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5 Reasons a Pro Photographer Sometimes Regrets That Decision

Following your dream is not always easy. Actually, it’s never easy. To be frank, I think the only way you can achieve a dream goal is to leave …

Digital Photography

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

Festivals

How to buy a private island — even if you're not a tech billionaire

For the more adventurous of the 1%, finding your beach can sometimes mean buying your own.<p>There's an entire culture surrounding the purchase and management of private islands. Calling themselves "isolamaniacs," these people tend to be independent, intrepid travelers who aren't afraid of a challenge.<p>…

Real Estate

16 islands you can buy right now

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison, and Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson have them.<p>But you don't necessarily have to be a billionaire to buy an island. Nearly a thousand islands come onto the market each year, and they vary greatly in terms of size and price.<p>With …

Real Estate

Charleston, S.C. Tourism Tries to Break Free From Its Quaint Garden Stereotype

In decades past, Charleston was largely unknown to visitors from the wider world.<p>But this city of pastel buildings, quiet alleys and picturesque …

Study Says Mount Rainier National Park Brings $58 Million to Local Economy

A study done for the National Park Service finds that tourism at Mount Rainier contributed nearly $58 million to the local economy, including direct …

Interview: How Sandals CEO Built His Version of the All-Inclusive Experience

According to Sandals Resorts’ CEO Adam Stewart, the all-inclusive hotel group is the largest private employer in the Caribbean with over 13,000 staff …

I Know You Think You Know It All

Everyone knows a good quote can change perceptions, or even just brighten a day. With New York City-based writer Chris Black's collection of "advice and observations for you to stand apart in public and online" plenty never-before-heard quips offer exactly that: comedic insight on altering …

Objects in Neri&Hu's Cabinet of Curiosity symbolise the seven deadly sins

<b>Milan 2015:</b> Chinese studio Neri&Hu has designed a wooden cabinet and seven objects to go inside – one to represent each of the seven deadly sins (+ …

Articles about 5 modern historical home renovations england on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda …

Articles about jaw dropping modern homes rio de janeiro on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.<p>On the edge of a historic park in an English shire, a prefabricated home sets a new design standard.<p>Despite being set in concrete, an idyllic modular retreat is built to go with the …

Rio De Janeiro

Intricate Stitched Portraits of People by Maria E. Pieres

Colombia-born Los Angeles-based artist Maria E. Pieres uses traditional needlepoint to create intricate works of modern art. Her portraits of people are comprised of detailed stitch patterns. Each of her subjects, which range from close friends to new acquaintances, sat for the artist as she …

Articles about 6 modern eichler renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Jospeh Eichler's post-World War II tract homes have had an astounding impact on modern architecture as we know it today.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the …

Logging

36 DAYS OF TYPE – Letters by Alejandro López Becerro

Alphabet – letters from A to Z created by Alejandro López Becerro for the project 36 DAYS OF TYPE.<p>Alejandro López Becerro is a Madrid, Spain based …

The Disappearing Screen is Here

Remember the old rear-projection TV your grandparents had? The HTD -01 Concept is based on this outdated technology, but uses state-of-the-art …

Articles about 6 houses modern trusses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 5 fantastic modern kitchen islands on Dwell.com - Dwell

The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist …

Kitchens

Best of Dog Milk: April 2015

In April over on Dog Milk we discovered a fun portrait DIY and some clothing that you can rock to spread the modern dog love.<p>here<p>Jaime Derringer, …

Four Simple Cocktails for Spring

As bartenders continue to further the nuances of cocktail-making, it's important to remember that sometimes simple does the trick. And while we recently tried an otherworldly Woodford Reserve Double Oaked $1,000 mint julep in anticipation of the Kentucky Derby, there certainly are easier drinks to …

West Village

Articles about modern-chair-made-whopping-220-feet-rope on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Harbor Chair from Oregon-basedPhloem Studio is a collaboration between Ben Klebba and his father.<p>This classic piece of furniture is anything but outdated.<p>In this episode of Dwell Made Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds creates a simple, modern bookcase from 3/4" pine plywood.<p>Build a simple, …

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Paris Photo LA 2015: Mazaccio & Drowilal

For the third installment of Paris Photo LA (PPLA) at the Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, BMWone of the photography fairs official partnersis presenting Wild Style, an installation featuring a body of work created by the French artistic duo Mazaccio & Drowilal during their 2013 …

Paramount Pictures

Articles about futuristic apartment glass enclosed bedroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

Looking to modernize your bedroom with a sleek, unexpected twist? Glass is here to help.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Batiik Studio fashions a minimalist black box that integrates the bedroom, bathroom, and storage to save space in this small...<p>The …

House Design

Articles about 6 whimsical kids rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of …

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V&A's What is Luxury? exhibition questions the value of objects

The What is Luxury? exhibition at London's V&A museum features over 100 "luxury" objects, from a diamond made out of roadkill to furniture and …

Articles about creative take dogtrot house brings clean lined modernism tennessee on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designers Sebastian Haquet and Thomas Lanthier have a decidedly modern take on shelters for pets.<p>Look inside some brilliant sketchbooks from Magma that carve out a creative niche for themselves.<p>Set amidst rolling hills in the 900-year-old village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, in Tuscany’s Val …

Graduate School

Articles about 6-must-own-modern-furniture-pieces-made-america on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our October issue, Jens Risom’s granddaughter pays tribute to the maestro’s life and career.<p>I'm in the process of putting together a big story on American-made design for the October issue, and it's been quite a...<p>A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: …

American Cities

Brilliant Polished Meteorite Offers a Fascinating Look at the Making of Earth

When picturing a meteorite, we generally think of it as something that's jagged with a rough texture. Reddit user Isai76, however, recently shared something unexpected – a polished meteorite! It was posted in the subreddit called <i>Damnthatsinteresting</i>, a place that welcomes the rare and unusual. The …

Meteorites

Articles about super green affordable housing introduces passive design masses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...<p>Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.<p>3D printing’s impact on construction is slowly materializing.<p>Professional …

Los Angeles

Trobla – Wooden Amplifier for Smartphones

Trobla, a well designed wooden amplifier for smartphones.<p>TokTok is a design team specializing in innovative, eco-friendly furniture and product …