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13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

13 Scandinavian Trends About to Take the States by Storm

Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)<p>Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs, pops of blue, and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)

Musicians and writers choose their favourite book about music

Elvis as a young man, the size of Mick Jagger’s genitalia, Kristin Hersh’s miracle year, Berlioz in love … As festivalgoers crowd the stages at Glastonbury, Brian Eno, Beck, Lavinia Greenlaw, James Wood and a host of other stars select their favourite books about rock, pop, jazz and classical<p>Viv …

Literature

13 Sweet Lemon Treats for Your Springtime Celebrations

Craving a little citrus? Whip up one of these tasty recipes.<p><b>1. Lemon Bars with Olive Oil & Sea Salt</b><p>Lemon and sea salt may not be a common combination, but we're so glad someone thought of adding sea salt to lemon bars. To find the recipe for these delicious (and healthy!) bars, go to Bites Out of …

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Of 2014

Articles about hang-your-hat-one-these-high-design-hooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this digital edition, with our partner and innovator in quality windows and doors, Milgard Windows and Doors, you will...<p>Fifth-generation Italian manufacturer Lualdi just released its first collection of doors by American designers—namely by Dror...<p>A renovation doubles down on the value of live …

Innovation

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Apps

Spotify Predicts Music's Stars Of 2015

Get a head start on the next year in music with these 18 artists to watch.

Sony Music

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Home Decorating

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

iCloud

A Taiwanese Home Where the Kitchen Takes the Stage

Located in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan, The Family Playground is a new project completed by House Design studio. The firm renovated the interior of this …

Interior Design

The Lipstick Shades Bazaar Editors Can't Live Without

Bazaar editors share the one lipstick shade they're constantly re-applying.<p>Just like a fabulous pair of shoes, there's nothing a great lipstick can't fix. It can transform your look from day to night, take attention away from that little blemish, or simply brighten your face. In honor of National …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

Soundtracks

Real-Time Fashion: Learn How to Braid Spring's Latest Hair Trend

Braids have been around for as long as we can remember (trust us we know, we've been here for 20 years now!) and they've continued to appear on the …

Clear Counter Clutter: 10 Inspiring Appliance Garages

Coffee makers, mixers, toasters — they can be quite lovely appliances, but in addition to everything else on your counter, they take up a lot of …

Coffeemakers

Pico Iyer’s Santa Barbara

“Don’t even think about the beach!” That’s the counterintuitive advice I foist on every visitor to the idyllic, Mediterranean-style resort town where I’ve been officially based for 50 years.<p>The water’s cold, the sand is speckled with tar, and the harbor—or pelican-haunted Stearns Wharf—is much more …

Effective habits of great travel writers

When I was writing the first edition of <i>Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing</i>, we decided to incorporate interviews with a wide range of travel writers, editors and agents into the book, thinking that readers would profit from hearing a spectrum of experiences and opinions.<p>We’ve continued this …

Travel

Lumo BodyTech Introduces The Lift: A Small, Stylish Wearable For Better Posture

Palo Alto-based Lumo BodyTech is revealing its second product today, the Lumo Lift. The Lift, like its original Lumo Back, is a device designed to enhance a user’s posture, but with a radically different take. The Lift is small and stylish, and is designed to be placed unobtrusively on the collar …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Baking

Articles about abandoned factories modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.