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Midcentury-inspired California home is an indoor-outdoor dream

Designed by Klopf Architecture<p>Klopf Architecture, the San Francisco firm known for its midcentury modern-inspired residences and renovations of Eichler homes, has designed a bright and airy ranch-style home in Orangeville, a community in Sacramento, California.<p>Taking cues from midcentury design, …

Yasmin, a young girl in Mawlynnong, a remote Indian village where women rule. The matrilineal society here inspired @karolinklueppel to make portraits of self-assured young women. She lived with different families in Mawlynnong for nine months to create her photo series “Mädchenland,” or “Kingdom of Girls.” Instead of traditional documentary images of the Khasi, she sought to capture how the girls’ behavior demonstrated their power. “In the Khasi culture,” @karolinklueppel told our photo blog, Lens, “women and girls have a special standing in the society and, of course, this exceptional role ‘produces’ a great self-confidence.”

Powerfully Minimalist Portraits of Wild Animals by Troy Moth

Photographer Troy Moth spent the first few years of his life living in a tent in a remote tree-planting camp in Western Canada, instilling in him a deep love of nature. His upbringing surrounded by untamed flora and fauna is reflected in <i>Animal Works</i>, a series of striking photos depicting animals …

Animals

Artist Virtually 'Paints' Ancient Drawings Onto Modern Homes Around The World

Muralists need a lot of things that aren't easy to come by: money, connections, and a wall for starters. Polish artist Maria Umievskaya realized she could approximate the reach of a public artist without any of these resources, using only the internet. Her virtual series juxtaposes clean modern …

Art

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

This Wearable, Computer-Controlled Sphere Is Dancing In A New York Museum

There's a computer-controlled sphere dancing in New York City this month, and you have about a week left to see it.<p>The oddity is Maria Blaisse's "Breathing Sphere," and it's currently housed at the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City. The Dutch designer created the motorized globe of woven bamboo in …

Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

Mount Doom

30 Luxe Hotels for Hitting the Slopes

The best ski lodges are idyllic escapes where after a day of hitting the slopes, you come back to cozy fireplaces, gourmet food, and relaxing spa treatments. Even if you’re not a hardcore skier, these winter accessories and stylish boots will ensure you’re the cutest lodge bunny on the hill. …

Beautiful Houses: Loft Conversion

This week we will show you the beautiful transformation loft conversion in Terrassa, Spain, a project by Egue & Seta. The details of the project on …

Wonderland, la fiaba di Kirsty Mitchell

<i>“Questo progetto non è stato solo terapeutico per me, ma ha genuinamente cambiato la mia vita, mi ha portate a fare esperienze ‘reali’ di vita che</i> …

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Honestly, I can’t believe I remembered my password much less my username to log onto my typepad account. It’s been almost two years since I’ve …

Le fotografie emotive di Rachel Baran

Gli scatti della giovane fotografa americana Rachel Baran sono autoritratti capaci di catturare l'attenzione e portare lo spettatore incontro ai …

Everytime I See You

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

A new and rather strange craze is sweeping the internet - photos of cats wearing tights View our full gallery here: http://fw.to/WvkTkwD Picture: meowtfit.tumblr.com

Before & After: Recycled Slate + Branch Table

I used to gravitate toward mid-century furniture, and would have happily filled my home with all those smooth, sleek curves and rounded corners. Now …

Le foto surreali di Caras Ionut

Caras Ionut è un artista rumeno che vive nel mondo fantastico di Photoshop dove assembla paesaggi e composizioni fotografiche surreali. Caras esplora …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

design

Fabulous Fashionistas: a glorious inspiration for older women everywhere

It has been a funny old week. I've often been too preoccupied and cross to speak. It's tiring, being a narky middle-aged woman, and the nullifying lack of interest in anything we do doesn't help. Mostly, I sit behind my laptop and fester. Come the evening, I might swear a bit at the telly and …

Beautiful High-Speed Photographs of Ink Mixing with Oil

When it comes to high-speed liquid photography, you’d be hard-pressed to find more than one or two people the world over who can match illustrator …

Engineering student's epic welcoming speech goes viral

A US student stuns his audience of freshmen with an impassioned welcoming speech set to the tune from 2001: A Space Odyssey.<p>Mechanical engineering major Nicolas Selby began his sophomore welcome at the university in <b>Atlanta</b> in the traditional style offering advice to the new class of students but as …

Sweet Eve Strawberry Meringue Roulade with Mascarpone

<i>Wimbledon may be over but strawberries are still in abundance. So why not treat yourselves this weekend, to an indulgent swiss and french cuisine</i> …

Dessert

Warren Buffett makes $3bn bet on banks

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has made a big bet on a better outlook for banks, spending more than $3bn (£1.9bn) buying shares in some of America’s largest lenders, according to the latest filing by his Berkshire Hathaway investment vehicle.<p>Mr Buffett, who has a personal fortune of $54bn, …

Investing

Organic and Mechanical Hybrid Sculptures by Pierre Matter

French sculptor Pierre Matter's body of work thematically revolves around the surreal idea of featuring a combination of organic and mechanical materials in one entity. His sculptures reflect a robotic evolution of living beings and animals, transforming their likeness into multilayered cyborgs. …

Art

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Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …