Apple’s 8 years of iPad: a revolution in iOS computing

Eight years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced iPad, positioned as a new device category between the highly-mobile iPhone and conventional Macs. Some critics were disappointed that it wasn’t a Mac in tablet form; others were upset it wasn’t a telephone, that it wasn’t smaller, that wasn’t larger–or that it effectively […]

an architectural vanishing act, the disappearance of the vernacular home

ask any kid to draw a house, and chances are they’ll start with a rectangle and inevitably draw three lines on top — uncomplicated, but a realization that robert venturi would no doubt delight in. this notion of a house transcends culture and location, and manifests itself in two simple shapes, i.e. […]

Facebook chooses friends over publishers: Changes that will affect News Publishers and other Media

Facebook announced Thursday that it will begin to prioritize posts in the News Feed from friends and family over public content and posts from publishers. It will also move away from using “time spent” on the platform as a metric of success and will instead focus on “engagement” with content, such as comments.

ENGEL House / CMC architects

© BoysPlayNice  Architects CMC architects Location Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Authors Vit Maslo, David Richard Chisholm Area 346.0 m2 Project Year 2017 Photographs BoysPlayNice Manufacturers Delta Light, Hansgrohe, Reynaers Aluminium, Rheinzink, Stiebel Eltron, NATUZZI, Corten, ABB, Corian © BoysPlayNice  LocationIn a small community in the Western region of the Czech Republic, not far from the […]

Best Xbox One games: The BEST games you need to play in 2017 #CreditCardMurderers

 Own an Xbox One, Xbox One S or Xbox One X? Find out the best games you need to play on Microsoft’s family of Xbox One consoles The Xmas date is just days ahead, your credit card is sweaty and ready to recevive the kick in the balls your are […]

Nordea’s new Danish Headquarters

Copenhagen / Denmark / 2017 Built on a base of slate with scintillating, transparent facades, this bank sets new standards for work in the financial sector by providing an approachable environment that opens up to the city. With a tribute to the great Nordic landscapes, the new Nordea Headquarters rises […]

Selvatica

Designed by Siegenthaler & Co. | Country: Colombia “Selvatica is a brand of fruit infused teas from the natural rain forests of Colombia. We wanted to portray the environment in which the Acai, Camu-Camu, Copoazu and the Arazá fruits grow. The illustrations depict the environment in which they flourish, the animals that feed from them […]

Hello My Name Is

Designed by YANG:RIPOL | Country: United Kingdom “Hello My Name Is is a skincare brand which extends their name depending on the products. We worked on the package design for their new line of facial treatment masks containing special ingredients from traditional oriental medicine such as horse and snake oils, which have […]

lily jencks + nathanael dorent transform 17th century ruins into contemporary country home

 the collaborative efforts of lily jencks and nathanael dorent have transformed a set of stone ruins in scotland into a contemporary and environmentally friendly country home. in repurposing the original structure — the remains of an old farmhouse — the design team has created a property that affords sweeping views across the region’s […]

rojkind arquitectos opens ‘foro boca’, a sculptural concert hall in coastal mexico

in boca del río, mexico, rojkind arquitectos has completed ‘foro boca’ — a structure designed to house the city’s philharmonic orchestra. the building’s shape was informed by the stones used for the foundation of the neighboring breakwater, with large sculptural volumes housing the concert hall and other programs. the project is located in the center […]