Ben Catchpole

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I Successfully Meal Prep Using These 12 Recipes, and Here’s Why It Works

These meal prep recipes will get you through week after week.<p>Meal prep isn’t for everyone. I grew up with a mother who did the opposite of meal …

Healthy Eating

Chicken Piccata

In a shallow bowl, combine the flour and parmesan cheese. Season the chicken with salt and pepper; dredge in the flour mixture; shake off excess and …

Recipes

NASA announces winners of competition to design 3D-printed habitat for Mars

NASA has selected the five winning designs in the latest stage of its 3D-printed Habitat competition, which include a community of modular pods made …

Habitats

This stunning underwater art museum is now open in the Maldives

British environmental artist Jason deCaires Taylor recently completed his latest work, and it’s his most stunning to date—The Sculpture Coralarium, …

Sculpture

Collectors’ Edition: Ikea Introduces a New Display-Worthy Storage Line

We know we can sound like a broken record sometimes—buy less, own less, less is more. But we’re fully aware that not everyone can be stuff-eschewing …

Hacking

Canal boat interiors inspire space-efficient extension to London house by Archmongers

Archmongers has extended the rear of a terraced house in Stoke Newington that features interiors lined with built-in plywood furniture to maximise …

Here’s how to get the stunning Bauhaus fonts that Adobe is reviving

After nearly a century, these long-lost typefaces are being reborn through clever design sleuthing.<p>Even if you’re not a designer, you’ve probably heard the phrase “form follows function.” That’s how influential the school that espoused it, the Bauhaus, has become since its heyday in 1920s and ’30s …

Kids Whose Parents Limit Screen Time Do Worse in College, New Study Shows

You think strict tech rules are helping your kids do better in school but you may be wrong.<p>Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both sets of …

160-square-foot shipping container house asks $55K

Repurposed with style<p>For anyone looking to downsize, shipping container homes offer durability and an eco-friendly way to reuse some of the thousands of surplus containers that sit on docks around the world. Often less expensive than other housing options, shipping containers have been transformed …

Interview: Designer Creates a Colorful Herd of Animal-Inspired Chairs

When we first came across Spanish designer Máximo Riera’s <i>Rhino Chair</i> in 2011, we were blown away by its incredible likeness to the endangered animal. Featuring a surprisingly comfortable-looking throne that merges with the upper half of the rhino’s body, it was the second sculptural design added to …

Sofa

Scouts' new visual identity designed to diversify membership

UK studio NotOnSunday has created a simplified visual identity for the UK Scout Association designed to help the organisation shake off its old …

The Minimalist Phone That Removes Distracting Apps And Keeps Things Simple

If you're looking for a phone that keeps things simple and works without distractions, then this may be the device for you. The Blloc smartphone is …

People can't stop talking about this 'brilliant' National Geographic cover

<i>National Geographic</i> has its fair share of affecting, enduring covers, like 1985's "Afghan Girl," arguably the publication's most famous image.<p>For its …

Explore Dawid Planeta’s Mystical World of Bright-Eyed Animal Guides | Colossal

<p>Polish artist and graphic designer Dawid Planeta summons large beasts in his series of mystical grayscale illustrations set deep in the jungle. The …

Exclusive: Material Theming Is Google’s Ambitious New Design Tool

Google is evolving its landmark Material Design philosophy–and making it easier for everyone to use.<p>Today at Google I/O, the company revealed a major overhaul of its Material Design language with a new tool called Material Theming.<p>Material Theming, on the most basic level, is a plugin for the …

We are LONGFLINT - a life beyond hops<p>Blood orange juice from Sicily meets a British amaro from Highgate<p>300L of East London Liquor Co. Vodka meets our …

East London

Hemsley + Hemsley Paradise Bars

Line a 20 cm square tin with baking parchment. In cold weather, place the unopened packet of creamed coconut in a bowl of warm water to melt it …

Food

Thoughtful edible gifts don’t have to break the bank or require hours in the kitchen. These amazing peppermint creams are ridiculously easy to make …

UK curry lovers can’t seem to get enough of Chicken Tikka Masala; the one thing that gets the appetite going for most Indians undoubtedly has to be</b> …

Curries

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon<br>• 15 g Parmesan cheese<br>• 2 anchovy fillets in oil<br>• 4 heaped tablespoons natural yoghurt<br>• ½ teaspoon English mustard<br>• 1 teaspoon …

Food

AMA - a short film by Julie Gautier

The skills that every teen should learn before they ever get a cellphone

Being a teenager is like waking up every morning in a house of mirrors. You're everywhere and nowhere at once, trying to pinpoint which version of …

Mindfulness

At first life without a smartphone was terrifying. Then it was beautiful

<i>In an attempt to try and battle an addiction to my smartphone (I’m sure most of us suffer from this addiction in some measure these days), I took a pretty radical step. I went out and bought a basic Nokia to use outside of work as much as I could. This “dumbphone,” as it’s called, would only allow</i> …

Mind

Lemony courgette linguine | Pasta recipes

Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions, then drain, reserving a mugful of cooking water. Meanwhile, …

Recipes

Put a large non-stick frying pan on a medium-low heat. Trim the fennel, pick and reserve any leafy tops, then halve the bulb and finely slice it. …

One-pan fabulous fish | Fish recipes

In a large shallow casserole pan on a high heat, mix the rice with 2 heaped teaspoons of tapenade, then pour over 600ml of water. Put the lid on and …

Recipes

Johnny2X4 - Mondrian, Animation - bauhaus-movement

GIF Animations

Mork-Ulnes Architects completes timber-clad house with "pinwheel plan" in a Norwegian forest

This compact house overlooking a lake to the north of Oslo features four intersecting pitched-roof volumes, which radiate out towards the landscape …

San Francisco

This Tokyo apartment building is a concrete jungle

Concrete jungle where dreams are made of<p>It’s almost hard to believe that this M.C. Escher-like residential building in Tokyo is actually real. Designed by local architect Akihisa Hirata, “Tree-ness House,” as it’s dubbed, rises on a narrow but deep site in the district of Otsuka, reaching upward …

Cozy minimalist home in Norway is crafted as the “epitome of hygge"

An hour north of Oslo, Danish studio Norm Architects have designed a family home they describe as the “epitome of hygge,” a Scandinavian term for a …

Hygge