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Luxury Developers Get Serious About Art

From local artists, to global art-world superstars, common spaces are getting dressed up<p>From perfectly chosen kitchen cabinets and tile work to …

Art

The 25 Best Free iPhone Apps For Business

Make meetings actually useful. Brainstorm like a champ. Take the boredom out of busywork. And much more.<p>That little computer in your pocket has come a long way over the years, huh? Here are 25 incredibly useful apps that can help you run your business a whole lot smarter than ever before. And every …

A Nation’s Storied Design Heritage, Reduced To A Single Font

A sans serif font with serifs? Sweden’s new national typeface is weird, but practical.<p>What does a country look like as a font? That’s an abstract question, but one that Stockholm-based design firm Söderhavet had to try to answer as part of a project to design a comprehensive identity for its home …

What It Feels Like to Cover Gun Violence in America

<i>Since this story appeared in</i> Vogue’s <i>December 2015 issue, there have been 17 mass shootings in America, including the June 2016 rampage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people, and the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas strip on October 1, 2017, where at</i> …

Guns

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

Procrastination

The Silicon Valley Suicides

Why are so many kids with bright prospects killing themselves in Palo Alto?<p><i>The air shrieks, and life stops. First, from far away, comes a high whine like angry insects swarming, and then a trampling, like a herd moving through. The kids on their bikes who pass by the Caltrain crossing are eager to</i> …

Los Angeles

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Rocky Mountains

What I learned about leadership when I interviewed the biggest drug dealer in history

Seth Godin has great advice about speaking at conferences: If you speak at a conference either do it for free because you love it, or charge FULL …

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

Books