Ask Ford's Top Automotive Interior Designer Anything You Want

Amko Leenarts has been the head of interior design at Ford Motor Co. since 2012. He's the one guiding the look of Ford's car interiors worldwide. And he's here in Gizmodo's comment section to answer your questions about car design, dashboard tech, and the future of the automobile. Come ask away. » 7/30/14 12:45pm Wednesday 12:45pm

How Ford's Top Interior Designer Puts the Future in the Front Seat

Amko Leenarts is the Director of Interior Design for Ford Motor Company, creating the interior look for Ford's products worldwide. He spoke with Gizmodo about the design influences, technology, and safety considerations that go into future designs, and later today he'll be in Gizmodo's comments section answering your… » 7/30/14 11:05am Wednesday 11:05am

This Lovely Living Room Could End Up Inside a Helicopter

It goes without saying that the most wealthy, famous, and powerful people in the world travel in style. But expensive cars and private planes decked out with luxurious leather interiors surprisingly can't hold a candle to this gorgeous interior designed by Giopato & Coombes which you'll find in a—cottage? Nope. Try a… » 6/20/14 11:20am 6/20/14 11:20am

Don't Throw Stones in This House with Glass Ceilings and Floors

Privacy is a big deal in the home. That's why we have walls and curtains and doors and things. Because after all, you don't want even your closest friends and relatives to see what you're up to all the time. Unless you live in Shanghai's Vertical Glass House. With glass ceilings and floors, privacy is not its selling… » 2/05/14 7:30pm 2/05/14 7:30pm

Turn Any Door into Han Solo Stuck in Carbonite

You know you want this door decal of Han Solo stuck in carbonite. The 32-inch by 80-inch laminated graphic can be attached and reattached to both doors and walls and is specially designed to create that great 3D-like effect. It really does look like Han could climb right out of there, at least in the sample images. » 12/24/13 11:00am 12/24/13 11:00am

Take a Tour Through the Glassy Halls of Apple's Future HQ

We've spent months marveling over the facade of Apple's new headquarters. But now, thanks to these renderings from the City of Cupertino uncovered by Wired, we're getting an idea about the spaces inside the building—and it's hard to decide if it looks more like a futuristic office or a futuristic Apple store. » 11/11/13 12:20pm 11/11/13 12:20pm

Aluminum Leaves Give This London House a Groovy Geometric Facade

Vine-covered homes are charming, but the fast-growing plants can get unruly if left untended for even a short time. When London-based architecture firm Squire and Partners set out to convert an 18th-century public house into an incredible five-story private residence, they developed a unique facade of folded aluminum… » 9/26/13 6:00pm 9/26/13 6:00pm

The United Nations Gets a Revamp, Just in Time For the General Assembly

This week, as delegates descend on the United Nations for the 68th General Assembly, they just might be spending their free time in a brand-new lounge area. The renovation, officially opening on Wednesday, is an official gift from the Netherlands to the UN, so it's only appropriate that it was masterminded by two of… » 9/23/13 11:00am 9/23/13 11:00am