Matt Fajkus Architecture has created a bright, daylit home in Austin, Texas, and is centered around a huge oak tree on the property. Clad in stucco, the upper level is a floating white box that
Light-filled homes always catch our eye here at Inhabitat—natural lighting makes interiors look great, and it can also reduce a home’s energy footprint and dependency on artificial lighting.
Shirt brand BB Chum is zeroing in on the Amsterdam Light Festival with a light installation in the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. Every year Amsterdam celebrates with a stunning festival of lights and
Simone de Gale Architects has created the conceptual design for a striking spherical art gallery in the heart of the City of London. Inspired by the concept of "pure geometry", they took cues
Two teenage brothers—Reed Stephens, 18, and Riley Stephens, 16—have launched a Kickstarter campaign for Ambici, a line of 100% natural wood watches. Made with removable links for easy
If your New Year’s resolution this year is to keep a clean and organized home, look no further than Heckler Design’s OneLess Desk, an ergonomic computer desk that can help you stay tidy in
The camping tent is one of the most essential pieces of equipment for the great outdoors, but it can also be one of the most aggravating because of poor assembly practices and build quality.
Italian architecture firm Pelizzi Architettura designed the Sukkarboard, a temporary, lightweight shelter made from cardboard boxes and newspaper. Constructed using paper mache techniques for
We at Inhabitat are bona fide prefab lovers. And while we tout the benefits of the prefab process every day, it's also important to step back and examine the potential of the prefab market, its
Architect Eleonora Nicoletti has a rather bright idea: she's proposing the use of photoluminescent architecture that glows in the dark without electric power. These structures could be used
Going off the grid comes with many risks, but you can make the adventure a bit easier and safer with clever alternative-energy gadgets like the Torchia, a solar-powered emergency flashlight.
Did you know an estimated 15,000 pizza sauce cans are thrown away every day in Turin, Italy? Although that's good news for pizza lovers, the growing amount of landfill-bound waste is bad for the
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Inspired by a Twitter exchange about street style earlier this year, ethical fashion bloggers Sabina Eichmann (Consciously Sartorial) and Sonia Flotats (soGOODsoCUTE) from Spain, launched a
New York City-based designer J. S. Nero created the WiVes' Table, a versatile coffee table that can be set up in a variety of different styles. The designer heat-bent an equilateral steel
Have you considered using your printer as a crafting tool? Whether you're scrambling for some last-minute holiday decor ideas, or are looking for some unique, crafty gifts to make, your printer
International carpet designer Interface created Reclaim, a carpet tile line that combines style and socially responsible manufacturing into a 100% recycled product. Inspired by the "natural
Artist Ido Yoshimoto designed a limited edition set of elegant, hand-turned walnut cups for Edition Local. Inspired by nature and the works of J.B. Blunk, the unique Wide Walnut Cup is made from
Most bicycles on the market today cater to Caucasian riders, which is why Taiwanese design studio Gearlab designed Espresso, a smaller and more compact bicycle created for the average East Asian
In a project that aims to attract China’s farmers back to the rural landscape and address the ecological and social problems that are a result of China’s rapid urbanization, a team of
The sofa bed is a popular staple piece in many homes because of its versatility, but the transforming piece of furniture often leaves much to be desired in terms of style. Italian furniture
This week marks a new beginning in Rotterdam: the Recycled Park will begin to retrieve litter from the New Meuse (Nieuwe Maas) river, preventing it from being washed out to the sea. An
We've featured yurts from Mandala Homes here on Inhabitat before, and their latest creation has raised the bar to new heights. Prefabricated in B.C., Canada, Mandala Homes' "fancy
Plastics are one of the most versatile and convenient materials on the planet, but their improper disposal has had devastating effects on the environment. The amount of plastic waste in our
The Institute for Patient-Centered Design held a competition for its Family Centered Cancer Care facility, and RS&H Inc.'s design has been chosen as one of the top three submissions.
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