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Gorgeous modern home celebrates raw brick and concrete

The home is arranged as two pavilions linked by an elevated concrete walkway<p>Maybe it’s the brick, the strong horizontal lines, or the outdoor walkways—but there’s something vaguely school-like about this deliciously modern home designed by Bloco Arquitetos. Casa Vila Rica is an airy and open …

Architecture

Open modernist home that embraces nature

Today’s <b>homify</b> story is about a remodeling project that gave an existing 1960s modern home a new lease of life. Undertaken by San Francisco based …

Living Rooms

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore | Inc.com

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm lucky to have had a front-row seat to a diverse set of individuals …

Self-improvement

How a Navy vet took his net worth from -$6,000 to $1.85 million while making under six figures

Aerospace engineer Michael T. Miller doesn't regret buying his "most recent toy," a 1995 Ferrari F355 Spider, though he does wish it didn't cost him …

This Artist Creates Dreamlike Portraits by Combining Multiple Photos

Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Ukranian digital photo artist who creates surreal, dreamlike scenes by cutting out and combining elements from a large …

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

This Key West Home Embodies the Lavish Elements of a Moroccan Pavilion

Veronica Webb and George Robb fashion a Moorish oasis in Key West, Florida<p><i>This article originally appeared in the March 2009 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>If it were not overlooking a coconut-palm-fringed canal, the lavish if modestly scaled pleasure palace that New York designer Todd Black created …

Truss House / Carterwilliamson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Truss House is a new building embedded with a memory of the site’s former industrial past through …

Amazing Graphic Design and CGI Work from Filtre Studio

We are fans of graphic design, photo manipulation and retouching. We can see a lot of incredible work done for the advertising industry. The quality …

5 Easy Tips to Instantly Elevate Any Art Display

Furniture makes a space functional and comfortable, but artwork and personal photographs are what transform it into a home brimming with character. …

Home Decorating

Minimalist barn-inspired home was built as a "landscape viewing instrument"

Halifax-based firm MLS Architects has created a minimalist barn-inspired home that pays homage to the local vernacular of Lower Kingsburg, Nova …

East Trentham House

Set in the Australian town for which it's named, the East Trentham House strikes a delicate balance between rustic charm and cool modernism. The …

MUJI to sell eagerly awaited $27k minimalist tiny homes this fall

If you’ve ever walked into a MUJI store and wished you could spend the night, here’s the next best thing. The minimalist Japanese home goods store …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Healthy Eating

Mindblowing Before & After: An Awkward Apartment Grows Up

Eric and Joel's new apartment in Prospect Heights had a lot going for it: generously sized rooms, lots of light, proximity to dog parks. What it …

More than shyness: What it feels like to have social anxiety

Some people are afraid to leave their homes. Others are stuck in dead-end jobs. Too many are too afraid to participate in the simplest of social encounters. Hearts race and pulses pound from the constant fear of judgement, embarrassment and humiliation.<p>This is the reality of social anxiety …

Make Your Own Pocket Hole Jig

Pocket holes are a very useful joinery technique in woodworking. Hole are drilled at an angle, usually 15 degrees, into a workpiece and then joined to a second workpiece with self-tapping screws. There are special pocket hole jigs you can buy and they use special drill bits, specialty screws, and …

DIY: build a garden pergola in 5 steps

Believe it or not, it can actually be easy to build your own pergola… you just need a little bit of woodworking enthusiasm and a weekend set aside to …

A Young Couple’s Boston-Area Kitchen Overhaul with Bosch Appliances

In partnership with Bosch Home Appliances, we’re spotlighting a new modern kitchen in a historic row house in Somerville, Massachusetts, by interior …

Kitchens

10 Essential Freehand Drawing Exercises for Architects

<i>The following excerpt was originally published in Natascha Meuser's</i> Construction and Design Manual: <b>Architecture Drawings</b> (DOM Publishers). <i>With our</i> …

Wooden Surrealist Sculptures with Geometric Shapes

The sculptor Willy Veginer has just made a series of wooden sculptures. Visually his works give the feeling of carved stones. When the sculpture is …

Fabricate Your Own Threaded Parts with Taps and Dies

Screws and bolts are simple options for fastening two pieces of material together. As you might have guessed, the secret is in the threads, but how would you go about making your own? In this section, we’ll go over the tap and die, a set of tools that allows you to make your own threads wherever …

DROP box micro hotel lets you roam the world in nomadic luxury

Spanish designers In-Tenta just unveiled a tiny, portable hotel suite that can pop up practically anywhere in the world. The DROP Box is a low-impact …

FARE WAR: Australia/New Zealand From Just $619 Roundtrip!

There’s a huge fare war going on between the US and Australia and New Zealand. These aren’t mistake fares, they’re fares available on a variety of …

The Best Online Sources for Framing Art

<b>First, there was the digital camera; next, there was the smartphone; now, there's Instagram.</b> Taking quality photos whenever and wherever has never …

The Met Digitizes its Collection, Releasing 375,000 Images for Free

Art

Made home improvements last year? You could get a tax break

If you made any home improvements in 2016, you may be eligible for a tax break or two. Certain home improvements — or certain lines of credit that can be used for home improvements — qualify for a deduction or tax credit from good old Uncle Sam. As you prepare your taxes this year, here are few of …

An inside look at the offices of Zaha Hadid, Renzo Piano, and more

A glimpse into workspaces as varied as the studios’ projects<p>Lots of ink—digital and real alike—is spilled on the work of the world’s busiest architecture firms, from Zaha Hadid Architects, in London, to Renzo Piano Building Workshop, in Paris, and a whole host of places in between. But rarely do we …

Architecture

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …