Andrew Ricks

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Hair Mixology: How to Get the Mad Men Look

<i>Welcome to "Hair Mixology," a new series where we share insider tips from barbers and stylists on mixing hair products to get the right style.</i><p><b>Barber:</b> Lindsey Thomas<p><b>Find her:</b> FSC Barber & Supply, Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p><b>Hair Type:</b> Thick, stubborn, coarse<p><b>Combo:</b> Malin + Goetz Sage Styling Cream (<i>$20 for</i> …

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Top 10 Royal Fragrances - Ape to Gentleman

Perfumes are an ancient royal perquisite. The Priest-Kings of the great ancient civilisations were probably the first humans to fragrance their …

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Neighbourhood watch: five Singapore micro-'burbs on the rise

Already know your way around central Singapore? Just a stone's throw beyond, a clutch of bustling neighbourhoods home to quirky shops, trendy eateries and cool bars are just waiting to be explored. So head out and experience the up-and-coming areas of Singapore that won't stay a secret for …

Braving the 'Iron Ways': a beginner's guide to climbing Italy's Vie Ferrate

With their sculpted peaks, pinnacles and towers of rock, Italy’s eastern Dolomites are the most beautiful corner of the Alps. The architect Le Corbusier called the rocky amphitheatre ‘the most beautiful architecture in the world’, Unesco granted them world heritage status in 2009, and ever since …

West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

5 Reasons Why Peru Is a Country With Much to Envy

BY CHRISTA RUSSO<p>Peru is one of those places that make iconically beautiful countries like South Africa and Thailand feel a hint of jealousy. The nation's thriving melting pot of cultures reflect a vibrant, diverse community, many with roots as far back to the Incas and other sophisticated …

Dwell on Design Editors' Picks

Highlights from the products, furniture, and lighting at Dwell on Design 2013, handpicked by Dwell editors.<p>2013 was a bang-up year for Dwell on Design. The LA Convention Center was packed with content, speakers, advice, furniture, lighting, materials, kitchens, prefab, CEUs, experts, and ideas—a …

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A Chair That Shields You From Snooping Coworkers

In the race toward a more progressive office floor plan, designers have created communal tables, desks you reserve in advance, and modular desks designed to spur collaboration around the clock. All try to be flexible alternatives to the traditional desk-and-conference-room model, but when it comes …

Reinventing Disposable: Elegant Japanese Paper Tableware

Do guests at your less formal gatherings deserve less hospitality than those attending holiday dinners? Disposable tableware is certainly convenient, …

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Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

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Frenetic Urban Time-lapse Videos of Shanghai, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur by Rob Whitworth | Colossal

<p>It is almost impossible these days to click around the web without running into the work of filmmaker and architectural photographer Rob Whitworth …