North Bondi Residence

North Bondi Residence

We're all for shipping container houses, but there's something to be said for a similarly geometric style built with a more traditional architectural setup. Enter the North Bondi Residence from Australian firm CplusC and you'll see exactly what we're talking about. Named for its ...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

Rose House

Rose House

Sergey Makhno Architects Rose House is a private residence situated in the Ukrainian mountains with 160 square meters of space and an architectural profile that’s probably best described as gorgeously spartan. The guesthouse is built out of concrete, weathering steel and g...

This Writer's Cabin Has Folding Walls

This Writer's Cabin Has Folding Walls

If you're looking for a secluded cabin to finish the next great American novel or just relax over a long weekend, you won't find much better than the False Bay Writer's Cabin. Designed by internationally renowned firm Olson Kundig—the same firm responsible for the Cabin at Long...

WIN THIS: A Case of Heady Topper

WIN THIS: A Case of Heady Topper

There are select beers that carry with them a certain mystique. These are beers that have launched road trips, online trading forums, and shady second-hand websites. The most legendary in this revered clan is Heady Topper, the Double IPA brewed by The Alchemist in Vermont. It was once the highest rated beer in the world and remains the bucket list brew for any beer lover. How can you get your hands on some? Well, you could make the trek to Vermont and pick up an allocation from The Alchemist or one of the select shops that have cans, or you could win this contest, because we’re giving away a whole freakin’ case. All you have to do is sign up for Hoppist, our new beer-related email newsletter. Every Friday, we’ll send you interesting news and stories from the world of beer, hot releases, and more. If you enjoy beer, it’s a win-win. Simply sign up before 5/29/17 to be entered. This contest is open to U.S. residents only who are 21+.

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Mini Concrete Homes

Mini Concrete Homes

Material Immaterial is a design shop out of Mumbai, India, that explores the possibilities of what can be created with bare materials in different forms. Their Miniature Concrete Homes are the perfect examples of their design and construction processes and, just as importantly, w...

This Croatian Lodge Lights up Like a Lantern

This Croatian Lodge Lights up Like a Lantern

Situated in the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar in Croatia you'll find a lodge with sweeping views of the surroundings that lights up like a lantern at night. Designed by Croatian architect Tomislav Soldo, the Gorski Kotar lodge was built with only three functional elements of...

Marlboro Music School and Festival Cedar Cottages

Marlboro Music School and Festival Cedar Cottages

For seven weeks a year, on a campus in the scenic Green Mountains, the Marlboro Music School and Festival plays host to world-renowned and budding classical musicians. In order to have proper accommodations for artists like Yo Yo Ma, Jonathan Biss and Murray Perahia, the festival...

A House Designed for a Photographer

A House Designed for a Photographer

The French firm Studio Razavi Architecture, founded by registered architect Alireza Razavi, recently completed work on a studio and house for a photographer in the seaside resort town of Loctudy, France. Built for a photographer looking for a space that could pull double duty as ...

Kasita Is the Micro-House You Can Move Anywhere

Kasita Is the Micro-House You Can Move Anywhere

Kasita is a newer, Austin-based startup that wants you to completely rethink the way you look at housing. If everything else you do is mobile, why shouldn't your housing be, too? That's why Kasita is micro-housing on the go. Call it a combination of a tiny house and a POD storage...

Cabin at Longbranch

Cabin at Longbranch

Deep in an ancient forest located on Puget Sound you'll find the Cabin at Longbranch, a project that has evolved considerably over the course of almost half a century and multiple remodels. Originally built by 18-year-old Jim Olson as a 14-square-foot bunk house in 1959, the Cabi...

Gritty Urban Architecture Miniatures

Gritty Urban Architecture Miniatures

Joshua Smith is an Australian-based artist with an almost two decades long career in miniatures and stencils that have been part of over 100 exhibitions all over the world. Using everything from wood and cardboard to chalk pastels and spray paint, Smith creates 1:20 scale miniatu...

Bon Vivant Boathouse

Bon Vivant Boathouse

Built as an extension of the Bon Vivant house in the Mosman, New South Wales area of Sydney, this is a boathouse we'd live in full time. The project was a collaboration between Sarah Davison Interior Design and architect John Bohane based on a client brief: "design a home which m...