Ben Langsfeld

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13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Gardening

A Glimpse at Anthony Bourdain’s New York City

Though <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> got his start in finer dining, the chef and food writer frequently celebrated restaurants of all kinds in New York — frequently showing a passion for the underdog and restaurants that didn’t normally pop up in food media.<p>As Bourdain’s fame and profile rose, he continued to …

East Village

The 12 Best Father’s Day Gifts for the Dapper Dad

Invest in the Small Details<p>The dapper dad puts a little extra effort into his appearance. Far from vain, it’s a subtle way to communicate that he …

Men's Fashion

The New Bathroom Trend—You're Going to Want to Get in On It

As far as bathroom trends go, we've seen it all: Floor-to-ceiling tiles, concrete basins, and an array of paint colors that go on to inspire. But one …

Interior Design

The 9 Best Baseball Caps to Wear This Summer

No matter where you live, the baseball cap is a smart accessory for everyday sun protection. While the style hasn’t changed that much in recent …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

A Little Bohemian Inspiration for Your Outdoor Space

(Image credit: H. Goluza/Glamour Paris)<p>Spring is here, or almost here, depending on where you live, and it's a great time to think about the design …

The Last Countertop Appliance You’ll Ever Buy: The Kenwood Cooking Chef

A couple of months ago, Michelle and I dropped in on our friend Amy Lindburg to scope out her recently renovated flat in the Panhandle neighborhood …

9 Tile Trends That You'll See Everywhere in 2018

While many interior design trends come and go, tile lovers are fans for life — and the tile trends for 2018 are made for tile fanatics. So we spoke …

This prefab cabin is designed to take you off grid in the Scottish Highlands

A new piece of prefab architecture will soon bring artists, researchers, and travelers closer to the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Artist Bobby …

This Ridiculously Nice Vinyl Stand Is an Audiophile’s Dream

Symbol Audio, makers of some the most beautiful analog audio equipment, just announced a few new products. They’re all pretty stunning, as the …

5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

Party in the back<p>We’ve already explored how prefab homes can offer a affordable, eco-friendly, stormproof, and down-right sexier alternative to traditional stick-built housing and we’re constantly updating our guide to the 5 best prefabs you can buy right now. But one of the most practical ways to …

Prefab Homes

Why Fly All The Way to Iceland? Colorado Has Some of the Best Hot Springs Around

Iceland is one of the world’s great tourism success stories, having tripled its amount of visitors in under ten years. With a population of just 334,000, this tiny island nation attracts a staggering 1.8 million travelers annually, and almost half of those visitors will take a dip in the infamous …

Related Maps

The parm is a reliably filling thing of beauty, be it a colossal chicken parm that spills over the edges of a plate or a neatly-stacked rectangle of eggplant parm with double-digit layers. It’s got Neapolitan roots (in lightly-fried, sparingly cheese-trimmed form, and called parmigiana), but it …

Italian Food

So you bought a smartwatch. Now what?

Now that smartwatches are actually useful enough for the general populace, setting them up isn't as pedestrian a task as pairing with your phone and calling it a day. On the surface, customizing your new device may not seem like a complicated task, but people often overlook some of the tools that …

Wear OS

New Directions: 18 Design Trends for 2018

From kitchen pegboard and high-gloss paint to ugly ceramics and intentionally messy tabletops: Our predictions for the interiors trends that will …

Trends

Finding comfort in games after the terrible, horrible, no-good year of 2017

2017, with its natural disasters, human disasters, and all around horrible undercurrent that continuously barraged us with bad news and situations …

A Lighter, Smoother Cast-Iron Skillet That’s Big Enough for the Whole Family

The Field Skillet is 25 to 50 percent lighter than traditional skillets. But what really separates it from your standard big-box variety is the …

Where to eat the most far-flung food from around the world without ever leaving NYC

Andrew Doro's blog, Every Country NYC, chronicles his mission to eat food from every nation on the planet without ever leaving the city. From 22 …

Staten Island

Black and White and Green All Over: At Home with a Dutch Botanical Artist

Dutch artist-designer Maaike Koster wears a lot of hats, and all of them are leaf green: A botanical painter, she has her own online print emporium, …

Living Rooms

This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks

Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.<p>Co-managed by architects Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle of the London-based firm IPT Architects, Ecospace Studios was created with the goal of ameliorating the economic, spatial, and environmental …

You can get a personalized subway countdown clock for your apartment

If you’ve been itching to add a touch of the MTA to your peaceful home, you’re in luck! Bushwick company NYC Train Sign is selling personalized …

Meet Ron Andrews, the Man Perfecting the Water Bottle Cage

Just outside of downtown Durango, Colorado lies the workshop of a mad genius named Ron Andrews. Andrews isn’t a genius in the traditional sense — no …

Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won't go flat or need replacement (Video)

Air-filled rubber tires have been around for quite a long while, though the evolution of their design has been relatively slow. But we are now seeing …

Neat

This Light, Yet Rugged Chore Coat Will Replace Your Filson Cruiser

Since the dawn of workwear’s popularity, everybody and their brother seems to have a Filson Cruiser jacket in their closet. Don’t get me wrong, I …

The Soho Restaurants We Can't Live Without

You've probably heard about how gritty Soho was back in the '70s and '80s, when artists flocked to the downtown 'hood in search of affordable living …

Restaurants

Hay teams up with Danish chef on colorful, irresistible kitchenware

It’s available in the U.S. through MoMA Design Store<p>Hay has had a busy 2017: This fall marks the launch of the Danish design brand’s collaboration with Swedish furniture powerhouse Ikea, which includes the Ypperling collection of furniture and a revamp of Ikea’s classic blue shopping bag.<p>This week, …

The 30 best men's fashion websites

Badass all-electric truck is a step ahead of Tesla

If you want to join the electric vehicle revolution but you're not willing to downsize from your rugged SUV or pickup truck, your dream ride may have …

Remodeling 101: How to Choose the Perfect White Paint

We’re on an eternal quest for that home design Holy Grail: the perfect white paint. And given that spaces, lighting, moods, and personal preferences …