Christos Valodimos

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Civic Pride: A Visual History of the Honda Civic | Flipbook

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

Lake Travis Residence by Hsu Office of Architecture

The Lake Travis Residence near Austin, Texas.<p>The creative team of Hsu Office of Architecture was hired to design this house atop a sloping site off …

Architecture

Sleek Carbon-Fiber Electric Bike Is Perfect for the Commuter

The bike ride to work just got more exciting. It comes in the form of the Leaos Electric Bike, a light-weight cycle originally modeled after the famous Vespa scooter. This futuristic-looking bike is designed and handmade in Italy and is produced out of carbon fiber. Leaos looks sleek and modern …

Suspended Staircase Floats Above Oslo Apartment

When the owners of a top-floor apartment in Olso, Norway purchased the loft above it, they wanted to unify the two floors. Known as <i>Idunsgate</i>, it was revamped by the London-based architecture firm Haptic, who spent part of their time updating areas like the bedroom and bathroom. They also added a …

Architecture

Spectacular Splashes Create Colorful Liquid Creatures

It would be quite shocking to come across these giant creatures emerging from the surface of a lake. In reality, though, it wouldn't be possible considering Milwaukee-based photographer Jack Long captures the beautiful liquid formations at extremely high speeds.<p>With technical acuity, Long documents …

Making the Mac Pro - Ape to Gentleman

Designed by Apple in California Assembled in the USA<p>Available since December 19, 2013 – the all-new Mac Pro, designed around an innovative unified …

Molton Brown Aroma-Reeds - Ape to Gentleman

The leading light in bath and body; Molton Brown, have pleasingly taken the plunge in to the home fragrance market with the announcement of their new …

BMW 4 Series Coupé - Ape to Gentleman

The new BMW 4 Series Coupé – replacing the much-loved BMW 3-series Coupé (the 3 Series designation now comes in Touring, Saloon & Gran Turismo …

Volkswagen Golf R Review (2018)

Close<p>The catchment area for the already ill-defined category beyond ‘standard’ hot hatches has become even more hazy recently.<p>The Seat Leon Cupra, …

McLaren P1 2014-2015 Review (2018)

Fitness for purpose. You’ll have read the words on these pages before and you’ll read them again. The phrase is the underlying criterion by which we …

VW Testing Road-Going Polo R WRC AWD with 247HP

As you probably know, Volkswagen has won the both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ 2013 World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC, which means it …

Geneva Motor Show 2014: round-up

The Geneva Motor Show 2014 brought us a raft of new production and concept car launches plus big automotive industry news stories aplenty. This is …

Give Your Home a Cozy Ski-Lodge Look

The cool thing about the cozy ski-lodge look of this Colorado living room? You can copy it, wherever you are, for less.<p>The cool thing about the cozy …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

A Kitchen Makeover That Was Worth the Wait

Updating the kitchen may have been last on the list, but it worked brilliantly.<p><b>WHO LIVES HERE</b><p>Lisa Cooper, and her husband Ian. Their grandson, Jake, lives with them in their four-bedroom detached house near Dewsbury, Yorkshire, which was built in 1990. They have a border terrier, Buster.<p><b>You waited</b> …

Kitchens

Lobster Bisque from Alex Hitz

An elegant and luscious soup is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and pay tribute to the comforts of tradition.<p>When I was growing up in Atlanta, Christmas was about concerts. That's because my stepfather, Robert Shaw, conducted at least 12 of them every year, including a festival of …

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

How To Decorate With Black-and-White

10 classic and sophisticated spaces.<p>The classic color combination makes any room — from bathrooms to bedrooms — sophisticated, chic, and timeless. From horizontal stripes to graphic floor tile, designers share their favorite black-and-white decorating ideas.

The silver screen’s silver-hair boom

Movies made for and starring older people are thriving. Nicholas Barber discovers why cinema is having a senior moment.<p>It has nothing to do with flowers, but there is a new phenomenon in the film industry known as the Marigold Effect. It refers to a resurgent interest in characters who are, shall …

Is August: Osage County bound for the Oscars?

August: Osage Country is a portrait of a deeply troubled family, featuring strong performances from Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts – and it is tipped to collect a swag of awards. Tom Brook takes a look.<p>As the year draws to a close, the countdown to the Oscars begins in earnest. One film that looks …

The Oscars

American Hustle: Sex, scandal, and 70s hair

David O Russell’s new film stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence and is considered a major Oscar contender. Tom Brook talks to the stars.<p>David O Russell’s winning streak shows no sign of stopping anytime soon. The filmmaker’s recent movies The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook …

The 10 best films of the year

Spike Jonze’s Her: Sci-fi as social criticism

Director Spike Jonze replaces the genre’s usual escapism with a vision of the future that reveals hard truths about the present, writes Solvej Schou.<p>What does it mean to be human? That question, perhaps the defining one of our existence, fuels Spike Jonze’s new movie Her. Set in a near-future Los …

Films to look forward to in 2014

Talking Movies’ Tom Brook picks the movies to see this year, including a portrayal of an iconic Disney villain, a biblical epic and a futuristic Western.<p>Want to know what to catch at the cinema in 2014? World cinema, dark fantasy and films based on real-life events have all made it into Talking …

'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Trailer and Clip: The Most Interesting Dog in the World – /Film

It’s probably just a matter of time before someone gets the idea to make an NBC sitcom based on Dos Equis’ The Most Interesting Man in the World, but …

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12 Years a Slave is a masterpiece – try not to hold that against it

Whenever someone asks me to recommend a film, my mind goes blank. I usually end up rambling about an interesting drama that might be worth seeing if you like that sort of thing; before long, the person listening to me isn't listening any more. But at the moment it's different. Over the past week, …

Why Is Google Buying Nest Such A Big Deal Anyway?

Photo: Courtesy of Nest.<p>If you didn't notice yesterday afternoon, the massive Internet company you sorta love to hate but <i>definitely</i> can't live …