Dornob | Design Ideas Daily

Dornob | Design Ideas Daily

Floating on Air: Home’s Transparent First Floor Creates a Cool Illusion

Posted: 24 Nov 2016 02:00 PM PST

From afar, the dramatic black silhouette of this modern residence looks like a mountain range that has lifted up off the grassy plains of Suffolk, England to hover in the sky. Its upper volumes appear entirely disconnected from the earth for an effect that's the opposite of 'grounded,' seeming to magnetically levitate above the surface rather than taking shelter within its solidity. Read more…

Ding! The Doorbell of the Future, Today

Posted: 24 Nov 2016 06:00 AM PST

Webster's dictionary defines "doorbell" this way: "a bell inside a house or building that is rung usually by pushing a button beside an outside door." How quaint. Now the doorbell has gone all smart. Take Ding, for example. Ding is a doorbell that looks sleek and stylish but has more, er, bells and whistles under its charming exterior. Read more…

What Is Missing From the Perfect Life? A Heavy Duty Tree Tent!

Posted: 23 Nov 2016 02:00 PM PST

Owning your personal, purpose-built tree tent may not have been top of your lifetime achievement bucket list, but let's face it — it seems pretty cool! For that matter, owning your own tree (or trees) is pretty amazing, so if you are in that lucky position, then why not go for it and position a spherical Tree Tent within its branches? You can buy one for around £8k, plus labor costs, and this is serious stuff. Read more…

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