This Tiny House Has a Giant Amplifier

This Tiny House Has a Giant Amplifier

When electric violinist Asha Mevlana applied to be on Tiny House Nation we're willing to bet she had no idea the final project would be like the "Amplified" Tiny House with a giant amplifier built into one of the buildings. Mevlana, who has worked with everyone from Mary J. Blige...

Tayroc Minimal Watches

Tayroc Minimal Watches

It may sound oxymoronic, but simple design is difficult to do. To really nail a minimal, contemporary vibe, you need a keen eye for style. For an example of it done right, check out the watches from Tayroc. The brand crafts timepieces devoid of flashy and unnecessary accoutrements. Clean, solid colored faces are accented by slim markings and slender hands, and small pops of color add a bit of flare to often monochrome colorways. Whether you prefer the look of a supple leather band or a stainless mesh strap, there’s a Tayroc watch ready for your wrist. If you’re on the hunt for a great-looking timepiece that doesn’t scream for attention like a whiny child, we’d recommend taking a look at this collection. 

This Autonomous House Is Zombie Proof

This Autonomous House Is Zombie Proof

Ukrainian startup PassivDom (Passive House Ukraine) has developed a line of autonomous, self-learning, mobile houses using 3D-printing techniques and advanced materials. Dubbed modulOne, each of the autonomous houses is designed and built to be fully functional off grid with sola...

DROP Box Modular Hotel Suite

DROP Box Modular Hotel Suite

Developed by Spanish firm In-Tenta Design, the DROP Box Modular Hotel Suite allows you all the comforts of a luxury stay in a resort wherever you want to put it. Part of their DROP microarchitecture collection, the sustainable and transportable DROP Box can be installed practical...

Chamberlain Cottage

Chamberlain Cottage

Iconic architects and designers Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius formed a partnership in the late 1930s that would go on to influence architecture internationally. Their 1940 collaboration to "create a structure that would seamlessly unite nature with modern design" resulted in t...

Mirage Mirror Home

Mirage Mirror Home

Doug Aitken is a renowned artist who's been featured everywhere from MoMA to the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris for his genre-bending work. For his latest masterpiece, Doug Aitken built a mirror-clad mirage in Coachella Valley. Mirage, as he calls it, is a ranch-style subu...

Kubota Architect Atelier FU House

Kubota Architect Atelier FU House

Kubota Architect Atelier is a Japanese firm that's been architectural marvels for almost three decades. The Kubota Architect Atelier FU House in the Japanese city of Shunan seamlessly blends modern geometric design and exposed concrete to create a living space that's magazine wor...

Residence VDB Has Its Own Underground Lair

Residence VDB Has Its Own Underground Lair

On the short of Belgium's Leie river you'll find Residence VDB, an opulent, absurd and downright breathtaking mansion that would be at home on the cover of any established architecture magazine while still being crazy enough to be featured on MTV Cribs. Designed by Govaert &...

Hariri & Hariri Cape Cod Beach House

Hariri & Hariri Cape Cod Beach House

In the thin strip of low-rise buildings at the curved tip of Cape Cod you'll find Provincetown, which has a landscape featuring this absolutely stunning Hariri & Hariri Cape Cod Beach House. Designed by Iranian-born, Cornell-educated sisters Gisue and Mojgan Hariri, this 2400...

Houses Made from Whisky Vats

Houses Made from Whisky Vats

Whisky has been responsible for plenty of questionable decisions over the years, but turning the vats it ages in into building materials seems like a great idea. Originally conceived of for the Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland by an American, Roger Douda, with four decades of conn...

8 Movie Houses We Want to Live In

8 Movie Houses We Want to Live In

Part of what makes films so magical is the understanding that, if for only a few hours, the audience will be taken to a world unlike their own. Moviegoers forget about their overpriced one-bedroom apartments, desk jobs, boring fuel-efficient cars, and all the other headaches of t...

Shepard Fairey's Los Angeles Home Is for Sale

Shepard Fairey's Los Angeles Home Is for Sale

Notebooks. iPhone cases. Limited Edition Hennessy. The entire OBEY brand. The Obama Hope portrait. Artist and activist Shepard Fairey has left a mark on culture as a whole that cannot be ignored. Some of the spoils from all that hard work are going to be available for one of us w...

The Volcano House

The Volcano House

You'd expect a home with a $650,000 price tag to have more than two bedrooms—unless it was located in the heart of Manhattan, in which case it might be a steal. And located in the middle of everything, The Volcano House is not. Besides being situated in the Mojave Desert, the ...