Emely Pena

447 Flips | 10 Magazines | 351 Likes | 7 Following | 1,385 Followers | @emelypena3 | Wanderlust artist. Interested in culture, adventure, design, architecture and food.

How a 1930s jazz guitarist inspired heavy metal

Jazz lovers know that gypsy guitar virtuoso Django Reinhardt was one of the genre’s stars during the ’30s and ’40s — a fact that will be celebrated …

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Family House Echoes The Sky In Its Modern Interior Design

It’s pretty rare to encounter a project where the client is also the builder or the architect. These cases are interesting because they offer a …

Am I Too Old to Become an Architect?

LORA TEAGARDEN IS A PRACTICING ARCHITECT AT RATIO IN INDIANAPOLIS AND THE FOUNDER OF L2 DESIGN. HER WEBSITE AND BLOG OFFERS A UNIQUE INSIGHT INTO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE TOGETHER WITH INSPIRATION AND TIPS FOR YOUNG ARCHITECTS.<p>I got this question via email the other day from someone aged around 50: …

Walls That Breathe: 7 Buildings Clad in Perforated Bricks

Brick is one of the most traditional and universal building materials in the world. In some ways, a brick home represents the archetypal house, a symbol of protection and stability — the proverbial house that the wolf could not blow down. Many of the following projects incorporate brick because it …

The Wait Is Over: Modern by Dwell Magazine Arrives at Target

The new Dwell x Target home collection, offering modern pieces at attractive prices, is in stores and online today.<p>It’s time to put your holiday gift cards to good use—giving physical form to Dwell’s editorial vision, the Modern by Dwell Magazine home collection is available today at select Target …

10 Best Brunch Recipes For Holiday Houseguests

The big feast is behind us, but there are still hungry houseguests to feed. Treat your company to a homemade brunch, from an elegant spinach and cheese strata to muffins bursting with fresh blueberries.<p>The big feast is behind us, but there are still hungry houseguests to feed. Treat your company to …

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Chemists develop world's first light-seeking synthetic nanorobot for potential biomedical applications

A team of researchers led by Dr Jinyao Tang of the Department of Chemistry, the University of Hong Kong, has developed the world's first …

6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

Micklegate Bar, York silhouetted against the setting sun #architecture #photography #instagram

Why mid-century modern design is never going out of style

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or two, really - the mid-century renaissance won’t have escaped you. Mid-century modernism is everywhere - from flea markets and vintage stores, to magazines and nearly every high-street home décor retailer.<p>Mad Men helped push the era’s …

Watch the Ancient Technique That Produces Incredibly Intricate Geometrical Designs

The designs look as through they made by machinery, but the craft is so much simpler than that.<p>Looking at some of the designs produced by the Japanese <i>Yosegi-zaiku</i> marquetry technique, you'd be forgiven for assuming they were printed out, or cut by a CNC machine. But as this video shows, this art …

Revelation #goodmorning #architecture #photography #instagram

A hint of the sublime

Dreaming turrets right now in Cambridge #architecture #photography #instagram

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

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Inside Songdo, The City Designed From Scratch To Be Sustainable

It’s one of several ways that the area–a massive new development about the size of downtown Boston, built from scratch over the last several …

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How to create a great bowl-based recipe | The modern cook

Bowl food: unfussy, fast, adaptable. Start with a favourite grain, build comforting combinations around a base flavour, then finish with a killer dressing<p>This week, I’ve been eating comforting stews and soups, out of deep, thick-rimmed bowls that are warm in the hand and satisfying to hold. There …

15 easy peasy ways to declutter your home (and mind)

There's a lot to be said for embracing some healthy decluttering on a regular basis. However, if you have no idea where to begin, we've done all the …

The Reimagined Farmhouse: The Floors

HouseBeautiful.com Photo Director Kelly Stuart shares her journey of restoring a 200-year-old farmhouse. In this installment, she gives us insight on how she chose her flooring.<p>Our desire is to bring in rustic, natural materials rich in history and unique in character that connects past and …

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9 Daily Steps to Be More Productive and Get Sh*t Done

<b>9 Daily Steps to Be More Productive and Get Shit Done</b><p>Everyone and their mom wants to be more productive and <i>get shit done</i>. How many times have you …

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Brooklyn Bridge is no place for ‘love locks,’ says city officials

New signage warns against placing items on the bridge’s promenade and imposes fines for those who don’t comply<p>Every year, tourists and locals alike flock to Brooklyn Bridge where a recent trend of attaching padlocks, or "love locks" to the bridge’s pedestrian promenade has been on the rise, echoing …

22 Fashion Lessons Every Woman Can Learn From Bella Hadid

By now, you've probably realised: those Hadid girls? They've got some <i>preeetty</i> great genes, as well as a killer sense of style. But when it comes to …