Allison

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10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

How To Eat A Popsicle For Any Meal Of The Day

Guess what? You can appropriately eat a popsicle for every meal of the day.<p>Yep! Use coffee as the base for your morning popsicle, or blend in some kale and you've got a portable, frozen salad for lunch or dinner. As for dessert? Mix in some brownie bites, nut butter, cinnamon or cocoa -- everything …

Gardening | Gardening Basics | How to Divide Perennials

Perennials need regular digging, dividing and transplanting to maintain healthy, attractive growth. When the middle of a plant dies out or looks like …

Composting

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

Eye-catching both during the night and the day, the Aloe Ridge House rises above the ground with its volumetric architecture in an attempt to …

Best Yoga Poses for Your Trouble Spots

Yoga moves that help you tone and slim your belly, butt, legs, and hips.

Dwell

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Home Tours

Weekend Getaway: The Roundhouse in Beacon, New York

A comfortable hotel spanning four buildings that date back to the early to mid-1800s is much-needed addition to the town of Beacon.<p>Beacon, New York has become a cultural destination, with New Yorkers lured by the vast Dia:Beacon museum and the community of high-end artisans nearby, including …

Hudson Valley

Articles about 7 outdoor entertaining areas done right on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and friends in the summertime.<p>We’re turning inward for inspiration, highlighting superlative users and fresh photos found on our own site.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending …

Cook Out

Architizer

Snøhetta architect says 9/11 attacks led to "a reawakening of architecture in New York"

<b>News:</b> rebuilding the World Trade Center site has revitalised the architectural scene in New York according to architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta, who …

When Strict Regulations Are a Blessing in Disguise: Komai Residence

Before this spectacularly <b>triangular home</b> rose on a corner property in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, USA, the cramped lot offered …

Futuristic Floating City Could Soon Become a Reality

Atlantis may not be the only city in the ocean after architecture firm AT Design Office gets its newest blueprint approved. This innovative city plan was commissioned by the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) as a possible eco-friendly city expansion alternative to continuing on land. …

Architecture

Contemporary Origami Exhibition is Coming to New York

Come see some of the biggest and brightest names in origami show off their wildest creations at a free event at the Cooper Union in New York City from June 19 to July 4. Organized by a Cooper Union student named Uyen Nguyen, you'll see amazing piece after piece of origami created by 80 contemporary …

Origami

Artist Zimoun Unleashes a Plastic Storm Inside of a Museum

Swiss artist Zimoun has recently unleashed a “plastic storm” inside of the Museo d'Arte di Lugano in an impressive installation entitled <i>36 Ventilators, 4.7m3 Packing Chips</i>. The kinetic artwork features a plethora of styrofoam peanuts and large fans that blow them against the museum's broad window …

Art

Spectacular Images of Dazzling Star Trails in the Night Sky

Singapore-based photographer Justin Ng captures absolutely breathtaking photos of the night sky, including these dazzling composite images of star trails curving over various landscapes. Star trail images show the apparent motion of the stars across the sky due to the rotation of the Earth. Ng's …

Photography

Cloud Street Residence by AWA

Ana Williamson Architect have completed the remodel of a house in Menlo Park, California.<p>Project description<p>Cloud Street House began as a cramped 900 …

Large Coral Reef Sculpture Raises Conservation Awareness

<i>Our Changing Seas III</i> is part of an ongoing series featuring large-scale coral reef sculptures by artist and ocean advocate Courtney Mattison, who finds herself turning to environmental science and marine biology to find inspiration for her artwork. The artist carefully shapes the coral from glazed …

Conservation

Playful Landscapes Feature the Adventures of Tiny Toy Cars

At first you may think that these <i>Traveling Cars Adventures</i> are simply photographs of cars in scenic landscapes. Upon further inspection, though, viewers will be pleasantly surprised to discover that each subject is actually a small toy captured from extremely dramatic perspectives. The series has …

Paddington Bear

5 Native New Yorkers spent the last 3 years visiting and photographing over 100 of the city's last authentic pizza shops. Here's the result: http://ow.ly/vT9HI

Manhattan’s Privately Owned Public Spaces, A Photographic Investigation

<i>E 53th St., between Park and Madison Avenues</i><p><i>The always inquisitive urban planner, Charles-Antoine Perrault, most well-known for his Paris-NYC mashup</i> …

Colorful Layers of Paper Form Intricate Sculptures and Patterns

Paris-based designer Maud Vantours is a master at constructing incredible 3D sculptures and mesmerizing patterns out of paper. After carefully cutting out assorted shapes, she meticulously builds up layer upon layer, superimposing the papers to create intricate and colorful works of art. Her paper …

Art

Jenga-Like Hotel Idea Uses Shipping Containers as Rooms

At first glance, the <i>Hive-Inn</i> resembles a colorful set of stacked blocks that are reminiscent of the fun-yet-challenging game, Jenga. They are much than that, of course, and the individual elements make up a proposed hotel concept by Hong Kong-based architects at OVA Studio. The building, designed …

Architecture

Soccer fans can expect to float as Qatar comes up with floating hotels for World Cup 2022 -

In an offshore turn of hospitable events, exactly that has happened, a Qatar hotel has gone afloat! Or it will, come 2022 when the Arab emirate hosts …

Luxury Lifestyle

11 mind blowing hotels that need to be in your bucket list -

There is a lot we want to achieve in life. It could be anything from climbing the machu picchu to paying our bills on time. For a true luxury …

Natural Beauty

Changing NYC Storefronts Documented Across a Decade

<b>CBGB, The Bowery, East Village, NYC</b><p>New York City is constantly moving and changing. Walking along the same exact city block can be an entirely different experience from week to week, with new stores and restaurants popping up all the time.<p>Ten years ago, photographers James and Karla Murray began …

Manhattan

Spectacular Spring Photos of Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Spring is finally here, bringing with it warmer temperatures, brighter skies, and fresh green buds. For people living in Japan, the arrival of spring signifies one more thing: the beginning of cherry blossom season. Cherry blossoms, or <i>sakura</i> in Japanese, are a cultural symbol of Japan, admired for …

Japan