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The Other, Smarter (?) Way to Cut an Avocado

I know that there <i>exist</i> plenty of ways to keep an avocado from browning.<p>But have I ever used one? Nope.<p>Instead, I slice open my avocado—down the center, slipping the knife around the pit like I came out of the womb knowing how to do—and try to consume it as quickly as possible.<p>Well, it turns out …

House Tour: A Lively London Home and Studio

<b>Name:</b> Paula Benson and Paul West <b><br>Location:</b> Islington; London, UK <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 8 years; Owned<p>We first got a glimpse of Paula and Paul's flat in their …

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House Tour: A Comfy, Colorful Mix in 330 Square Feet

<b>Name:</b> Mark and Emily (and Kally the cat) <b><br>Location:</b> East Village; New York, New York <b><br>Size:</b> 330 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2 years; Rented<p>Emily and …

Living Rooms

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Continuing on from yesterday morning’s classy Italian apartment is this totally sexy apartment also by architecture and interior design firm …

Interior Design

Seriously Cool Activewear Gets a Gallery-Ready Makeover

In case you’ve managed to miss the entire athleisure movement, let us remind you: Activewear is not just for the gym. As brilliantly spoofed by the Van Vuuren Bros, an Australian comedic duo, in their viral music video “Activewear,” high-tech, illustration-slathered spandex and sports bras can be …

J.Crew Teams Up With Pierre Le-Tan for a Design Miami–Inspired Collection

In celebration of this year’s Design Miami, J.Crew has teamed up with famed French illustrator and <i>The New Yorker</i> cover artist Pierre Le-Tan (father of bag designer Olympia Le-Tan) on a collection of colorful, travel-friendly accessories. The umbrellas, notebooks, Dopp kits, evening pouches, silk …

Peter Zumthor: Different Kinds of Silence

We visited Peter Zumthor -- one of the world's leading architects -- in his studio in Switzerland. In this extensive and rare biographical video interview he tells the captivating story of his childhood, his studies in NYC and his parents' strong influence.<p>Zumthor -- who works from the small town …

Industrial Designer

Gift Guide: Books for the Garden Lover

Does your spouse need one more trowel? Does your city-dwelling friend even have a plot to tend? Who knows. This holiday season give a book instead, …

Articles about 5 striking farmhouse renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and...<p>A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior walls on the site of 17th-century ruins in Scotland, creating...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks …

Architecture

Minimalist Vacation Home Shines in Medieval Italian City

The team at <b>Studiòvo</b> completed the design of <b>Canticle</b>, a stylish vacation home in Lucca, a walled city in Italy’s Tuscany region. The 1,291-square-foot …

A Custom Home Built by Hand With Timber and Bold Black Accents

Hailey McGinty and Glenn Wilkinson first met seven years ago when they trained together in the same squad, and their healthy appetite for competition …

Architecture

50 Trendy and Timeless Kitchens with Beautiful Brick Walls

Gone are the days when old brick walls were carefully and meticulously concealed with more polished, modern finishes. They are no longer viewed as an …

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This bedroom with gold/brass accents is feminine, elegant and stunning. I am in love with the light fixture and how it really makes the room come to …

Design

Italian furniture company Arper opens a Manhattan showroom

<b>Business news:</b> Italian design brand Arper has opened a New York showroom, following in the footsteps of other European brands setting up shop in the …

New York City

11 Talented Women To Know

Photography

Nuances

Nuances is a project about present the body and its nuances in color. Interventions colors in the black and white photography of naked bodies and …

Art

Don’t Teach The Birds To Fly

The series of photos Don’t Teach The Birds To Fly depicts holidays in a countryside, in a small villages of Orava, a Northern region of Slovak …

Photography

My Dreams Your Nightmare

“We come from a dark abyss, we end in a dark abyss, and we call the luminous interval life. As soon as we are born the return begins, at once the …

Top 10 Artworks From Absolut Art Berlin

Looking for some artworks to hang on your walls without breaking the bank? Then you might be interested in checking out the Absolut Pop-Up Loft in …

Waiting for Lakshmi: How One Model Gets Diwali Festival–Ready

What does one wear to catch the eye of the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity? Why, as Indian model Bhumika Arora explained this weekend at the Diwali festival of lights in Queens, New York: Something new, something attention-grabbing, and something traditional.<p>Every autumn on this holiday …

Nigeria Jockeys for Africa’s Fashion Crown

Nigeria’s fashion industry is shifting into second gear to become a more serious contender in Africa’s leadership race.<p><b>LAGOS, Nigeria</b> — Five years …

A Guide to Being a Modern Lady with Natalie Westling

Terrorism's Effect on Tourism Doesn't Last Very Long

It won’t take much time for Paris to bounce back.<p>News of the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 earlier this month was followed quickly by …

Terrorism

Kylie Jenner Does Winter White the West Coast Way

Last year saw the rise of winter-white dressing, with everyone trying their hand at the look, whether it was Jennifers Lawrence and Garner in sleek coats or Victoria Beckham going completely snowy from head to toe. But yesterday in Los Angeles, the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, …

Financial District Retail Rents Rise as Fifth Avenue's and Soho's Drop

The Real Estate Board of New York released its Fall 2015 Retail Report, breaking down the rise and fall of average Manhattan asking rents in the city's 17 biggest retail corridors. While the overall ground floor rents have somewhat fallen since the last report, there remain some significant …

Real Estate

The Wine Country to Visit in 2016

Reds, whites and sparklings are only the beginning in Mendoza—the wine destination in western Argentina where malbec is king and horseback treks through the Andes happen between tastings. Travel writer Amelia Mularz of Mr & Mrs Smith—the luxury travel website and booking service—takes us on a …

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Watch Selena Gomez and Victoria's Secret Angels Try to Lip-Sync "Hands to Myself"

They can't keep it together.<p>The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is just seven days away from airing, and the Angels have started the countdown with a good lip-syncing-in-lingerie video. The gang does its best take of Selena Gomez's "Hands to Myself" with the singer. Some were better at it than …

Why Today is the Best Day to Book a Hotel Room for the Holidays

From beachfront inns in Mexico to historic buildings in the French Quarter, today is the day to save big on hotels. Here's why.<p>Fantasizing about a holiday getaway but feeling the very real strain of your budget? Fret not: Today is the best day to book a hotel room for the holidays at a much cheaper …

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