Perfectly Preserved 1950s Home Is A Living Time Capsule

Now you can own a little piece of the past. This gorgeous Toronto home is being sold by its 96-year-old owners, who have had this house in their possession for 72 years. And they certainly decorated the heck out of it. The house looks like it was put in a bubble during the 1950s and 1960s—so great. So, so, so great.… » 4/10/14 3:30pm 4/10/14 3:30pm

Grand Steampunk Homes and Businesses Straight from the Alternate Past

While some fans of the steampunk aesthetic might reflect their love of brass and steam with their clothing, accessories, or a few well chosen household items, others take the look a bit farther, redesigning entire home, office, and business interiors to look like something from a nonexistent version of the Victorian… » 4/21/13 1:00pm 4/21/13 1:00pm

How The Post-Paper Future Will Mutate Interior Design

This season Amazon sold more e-books for the Kindle than paper books. Couple that stat with magazine publishers announcing an upcoming mag tablet and you're headed to a paper-free home. What happens to interior design after bookshelves are obsolete? » 12/28/09 8:40am 12/28/09 8:40am

I Cannot Navigate Your Building's User Interface

User interfaces for computers are modeled after familiar places like offices and houses (hence "folders" and "windows"). But in this design project, called Signterior, architect Nobuhiro Nakamura uses a computer-like interface to help people to navigate a large Shanghai office and shopping structure. I often think this is… » 8/26/08 7:00am 8/26/08 7:00am