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Articles about 7 modern backsplashes defy norm on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

Los Angeles

A “Charmingly Off-Level” Oslo Apartment

When one thinks of Modernism, one’s mind might conjure images of Le Corbusier chairs, Mies van der Rohe floor plans, Braun stereos, and wide ribbon …

7 Classic Decorating Lessons That Will Transform Any House

In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that enliven his previously generic sheetrock-lined rooms.<p>In his first apartment, Connecticut-based Sam Allen gives drama a capital "D" with seven classic decorating lessons that …

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Traveler Captures the Spectacular Beauty of New Zealand on Three-Month Road Trip

16 months ago, photographer, web designer, and blogger Johan Lolos left his native Belgium to fulfill his dream of traveling the world. After spending a year in Australia, Lolos headed southeast to New Zealand, where he recently completed a three-month road trip around the island country. He and …

New Zealand

Your Creative Calendar: 65 Things To Do, See, and Hear This February

A lot of things, actually. February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less packed with movies, shows and other …

TV

Parenting advice: five experts reveal their sanity-saving secrets

How to be a better parent: 'Positive attention', putting your partner first and 23 other tips to solve family crises...<p><b>'Firmness is about giving children boundaries; fairness is about consistency'</b><p><b>Jessica Chivers</b> <i>is a coaching psychologist, the author of 'Mothers Work!’ and founder of The Talent</i> …

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

Minimalism

Tag: Kitchens

Remodeling 101: Ceiling-Mounted Recessed Kitchen Vents<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Kitchen of the Week: Tiny Kitchens from Japan, Micro Apartment Edition<p>by …

Home Improvement

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

Eva Green

The Weird but Totally Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

Portraits of Time

Project info<p>Portraits of Time is a series of portraits of ancient trees from around the world that explores time and survival, celebrating the wonders of nature that have endured throughout the centuries. This fourteen-year project has taken me on an exhilarating journey to many parts of the United …

10 Things You Should Know About Becoming an Interior Designer

Are you always receiving compliments on your interior design taste? Do you love decorating rooms and arranging furniture? If you answered yes to …

Architectural Built-Ins for the Bedroom: 15 Favorites from the Archives

We believe the bedroom should be a sanctuary (see 10 Secrets for a Better Night’s Sleep). Thankfully, architects have long known that creating …

Articles about minimalist duplex venice california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Crane.tv, the excellent video magazine focusing on design and contemporary …

Minimalism

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Why can't you remember being a baby? Science explains.

Why don't you remember being a baby? How come you barely remember being a young child? How come a three-year-old can remember things that happened — but will then have no memories of that day a few years later?<p>THE NEW BRAIN CELLS OF YOUNG ANIMALS MAY BE MESSING UP THEIR MEMORIES<p>These questions have …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Grain on the brain: why is our attitude to bread so complicated?

Can it really be true that the humble loaf of bread has become the Enemy Within, detrimental to the way our bodies – and even our brains – work?<p>When was the last time you had a sandwich for lunch? Or picked out – without guilt or hesitation – a roll from the bread basket at a restaurant? Today? …

Why almost everything you've been told about unhealthy foods is wrong

Nutrition,Food & drink,Nutrition,Health & wellbeing,Life and style,Health,Food & drink industry,Business,Food safety,World news,Diets and dieting,Science,Obesity,Society<p>Eggs and red meat have both been on the nutritional hit list – but after a major study last week dismissed a link between fats and …

How to create a modern-day tech survival kit with an old iPhone

Almost 50 percent of old phones are kept stored away somewhere in the house, MarketWatch reported earlier this year. My own family employs a …

NSA thoroughly hacked “security risk” Huawei, according to Snowden documents

The NSA hacked the blazes out of Huawei, according to the latest story to be plucked from Edward Snowden’s bag of secrets. The New York Times and Der …