Bella Italia: 15 Stylish Hotels from Venice to Sicily
From the Italian alps all the way down to Sicily, these 15 hotels and resorts offer stylish, modern, fashion-forward lodging options in all price ranges.
Literary Love: 12 Works of Book Art & Architecture
These 12 sculptures, paintings, installations and even entire buildings take discarded books and give them new meaning and value.
Geiger Countertops: 13 Peripatetic Periodic Tables
Dmitri Mendeleev, creator of the first periodic table, would be shocked to discover how today's chemistry geeks are applying his original elementary concept.
Punk to Posh: 14 Quirky, Artsy & Elegant Netherlands Hotels
Travelers headed to the Netherlands can choose from the artsy, ultramodern and classically elegant in cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague.
Unfolding Interior Design: Origami-Inspired Furniture
These 12 origami-inspired furniture and home decor designs bring the grace and elegance of this ancient paper art into functional use for the home.
Concrete House on Stilts in Austria Has a Surprising Interior
The exterior is a rectangular box made of heavy concrete balanced on stilts, but step inside and you'll see an unexpectedly amorphous all-white interior.
Suspended Staircases: 18 Hanging Stair & Tread Sets
These 18 staircases seem to hover in mid-air with no visible support, hanging from hidden brackets, impossibly thin poles, bird nest-like cages or walls of ...
‘Moody Couch’ and Other Designs from Cologne D3 2011
The top three winning designs at the [D3] design contest in Cologne, Germany including a couch, table & chair are transformable, flat-pack and low-waste.
Germany’s Coolest Hotels, From Kitschy to Ultramodern
Sleep in a coffin like a vampire at Berlin's Propeller Island Hotel, a classic car at the V8 motor-themed hotel in Stuttgart or a treehouse in Görlitz.
Fine Faux Finishes: Awesome Plywood & MDF Architecture
Typically covered by 'prettier' materials, plywood and other manufactured wood surfaces take center stage in these 13 architecture and interior design projects.