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12 Favorites: Best of Household Tools

Limited to an urban-sized toolbox? We’ve rounded up our favorite tools, including classic hammers, mini screwdrivers, and a compact tape measure, all …

World’s Most Stylish Light Bulb, Version 002

The creators of Plumen 001, the world’s first energy-efficient designer light bulb, have just unveiled Plumen 002. A sophisticated and sultry version …

LED Lighting

21 Color Combinations for the Truly Fearless

Is charcoal and burnt orange not the coziest palette for fall?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's brave …

A Modern Kitchen with a Colorful Twist

Green cabinets and a burgundy stove.<p>Designers Carey Maloney and Hermes Mallea created a vibrant kitchen in a New York townhouse. Whether it's the brass pot rack, the green cabinets, or the burgundy stove, browse through the pictures and photos for ideas for color schemes. For more details read the …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

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Home Improvement

6 Favorites: Traditional Cast Iron Skillets

There’s little you can’t make (or bake) with a 10-inch cast iron skillet, and if you look after it properly (season it regularly), cast iron cookware …



Ingredients<p>1 5–6-pound piece fresh pork belly, skin on<p>1 (trimmed) 2-3-pound boneless, center-cut pork loin<p>3 tablespoons fennel seeds<p>2 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh sage<p>1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary<p>3 garlic cloves, minced<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 orange, seeded, thinly …


House Beautiful on Twitter: "5 unique ideas for your ceiling"

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.


The Prettiest Colors to Paint Your Front Door

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's and first impression. Make it a good one.

A Cut Above: Handmade Knife Storage

We discovered Canadian designer Geoffrey Lilge and his company OnOurTable via the cutting boards he created for Luce restaurant in Portland. …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel<p>A home base for those seeking insane landscapes and epic views.<p>By Geoff Dyer17 hours agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>Becks gets a fade, Tyler the Creator …

Men's Fashion

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>All certifiably more romantic than plastic-wrapped bodega flowers.<p>23 Photos19 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

Men's Fashion

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

New Arrivals<p>Brand spanking-new menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more worth blowing your disposable income on.<p>14 Photos17 hours agoView …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>The menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more worth your disposable income on.<p>13 Photos14 hours agoView More<p>LGBTQ<p>Plus: more on that Mike …

Mike Pence

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

40 Gorgeous Green Rooms That'll Give You Serious Goals

This shade isn't as scary as you think.<p>It's Mother Nature's favorite color — and there are so many fresh shades to work with. From a pea-green kitchen to a bath with lime stripes, there's a palette for every palate here.

Expert Advice: 15 Things to Know About Knives

When it comes to knives, there’s really only one place to go in San Francisco: Town Cutler. Many of the city’s famed chefs and serious foodies come …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

High/Low: Rugged Outdoor Shower

Bathing in an outdoor shower is at once luxurious and primitive: Here are two rustic outdoor shower options (at two different price points) that can …


A New England Kitchen by Way of LA

Shortly after Abby Weintraub and Matt Manfredi bought their 1941 Hancock Park house, they watched it gobble up their savings: a new roof, furnace, …

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

Sexy Paint Colors

Black satin, bittersweet chocolate, and more.<p>What's your idea of sexy? Forbidden and dangerous, smoky and sophisticated, warm and earthy? Here's how to get the look with color in shades of black satin, bittersweet chocolate, and more.

The Perfect Beurre Blanc Recipe

Yes, it's French — but don't let that intimidate you. Alex Hitz's simple, classic sauce makes anything and everything taste better.<p>Beurre Blanc — it's nothing short of magic. Honestly, at this point in our yearlong relationship, I feel as if I can share a closely guarded culinary secret with you: …

Born in the USA: Remains Lighting in NYC

Remains Lighting founder David Calligeros got his start selling antiques from a Chelsea loft in 1996; his venture has grown to encompass four …

Interior Design

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: An Architect’s Own Custom Kitchen in London<p>by Julie Carlson<p>At Home with C. S. Valentin: French Eclecticism in Cobble Hill, …