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New ‘4D’ Adidas shoes are catered to your weight

Back in the 1990s all it took to sell shoes was a celebrity — typically a sports star — to give them a half-hearted endorsement. That’s it. These …

Shoes

Where do those Hawaiian tattoo patterns come from? Here's one place to find out

In Hawaiian culture, images of curling waves, hibiscus and geometric patterns are repeated on cloth, mats and even skin.<p>The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu culled from its roughly 25 million items cultural and natural objects, and grouped them by common patterns and shapes rather than …

How to Find Affordable Furniture That Doesn't Look Cheap

IKEA is the fast-fashion retailer of home decorating: inexpensive, surprisingly stylish, but instantly recognizable in every picture you see. …

13 Decor Ideas from Today‘s Top Product Designers Photos

11 Most Genius Organizers on Amazon Right Now

Prepare yourself: You're going to want to buy all of them.<p>What if we told you there's a magical place where, at the touch of a button, your home would be the most organized it's ever been. Well, it exists and it's called Amazon. Sure, you have to <i>pay</i> for products to get it that way, but we've come …

Winter Fashion

This Super Chunky Knit Chair is Winter Hibernation Goals

Wednesday is the winter solstice, and even though the days start getting longer again, we still have a few months of cozy indoor time ahead. So we're …

11 Space-Saving Beds with Storage

Add-on<p>Add storage beneath any bed frame. If you use a bedskirt (covering visibility) you can tuck bins of any kind below the bed. (We recommend …

Home

11 Pieces Of Furniture That Redefine The Meaning Of Comfort

Coziness is their number one priority.<p>When the weather is dreary and all you want to do is relax at home with "Downton Abbey" on repeat, comfortable furniture is key to making your day a success. All of these sofas and chairs made coziness their number one priority.

We're Loving Fringe: 8 Projects That Show How To Use It Now

Do you still shudder when you hear the word "fringe" — and envision fuddy-duddy furniture that feels out of touch with modern times? After a long …

10 Ways to Decorate with Staghorn Ferns

Inner jungle<p><i>Staghorn Fern Plaque, $42 each</i><p>While in the wild staghorn ferns grow on trees, they can also thrive on slabs of bark or wood. The plant …

The home trends of 2017, according to Jonathan Adler

By Jura Koncius<p>Jura Koncius<p>Home and design writer reporting on interiors, decluttering, organizing and entertaining<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Jonathan Adler blew into Washington last week to visit his Georgetown store and see what his customers are buying for gifts — and for themselves — for Christmas.<p>Looks …

Adler

The Most Inspiring Interior Design Of 2016

From micro apartments to historic libraries and healing hospitals, the best interiors of 2016 do more with less.<p>In 10 Principles of Good Design, famed German industrial designer Dieter Rams famously called for “less but better” products. This year, architects and interior designers adopted a …

22 Easy, Beautiful, And Cheap Ways To Decorate Your Home

Because you can make your house feel like a home without having to spend a fortune.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Pop Art

You Should Always Paint Your Home Beige

The reports of the death of beige have been very exaggerated.<p>Those "Color of the Year" reports? All wrong. The in color for 2017 isn't …

Real Estate

How to Create & Execute a Decor Plan!

You guys! I have an incredible reader question to respond to today. Q: My biggest struggle is where to start (what vibe and colors I want). And when …

These Tricks Will Make Your Bed Look Like A Dreamy Store Display

The best part? They're super simple.<p>You sleep on your bed every single night, so it’s about time you give it the attention it deserves.<p>You probably have the essentials you’ve used for years: satisfactory blankets, decent pillows, sheets that are perfectly fine. But what if your bed could actually …

Heima's Mudu mirror is designed to be seen from all sides

Lithuanian studio Heima's Mudu mirror has a sculptural silhouette when viewed from any angle.<p>The freestanding piece, which was created for design …

An Airy Laundry Room Makeover Designed for Style and Function

Kriste Michelini and architect Steve Grote transformed a misused garage into a multipurpose family hub<p>When a family with two teenage boys began feeling growing pains in their 1951 California ranch house, they started thinking about ways to make their space more functional. So they zeroed in on the …

Laundry Rooms

The Wait Is Over: Modern by Dwell Magazine Arrives at Target

The new Dwell x Target home collection, offering modern pieces at attractive prices, is in stores and online today.<p>It’s time to put your holiday gift cards to good use—giving physical form to Dwell’s editorial vision, the Modern by Dwell Magazine home collection is available today at select Target …

10 Furniture Shopping Tips to Avoid a Decorating Disaster

A little preparation can save you a ton of time later.<p>Whether you're shopping online or in the store, here's what you need to know.

Sofa

I Love Modern Architecture

I love modern architecture. I live, breathe, and dream about it! These projects are some of my very favorite examples of architecture at its best.

The potential benefits of mental distractions for the aging brain

<i>This is part of a series on aging well.</i><p>Focus, focus, focus. This mantra for success is drilled into us from childhood all the way up to our working years. In older adults, however, there may be an upside to a wandering mind.<p>Mental distractions may help reinforce memory in adults 60 and older – but …

University of Toronto

The 6 Traits of Conscious Love.

<i>“Most people see the problem of love primarily as that of being loved, rather than that of loving, of one’s capacity to love.” ~ Erich Fromm.</i><p>My …

Relationships

If You Want to Evolve, Be Mindful

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>Human beings are unique in the scenario of life on Earth--that much is obvious. We are guided by awareness, and to implement our wishes, dreams, and inventions, the higher brain (chiefly the cerebral cortex) has evolved to extraordinary proportions. …

Infinite in All Directions: The Five Fronts of Consciousness, an Old Frontier

<i>Infinite in All Directions is</i> The Wire<i>‘s science newsletter. Click here to subscribe and receive a digest of the most interesting science news and</i> …

Yoga Nidra: The Conscious Dynamic Sleep for Deep Meditation

Anyone who has ever tried meditation, guided or solitary, will agree that it is easy to say, but difficult to do. The reason is simple: our stressful …

Treating the Cognitive Symptoms of Neurodegenerative Disease

Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors are a common treatment for patients with Alzheimer's; however, in spite of their clinical benefits, these …

Reconditioning the Brain to Overcome Fear

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning …

You Are The Universe

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. We will most<p>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D It’s hard<p>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Anoop …

Want to be smarter and have a better memory? Eat foods rich in this

According to a study by the University of Illinois, eating foods rich in lutein – like many leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables for example – …

The Brain