Finding apartment furniture can be a challenge and in a world where “one-of-a-kind” products are becoming scarce, the Williamsburg based furniture design company “Recycled Brooklyn” draws attention to the value and uniqueness of recycling, reusing and bringing back the handmade object. Recycled Brooklyn likes to “make stuff out of other stuff,” using reclaimed wood, recycled ..read more..
Ever wonder what it would be like to live in a transparent house? Well, the couple living in House NA probably know it first-hand, as the home, designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects pretty much breaks all the rules of privacy. In a total of 914 square feet, the house is a series of 21 floor plates at varying heights ..read more..
An original 17th century farmhouse has gotten quite a fancy addition, as Mole Architects designed a new brick and steel structure that looks a little less jarring and out of place. Opting for a middle ground between ultra-modern radical and outdated rural pastiche, the new extension appears edgy and updated, while remaining sympathetic to the integrity of ..read more..
With China’s urban population growing, there is an inevitable increase in energy consumption and, thus, in environmental concern. Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut, who is known for his ideas of re-framing urbanity in a useful and creative way, has developed a concept to bring natural ecosystems into cities with his design for Farmscrapers (eco-friendly alternatives to skyscrapers.) Vincent’s project ..read more..
The world’s hottest fashion photographer duo, Inez and Vinoodh, had their beautiful 3400 Sqft Lower East Side Loft featured in Architectural Digest. As far as houses go, this apartment is definitely one of my very favorites. It’s an artful, light-filled NYC loft designed with the help of Simrel Achenbach of the Brooklyn design-build firm Descience Laboratories. Also, it’s ..read more..
This fairytale-like house called “Dragspelhuset“ is an extension to an original cabin dating from the late 1800s, located on the shore of the lake Övre Gla, in the nature reserve of Glaskogen in Sweden. Due to building regulations, construction is not allowed along the lake shore, yet, exceptions are made when it comes to an extension ..read more..
If you love urban decay, off the beaten track adventures, crumbling and abandoned places, you’ll love these images. Humans are natural explorers and since most of the world has already been put on the map, the trend is to turn our adventures toward the new decay and ruins of the recent past. Urban Decay has ..read more..
A recap after a month’s publishing, we’d like to share with you our favorite posts, check them out below! How to make plain, reusable jars simply look awesome? With Cuppow ($8). This brilliant little tool acts like a coffee cup lid, working with most normal wide-mouth canning jars to turn them into efficient, eco-friendly, reusable ..read more..