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How your backyard fits into Perth’s future

SPONSORED CONTENT<p>HOME to more than two million people and stretching from Two Rocks in the north to Bouvard in the south, the Perth and Peel regions …

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

Interior Design

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

Articles about 7 ways use salvaged wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a …

The year 1907: Portrait of an Ojibway, or Chippewa Indian girl. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at natgeofound.tumblr.com @natgeocreative Photo by Roland W. Reed

The colourful world of Sonia Delaunay

The abstract artist's first ever British retrospective paints her as a key player in the history of creation – about time too, says Lucy Davies<p>Sonia Terk was 22 years old and already an established artist when she met the aristocratic painter Robert Delaunay in 1907.<p>Within a year of arriving in …

Art

See the Year the Eisenhowers Returned the Easter Egg Roll to the White House

Caption from LIFE. In spring clothes, Eisenhower's grandchildren display their finery. Baby Susan, held by her mother Ba<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Mark …

The White House

Articles about 7 modern homes forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far …

This Mesmerizing GIF Shows You EXACTLY How to Layer a Room

Decorating makes so much more sense after watching this.<p>Layering a room can be a real struggle: How many blankets are <i>too</i> many blankets? What's the perfect vignette for your side tables? Do your plants overwhelm your artwork?<p>Interior designer and blogger Emily Henderson is here to help with a …

See the American Civil War in Color Photographs

Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; at the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alexander …

War

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from India

What did Indian gardens look like before the invaders arrived? The Mughals imposed their 16th century Persian constraints–they were all for walls and …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

11 Landscaping Ideas to Add a Touch of Red

Think of red as lipstick for your garden.<p>Even if you’re one of those gardeners who thinks a little red goes a long way, you still need a little. …