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Australia

1917 Australian cottage gets a dazzling extension

Traditional in the front, contemporary in the back<p>Spring is finally in full bloom, which makes it a great time to tackle all those big home projects. If one of your plans involves a renovation, take a look at this delightful extension in Sydney that takes advantage of its garden site for some …

This artist’s amazing sketchbooks could be the inspiration you need to start a travel journal

While posting snaps on Instagram is a great way to share your travel adventures with friends and family, there could be a more interesting way to document your trips and help you take in every detail along the way.<p>Dina Brodsky, a Minsk-born New Yorker who works as an artist and curator, records her …

Modern Home Design Applied With a Gray Color and Industrial Concept Decor Looks So Fabulous - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – Some people believe that <b>modern home design</b> will create the comfortable feel and perfect for their residential. They also believe that …

Interior Design

In Pasadena, a Craftsman that mixes midcentury modern and preppy

A creative couple buys their first house and, serendipitously, their style aligns: “It’s like if the Kennedys went camping.”<p>Our House Calls feature takes you into homes with great style, big personality, and ineffable soul. Today we look at the Pasadena home of actors and writers Amanda Lund and …

This Simple One Light Overhead Setup Makes for Dramatic Portraits

We’re crazy about great one-light portraits, and fashion and portrait photographer Jeff Rojas is an expert at creating and honing these minimalist …

Naturally-ventilated PM House remains cool even during Yucatan's hottest months

The lush garden surrounding this sprawling residence in Yucatan, Mexico helps the house remain cool and ventilated in even the hottest, most humid …

Letgo raises $175 million for its used goods marketplace

With a pitch for its users to just let go of the things they no longer need, the online used goods marketplace letgo has managed to grab on to $175 million in new financing.<p>Since its launch in 2015, the would-be Craigslist killer has raised at least $325 million to tackle the U.S. market.<p>It’s been …

The Barn

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and …

As the Algarve is named best-value destination - here’s how to get the most for your money

The Algarve in Portugal has been named the best-value destination in the world for British travellers, according to the Post Office’s 2017 Holiday Costs Barometer.<p>The Algarve topped the list for the second year running, beating Sunny Beach in Bulgaria and Spain’s Costa del Sol which came second …

Freethink

This startup built an app to connect the world through global trade. And they think it could help pull millions out of poverty.

Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system

Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors.<p>The latter includes former Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn, Libratone …

Midcentury Minimal Studio Modern Home in San Francisco, California by…

Location: San Francisco, California - The direction was simple: take and outdated one bedroom corner unit apartment in the Eichler Summit High Rise in San Francisco, make it entirely open to the…

San Francisco

A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once …

Furniture Disruptors: 5 Fast-and-Easy Flatpack Sofas

The single most daunting piece of furniture in the house is, if you ask us, the sofa. First you have to find The One and commit to it. Then there’s …

Furniture

This 150 Square Foot Apartment is So Glamorous, It's Going Viral

Cute and cozy!<p>If HGTV has taught me anything, it's that you can do a lot with a small amount of space — but it's safe to say actor Anthony Triolo has truly taken that concept to the next level.<p>As any New Yorker knows, Manhattan is the capital of closet-sized apartments, and it takes a lot of …

Viral

Serene, simple and an absolutely stunning home!

Today, we are going to visit Berlin where professionals <i>Brand + Simon Architects</i> designed a beautiful, well-lit, spacious family home that is not only …

How 3 Social Superstars Built Huge Followings Fast

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>Build an audience of millions in record time with these secrets.<p>The Oracles • Content Provider<p>A brain trust of high-level entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bodyguards, supercars, models, playboy …

Charlie Munger

Before & After: A Design Duo’s Whole-House Overhaul for $15,000

After years of living in San Francisco—they met, studied, and started a business there—designers Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming of Yield Design were …

Home Improvement

9 Helpful Tips That Will Boost Your Productivity At Home

Working from home can actually result in greater productivity — Workopolis found in their poll that 90% of people believe telecommuting actually …

Cubetto Can Teach Your 3-Year-Old To Code -- Here's What Inspired Its Creator

In just a few years Filippo Yacob went from plumber to founder of multi-million dollar company, Primo Toys. How did he get there? This 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur explains how the birth of his son inspired him to invent Cubetto, a toy that teaches children the rudiments of coding without …

Programming

23 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You Hired An Interior Decorator

Pro-level techniques that'll make people think you outsourced the work.

This all-natural native corn is bejeweled with brilliantly colored kernels

Oklahoma farmer Carl Barnes decided to reconnect with his Native American heritage, so he began a hunt for old, native varieties of corn. He …

Forestry

Casa Xixim Modern Home in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico by Specht…

Location: Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico - This ecoluxe private villa is located on a narrow lot fronting a protected bay in Tulum, Mexico and is designed to be a fully self-sufficient and to immerse…

Mexico

Hot Property: ‘Simply perfect’ contemporary awaits in Oakland’s Piedmont Pines

Taste is subjective, though there are certain cases where something’s appeal is self-evident. Perhaps that’s the case with 46 Carisbrook Lane in Oakland’s Piedmont Pines community.<p>“This home epitomizes the best of contemporary living,” said Regina Jacobs of the Grubb Co., who is listing the …

Incredible rooftop farm takes over Israel’s oldest mall to grow thousands of organic vegetables

An amazing farm has sprouted in an unlikely place—the rooftop of Israel’s oldest mall in the heart of Tel Aviv. Hidden between high-rises, “Green in …

Aquaponics

A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest - Dwell

"This is the place where I want to create new memories with my family," Julie Brogan says, pointing to the view of Lake Michigan from her bedroom window in Sturgeon Bay, a small town in Wisconsin’s Door County. For years, Brogan, her husband, James, and their two children spent weekends and …

Architecture

Dezeen's 10 biggest architecture trends of 2016

Next up in our review of the year, architecture editor Jessica Mairs selects the 10 architecture trends that defined 2016, from the resurgence of …

Japanese robotics startup ZMP to delay Tokyo listing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese robotics startup ZMP Inc will delay its listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, originally set for Dec. 19, the company said on Thursday, after it found client information had leaked on to the Internet.<p>The leaked information has already been deleted and the company has found …

IT

Things to consider before buying a container home

When it comes to architecture, shipping containers are fast gaining momentum for offering home builders affordable prices, flexible options, and …