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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 …

Gyotaku: The Traditional Japanese Art of Painting Marine Life with Actual Fish

In her nature-inspired works of art, Heather Fortner not only depicts the forms of fish, but does so using the actual bodies of the fish. The technique is called <i>gyotaku</i> (? gyo “fish” + ? taku “rubbing”), a traditional Japanese method of fish printing that originated in the mid-19th century as a way …

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

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Nestled among trees and apple …

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

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

Art

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>If you want to spruce up your home and garden without breaking the bank, it's …

Sculpture

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 …

30 Marketing Ideas To Increase Sales For Your Small Business

Top 5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

When I launched VerbalizeIt in 2012, I knew I was in uncharted territory. Having never before grown a small business, I surrounded myself with as many talented and experienced mentors, teammates and investors from whom I could learn best practices as we scaled our company. Since then, we’ve failed, …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

POWERED BY INSPIRATION

“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 …

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