Laurie Palmisano

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The Ken Doll Reboot: Beefy, Cornrowed, and Pan-Racial | GQ

For decades, he achieved icon status by being a basic, buff, blue-eyed bro. And for years, that was enough. No longer! Starting today, as part of a wide-ranging relaunch, Ken has cornrows. And he’s Asian. And he’s skinny. Or sometimes even fat (sorry, “broad”). Caity Weaver went deep into the …

25 Literary Quotes For Your Next Wedding

Look, we've all seen <i>Wedding Crashers</i>. We know that Corinthians can be a real drag — and no matter how pretty your reading voice is, everyone's …

Nice Boots: The Fall 2013 Guide

Shop the top 9 trends<p>From lug soles to ultra-feminine shapes, wild patterns and subtle studs, shop the 9 chicest trends in fall boots and booties.

Clothing

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Spruce Up Your Life With A $1,000 Shopping Spree At Uncovet

If you pride yourself on staying up to date with the hottest trends in design, fashion, and tech, it's high time you met Uncovet. The e-commerce site …

San Francisco

Pretty Is, Well, Pretty Important to Me

My husband and I get up at 5:30 every morning to begin the day. We dawdle over coffee and the news and then go to our respective bathrooms to get ready for work. It takes my husband 30 minutes to shower, shave, brush his teeth and dress -- and that includes styling his hair and knotting a tie. Me? …

Best Handbags, Purses, Clutches

The Best Bras to Wear Under Backless, Strapless, and Other Tricky Tops

That halter dress or backless blouse has been hanging in your closet, waiting for its moment in the limelight, for far too long. Hey, we get it: It's hard to figure out what bra...

Graphics, Illustrations and Logos by Dustin Wallace

Wallace Design.<p>Dustin Wallace is a designer currently based in Dallas, Texas who creates outstanding graphics, illustrations and logotypes. Below is …

Children's book illustrators celebrated at British Library

The curator of the exhibition of illustrated children's books that opens this week at the British Library found one curious connection between many of the artists: they tend to be solitary creatures, unmarried, and often without children. "In fact I think many of them don't much like children," …

Playful Animal Sculptures Embedded Into Children's Hospital

To a child, visits to the doctor can be a frightening ordeal, but even a simple image or familiar creature could help alleviate that fear. That's why the aptly named <i>Giraffe Childcare Center</i> designed by Hondelatte Laporte Architectes is just what the doctor ordered. The children's hospital features …

Articles about multicolor side tables dinosaur designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Fresh this September from the Sydney-based Dinosaur Designs studio famous for its sensuous resin jewels, are the first furniture...<p>In their light-filled studio in Sydney Australia’s Strawberry Hills, Louise Olsen and Steve Ormandy fashion resin destined for...<p>When “couch surfing” better describes …

Ai Weiwei's Forever Bicycles Installation Stuns Toronto

Last night in Toronto, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei presented a new version of his incredible <i>Forever Bicycles</i> installation. As the centerpiece of this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets, 3,144 bicycles, the most Weiwei has used …

Children's book illustrations depict a glorious, dangerous world

Readers are made in childhood (or debilitating illness, or prison, but for the sake of argument let's stick with childhood). And a huge part of early reading is, of course, the illustrations. Some embed themselves so deep into the imagination they can never be forgotten – Arthur Rackham's twisted …