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8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

Articles about modern steel house seattle on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Donald Wexler was thinking prefab long before prefab was popular.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on …

Architecture

11 steps to ensure you’re never left saying ‘I’ve got nothing to wear’

Few things highlight the futility of human existence more poignantly than the Festive Sequin, especially when that sequin – it’s generally sequins in the plural – lies on the floor, detached from its intended resting place, and you haven’t even got it out of the store.<p>The problem is that in a …

Clothing

Here's what NYC's first micro apartments will look like on the inside

1/13<p>Here's What NYC's first micro apartments will look like on the inside Living Area<p>Despite their small size, NYC's first (official) tiny apartments …

Housing

11 tech gifts small enough to fit in your pocket

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>So, with the holiday season in full swing, we've rounded up a few diminutive gadgets worth gifting. All of them are small enough to …

Chromecast

Articles about best prefab homes australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 7 modern stairway designs we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable …

San Francisco

Articles about house week san francisco renovation added precious space on Dwell.com - Dwell

San Francisco is a hotbed for design, spanning the disciplines of art, architecture, graphic design, illustration, and more.<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...<p>In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where …

Architecture

Top 5 Parenting Habits for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids

We all know that parenting can be difficult. In those first few months after birth, when you're basking in the glow of becoming a new mom or dad while reeling from the difficulty of nighttime feeds, much of what's necessary to raise a child hasn't really hit you. But, over time, as the months and …

Parenting

16 Ways To Grow Mentally And Physically

Think about it: have you been truly improving yourself?<p>Life can get so busy and hectic that we just let the days fly by. We forget to always grow …

Happiness

Leica X-U (Typ 113) Leaked: It’s a New Waterproof and Shockproof Camera

It looks like Leica is planning to jump into the world of rugged underwater cameras. A new leak purportedly shows a photo and specs of the upcoming …

Science Says Drinking Water Before Meals Can Make You Much Fitter

If you start drinking water regularly before mealtimes, it will help you to lose some weight, according to a University of Birmingham study.

Drinking Water

Articles about architects tips keeping your electric bills down on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our upcoming December/January 2016 issue, we feature a modern Palm Springs residence designed by architect Whitney Sander.<p>Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the...<p>All of us have heard that the real estate …

Palm Springs

Emirates plane removes first class to fit in the most seats ever

New pictures show how Emirates scrapped first class on the world’s largest plane to accommodate the most passengers ever, with more than 550 economy seats.<p>The airline’s first two-class Airbus A380, launched this week at the Dubai Airshow, has gained 130 more economy seats than its sister …

Articles about 7 modern homes architects designed themselves on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England charm,...<p>Influenced by brands like IKEA, home shows on HGTV, and …

Beverly Hills

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

Tap Water

9 Reasons Your Employees Secretly Hate You | Inc.com

Leaders with high EQ perform better. That's been verified by research out of Yale that found being more emotionally attuned helps leaders make better decisions. Another study showed that higher EQ was also equated with higher earnings.<p>Look at these findings are you'd think that most people rising …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Flute

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Performance

In life, having just a small edge can make a super colossal difference. Many of us start our work day with an unmotivated, distracted, and foggy …

The Brain

Create a Realistic Watercolor Painting Effect in 4 Easy Steps!

Spread the love<p>Want to create beautiful watercolor paintings without all the mess? With Photoshop, you can turn any photo into an incredible …

Graphics

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For architects, black is the new black

When did houses turn black?<p>Look carefully around a major city and you’ll see them: old homes that have acquired black windows and even full black coats of paint. Thoughtful architects are building new houses that are all black.<p>It’s strange to see the places we live wearing dark clothing; in …

The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …

Fitness

10 Things About Emotions That You Can Learn From 'Inside Out'

“Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head?”<p><i>Inside Out</i>, a new animated feature by Pixar, gives you a glimpse of what …

Emotional Intelligence

How to tell if someone is lying

For those of us that aren't in that camp, lying can be one of the most confusing, least understood parts of human nature.<p>The Ashley Madison incident prompted lying expert Paul Ekman, Ph.D. to send us a list of the 8 myths about lying.<p>Ekman is famous for his research on lying. The television series …

11 Signs Revealed Only In People With True Confidence

The image of confidence that we have composed as a society is a bit blurry. Things that are presented as confident behaviour tend to be overly brash, …

Stressful Day? Use These 7 Tricks to Turn It Around | Inc.com

For most of us, every day has its little stressors. You might have fought traffic getting into work, come in to find a huge stack of work waiting for you, or maybe you're caught up preparing for a major meeting. But on those super stressful days, where everything seems to happen at once with no …

Mindfulness

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