Designer Tricks for Small Bedrooms

Designer Tricks for Small Bedrooms

The Basics of Small Spaces Small spaces happen, but they don’t have to be uncomfortable. Some of our favorite areas are these cozy and intimate little rooms in the house. Here is a list of design tricks for small bedrooms to help you maximize the quality and utility of your most personal space.

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Chess for architects and designers

The Best Chess Boards for Architects and Designers

The parallels between design and chess are indeed numerous. The act of war through geometrically engaging space is a daily occurrence for Architects and Designers. It’s no surprise that we grow a peculiar fondness for this struggle that often translates into a casual chess habit. Enabling the sharpening of mental skills in a competitive yet […]

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Dream of Venice Architecture

Dream of Venice Architecture

Dream of Venice Architecture is an intimate journey through the remarkable Venetian urban landscape. A cadre of notable international architects and architectural writers explore the elements that make Venice unique in the world. Dream of Venice Architecture reveals the features that contribute to incredulity of her beauty, from the mysterious sotoporteghi to the complexity of […]

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Sit Stand Desk for Health

Sit/Stand – Working Healthier

Unfortunately, long working sessions at the desk are a necessary evil for architects and designers. While there is no shortage of research coming out about the health risks of extended sitting, there is a new movement in the design of the desk that is enabling people to stand while they work. Authority Nutrition has a […]

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2017 Valentine's Day Gifts for Architects and Deigners

2017 – Great Valentine’s Day Gifts for Architect and Designer Sweethearts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, giving us the opportunity to showcase some of our favorite gifts for your better half. With these selections, we have tried to find just the right balance between function and aesthetic without being too generic – “OMG, you are a designer and I love you so I got […]

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Questions of Perception: Phenomenology of Architecture

​It took me a while, but on a flight back from Chicago, I finally got to read this short collection of essays authored by Steven Holl, Alberto Perez-Gomez, and Juhani Pallasmaa. This new edition of the A+U 1994 special issue brings back arguably one of the most important treatises on architectural theory in recent years. These three separate essays are […]

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