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10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Japanese Art

Articles about 5 modern homes colorado on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>From repurposed shipping …


27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

Cinder Blocks Are A DIYer's Best Friend, And These Projects Prove It

If you want to spruce up your home and garden without breaking the bank, it's time to look to an unlikely item: the cinder block. While these concrete chunks may look unsightly at first, they're really a DIYer's dream.<p>There are tons of ways to transform cinder blocks into beautiful home creations …


Why American yards will never rival British gardens

The American sward is a nod to Britain’s influence, but, says Noel Kingsbury, gardens across the Pond are a-changing<p>"Divided by a common language” goes the saying about the British and American relationship. The same could be said of gardening. American gardeners historically based their “yard” on …

How to design an enduring logo: Lessons from IBM and Paul Rand

Many tech companies these days obsess over constantly redesigning and tweaking their logos. In that context, IBM’s 43-year-old logo is veritably the branding equivalent of ancient sacred scripture.<p>Its iconic eight-bar logo is the marquee for IBM’s awakening to the power of design in the 1950s. The …

Graphic Design

30 Marketing Ideas To Increase Sales For Your Small Business

Small Business

Should City Planners Worry About Water Supply?

The headline asks one of the big questions prompted by <i>Planetizen</i>’s interview with Denver Planning Director Brad Buchanan, albeit through no fault of …

Urban Design


“Welcome to my digital home. I believe we all have a purpose and mission that are uniquely our own. It is our life’s work to articulate what that is …

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

There is a fundamentally new class of individuals entering and circulating in the job market. They tend to be adaptable and mobile, East-Coast-educated but West Coast-bound, willing to take risks, technically sophisticated, and social adept. They also are more interested in learning than in their …

How To Invest Your $600,000 IRA

Nagging question for someone departing from a job, at retirement or in midcareer: where to roll over the 401(k). Inertia, memories of the 2008 crash or misgivings about managing a large pot of money may lead to a bad answer. Good answers are readily at hand.<p>What you do with a retirement account …


14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty of Big Cities

In these decades of freely accessible online maps, it's totally normal to be addicted to what Wikipedia describes as a "symbolic depiction …