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Radically open Japanese home is made up of 13 spiraling platforms

The minimalist home takes ‘open plan’ to the extreme<p>This one-of-a-kind residence in Miyamoto, Japan, is a puzzle of sorts. Designed by Yo Shimada and his Kobe-based practice Tato Architects for a family that privileged openness and seamless connection, the two-story steel-framed house is …

How the Geometry of Movies Can Change the Way We Think

Circles. Triangles. Squares. Those aren’t the things you expect to see in a movie but films have been using shapes to subtly influence emotion for a …

Mathematics

Ubatuba House

Set on a hillside overlooking the Brazilian coastline, the Ubatuba House raises above the grade to allow for its simple geometric shape. The main …

Architecture

This House Has a Floating Living Room

(Image credit: Adrien Williams)<p>This contemporary house sits on the coast of the Charlevoix region in Quebec, and its living room sits cantilevered …

Rawhiti Bach

Intentional mismatches of architecture are normally the purview of theme park designers, but at Rawhiti Bach, they work just as well in a residence. …

Architecture

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Getaway Cabins

Tiny houses are popping up everywhere, enticing us with their sleek interiors and eco-friendly qualities. But scaling back to 160 square feet …

Snacks

Cone House

Influenced by the steep hillside on which it sits, the Cone House combines traditional materials with an unconventional design. Completely clad in …

Architecture

Halls Ridge Knoll Guest House

Set on a ridgeline in the Santa Lucia Preserve, the Halls Ridge Knoll Guest House is the first in a series of structures to be built on the site. The …

Architecture

Casper Faassen House

Designed for noted painter and photographer, the Casper Faassen House adds modern touches to a Depression-era home. The 1930s Leiden residence is …

Food & Dining

Iron House

Concrete, metal, glass, and wood are hardly unique materials with which to build a modern home, but the Iron House puts them to use in a novel way. …

Swimming Pools

Julia & Bjorn House

A wooden clad home isn't anything out of the ordinary, but the Julia & Bjorn House uses a criss-cross pattern for a unique take on the classic …

Architecture

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Rainforest House

Set on a mountainside overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Rainforest House manages to blend into the surroundings despite it monolithic, rectangular …

How to Use Autofocus and Auto Exposure Lock on Your iPhone Camera

When you capture an image with your iPhone, the camera's autofocus (AF) and auto exposure (AE) features will automatically determine the best focus position for you and the best exposure for that area of focus. (Exposure determines how light or dark your image will be.) Alternatively, you can …

Lofty Living: 10 Inspiring Loft Tours from Our Archives

(Image credit: Monica Roy)<p>If big, industrial spaces make your heart go pitter-patter, you're in luck. We've rounded up 10 tours of lofts in cities …

Articles about 6 beautiful courtyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

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 often pessimistic news screens about leaking oil pipelines, …

Articles about 8 decks spectacular views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist …

9 Things Successful People Won't Do

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dr. Travis Bradberry, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>My last post, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve (it's already approaching 1.5 million reads here on LinkedIn). The trick …

Emotional Intelligence

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways

<b>When you understand how neural pathways are created in the brain, you get a front row seat for truly comprehending how to let go of habits.</b> Neural …

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.<p>More surprising, though, is the percentage of people who have developed a psychological attachment to their phones.<p>It's called "nomophobia" (short for no-mobile-phone …

The One Behavior That Guarantees Failure

Letting fear of failure stop you from asking for what you want ensures you won't get it.<p>I once sat on the board of a company that was trying to reconfigure the financial relationship that it had with its customers. The CEO was trying to transition from a work-for-hire model to one in which his …

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Do You Give Legal Advice Without Realizing It?

The life of an attorney can be filled with WTF moments—many of which are avoidable.<p>The advent of social media (combined with a tough legal economy) …

Reduce Legal Research Costs with Google Scholar

<i>This was originally published as “Reducing Research Costs with Google Scholar: What You Don’t Know About Google Scholar (But Should)” in the June</i> …