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Don't Waste Money - Make Your Social Media Advertising Smarter, More Original, More Effective

<b>#5 of 10 More Don’ts of Corporate Social Media</b><p><b>“Advertising is the price companies pay for being un-original,” designer Yves Behar has said.</b><p>But on social media, originality in advertising actually has found a new canvas, a new playground to explore. And the profession itself is being redesigned in …

Two-Box Home: Simple Dwelling of Dual Shipping Containers

When executed well, container architecture speaks for itself – the constituent containers become the anchors for the design around which the rest of …

22 Beautiful and Easy DIY Christmas Wreath Ideas

Christmas is rapidly approaching and we have lots of things to take care of before the holiday. There are presents that need to be bought and we also …

Staff Picks: Best Cars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

Odam's Top 50 Restaurants; Chronicle's F1 Guide

<i>Statesman</i> food critic Matthew Odam has released this year's update of his <b>Top 50 Restaurants</b> in Austin. In the #1 spot is Bryce Gilmore's <b>Barley Swine</b> for their local and seasonal "Texas cuisine." Gilmore's focus on local sourcing in addition to the restaurant's "creativity and technique, " makes …

Nearly 50% Of All Home Sales Now Cash, As Institutional Investor Activity Hits New High

Nearly half of all home purchases in the month of September were paid for in cold hard cash, as tight lending conditions continue edge out traditional buyers and investors continue to scoop up inventory.<p>All-cash deals accounted for 49% of sales across the U.S., according to a new report from …

Twitter Succeeding Where Facebook Failed

As Twitter grows beyond its 140-character limitation and prepares for an IPO, we could be witnessing the rise of a platform that succeeds where Facebook has failed.<p>Remember the Facebook platform? Its debut was May 2007, and it was a big deal at the time. “Right now, social networks are closed …

Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio

Working at <i>Autoblog</i> is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought …

Create a Mural Effect with 3D Wall Art

There’s no denying the appeal of a well-designed wall mural! There’s something about a grand-scale work of art that grabs the eye and engages the …

What do you think about this: a wild boar and egg breakfast taco! From old school Mexican restaurants to hip new trailers, Austin's breakfast taco scene is booming. We talk to the man that literally wrote the book on it: Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day." Hear about our taco tour here: http://kutne.ws/18uxn4U

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Have the itch to paint? Get inspired and try one of these paint project ideas to personalize your home and update your decor.<p>1 of 36<p>Floor …

Quirky Cool D.I.Y Side Tables

Lately I’ve been on the prowl for side table ideas…As always, there ain’t no better way than D.I.Y to score some of that true <i>quirky cool magic</i>…Only …

DIY

Very Chic Barn Renovated With Leftover Materials

When you look at this place, it’s difficult to accept the fact that this is just a barn. It’s because it doesn’t look like a typical barn. It’s much …

Interior Design

Tacowire

The votes are in from yesterday's poll: <b>TacoDeli</b> serves Eater Austin readers' favorite breakfast tacos. The local chain brought in over 36 percent of the vote, with <b>Torchy's Taco's</b> coming in second. Readers' least favorite spot for tortilla-wrapped hangover cures? <b>Maudie's</b>. [Eaterwire]

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore the possibilities of plastics.<p>The Silo is a unique example of adaptive …

Architecture