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‘Homes like this are like a soft, comfortable sweater’

An architect, an author, and a house that’s new and old<p>When architect Thomas A. Kligerman of Ike Kligerman Barkley talks about Shingle-style homes, he waxes a bit romantic. “If you asked a child to draw a cartoon of a house, it would likely look like a Shingle-style dwelling,” he says. “Everyone …

Farrow & Ball

A house that became a personal paradise

Despite the client here ideally looking for a classic midcentury house that could be updated and customized, an amazing property, built in 1968 was …

Award-winning ’70s home is an indoor-outdoor dream for $700K

Neil LaMonte Astle designed the Omaha residence<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Omaha, Nebraska<p><b>Price:</b> $699,900<p>This award-winning 1970s …

Living Rooms

Delightful treehouse residence weaves through a forest in Thailand

A family in Thailand planted a small forest in their backyard and built their home to adapt to the trees without disturbing them. Studio Miti …

9 Romantic Garden Wedding Venues For The Perfect Outdoor "I Do"

These lush green spaces make for a memorable backdrop.<p>It doesn't get dreamier than a garden wedding. Maybe it's the flowers, the open space, or all of that love in the air, but we can't think of a better venue for your vows than the great outdoors.<p>From beautiful barns set in sprawling vineyards, to …

10 Ways to Fill Empty Corners With Floor Vases

Corners are tough spaces. Many times, they are awkwardly placed between doorways or windows, making them impossible to fill with furniture. If …

5 Easy Tips to Instantly Elevate Any Art Display

Furniture makes a space functional and comfortable, but artwork and personal photographs are what transform it into a home brimming with character. …

Hung Up

A Midcentury Modern Home in Chicago is Refreshed

With respect for its midcentury design, a couple calls on architect Margaret McCurry to update their Chicago home for coming generations<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 2009 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Even if you take away all the framed pictures of the kids and grandkids, the …

Mid-Century modern

12 DIYs to Get Air Plants On Your Wall

As you scroll through the articles that tell you what elements will bring personality and life into your home decor, you’re bound to run across the …

Some Blockchain Reading

With the price momentum that Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital assets have experienced over the past few weeks, I’ve recently heard from more …

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Adding a real window is costly and not always an option, especially if you’re renting a home. But often a room needs another window for balance. Sometimes a space lacks sufficient light even with a lamp or two already inhabiting the area. Electroluminescent sheets can add a sunny glow. And with a …

Caulking

A Backyard Pavilion and Pool for the Perfect Escape

For a family of four in King City, Ontario, Canada, Amantea Architects designed the Clearview Pavilion within a bare backyard surrounded by a line of …

Gnosis' Prediction Market Scores $12.5M In 'Record-Breaking' Crypto Auction

Gnosis, a decentralized platform for prediction markets that uses “crowdsourced wisdom” sourced globally and built on Ethereum technology, has set a new record by raising $12.5 million (m) in a token offering via a Dutch auction, the first successful one of its kind in crypto, and the fastest …

10 Modern Gardens That Freshen Up Traditional Homes

Even if you're working with a home that's more traditional that you'd like, there's still ways to modernize it without going through an entire home renovation. The garden is a great place to start, and can have a powerful effect on your home's visage.<p>We've rounded up 10 examples of older homes that …

Dining Rooms

A Midcentury Home in Beverly Hills Receives a Modern Transformation

Hollywood talent manager Eric Kranzler recruits designer Brad Dunning for a debonair renovation of a 1950’s home in Beverly Hills<p><i>This article originally appeared in the May 2011 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>The façade of eric kranzler's home in the Trousdale section of Beverly Hills appears much …

Beverly Hills

The Farmhouse

North Carolina<p>When the clients (and parents of two) are an an organic farmer and radiologist, you know the results are going to be unique.<p>A thirty-something couple with two young children envisioned a home in Wake County, North Carolina, that would be practically oxymoronic: simultaneously old and …

81 of the World’s Greatest Travel Hackers in 2017

Travel hackers are everywhere. A travel hacker is someone who understands the ins and outs of the travel industry and uses their experience to make …

15 Modern Playhouses for Cheerful Backyards

There is a real balancing act for families with young kids who prefer modern styles of decorating. You definitely want your home to feel welcoming …

10 Shortcuts to an Organized Home

1 of 10<p>1. Keep Clothes Off the Floor<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>2. Keep Beds Made and Nightstands Clear<p>3 of 10<p>3. Make Your Mudroom Multitask<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

The 10 Minute Rule For Keeping Audience Attention

For the past four years I’ve been lecturing on digital marketing at a university in Strasbourg (long term readers may remember me writing about it …

Hardscaping 101: Outdoor Wall Lights

Wall-mounted outdoor fixtures are the chameleons of landscape lighting. They can be used virtually anywhere in your garden that offers a flat …

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Improv-ing Your Public Speaking Skills

Morgan Landis, owner of Contented Design, shares improv tips to help improve your pitch.<p>Public Speaking is often named as one of the most common fears. Unfortunately, as an entrepreneur, doing presentations is most of the job. From pitching new clients, to pitching new ideas, to pitching yourself …

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to …

Mindbender: How Can Wood Grain from a Single Board Match at All Four Corners of a Box?

Here's a clever trick for creating continuous grain<p>Look at this wooden board.<p>Let's say you're going to cut it into four pieces to make a box, like …

Carolina Hillside House

Accessed by an abandoned logging road, the Carolina Hillside House is a secluded getaway above North Wilkesboro's Kerr Scott Lake. The entire …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 July 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>June 29, 2018<p>In a time where technology is rapidly advancing, what it looks like one day can be vastly different to the …