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18 Color-Dipped IKEA Hacks to Brighten Up Your Home

When you’re refurbishing your home, a little bit of paint goes a long way, so a DIY paint project is ideal for penny-pinchers and renters alike. If you’re into reinventing basic furniture items as chic modern essentials, try using a color-dipping technique to bring this classic interior design …

Hacking

How to Design for Death: OpenIDEO Challenges Designers to Reimagine the End of Life Experience

IDEO Partner Dana Cho and Palliative Care Advocate Dr. BJ Miller discuss the importance of designing for one's final days<p>Of life's taboo topics, …

Articles about best modernmonday kitchens will last lifetime on Dwell.com - Dwell

Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer.<p>A collection of flexible islands by Raw Edges for Caesarstone explore endless options for the kitchen.<p>More often than not, the kitchen is the heart of the home—and thus should be just as much livable as it is …

Kitchens

Articles about studio city 5 nyc apartments pack everything single room on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Thirteen Brooklyn design studios—with locations ranging from Red Hook to the Navy Yard to Bushwick, and practices varying from...<p>If you love great design, you won't want to miss the second …

Dining Rooms

3 fabulous — and affordable — Caribbean island locales for retirees

The perks of retiring to a Caribbean island — the warm weather, the laid-back lifestyle and the gorgeous surroundings — are as clear as the waters …

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists

Europe's Top 6 underrated cities

There's a reason why seasoned travellers seek out the little-known, the not-quite-as-famous or the hard-to-reach destination: They offer visitors an experience they won't find anywhere else. Alexander Besant shares his favourite underrated European cities.<p><b>ERMOUPOLI, GREECE</b><p>The administrative capital …

Tesla's Musk: New 'ludicrous' mode shoots Model S to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds

Tesla Motors Inc.is offering a slew of new options for its Model S electric sports sedan, including a “ludicrous” driving mode that will rocket the car from zero to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds.<p>The Palo Alto automaker on Friday introduced three new versions of the Model S, offering a new base model …

Canada's hot housing markets clearly detached from reality

The average price of detached homes in Toronto and Vancouver has topped $1-million, and that should make you wonder.<p>Detached from what, exactly?<p>I'd say reality. From Canada to China and Greece, the financial and economic news this summer is worrying. Only if you have gold-plated financial security …

This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system …

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

Miniature Paris-Inspired Caf Fare by Tomo Tanaka

Japanese artist Tomo Tanaka's highly detailed miniature creations of Paris-inspired caf fare are so small that they fit on a fingertip. Although each dish looks delectable, the mouth-watering glazes and textures are deceiving. The dollhouse-sized food items that would barely amount to a mouthful …

Traveler's Stunning Photos Highlight the Natural Wonders of Bolivia

On a recent trip to Bolivia, globetrotting photographer Antony Harrison captured the breathtaking beauty of the South American country in all of its natural glory. Misty mountains, wild flamingos, cerulean lakes, and sulphuric pits seem to come alive in his vibrant photos, transporting the viewer …

Articles about lovely beach house all about angles stucco and wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

Warm, soft and super fluffy, our Alpaca Throws are the ultimate cuddly companions.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and …

Splurge or Save: 10 Living Room Essentials for Your New Home

Moving into a new home can be incredibly exciting (hello, housewarming soiree!), but it also comes with its fair share of planning, budgeting and to-do lists. It’s a good rule of thumb to live in your new space for at least two months before making any major purchases. Once you have a feel for your …

Home Decorating

Artist Crafts Stunning Memorial Ash Beads from the Cremated Remains of Deceased Loved Ones

Eureka, California-based artist Merry Coor honors the deceased and comforts their loved ones by using cremated ashes to create stunning, heartfelt jewelry. Each memorial ash bead is lovingly crafted by hand. Special, colored glass forms the round bead, while ashes are incorporated into ethereal …

Homeowners can’t shut the door on sudden, sharp financial shocks

If a couple of our big bank CEOs are right, the housing market is either fine or going to correct in orderly fashion.<p>What a relief. Other financial corrections we've had in the past few years were car wrecks, but housing will brake before hitting anything.<p>When the stock markets corrected in the …

Adventurous Acrobat Couple Gets Married in 38 Different Places Around the World in 83 Days

After Cheetah Platt proposed to his girlfriend Rhiann Woodyard, the pair was having trouble picking a theme or idea for their wedding, so they decided to celebrate their marriage with multiple weddings around the world! Through eight months of careful planning and research, the couple managed to …

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18 Inspiring Ways To Display Bedroom Art

A well-placed piece may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary.<p>Well-placed art just may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary you've always dreamed of...these 18 rooms are proof.

With just a compass and a pair of snowshoes, Simon Beck creates art

Simon Beck has been walking in circles for years — and the results are astonishing.<p>The British snowshoe artist is famous for the detailed geometrical designs that he creates by donning snowshoes and walking for miles, creating images that can only be seen from above.<p>It all started as just a hobby …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Surreal Paintings by Jacek Yerka Reveal Colorful Different Scenes on Each Side

Polish artist Jacek Yerka is known for his surreal paintings of dreamlike realms. In his spectacular body of work, Yerka's <i>4siders</i> series is one of the most puzzling to behold, as each image depicts four different worlds. No matter which way the painting is turned, a new scene unfolds. As a result, …

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Jenn de la Vega / January 14, 2015<p>We may not have our flying cars yet, but we’re not far off from futuristic and glamorous gadgets. Today, …

Short selling: I did it once (and why I'd never do it again)

Famed value investor Walter Schloss – whom Warren Buffett once called a "super investor" – told my value investing class a few years ago that he only shorted a stock once and would never do it again.<p>Interestingly enough, I shorted a stock once and I would never do it again, either.<p>Value investors …

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …