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Tel Aviv: A design lover's city guide - Curbed

With its rambling, spice-laden markets, cache of Bauhaus-style architecture, and over eight miles of beachfront, Tel Aviv, Israel, is a unique destination. Though its population is relatively small at 400,000, this gateway to the Middle East is on par with any large modern metropolis.<p>Envisioned as …

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How Norwegian daily Aftenposten doubled digital subscribers in a year

Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten is the latest publisher to see the value in loyal subscribers over indiscriminate reach: Over the past year alone, it …

Ten Clever Uses for Plain Text Files That Can Increase Your Productivity

When it comes to keeping track of all your text and to-do lists, there's no shortage of apps to choose from, but sometimes the ease and simplicity of …

Articles about inside look iconic los angeles home architect ray kappe on Dwell.com - Dwell

A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles architect's family home.<p>Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially …

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This Bag Will Change the Way You Feel About Packing Forever

Rolo Travel Bag<p>"Packing light" is a phrase in few people's travel vocabulary. The night before—or (gasp!) the morning of—most vacations, we often …

In an alternate universe, Motorola is making weird Android phones for cops

A few years ago, Motorola split into two parts. One of those parts made lots of things that <i>Verge</i> readers care about — phones, mainly — and ended up getting bought by Google before landing in Lenovo's lap. This is the part that makes things like the Moto X and the Moto 360. The other part, Motorola …

In Search of Haruki Murakami: A Documentary Introduction to Japan’s Great Postmodernist Novelist

Haruki Murakami holds the titles of both the most popular novelist in Japan and the most popular Japanese novelist in the wider world. After …

Articles about garage reimagined family gathering space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A deserted corner store is redeveloped into a furniture and art gallery, showroom, apartment, and office space for a newly...<p>An artist’s interactive public work fosters unity in Minnesota.<p>A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>With no space to waste, London-based designers …

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ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

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No Laptops, No Wi-Fi: How One Cafe Fired Up Sales

Customers chat, read the paper and order sandwiches and espresso drinks at the counter of August First Bakery & Cafe in Burlington, Vt., but there's something different here. Where there used to be the familiar glow of laptop screens and the clicking of keyboards, now the devices are banned.<p>"I was …

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A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

<i>“When [a man] has fair health, a fair fortune, a tidy conscience and a complete exemption from embarrassing relatives,”</i> Henry James wrote in his diary, <i>“I suppose he is bound, in delicacy, to write himself happy.”</i> More than a mere philosophical contemplation, however, James’s observation presages …

Spend Your Day in a Wes Anderson Movie By Streaming 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Soundtrack

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Wes Anderson's latest movie <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> is an immersive experience, and you can get a …

The Gentrifier’s Dilemma with Euan Mills

Colin Marshall stands around Hackney, London’s “Tech City” with urban designer Euan Mills. They discuss how to tip in a London bar and how to cross a …

6 Desk Tweaks To Change The Way You Work And Maximize Your Creativity

The work you do and the office culture in which you do it are extremely important. But so too is the actual surface you work on. Here’s how thinking about your desk, its immediate environs, and your relationship to your workspace can help you become more creative.<p>Each day, we go to work, sit–or …

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Re-Imagining Your Career, Constantly

What flux means for the future of creative careers–and how you can excel at coping with it.<p><i>As editor of</i> Fast Company<i>, Robert Safian lives at the intersection of design, technology, and creativity–monitoring the pulse of new trends in our businesses and our careers. In a 2012 cover story, he coined</i> …

A Reluctant Subject: Portraits of Samuel Beckett

In this week’s issue of the magazine, Hilton Als reviews the current production of Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot,” directed by Sean Mathias, at the Cort Theatre.<p>In contrast to the minimalism of his plays, Beckett himself led a rich life. An Irishman in Paris, he met James Joyce in the …

Breath Ultrasonic Humidifier

Like most seasonal and sporadically used home appliances, the humidifier is hardly something for showing off when not in use unless you've invested in one of Japan's streamlined designs like the Middle Colors or Plus Minus Zero. Hitting the US market earlier this fall is Breath, Roolen's smart, …

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<b>Last minute gift?</b> Download a printable gift note to let them know their gift is coming soon.<p>Expect results 6-8 weeks after we receive your sample at …

A More Refined Way to Carry Your Glasses

<b>Listen, there's nothing really wrong</b> with the standard-issue cases that come with most glasses and sunglasses. They protect your eyewear, and they do a good job of it. Thing is, they don't look that great. Other thing: They're way too big to fit comfortably into, say, a jacket pocket. That's where …

Airport Time Capsule 3TB, External Power To The Max, 1TB USB3 [Deals]

Amazon is carrying the latest-generation 3TB Airport Time Capsule for $360, which is the lowest price this 802.11ac router/external hard drive combo …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

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Studio Visit: Dirk Vander Kooij

Less than three years ago we watched the budding Dutch designer Dirk Vander Kooij explain his graduation project to a packed house at Cape Town's Design Indaba conference. The Design Academy Eindhoven alumnus humbly presented Endless Flow, a "dining table chair" made from recycled refrigerator …