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Minimalist Walmart Finds That Only Look Expensive

Walmart is making serious moves in the home design world. Between designer collaborations and a recently launched high-end (in appearance only, …

Minimalism

Magnificent Renovation Results in a House Full of Delicate and Elegant Spaces

This project – located on the edge of a 3-acre wooded plot in East Hampton, New York, USA – is definitely a cult of elegance and good taste. Each of …

Living Rooms

5 Reasons to Add a Grohe SmartControl Shower to Your Bathroom

This technology should be at the center of your next renovation.<p>By some counts, we spend more than 4,000 hours of our life in the shower. That’s a …

Home Improvement

35 Sleek Versions Of Useful Everyday Products On Amazon That Minimalists Will Love

The older I get, the more I find myself subscribing to the idea that less is more. I enjoy carrying a smaller purse and I avoid clutter in my …

Shopping

If You Want Your Home to Sell for More, Consider Adding This to Your Kitchen

There’s more than a few reasons to love decorating with white when you’re on the coast: White lets views of the turquoise sea really shine; it makes …

Interior Design

Target’s new home collection is a love child of minimalism and cozy Nancy Meyers vibes

In the past year, affordable one-stop shop Target has really been pulling out all the stops. In addition to filling its beauty section with more …

Minimalism

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>3 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Con …

National Parks

The Quote That Finally Changed My Mind on Minimalism

I've always had sort of a personal gripe with the minimalist movement. It's a complicated cluster of feelings, but I can boil down my difficulty with …

Minimalism

The One Thing I Wish I Knew Before Painting My Kitchen Cabinets

Anyone who’s drastically changed the wall color in a room knows how big of an impact paint alone can make in a space. And it’s a big impact for …

Kitchens

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

Home Improvement

Walmart Quietly Launched the Midcentury-Modern Furniture of Our Dreams

If we had to pinpoint one trend that's reigned supreme for the last five years, it's midcentury modern design. We've spied Arne Jacobsen– and Hans …

Mid-Century modern

Build Your Own Modern Minimalist Home

When we published the 450sqm modern minimalist home in Cainta, many were immediately captivated by its imposing façade that showcases wood, cement, …

Minimalism

10 things decluttering experts never have in their living rooms

Living rooms are the places where we relax after a long day at work but are never as tidy as we wish they were.<p>Keeping the house constantly spotless …

Living Rooms

The Complete Guide To Going Sockless

Sockless, ankle-baring looks have become increasingly common over recent years, especially during spring/summer. We bring you a complete guide to …

Men's Fashion

HTC U12 Plus won’t include a USB-C to headphone adapter

Good luck finding a third-party dongle that works<p>HTC made the U12 Plus official last week, but buried in the details of HTC’s latest flagship was an unfortunate catch: along with not having a headphone jack, the phone also won’t include a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter for using traditional wired …

Consumer Tech

The Window In The Shower Dilemma In The Contemporary Home

Having a window in the shower is as practical as it is beautiful. By opening up the window you ventilate the space and you let in fresh air plus even …

Interior Design

Should You Wear Statement Socks?

<b>For men,</b> socks have gone the way of the power tie: A way to break up the monotony of a corporate-approved charcoal suit and blue dress shirt. Flashed …

Clothing

Style Rules This Modern Minimalist Industrial Home

It was no surprise that <b>homeowners Leo and Che Nicolas</b> were very particular about style while they were building their first home. Being creative …

Man Caves

10 of the Safest Cars to Drive in 2018 – Read our Reviews

It’s likely you’re hitting the road for Memorial Day weekend — AAA predicts that almost 42 million people will travel this year, many by car. Here’s …

Alfa Romeo

Kulapat Yantrasast's quest for good spaces and inclusive minimalism

<i></i>Mr. Yantrasast has established his firm, wHY, as one of the go-to designers for art spaces, from galleries to museums and everything in between, as …

Architecture

The Practically Zero-Prep Way to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

Painting your cabinets is one of the most transformative and inexpensive ways to upgrade your kitchen. But to do it right, there's the sanding, …

Kitchens

Here’s How This Forbidden Land Cruiser Is Legal In the United States

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post was updated on May 23rd, 2018 with new information regarding the road legal status of this Land Cruiser build.<p>We love …

Adventure Travel

Turn a wall outlet into a wireless charger with the Legrand Radiant

A clever idea that’s completely impractical for a lot of people<p>Wireless chargers are cheaper than ever, making it easy to put charging pads throughout your house. But what if instead of just putting charging pads everywhere, you built them straight into the wall?<p>That’s what Legrand envisions with …

Web Development

Why You Should Stick Dryer Sheets in the Bathtub

I <i>hate</i> cleaning my oven. I give it a once over post-dinner cleanup, but the effort it takes to remove and scrub the burners and racks after a few …

How Moving 6 Times in 3 Years Made Me a Minimalist

Nearly three years ago, I stood in my parents' garage watching strangers sift through my things while I tried not to cry. I had just ended a toxic relationship with an abusive partner, but he was also my first love, and we were happy once. We shared an apartment (my first) for three years, and now …

Minimalism

Find and Remove the Most Troublesome Apps on Any Device

Bad apps are draining your battery life, sucking up your local storage, and causing your devices to crash more often than they should—and the worst …

New Volvos will have Google Maps, apps, and Assistant — even if you don’t have an Android phone

Plus, some new features for Android Auto<p>Google’s previously announced integration with Volvo cars is finally solidifying. Ahead of this week’s I/O developer conference, the company announced today that it will add Google Maps, Assistant, and Google Play Store to the Sensus infotainment system in …

Samsung is working on a phone design that would finally be more exciting than any iPhone

A report from a solid source that just hit the wire on Friday morning suggests that Samsung may finally have a launch schedule in place for its …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best Dress Shirts for Under $100

Don't blow your whole paycheck on your work wardrobe.<p>So, you need a new dress shirt. What you don’t need is to spend an entire paycheck on it, especially if you’re going for a full closet refresh. The good news is, you don’t have to. Here are some options that will keep you looking polished from 9 …

The 9 Best Shorts to Keep in Your Everyday Rotation

Though originally designed for more active pursuits, climbing shorts have an ideal set of features for everyday wear. They’re durable, lightweight …