Architecture

Hungarian creative collective Batlab Architects has recently refurbished this 110-square-meter apartment in Budapest which can be divided if necessary, ideally into 3 separate studio flats. In the end the result was an “L” shaped plan where the entrance positioned in the flat’s center of gravity made it possible to create a large entrance hall

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Architecture

Following Hong Kong and New York, the very first Street Art Restaurant, De Bajes, opened its ‘prison gates’ on Amsterdam’s Rembrandtplein. Some of the world’s most renowned street artists have turned the imposing walls into their canvasses: The London Police, D*Face, Ben Eine and Laser 3.14 were temporarily incarcerated at

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Technology

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus has teamed up with Fornasetti to create a strong and graphic selection of garments. These exclusive pieces were presented for the first time in Paris during the Spring-Summer 2017 Comme des Garçons Homme Plus show ‘Naked King’. This collaboration features tailcoat jackets enhanced by some genuine

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Cool Gifts

Everyone who is a daily commuter using the train or bus knows how important privacy is. Especially when using your iPhone, who knows what peering eyes will see that scandalous image in your group chat. Well the Peek Screen 2.0 solves that problem of iPhone screen privacy. By only making the

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Technology

Sam Jacob Studio has completed the refurbishment of the DKUK gallery in south-east London. The tiny venue is run by artist and hairdresser Daniel Kelly and serves as both an art gallery and a hair salon, so now customers stare at artworks rather than their reflections while they get a trim. “Usually the

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Architecture

Spanish studio Lucas y Hernández-Gil has refurbished a 190 smq apartment set inside a 19th-century building in Madrid, that features a series of balconies that overlook the close Retiro Park. Conceived for a couple and their four young children, the aim of the renovation project was to take advantage of these park

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Architecture

Dutch architects Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman designed this skinny house in Rotterdam for themselves, showing how forgotten empty spaces in the city can be used. Each city has neglected spaces that can be upgraded to complete the urban fabric, while creating possibilities for new forms of urban living for

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Architecture

Dutch practice Office Winhov has converted the former Kas Bank building in Amsterdam into a five-star W hotel. The building, originally designed by F.W.M. Poggenbeek in 1908, follows the classical typology of bank buildings with vaults on the ground floor and basement, a monumental bank hall on the first floor and

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Architecture

Israeli firm RUST architects has recently designed a small 53 sqm apartment in an International Style building in the heart of Tel-Aviv, which is a part of the White City World Heritage Site. Built 85 years ago, the building is characterized by small apartments with high ceilings and wide strip windows. The owners, a

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Technology

Inspired by land-speed record bikes on the Bonneville Salt Flats, the BMW Alpha is the result of a collaboration between the Turkish designer Doruk Mehmet Erdem and American machinist Mark Atkinson. “Great white sharks have always been an inspiration to me,” said Erdem. “So I decided to mimic their anatomy

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