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20 Rice Noodle Recipes We Can’t Stop Slurping

It’s hard to imagine a food more perfect than noodles (sorry, pizza, but it’s true). There are so many different kinds to enjoy. But if the only noodle you’re intimately familiar with is ramen, you’re in for a treat. Rice noodles are a quick-cooking, gluten-free option that soak up basically …

Bok Choy

Tile Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

Hi, my name is Nancy Mitchell, and I'm a tile addict. I'm so into tile right now that I've joked with co-workers that I could create an entirely new …

Ceramics

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Furniture

How to Visit London Without Breaking the Bank

The famously pricey city has plenty to offer the budget-minded visitor.<p>Hoping to tick all the 'to-dos' off your London bucket list? Make the most of …

England

How to Create a Layered Floral Typography Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingFloral typography is a design trend that combines nice floral elements with bold typography, to create some elegant designs. …

Graphics

Twenty Over Eighty: Conversations With Legendary Designers Who Remain Vital and Prolific, Even in Their Eighth Decade

An exclusive excerpt from the volume's interview with lighting designer Ingo Maurer<p>The design world today seems to always be looking forward—toward …

Graphic Design

Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

Fried capers add a crisp, pungent hit to De Laurentiis's lovely seafood pasta. The sauce that coats the spaghetti is a simple mix of olive oil, …

Cooking

25 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Go Beyond the Bouquet

Giving mom flowers for Mother’s Day may not be the most original idea, but since she’s always been proud of anything you make, we bet she’d LOVE a DIYed floral arrangement even more. Show her you were thinking of her, and surprise mom with a nice brunch centerpiece or a wreath to help greet her …

Chemicals

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

Inside Flash Factory, Where Models Go to Play Dress Up

On a recent night at Flash Factory, Nick Jonas was singing underneath faux stained glass windows to a crowd of squealing adults standing on church pews.<p>The scene felt like a pagan ritual of sorts, with the architecture of the space creating a unique <i>Game of Thrones</i> meets Hogwarts vibe. Guests inside …

New York Style

30 Easy & Portable Picnic Recipes For Your Woven Wood Basket

Picnic food should keep well, be easy to transport, and of course delicious. These recipes fit the bill.<p>Picnic food should keep well, be easy to transport, and of course delicious. These recipes fit the bill.

Cooking

Cards Against Humanity Designer: “Graphic Design Doesn’t Have A Critical Dialogue”

Amy Nicole Schwartz talks about jokes, failure, and what’s missing from graphic design discourse today.<p><b>Doreen Lorenzo: How did you know you wanted to be a designer? How did you get here?</b> <b><br>Amy Nicole Schwartz:</b> My passion for design came out of my love of writing. When I was in high school I was very …

UX Design

Articles about how many apartments does it take make one home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Creating a space worthy of an Instagram is one thing -- queue homee -- but making it your own is something only you can do.<p>Dwell architecture and interiors photographer Matthew Williams offers his expert opinion on how to frame a shot and the best time...<p>There are many different aspects of …

Architecture

Make It On Mobile: Ideas Flow in Illustrator Draw

Dmitriy Pogorelov works with watercolors. He begins with black ink and paper, and lets his ideas run off the page. But what starts as a project …

Graphic Design

Rebranding an event in just 5 days

Sarah Butler shares how her team completely rebranded Greenhouse Open in less than a week.The post Rebranding an event in just 5 days appeared first …

UX Design

What Romans are Really Eating Today

Regardless of the setting, whether a library or a trattoria, one conclusion about Roman cuisine consistently emerged as I researched for Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City: <b>what we eat in Rome today—not to mention how much of it and where we do it—has changed</b> …

Go Ahead, Garnish Everything with Trout Roe

A simple way to add a little luxury to your meal.<p>At tonight’s Best New Chefs party in New York, 2011 BNC George Mendes is serving shrimp with smoked …

Trout

15 passport stamps to impress your friends

South America

The DIY Origins Of Script Typefaces

A new book from Laurence King delves deep into the rich typographic history of script fonts.<p>Script fonts may have a reputation for being the curlicue go-to for wedding invitations and inspirational aphorisms, but their use is actually much more varied. Think of the dramatic flourishes of 1970s ads …

Typography

The Best Ways to Make Iced Coffee, Tested

Contrary to the popular idiom, there's actually only one way to skin a cat: very awkwardly. But when it comes to making iced coffee, there are plenty …

Coffee

7 Recipes to Transform Healthy Spinach into Comfort Food

Spinach isn't always in a salad.<p>As we’ve learned from Popeye, spinach—with its high levels of protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K—is crazy good …

Cooking

This Avocado Magician Will Make All Your Dreams Come True

We already know that avocados make for a great a breakfast toast topper and an excellent guacamole feast.<p>But THIS takes their magic to a whole new level, with recipes we never dreamed would be so simple. Behold, the creations of food artist Colette Dike, whose blog Food Deco provides all the …

Breakfast

Insider’s London: Where to See Magnolias in Bloom

Welcome to magnolia season in London. As the flowering gets underway this month, photographer Britt Willoughby Dyer takes us for a walk on one of her …

Do Seoul’s Toddlers Have the World’s Most Stylish Hair?

Between pulling out viral runway moments like today’s dance takeover at Kiok Studio, turning out imaginative designs (we’re stocking up on Cres. E Dim.’s circus-inspired patterns for spring), and drawing major international designers (think: Victoria Beckham and Karl Lagerfeld), Seoul Fashion Week …

Articles about four friends joined forced realize idyllic forest retreat outside toronto on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two homes combine under one roof in this unique lakeside structure.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.<p>For some people, …

Small Spaces

14 Beautiful Pantries That Will Give You New Organization Goals

It's so satisfying to have a place for everything (and everything in its place).<p>Whether you're looking for inspiration for a DIY pantry makeover, or just enjoy look at exquisitely organized spaces, these inspired designs are worth lusting over.

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

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