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The Norse Legend of the World Tree - Yggdrasil

In 1643 a Bishop called Brynjolf Sveinsson was given forty- five pieces of vellum containing poetry and prose from the heart of ancient Northern …

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10 Ways To Create Your Own Meditation Room

Imagine having a room in your home that heals your mind, body and soul? Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a special room inside (or outside) of your …

Delightful Illustrated Posters Are a Guide to 192 Dogs of the World

Our favorite types of dogs come from all over the world, and illustrator Lili Chin would know – she's drawn nearly 200 of them! Starting in the summer of 2014, she presented the series <i>Dogs of The World</i>, which is a collection of 192 canine breeds grouped by their geographical location and country. …

Designtex, the Fabric Manufacturer with a Pulse

In advance of her appearance at Dwell on Design NY, the story behind Designtex and Susan Lyons, the leader who's matched the textile company with creative partners from Charley Harper to 3M.<p>The American contract market is dominated by a few key players: Herman Miller, Knoll, Steelcase, Allsteel, …

How to Build a Tree Bench

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Tree Bench<p>This charming and …

How To Strip Painted Furniture

I am not one to be very high maintenance while painting furniture. I like to take the least<br>steps as possible for the best outcome. For that reason I …

Have you considered copper penny tiles for your next project?

<i>The fate of the American One Cent piece is yet to be determined. Will we follow Canada's lead, discontinuing the faithful penny? Well, keep saving</i> …

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles are made from sound-absorbing "wood wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

Use a Bottom-Up Approach to Learning to Code If You're a Beginner

Some people say you should jump in and just start trying to make an app or whatever it is you want to make when you're interested in learning to …

Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

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The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.<p>Why is it that when we behold the oldest living trees in the world, primeval awe runs down our spine? We are entwined with trees in an elemental embrace, both …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

4 Ways to Use Leftover Vinaigrette

Here, four versatile vinaigrettes and the best dishes other than salad to make with them.<p>The next time you make vinaigrette (using this foolproof …

What to Bake for New Neighbors

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Food52 Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Love your neighbor as yourself -- with boxes and bags of baked goods.</i><p>As …

My 102-Year-Old Grandma's Chicken Broth Recipe

My grandma who is just about to turn 103 is as sharp as a tack and can still sniff out a stock cube at one hundred paces. Her cooking is very traditional and one of her mainstays in the kitchen is home-made broth. When I was healing my gut I ate this recipe constantly and still do.<p>Many supermarket …

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How We Cook Weeknight Chicken Dinners Without Recipes

Weeknights are all about easy chicken dinners. Here's how we improvise our birds, from a coconut-milk-and-soy-sauce braise to a roast that lasts all week<p>Earlier this month, we shared our staff's favorite Back Pocket Pasta ideas: non-recipe recipes (it's totally a Thing™) for quick and easy dishes …

The Cleverest Clothes Hanger

In its regular form, the Inside Out Hanger looks like any ol’ clothes hanger… but with just one twist it transforms into a dual design thanks to its …

Color Coded Food and Flowers Photographed by Emily Blincoe | Colossal

<p>Photographer Emily Blincoe (previously) continues to make us smile with her arrays of food and plants perfectly organized by color. Blincoe collects …

Warm Wearables Made from Icelandic Sheep Wool

Although it’s not quite that time of year yet, we still can’t help but pine for cooler weather. Creative brand Vík Prjónsdóttir is made up of three …

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Add To Cart: Refresh Your Summer Closet

It may be mid-July, but the summer party circuit is far from over; you've got weddings, barbecues, and rooftop parties just this weekend alone. And, …

11 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

Sure, your metabolism slows as you get older. But who says you have to take that sitting down? New research shows the best ways to burn more calories—faster!<p>Traditional wisdom holds that a sluggish metabolism is a curse of midlife, like needing reading glasses to use a smartphone or starting to …