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Movable Shelving System Transforms a Single Room into Separate Spaces

As cities continue to grow in population, there's always the challenge of doing more with less – especially when it comes to housing. How do we make a small space feel and act like a larger one? The Madrid-based firm PKMN Architectures came up with the <i>All I Own House</i> as a solution to this …

Storage Ideas

How Architecture Could Shape Your Microbiome

Architecture could play a key role in exposing us to the good bacteria, and keeping us away from the bad.<p>Scientists are only just beginning to understand how important germs are to our well-being. Our microbiome, the huge collection of microorganisms like bacteria and fungi that our bodies host, …

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an internationally …

Frank Gehry

Our Best Salsa Recipes for Your Summer Dipping Needs

From pico de gallo to salsa verde, these salsa recipes will become your go-to summery dips.<p><b>We're officially naming salsa the Dip of Summer™.</b> Well, of outdoor summer parties, at least. The fresh chopped veggies and bright citrus beats dairy-based dips on any sweltering day. Here are our favorite …

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Leading Designers At Square, Dropbox, And Flipboard On How To Land A Dream Job

Six mistakes designers make in interviews with startups, and how to avoid them<p>I continue to be excited by the number of startups that value design and create wonderful environments for designers to learn and grow. At the same time, designers are realizing the right startup can be an amazing place …

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

100 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space

Now that Fall is here, we’re thinking about redecorating our homes here at Brit + Co, which means it’s the perfect time for some DIY inspiration. There are literally thousands of different ways to make beautiful art for the walls of your home or office.<p>BRIT + CO GUIDE:<p>But we narrowed it down a …

5 Clever DIY Jewelry Storage Ideas

<i>Upcycled vintage jewelry box via A Beautiful Mess</i><p>If your morning accessorizing routine is plagued with tangled necklace chains, mismatched pairs of earrings, and general jewelry chaos, then these <b>five jewelry organization DIYs</b> are just what the decor doctor prescribed. We hunted the internet for …

62 Ways to Make Something New Out of Something Old

Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.<p>Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.

7 Easy DIY Projects to Refresh Your Bedroom This Weekend

You <i>could</i> spend every waking minute on DIY this weekend or you could tackle a few easy projects to quickly refresh a room instead. And why not update …

DIY

6 DIY Save-The-Date Templates You Can Easily Pull Off

Send guests a save-the-date made by you, but that looks totally professional? It can be done. You just need to arm yourself with a few crafty secret …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

40 Unconventional DIY Valentine's Day Cards

Find a truly unique way to tell them how you feel.<p>* 40 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts They'll Actually Want<p>* 33 Quotes To Write Inside Your Valentine's Day Cards<p>* 30 Punny Valentines For Everyone You Love<p>* 44 Valentine's Day Treats To Melt Your Heart<p>* 25 Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Pick-Up Lines To …

Extreme Sports

21 Totally Adorable Homemade Valentines To Make With Kids

Because there's still time to do better than store bought.

4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

Staten Island

Your First DSLR - now what?! - Digital Photography School

Articles about 10 modern rear facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, steel and concrete.<p>Playgrounds have followed the same architectural playbook since they premiered in …

Architecture

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

How to Get Great Photos of Kids

Ever try taking photos of a six-year-old who never stays still? How about 20 of them? In this video, Jay P. Morgan shows you how to tackle …

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …