Mike Lambuth

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14 Things Designers Notice the First Time They Enter Your Home

It only takes minutes for them to reshuffle all of your furniture in their minds.<p>The first rule of design is: everyone's taste is different. But interior designers know so much about trends and style that they can't help but make some judgments (good and bad!) when they enter someone's home. In …

Colored Grout Is About to Steal Your Minimalist Heart

White tile never looked so good.<p>If you're a color fan, get ready to fall in love with this latest design trend, which we recently spotted on Brit+Co. — it might just be the perfect way to marry white and colors: colorful grout.<p>When you're decorating a room, you don't usually think of grout as a way …

Trends

11 amazing music videos that will make you want to travel

The video for Justin Bieber’s latest single, Company, is likely to give fans the wanderlust, as it follows the singer on his travels around the world. We round up other music videos that might inspire you to get away.<p>1. I’ll Show You by Justin Bieber<p>The simple yet otherworldly landscape of Iceland, …

Music

The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook

<i>by Martijn van den Broeck, all opinions my own.</i><p><b>Download your free copy of The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook.</b><p>Table of Contents<p><b>Before your</b> …

Home of the Day: Midcentury Modern architect Donald Wexler's home turf

Midcentury Modern architect Donald Wexler, who died this year at 89, designed this single-story house as his family home and lived there for 38 years. He expanded the post-and-beam house in 1960 and worked on its restoration in 2008.<p>Floor-to-ceiling glass walls, wide overhangs and doors that open …

Snow camping up a mountain – and up all night

Can camping on a snowy plateau really be as cool as it looks on Instagram? Our writer pitches high up in the Austrian Alps and finds the experience eye-opening – though not in a good way<b><br>Plus</b>: more places to camp in the snow<p>I’ve never fancied a hardcore snow expedition. I’ve never wanted to climb …

Skiing

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

He had an epiphany while living in a dumpster. And it could help change the future of housing.

He was living in a dumpster when the idea first came to him.<p>His name's Jeff Wilson — Dr. Jeff Wilson, actually. He's a professor at Huston-Tillotson …

16 luxurious train trips that will make you not want to travel any other way

As Mark Smith, a British travel writer, told the Herald Sun, "A great train ride is that triple combination of the scenery outside the train, the experience inside the train and the people you meet and things that happen on that specific trip which make it memorable."<p>These 16 train journeys will …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Architizer

The Cities You Need To See In Your Lifetime

Here at The Active Times, we're big proponents of off-the-beaten-path adventures and exploring wilderness around the globe, but that mentality occasionally means that cities are overlooked.<p>Urban centers offer their own form of adventure -- and some even satisfy the most active outdoor enthusiasts …

7 Examples Of Windows Designed For Sitting

1. This window seat in a home in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Pleysier Perkins.<p>2. This window seat in an apartment in South Korea, designed by …

Architecture

This new presentation at LACMA provides a comprehensive examination of Gehry's work.

Frank Gehry has revolutionised architecture’s aesthetics, social and cultural role, and relationship to the city, and his pioneering work in digital …

Check out New Balance's Retro Ski-Themed "MiUSA" Connoisseur Collection

Knit sweaters, log cabins, and vintage skis inspire New Balance’s latest offerings.<p>Having covered everything from vintage guitars to pinball machines, New Balance’s Connoisseur Collection turns its focus to the aesthetic of retro skiing in the “MiUSA” pack. Inspired by vintage ski sweaters, hats …

There's a startlingly simple reason that Americans dress so casually, according to a historian

Whether it's Silicon Valley CEOs or college students on their way to class, American loves their jeans and T-shirts.<p>But why?<p>"We dress more casually because we can," according to cultural historian Deirdre Clemente from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, who was interviewed by The Washington …

It's not an elaborate treehouse — it's a new affordable housing concept.

What kinds of places do you think of when it comes to "green" cities?<p>If you're like me, you're probably imagining places with subways and solar …

The 12 most beautifully designed hotels in the world

This year's 338 nominees include designs in a number of categories, including Hotel and Leisure.<p>The hotels under consideration are all incredibly unique, from an African safari lodge that resembles a luxurious wigwam to a Turkish resort and spa with stunning waterfront rooms.<p>The winner of 2015's …

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

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

Delightful pop-up Camping restaurant brings the great outdoors to busy Buenos Aires

1/22<p>Gabi Balan's self-service eatery Camping in Buenos Aires<p>Camping is a delightful pop-up restaurant in Buenos Aires that gives urbanites a taste of …

Buenos Aires

Going Braless Might Just Be Summer's Biggest Trend

Summer style is often associated with a looser interpretation of the public dress code, meaning bikini bottoms, playsuits, and more are fair game. This year, we noticed some ladies losing another layer, namely, their underwear. Whether the trend was born of a reaction to the soaring temperatures, a …

Women's Fashion

3 Easy Ways to Make Over Your Bedroom Decor

Starting to think your bedroom decor is a bit of a snooze-fest? Rest easy! Here are three simple bedroom decorating ideas to try.<p>Lighting<p>Gone are the days of dated bedside lamps from Grandma's house. In fact, your bedside lighting doesn't have to monopolize your bedside table at all! Consider …

London’s Covent Garden is About to be Filled With 100,000 White Balloons

If you need one more reason to visit London: Covent Garden is about to be filled with 100,000 white balloons.<p>It’s not an invasion by some adorably …

England

My new attitude to travel is to skip the iconic – and I thank my father for that

A lot of travel can be about pretending to like monuments and sights that you don’t really enjoy, but my father, the reluctant traveller, has shown me that what matters is only doing the things you are genuinely interested in<p>My father, who lives in India, loathes travel. He will tell you this …

Travel

The quiet revolution in British housing

Photograph: Tim Crocker<p>Abode, Great Kneighton, where expensive houses and more affordable units sit side by side.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/12/1439389142191/7b30e4ac-2181-4056-82dc-a0480a88744f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Crocker<p>Abode, Great Kneighton, …

Housing

How To Choose The Perfect Flooring For Your Home

As far as interior design is concerned, flooring is the unsung hero. While you often hear people remark on how much they love the paint or furniture, …

50 Wall Art Pieces Under $50 to Buy or DIY

Take it from a gal who just moved into her first apartment — decorating is not cheap. After dropping major bills on furniture and housewares, it’s hard to justify spending that extra buck on wall art, you know? But those white walls need a little love too, and adding art you love is the best way to …

Travellers Voted For The 10 Best Cities In The World

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

Mayo Clinic

What Design Lovers Should Buy, See, Read–And More!– At Every Age

Well, that all depends on your age.<p>Nobody wants to be considered old fashioned. But one's idea of what's hip and of-the-moment is likely to change over the years. Here, a guide to age-appropriate aspirations.

Food & Dining