Frederika Chintya

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National Geographic Travel

This stunning underwater shot made our list of the best travel photos for January. Check out the full gallery here: http://on.natgeo.com/1iV9Sqb Photograph by Patrik Gustafsson, National Geographic Your Shot

National Geographic Travel

Bedroom Storage: Making the Most of the Under-Bed Space

<i>I'm Jeri Dansky, and I've been a professional organizer since November 2004. I help people whose clutter is driving them crazy—and I help the mostly</i> …

10 Creative Shelving Ideas to Decorate Your Home

Here are some creative shelving ideas that will turn your bare wall into a wonderful place to store your things and look at. So browse through these …

Storage Ideas

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Articles about 7 dining room design ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

The owner of Flexform’s New York showroom, David Levy, creates an elegant dining room overlooking Mexico City.<p>Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.<p>On the record, Andrew Busch is an expert Design Associate at Room & Board Chicago, with a skill for creating modern …

Interior Design

Articles about 7 bedrooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Whether your bookcase spans an …

Avant-garde

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

A traveller's guide to India's festivals

Earlier this year the Maha Kumbh Mela, held in the north Indian city of Allahabad, was touted as the biggest religious gathering on Earth. More than 100 million pilgrims are estimated to have washed away a lifetime of sins by taking a dip at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical …

Articles about 4 inventive modern houses israel on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot …

Copenhagen

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's indoor-outdoor bedroom in his cozy and modern...<p>On a budget but want a cool pad? Struggling with a small space? We chat up Maxwell Ryan, founder of the popular Apartment Therapy...<p>A modern home in Finland revolves around …

Swiss Alps

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

Articles about 5 midcentury renovations we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...<p>Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>A 1960s home with …

Avant-garde

Articles about 10 dwell houses their own words on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.<p>The well-worn saying that "size does matter" has never been truer in this age of shrinking resources and …

Architecture

15 Spectacular Ideas to Recycle and Use Pallets

Pallets are the hottest trend of furniture these days and that is why here are some useful ideas for you to get your inspiration. Have a look:<p>1. …

Furniture

Are Oreos Addictive? They're Trouble Regardless

A scientist and his students at Connecticut College have shown that certain foods -- the experiment focused on Oreos -- stimulate rat brains in the same way as drugs. In fact, the rats trip harder on Oreo filling than on cocaine or morphine.<p>What they're saying is that Oreos might have addictive …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Paris, …

Abraham Lincoln

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See photos.

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

My Notorious Life

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Books

Articles about pursuing perfection on Dwell.com - Dwell

Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one...<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home …

Indigenous Peoples

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna...<p>What happens when the guest house becomes home? …

Viral

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Maps

Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is …

Three Modern Travel Writing Classics

While I’ve met a few modern-day nomads in my travels, most of us can’t be on the road all the time. So how can we keep our wanderlust satiated in those stretches between journeys? We can escape into a really good book that brings a far-off place to us.<p>Here are three extraordinary travel narratives …

Machu Picchu

Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design