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Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second …

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22 Serene Japanese Garden Pictures

Japanese gardens, whether actually in Japan or outside of Japan, are beautiful places to walk around, meditate or take pictures. They are the perfect …

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The Manager Who Kept a Six-Year Diary of Her Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes at work, but not many keep a diary of their blunders.<p>Some self-aware managers are trying out “mistake diaries” or “failure reports” to help minimize the chances that a problem happens twice – and to help foster an environment where it’s OK to try and fail.<p>For more than six …

Hardest Leadership Skill You'll Ever Learn

Here's a lesson you won't learn on the fly. It takes practice and a real control of your ego. Check it out.<p>Any great leader faces a multitude of challenges every day. Whether it's communicating strategy, helping people through change, holding on to excellence in the face of compromise, or just …

DJ Patil’s Crowdsourced Commencement Address On Utter Failure

Instead of crowing about career triumphs and students’ bright futures, Greylock Partners data scientist DJ Patil addressed a more pressing topic at a recent commencement address: his biggest failures, and why new graduates should embrace similar humiliation.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article is adapted</i> …

Hilary Novelle Hahn’s Zig-Zag Career Guide

Hahn is a member of Generation Flux because what seems like her rambling trajectory–from opening for Beyonce and Christina to designing denim to launching a startup–actually makes perfect sense.<p>On paper, at least, Hilary Novelle Hahn jokes that her career could be charted with crayons.<p>“My path …

Generation Flux Salon: What Does Talent Look Like In An Age Of Flux?

Welcome to the 21st century, an era when the old rules have changed and the new ones are evolving all the time. Share your strategies for navigating this era of chaos–and learn from some of the most successful members of the league of innovators dubbed Generation Flux by <i>Fast Company</i> editor-in-chief …

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …

Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto / acaa

Built along a grassy hillside, the Skyward House blends beautifully into the woodsy environment while providing protection from the busy street …

Invisible Bookend by  Paul Cocksedge

Invisible Bookend by Paul Cocksedge<p>London-based design studio Paul Cocksedge has created the wonderful ‘Invisible Bookend’ that works just fine, but which you cannot actually see.<p>This lightweight, free-standing product is designed for use on desks, shelves and the floor—it easily holds more than a meter-and-a-half of books of all shapes and sizes.<p>Not requiring any mechanical fitting, this magical-looking bookend will have your guests marveling at your gravity-defying, leaning book …

Articles about limited edition object totem bottle vase on Dwell.com - Dwell

Have you heard of online startup Of A Kind? If not, bookmark it now.<p>NYC-based Baron Fig continues to innovate with thoughtful products designed to propel the creative process forward.<p>Limited Edition for Holiday...<p>If you live in an apartment or otherwise lack a patch in which to plant a garden, …

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