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16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Cubetto Can Teach Your 3-Year-Old To Code -- Here's What Inspired Its Creator

In just a few years Filippo Yacob went from plumber to founder of multi-million dollar company, Primo Toys. How did he get there? This 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur explains how the birth of his son inspired him to invent Cubetto, a toy that teaches children the rudiments of coding without …

Kids

10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

Product Design

Colorful and Abstract Industrial Minimalist Photography by Stuart Allen

<b>Stuart Allen</b> is a talented photographer from Bradford, UK, who by day travels the world for work. Stuart focuses on minimalist, colorful and abstract …

Photography

This Is How Interior Designers Decorate a Room From Start to Finish

Consider this—you've just bought a new home, signed a lease on a new apartment, or moved to a new city. You fell in love with the space that will …

Home Decorating

64 Stunningly Scandinavian Interior Designs

It’s straightforward while remaining ultra-functional. It celebrates natural light in a place that can go many months with very little sun. It there …

Top 50 Wall Art DIYs for Your Child’s Bedroom

Children’s bedrooms are probably the most fun spaces to decorate in the home. You can leave all your inhibitions behind and be as creative as your …

17 Crafty Ways To Update Your Bedroom With DIY Projects

Over the years we gathered all sorts of interesting and inspiring ideas regarding the interior design and décor of specific parts of the house. Today …

Crafting

Artist Turns Random Shadows of Everyday Objects Into Playful Doodles of Whimsical Figures

Belgian filmmaker Vincent Bal has made four feature films and numerous commercials, but the long creative process filmmaking requires often left him frustrated. Combining a love for comic strips with a bit of creativity, his quick doodles incorporating shadows have become an unexpected creative …

Paris apartment updated with slender white staircase and dark green kitchen

A white metal-framed staircase connects the two floors of this Parisian apartment, which local studio Les Ateliers Tristan & Sagitta has overhauled …

Architecture

7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

13 smart & easy DIY ideas that will transform your home

Home decoration could be a really enjoyable thing to do if you know your spaces well and have that curious streak which motivates you on to go for …

Living Rooms

The 12 Most Beautiful Bars and Restaurants in the World

Because you deserve to only eat and drink in stunning surroundings.<p>Great restaurants are loved for more than just their food. Interior design plays an important part in the overall dining experience, which is why the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards celebrate stunning eating and drinking spaces each …

Hospitality

Old Coach House Transformed Into Modern Home Using Materials from Demolished Office

What do you do if you have a wooden office building from the 1950s on your property next to a former coach house from 1895? If you're architect and designer Rolf Bruggink, you see an opportunity to transform an historical building using materials from another space. With the help of fellow …

12 Interior Paint Colors Designers Absolutely Love

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>1 of 13<p>Beatriz da Costa<p>Lavender Mist, Benjamin Moore<p>"People underestimate the power of …

Home Decorating

Beauty Must Have: A Sunscreen I'm Actually Excited About

Maybe sunscreen bores you. I don't blame you. But maybe, just maybe, this version is perfect enough to pique your interest.<p>I've worked in beauty for almost a decade, and if there is anything writing that many stories about skin, hair, makeup, aging, and mascara has taught me, it's this: Sunscreen …

Skin Care

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "best island in the world" by the …

6 local home decor web stores you need to know

If braving the crowds in town in search for a gift is not your thing, you can shop online.<p>Palette-It Coasters, $29.90<br>Naiise (naiise.com)<br>This online …

Stocking Stuffers

The best all-inclusive resorts for adults

Looking for a great getaway without the kids?<p>These top-ranked resorts are the best all-inclusives-- and they're only for adults.<p>1. Secrets the Vine, Cancun, Mexico<p>Upon arrival to Secrets the Vine, you're struck by the hotel’s stunning Art Deco design and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering expansive …

17 of the best under-the-radar islands in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera, and get ready for an adventure.

These minimalist 'Game of Thrones' GIFs are a mesmerizing, cutesy take on the dark series

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season six.</i><p>The "Game of Thrones" fandom is known for its artistic approach to celebrating the epic series. From large-scale art installations to miniature paper shields, we never tire of seeing artists' and designers' interpretations. One artist in …

9 plants that bug bugs — including mosquitoes

BOISE, Idaho — Summer is almost here, and you'll want to spend more time in your backyards and gardens.<p>Unfortunately, so will the bugs. And because of viruses such as Zika and West Nile, mosquitoes are a big concern.<p>You can plant herbs and flowers that repel those bugs, including mosquitoes, and …

Plants

The Peloponnese in Greece is the best place in Europe to visit in 2016, says Lonely Planet

Travel guide publisher’s annual bucket list mixes old favourites and more obscure destinations<p>Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has released its annual list of the best places to visit in Europe, this year opting for a mix of the usual suspects (Venice, the Dordogne) and a scattering of …

Loneliness

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

These are the Key Points of the Bauhaus Manifesto

May 21, 2016<p>Nadia Herzog is a pen name of Nadja Bozovic, a freelance journalist whose interest goes from the questioning influence of different art …

Art

Greek Hotel Is Among 15 of the World's Most Unusual Hotels

The British newspaper dailystart.co.uk recently placed the Greek hotel, Katikies Hotel, on their list of the World’s most unusual hotels. The list is …

10 of the best waterside holiday cabins in Europe

Romantic hideaways, back-to-basics eco-huts, treehouses and high-spec shacks for lapping up nature by lakes, rivers and fjords<p>Hut in the middle of nowhere, Poland<p>A listing that reads “hut in the middle of nowhere” can’t help but pique the interest, and this one’s description is pretty accurate. The</b> …

European Travel