Daniel Kaplan

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Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

A Closer Look At Minimalism Today—No Helvetica Allowed

What’s behind our culture’s perennial obsession with minimalism? According to Stuart Tolley, it resurfaces in times of social flux.<p>“For me, it’s a cleansing of the palette,” says Stuart Tolley, who runs the Brighton, England-based design studio Transmission. “It’s a way of stripping back work to go …

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find This Week

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with …

All Eyewear

Transformers

A Sleeping Bag With a Built-in Air Mattress, Pillow, and Sheets Makes Camping Easier

If camping for you is more about an enjoyable weekend away from the big city than an extreme survival situation, there’s no shame in making the trip …

HODINKEE Shop Relaunches

Since 2005, HODINKEE has stood out as a watch publication for tenured collectors and anyone with a little curiosity regarding timepieces. Along the way, HODINKEE founder Ben Clymer would launch a webstore built around the watch lifestyle—including, among other things, the first-ever leather goods …

Watches

25 Promising Digital Design Blogs To Follow This Year

Let me ask you a simple question. How much value you get from the blogs you read every day? Are they worth your time?<p>Whether you are a startup founder, entrepreneur or a creative freelancer you read a lot of blogs and magazines every day. In the age of digital noise, it is extremely hard to find …

Graphic Design

15 Web Design Tools to Try in 2016

If you are the owner of a business and website, or you are planning to be in the near future, there are various web design tools that you need to be …

A Look Inside Airbnb's Portland Office

Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has been slowly changing the hospitality landscape with its<p>Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has been slowly changing the hospitality landscape with its innovative peer-to-peer accommodation concept which offers a wide array of choices in countless cities for any …

The Best Classic Hollywood Fall and Winter Style

Our favorite fall/winter styles from classic Hollywood stars.<p><b>If you want to be</b> inspired to dress your best, there's no better place to look than to history—Hollywood history especially. They don't make movies like they used to, and neither, of course, do they make stars. It was in the 1930s and …

Men's Fashion

Owner Operator, Snowboard Outerwear Made in the USA

At its inception, snowboarding was beyond a fringe sport—it was forbidden. While corporate sponsors, TV deals and tail grabs on Wheaties boxes are now a part of the sport, the early days were marked by rebellion and inventive pioneers who went against the grain at mountains around the world. …

Extreme Sports

Articles about 6 modern cantilevered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Breakfast

Flint Laces

Ask any self-proclaimed outdoorsman what's the most important element of surviving the wilderness, and odds are, he'll say redundancy in all things — …

'World's Smartest Motorcycle Helmet' Raises More Than $800,000 in One Day

While the Skully AR-1 may look like a normal helmet, the self-proclaimed "world's smartest motorcycle helmet" will likely do more than protect your …

Aimé Leon Dore + Frank Clegg Travel Pack

July has been a solid month for NYC-based menswear label Aimé Leon Dore. Early on, the brand released their sophomore collection to great admiration, and just this past week they followed up with a two-part collaboration bag collection with American bag-maker Frank Clegg. Of the pair—which includes …

Clothing

Essential Classics: The Pilot’s Watch

Remember when you were a kid, and all you wanted was to grow up to be a badass pilot or a moonwalking (the literal kind, not the dancing kind) …