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IKEA Research Team Presents Findings For First Time in U.S.

At the first inaugural Dwell on Design NY conference, IKEA's Mikael Ydholm and Raquel Ely presented findings from the company's recent “Life at Home” report for the first time outside of Sweden.<p>The "Life at Home" report, a global survey spanning eight different countries to specifically investigate …

20 Cozy Fall-Inspired Outdoor Spaces

Just grab some hot apple cider and you're good to go.<p>Your backyard doesn't expire by summer's end. Use these decorating ideas to transition your porch, patio or backyard into autumn.

How To Make Dark Colors Work In ANY Room

Interior Design

If Women Designed Cars

I just bought a new car. I was going to go buy another Prius, which I've been quite happy with over the past eight years, but they...moved the armrest! In its place now is a metal cup holder. I had visions of hitting my elbow (the not-so-funny bone) over and over again and deeply regretting my …

Austin Handler

My car (the fully-electric Tesla Motors Model S) received an over-the-air software update yesterday...Among the features added:<br>1. Navigation …

Why Millennials Are the World's Best Chance to Make Sustainability the New Normal

"To be honest, I'm here to recruit everybody in this room, everybody watching online, to join me in making a movement."<p>That's what Niall Dunne, chief …

In Tech We Trust? A Debate with Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen

Skifties by Skift | The Social Media Travel Awards

<b>“Social media is all about giving power to the people.”</b><p>David Berkowitz is Chief Marketing Officer at agency MRY, where he spearheads marketing …

With Publicize, Former Tech Blogger Conrad Egusa Offers A More Affordable Approach To Startup PR

We’ve written about several attempts to rethink PR for startups, including PressFriendly (which offers customers a virtual “pitch builder”) and AirPR (which created a marketplace connecting startups and PR).<p>A new firm called Publicize may not embrace the self-serve, tech-centric model quite as a …

Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters as Much as Your Own

What leaders say is far less important than what they do. That’s one of the clearest conclusions we drew from a study, in collaboration with HBR, of 19,000 employees around the world, focused on how they experience their lives at work. (You can still take the survey to see how your experience …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Where the Digital Sausage Is Made: Inside Adidas' World Cup Roost

RIO DE JANEIRO — The World Cup is the biggest sporting event on Earth — making it, obviously, the biggest soccer event on Earth. For Adidas — still …

A Creative Office Space for a Creative Company

Zazzle is an online retailer that custom manufactures products from artwork the client provides, making on-demand items they or others can purchase. …

The Missing Pieces Of The Gender Wage Gap Puzzle

Why our culture of Working crazy long hours is worsening the gender wage gap.<p>Bad news: The gender wage gap is still alive and well.<p>Women across professions from financial specialists to podiatrists to physicians and surgeons to aircraft pilots are earning less than three-quarters of their male …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

The Best Gardening Instagrams Of The Week

Gardening

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

This collection of travel startups is unique in that offer both customer-facing and business-facing solutions. Bridging the gap between B2B and B2C …

Mark D. Sikes's Light and Breezy West Hollywood House

Mark D. Sikes's Light and Breezy West Hollywood House

Interior Design

How to Give Your Team Feedback

Business books, magazines, and blogs are chock full of advice about how to give feedback to individuals, but how do you do the same for your entire team? What type of constructive criticism is appropriate in a group setting? How much is too much? And how should your colleagues help?<p><b>What the Experts</b> …

Succeeding Quietly in Our Recognition-Obsessed Culture

<b>David Zweig</b>, author of <i>Invisibles</i>, on employees who value good work over self-promotion. For more, read his article, Managing the “Invisibles”.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m talking today date with David Zweig, author of Invisibles: The …

Jennifer Hyman: Building a Personal Board

JENNIFER HYMAN: Today, I find that my closest advisers are actually other entrepreneurs who are close friends and about my age. I call these people “my personal board.” I’ve utilized the hundreds of entrepreneurship boondoggles to find a handful of friends who I click with and trust implicitly. …

Don’t Fuck Up the Culture

On Monday, October 21, 2013, I sent this letter to our entire team at Airbnb. I have decided to publish this in the event it is helpful to …

Peter Thiel

#codecon and reflecting on generational changes

Attending the <code/conference> (#codecon) this past week turned out to be a remarkable experience, even more remarkable than I expected. The …