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Architect team designs modular-home building blocks for multiple terrains

Architect team designs modular-home building blocks for multiple terrains In the never-ending effort to create small-scale homes that are simple to build but offer compact and comfortable living, a team of architects and engineers has designed a new, modular-home prototype.Capable of expanding vertically as well as horizontally, the housing system is designed to work in a variety of climates and locations.

Sky pool in Houston lets you fly and swim at the same time

Sky pool in Houston lets you fly and swim at the same time Real estate developers use a lot of clever techniques to sell apartments, but this is a new one: stomach-churning fear, with a splash of luxury.Situated 40 stories above the city of Houston, with a glass bottom view of the street below, the sky pool at the Market Square Tower probably seemed like a good idea when the developers of this high rise came up with it.

The architects at Cover can design your pre-fab home in 3 days for $250

The architects at Cover can design your pre-fab home in 3 days for $250 The company’s work comes in at a time of abundance for prefab home builds, ranging from stackable shipping container homes to igloos.But the architects at Cover are convinced their approach is different from any other prefab, design-build, or engineering model that has ever existed.

‘Yours, Mine, or Ours’ star Taylor Spellman says apps simplify interior design

‘Yours, Mine, or Ours’ star Taylor Spellman says apps simplify interior design There’s both a free and paid version of Home Design 3D (iOS, Android), both of which let you see 2D and 3D renderings of floor plans.“I love this app, as it really gives the user the opportunity to create the visual of their wildest design dreams,” Spellman told Digital Trends.

CorelDraw A.I. tool makes sketching on touchscreens feel like pen on paper

CorelDraw A.I. tool makes sketching on touchscreens feel like pen on paper Computer-based design has been a mathematical art of arranging points to create vector shapes, but artificial intelligence is turning design back to paper and pen.Called the “industry’s first artificial intelligence-based vector drawing experience,” LiveSketch is part of Corel’s rebranding of Graphics Suite X8.

U.K. designer Tom Dixon designs a customized Moto Guzzi motorcycle

U.K. designer Tom Dixon designs a customized Moto Guzzi motorcycle When a long-time motorcycle owner who’s also a top international designer decides it’s time for a new bike, you can count on a unique result.Tom Dixon’s “Tomoto” just finished its turn on display in U.

Check out the launch design of that crazy 16-lens camera

Check out the launch design of that crazy 16-lens camera Images showing the final design of the crazy 16-lens camera from Silicon Valley-based Light have emerged ahead of the device’s July shipping date.What is expected to be the launch design shows a few subtle changes in the L16’s appearance, as noted by Light Rumors.

This is what it looks like when the Apple Store’s architects build a house

This is what it looks like when the Apple Store’s architects build a house As BCJ notes on its website, the home was actually designed completely around an existing Japanese maple tree.This single plant served as a source of inspiration and signified the “relationship shared between residence and site.

The best Bluetooth headsets you can buy

The best Bluetooth headsets you can buy There are a ton of things to consider when buying a Bluetooth headset, however, such as battery life and audio quality.Why should you buy this: With an excellent battery life, great design, and top audio quality, this is the Bluetooth headset to beat.

The Mellow combines form and function as a Bluetooth speaker built into a table

The Mellow combines form and function as a Bluetooth speaker built into a table Meet Mellow, a speaker that is also a table, and a very attractive one at that.Designed as a tripod table, the Mellow promises a stunning and timeless look that ought to complement just about any home decor.

‘Flinthook’ is a swashbuckling good time

‘Flinthook’ is a swashbuckling good time Montreal-based Tribute Games did just that when we tried out their Flinthook at E3 last year, and spending a few weeks with it has only confirmed that this is the real deal.Using those abilities in concert is a demanding, swashbuckling ballet that would be maddening if the controls weren’t so immaculately tuned.

Shoetopia is a 3D-printed, biodegradable shoe design prototype

Shoetopia is a 3D-printed, biodegradable shoe design prototype The idea is that 3D-printed shoes could be an affordable way to manufacture customized shoes quickly.And two design students have already designed a prototype, 3D-printed shoe made of eco-friendly materials.

These gloriously impractical VR goggles are the next Google Glass

These gloriously impractical VR goggles are the next Google Glass What if, alongside the monocles, pocket watches, and snuffboxes of proper gentlemen of the time, there existed, somehow, a fancy pants VR headset.You may officially turn your imagination off, because we found those VR goggles, and they are gloriously impractical yet compelling in their own hipster-using-a-vacuum-tube-phonograph way.

Kylie Jenner uses this whitening kit. But does it actually work?

Kylie Jenner uses this whitening kit. But does it actually work? This is the HiSmile Whitening Kit.It's basically a teeth whitening system designed for millennials.

Boat International’s ‘Futureyachts’ looks to the future of superyacht concepts

Boat International’s ‘Futureyachts’ looks to the future of superyacht concepts Futureyachts is available on Boat International’s website here.Casali told Boat International the Tomahawk is a “yacht inside a ship.

Think superyachts are impressive now? Check out these futuristic concepts

Think superyachts are impressive now? Check out these futuristic concepts The lower deck features a wellness suite with a sauna, steam room, beauty treatment room, a massage room, and a gym.Public areas include a combination saloon and dining room, a full-beam upper lounge and bar, steam room, massage room, beach club, and an indoor/outdoor gym.