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Interiors: want ideas for your home? Look to shops and cafes

Ideas for a bathroom<p>Of Aesop’s 11 UK branches, its Richmond store, in a three-storey, 18th-century town house, feels the most homely. “When we stripped back the premises, we uncovered wooden panelling, fireplaces and sealed doors,” says Deidra Hodgson, who oversees the design of the Australian …

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Articles about contemporary nordic town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>This prefabricated dwelling is the first thing visitors see …

Lake Erie can get extremely violent and these are the photos to prove it

Lake Erie may be the warmest and shallowest of North America's Great Lakes, but it's more beast than beauty. The world's 12th largest lake is notoriously stormy and has been known to pound boats, break walls, and beaches with waves reaching 25 feet.<p>While gusts of wind over 50 miles per hour might …

Capturing the Hauntingly Beautiful Atmosphere of the Dutch Woodlands

Nelleke Pieters’ photographs perfectly encapsulate the haunting beauty of the woods. Based in Holland, the amateur photographer manages to extract a certain poignant atmosphere from the trees and leaves in the forest where she shoots. From fleeting appearances of wildlife, to delicate light streams …

What Ever Happened to Pastel Kitchen Appliances?

They were all the rage in the '50s, but have since become a novelty.<p>Kitchen appliances today are almost guaranteed to be stainless steel, black, or white. But neutrals weren't always the preferred colors for kitchen decor.<p>The 1950s saw pastel colors take center stage in almost every house in …

Kitchens

Haunting Photos of Europe’s Abandoned Buildings, From Steel Plants to Castles

The main hall of a steel plant office in France. “The most painful thing in this is to watch it crumble”, says Hans. (All Photos: Hans van</i> …

Real Brides Share the Moment They Felt Married (and It Wasn't Always On Their Wedding Day!) | Brides

Being pronounced man and wife is an amazing experience, but it may not leave you feeling "married" just yet. That realization often doesn't come until a small, but pivotal event occurs, and the change in your life status suddenly hits you. Here are those moments for nine recent brides.<p>"As …

15 Dreamy Things You Didn't Realize Your Bedroom Needed

These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.<p>These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.

Interior Design

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Love Life (Or Lack Thereof)

The more you know!<p>What bearing does your zodiac sign have on your love life -- or lack thereof? A lot more than you think, says Jennifer Angel, one of New York’s most well-known astrologers.<p>Below, Angel shares the biggest weakness each zodiac sign has in relationships -- and a quick fix for …

8 Hilariously Odd Wedding Photos

When wedding photos go horribly, horribly wrong.<p>Everyone wants their wedding photos to be perfect, but life often gets in the way. Pooping dogs, naked cyclists, and photo-bombing whales can really ruin a shot, but the good news is you end up with a photo that's even more memorable and authentic …

Photographer Documents the Amusing Ways His Girlfriend Tries to Hide from the Camera

Some people are naturally camera shy and prefer to live their lives off-film. This, however, is a challenge when your significant other is a photographer. Mikaël Theimer tried many times to take a picture of his girlfriend, Marion, but she would always attempt to dodge his lens. Instead of giving …

On Going Off My Depression Medication During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is hard. Doing it without much-needed depression medication is harder.<p>When my daughter was about 3 months old, I attended a party with a bunch of other new moms. They were gushing — GUSHING — about parenthood. I stood silently in a circle of the rosiest faces you ever did see, wondering …

Articles about texas couple builds their cast place concrete dream home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and …

Architecture