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Fruit Design have recently completed Coffee Cake, a cafe in Nizniy Novgorod, Russia. continue reading

There is a very long history of past architects whose designs live on today, but are the current world-leading architects living up to those of the past? Image Source: Far HorizonsWe live in a world where it’s an understatement to say that things move fast. We desire and have even come to expect instant efficiency, if not constant entertainment. With the sheer amount of technology waiting at our fingertips at any given moment, it’s not hard to understand why when it comes to creativity, the age

With a great location in a peaceful green setting, yet close to Bratislava’s city center, the House Between the Trees by Slovakian studio Architekti Šebo Lichý is a modern urban oasis. Inspired by the Tugendhat Villa, the residence is built around trunks and crowns of chestnut trees: “The focus was on the quality of the space and it´s connection with nature. The house is fully using the possibilities of the steep terrain. The front part of the house is levitating on dynamic pylons,

Like its name suggests, the Xcube speaker applies cubist geometry to provide 360 degrees of hi-def audio enjoyment. Its unique yet simple form offers multidirectional surround sound that can be fine tuned by repositioning the sculptural, free-standing unit at any desired angle. Bluetooth enabled, pair it to your favorite device and take it with you for hi-def streaming on the go! Designer: Michael Samoriz - Yanko Design Timeless Designs - Explore wonderful concepts from around the world! S

However minimal, this home lighting concept packs major multifunctionality into its compact form. Its many features include an 80DB speaker driver with passive bass, built-in microphone for mobile calls, 2 hidden USB ports for charging devices, wireless smartphone syncing, a haptic button that allows you to take/ignore calls or disengaging the phone’s alarm clock, and finally… a color-adjustable light customizable to thousands of different hues! Yessss! But will it blend?! Designer:

Architecture firm HYLA have designed a 2-storey home with an attic and swimming pool for a family in Singapore. continue reading

News: the first image showing the "super-strength" copper-nickel skin that will clad Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge has been unveiled, just 24 hours after the £175 million project was threatened by a legal challenge. (more…)

News: Apple has been granted a patent for a wireless headset that mounts an iPhone in front of the eyes, hinting at the company's expansion into virtual reality. (more…)

Designed to be both intimate and panoramic, both sustainable and automated, the fascinating W.I.N.D. House in the Netherlands adds modern functions and aesthetics to its rural location and lust in our hearts. Just outside a Dutch village, this 582 square meter smart home sports flexible spaces that provide a customizable floor-plan while staying in permanent contact with the outdoors.With an attractive front facade gathering panoramas of specific polder landscape, the contemporary family smart

Situated on a corner lot in a dense neighborhood in Toronto, Canada, the Contrast House by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design is a modern rehabilitation of a 120-year old dwelling. According to the architects, the primary design challenge was to “increase natural light in the space, accomplished through both physical and perceptual means. The long, narrow house was reorganized in plan and in section, introducing new sight lines to the expanded openings at the rear of the house and updating t

Many of us switch somewhat evenly between our Bluetooth speaker and headphones depending on the scenario. Oddly enough, it’s near impossible to find a combo where they’re built and sold as a pair! Quite possibly the first of it’s kind, this 2-in-1 Headphone/Speaker hybrid merges the two in a creative and convenient way. When you’re not using headphones, they attach almost seamlessly to the speaker unit. Better yet, they double as a handle for easy portability! Designer:

SERIOUS business. The Gcase “smart briefcase” was designed for the exec looking to make a statement. Use its 6-inch HD screen to display everything from stock market updates to weather, record and recap your meetings with a 1080p camera, or be prepared with presentations with its built-in HD projector. Control it all from the convenience of your smartphone, including a top-notch security system. Designer: Beau Reid - Yanko Design Timeless Designs - Explore wonderful concepts f

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