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Small Flat Gets A Custom Furniture System That Maximizes Its Space

Small apartments are quite common, especially in big cities. A 35 square meter apartment is not as small as you’d think if the design is well thought …

Interior Design

Impact of Chicago's violence on girls in toughest neighborhoods often overlooked

Her 3-inch-thick court file reveals a dark and violent world the teen is navigating: multiple arrests and stays in the juvenile detention center, repeated violations while free on electronic monitoring.<p>The girl was sexually abused. She has experienced violence in her own relationships, suffers from …

Awesome Is What The 2016 National Geographic 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' Winners Are

And their work is breathtaking, astonishing, stunning ...<p>Just like last year, the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest amaze and astound us.<p>This year the Grand Prize goes to Greg Lecoeur’s jaw-dropping shot of the feeding frenzy that accompanies sardine …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months and now I can't imagine my life without it

Headspace was founded by Rich Pierson (left) and Andy Puddicombe in 2012. Puddicombe was formally trained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk during a 10-year …

Avalon: Contemporary Modular Home with Green Roof and Sustainable Style

Sustainable design is not always about high-tech gadgets and cutting-edge technology, and it is often intuitive and eco-friendly architecture that …

Design

A Look At The Brilliant, Lesser-Known Art Of Zaha Hadid

Hadid’s prescient early paintings and drawings look as though they could have been made on a computer.<p>Before Zaha Hadid turned to computers to express the gravity-defying curves that would become her signature, Hadid used painting and drawing as the primary medium through which she explored …

12 cheap building materials perfect for a small home

Starting a new build project can be a daunting prospect, especially in terms of how expensive the endeavour could become. But if you could locate …

Home Improvement

Renovated Duplex Inspired By Foliage And Views Of The Park

The location and immediate surroundings of a residence have a big impact on its interior design and ambiance in some cases. A house or an apartment …

What to Do in Harlem

Find old-school dining, fine arts, documentaries and DJs in Harlem, NY. (Photos: Paul Quitoriano)<p>Harlem does not feel like the rest of Manhattan, and …

Farm-to-table

Futuristic Urban Droneport could act as a hub for drone deliveries

Companies from Amazon to Facebook have bet on drones as the aerial vehicles of the future. But many locales lack the appropriate infrastructure to …

Urban Ecology

Dubai Street Museum: murals appear across the city – in pictures

Artists have been encouraged to transform the appearance of Dubai’s 2nd December Street. Participants have painted murals on 16 of the thoroughfare’s buildings as part of Dubai Street Museum, an initiative promoting the emirates’ visual arts and cultural heritage. Photographer Tom Dulat had a look …

Art

Dream attics: 9 inspiring examples

Having a room like an attic could be one of the most surprising features that a house can offer. Many times left in neglect with boxes of things we …

Interior Design

The Truck Art Project brings art to the streets - CNN Style

Streetwear

How to Decorate With Color in a Studio Apartment

Studio apartments have a bad reputation. While it's true they're small, they don't have to be bleak. Case in point? This vibrant New York City apartment by online interior design company Laurel & Wolf. Full of color, life, and cheer, this studio defies the negative stereotype. Neutral beige walls …

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

Europe’s largest port–threatened by rising waters and a loss of its major industry–has reinvented itself as a playground for innovative thinkers who are trying to create a resilient city of the future.<p>When Helly Scholten makes dinner, if she needs a tomato or squash or an onion, she heads …

Urban Planning

Meditate in the a.m.? Here’s why you should do it in a group

The pros of a daily morning meditation are vast (hello serious focus and productivity, goodbye stress). But getting into a Zen place when your warm …

Meditation