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Sunclipse by ABC Carpet & Home: The new winter 2015 collection of silk rugs woven in India focuses on a subdued chaos of colors

Sunclipse by ABC Carpet & Home

To fully exhibit the multidimensional beauty of their new Sunclipse silk rugs—a collection inspired by the “convergence of the sun and the horizon”—ABC Carpet & Home placed the rugs and runners in the historic Fort Totten for an advertising campaign……

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How to light up your home with the Internet of Things

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Want to know how to design for the Internet of Things? Well, you’ll find all the info you need in this article – but if there’s one thing better than theory it’s practice. If if you want to start getting hands on with the new world of the web, I’d recommend the Phillips Hue Lighting system: quite possibly one of the coolest gadgets I own.




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Uganda’s Rose & Fitzgerald Design Studio: Home goods and jewelry crafted from native materials by local artisans

Uganda's Rose & Fitzgerald Design Studio

We were first introduced to Uganda-based houseware and jewelry design team Rose & Fitzgerald through their collaborative project with socially conscious design house The Citizenry. Delving deeper into their work, we discovered an array of beautiful……

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Officine Mermaid’s Custom Ducati Scrambler: The Milan-based shop reimagines the already capable bike as a badass off-road machine at home on any terrain

Officine Mermaid's Custom Ducati Scrambler

Though it opened in 2009, we first stumbled upon Officine Mermaid in 2013 while exploring Milan between appointments during Design Week. Located in the Motoquartiere—an intersection of streets lined with motorcycle part shops, vintage clothing stores……

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HTC gets involved in e-sports, foreshadowing move into home entertainment

HTC doesn’t want to be known as just a smartphone maker anymore, and one of its first moves to update its brand image in 2015 has been to sponsor three prominent e-sports teams. Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Team SoloMid have all warmly welcomed HTC into the realm of e-sports, promising to produce “a top-notch video series with players” from each team and HTC’s support. There’ll be giveaways as well, giving e-sport fans “opportunities to snag some amazing new HTC devices.”

Notably, the Team Liquid announcement names Walter Wang and Thomas Chen as E-sports Project Managers at HTC, underlining the importance the Taiwanese tech company is placing on this venture. HTC’s sponsored teams compete in various games, including Counter Strike: Global…

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Piper’s home security camera can now see in the dark

Piper is one of the newer home monitoring cameras in a category that’s still trying to figure out what it is. Once the solution for checking in on dogs and babies, these small cameras have evolved into something of an ad-hoc security system for a small home or an apartment, offering things like motion detectors, live video with cloud recordings, and a siren to scare away would-be thieves.

But one of Piper’s shortcomings has been a lack of night vision, a standard feature among cameras in its class. This meant that if you wanted to use Piper in your house at night, you were mostly out of luck, short of spending time and money hooking up your home’s lights to its built-in motion sensor.

That’s been remedied with the Piper NV, a new night…

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Pro tips for working from home

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In June 2014, new right to flexible working laws were introduced in the UK, declaring that all employees – who have worked for the same employer for at least 26 weeks – are eligible to request flexible working, including the option of working from home. In fact, most recent figures now show that around 14 per cent of people in employment are working from home, highlighting the idea that it’s increasingly becoming a viable and attractive alternative for businesses.




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Home London Trade Show Highlights: From bikes to minimal lamps to cosmic-themed dinnerware, our picks from the impressive design fair

Home London Trade Show Highlights


At the most recent edition of London’s Home trade show, held in the beautiful Victorian Olympia exhibition space earlier this week, a huge number of designers and brands gathered to showcase their latest products to buyers and press. The fair offers……

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Hélène Binet Captures a Hidden Architectural Gem in Cyprus: The Swiss photographer explores the untouched family home of modernist designer Neoptolemos Michaelides

Hélène Binet Captures a Hidden Architectural Gem in Cyprus

The modernist work of the late Cypriot architect Neoptolemos Michaelides fuses Brutalism, ancient architecture and the leisure of Mediterranean living. Michaelides studied under great architects like Gio Ponti and Bruno Zevi in the 1940s, but his……

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Rare, Obscure and Framed: Re-Issue Posters: Sourced from design archives and museums around the world, diverse and brilliant prints for the home or office

Rare, Obscure and Framed: Re-Issue Posters

Mass-produced prints add as much to a space as a tiny sprig of parsley atop an entree—sure it adds some color, but it’s far from memorable or meaningful. Ditch the cookie-cutter dorm room pop-art prints in favor of something truly unique from Re……

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