Shirley Torresan-Chykerda

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Playfully Quirky Cabins Are Tiny Homes with Big Personalities

Fourth generation wood-working artisan Dan Pauly transforms reclaimed wood into diminutive cabins that look like they're straight out of a fairy tale. Whether it's a sauna, outhouse, shed, or actual home, the craftsman is able to create structures that are reminiscent of a Tim Burton film–offering …

My Photo Went Viral, And Nothing Could Have Prepared Me For What Happened After

A little bit over a week ago, I went to Los Angeles International Airport to make a photo. It was a clear day, and I didn't want to waste it sitting …

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Solar-Powered Floating Resort is an Off-Shore Aquatic Escape

In response to rising sea levels due to climate change, Italian designer Michele Puzzolante of MPD Designs has come up with a concept called the <i>Solar Floating Island</i>, a solar-powered island resort that floats completely off-shore. Made of photovoltaic skins and balsa-reinforced fiberglass, the …

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

5 new ways to wear braids

Celebrities on the red carpet are all trying out new and improved braids in 2014. Amy Adams, Uma Thurman and Sarah Hyland all wore unique braided …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

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The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The …

Creative Photos of Figurines Going About Their Miniature Lives in Our Big World

In English, the title of husband and wife photographer team Kurt and Edwige Moses‘ photo series <i>Un Petit Monde</i> translates into “A Small World,” but …

The 50 greatest animal photobombs of all time

COOPERSTOWN has the Baseball Hall of Fame. Springfield, its Basketball Hall of Fame. And the Internet has…this: the 50 greatest animal photobombs of …

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Articles about big moves small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New …

Man Hilariously Grows Facial Hair Like Different Celebrities for Movember

<b>November 20th – Robert Downey Jr.</b><p>Plenty of people are taking part in a global movement known as <i>Movember</i> in which participants vow not to shave for the month of November, but one man named Benjamin Judd decided to take the challenge a step further. Instead of simply avoiding a razor, Judd decided to …

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Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …