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What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

What you need to know about Prince Charles' secret 'black spider' letters

LONDON — After a court battle stretching back years, a batch of 27 letters written by Prince Charles to government officials have been released to …

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Case Study: Combining Two Images Into One Using Photoshop

As a bird photographer, I've continued to get the question, “I have two birds in the photo, but only one is in focus. How do I get both birds, …

Using Photoshop to Create Beautiful Glowing Skin

Many makeup products can make the skin glow and can look great when associated with a good contouring. However, shiny products when used under strobe …

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The Best Times of Day to Use Natural Light For Your Photos

Yes, you’ve heard of the Golden Hour, but do you know about the Blue Hour? Or have you ever looked at the quality of the sun before sunset happens …

3 Tips for Getting Great Skin Tones Using Adobe Camera Raw

Skin tones can be one of the more difficult aspects of a photograph to master. Getting pleasing skin tones will make your image appear more …

Photography Tutorials

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4 Dream Kitchens: Get the Look

One for every style.<p>Drawn from our October 2014 issue's featured stories, these rooms prove that the hardest-working space in the house can also be supremely stylish. There's one for every decorating style.

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Golden Accents Supplying Creativity: Panamby Apartment in Brazil

What we appreciate most about the <b>Panamby Apartment</b> is the harmonious and seemingly natural fusion between its visual warmth and modern comfort …

How to Achieve the Look of Timeless Design

What makes timeless home design? Have you ever picked up a magazine from another era and thought to yourself that you could be looking at something …

Design Approach with Focus on Texture Variety: California House

The collaboration between <b>InForm</b> together with <b>Pleysier Perkins</b> led to the development of <b>California House</b>, a contemporary abode located in Brighton, a …

Beam House / Future Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The construction site is in the corner of an exclusive residential quarter where has a panoramic view of …

5 Tips for Choosing Bed Linens

The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest — and coziest — bed linens out there.<p>Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — …

Ways to Use Sheer Curtains and Valences

<b>Sheer curtains</b> can add a hazy, dreamy quality to any room. They are light weight, easy to hang and don’t dominate the décor. However, while they’re …

10 Ways to Correct Your Interior Design Color Myths

I’m sure you’ve heard all of the “rules” when it comes to choosing colors for your interiors. Whether it’s “don’t pair too many colors together or …

Articles about light your life on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Small Spaces start with Good Small Occupants.<p>With less stuff, you’ll need fewer square feet to jam it into. But how small is too small?<p>We all know it can be hard to find modern, sophisticated, and fun gifts to fill holiday stockings.<p>Preparing for move can bring a fresh revelation of how much …

The Beautifully Balanced Rieteiland House from Amsterdam

Transparent yet enclosed and private – this is how the Rieteiland House could be described when you first lay eyes on it. The residence is located in …

North London Townhouse Interior Design by LLI Design

When these homeowners purchased this new build, 3000 square foot townhouse in North London’s Crouch End, they turned it over to LLI Design during the …

Spruce Up Your Decor With Floor Vases – 10 Beautiful Ideas

Vases are amongst the most popular and beautiful accessories you can use in interior décor. But they are of several types. Today we’re not going to …

How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

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8 Tricks to Expand a Small Space

From hanging floor-to-ceiling curtains to using mirrors strategically, find out how to make a small room look bigger by tricking the eye with these design tips. See more ways to make the most of a small space.<p><b>1. Window Treatments</b><p>Hang curtain rods and draperies at the ceiling to make the room feel …

High Level of Interactivity Exuded by Stylish Modern Home in Taiwan

H2o+Co2 Design sent us photos and information about a modern house design they recently completed in Taipei, Taiwan. The owner who works in the …

An Expansive His-and-Hers Bathroom

Two bathrooms in one.<p>Architect Thomas Catalano and designer Chris Benson went beyond the usual his-and-hers towels and double sink in this Wellesley, Massachusetts, bathroom design. By adding a pass-through shower, they combined two rooms into one, but personalized each side for the husband and …

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Bridge House: Home Across A Stream

• 1 |<p>The cabin itself actually spans a river, balancing atop heavy stone columns and giving unparalleled views of the surrounding forest.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The …

Small Bedrooms Use Space in a Big Way

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The bamboo-esque wall coverings in this bedroom give it a warm and cozy feeling while the subtle glow from the overhead fixtures and gauzy …

Warm Contemporary Interiors

• 1 |<p>This apartment lacks in square footage and is quite narrow. By using light colors in both the wood and upholstery, the designer creates the …

Futuristic Interior Design

• 1 |<p>Our first home is from the designers at Russian-based firm Nordes. They have described this look as “deconstructed origami”<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>By combining …

Achieve Whimsical Lightness in Your Living Space

A living space that exudes a feeling of lightness is a must for homes as it has a direct effect on your mood. Light furniture and breezy fabrics can …