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Jaime Hayon's new vessel for Fritz Hansen reimagines an ancient flower-arranging technique.<p>A Denver family lives in a Victorian home built in 1890, with its classical charm and conventions.<p>In Salt Lake City, a place not renowned for progressive architecture, Brent Jespersen built a luminous canyon …

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Leica Q In-depth Review

The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a high-end, fixed-lens compact camera with a 24MP full-frame sensor and a 28mm F1.7 Summilux stabilized lens. It represents …

14 Cocktails Every Flower Lover Should Know

Because the only thing better than a vase full of flowers is a cocktail glass full of flowers.<p>Because the only thing better than a vase full of flowers is a cocktail glass full of flowers.

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All’s Fair When It Comes to Parties

Not unlike New York Fashion Week, Frieze week in New York is packed with dinners, events, and plenty to see. From ACRIA and Paddle8’s celebration at the New York EDITION to Lee Ufan’s opening at Pace, see the best photos from the best parties here.

Why You Only Need 37 Items in Your Closet

It seems that less is definitely more these days. Taking that idea to the next level is blogger Caroline Rector of Unfancy. She's one of a few who have dared to whittle their wardrobe down to a mere 37 pieces to wear for a full season. No shopping or swapping allowed.<p>Here's how it works.<p><b>What Is a</b> …

10 Cleaning Tasks You Can Totally Tackle in 5 Minutes

Because that's really all the extra time you have anyway, right?<p><b>1. Fill your dishwasher with everything but dishes.</b> <br>Plastic toys, soap dishes, plastic hairbrushes, and more can get clean in dishwasher — zero effort required. Take a lap around your house and gather the stuff you rarely (err, never?) …

10 Rising Activewear Brands You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

Stand out from the Lululemon and Nike masses of the world in these under-the-radar brands.<p>While the thought of working out can be daunting, stylish activewear always lends that extra motivation needed to hit the gym (or at least dress like it). For a chic twist on workout attire, opt for one of …

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Get Lost in This Magical Japanese Garden

Surround yourself with floating flowers.<p>This is the stuff that dreams are made of: In an interactive art installation by Japanese technology collective TeamLab, flowers rise and fall around you, surrounding you in an ethereal floral dome that follows wherever you move. The exhibit, <i>Flowers and I are</i> …

13 DIY Ways to Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

Wow guests before they even step inside.<p><b>1. Modernize your house numbers.</b><p>Don't stick with those standard-issue digits. Here, more modern-style numbers play against a brick wall, and give a more traditional entry a bit more style.<p>Find out how on Go Haus Go »<p><b>2. Or make them personal.</b><p>Plain numbers not …

Comfortable High-Heeled Sandals for Summer

Say goodbye to skinny stilettos (and their lowly bedfellows: painful blisters). This season is all about the chunky-heeled sandal, a.k.a. the city sandal.<p>Designed for walking, the city sandal is ideal for work and weekends in spring and summer. The style gives you some height and also a …

Charting: 10 Effortless Sundresses for Summer

Easy, breezy, chic looks for every summer occasion.<p>There's nothing better than the ease of throwing on a summer dress and voila!, you have the perfect look ready to go. Whether you're aiming for that off-the-shoulder look or a '90s slip dress moment, shop the best sundresses to take you from summer …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …

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Unlikely destinations for unforgettable family holidays

Your toddler requires a hotel room the size of an airfield to burn off steam, your tweenie wants big-budget action and adventure, and your teens, well, they probably just want to be as far away from you as possible.<p>It's a fine art planning a perfect family trip, balancing all the diverse needs, …

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10 incredible day trips from Vancouver

There's so much to see and do in Vancouver that you might forget to check out what the surrounding area has to offer. A transport hub with great access to the rest of BC, Vancouver is the perfect jumping-off point for day trips into the region. Here are our top 10 escapes from the city.<p>Steveston<p>An …

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Backcountry basics: going off-piste in the Alps

Skiing and snowboarding off-piste, away from the marked trails and into the great white wildness of the mountain, is one of winter sports’ greatest thrills – and the Alps is one of <i>the</i> best places to do it. When conditions are good, and you sweep seemingly effortlessly down great stretches of snow, …

A hut with a view: a guide to Colorado’s backcountry huts

Colorado offers some of the best skiing, snowshoeing and hiking opportunities in America. And out in the wilds under the big Rocky Mountain sky, you’ll find a remarkable system of remote huts that provide the opportunity to go further into the backcountry than you ever imagined.<p>Colorado’s hut …

Next stop North Pole: exploring the icescapes and fjords of Svalbard

Defined by the coming and going of the sun, shaped by mighty glaciers and pointed peaks, and sprinkled with more polar bears than people, Svalbard is the end of the world as we know it.<p>Svalbard? Where? It's the question that pops up most when mentioning the name of the archipelago that dangles off …

The other Japan: secret beaches of Okinawa and the Southwest Islands

Okinawa and the Southwest Islands comprise one of Japan's pretty little secrets – a side of Japan that differs from the mainland in culture and pace. They take a little more time and effort to access, but the rewards for getting there are gorgeous semi-tropical, white-sand beaches and clear …

Top 10 things to do in Paris in spring

Paris is beautiful to explore any season. But spring is the time to soak up that special ‘April in Paris’ charm that Sinatra sung about so well: chestnut groves blossom, city parks burst into flower, plane trees sprout foliage over boulevards, and cafe terraces buzz with new-found energy as …

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48 hours in Perth, Australia

Perth is one of the most isolated major cities on the planet. Framed by endless cobalt skies, it stands remote at the western edge of Australia's massive expanse. Northwest across the Indian Ocean, the Asian megacity of Jakarta is closer than Melbourne or Sydney to Perth's east.<p>This geographic …

Vancouver’s best cheap eats

Vancouver has one of Canada’s juiciest dining scenes. But for every high-end restaurant here, there are dozens of budget alternatives to salivate over – so long as you know where to go.<p>Here’s our taste-tested menu of top cheap eats throughout the city, where mains typically cost little more than …

New Zealand's 10 most unforgettable beaches

With 15,000 kilometres of coastline, New Zealand is heaven for beach-lovers. Its diverse shores dish up everything from lazy days and blazing sunsets, to active adventures such as swimming, kayaking and surfing. Finding a great beach is easy; to find an unforgettable one, read on…<p>Ninety Mile …

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

Best rainy-day activities in Vancouver

It’s a city where pewter-dark skies can dissolve into relentless rain at any time of year. But when you’re in Vancouver and the deluge hits, you have two choices: retreat to your hotel bed or make like a local and pretend it’s just another liquid sunshine day.<p>For those visitors unprepared for a …

24 hours in Montréal

Montréal is one of those cities that defies expectation. A lush mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city presents a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian brethren. Though a day is nowhere near enough, here are our suggestions to see some of the best of Montréal in a …

Scenic day-long hikes: walking in New Zealand

New Zealand may be justifiably famous for its Great Walks and other multi-day hiking trails, but don’t break out the cooking stove and sleeping bag just yet. Much of the same wilderness can be explored on day hikes, which means less gear, less effort, and quite possibly more fun.<p>1. Twilight–Te …

Stargazing experiences in outback New South Wales

Increasing levels of light pollution across the globe have made it harder to see the night sky in all its star-speckled, awe-inspiring glory. Fortunately, Australia is rich in dark, remote places – many with excellent night-sky tours so you can learn more.<p>New South Wales is the region for celestial …

How to have a budget break in Iceland

‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’<i>,</i> this is one of the great travel myths. And it could lead you to miss out on some amazing experiences.<p>True, Iceland can be eye-wateringly pricey, but with some planning it is …

European Travel

How to Create a Spring Garden Mantelpiece

[<i>Fireplaces and mantels are stunning focal points in the winter when they’re filled with a roaring fire, but what about spring and summer? Today,</i> …

DIY: How to Make Adorable Recycled Wine Cork Planters for Under $10

When it comes to rapidly renewable resources, wine corks are up there at the top of the list – at least in my house. If your corks have been piling …

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