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Writing Advice from 3 Famous Authors

Stephen King, Anne Lamott, and Natalie GoldbergStart Writing“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get …

15 Stylish Spring Finds from West Elm Under $100

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Hiking

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Best-Designed Street Murals in the World Photos

Oftentimes, art extends itself past the traditional canvas. We see this in the world's most beautiful public sculptures, or even sandcastles along a beach. Yet, what can be a bigger space to express ones creativity than the sides of buildings? It's with these murals we see in neighborhoods …

Streetwear

How to hide ugly radiators

There are some aspects of your house that are no doubt less attractive than you would like them to be, but without investing some serious financial …

A glamorous Oscar Wilde-themed pub with the city's longest bar has opened in New York

A Victorian-themed bar inspired by, and named after, the iconic Irish playwright and author, Oscar Wilde, has just opened in New York City. Covering a total of 5874 square feet, it has the longest bar in the city at 118.5 feet. It also has an additional standing whiskey bar with over 300 spirits, …

Rules to Pull Off a Successful Eclectic Design (Without it Feeling Overwhelming)

Eclectic design is kind of hard to get a handle on, isn’t it? On the one hand, the amount of freedom in it is so intriguing. In a style that’s …

Renovated Sunnyvale Eichler

Sunnyvale, California<p>In a midcentury Eichler in Sunnyvale, California, a designer opens up the interior by connecting it to its surrounding picturesque views.<p>"We weren't looking for a home like this," says Pamela Lin—wife, mother and principal designer at Urbanism Designs, an interior design studio …

Mid-Century modern

8 Vintage Pieces Used in Unexpected & Brilliant Ways

(Image credit: Design*Sponge)<p>I'm a big fan of vintage furniture: well-made and well-loved, the right piece can add a focal point to any space. But …

Dining Rooms

’70s Frank Gehry home gets a minimalist makeover

Inspired by its neighborhood of Little Osaka, the redesign features an interior tea house-like volume of paneled wood<p>Back in 1975, before Frank Gehry was a phenom of deconstructivism and became the starchitect who flipped off the industry, Gehry finished a bunkeresque 3,431-square-foot home for …

15 Ways to Style the Modern Bookshelf

A bookshelf is definitely much more than just a space to stack up all those books. Modern bookshelves are fabulous decorative pieces all on their own …

Interior Design

Energetic Large-Scale Paintings of Splashing Ocean Waves

With an admiration for the ocean and a penchant for painting, Sydney-based artist Vanessa Mae creates large-scale studies of splashing ocean waves. Using acrylic paint, she creates depictions of waves that are paradoxically both realistic and deeply abstract.<p>Each of Mae’s larger-than-life paintings …

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

Vintage

Decorating Minimalist Bathroom Designs Look So Beautiful and Modern With Dashing Backsplash - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – What kind of bathroom design that you want? If you still confused to choose the suitable design for your room. Now, we have the best</b> …

17 Best Contemporary Living Room With Modern Living Room Furniture

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Furniture

10 Weird-Looking Paintings You Won’t Believe Were Sold For Millions

Before we carry on to what might ruffle a few unwanted feathers, let me put out a disclaimer. We get that art is subjective, and my shit might seems …

Artist Thijme Termaat Spent 2.5 Years Painting And Creating This Timelapse

Dutch artist Thijme Termaat is a great painter but sometimes being great is not enough. The competition in today’s art world is fierce so Thijme …

After fleeing war in Syria, boy, 10, finds joy in music | Toronto Star

Inside he bounces up and down, from the piano bench where he launches into bursts of melody (<i>Fur Elise, Minuet in G Major, Turkish March</i>), to his …

Bohemian Style in a Modern World

Bohemian style (aka “boho chic”) is well known for its vibrant, colorful, eclectic aesthetic, full of patterns and textiles and displays of …

Home Decorating

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

An Interactive Pond of Computer-Generated Koi Fish Designed by teamLab | Colossal

<p>Wading calf-deep into what looks like an infinite pool of water, visitors to Tokyo’s Odaiba Minna no YUME-TAIRIKU 2016 festival walk slowly through …

8 writing tips from authors who won the Nobel

Writing tips from authors who won the Nobel (such as Toni Morrison and Gabriel Garcia Marquez) are often worth taking to heart. Read 8 of the best …

Creative Writing

Take a look at Dubai's amazing new street art district

Dubai may be more famous for skyscrapers and shopping malls, but it has a colourful, new face-lift in the form of a dedicated street art district.<p>The residential district of Karama is far from the traditional tourist trail and is home to many low-rise buildings and smaller commercial buildings. Now …

Decorate With What You Have: 9 Things You May Already Own That Make Beautiful Wall Art

What do you do when your wall space is bigger than your (umm, non-existent) art budget? Here's one solution: shop your home for found art you already …

Wall Art

Artistic design ideas for your home

Ah, home – that loving and safe place to rush off to at the end of every work day; where we’re known, loved, and accepted simply for being …

Sliced Sculpture Lamps Highlight the Natural Beauty of Firewood

For most people, firewood is simply an ingredient for bonfires, s'mores making, and storytelling. But for Paul Foeckler, the head designer and founder of online shop Split Grain, it's the inherent beauty of foraged firewood that inspires his <i>Light Structure</i> collection. He began experimenting with …

Natural Beauty

Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama | Colossal

<p>Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama (previously) continues to produce intricate relief sculptures by layering pieces of laser-cut mahogany plywood. …

12 books to read if you want to understand the Dutch

Newer offerings<p><b>Amsterdam</b> (1) by Russell Shorto (Little, Brown) is a beautifully written narrative history of the city from medieval times to the present, with a much broader remit – focusing on the Netherlands as the fount of liberalism.<p><b>The Dinner</b> (2) by Herman Koch (Atlantic Books) has not only …