of clutter. But how? One quick Google search, and you’ll find a million tips and tricks that practically...Show More Summary

Punchy Color Accents Uplift Contemporary Penthouse in Bulgaria

Two separate apartments were combined to create a contemporary penthouse in Sofia, Bulgaria. KNOF design adorned the resulting 3,600 sq ft space with floor-to-ceiling windows, opening up to panoramic views of the city and neighboring mountains. Show More Summary

10 Modern Micro-Apartments for Living Large in Big Cities

The micro-apartment. It’s real estate’s newest buzzword. At this point, we all know about the revolutionary “tiny house movement”. Now, city dwellers are getting a taste of the tiny lifestyle in some impressive modern apartments. These...Show More Summary

“Flexhouse” in Switzerland Resembles a Futuristic Vessel

Located next to railway lines, curving access roads and a lake, this modern residence in Meilen, Switzerland, takes inspiration from the terrain. Evolution Design opted for a modern building with an original shape, that would add a new landmark to the site. Show More Summary

“Nook Residence” in Canada Blends with the Winter Landscape

The Nook Residence by MU Architecture is located in a quiet area of the Eastern Townships in Quebec, Canada. Turning its back to the street, it offers a virtually blind facade that encourages discovery and piques curiosity. Strategically located windows and a large opening in the white mass give a hint at the beautiful scenery below. Show More Summary

Industrial Loft in Amsterdam Gets Contemporary Upgrade

This industrial loft in Amsterdam has recently been refurbished by Houtwerk BV – a member of the HIMACS® Quality Club – in collaboration with Witteveen Architects. The newly upgraded Canal House is characterized by space, movement and luminosity resulting from the whiteness of its walls with large windows. Show More Summary

Surprising Geometry Exhibited by Contemporary Holiday Retreat in Spain

La Casa de los Vientos was imagined as a contemporary holiday retreat for a four person family, three generations included. “The new project is approached as an answer to the place and the expectations of the users in terms of leisure, comfort and economical adjustment,” the architects at José Luis Muñoz Studio said. Show More Summary

Mirroring Brownstones: A Contemporary Reinterpretation in South London Neighborhood

Knox Bhavan Architects designed London Brownstones, a project conceived from a pair of sandstone residences to reflect the early 20th-century houses lining this south London neighborhood. The pair of homes mirror each other to tie the project together with designs and proportions that embody the popular stucco detailing of the time period. Show More Summary

Victorian Terrace House in London Gets Fresh Redesign

Scenario Architecture creatively redesigned a Victorian terrace house located in London, United Kingdom. The residence, named Canfield Gardens, was planned according to the living needs of a small family. After studying the clients’Show More Summary

5 Fresh Fence Ideas for a Summer-Ready Yard

Everyone’s heard of the “white picket fence”, but the reality is that that is only one of the possibilities open to those looking to add a little more privacy to their properties. In fact, with all the options available, you may be wondering how best to bring your outdoor design to life. Show More Summary

Traditional Apartment in Mexico Converted Into Functional Artist’s Studio

Arqmov Workshop took on the challenge of converting this older apartment in Polanco, Mexico City, to an artist studio for a graphic designer with a powerful personality. Old service areas were transformed into new bathrooms, a breakfast nook and storage space, while a roofed conservatory, an extra bedroom and an open kitchen complete the design. Show More Summary

Beer Lovers Will Swoon Over This Industrial Bar Design in Montréal

Envisioned by Humà design + architecture, Das Bier in an industrial-style bar in Montréal, Canada. The project, based on the German “bierhall” concept, is a merging between the European passion for great beers and the Rosemont neighborhood lifestyle. Show More Summary

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