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10 stunning locations that inspired Studio Ghibli masterpieces

With a filmography that includes such beloved animated classics as <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, <i>Spirited Away</i> and <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i>, the imagination and artistry …

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Photography

"Sleeping" dinosaur fossil so well preserved it still sports skin and scales

It takes plenty of imagination to interpret what dinosaurs looked like and how they behaved, since all we usually have are dusty old bones squashed …

Here’s Your First Look at Tesla’s Beautiful Solar Roofs

Sometimes a clean energy innovation is on par with the standard version, so choosing between the two can be tough. When it comes to Tesla’s newest …

Tesla

Caramelized Onions

August 2017<p>Makes about ½ cup<p>Learning how to properly caramelize onions is key. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you’ll use them for everything from French onion soup to onion dip to topping burgers. Here, we break down the process step by step.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large yellow onions, peeled …

Recipes

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

How to Create Your Dream Home Office

With so many of us working from home these days, it’s about time we invested in our working environment to ensure the best experience possible. Here …

Home Offices

10 web designers’ business cards you'll want to keep

In this interconnected social media age, it’s perhaps surprising that old fashioned paper-based ways to keep in touch and spread your network are …

Graphic Design

The CRISPR Gene-Editing Tool is Finally Being Used on Humans

A team of scientists in China has become the first to treat a human patient with the groundbreaking CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique. While the …

Stunning Urban Instagrams by Erik Trent

<b>Erik Trent</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and creative director based out of Dallas, who loves to design, explore & travel. “I spend most of …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

Genetics

Why Italian Modernism Has Remained So Iconic

Giorgio Busnelli, CEO of chic furniture brand B&B Italia, explains the enduring appeal of a favorite style<p>While it's said that styles come and go, the midcentury-modern aesthetic has held strong through the years. Collectors still clamor for original pieces at auction, and the influence of the …

Furniture Design

Steal This Look: A Rustic Farmhouse Living Room in Upstate New York

Today we take a look inside the parlor of Taavo Somer’s renovated 19th-century farmhouse in upstate New York. Somer, founder of Freemans restaurant, …

Living Rooms

16 Farmhouse Kitchens with Undeniable Charm Photos

When you think of the "heart of the home," the kitchen that comes to mind is likely of the idyllic farmhouse variety (think classic wood floors, lovely painted cabinets and paneled walls, a verdant view, and, of course, exposed ceiling beams). Cozy design details like these make for a warm, …

Kitchens

11 Exciting New Materials Designers Should Watch

Flexible batteries, Velcro metal, colorful conductive inks, and more.<p>Andrew Dent, vice president of library and materials research at Material ConneXion, is like a sommelier. Presiding over the world’s largest library of materials, his job is to listen to the requirements of his clients–a list …

Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

This is where awareness lives.<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

How A Gray Sofa Can Impact The Decor Around It

Each color has its own set of unique attributes and characteristics. Gray is an interesting case because it’s placed in the middle, between black and …

The 29 Hottest Outdoor Decorating Trends of 2016

More than ever this year, the outdoors were an extension of our indoor living spaces. See the top 30 ways people made their exteriors cozy, stylish, and inviting in 2016 ahead.

Landscaping

New Book Illustrates Different Sketching Processes Used by Industrial Designers

Tom Skeehan's book on design drawing is 200 pages of Australian goodness<p>Remember rendering expert Mark Kokavec releasing his <i>How to Draw Figures</i> book? …

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Agathom builds artist's cabin in dense British Columbia forest

<b>A+Awards:</b> next in our showcase of this year's Architizer A+Awards winners is a wooden artist's retreat on Vancouver Island by Toronto firm …

British Columbia

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

23 gorgeous kitchens to inspire (and distract) you right now

Something for everyone<p>For many households, the kitchen is where all the action is. It’s the heart of the home where everyone comes together to eat, talk, work, relax, and just be in the presence of each other. It’s no surprise then that of the numerous charming homes we’ve toured across the …

San Francisco

Accent Wall Ideas - 12 Different Ways To Cover Your Walls In Wood

Feature walls, also known as accent walls, are a popular way to add a design element you’ve always loved but don’t want to commit to on every wall. …

Interior Design

Perkins + Will Unveils Design for Eco-Friendly Dubai Stadium Meant to Naturally Cool Fans

With a perforated-metal exterior and a special glass roof, the bowl-like stadium would naturally cool down its 60,000 fans<p>The average temperature in Dubai during the month of July is about 106 degrees Fahrenheit. Now imagine that extreme heat while sitting in a stadium alongside tens of thousands …

World's First Interactive Art Exhibit for Dogs Encourages Playfulness and Mental Stimulation

Art is for everyone, and everyone includes your dog! More Than teamed up with British artist and inventor Dominic Wilcox to create the first art exhibition for canines, which opened for just two days last weekend. As part of the #PlayMore campaign, the interactive installation's mission was to …

Jouin Manku Design Agency's "The Sound Cabinet" Installation

At this year's AD Interieurs exposition (running concurrently in Paris with design fair Maison et Objet), event-founding publication Architectural Digest France declared a site-specific theme: collectors. Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku, the designers behind the Jouin Manku agency (specializing in …

The Map Design Toolbox from Gestalten

Book Recommendation: The Map Design Toolbox – Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design.<p>Illustrative maps in a colorful, flat style are all the rage, …

How-to mix contemporary interior design with elements of Japanese culture

The hotel suites at the new Aman Tokyo are a delightful lesson on how to combine contemporary interior design with the flavor of traditional Japanese …