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The Subtle Genius of Wonder Woman’s Cinematic Origin

How the 2017 film really did give us the hero we deserve.<p>Thanks to the recent boom of superhero franchises there are a few truths we, the moviegoers, can consider universally acknowledged. Bruce Wayne <i>will</i> see his parents—Martha and Thomas—get shot in an alley, Clark Kent <i>will</i> be launched off an …

Untouched midcentury masterpiece on the market for the first time ever asks $950K

The 1959 Knoxville beauty was designed by Bruce McCarty as his personal home<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Knoxville, Tennessee<p><b>Price:</b> …

Free: 17 Iconic Buildings Fully Modeled in SketchUp

It is now more than 10 years since SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse was first created, and support for the “Wikipedia of 3D modeling” shows no signs of dwindling. This vast open-source library is not just a repository of SketchUp models of every kind — architecture and otherwise — it is also home to a …

Here’s When Your Favorite Netflix Shows Will Premiere in 2017

March<p><i>Love</i> (March 10): The second season follows Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) as she navigates her relationship with Gus (Paul Rust) and deals with her …

Bill Nye

Tour Bruce Shostak’s Federal-Style Home

The spirit of the Founding Fathers suffuses an impeccably restored circa-1817 house in the Hudson Valley town of Claverack, New York<p><i>This article originally appeared in the June 2013 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>If architecture could be compared to dance, the Federal Style house known as Hillstead, …

Beautiful Designs Framed By Black Window Trims

Choosing dark colors for the window frames or painting the trim black is a neat trick which can offer many advantages. Black is a timeless neutral. …

Small Apartment Merges Living And Working Spaces Into A Cozy Home

Situated at the center of Tel Aviv in Israel, this small apartment measures only 53 square meters but, in spite of that, it manages to combine both …

Lofts

How the 80/20 Rule Helped Me Double My Income in Two Months

Learn how you can apply the 80/20 rule to your business.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>When I first read about the 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Principle, I had a healthy skepticism for it. I couldn’t wrap my head around how 80 percent of my work would only lead to 20 percent of results and that …

A Hillside Home in Austin, Texas, Becomes a Coveted Retreat

Lake | Flato Architects and designer Terry Hunker collaborate on a light-filled residence inventively anchored to its magnificent site overlooking downtown Austin<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>One test of good architecture is how well it …

12 California Homes Designed for Indoor-Outdoor Living Photos

Indoor-outdoor living comes with the territory in California. Thanks to the West Coast’s temperate climate, residents can enjoy alfresco dining and lounging long after the rest of the country has packed their outdoor furniture away from the winter. To take advantage of the mild temperatures—not to …

See How a Drab Northern California Home was Transformed Into a Modernist Retreat

Combining bold horizontal volumes and serene earth tones, architects Howard J. Backen and Loren Kroeger create a space for seamless indoor-outdoor living<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Finding love again can be a golden opportunity—a chance to …

The Creative Mind Behind Some of Miami's Lushest Landscapes

Fernando Wong talks about his plans for some of the city's most highly anticipated new projects<p>As cliché as it may sound, landscape designer Fernando Wong's career has been about as close to the American dream as you can get. After studying architecture and interior design in Panama, Wong moved to …

Free: More Than 4,000 High-Resolution Material Textures for Your Architectural Renderings

Over the past few weeks, we have unearthed some useful resources for detailing the surrounding context of architectural visualizations, including high-res cut out people, trees and HDRi skies. But what about the buildings themselves? To create truly compelling renderings, it is essential to use …

Architecture

Photography Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Need, But Will Definitely Want

What’s the one thing all photographers are guilty of?Gear lust!It seems that no matter how much gear we acquire, there’s always something else that …

Canon EF

15 inspiring kitchen designs!

Ay carumba! When it comes to adding some serious style to your kitchen, it can be a nightmare knowing where to begin or what aesthetic to go for and …

Kitchens

The end of air-conditioning? T3 Architecture Asia turns to bioclimatic architecture - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>Spend five minutes in humid Ho Chi Minh City and you'll probably be running for cover into the nearest air-conditioned refuge.<p>In the Vietnamese city-- and many developing subtropical countries across Asia, such as Indonesia and the Philippines -- air conditioning (AC) …

Ho Chi Minh City

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Furniture

This gorgeous home simply begs for a dinner party

The design of this family villa, located in the surroundings of Lake Como, consisted in the internal and external restructuring of the lot and its …

31 Hidden Photoshop Hotkeys That Every Photographer Should Know

Thanks to its user-friendly interface and sophisticated tools, Adobe Photoshop CC is easily the most widely used image editing software on the …

NASA Says These 10 Plants Are The Best At Naturally Filtering The Air In Your Home

Using space station technology to ensure the safety of your home may be easier than you thought. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration …

Boost Your Autofocus Speed with Victoria Will’s Simple Back-Button Focus Technique (VIDEO)

Victoria Will is an accomplished New York-based photographer specializing in celebrity portraiture and lifestyle photography, and she utilizes an …

10 Powerful Features of Photoshop Photographers Need to Know

Photoshop is an amazing tool that most photographers find themselves using on a daily basis. It has countless features, and with the new Photoshop …

Tutorials

5 Photography Podcasts Worth Your Time

We’re not ones to watch movies while culling or editing, and we spend quite a bit of time doing both because we take thousands upon thousands of …

Podcasting

The Valencia Lounge Hostel by Masquespacio

Spain-based creative agency Masquespacio recently completed designing the interiors of the Valencia Lounge Hostel, a bright, graphic hostel that has …

Sustain Design Studio Packs Serious Functionality into 480 Square Foot Solo 40

1/10<p>Solo-40-Altius-RSA<p>Sustain Design Studio recently unveiled their latest prefab model, the Solo 40, a smart and efficient modular home that packs a …

Sustainability

Sustain Design Studio Packs Serious Functionality into 480 Square Foot Solo 40

Sustain Design Studio recently unveiled their latest prefab model, the Solo 40, a smart and efficient modular home that packs a lot into just 480 sq …

20 Red Room Ideas That Prove A Statement Color Never Goes Out Of Style

The red lipstick of interior design: classic but undeniably sexy.<p>Red is a hue that can evoke a number of emotions: It can be energizing and glossy in a living room, spicy and appetizing in a kitchen, and just sensual enough in a bedroom. However, choosing the right red can be tricky. (Remember when …

Interior Design