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Architecture Gets Graphic: 13 Ornamental Building Designs

While most modern architecture cuts out unnecessary details, ornamental elements like gates inspired by graffiti and bold graphic images are creeping in.

Ruined Renaissance Palace Gets Rusted Steel Addition

A rusted, L-shaped Corten steel volume replaces the missing corner of a crumbling Renaissance palace in the renovation of an ancient site in Pécs, Hungary.

Striking Gravel-Covered Japanese House is a Study in Contrasts

A striking wedge-shaped home in Japan is covered in gravel and set back from the road, making it look like a massive sculptural object for the garden.

Flat-Pack Furniture: 3 Modern Designs from Noon Studio

Three designs from Noon Studio prove that simple is beautiful including a flat-pack cantilevered table, an oak and steel stool and an A-shaped leaning lamp.

Celebratory Nanshan Marriage Registration Center Covered in Confetti

Urbanus architects give Chinese couples a beautiful, celebratory space set on a reflecting pool in Shenzen to have a civil ceremony.

Cloud House Elevates Organic Architecture to New Heights

An unassuming Edwardian residence in Australia gets an incredibly unexpected cloud-shaped addition perched on the edge of a sky-blue pool.

Wake Up! 20 Insanely Creative Beds Worth Sleeping On

People spend a significant portion of their life in beds, yet they are almost always boring. I say almost always, because these beds have kicked it up a notch.

Team Eames: New Movie Shows Off Timeless Architect & Painter

Two of the 20th century's most influential designers are demystified in the documentary 'Eames - The Architect and the Painter.'

Outside Offices: 14 Detached Work Pods, Eggs, Modules & More

These 14 modern detached offices and studios are compact, self-contained and easy to assemble, making them perfect for serene backyard work spaces.

Tower with a Twist: Very Top-Heavy Vancouver Skyscraper

This is what creative design is all about: taking a familiar typology and turning (or twisting) it around ... not merely to show off something new and unique.

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