Architecture
5 Apr
Gestaltan chronicles Scandinavia's distinctive sustainable design

Northern Delights, a new book from Gestalten, features living spaces and interior product designs from Scandinavia’s most forward thinking design avatars with a focus on sustainability. Referencing iconic designs and working with guest editor Emma Fexeus, a long reigning authority on sustainable design (she’s been in the top ten of  The Times‘, The Guardian‘s and The Telegraph‘s design blog list for […]


21 Feb
Gestalten's Cabins, Cocoons & Hide-Outs lost in nature

Do you ever wish you could plant some magic beans and climb up the enchanted stalk to some remote and safe paradise in the sky (one not inhabited by hungry giants?) Rock the Shack, a new book from Gestalten, explores the architecture of such urges labeling them Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-Outs. Over a span of 240 full […]


4 Dec
Taschen's artistic book tour of the world's best tree houses

For the almost any kid with a spine, having a tree house was the ultimate childhood fantasy. This birth of intrigue for these air-suspended dwellings dates back to ancient civilization, as the tree house’s lore can be chronicled throughout history in every part of the world where trees grew. Whether to keep shelter, or to see the world […]


16 Nov
The beautiful & conceptual game changers of fashion

TASCHEN is gearing up to release individual books on influential fashion moguls Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo.  With designs that explore his adoration for women and the female form, Yohji Yamamoto set about creating anti-fashion through fashion. His designs are both intellectual and utilitarian. The book Yohji Yamamaoto features 30 years of the influence his […]


19 Jul
Futuristic nautical creation for art dealer Kenny Schachter

World renowned architect/designer Zaha Hadid has been commissioned by London-based art dealer and writer Kenny Schachter to design a boat as part of his Rove projects, also home to the Z-Car which is another collaborative project between the power duo. Measuring at 8 meters (~26ft), the asymmetric, carbon fibre and fiberglass speedboat will be offered […]


11 Jul
Taschen's 2 volume set captures 100 intricate & enticing interiors

TASCHEN has taken it upon themselves the horrible chore of traveling around the world — North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia — to photograph 100 home interiors representing a variety of contemporary styles for this TASCHEN 25 Edition 100 Interiors Around the World book. Interior decorations give a dwelling and its inhabitants […]


12 Jun
It blows up in less than a minute... so you won't have to

We’d be lying if we said pitching a tent was a easy task: the poles are pesky and non complacent, you have to step all over the tent to secure it to said poles, and by the time it’s up (an hour later) you despise the whole thing. To cure these ills, Heimplanet has created […]


26 Jan
Taschen's comprehensive exploration of architecture today

Comprehensively detailing exciting complete and under-construction projects around the world, Architecture Now! 8 is an amazing resource for contemporary architecture. The hardcover book covers a wide array of geographic locations including the jungle, the modern city and the desert. These interesting building projects are discussed thoroughly, and celebrate the architects whose ingenuity created the unique […]