December 12, 2017
airbnb, technology, virtual and augmented reality
if photos just aren’t enough when choosing the listing to best suit your weekend getaway, you and your travel companion(s) could organise a speedy viewing with the help of virtual reality.
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December 8, 2017
airbnb, all, design, Design Miami, design miami/ 2017, Florida, Installations, Miami, Miami Beach, Muller Van Severen, USA
At Design Miami this week, Fien Muller and Hannes Van Severen have created an exact replica of the living room at their home in Ghent. Read more
December 6, 2017
airbnb, design, design miami/ 2017, miami art week 2017
commisioned by airbnb, belgian design duo muller van severen are offering an intimate exploration of their shared home during design miami/ 2017 in more ways than one.
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November 2, 2017
airbnb, design, Interiors, LEGO
the parternship between the danish toys manufacturer and airbnb will offer one family the chance to experience the LEGO house as their private playground.
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June 9, 2017
airbnb, all, Cameron Sinclair, design, design for refugees, News, technology
Airbnb has harnessed its vast network of short-term home rentals to create a new platform providing housing for refugees. Read more
June 7, 2017
airbnb, all, Architecture, Herzog & de Meuron, Hotels, Ian Schrager, Interviews, New York, New York City, USA
Legendary New York hotelier Ian Schrager has unveiled Public, a hotel concept designed by Herzog & de Meuron to counter the threat of Airbnb. Read more
May 27, 2017
airbnb, all, design, Furniture, ICFF, New York 2017, NYCxDesign, office furniture, seating
Joe Gebbia, who co-founded home rental website Airbnb, has designed a range of adaptable, modular office furniture for American brand Bernhardt Design. Read more
May 12, 2017
1960s, 60s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, Bermuda Dunes, California, classic, design, home, house, mcm, midcentury, midcentury modern, property, retro, sixties, style, USA, vintage
If you want to live the midcentury dream, you should check out this 1960s midcentury modern property in Bermuda Dunes, California, USA. Yes, this is on Airbnb and as such, you can live out your MCM fantasy without breaking the bank. Although the accommodation and the flights needed aren’t exactly a budget option for many. […]
April 25, 2017
airbnb, all, Architecture, Cameron Sinclair, design for refugees, News
Home-sharing service Airbnb has assembled an in-house humanitarian team headed by architect Cameron Sinclair, to help it achieve its aim of providing temporary housing for 100,000 people within five years. Read more
April 6, 2017
airbnb, all, design, Faye Toogood, Installations, matteo thun, Milan 2017, Milan design week
Faye Toogood‘s ethereal stones and Matteo Thun‘s watercolours are among the personal items that Airbnb has installed inside the 15th-century home of Leonardo da Vinci for this year’s Milan design week. Read more
March 23, 2017
1950s, 50s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, Australia, Bauhaus, classic, design, fifties, Harry Seidler, home, house, midcentury, midcentury modern, Modernist, New South Wales, Newport, property, rent, retro, style, vintage
This is a dream of a place. Even better, you can rent this 1950s Harry Seidler-designed modernist property in Newport, New South Wales, Australia for a break. Harry Seidler was one of the foremost modernist architects in Australia in the 20th century and a man inspired by the people he worked and studied with, most […]
March 16, 2017
1970s, 70s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, Belgium, Brutalism, Brutalist, classic, design, holiday let, home, house, Julian Lampens, property, rental, retro, seventies, Sint-Martens-Latem, style, vintage
How does a weekend or brutalism grab you? If it does, get yourself booked into the the 1970s Julian Lampens-designed House Van Wassenhove in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium. According to the owner, this is ‘one of the most radical residences ever built in Belgium’ and the work of architect Julian Lampens, who oversaw construction of this house […]
March 15, 2017
airbnb, art, readers
each drawing depicts one uninterrupted line that symbolizes the idea of airbnb’s connection worldwide.
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February 15, 2017
1960s, 60s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, classic, design, holiday let, home, house, midcentury, midcentury modern, Modernist, property, rental, retro, sixties, Stockholm, style, Sweden, vintage
This sounds like a dream of a home. In fact, this 1960s modernist property in Stockholm, Sweden could be your home for a short period via Airbnb. The house is a great example of Scandinavian midcentury design, looking structurally unchanged in the 50 or so years since construction. Where do you start? Well, that roof, […]
February 7, 2017
1960s, 60s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, Australia, classic, design, hire, holiday, home, house, Iwann Iwanoff, Modernist, modernist. Dianella, Perth, property, rental, retro, sixties, style, vintage, Western Australia
Not a lot of background about this 1960s Iwann Iwanoff-designed modernist property in Dianella, Western Australia, Australia, but the images might tempt you into renting it. This is an Airbnb find, which means you can rent it for the night or as long as your budget permits. If you are on the hunt for somewhere […]
January 26, 2017
1960s, 60s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, classic, design, holiday, Holiday lets, home, house, Kingsand. Cornwall, Modernist, property, rental, retro, sixties, style, United Kingdom, vintage
Not exactly sure of the decade,but the features indicate this is a 1960s modernist property in Kingsand, Cornwall on Airbnb. It is described as a ‘light, modernist house by the sea’, with The Old Chapel (that’s the name of the place) located just 100 metres from the coastline. Style-wise it is said to take inspiration […]
January 25, 2017
airbnb, design, pantone
the rentable home features a woodland reception area and an indoor greenhouse that doubles as a dining room.
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January 24, 2017
airbnb, Architecture, architecture in finland, hotel architecture and design, Interiors
designboom was invited to spend the night at KOTI and experience a summer-cottage sleepover brought over from finland.
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January 23, 2017
1960s, 60s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, apartment, Architecture, Brutalist, classic, design, erno goldfinger, grade II-listed, home, London, property, rental, retro, sixties, style, To let, Trellick Tower, United Kingdom, vintage, W10
We featured an apartment to rent in here last week, but if you want to sample the building first, you can. Via a stay in the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower, London W10 through Airbnb. Yes, a place in the iconic grade II-listed brutalist building can be booked on a nightly basis. But to an entire […]
December 14, 2016
airbnb, Architecture, heneghan peng architects, Interiors, where people work, work
titled ‘the warehouse’, the scheme marks the first occasion that airbnb has been able to pre-determine the architectural layout of an interior space.
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December 1, 2016
airbnb, Architecture, Design Miami 2016, pedro & juana
‘sobremesa’ translating to ‘over the table’ is a tradition rooted in latin american culture and the house shaped installation explores this with a shared indoor/outdoor space.
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November 10, 2016
1970s, 70s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, Architecture, California, classic, design, Flintstone House, Hillsborough, holiday, Holiday lets, home, house, Modernist, property, rent, retro, seventies, style, USA, vintage, William Nicholson
Yes, we have featured this before, when it was up for sale just over year ago. If the price put you off, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now rent out the 1970s William Nicholson-designed Flintstone House in Hillsborough, California, USA via AirBnB. It sounds like a change of tactic by the owner. […]
August 22, 2016
airbnb, all, design, design movies, digital design, Graduate shows 2016, Graduates, Movies, other movies, Product Design, Products, ShowRCA 2016, technology, UK
Graduate shows 2016: Royal College of Art graduate Kristian Knobloch has created a system of smartphone touchpoints that help Airbnb hosts give guests extra information about their home (+ movie). (more…)
August 16, 2016
airbnb, all, Interiors, Japan, Offices, Slideshows, Suppose Design Office, Tokyo
Home rentals website Airbnb has created a multipurpose office space based on traditional Japanese interiors and neighbourhoods for its Tokyo employees (+ slideshow). (more…)
August 15, 2016
airbnb, Architecture, architecture in japan, Interiors, Suppose Design Office, where people work, work
the interior project, which was developed in collaboration with suppose design office, is located in tokyo’s hectic shinjuku district.
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August 6, 2016
airbnb, all, Architecture, houses, News, Residential, Slideshows
Home rentals website Airbnb has launched its own design studio, creating a house of the future for a Tokyo exhibition as its first project (+ slideshow). (more…)
August 4, 2016
airbnb, design, joe gebbia, samara
the mission of the new design studio is to explore services and ideas that promote airbnb’s values and vision.
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August 2, 2016
airbnb, Architecture, architecture in japan, house vision 2016 tokyo
the scheme will be relocated to the rural town of yoshino, listed and maintained by the villagers. as a result, the proceeds earned from guests will be used to strengthen the cultural legacy and future of the area.
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July 21, 2016
airbnb, all, design, Haworth, Interiors, News, Offices, Slideshows, UK
Lack of private space in office interiors is constraining the creativity and productivity of workers, according to data from two new UK workplace surveys (+ slideshow). (more…)
June 15, 2016
airbnb, Architecture, architecture in japan, go hasegawa, kenya hara
held in tokyo, the exhibition brings together renowned names in the industry to present ideas on the future of the home.
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