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Sink Into The ’50 Shades of Grey’ Spirit With An Erotic Lego Trailer

Lego has proven to be superlative at keeping up with the popular culture. So it should come as no surprise that in anticipation of the Valentine’s weekend release of the erotic motion picture, ’50 Shades of Gray,’ a Lego trailer — 50 Shades of Bricks — featuring sexy minifigs as the main characters …

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How PR is Different in Latin America vs. the US

One thing you’ll hear over and over about the Latin American business community and the publications that cover it is that personal relationships carry more weight than in the United States.<p>“It wasn’t that important to know the journalist, but I did feel like I needed to know someone who knew …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

An Ergonomic Baby Chair That Grows With Your Kid

Norwegian design group Permafrost has built the Transformers of baby products for Stokke.<p>They say parenthood changes you. It most certainly means you have to buy a lot of stuff–just leaving the hospital with the new bundle of joy requires having already purchased a car seat. Then there’s the …

Monogrammed Kitchen Tools

We love when wooden kitchen tools do the dip, especially in this swoon-worthy yellow, but these go the extra mile with monogramming. Grab a stencil, a sponge brush, and go at it with a contrast paint color.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>DecoArt paint<br>• wooden kitchen utensils<br>• stencils<br>• paintbrush<p><b>Ready to make?</b> …

Pretty Laced Cement Votives

File this Valentine’s Day-appropriate DIY under “weekend projects”—you’ll want to take your time with this one so that the cement turns out pretty as pie. The lace indentations add the perfect amount of flair.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Cement powder<br>• PAPER CUPS<br>• wooden sticks<br>• Coins<br>• Petroleum Jelly (or …

How to Turn a Vintage Book into a Clutch

Listen up readers! We’ve got an awesome way for you to display your favorite antique book covers. Now I know some of you might be shaking your head about the thought of ruining a book, but this DIY clutch allows you rock that beautifully embossed cover and the pages still stay intact! (Just …

Contemplating A Career Change? You'll Wanna Read This

<i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum earning potential? Enter:</i> …

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …

Articles about 8 ways make modern vignette on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's September 2016 issue.<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of …

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Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Sansman, Glamor, Pilar Typeface

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

A Reggae Song That Explains The 2013 Stock Market

This amazing data visualization sonifies the rise of the S&P 500 over 2013. It’s a happy tune, indeed.<p>We’ve all been told that 2013 brought us a stronger economy, but if you aren’t an economist or a serious investor, it’s likely your eyes glaze over at things like S&P 500 gains. You may have …

It’s A Shelf, It’s A Lampshade, It’s A…What Is It?

In an attempt to challenge the rectangularity of interior design, the Quadrat can be any kind of home accessory you want it to be.<p>Look around your kitchen, and what do you see? Rectangles everywhere. Your refrigerator is a rectangle, your shelves are rectangles, your breadbox is a rectangle, and …

Desire Books Iron-On Patches

If you're out to customize any of the new clothes, jackets or backpacks you may have received over the holidays, or embellish your older apparel, Desire Books' new line of embroidered patches offers clever, charming accent pieces. Each patch in the series is handmade by the team in Manly, Australia …

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Articles about design minded solution narrow landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Inspired by the great depression, this poster is a free download (along with 4 others) through Readymade …

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Culinary Photographers Create Edible Backdrops for a World of Miniature Inhabitants | Colossal

<p>Against a tasty backdrop of pastries, fruit, and vegetables, photographers Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida have created a series of humorous dioramas …

One Family's Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

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A beautifully gridded, gradient calendar by This Studio - The Fox Is Black

This Studio, founded by David Bennett in 2006, is a creative entity based in the UK. For the past seven years he’s created a series of calendars to …

Ceramics by Piet Hein Eek Land in London

Pad Home will present the FAT Ceramic Collection by Piet Hein Eek at Home in London in January.<p>We interviewed Piet Hein Eek and visited his studio …

Articles about 7 cozy scandinavian abodes on Dwell.com - Dwell

What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson …

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Simple Modern Jewelry by Malene Glintborg

I recently discovered the simple, modern jewelry of Denmark-based jewelry designer Malene Glintborg and I am in love with how she has been able to …

Glissando Credenza – Furniture Design by Jon Goulder

Glissando Credenza – Excellent Furniture Design.<p>Designer Jon Goulder describes this work as “visually mimics the glide from one pitch to another in …

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Articles about 7 great atriums on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>As Friday winds down and we await the three …

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Beer Mat Prints by 67 Inc

Beer Mat Collection Prints.<p>Two more prints created by 67 Inc I want to share with you. ‘Manchester Best’ and ‘Pride of London’ belong to 67 Inc’s …

Beer

More Quirky iPhone Photos of Everyday Objects by Brock Davis

<b>Ninja Knee</b><p>Minneapolis-based artist Brock Davis continues to delight his fans with his quirky iPhone photos. These are some of his favorite shots from 2013, as he continues to experiment with iPhone photography. Davis proves that you don't need fancy props to create art people can appreciate. With …

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Wallpaper of the Week - Vintage Stencil

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created for our latest tutorial titled Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop. It was a simple walkthrough …

Interiors: New trends for a new year - in pictures

From modern bohemia through graphic patterns to hotel chic at home, six design experts reveal what we'll be filling our houses with in 2014.