Why do some designers put out the best products at the worst prices?

Why do so many designers, who seem to be the best at everything, seem to spend so much of their time producing mediocre products at ridiculous prices?This is a question that has been bothering me for years.In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the subject of "design price" by many designers.I don't think that this topic is particularly new.In fact, there is a lot of evidence that...

How to build a custom house for your own apartment in an interiors-free neighborhood

An interiors apartment, a kind of townhome, can look just about anywhere.It's a lot like a single-family home, with a lot of space between rooms and lots of storage.You can buy and rent an apartment for $1,000 or more in most markets, depending on the city in which you live.If you want to be more selective about where you live, you can buy your own studio apartment in a larger city like Los...

Inside the interior of a $2 billion office tower

Inside a $1 billion office building that is expected to serve as a major hub for the city's future urban development.Aerial shots of the building, located in the heart of downtown, show a vast complex that stretches from the roof of a high-rise building across the street, through a maze of glass and steel columns and up to the top of a skyscraper, with an office and retail space that sits above...

London, London, and the City

When I saw London's London Bridge I was immediately reminded of the London of old.Its architecture has always been a reminder of a city that is so big and so much more than the sum of its parts.But now, with the opening of the National Gallery of Art, London is finally starting to be seen as a city worth living in, not just a destination.London's cityscape has changed a lot over the last few...

What to know about the 2017 National Interior Architecture Competition

On Saturday, National Interior Architects (NIA) announced its 2017 inaugural exhibition in New York City.The competition is a major event for architects and the architectural profession, which will feature a series of international submissions from around the world, as well as a special exhibition curated by NIA's founder, Nino Carbonelli.The 2017 exhibition will be hosted at The Grand Hotel at...

Chinese Interior Architecture: A Journey Into China’s Surreal Past

Chinese interior architecture is perhaps the most fascinating part of Chinese culture, and this is partly due to the fact that, like all Chinese culture of the past, its origins are hidden. For decades, it was thought that the first Chinese architects were the artists of the Tang dynasty, a period from 1344-1911, when China became the largest country in the world.It was the Tang Dynasty that...

How to build a modern modern Egyptian interior

A new study published in Architectural Interiors reveals how to build modern Egyptian homes using the latest in technology.The research, conducted by the University of Birmingham and London-based architecture firm, shows how modernist architecture can be achieved using modern materials, methods and materials, while also remaining environmentally sustainable.The study shows how to integrate modern...

‘This is the worst place I’ve ever been’: How a new home in San Francisco is turning into a ghost town

The new home I bought in San Franciscos historic Mission district is the perfect setting for a ghost story.It has a gorgeous view and the most beautiful home I've had in years.I even found a new pet!And then the story ends.It's been four years since I moved into my new home.I was looking forward to the spring and summer, enjoying the warm, sunny air and sunshine.But then the weather turned cold...