This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside
Feb14

This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside

It’s said not to judge a book by its cover. The same goes for houses – especially this tiny one in Japan! Designed by Mizuishi Architects Atelier, the 594-square-foot house is based on a triangular site between a river and a road. It looks really small from the outside, yet it is surprisingly more spacious from the inside than you’d expect. The triangular house has two floors, with the bedroom on the first floor, the kitchen and...

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50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever
Sep28

50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever

Many things shape the face of a city: buildings, bridges, parks, sculptures… even benches! That’s right, this simple form of public furniture can also add more emotion to a particular site. A&D created this list of unusual bench designs to illustrate that creativity can transform busy streets into cozy communal living rooms. Whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, or waiting for your date, these benches will...

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This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest
Sep27

This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest

Magically, there are two (two!) bedrooms. From the outside, this green home looks charming, sure, but it’s the inside that’s one-of-a-kind — literally. The artist homeowners (Jessica Lynch is a print maker and illustrator while her husband, Carson Lynch, owns a woodshop) curated their newly-built guest house on wheels with handmade items for the ultimate maker’s getaway. Located on their 5.5 acres of land on Guemes...

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This Couch Is Designed to Hold You All Night Long
Sep23

This Couch Is Designed to Hold You All Night Long

Because is there anything better after a terrible day? Everyone’s experienced one of those deep, warm hugs that seem to have magical powers. Maybe from your mom, or spouse, or your kids when they are feeling really generous. The point is, sometimes you just need to be held after a terrible day. And this couch is the furniture version of that comforting feeling. It’s called The Inchworm and it was designed by Alexandra...

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Clever Tables That Create An Illusion Animals Are Emerging From Water
Aug18

Clever Tables That Create An Illusion Animals Are Emerging From Water

Looking to spice up your living room with a unique piece of furniture? A coffee table portraying a floating animal by Derek Pearce should do the trick. Derek Pearce is a man with one unique vision. Called ‘Water Tables’, he creates stunning coffee tables that portray animals “floating through water”. From hippos to dolphins to ducks – he designs the tables so the animals would be plunging in and out of the glass, which represents the...

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The World’s Most Beautiful Library Is In Prague, Czech Republic
Aug05

The World’s Most Beautiful Library Is In Prague, Czech Republic

The Klementinum library, a beautiful example of Baroque architecture, was first opened in 1722 as part of the Jesuit university, and houses over 20,000 books. It was voted as one of the most beautiful and majestic libraries in the world by our readers! The ceiling frescoes were painted by Jan Hiebl. In 1781, director Karel Rafael Ungar established Biblioteca Nationala, a collection of Czech language literature. Some of the rare...

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10 Outdoor Chair Designs You Would Love To Have
Jun23

10 Outdoor Chair Designs You Would Love To Have

What a great experience it is to sit in your garden or patio and enjoy views of plants, birds and the wide sky! But to enjoy all these views you need to take a seat and relax. For that you can place one or more outdoor chairs in your patio or garden. We too have collected some designs for you. From elegant white adirondack chairs to vibrant colored woven chairs, there is a design to suit every taste. So, take a look and see which one...

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The Ultimate Pirate Ship Bedroom
Jun18

The Ultimate Pirate Ship Bedroom

“The rope bridge is connected to the top of the jail cell, built to accommodate evil doers, thieves and little sisters.” Designer Steve Kuhl fulfills every boy’s fantasy with this insanely cool pirate ship bedroom. The six-year-old occupant from Minnesota chose between a space ship, race car, castle, and pirate ship. Most of us would probably agree, he made an excellent decision. The main feature of the room is the...

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20 Projects You Can Create Using Old Pallets
Jun02

20 Projects You Can Create Using Old Pallets

The popular growing need for the use of old pallets is continuing to make a lot more sense to folks who are financially challenged. Used pallets can be nailed together to create just about any piece of indoor or outdoor furniture. What’s even better, is that when this old wood is painted, they fit right in to the rest of any decor in your home. When you choose to work with used pallets to build furnishings for your home, you are not...

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25+ Equally Functional and Stylish Bathroom Storage Ideas
May22

25+ Equally Functional and Stylish Bathroom Storage Ideas

The challenge of finding the right balance of looks and function is best displayed when it comes to furniture and accessories designed for utilitarian spaces such as the bathroom or the laundry room. Although there are tons of bathroom storage ideas to choose from, not all have your best interest at heart. You have to look for designs that know how to mix the two most important aspects in the right proportions in order to allow you to...

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