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12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

<i>BY BON APPÉTIT</i><p>Credit: Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>What's the difference between us and a professional chef tossing food …

Seafood

Table of Contents: Painterly Landscapes

How do you give a garden good bones? Plant a painterly landscape, and in late autumn and winter it will be as beautiful as at the height of summer. …

'Tableau' and Other Auto-Irrigation Systems for Tortured House-Plants

Too irresponsible to water daily? New wave of designs are here to help<p>If you're at all like me, the last year will have seen you jump wholehearted on …

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Pablo Neruda, Marie Curie, E.E. Cummings, Albert Einstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Frida Kahlo, and more.<p>Margaret Mead extolled the value of “spiritual and mental ancestors” in how we form our identity — those people to whom we aren’t related but whose …

A Place to Showcase Your Precious Objects

Everyone has things they hold dear, but oftentimes, we have nowhere to display them. Set them on a table and they’ll get dusty or knocked over, place …

Articles about 7 ways design heath tiles on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you’re nervous about diving into the dizzying world of tile, read this guide before tackling your bathroom project.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.<p>There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied …

Design

20 Watery Blue Paint Colors That Are Seriously Serene

Who says this hue isn't a neutral?<p>There's a reason people love to paint their walls blue: This hue can come off as evocative and moody or simple and calming, and almost always gets along with other colors. If your want to embrace blue, start with these light, medium, and dark designer favorites.

10 Kitchens with Showstopping Tile (Plus Where to Find It)

(Image credit: Corriere)<p>One of my favorite new trends for the kitchen is big, bold, attention-getting tile. It's not just about subway tile anymore — …

Kitchens

Modern by Melinda Clarke

Clean lined and minimal. Modern and sleek. A limited colour palette warmed by washed out rugs and vivid art work. Sophisticated and restrained design …

George Sowden designs Softbrew Teapots to alleviate "lousy" tea bags

Each of these porcelain teapots by Memphis group designer George Sowden has a steel basket filter with over 160,000 tiny holes to improve the taste …

Apartment Therapy

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Kitchen Makeover – 28 Kitchen Amenities You’ll Wish You Already Had

Speaking as someone who is just starting to design and plan the kitchen, I know there are lots of great ideas out there and, although I’m trying to …

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Gorgeous Aged Wood Flooring is Actually Easy Care Ceramic

The look of aged wood in a home – whether it’s on the floors or walls – can give a kind of sophisticated rustic personality to the space. But, as …

10 Easy Pieces: Architects’ White Exterior Paint Picks

At the risk of stating the obvious, it’s hard to find the best paint color for your house’s exterior. White is a classic, but choose the wrong shade …

DIY: Repurposing a Vintage Frame

I make an effort to buy as little “new” as possible, and I admit some things are hard to source used. But picture frames? They’re a dime a dozen at …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Nothing says "namaste" quite like purple.<p>Rich hues and soft pastels lend a calming feeling to these spaces.

Get Your Most Beautiful Garden Without Ever Leaving Your House

Yes, you can create the most stylish garden on the block with the best plants, tools, and accessories available online<p>Yes, you can create the most stylish garden on the block with the best plants, tools, and accessories available online

Serene And Relaxing Residence in Vietnam Is Like An Oasis In A Busy City

It’s not easy to leave all the stress behind when you enter your home, especially if you live in a busy city with lots of noise and crazyness …

Interior Design

10 Illustrated Travel Guides

I’ve had travel on the brain lately. A few weeks ago, I re-watched one of my all-time travel favorites – An Idiot Abroad (Not for everyone, but it …

10 Favorites: Built-in Reading Nooks

The coziest spot in the house? We vote for the reading nook; here are 10 we’re liking right now.<p>Above: A window nook in Scandinavia by Denis …

One, Two vs. Adnet Mirror

How about a little mirror rivalry? To be more specific, <i>buckled</i> leather mirror rivalry. Gubi’s Adnet Mirror, above, on the right, has long been …

Photography by Terence Chin

precious ceramics for the bath (via Leivars)

• precious ceramics for the bath (via Leivars)

50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

Spring Patio Fix-Ups: 9 Wonderful Ways With Built-in Benches

If you are looking to make a lasting change in your outdoor space, you can’t beat the durability and style of built-in seating. Fresh patio furniture …

Landscaping

SPACES: Vintage Posters And Iconic Artwork To Enliven Modern Interiors

Are you staring at a large, empty spot on your living room wall and wondering what would truly complete the fabulous space? Vintage posters and …

45 Beautiful Scandinavian Living Room Designs

Scandinavian design is one of my favorite ones because it’s calm, harmonious and very stylish. Choosing this style for a living room décor is a good …

Living Rooms

Sophisticated Room Designs with Stripped Back Style

• 1 |<p>The first stop is the still in progress Lipki apartment, a flat in the old district of Kiev, Ukraine. Inside this dwelling we find a very …