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Lace Your Dress Shoes with Style

An illustrated how-to guide to our favorite lace ups<p>Trendy, stylish, sophisticated or cool, there's more than one way to lace a shoe. Find a pattern …

Doctors travel a dangerous road to help ease the horrors of war-torn Aleppo, Syria

Along a stretch of two-lane highway outside Syria's embattled city of Aleppo, government snipers, artillery and airstrikes can target everything that moves.<p>Drivers traverse it at high speed, slowing only to swerve around bomb craters.<p>Parts of the road are protected by earthen berms or heaps of old …

25 Best Dessert Recipes

From cookies to cakes, any of these decadent treats will end your meal on a high note. Indulge in one of these all-time favorite delicious treats, …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

Are Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Really, Actually Dating?

Calvin Harris is now friends with Olivia Benson.<p><b>Update #3:</b> Calvin Harris has posted proof he and Taylor are definitely seeing each other—though romantically or platonically is TBD. The DJ shared an Instagram of a "moment" he had with Olivia Benson (other kitty Meredith also stares at him in the …

16 Gorgeous Bedroom Makeovers That Really Wow

We can't decide if these make us want to hop out of bed, or stay curled up in the sheets all day.<p>It's often the last room on your redecorating checklist, but these designers prove that you can totally transform this space without dedicating tons of time or cash.

Bedrooms

Kitchen of the Week: A Scandi Design in Brooklyn

Commissioned to remodel an 1840s Brooklyn brownstone for a Swedish-American family of four–Jakob Trollbäck and Lisa Smith Trollbäck and their …

Living Rooms

Articles about 7 modern american houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire …

Kristen Stewart thinks Hollywood 'is disgustingly sexist'

Kristen Stewart is getting candid for her cover story in the June 2015 issue of Harper's Bazaar U.K., opening up about weight gain, sex scenes, and the misogyny of Hollywood.<p>"Women inevitably have to work a little bit harder to be heard," that actress says of the industry. "Hollywood is …

Shape vs colour: Istanbul's vibrant contemporary architecture - Telegraph

Malala Yousafzai's attackers are 'jailed for life' by Pakistan court

Ten men have been jailed for life, a court official confirms to AFP, for the shooting of the education and women's rights campaigner in 2012<p>Ten members of the Taliban gang that shot <b>Malala Yousafzai</b>, the 14-year-old girl who defied their ban on girls’ education, were sentenced to life imprisonment …

11 Times Old Furniture Gained New Life

Bedrooms

Articles about 12 window seats we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

19 Organizing Tricks That Take 5 Minutes or Less

A tidy space is just a few mini projects away.<p><b>1. Donate unused mugs.</b> <br>Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>2. Sort your food containers.</b> <br>Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and stack …

We Asked 13 Photographers: ‘Has there ever been a time when you felt guilty for taking a photograph?’

Giles Clarke: When I was taking the image above, I had the victims daughter screaming just behind me watching her father die…that was tough and I …

Australia offers to pay jail costs for Bali Nine pair if their lives are spared

Abbott government says it will pay for drug traffickers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to be kept in jail for life if their death sentences are commuted<p>The Australian government has offered to pay the costs of keeping two drug traffickers in prison for life if Indonesia spares them from the death …

The Art of Family Travel

Then imagine taking your family and all your things to travel through different countries, living in different places, eating different foods, and trying to keep your sanity as parents along the way.<p>Taking care of your family at home is hard in itself. Then imagine taking your family and all your …

Family Travel

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Inside a Connecticut Lake House With Stunning Color

Susanna Salk's Connecticut home.<p>When design writer Susanna Salk bought a lake house in Connecticut, the idea was to spruce it up and flip it. Instead, she and her family discovered they never wanted to leave. Read the interview with Salk here.

Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1097000/1097092_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537377069_79ebfcecd778e4626d3d0ae224b2331f<p><b>A reclusive Hamas commander has rejected suggestions the Palestinian militants are ready for a ceasefire with Israel to end violence in Gaza.</b><p>In an …

Hamas

Articles about space saving wood paneled apartment manhattan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>A couple crafts an ample, but budget-friendly kitchen in Cobble Hill.<p>You may think that paneled walls …

Articles about warsaw loft multifunctional furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of...<p>Using multifunctional furniture, an apartment in Warsaw rearranges at a moment's notice.<p>A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with …

New York City

Articles about 5 small and narrow modern houses 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>As we finish planning our Small Spaces issue for next year, I was interested to find coverage [via Dezeen] of an exhibition...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …