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How to Shoot Golden Hour Portraits That Require Less Editing

Spring is here; it’s a time for golden hour portraits and photographers to get excited about chasing the light in the creation of the killer photo. …

Primary Elections

10 tallest buildings under construction or in development around the world

In the race to build vertically, Asia has a commanding lead<p>Frank Lloyd Wright once proposed The Illinois, a mile-high skyscraper set on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago, a towering giant of a building powered by atomic elevators. It's clear symbol of the current race to raise skylines around …

This irregularly-shaped home perches on a single concrete pillar

It sits on a hill in Prague surrounded by trees<p>Now this home in Czech Republic is certainly <i>unique</i>. Designed by Jan Šépka, a co-founder of HŠH Architects, the aptly named House in an Orchard is located on an inclined plot in Prague surrounded by trees. Because of the slope of the site, the …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

9 Things Passionate People Do Differently

Do you have enough passion in your life? Passion is the difference between playing the piano and being a pianist; it's who you are, not just what you do. Passion makes you leap out of bed in the morning, eager to start your day.<p>Dr. Robert Vallerand at the University of Quebec has studied passion …

Self-improvement

A Zen House Divided In Two Separate Volumes Linked By A Bridge

It’s hard to separate work from home, especially when you actually have an office at home. However, if you’re serious about it, there are ways to …

Furniture designer builds himself a curvy, wooden dream home

Bring on the loop-de-loops<p>British furniture designer Tom Raffield is known for his curvy furniture and lighting made from steam-bent wood. And now, he’s put his craft on full display in a new two-story extension to a gamekeeper’s lodge in the English countryside.<p>Belonging to Raffield and his wife, …

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

Exercise

Adaptable "sleeping box" helps expand this 376 sq. ft. micro-apartment

As more and more people move into cities in search of opportunities, the rising costs of living and renting in a desired location are prompting many …

Small Spaces

The history of BMW

In the video above we take a look at iconic car brand BMW, a company whose century of history echoes Europe's most tumultuous period.<p>BMW's first car was built under licence in 1928, 12 years after Rapp Motorenwerke became Bayerische Motoren Werke GmbH. The German company’s production plants were …

BMW

Font Family Set: Cartel Deux

We are sharing this beautiful font family set with lots of goodies as well by Firman Suci Ananda called: <b>Cartel Deux</b>. It’s a lovely typographic set …

These Colorful Arrangements of Mass-Produced Objects Are Supremely Satisfying

Adam Hillman's rainbow aesthetic will make your inner neat freak sing.<p>A spectrum of artificial colors and flavors awaits visitors to Adam Hillman's intoxicatingly satisfying Instagram account. In the summer of 2015, the Rutgers University art history major began arranging candies, crayons, and …

Moscow Designer's Tiny Apartment with Tons of Built-In Storage Solutions

…and an unwanted, spectral visitor<p>Alireza Nemati lives in Moscow, where he and his wife live in a tiny apartment—just 35 square meters (about 375 …

One of Just 29 Porsche 959 Sports Ever Built Is Going to Auction

If you're planning on bidding when this thing hits RM's Paris Auction, plan to bring at least $1.6 million.<p>In 1986, the Porsche 959 looked like something that came from outer space. Sure, Ferrari answered by launching the F40 a year later—but while the Ferrari was a super light racing prototype for …

These award-winning photos show planet Earth in ways you've never seen it

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.<p>There are ice caves that shimmer sapphire blue, glowing swirls in the sky as particles carried by solar wind collide with Earth's atmosphere, and serene …

Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M

The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT<p>2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tiranna, a 1955-built residence named after the …

Why Every Country Kitchen Needs These Rustic Fruit Drawers

They have just the right amount of ventilation.<p>Though pull-out kitchen drawers have been around for a while now, we bet you've never seen them like this before.<p>Removable drawers fashioned from wooden crates are taking over Pinterest, and they're the ideal design feature for the farmhouse-loving …

Buying a second lens: what lens should I buy next?

Why do I need another lens?<p>So you’ve just bought your first interchangeable lens camera? That’s excellent. Whichever camera you’ve bought, it’s …

How a design competition changed the US approach to disaster response

Nate Berg tells the story of Rebuild By Design, a competition – and now its own organisation – based on taking a more proactive approach to disaster response in cities; but how far can you prepare for the effects of climate change?<p>Ten years ago, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg released a plan …

Sea Level

What It's Like to Be an Interior Designer for Really, Really Rich People

An interior designer, who works with A-list clients who spend upwards of $50,000 a room, explains the sociopathy and delusional thinking that comes with disposable incomes.<p>A friend of mine works as an interior designer at the type of firm that builds those grandiose homes that flood Pinterest and …

This Tiny House Has More Charm Than Most Mansions

Let's just say, it spares no details.<p>Tiny house dwellers usually have to make some sacrifices, like giving up a cozy Saturday morning in front of a fireplace or a Sunday night bathtub soak. But not in the "Urban Craftsman." This small abode was built by Handcrafted Movement in a craftsman style and …

Born in the USA: The best new architecture by American firms

A total of 23 winning projects have been selected from around 700 submissions. The winners are a varied bunch, including low-cost housing, museums, …

How To Decorate Your Space In 5 Layers

Ever wondered how to decorate your space like an interior designer would? We're lucky to work with many fabulously talented designers in our offices and we asked one of our favorites, Caitlin McBride, to give us her professional insider tips on decorating a space, using one of her recent living …

What All Successful People Do at the Beginning of the Day—Do You?

What is the secret to happiness? This elusive emotion is something we consistently chase after, but is it a goal we should be setting in the first …