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A Startup Is Turning Trash Into Construction Materials

A startup called ByFusion wants to take the world's trash and put it to good use. Waste Dive reports that the New York-based company has developed a …

Sustainability

18 home decorating tricks the pros swear by

Sometimes we get the feeling that professional interior decorators don't want to tell you all their top tips for creating a stunning home design, but …

How to Do Influencer Marketing Like a Pro?

What does Swarovski, Louis Vuitton and Gucci have in common? Apart from the fact that they are all luxury brands, which is obvious, all these brands tried influencer marketing and emerged as pros. Gucci hired top social media influencer and graffiti artist, Trouble Andrew, to take over Instagram …

Public Relations

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

Debate has long surrounded the topic of whether managers differ from leaders and vice versa, and if so, how. Some companies try to train employees to …

Communicate

To cut pollution, old-school sailing boats are taking on diesel megaships

Amid the dozens of cargo ships now steering through the North Sea, one vessel stands apart: the Avontuur, a 144-foot-long schooner powered only by …

What Pantone's Colors of 2016 Mean for the Future of Design

Ryan Russell, <i>Pennsylvania State University</i><p>Shades of pink and blue: for the first time, Pantone has chosen a blending of two colors. 'Landscape' via www.shutterstock.com<p>Pantone, the global authority on color standards for the design industries, recently announced its colors of the year for 2016: …

Do This Braid Before Bed and You’ll Have the Best Second-Day Hairstyle

Who doesn’t love scoring a two-for-one deal? Seriously, there’s nothing better than the satisfaction that comes with getting the most bang for your buck, and the same goes for hairstyles that we get a ton of life out of. This gorgeous braid I’m showing you how to DIY is my new favorite two-day …

Hair

These photos capture the laid-back mentality of Montreal

<i>The DZDNMD Diaries is a new travel series on Dazed. We’ve invited four of our favourite globetrotting photographers to document their adventures of inspiration and exploration. In a digital age of Instagram geo-tags, the series in collaboration with adidas Originals, offers a deeper view of the</i> …

Adidas Originals

Decorating Mistakes We All Make, and How to Fix Them

So now that you've read the first installment of our Design 101 series, are you ready to talk about some decorating no no's? We have all made these mistakes, and I am sure many more are still to come in our decorating journey.<p>But for now, here are some "dont's" we learned to avoid when decorating a …

10 Quintessential Things You'll Find in Every Paris Loft

"Charming" doesn't even begin to describe what home life must be like in this city.<p>Frankly, the French just do everything better than most of people: Dress, eat, and, depending on who you ask, work. We can also add "live" to that list, especially when talking about Paris. The apartments in the City …

24 Easy DIY Holiday Gift Ideas to Start Now and Gift Later

Unless your sole job this holiday season is gift giving (and if it is, we’re totes jealous), you probably don’t have a ton of extra time to find gifts, let alone DIY one. Plus, you don’t want a gift that looks <i>too</i> homemade, and half the time those Pinterest projects don’t even turn out like you …

Crafting

6 Photographers Asked to Shoot Portraits of 1 Man… With a Twist

Canon recently conducted an interesting experiment on the power of perspective in portrait photography. They enlisted the help of 6 photographers and …

Largest ever exhibition of the Queen's wardrobe planned for her 90th birthday

More than 150 outfits from pantomime costumes to gowns for important state visits will be put on display next year to mark Queen Elizabeth II's birthday<p>Born into the age of the flapper, growing up with the frugality of wartime and witnessing the advent of the miniskirt, the Queen has lived through …

Savile Row

Why You're Seeing the Same Stripey Napkins at Every Restaurant

If restaurants are doing their job--in other words, sweeping you up into an illusion--then you’re really not supposed to think about something as …

Washington D.C.

12 Designers Reveal the Paint Colors They NEVER Use

It's not that they don't like red (or peach or yellow) – it's just hard to get it right.<p>Interior designers are always game to make their client's desires a reality, but when it comes to color, there are a few shades they'd rather not see — or work with — again. We asked them to spill the beans:<p>1. …

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Featuring serial killers, brutal maulings, and unsolved mysteries, documentaries can be far creepier than anything George Romero has ever …

Crime

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

Wham, bam, thank you, ma'am.<p>The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't …

We're Already Planning Our Disney Street Style Star Halloween Costume

Most of us have channeled a Disney princess at least once in our lives. Maybe it was because you bought a turquoise embellished swimsuit reminiscent of Ariel's fins, or you wore a yellow statement dress to a wedding that looked just like Belle's ballgown. And don't even try to tell us you've never …

17 bizarre yet beautiful hotels around the world

In countries around the world, there are quirky and innovative accommodations that take guests to new heights and unimaginable environments.<p>From the transparent bubble rooms of theAttrap'Rêves, which sit nestled in the forests of France, to Amsterdam's Faralda Crane Hotel, where rooms are situated …

Adorable Pugs Proudly Pose as 80s and 90s Hip-Hop Icons

Dog photographer Adam Jackman-Moore has combined his appreciation of hip-hop culture with his love of pugs to create an interestingly offbeat photo project called <i>The Pug Life.</i> The series transforms adorable pugs into hardcore 80s and 90s hip-hop icons. There's rapper Snoop Pug, the unforgettable …

I have borderline personality disorder. Here are 6 things I wish people understood. - Vox

"You don't seem like you have borderline personality disorder," people often say to me.<p>They mean it as a compliment. I don't fit into their idea of what borderline personality disorder looks like. They think people with BPD will kill you, or burn down your house, or stalk you until you need to file …

10 Life Lessons You Learn Through Shopping

Women that love shopping have likely learned a few major life lessons while perusing the racks, from patience and forbearance to how to identify the difference between a need and a want (because, truly, it exists). Herewith, ten different truths you've lived while shopping.<p><b>1. Patience is a …

COS Opens Its First Canadian Store in Toronto

The elevated casualwear retailer makes landfall in Canada’s largest city.<p>Upscale fashion retail chain COS makes an understated and refined statement with its first entry into the Canadian market in the form of a flagship store on Toronto’s luxury brand-laden Bloor Street. Spanning a three-story, …

Toronto

Canada's retail prices are skyrocketing

Among the surprises, based on what economists - though perhaps not average Canadians - had expected: Growth in retail sales was a measly 0.5% in July; and growth in June was revised lower to 0.4%, from the originally reported 0.6%. Year-over-year, retail sales rose just 1.8% adjusted for …

Economics

Kitchen Remodeling Decisions You’ll Never Regret

These 7 ideas will make your kitchen timelessly gorgeous and functional.<p>We see lots of kitchen trends at HouseLogic, so we know it’s easy to get …

The Refined Eccentricity of Hotel Particulier Montmartre, Paris

We were quick to visit Montmartre's Hotel Particulier upon its opening, back in 2007. In a crowded Parisian hotel scene, the establishment's charm and (family-owned) authenticity immediately struck us. Imagine, if you will, something from a Wes Anderson or Jean-Pierre Jeunet film—only real. The …

France

Pictures of the day: 23 September 2015 - Telegraph

Nearly 6% of Americans suffer from a mental illness doctors barely understand

As she wrote in an article for Newsday, some days she would be bedridden, unable to eat or speak to anyone; other times she would lash out in anger at people she cared about, or cut herself to feel some relief from her emotional pain.<p>"My daughter is losing her grip on reality, and I've never been …

Mental Health