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Ina Garten's Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Is So Smart

When we shared a menu from Ina Garten's new book, Make It Ahead, we pulled a few of our favorite recipes and chatted with Ina herself about ways to …

Your home screen needs these beautiful custom map wallpapers

There are plenty of sources for wallpapers to grace your phone’s home screen, but this tool that’s presently doing the rounds on Reddit lets you add a personal touch on your Android or iOS device.<p>Over on Alvar Carto’s site, you can look up any location on the globe and generate a minimalist map of …

Android Phones

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

Japanese design firm Triad Inc have created a series of laser cut notepads that slowly reveal artworks as they get used. Dubbed “Omoshiro Blocks”, …

Greenwich Black Watch

It all comes down to the details with Washington Square Watches’ Greenwich Black, a 38mm square wristwatch in all black stainless steel with a coppery rose gold-like seconds subdial and indices. Still in the minimal design category, this watch distances itself from competitors thanks to various …

11 Meat-Free Wraps You Should Meal Prep For Work

You don't have to be committed to a vegetarian life to enjoy a meat-free meal. If you're trying to eat more plant-based meals your packed lunches are …

Menemen (Turkish-Style Scrambled Eggs With Tomatoes, Onions, and Chilies) Recipe

After a week and a half of eating our way through Istanbul, this was the one dish that my sister, my wife, and I were consistently craving. <i>Menemen</i> is a dish of eggs scrambled just until barely set, mixed with tomatoes, chilies, and tons of olive oil. I love to eat it with a side of salty cheese, …

Kinfolk’s hipster haven in Brooklyn oozes an off-grid, hippie aesthetic

Pacific Northwest hipster vibes meets Buckminster Fuller in clothing company Kinfolk’s beautiful multi-use events space in Williamsburg. Carved out …

25 Vegan Protein Sources - Quiet Corner

If you’ve been vegan for any length of time, there’s a pretty good chance that someone’s asked you the ubiquitous question, “How do you get enough …

The ‘Swish and Flick’ Chair

<b>UPDATE: ONLY 24 HOURS LEFT!</b><p>Folding chairs are usually a design exercise in functionality. Making sure your chair folds into something nice and slim, …

Modern Outdoor Lounge Chairs That Invite You To Relax And Enjoy Life

Everyone has their own idea of what comfort looks like and this image differs depending on the setting, the decor, the ambiance or the occasion. For …

This Vegetable Paella Is A Dinner Party In A Pan

After spending time over in Spain this past summer and eating as much paella as one region can offer, I came home to San Francisco with a touch of …

Recipes

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Spiced Tomato Soup Recipe – 20 Mins!

Indian Spiced Tomato Soup. Clear your sinuses with this Easy homemade Vegan Tomato Soup. Seasoned with cumin, coriander and Turmeric to warm you up …

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

Books

Peak Design and building a company on the Kickstarter platform

Most startups toil away in stealth mode on new products and services with an Apple-esque fear of news leaks.<p>Peak Design decided to go to the other extreme, building a company in full view of its audience — and in the face of its competitors. Because they eschewed traditional investors in favor of a …

Natural Stone and Resin Coffee Table Brings the Soothing Beauty of the Ocean Indoors

How do you go about creating <i>the</i> table of excellence? For designer Alexandre Chapelin of LA Table, a truly masterful table should be unique, artistic, and visually appealing. He says, “[It] must have a story, a soul, and something to tell. It has to be contemporary and surprising.” The soul and the …

Furniture

COOL HUNTING Five Elevated Gin Cocktails

If you’re already over the G&T and don’t really fancy the gin martini, these five cocktails might just be for you. These are no average mixed drinks, but are drawn from the imagination of the bartending teams at two of New York’s most acclaimed hotels: The Plaza Hotel’s Palm Court and The Bar at …

A $35 Million Design Empire Built On The Humble Place Mat

Sandy Chilewich started out dyeing fabric in a washing machine in the ’70s. Today, her company makes 40,000 place mats a week.<p>The place mat sits low on the totem pole of design objects, but for Sandy Chilewich, it’s the basis of successful brand. The New York-based designer and lifelong …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

Is This The Best Pizza In London?

The first thing you notice about Mr Angelo Ambrosio and Mr Pasquale Chionchio – owners of Santa Maria pizzeria – is that they neither look nor behave …

This Polish Home Is A Lesson In Cool Masculine Design

Kei Meguro Amazing Pencil Illustration Portraits

Kei Meguro was born in Tokyo, Japan and currently is a working illustrator and graphic designer living in New York with her french-bulldog/pekingese …

66 life-changing things you can do with a lemon

When life gives you lemons, it's time to read this list.<p>We researched all of the miraculous things you can do with lemons, from the juice to the peel. Uses include making you healthier, more beautiful, cleaner, and a better cook (obviously), plus so much more.<p><b>Here are 66 things you can do with a</b> …

Best Protein Powders (and the Worst)

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, a vegan or a plant-based foodie, everyone is getting in on the protein trend. And with good …

Are Amazon Shares Headed to $500, or $1000?

Amazon is a massive global retailer. Amazon is an evolving advanced logistics giant. Amazon is a huge cloud web services player. Amazon has a video, audio and shipping service with over 50 million subscribers. Amazon wants to be embedded in the smart entertainment home of the future. And all of …

Mexican Vegetable Soup

I’m always a fan of vegetable soups so when I saw a Mexican version on Pinterest I knew I’d have to try it. Even though this is a vegetarian soup it …

Here's The Story Behind The Design Of This New Minimalist Pen

The team behind Verge have designed SENS, a super minimalist pen, which took 9 months to design and create.<p>Inspired by an old pen that belonged to …

Meet Jonathan Yeo, the Artist Who Painted Frank Underwood Into The Smithsonian

It was, the portrait painter Jonathan Yeo told The Daily Beast, both exhilarating to be at the Smithsonian Museum on Monday, and “a little …

Art

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

Gender