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Homes are smart and green at Cologne Furniture Fair

The IMM furniture fair in Cologne is one of the world’s leading platforms for new ideas, innovations and trends when it comes to interior design. This year, more then 1,200 companies from 50 different countries are attending.<p>The week-long event runs alongside with the biennial LivingInteriors …

Furniture

A Quick Tour of my Not-so-great Workshop

Visitors to my shop are always surprised how small my shop is – 15’ x 25’ – and that I share it with the house’s furnace (it’s a friendly …

Two branches of Islam share many of the same beliefs and practices, and in many places their followers have quietly co-existed for centuries<p>More than 85% of the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims are Sunni, and the rest are Shia. The two denominations share many of the same fundamental beliefs and …

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

Pakistan: Change but No Change

On January 2, 2016, terrorists attacked an Indian Air Force at Pathankot, in the northern Indian state of Punjab resulting in the deaths of seven soldiers and six terrorists. The next day terrorists attacked the Indian consulate in Mazar e Sharif, in northern Afghanistan. The Pathankot and Mazar e …

16 Novels By Women Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2016

Get ready for these high-impact works of fiction to be everywhere in the first half of 2016.<p>As the last few days of 2015 wind down, ready the champagne and prepare a toast—especially if you're a reader. That's because January commences a veritable avalanche of books worthy of celebration, with …

Books

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Feature Wall Ideas to Showcase Your Style

You’ve probably heard the term “feature wall,” and your common-sense definition probably isn’t too far off. But what exactly is this wall, and why …

2016’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’ and More ‘Star Wars’

WATCH THIS!<p>Now that our collective New Year’s Eve hangover has subsided, let’s look ahead to all the must-see movies of this year, from blockbusters …

Captain America

A Shifting Education Model in China

An emphasis on success beyond test results takes cues from the U.S. but is only part of the plan to reshape the country’s approach to learning.<p>Just as President Obama steps back from student testing and governors coast to coast retreat from high-stakes accountability in schools, China’s leaders are …

China

SAYING!

29 Impressive And Chic Loft Bedroom Design Ideas

There is really something magical and mysterious about a loft bedroom. Disguised somewhere above the floor in the higher places, the loft bedroom …

Loft Bed Staircases And Designs With Various Functionalities

Loft beds may be a little difficult to integrate in a design but they offer more than just extra space. They come with a range of benefits and …

Three Dark Colored Loft Apartments with Exposed Brick Walls

• 1 |<br>• Designer: PROforma<p>The first home comes from PROforma design team. Immediately, the slanted attic apartment ceilings stand out in this design. A …

Architizer

Modern Loft in Portland Embedding Multiple Lifestyles

One of Steve Dangermond and Christopher Keane‘s residential projects is a spectacular loft in Portland, Oregon. Displaying a refined take on space …

Gorgeous Addition Unites and Defines Existing London Home

An extension to a west London house provided a unique opportunity for Fraher Architects to showcase the existing structure while adding an impressive …

Small Living Room Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space

Many small living room ideas revolve around tricking the eye into making the area appear more spacious. Such strategies can transform an area that …

Dwell

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10 Rooms with Oversized Art

Dinosaur Designs’ Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy reside in Sydney, Australia and their living room features a gallery style wall with several small …

6 Simple Ways to Become a Happier Person Today

<i>By Catherine DiBenedetto</i><p>You can actually choose to feel happier every day -- that's the simple premise behind the new Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness. It's the work of Amit Sood, MD, chair of the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo, who has devoted his career to learning how we can live with …

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Articles about japanese inspired summer retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast...<p>A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...<p>The small archipelago in the Pacific …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Articles about let it shine 7 elegant clerestory windows on Dwell.com - Dwell

The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Located two hours west of Canberra in the serene Australian countryside, an A-frame rental offers a unique glamping experience.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for …

Fabrication

Ultramodern, Sleek House With Sharp Lines

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"I've drawn this statue before, but I've gotten better since then. There's a level of skill where the drawing is so realistic that you can put the piece of paper in front of your face, and you'll swear that you're still looking at the sculpture. I've yet to reach that level, but I keep trying."