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Living Simply in a Dumpster

One professor left his home for a 36-square-foot open-air box, and he is happier for it. How much does a person really need?<p>Tucked behind the women’s residence halls in a back corner of Huston-Tillotson University’s campus in Austin, Texas, sits a green dumpster. Were it not for the sliding pitched …

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …

Santa Cruz

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Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...<p>Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.<p>With our latest platform release, you can now continuously scroll through stories, and easily add your photo uploads …


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Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.<p>The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...<p>Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution …

San Francisco

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Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance …

Cape Cod

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Santa Cruz

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A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.<p>A bay window …

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'Multiverse' LED Art surrounding Moving Walkway at National Gallery of Art by Leo Villareal Photo Michael Poole (Longmont, CO) on design-dautore.com

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Conix Architecten of Antwerp, Belgium, were responsible for the renovation of the Atomium’s interior, which includes these atomlike seating pods. Photo by Roy Zipstein.

Creekside Cabin

Although beautifully situated among firs and redwoods, the layout of this 1920’s shingle-style weekend cabin precluded views to the nearby seasonal …


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A Little New Zealand Beach House Lives Large

You don't need a big house when your living room is the beach. This New Zealand beach cottage accomodates a family of five in only 40 square meters …

Little Cargo Container in the Big Woods

A few years ago, a county parks department in Washington state sponsored a contest that sounded like something Amy Poehler would dream up on <i>Parks and</i> …

Amy Poehler

Sneak Peek | New Products for IKEA

9 Comments<p>It's that time of year when Swedish retailer, IKEA launches a whole new batch of products just in time for their 2015 catalog. The new …

The Smallest Homes Money Can Buy

Minimalist living at its finest.<p>These minimalist houses might make you act on your dream of living with less stuff. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Beach Houses

Tiny Houses Big with U.S. Owners Seeking Economic Freedom

Doug Immel recently completed his custom-built dream home, sparing no expense on details like cherry-wood floors, cathedral ceilings and …

Tiny House With Studio

Tiny house with additional companion studio with sleeping loft above and joined by shared deck. Photos and build by Molecule Tiny Homes.

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