"Workspaces are white, passages are black" at Post-'s self-designed architecture studio

By Jessica Mairs

Workspaces are differentiated from circulation space by sections of contrasting monochrome paintwork in this Perth studio designed and occupied by Australian firm Post- (+ slideshow). (more…)

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Dezeen Guide update: November 2014

By Dan Howarth

Dezeen Guide update, Seoul

Dezeen Guide: things might be winding down towards the end of the year, but there are still design events opening in Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro and Seoul (pictured) this month. (more…)

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Filipe Pina + Maria Inês Costa add concrete extension to stone house in Portugal

By Jessica Mairs

A glass-fronted stairwell joins a craggy stone building to its new concrete extension at this Portuguese house by Filipe Pina + Maria Inês Costa (+ slideshow). (more…)

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10 Haunted Houses You Can Buy Right Now — Design News

Are you part of the 62% of Americans who would buy a place with a spooky past? Curbed rounded up ten frighteningly haunted homes around the country that are currently for sale.

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Rebecca's Floor Plan: Nailing the Layout — LIVEBLOOGING THE STYLE CURE

Drawing up a proper to-scale 3D floor plan was a revelation. My usual method is to drag furniture around the room shouting things like, “Yes, it’ll definitely fit there! It will! It’s going to look amazing! Okay, so it’s bit tight, what about over there…?” Until everything has found a home and I have discovered new arm muscles I didn’t know existed.

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How To Make a Candle Out of a Pumpkin — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? How To Make a Candle Out of a Pumpkin

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Better Organization for My Small, Double-Doored Closet? — Good Questions

Q: I live in a small apartment with a double folding door closet that is pretty big. I’m a male with the usual materials: T-shirts, dress shirts, jeans, underwear, socks, a few suits, etc. I’m trying to figure out how to organize my closet so it doesn’t always look like a bomb went off.

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New Pinterest board: architecture for death

By Ross Bryant

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Before heading out in your spooky costume, check out our selection of Halloween treats including the best cemetery, mausoleum and crematorium architecture from the pages of Dezeen.

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This Smart Suitcase Addresses the Annoyances of Air Travel — Design News

Ever lost a bag, fought over an airport charger, or had to pay an overage fee? Of course you have. Bluesmart is a smart suitcase that helps you avoid these common travel pitfalls. Having vastly exceeded their Indiegogo goal already, the case has charging features, a built-in scale, and location trackers that connect to your phone.

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A Halloween Playlist For Grownups

As much as I love the classics, there’s a ton of fantastically-creepy music out there that has nothing to do with British werewolves, thriller nights, or witch-ay women…

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