John Wyvar

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Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Time Management

What makes YouTube’s surreal kids’ videos so creepy?

Earlier this month, journalist James Bridle launched a wide-reaching debate on the “industrialized nightmare production” of YouTube Kids videos. These weren’t overtly violent, sexual, or scatological videos, but they felt viscerally <i>wrong</i><i>.</i> They consist of inane, confusing, low-budget animation …

University of Sheffield

The 21st century buildings that transformed New York's skyline

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York's skyline is probably one of the best known in the world. Visitors and natives alike would undoubtedly be able to trace the silhouettes of its buildings with their eyes closed.<p>Less familiar, but no less striking, are the new constructions shaping up in the city. From Bjarke Ingels …

World Trade Center

House Grace

Located in Toronto’s Little Italy neighbourhood, House Grace is a full renovation and addition to a house from the 1890s creating a connected and light-filled home for a young family with a segregated second suite at the lowest level. Three distinct service pods organize and anchor the kitchen, …

Carlton Terrace / Windust Architects x Interiors

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The owners of Carlton terrace asked for a break from the past. They looked forward to new spaces filled …

Masculine Attic Bedroom in Poland Exudes Character

Welcome to a contemporary attic bedroom that exudes personality. The owner, a young lawyer, decided to convert the empty attic of a building in …

In This Stunningly Bleak Scifi Short, a Survivor Struggles in a Post-Apocalyptic Cityscape

Post-apocalyptic tales tend to be set in deserted wastelands—but Brazilian short <i>Lunatique</i>, which takes place in the ash-strewn ruins of what was once …

Introducing Design Milk At The Office – New Column + Instagram

Design in the workplace has changed so much and we think it’s important to have a dedicated space that documents how that landscape is shifting. …

Furniture

Dual Decks and a Cloak of Green: Modern Classic Home in Poland

There are times when it is the home design that makes it truly special and then there are occasions when it is the backdrop and the landscape that …

Interior Design

The 50 best movies of all time, according to critics on Metacritic

Many of the notable lists that rank the greatest movies of all time -- like the American Film Institute's "100 Years ... 100 Movies" from 1998 -- …

Couple transform ugly 1960s home after watching Grand Designs and it is now worth a fortune

Jane and Geoff Conner ripped out brick fireplaces and extended the dull and dowdy house to create a modern, contemporary home with underfloor heating …

Living Rooms

Danish Design Firm Arkitema Is Building an Apartment Complex from Shipping Containers

Beat Box is intended to revitalize Roskilde’s industrial area using mostly recycled materials<p>When it comes to urban architecture these days, sustainability is a trend that shows absolutely no signs of stopping. The challenge, of course, is to design something that repurposes existing materials …

Arkitema Architects Designs 30 Shipping Container Apartments in Roskilde, Denmark

Beat Box: 30 apartments in 48 containers to transform the Danish neighborhood of Musicon, adjacent to the famous Roskilde Festival area. Designed by …

Architecture

Open International Competition for Standard Housing and Residential Development Concept Design

The Open International Competition for Standard Housing and Residential Development Concept Design has been officially launched. Architects and …

Architecture

The top 10 most underrated horror films

From “Trick r’ Treat” to “Jason Goes To Hell,” here are 10 underrated horror films that should get their due<p>This list of underrated horror films is not necessarily determined by Rotten Tomatoes. Some of these films performed well on the critical aggregator and others did not, but the reality is …

Horror

Architecture Books You Can Borrow (For Free) From The Internet's Largest Library

Have you registered for your <b>free</b> library card? If you haven't, you're missing out on some serious perks! The Internet Archive has a lending feature …

Libraries

The 15 Best Monster Movies of the 21st Century

From "Godzilla" to "The Host," the best monster movies of the modern age have made our fears look every bit as real as they feel.<p>From a certain …

What Is It About Interior Designers and Their Dogs?

See inside the gorgeous homes of today’s most celebrated designers, where their beloved four-legged friends rule the roost<p>What is it about designers loving dogs so much? From Carolyne Roehm’s six pups to Mary McDonald’s five pugs, designers are gaga for their pets and have houses full of them. …

8 clever modern micro-apartments that live big

Micro-apartments are becoming more popular in cities where the demand for housing is growing, and the supply of affordable real estate is shrinking. …

Dining Rooms

How to Get Groceries at Disney World

Because nobody should ever pay $3 for a bottle of water, anywhere—certainly not at the Happiest Place on Earth.<p>You're going to Disney World! Let the …

Walt Disney Company

A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire - Dwell

Simon and Sarah Younger had only toyed with the idea of building a new beach house beside their shack in Dunalley, Tasmania, when the property was razed by a bushfire in 2013. After the smoke cleared, the Youngers turned to architect Stuart Tanner to design a refuge that would make them feel safe …

Architecture

Villa RR / Reitsema and Partners Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How do you transform a 50-year-old villa into a comfortable, contemporary, sustainable home? To find the …

Living Rooms

The Tragic Story Behind Pablo Picasso's Guernica, One of World's Most Famous Paintings

March 24, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Art

Architect builds his own studio at the end of Toronto garden

The Brooklyn trend for backyard studios has extended all the way to Toronto, where the founder of architecture firm Six Four Five A has constructed a …

Marsh House is a spectacular glass creation now for sale

<b>Situated in Tiptree, Essex, this five-bedroom detached property is an extraordinary family home.</b><p>Glass is the distinguishing feature of the house, …

Living Rooms

Index is a clean, colorful app for organizing your ideas and digital content

The makers of Index are hoping they’ve created the only app you’ll need to access all your files, notes and links.<p>“We’re giving people a full control panel for the digital world,” founder Brian Cox told me.<p>Cox said he actually developed Index for his own personal use five years ago. And while he …

Apps

Build-to-rent – the solution to Britain's housing crisis?

Purpose-built block of rental homes, including affordable units and extensive facilities, are fast becoming a hot investment<p>Aygul Zagidullina is not mad about football, but when she received a newsletter through the door about new rental homes opening next to Wembley Stadium in north London, she …

Housing

Australia’s first carbon-positive and zero-waste home is built of non-toxic materials

Australia’s first carbon positive and zero waste home to achieve a “10 Star” energy rating has popped up in Cape Paterson, Victoria. Designed in …

Design

This is the New Subway Tile and We're Not Sorry

Subway tile is everywhere. For years it's held sway over our bathrooms and kitchens, and for good reason: it's classic, it's inexpensive, it's easy …

Kitchens

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

When it comes to awards and appraisal, there are some films that clean up every year.<p>In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw …

Orson Welles