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Pine cabin offers refuge for architect and his family in Norway

We’re relaxed just looking at these photos<p>Well this is nice: Oslo-based architect Jon Danielsen Aarhus created this gabled, pine-clad cabin in rural Norway for himself and his family, creating a compact modern refuge that defers to its stunning natural surroundings and views of a nearby lake.<p>The …

Architecture

13 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Dutch Oven

Dutch ovens are the secret to hearty cold-weather meals.<p>Slow cookers might be the appliance everyone thinks of when the season turns chilly, but Dutch ovens are the real workhorses of any cold-weather kitchen.A Dutch oven is basically just a large, heavy cooking pot, but they’re good for anything …

8 Short Architectural Texts You Need To Know

<b>Update:</b> <i>We've added links to help you find these books for purchase and, in 5 of 8 cases, tracked down a way you can read them online for free!</i><p>Quality …

Green building materials 101: The best products to use

California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products<p>Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more …

Home Improvement

Eco-friendly tiny house offers reclaimed style and drawbridge deck

It’s a special one<p>Today in rad brand extensions, Canadian green living blog Greenmoxie has unveiled their 340-square-foot, off-grid tiny house on wheels that is now available for purchase. Originally intended as an one-off project for readers to book on Airbnb, the now commercialized model …

Off-grid

Egloo launches brilliant electricity-free heater that warms your home for just pennies a day

Last year, wrote about the Egloo, a brilliant little heater that uses a simple concept to heat your home for just pennies a day - without …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Carrot Salad Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Turns out, the best kind of French food is at the local supermarket.<p>You've heard the story before: A young American ingénue moves to Paris and discovers the secrets of French cuisine from an elegant woman with a chignon and deep knowledge of the perfect roast chicken.<p>This is not that story, …

French Food

Timberleaf teardrop trailer keeps one eye on design

Being compact and light doesn't mean the Timberleaf is poorly equipped. The cabin is fully insulated and fitted out with what the company calls a …

Splyt light kits let you build your own glowing works of art

There is any easy way to create your own unique lighting decor at home - and, no, we aren't talking about the soda can lamps from middle school shop …

Middle School

48 Budget Friendly Kitchen Hardware Knobs & Pulls

<i>Source</i>“How do I refresh my kitchen without renovating?” is a question that we get asked every single day here at EHD, and it’s a very good one my …

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If you are just beginning your journey into the world of business, you face more competition than startups in previous generations. However, you also …

Small Business

Know Your Gear: Five Tips for Better Images

First and foremost, gear is not the be all and end all. Creativity will bring the most out of the simplest of gear. We stand on the shoulders of …

Google’s Nik Collection Photo Editing Plugins Are Now Free For Everyone

It seems like forever ago that Google bought Nik, a company best known for its suite of Photoshop plugins like Silver Efex Pro (for black and white …

Tutorials

How to Transform Your Home With Corian

(Image courtesy of Associated Fabrication)<p>No longer that yellowing unattractive countertop so popular in the 80's, Corian has evolved to become a material of beauty and substance. Malleable, sometimes colorful, and curvaceous this chemically clever material can transform itself for a myriad of …

Street Photography Composition 101

Leading lines: Tokyo, 2011Dear streettogs,I just finished teaching my “Introduction to Street Photography Composition” workshop here in NYC, and I …

In Defence of Presets: 5 Reasons to Automate Your Post-Production Workflow

A lot of photographers look down on presets in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and actions in Adobe Photoshop. This isn’t without reason. When people first …

The 15 Best Sites For Getting Rid Of Stuff

Step aside, Craigslist. These furniture and clothing marketplaces will basically do your spring cleaning for you.<p>With the arrival of warmer temps comes the inevitable rite of passage for every homeowner and apartment dweller: spring cleaning. Before you commence the dusting and scrubbing, get …

14 Online Home Decor Shops You *Need* to Know About

Shopping for home decor can be downright difficult, especially when you only want the coolest, most unique pieces of furniture. While IKEA keeps the budget happy and Anthropologie is always good for a splurge, it’s fun to explore beyond big box stores, especially when you can update your living …

Decorations

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

Furniture

Timeless Hotel G keeps one eye on the past in San Francisco...

The area around Union Square in San Francisco is blessed with plenty of great architecture and important historical monuments, so it’s good to see a …

20+ Organizers That Would Totally Be in Your Dream Home

Excuse us while we fantasize about these next-level storage solutions.<p>Forget owning a humongous home. We'd much prefer one that included every organizer known to man. These genius solutions reveal plates, laundry, that precious fancy knife set you got for your wedding, and much more.

Laundry Rooms

Before & After: Corinna & Eugenia's Playful Living Room

<b>Name:</b> Corinna and Eugenia <b><br>Location:</b> LA <b><br>Room</b>: Living Room <b><br>Size:</b> about 200 square feet <b><br>Own or Rent</b>: Rent<p>We're on a road trip across the United States to …

Architizer

10 unique decor websites that will make your apartment feel like home

Finding unique decor for your home doesn't have to be difficult.<p>The websites listed below are a curation of hidden gems and vintage treasures that …

Wall Art

Innovative Skylight Window Easily Transforms into Rooftop Balcony

It's now possible to transform a skylight into a small balcony by simply opening its frame. Danish window company Velux has designed <i>Cabrio</i>, a dormer that's made up of two sections, each with a different purpose. The top opens for ventilation while the bottom features an integrated banister that …

48 Eye-Catching Wall Murals to Buy or DIY

A colorful statement wall is one of the quickest and cheapest ways to completely change the look of a room without having to overhaul your home decor. Depending on how ambitious you’re feeling, you can paint your own mural or purchase an incredible full wall design. Some sites even let you upload …

Murals