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Northern Rivers Beach House / REFRESH*DESIGN

Located in a beachside setting, the architectural brief for this project was to design a contemporary, yet cost effective three-bedroom house ...The …

9 Ways to Get Organized Without Getting More Stressed

For years I had a hard time figuring out how to simplify all the stuff in my life. Just when I thought I had one corner of my home organized or was …

6 Tips to Declutter Your Workspace

Considering the amount of time we spend at work, you'd want your workspace to encourage as much productivity and inspiration as possible — why make …

Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home

Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.<p>There’s no easy way to get to Stinson Beach. The last few miles of every route are winding snakes of sharp curves and steep grades. But the stomach-turning journey doesn’t deter visitors. Often more than …

Interior design: a house with 6 amazing ideas to copy!

If you're thinking about commissioning an architect to design you your dream home, take a look at what we think is an inspiring home! Not the largest …

53 design terms and tips to help marketers level-up

When I first started out in marketing, I didn’t quite predict that I’d be a part-time designer, too.<p>Now, in 2016, visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content and it’s become obvious and even necessary for all of us marketers to have at least …

Typography

How To Organize Your Closet In 12 Easy Steps

<b>Clutter is rarely this glamorous. Experts explain their simple strategies for sorting all your things--and why being organized is so deeply satisfying.</b><p><i>By Liana Schaffner, Allure</i><p>Photo: @LAURENCARUSO_/INSTAGRAM<p>Just consider: The word "lose" is wedged right in the middle of "closet." The subliminal …

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11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

Minimalist Living: The Powerful Benefits + 5 Simple Steps

25 Shares<p><b>Do you ever feel like you have too much stuff?</b><p>Barely-used tech gadgets. Cabinets full of kitchen supplies. Sweaters that’re too small. Books …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

Know Your House: What Kind of Roof Do You Have?

Gable, hip, gambrel, mansard - the shape of your roof says something about your home's connection to earth and sky.<p>Brought to you by<p>Just about the …

Best 20 Tips to Develop You Leadership Qualities To The Next Level

Leadership is a clear responsibility, not a dessert. You must have to develop good qualities and strong values in your life. Without these, you have …

Beautiful Houses: Paravicini House

Today we will show you a beautiful house in Cachagua, Región de Valparaíso, Chile, a project by Cristian Hrdalo Architects. Open concept, lots of …

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

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Migdal Architects design a home next to a golf course in Mexico

Migdal Arquitectos have designed a home that overlooks a golf course in Huixquilucan, Mexico.<p>The backyard of the home has a grassy area, as well as …

Vacation Rentals, Homes, Experiences & Places - Airbnb

Unforgettable trips start with Airbnb. Find adventures nearby or in faraway places and access unique homes, experiences, and places around the world.

Stunning energy-smart home near D.C. looks like a super swanky Tetris ensemble

Architect Robert M. Gurney’s latest eco-friendly design is a spacious stunner that minimizes its environmental impact with passive solar techniques. …

The Crazy Simple (But Effective) 15 Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere

At first glance, you'd expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social media-powered (she's got nearly a half...

The 8 Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Moves to tackle that lower-belly fat and build a strong core.<p>Tighten Up from Top to Bottom<p>1 of 9<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your …

Workouts

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts

3 Moves, 5 Rounds, One Core-Crushing Workout

What do you get when you pair the plankup, pushup, and hollow-body pump? This 360-degree core workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls this 3-exercise circuit “tummy time.” In reality, however, it works so much more than just your tummy; It hammers your entire core—the dozens of …

12 Things Even the Best Leaders Can Forget

Leaders might seem superhuman at times. They aren’t. They’re mortals, just like anyone else. And with a lot on their plates, caught up in the details …

Quick and easy dessert: Forgotten cookies

These days, making a dessert that everyone will be able to eat can be a huge challenge. Kids and adults alike have an abundance of food allergies. …

Gorgeous desert home blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor living

Building a home on a desert property, especially one that periodically floods, might sound like a recipe for disaster. For the architects at the …

5 Core Strengthening Exercises for Runners

A strong core is essential for all runners — it prevents common injuries while also making you stronger and faster. Your balance and strength in your …

Shake up your workouts with this go-to circuit

With the holidays approaching, it's easy to miss a workout or get off your training schedule. But you can make staying in shape easier by using a …

The Workout That'll Make You Feel Like a Gym Class Hero

Unleash your competitive side and work up a sweat with this fun routine.<p>So maybe it's not Thursday quite yet, but that doesn’t mean we can't throw it back to your P.E. class days with a fun sweat session guaranteed to be good time.<p>This workout—brought to you by the trainers at New York City-based …

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10 High Performance Habits That Lead To Success

You can’t expect to <i>get the results high performers do</i>, if you don’t adopt <i>the habits high performers have</i>. When you look at the successful people of …

Motivation

Articles about energy efficient hybrid prefab keeps cool palm springs desert on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.<p>The Finnish city continues on its path to be carbon neutral by 2050.<p>The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.<p>We were …