How to turn your bedroom into a mindful space and get the best sleep of your life

It’s easy for us to forget that our bedrooms are where we spend the majority of our lives. Dependant on your sleeping pattern, between 6 and 10 hours every single day is spent in bed sleeping. It’s safe to say…

Casa Vicens, Gaudi’s first architectural masterpiece is opening to the public

When visiting Barcelona, after eating paella and window shopping, what’s likely on your to-do list is visiting the architectural artworks designed by Antoni Gaudi. Well, you can now add another one of his buildings to a string of must see…

Kniterate digital machine can make anyone a clothing designer

BY: SHAWNTAE HARRIS  For the most part, clothing stores are one in the same. Most stores still only carry clothes in a range of sizes and styles that are advertised to fit the “average” size. So what happens to the…

This company turned a decrepit 1970s building into a green oasis that is sustainable and accessible

BY: CHARLOTTE LEFAVE Photos via WOHA. WOHA is a Singapore-based architectural organization that focuses heavily on environmentally-friendly practices. They pride themselves on concentrating on the integrity of nature, the intermingling of natural resources into the final result, and having a major reliance on…

Take a look inside New York City’s first net-zero energy public school

BY: CAROLINE ROLF Before you step foot in the front doors, it’s clear that this is not a typical place of learning. The roof, which is covered in hundreds of solar energy converting panels and the unique floor plan help the…

This design offers nature lovers a walk through the tree tops

BY: CAROLINE ROLF The design studio behind the bouncy castle of the future and other remarkable net-based structures show no signs of slowing down when it comes to allowing adults to play and explore space from unprecedented angles. Their latest…

How package designers are masters of manipulation

BY: NATHANIEL ASTUDILLO What if, as an artist, you got to have your work displayed around the world, only to have it all end up in a trash can? How much value can something disposable have? And why are Apple…

These alternative burial methods will use your body to heal the environment long after death

BY: CAROLINE ROLF  It’s never too early to start thinking about our death. If you practice the traditional Tibetan sky burial in which the deceased are carried to a remote location in the mountains where the body is left for…

These colourful taxis are changing the lives of design students in India

BY: STEFANIE PHILLIPS Within the commotion of a fast-paced everyday life, taxi rides feel like a small blimp on the radar. They are simply a means of functionality to get from one place to another. But what if they could…