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Los Altos Residence / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in an established Los Altos neighborhood, this single-family residence is a modernist …

Living Rooms

Here's What You Can Learn About Architecture from Tracking People's Eye Movements

<i>This article was originally published by Common Edge as "Game-Changing Eye-Tracking Studies Reveal How We Actually See Architecture."</i><p>While many …

Eye Tracking

Marquez Hall at Colorado School of Mines / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson + Anderson Mason Dale Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Marquez Hall, the home of the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines in …

At This High-Desert Home, a Whole Wall Opens Up When You Crank a Giant Wheel

In California, architect Tom Kundig delivers an off-the-grid retreat designed for both connection and solitude.<p>It’s a familiar story. After the kids move out and on to college and careers, their parents decide to pull up stakes. But a question lingers: Where will the family gather for holidays and …

Living Rooms

Breezy Family Home With Wonderful Views From Its Infinity Edge Pool

A house with a pool is not exactly an extraordinary thing. But if the house were to have an infinity edge pool things definitely change. The whole …

Outdoor Spaces

10 one-storey homes you'll wish were yours

One-storey dwellings are practical, efficient, and offer a reduced building price when compared to their taller, multi-storey counterparts. Not to be …

Neat

Here's How Long Sex Lasts on Average, According to Science

Let's make on thing clear up front: good sex lasts as long as it needs to, depending on your preferences. But according to scientific research, sex …

Condoms

8 Facts That Seem Impossible But Are Totally True

Every once in a while, someone gives you a piece of information that leaves you so dumbfounded that you question your entire existence…until you look …

Top 10 Skills You Need at Work That Have Nothing to Do with Your Job

Hiring managers make the difficult decision of who the best candidate is for the job based not just on the specific job requirements but also basic …

How To Transfer Prints To Wood: An Awesome Photography DIY Project

One thing I love about my family is that there never seems to be a shortness of creativity floating around. My wife Kristin works with her mother …

How to Pose Groups for Portrait Photography

For many years the gold standard for posing groups looked just like my first grade school photo. Everybody would be lined up and asked to stand as …

Photography

New Free Photoshop PSD Mockups for Designers (27 MockUps)

All <b>new PSD mockups</b> templates for presenting your work in a realistic mode. All psd mockup designs are free for commercial work created by …

Graphic Design

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Glamour Photography

No doubt, today’s media and advertising industry heavily exploits “fashion” and “sexy” themes (sometimes indeed too much). Over time public …

Inside the Radical Redesign of the Country's Largest Retailer: USPS

With more than 30,000 locations operating today, the United States Postal Service is still the largest retail network in the US. It's also an …

Ten Go-to Editing Tips for Using Photoshop

The recent release of Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) 2014 (which is the 15th release of the product) got me thinking about my own workflow. …

Tutorials

Desert Courtyard House / Wendell Burnette Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is a peninsula of granite outcroppings and towering Saguaro cacti surrounded on all sides by …

Architecture

Articles about 10 impressive backyard renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural …

San Francisco

My Houzz: Goodwill and Good Taste in a Grand Colonial

Jim and Robin Buhrer wanted to be closer to the center of their historic Massachusetts town. In May 2010 Jim found what they were looking for: a …

Living Rooms

MIxing fixture finishes - Yes or No?

Leave matchy-matchy to the catalogs and let your kitchen's personality shine with a mix of metals for hardware and fixtures<p>Make a clean break with …

8 Elements of Mediterranean Garden Style

One of the richest sources of garden design for hundreds of years has been the Mediterranean garden. Beautiful and pragmatic, the style developed out …

Landscaping

Articles about landscape design all climates on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...<p>Dwell talks to The Climate Desk on the Subject of Green Design.<p>We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state …

Green Design

Ingenious Door Opens and Closes Like Folded Paper | Colossal

<p>Like the design of functional objects such as chairs or tables, it would seem new ideas for the humble door would be completely exhausted, and then …

Sonoma Vineyard Estate / Aidlin Darling Design

Situated at the base of Sonoma Mountain, this 140-acre estate includes a main residence, a guesthouse, a barn, sculpture gardens, and an orchard in …

Energy Efficiency

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Surprising Layers of Color Revealed on Urban Walls | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these new pieces by artist 1010 that seems to peel away layers from mundane urban walls to reveal a depth of colorful layers. …

Beautiful Houses: Alemanys 5

This week we will show you a beautiful restoration in Girona, Spain, a project by Anna Noguera. This place is amazing! The mix of old and new, the …

Intuition: Your Best Design Tool?

<i>Design is subjective, and often quite personal. So, in a field where being able to explain yourself is critical, is designing by instinct foolish? In</i> …

Cognitive Science

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