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10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

The Three Levels of Design

Norman suggests that when using a product, our emotional state affects the utility we derive and our experience. People in positive emotional states are prone to be more creative since their thinking is more expansive and helps them in finding alternatives to the problem at hand.<p>A negative or …

'Wave House' architect translates nature’s forms into residential designs

Consider the agitated envelope that sheathes Mario Romano's latest Venice design: It resembles a bed sheet shaken out, rippled by invisible currents, and then frozen in midair.<p>Romano's 5,700-square-foot Wave House is a riff on water and air — in short, architectural biomimicry. The five-bedroom, …

Santa Monica

21 small ideas to make an immediate difference in your home

The smallest changes can make a huge difference in the home. This is good news for most of us because we really need to be clever about how we expend …

dreamdesign refashions vacation house in kiev, ukraine

<b>ukranian studio dreamdesign has brought life to a vacation house near kiev, turning it into the maison de charme – a family dwelling with character.</b> …

Improve Your Analytics Skills With These 9 Tips

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution? A resolution that will help your career? A resolution you can keep? Resolve to become a better analyst in 2017.<p>How can you become better at your work? You know the old standbys like attending a class, taking on a challenging project, and networking …

Data Science

45 of the Most Stunning House Exteriors Ever

Talk about curb appeal!<p>They say it's the inside that counts, but these homes are pretty stylish on the outside too. Whether grand or quaint, these homes are inspiration to step up your curb appeal.

Inside a Bright and Airy Bahamas House

The ideal island house.<p>In the Bahamas, all you need is white furniture, pretty prints, plenty of sea grass and rattan — and a good bar. Amanda Lindroth's Bahamas home is the ultimate island house.

Ernesto Pereira Designs A Home For A Family In Northern Portugal

Photographer João Morgado has shared with us photos he took of the recently completed SilverWoodHouse, a home in the north of Portugal by architect …

Brandywine House By Robert M. Gurney

Architect Robert M.Gurney has designed the Brandywine House, a home for a young family in Washington, DC.<p>The architect’s description<p>Located within …

This Elevated House Overlooks A Fruit Orchard And Vineyard

Forestgreen Creations have designed The Treehouse, a home surrounded by fruit orchards and vineyards in Pelham, Ontario, Canada.<p>The description from …

Peek Inside This Cheerful 260-Square-Foot Home

This house will make you believe in love at first sight.<p>If there was an award for "Happiest Tiny House," then this home might take the prize. Though it clocks in at just 260-square-feet, this cottage's bright and colorful design exudes a cheery atmosphere from all corners.<p>Designed by Richardson …

A Transparent Beachfront Home For The Oregon Coast

Boora Architects have designed the 360 House, a beachfront vacation home located on the Oregon Coast.<p>The project description from Boora …

A Small, Natural Modern California House Encased in Glass

A modern house with rooms that feel as big as the outdoors.<p>For his small (just 1,200-square-feet!) contemporary house in West Hollywood, interior designer Mark Egerstrom made the most of the limited space by expanding vertically, extending rooms outside, and choosing multi-functional furniture. For …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

Interior Design

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

30 Breakfast Nooks That Are Easy Like Sunday Morning (To Create)

All you need is a fresh pot of coffee to go with it.<p>A dining room can be stuffy, but a breakfast nook is where you get to have all the fun. Keep it cozy, go bold, or try something sleek and modern — but don't do anything without checking this list first. We've got breakfast nook inspo to fit any …

A Beverly Hills Contemporary Home Goes On The Market

Agents for this home in Beverly Hills, California, have sent us some images, as it has now been listed for sale.<p>Description from The Agency:<p>The …

Blogger Sneak Peek: Hand-Painted Blue & White Plates

These pretty plates from Francois et Moi are the perfect solution to a boring white wall.<p><i>The Inspiration Files: In our newest series, we'll be sharing a sneak peek of upcoming DIY projects from our favorite bloggers — along with their advice for taking ideas from inspiration to reality. Today, meet</i> …

13 New Landscape Design Ideas to Steal in 2015

Good garden design can change your life–and remove boundaries between indoors and out to increase living space. We’ve rounded up 13 new ideas to …

Top 10 Influential Filipino Finance Blogs & Websites You Need To Check Out Today

<b>Have you heard of these Filipino financial blogs before?</b> <b></b><br>These past two days, I was extremely privileged to attend two events: #SINAG Awards at Manila …

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

17 Impressive Dining Room Makeovers

Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations.<p>Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations. This piece originally appered on CountryLiving.com.

Architectural Built-Ins for the Bedroom: 15 Favorites from the Archives

We believe the bedroom should be a sanctuary (see 10 Secrets for a Better Night’s Sleep). Thankfully, architects have long known that creating …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

The Easy 4-Day Detox: Grooming & Health

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

Inside a Rustic Modern Kitchen

A warm, welcoming place.<p>Tactile materials and architectural details create a warm, welcoming sense of place in this handsome kitchen by designer Patrick Sutton.