Jean Sebastien Bourdages

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How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

Airbnb Cofounder Joe Gebbia on How 'Dog-Fooding' Leads to Great Design

In a Q&A, Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia explains how the sharing-economy powerhouse ‘dog-foods’ to better understand its customers and why great design …

How to Cook Dried Beans (the Tastiest Beans of All, if You Ask Us)

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to cook dried beans? Well, you should. Because they're cheaper and tastier than the ones in a can, and easier to cook than you think.<p>Most people don't know how to cook dried beans. Their knowledge of legumes doesn't extend past that old playground rhyme. How’d it go? …

This Airbnb alternative lets you stay in modern homes by top architects around the world

Architecture aficionados take note – a new Airbnb-inspired platform is offering stays in stunning modernist homes around the world. Started by two …

180E 88th street tower planned for new york's upper east side

<b>‘180E 88th street’ is a residential tower currently under construction in new york’s upper east side.</b> once complete, the 50-story property will …

Architecture

The architect banishing straight lines from China's cities

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese skylines have been subjected to tremendous change over the past decade. Heritage sites and huge swaths of traditional housing have been razed and replaced with soaring towers symbolizing wealth, development and power.<p>With hundreds of millions of people set to migrate from rural …

Photographers

Lyft's redesigned street concept could fix L.A. traffic

Want your city to fix its traffic issues? It should start by narrowing streets and planting treeswhere cars currently drive.<p>A new partnership with Lyft and transportation experts highlights the overlooked secrets of good urban design -- and the answers may sound counterintiutive. For example, …

Urban Design

Make One Pot (Or Sheet Pan!) Dinners When You Don't Want To Fuss With Sides

When I was growing up, my mom made dinner almost every night. And I mean full dinner: protein, salad, vegetable, carbohydrate, and sometimes dessert. I know: I’m incredibly (incredibly!) lucky. Flash forward to today, where I struggle to cobble together a dinner/lunch-tomorrow meal in a …

Antony Gibbon’s modern Trine treehouse is a tranquil nature retreat

Designer Antony Gibbon merges natural materials with modern design in his latest tree house design—the Trine house. Completed as part of his Roost …

Forget it, Canada. We’re not winning the Amazon lottery

Mayor John Tory thinks Toronto would be the perfect place for it. Not so fast, says Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, his city has it all over any competitor in the country. But then, Mayor Naheed Nenshi feels the same way about Calgary, and Mayor Don Iveson, about his kingdom in Edmonton.<p>What is …

Canadians need to replace backyards with balconies

Noah, Harper, Ava and Michael have typical Canadian childhoods: they hang out at the pizza joint, try not to get kicked out of the swimming pool, get into trouble for trying to smuggle a purloined Barbary sheep into their home. The mountain-bred sheep was an ideal pet, they had thought (though …

How these millennial advisers invest their own money

Three young advisers spoke with Brenda Bouw about how they got into the business and how they invest their own money<p>Whether you've been investing for a few years or a few decades, chances are your money will soon be overseen by a millennial – if it's not already. More financial advisers are nearing …

Leah McLaren: As malls die, so too does a way of life

Canadians love malls. Of course we do. We've got a stable economy, a mostly miserable climate, an aversion to walking anywhere we could drive and an insatiable appetite for Cinnabon. It's a match made in an April blizzard.<p>But the sad reality is, these are hard times for the gallerias and indoor …

Green-roofed wooden tower in Lagos maximizes daylight and natural ventilation

This green-roofed wooden tower planned for Lagos features a perforated envelope inspired by indigenous cultures of the area. Hermann Kamte & …

Bamboo biennial explores material's beauty and versatility in design

It’s the first ever<p>Bamboo is favored by architects and designers the world over: Timber derived from the fast-growing plant has proven hard-wearing and flat-out beautiful. And the ease with which it can be cultivated is a huge plus in the eco-conscious world of design.<p>It makes sense, then, that a …

Why Hudson Yards Is the Future of New York City (and Why You'll Want to Work There)

To say that Manhattan is being transformed forever is not an exaggeration. Here's why.<p>"It forces you to make a big bet all at once."<p>That's Jay Cross, President of Related Hudson Yards, referring to the massive project underway to transform the the 28-acre Hudson Yards site at what was once referred …

This Is the Top Salad Recipe on Pinterest

Long gone are the days of the boring lunch salad. Sad iceberg lettuce with watery tomatoes and shredded carrots are an insult to the medium. You …

Modern rainforest home lives large under a tent roof

A rad solution for a special site<p>It’s a house...It’s a tent...It’s a Tent House! Rising in a rainforest near Australia’s Sunshine Coast, this new family retreat didn’t just don a big tent for looks alone. Indeed, the striking cover creates an expanded living space that offers the best of …

Now Anyone Can Build Ikea’s Experimental Garden

A few months ago, Ikea’s innovation lab Space10 released a garden structure called the Growroom. Aimed for neighborhood use by city dwellers who don’t have backyards, the spherical wooden planter is meant to be a way to grow food locally and sustainably.<p>On Friday, Space10 published the entire set …

The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

GIF Animations

Top 8 Free and Easy Website Builders

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Web Design

What's For Dinner: The Fool-Proof Method For Perfectly Baked Chicken Breast

This is the best and easiest way to make chicken breast taste good.<p>Dinner has never been as easy, healthy <i>and</i> delicious as with this oven-baked chicken breast recipe.<p>The problem most people have with chicken breast is that it’s really hard to cook well. The fact that it contains virtually no fat …

Cooking

Turn Your Local Streets Into A Map That Reveals The Character Of Your Neighborhood

A new data visualization tool takes a square-mile snapshot of any city and converts it into a simple graphic diagram that can be easily compared to …

Data Visualization

The Ultimate Game-Day Guacamole

Guacamole, at its simplest, is some combination of avocado, citrus and salt. At its finest, however, a few more supporting players take it from …

Onions

9 Ways to Use Pegboard to Organize Every Room of the House

Using pegboard at home means you can have unlimited options for organizing and decorating—you can paint it in any way you choose, use different kinds …

Living Rooms

These Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are the Perfect Game-Day Snack

If you're familiar with the Tone It Up meal plan, you know how Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott like to keep their food "lean, clean, and green." In this case, with "Karena's famous wings," you'll be eating lean, clean, and off-white, thanks to some tasty, nutritious cauliflower.<p>These spicy bites are …

5 Money-Saving Lessons I Learned in a Month of Budgeting

How to save some dough without going loco.<p>In January, I went cold turkey—literally. After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining out in 2016, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. A month in, I've nixed mediocre cafeteria lunches …

New Year, New Art: 55 Ways to Jazz Up Your Walls This Year

Refreshing your wall art is a fab way to welcome in the new year. There are about a million tips and tricks for nailing the perfect gallery wall, but it’s mostly a matter of picking pieces you love and not being afraid to put nail to wall. Whether you’re on the hunt for pastels, neons, metallics, …

8 Kid-Friendly Slow-Cooker Meals

Brian Kennedy, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>When it comes to family meals, I’m always looking for three things: wholesome …

Cooking