20 Design Ideas That Can Take Your House To Another Level
Sep05

20 Design Ideas That Can Take Your House To Another Level

Steve Jobs once said, “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. It’s not what it looks like and feels like. The design is how it works.” A growing number of people want to turn their houses into unique places that will bring joy to their hearts and will be pleasing to the eye. The list below is a compilation of design ideas that combine both: a stunning appearance and a practical approach. We collected...

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People Can’t Believe This Apartment Is Only 22 Square Meters (236 Sq. ft) After Seeing These Pics
Jun04

People Can’t Believe This Apartment Is Only 22 Square Meters (236 Sq. ft) After Seeing These Pics

Urbanization is increasing rapidly, as more and more people flock to big cities from rural areas to find better opportunities for themselves. This is putting a lot of pressure on housing, and people are finding themselves cramped into ever-smaller spaces as prices go up. A Little Design, a design team from Taipei City in Taiwan, have come up with a brilliant example of maximizing space in a 22sq.m (236ft. sq) apartment. Taking their...

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25+ Funny Design Fails Show Why You Need A Designer
May28

25+ Funny Design Fails Show Why You Need A Designer

Designers deserve more credit than they sometimes get – they put up with a lot more nonsense from clients than we think, and they can prevent you from making regrettable design choices like the ones on this list. If you don’t want to end up looking foolish, a good designer is worth the money! If you have any design fails you’d like to add to this list, please add them! (H/T) 01. The Too Cool To Do Drugs Pencil source 02....

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30+ Epic Toy Design Fails That Are So Bad, It’s Hilarious
Jan17

30+ Epic Toy Design Fails That Are So Bad, It’s Hilarious

We’ve seen our share of crappy design, but store shelves are so abundant with them, there’s always more to poke fun at. For example, toys. They’re usually designed and made by adults, so you’d expect a considerable amount of consideration before manufacturing them, right? Well, not so much. A&D has collected some of the most questionable toys to prove that some designers have no clue what they’re...

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50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever
Sep28

50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever

Many things shape the face of a city: buildings, bridges, parks, sculptures… even benches! That’s right, this simple form of public furniture can also add more emotion to a particular site. A&D created this list of unusual bench designs to illustrate that creativity can transform busy streets into cozy communal living rooms. Whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, or waiting for your date, these benches will...

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50+ Cozy Balcony Decorating Ideas
Jun02

50+ Cozy Balcony Decorating Ideas

There’s no better place than a balcony to bring the outside into your apartment. Most European apartments are small and the balconies are even smaller, but it doesn’t have to feel claustrophobic. In fact, it can be very cozy indeed if you put some time into designing it properly. We here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of the coziest balconies we could find to give you all the inspiration you need to renovate or redecorate your...

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Architecture Rings Let You Wear Your Beloved Cities Wherever You Go
Apr18

Architecture Rings Let You Wear Your Beloved Cities Wherever You Go

Imagine moving your family to a new city every few years. This is what Siberian goldsmith Ola Shekhtman does on a regular basis in order to familiarize herself with a new urban center. Trained in St. Petersburg, she takes the iconic elements of cities like London, Paris, and New York, and turns them into beautiful rings. While she was training, Shekhtman did everything by hand, in the manner of the old masters. This means that she...

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How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard
Apr03

How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard

30-year-old Ashley Yeates is not a hobbit. The Bedford, England, is a design and construction expert that’s much too big to be a hobbit, although rumor has it his feet might be just as hairy–but despite these shortcomings, he decided to build a “hobbit hole” in his garden, a project that took almost a year to complete. After a tree died in the yard, he decided a hole was just the thing to take its place! Many readers have commented...

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12 Examples Of Urban Design Which Ought To Be In Every City
Mar24

12 Examples Of Urban Design Which Ought To Be In Every City

When designers are called upon to make a public space more comfortable, useful or rational — that is, when designers serve people — it can sometimes lead to fantastic results. We hope they’ll never run out of ideas, and will continue to make the world a more wonderful place in which to live. A&D has put together 12 examples of urban design which it would be cool to see in every city. The public bench which is also a flower bed...

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25+ Of The Coolest New Buildings On The Planet
Sep06

25+ Of The Coolest New Buildings On The Planet

World Architecture Festival Built in 2013, this wedding chapel on the grounds of a Japanese resort is nominated in the religious buildings category. The World Architecture Festival — held this year in Singapore — won’t name 2015’s Building of the Year until November, but the nominations are officially in. With 338 buildings in the running, we combed through the contenders and made our own shortlist. From a ribbon-inspired...

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