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Here’s Why Instagram Chose to Break the Frame

Instagram cracked the restrictive barriers of its iconic square format yesterday, announcing to the world that it intends to remain the dominant …

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Apartment with Flexible Spaces for a Newlywed Couple

AworkDesign.studio designed this modern apartment in Taipei, Taiwan for a newly married couple who were looking to have some flexibility with the …

Living Rooms

Can't fault the logic of this bar.

Top Travel Apps Summer 2015

With summer on the horizon, many of us are contemplating some well-deserved time off (ahhh, finally). Whether you plan to travel locally or abroad, …

Coffee with Carl in His Carriage House

<b>Name:</b> Carl Seeno <b><br>Location:</b> Shaw; Washington, DC <b><br>Size:</b> 375 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1.5 years; rented<p>Carl lives in the carriage house that's attached …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

Attending a Popular Event? Consider Leaving Your Camera at Home

Vivid is a festival of light and color thrown by the city of Sydney every year. Run by Destination NSW (the state’s tourism authority) and paid for …

Boxing Day

Science Explains Why You're Not a Morning Person

Can't get out of bed in the morning? Allow science to tell you why—and whether or not you can change that.<p>I’m awful in the mornings. Can science fix …

Modern Loft in Portland Embedding Multiple Lifestyles

One of Steve Dangermond and Christopher Keane‘s residential projects is a spectacular loft in Portland, Oregon. Displaying a refined take on space …

Lofts

Setting Off 300 Fireworks Rockets All At Once

Crazy British garage inventor Colin Furze (previously) set off 300 rockets from Epic Fireworks all at the same time to celebrate reaching the …

Cosmology

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

Articles about gut renovation transforms tiny manhattan apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>This …

When the Last Patient Dies

Kalaupapa, Hawaii, is a former leprosy colony that’s still home to several of the people who were exiled there through the 1960s. Once they all pass away, the federal government wants to open up the isolated peninsula to tourism. But at what cost?<p>Not so long ago, people in Hawaii who were diagnosed …

This Is What LEGO Characters Secretly Do All Day

Ever wonder what those little LEGO guys do all day when we aren't looking? Turns out, they have somewhat difficult day jobs that range from cleaning …

Lego

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SoMa loft, San Francisco. Briana Nix Design + Styling. Ashley Batz photo.

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The philosopher who studies the experience of coffee

Is coffee much deeper than it appears? David Robson meets a philosopher who certainly thinks so – he's attempting to use the drink to probe the human mind.<p>It’s like I’m drinking the dying embers of a log-fire – smoky and tinged with the tang of creosote. As I concentrate harder, I notice its …

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30+ Bedroom Ideas For Men - D'Marge

Bedroom ideas for men. It's not just the bed that's the most important element. You've got lamps, art, colour and rugs to help spice things up.

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Beautiful Houses: House in the Landscape

Today we will show you a beautiful house in Zawiercie, Poland, a project by Kropka Studio. This house is great. From the facade's stone and wood …

Architecture

What Are the Top Neutral Colors to Choose Now

There is a new trend making an appearance on the interior design horizon—stylish new shades of neutral. It’s akin to the fall fashion runways, where …