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The Droplet is a light-filled teardrop trailer inspired by Scandinavian design

The world of tiny campers just got a lot cuter thanks to the Droplet. The Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer fits a queen size mattress and a …

Camping

Why it’s a good idea to have only one round in the cylinder when testing a big gun

Why it’s a good idea to have only one round in the cylinder when testing a big gun

Couple Lives Off-the-Grid in Incredible Floating, Self-Sustainable Home

Since 1992, husband and wife Wayne Adams and Catherine King have lived completely off-the-grid in a floating home made of 12 platforms in Cypress Bay, British Columbia. The Canadian couple and their two kids are completely self-sustaining, eating whatever King grows in her garden as well as the …

Gucci’s new era: three things you need to know

Usually, newly installed designers have months to plot their pilot collection at a house, planning everything from the first stitch to the final bow. For his debut at Gucci for AW15 menswear, a then-unknown Alessandro Michele had five days, thanks to the premature departure of previous creative …

Pink Flamingos and the Landscape of American Taste

What the iconic lawn ornament says about class and aesthetics.<p>When it comes to planning cities in America, we tend to think of beauty as subjective—which, as some philosophers argue, can result in development so ugly it’s bad for emotional and economic well-being. We reserve our taste judgments for …

Swinging Sixties London: photography in the Capital of Cool - Telegraph

Eco-Luxury Redefined: The Remarkable Portable Hotel Suite

I was fortunate to have recently experienced one of the most unique eco-friendly hotel suites in the world. Several of the prototype suites were purchased privately by a hotel developer I had met in the Caribbean. The DROP eco-hotel is a removable modular hotel room and will quickly become one of …

Portable

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

The brains behind the ‘Aha!’ moment

When you first move to London it’s very common to quickly gain very detailed, even intimate knowledge of two or three locales, but not know how they are connected geographically.<p>It’s not until there’s a Tube strike and you have to cycle or take the bus, or for some other reason find yourself …

Women in Science

10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.

With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty by heading into the wilderness for a trek on one of the country's 10 best spring hiking trails. With routes that weave through multiple waterfalls, …

This Tiny Apartment Has A Bathtub In The Kitchen (& We Kinda Love It)

A loft bed is a great way to maximize floor space, and the one you'll find in this bohemian studio apartment in Camden, London will probably make you …

Interior Design

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Palcohol -- powdered alcohol -- is now legal in the U.S.

Palcohol, a new powdered alcohol product that allows consumers to mix alcohol powder with liquid to create a cocktail, has been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Lipsmark, the company that makes Palcohol, recently announced the news on its website.<p>"Imagine a regular …

A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft

In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.<p>The top floor of Gavin and Sheila Smith’s century-old Craftsman-style house in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood was, by any measure, a lousy place to sleep and keep an office. "It was cold, it was dark, it …

Articles about 5 tiny home offices on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a …

HiveHaus Hexagonal Modular Living Spaces by Barry Jackson

This modular prefabricated system is based on hexagons, often considered nature’s most efficient shape, to create a home not dissimilar to a …

small tiny home ideas - 150 sq. ft. Studio by wednesdave

Articles about modern home designed live music beverly hills on Dwell.com - Dwell

An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...<p>Offering lofty canyon views and poolside living, the Phineas Residence …

A NYC Loft with a Ship Ladder Staircase

General Assembly handled the renovation of this New York City loft located in a Cast Iron building that was built in 1868. The Greenwich Village …

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Design

Highlights From A Never-Before-Published Interview With Henri Matisse

Design Observer has published an illuminating, long-lost interview with French artist Henri Matisse. Read some highlights here.<p>In August of 1946, after the end of World War II, an art-obsessed American soldier named Jerome Seckler interviewed legendary French painter Henri Matisse. At the time, …

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here’s what the future of micro-housing holds.<p>The American dream of a household with 2.5 children, a dog, and a two-car garage is no longer the norm: people are staying single longer, having children later, and …

Xiaomi launches sleek, powerful alternative to the iPhone 6 Plus

China's smartphone maker Xiaomi, which recently raised $1 billion at a staggering $45 billion valuation, has launched a new flagship phone — the Mi …

The Super Bowl Scammer: Dion Rich Is the Godfather of Gatecrashing

It just kind of happened. At least, that's how Bill Swank remembers it. He had gotten a call from Dion Rich the night before, to meet him along the …

NFL