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Bedding Ideas for a Luxurious, Hotel-Like Bed

We spend one third of our lives sleeping and countless hours laying in bed, so why not make it a five-star luxury experience? We want to share …

Home Decorating

5 lies people tell themselves about saving for retirement

April is Financial Literacy Month, but you’re not going to celebrate it.<p>There won’t be cake in the office or television specials to watch. Were it …

Lessons from the front line: next-generation knowledge management in the resources industry.

Using next generation knowledge management and social technology to unlock the value in data, information and people.

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Designer Rebrands Samsung’s Logo To Make It As Iconic As Apple’s

A Dutch designer imagines a better way to brand the Korean giant.<p>For 21 years, the Samsung name as served as the company logo, occasionally superimposed over a wobbly blue oval. It’s the kind of logo that’s fine on washing machines and televisions, but incredibly boring on something personal, like …

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A Letter To The Man I Love, From The Woman He Kept On The Side

I love you. You know that, I know. But do you know what kind of love it is? My love for you is that gut-wrenching, soul-scarring, don’t want to be …

Modern Bedroom Design Ideas for Rooms of Any Size

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Koj Designs<p>This first room features a simple, low profile bed with lots of clean, white details. The wall behind the bed has a unique …

Compact Bachelor Pad Captures All The Right Details In An Eclectic Design

The elegant and chic interior design you’re about to be mesmerized by was the work of M2 Project for a compact apartment in Moscow, Russia. The …

5 Great Small-Space Reading Nooks

Built within the Mapledene Road house, designed by Platform 5 Architects, a glass box juts out from the structure creating a dreamy, sun-filled …

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

Unique Home Parading an Inverted Floor Plan for Informal Socialization

Hiding its modernity in plain sight, this exquisite residence in Singapore unveils a spacious, minimalist and inviting interior design. Imagined by …

10 Annoying Things About Hotels (and How to Deal with Them)

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)<p>Nothing beats a well-thought-out hotel room for sheer vacation luxury. That's what makes it so annoying when we encounter a hotel that's a little more ... quirky. Here are the 10 hotel room features that annoy us the most--and the workarounds we've discovered to help deal …

What It Will Take to Fix HR

In the July/August issue of <i>HBR</i>, Ram Charan argues that the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) role should be eliminated, with HR responsibilities funneled in two separate directions — <i>administration</i>, led by traditional HR-types, reporting to the CFO; and <i>talent strategy</i>, led by high-potential line …

5 Things Digital CMOs Do Better

If you’re a mid- or late-career marketer, chances are your job today is mostly unrecognizable from what you signed on for. Perhaps no other business function has changed as dramatically over the past decade.<p>Why? Following a silent coup, the coronation is complete: the customer is king. With an …

Bedroom Corner Decorating Ideas, Photos, Tips

So what is the biggest challenge that many of us face when it comes to decorating our homes? Undoubtedly <i>‘space’</i> is the answer that tops the list …

Inequality: Why Australia must not follow the US

While there are many dimensions to growing inequality, perhaps the most invidious is inequality of opportunity. Western democracies pride themselves …

Delightful Scandinavian Apartment Quenching a Thirst for Neatness

Welcome to a delightful Scandinavian apartment where elegance harmoniously blends with a contemporary lifestyle. Ground-floor apartments are not …

How They Do Small in Sweden: Big Ideas from a Little Loft

(Image credit: Fantastic Frank)<p>Europeans are good at everything. Or at least, that's how it seems when you work for a design blog and all the homes …

The Best Things to Buy at IKEA: 9, Cheap, Chic Classics

(Image credit: Emily Henderson)<p>I knew I was a grown up the moment I switched out my IKEA mattress for a <i>much</i> more comfortable mattress I could invest …

Living Rooms

Tips for Sticking to a Budget: Getting Grocery Shopping Under Control

Fair warning: I might just be the worst possible person to write this article. As a passionate foodie and annoying "healthy person", I spend a good …

Sophisticated Modern Modular Kitchen With A Dash Of Vintage Charm!

The modern kitchen is much more than just a place to prepare meals. It is the <i>heart and soul of the house</i> and often a perfect gathering spot where the …

Renovation Inspiration: 10 Beautiful Kitchens with No Upper Cabinets

(Image credit: Homelife)<p>I love the little bits of architect gossip that you hear on public house tours. Once, I was visiting a very large, very …

Our Best Tips for Small Space Living

Small space living can be incredibly rewarding. Cutting down on square footage can mean living somewhere really fantastic that you wouldn't otherwise …

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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …