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How the German style of apprenticeships could be a model for Canada

Would the German way really work here?<p>For most North American young people, the word “apprentice” calls to mind either Donald Trump’s reality-TV …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Enchanting Photos of Bubbles Frozen on the Ground

Ever thought you could get anything amazing from the lowly soap bubble? Of course you can! This striking series is a product of the imagination of a …

Selects #5: A New Year

Happy 2014 photogs! A couple weeks in and we’re still holding strong to our resolutions and gearing up for a busy (albeit frigid!) winter in the …

Interconnected Spaces: Contemporary Renovation of Residence 1414 in Austin, Texas

A house originally built in 1940’s, in a historical neighbourhood in Austin, Texas, a contemporary renovation by Miró Rivera Architects, to meet the …

Goodbye, Cameras

This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable …

What To Put On Your Coffee Table

Coffee tables overflowing with coveted design tomes and objects snapped by some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> If you have a square coffee table, try stacking two diagonal corners with books and filling the rest of your space with artful objects.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> If you have a colorful or …

5 Photography Rules Moms Can Ignore - Digital Photography School

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Articles about dwells top homes 2013 part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 11 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Articles about 9 stainless steel kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

The authority on prefabricated stainless steel railing systems offers an AIA-approved continuing education course for trade...<p>Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>One ground-shaking day in January this year …

Articles about design minded solution narrow landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Inspired by the great depression, this poster is a free download (along with 4 others) through Readymade …

One Family's Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

Interior design ideas: Go with the flow - in pictures

On Australia's west coast, a short hop from the sea, stands a house in perfect harmony with its setting

Articles about 7 cozy scandinavian abodes on Dwell.com - Dwell

What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson …

CH House by GLR Arquitectos

GLR Arquitectos demolished an old home where the brand new CH House sits. Playing up the city views of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, the residence …

Living Rooms

Dreaming of a vagabond lifestyle

Samantha and Darrin have well-paying jobs, plenty of savings and no debt. She is 53, he is 49. They own their $650,000 Alberta home outright.<p>She earns about $125,000 a year before tax, while he earns $90,000. She has a group RRSP at work to which both she and her employer contribute. The couple's …

Search for missing British tourist may come to an end after ‘very credible’ tip

The search for a young British tourist who went missing in Vancouver more than a month ago could soon come to an end with a new and "very credible" tip, according to North Shore Rescue.<p>Two hikers not only saw Thomas Billings in the Lynn Headwaters area on Nov. 25, but had a lengthy conversation …

Ten skiers survive night in B.C. backcountry

A group of 10 skiers from Washington state who inadvertently ventured into British Columbia's backcountry kept themselves warm by starting a fire and huddling together until help arrived, the RCMP said.<p>The skiers were at Red Mountain Resort, near Rossland in southeastern B.C., on Sunday when they …

Erin Witherspoon Reality Show: Toronto 'Free Dinner' Serial Dater Gets Own TV Show

Remember Erin Witherspoon? She's the woman who goes out on dates with guys so she can get free food -- and then never goes out on a second date with …