Matthew Bell

These 6 Historic Clock Towers in Europe Will Inspire You to Go Analog
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These 6 Historic Clock Towers in Europe Will Inspire You to Go Analog

From ancient sundials to pocket watches to iPhones, timekeeping devices have been integral parts of our...

June 07,2024 by Matthew Bell
Bright Ideas
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Bright Ideas

Osiris Large Reflector Chandelier by Thomas O’brien for visual comfort; $2,730. circalightingomkrona...

May 28,2024 by Matthew Bell
4 Gorgeous Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
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4 Gorgeous Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

When it comes to the front yard, a manicured lawn isn’t the only way to go. In fact, grass may be yo...

May 18,2024 by Matthew Bell
Watch This Yves Béhar–Designed Robotic Home Rearrange Your Furniture
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Watch This Yves Béhar–Designed Robotic Home Rearrange Your Furniture

Intelligent robotic system Ori can rearrange furniture to change a single space for multiple functions...

May 08,2024 by Matthew Bell
Here's How Cards Against Humanity Is Making It Hard for Trump to Build a Wall
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Here's How Cards Against Humanity Is Making It Hard for Trump to Build a Wall

Anyone who has played the game Cards Against Humanity knows it's a politically incorrect few hours of...

April 28,2024 by Matthew Bell
5 Must-Try Gin Bars with Incredible Design
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5 Must-Try Gin Bars with Incredible Design

Gin is a spirit with a complicated history. As Richard Barnett recounts in The Book of Gin , what was...

April 18,2024 by Matthew Bell
Union Station Returns to Its Former Glory
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Union Station Returns to Its Former Glory

For four years travelers passing through Washington, D.C.’s Union Station have been greeted with sca...

April 08,2024 by Matthew Bell
These Are the Best Tall Buildings of 2016
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These Are the Best Tall Buildings of 2016

Earlier this week, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)—an international organiza...

March 29,2024 by Matthew Bell
The AIA’s 9 Most Innovative Small Structures Around the World
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The AIA’s 9 Most Innovative Small Structures Around the World

This week, the American Institute of Architects announced the nine recipients of its AIA Small Project...

March 19,2024 by Matthew Bell
Why Rem Koolhaas's Exhibition at the Guggenheim Will Be So Exciting
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Why Rem Koolhaas's Exhibition at the Guggenheim Will Be So Exciting

Even an architect as fixated on urban design as Rem Koolhaas needs to get out of the city every now and...

March 09,2024 by Matthew Bell
2018 AD100: Piet Oudolf
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2018 AD100: Piet Oudolf

When it comes to Piet Oudolf, the hospitality world’s loss is gardening’s gain. “I come from a famil...

February 28,2024 by Matthew Bell
Zaha Hadid’s First Skyscraper in Australia Is Approved
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Zaha Hadid’s First Skyscraper in Australia Is Approved

Melbourne, the second-largest city in Australia, will now showcase a piece of Zaha Hadid ’s artistic...

December 30,2023 by Matthew Bell
2018 AD100: Mario Buatta
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2018 AD100: Mario Buatta

Philosophy: Hailed for decades as the Prince of Chintz, Mario Buatta conjures resoundingly cheerful Anglo...

November 10,2023 by Matthew Bell
2018 AD100: Deborah Berke Partners
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2018 AD100: Deborah Berke Partners

Aim: To bring a human-centered approach to the designing of space. Projects: Performance Space 122...

October 01,2023 by Matthew Bell
Buses Are Being Fueled by Coffee Grounds in London
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Buses Are Being Fueled by Coffee Grounds in London

Imagine the following scenario: You're on the bus to work, drinking your morning cup of coffee and the...

August 12,2023 by Matthew Bell
The World’s Tallest Free-Fall Ride Could Be Coming to the Top of New York’s Penn Station
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The World’s Tallest Free-Fall Ride Could Be Coming to the Top of New York’s Penn Station

Historically, most of the action at Penn Station has taken place on subterranean levels, but that ma...

June 23,2023 by Matthew Bell
How to Arrange Seating for an Outdoor Space
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How to Arrange Seating for an Outdoor Space

Whether you’re hosting large cocktail parties or casual midweek family meals, a smart seating plan i...

May 04,2023 by Matthew Bell
Tour This Concept Superyacht That Is the Size of a Football Field
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Tour This Concept Superyacht That Is the Size of a Football Field

Some superyachts include helipads , or infinity pools , or even gardens , but rarely does one vessel...

March 15,2023 by Matthew Bell
Discover 6 of India’s Incredible Stepwells
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Discover 6 of India’s Incredible Stepwells

The massive subterranean structures known as stepwells first appeared in India as early as the third...

January 14,2023 by Matthew Bell
Tour a Stately Georgian Townhouse in London Remade into an Architectural Marvel
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Tour a Stately Georgian Townhouse in London Remade into an Architectural Marvel

“This was the last piece of the jigsaw,” says Mike Tonkin, from the sunroom of his London townhouse’...

December 05,2022 by Matthew Bell