Maria Gregorio

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Six Months Inside A Coliving House, Silicon Valley’s Answer To Urban Housing Problems

The commune, the kibbutz, the college dorm: Group living has been done before, but can it make for a viable business?<p>“You live with <i>eight people</i>? Are you a flight attendant?”<p>I’ve become accustomed to fielding those types of questions–from friends, bewildered relatives, and dates–since I moved into a …

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Can Intergenerational Mentorship Solve Your Company’s Engagement Problems?

Mentorship isn’t a one-way street. And it doesn’t happen only from the top down. Learn this and you could see greater employee engagement and less turnover.<p>What directions does mentorship flow within your organization? From the top down, the bottom up, or both ways?<p>Among an increasing number of …

5 Questions All Marketers Need To Ask Themselves

In order for your campaign to really cut through the noise, you need to know what your customer wants–not what you want.<p>Sometimes the biggest ideas come from unexpected places. Twitter was born out of a dispatch routing software for taxi cabs that Jack Dorsey developed as a teenager.<p>He was …

Creating The Committed Consumer, Social Enterprise’s Next Big Mission

We’ve all heard a lot about conscious consumerism, but that’s not enough. It’s time to vote even more powerfully with our wallets.<p>Those of us who are active in the social enterprise space have spent a great deal of time tracking and discussing the emergence of the “conscious consumer.” We’ve shared …

How The Most Productive People Grow Their Network While Still Getting It All Done

Whitney Johnson was a classically trained pianist with no financial background who blazed a trail on Wall Street, one 80-hour week and valuable connection at a time. Now she’s a well-connected investment exec whose relationships fuel everything she does.<p>Most people know Whitney Johnson because she …

5 Visions For What Families Will Look Like In 2030

Nomadic young professionals, active older couples, and even groups of single parents living together in microcommunities. What kind of family will you have in 20 years?<p>Over the past few generations, Western ideas about family have shifted dramatically. People wait longer to have kids and many …

12 Of Today’s Best Living Illustrators

Taschen’s 100 Illustrators showcases the biggest players in the highly competitive field of illustration. If you don’t know their names, you will soon.<p>It’s a depressingly small percentage of art school alumni who can say “I told you so” to their friends and family. In December, Taschen releases a …

Marvel Comics

La Belle Simone

The question came by e-mail last summer. Did I know who her husband was, and would I be interested in telling his story? Did I know who Bill Levitt …

Makr App

Brooklyn-based creator Ellen Johnston was among the many rising stars at Cool Hunting's Pitch Night last month, and her digital concept shone just as bright as the many physical objects we admired. With iPad in hand, Johnston shared her app-in-the-works Makr. Geared toward creative …

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How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room

I used to dread networking events. Then a colleague let me in on his secret strategy.<p>I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with other people.)<p>I have never been good at the kind of networking …

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The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

10 Folding Furniture Designs – Great Space-Savers And Always Good To Have Around

Folding furniture is usually a great option for small spaces. It takes very little space when not used and it becomes as functional and great as any …

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Colors and Mood: How They Affect Interior Design

There’s no denying that <b>color affects our mood</b>. Those who are sensitive to their surroundings may instantly feel the energy created by a bright red …

Guide to Asian Noodle Soups: 8 Must-Try Options

Le Vogue Collections printemps-été 2014

MODE NEWS<p><b>La couverture annonce la couleur : l’été 2014 sera contrasté. Au programme de ce guide des tendances : les défilés de New York, Londres,</b> …

Lively Abstract Brushstrokes Reveal Detailed Cityscapes

Using large, swift brushstrokes and irregular splatters, Korean artist Jieun Park reveals urban landscapes hidden beneath the surface of her paintings. From a distance, the broad strokes are simply a bundle of abstract lines. However, upon closer inspection, bits of an urban landscape emerge from …

McDonald's to spend $3B on new, remodeled Golden Arches

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“X” marks the spot on treasure maps, but you won’t have to search far for this trove. Enjoy your own stash of riches by making a candy treasure chest! Crisp wafer candy bars are used to build this entirely edible crate, then it’s filled with all kinds of sweet treasures, like gold chocolate coins, …

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These just might be the sunniest cupcakes ever. Lemon cake holds the sweet surprise of lemon curd filling, and it’s all topped with a cute grassy knoll of lemon buttercream. A piped buttercream daisy makes the display even more cheery. They’re easy to make — you’ll just need a couple of inexpensive …

20 Great DIY Wedding Backdrop Ideas

Last month I had the pleasure of being part of “Team Pom Pom” for my friends’ Clay and Lisa’s wedding. Along with Victoria and Anna, I helped create …