Keem Middleton

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Petrópolis and Teresópolis: Rio's mountain getaways

Summer temperatures in Rio regularly top 40°C (104°F), leading locals and tourists to crowd the nearby beaches and forest waterfalls to escape the heat. On weekends it can seem like the entire city is jostling for a spot next to the refreshing waters – to miss the crowds, drive up into the hills …

National Parks

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

Scandinavian Sensibility Meets Asian Simplicity

A collaboration between Stockholm-based Note Design Studio and Korean brand Lagom Bath, this collection of bathroom object is a nod to the …

5 Stages in the Design Thinking Process

Design Thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It’s extremely useful in tackling complex …

Design

Iconic Houses: The Eames House

Constructed in 1949 by the husband and wife duo of Charles & Ray Eames to serve as their home and studio and also known as <b>Case Study House No. 8</b> (as …

The Fortified Hilltop Village of Seillans in the Var, Provence

Located in the Haute-Var (83) near Fayence, Seillans is just 30 kms (18 miles) from the popular city of Grasse, Draguignan and Saint-Raphael on the …

Here Are Your Packaging Honorees for the 2018 Core77 Design Awards

Packaging Design: All graphic design, branding and structural designs related to the packaging of products. Examples include: primary or secondary …

Product Design

Mica Levi Is a True Musical Genius

The artist also known as Micachu has won a major songwriting award for scoring 2016 film 'Jackie,' but the crux of her talent runs deeper than that.<p>Within the first few seconds, you’ve been hit. <i>Jackie</i> – Pablo Larraín’s 2016 biopic about Jackie O’s life in the immediate wake of her husband John F …

Essential Wardrobe Tips From The Seventies (No, Really)

Get your groove back with these pointers from this most thoroughly underrated of decades<p>How’s this for a conspiracy theory: the 1970s were actually …

Picos de Europa: Is this jaw-dropping mountain range Spain’s most underrated tourist attraction?

It was a bit Hitchcockian. As I picnicked atop the wind-whipped peak, a chough landed by my feet. I looked away, taking in the panorama from one of …

10 Hidden Gems You Can Only See in Japan

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Iyakei Valley<p>Iyakei Valley is one of Japan’s best-kept secrets, but don’t expect it to stay that way for long. This remote area in …

How Producers Make Hit Records

The secrets of the people behind your favourite singles<p>Behind every great single, there is a great producer. That perfectly crafted riff on Mr …

Six Of The World’s Most Stylish Offices

The workplaces where design is as important as business<p>Workplace design has undergone something of a renaissance in recent years, and we’ve written …

Seaside Abode

The Seaside Abode is how Denmark does a beach house. It's located on the coast outside of Copenhagen. Renovated from an existing structure, the new …

The 8 Best Vinyl Accessories, Picked By an Expert

Whether you’re a beginner, having just bought an entry-level turntable and a solid pair of bookshelf speakers, or you’re an …

Felicity Cloake’s barbecue masterclass: jerk chicken – recipe

Jerk chicken is one of my favourite things to barbecue. I’d even go as far as to say that, with a few honourable exceptions , it’s about the only chicken dish worth the grill space. You can also use this sweetly aromatic, unapologetically fiery Jamaican rub on goat, mutton or pork belly.<p>Serves …

BBQ

The top spots for a cheap city break in Europe

If you’re already running low on holiday time and funds, there’s still hope for your next vacation. Travellers in the UK can start planning their next city break to one of the cheapest cities in Europe.<p>London Luton Airport has crunched the numbers and found out the least expensive European cities …

Playful Platforms Revamp This Japanese Lake House Into a Fun, Five-Story Retreat

On the shore of Japan's Lake Nojiri, interrelated levels are cleverly used to create a multi-story home.<p>Designed by Tokyo–based SUGAWARA DAISUKE Architects, the lakeside cottage known as Nojiri-ko Nature Platform reexamines the spatial relationships between nature, building, objects, and …

A German Villa Hits New Heights

Architect Stefan Behnisch has long been known in building circles as a pioneer in sustainable design. But it was only in the past few years that he and his wife and fellow architect, Petra, decided to transform their own family home in Stuttgart, Germany, into a showpiece for green building.<p>In …

Five Vintage Cookbooks Every Man Should Read

A cookbook can be so much more than the sum of its recipes. The very best tell a story, draw you in with wit and honesty, and can just as easily be …

What Separates Great Products from the Rest? Four Founders Weigh In

The word excellence comes from the Latin <i>excellentia</i>, derived from the verb <i>excellere</i>, “to be preeminent,” “to surpass.” Defining an excellent product …

Artist Performs Stunning Underwater Choreography in the World’s Deepest Pool

Performed and directed by French deep-sea diver, dancer, and filmmaker Julie Gautier, <i>AMA</i> is a video performance project that follows the artist’s graceful underwater movements. Filmed in the <b>world’s deepest pool</b> in Venice, Italy, the captivating underwater dance is titled after the Japanese word for …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

Kanye West Just Offered the Best Career Advice You'll Hear This Week

The fashion designer, rapper and all-around famous person has decided to give advice. Lots of it. And some of it's good.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Everyone's trying to help you.<p>At least, that's how it seems with the number …

Careers

Praia da Torre / SQ+ Arquitetos Associados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A large urban house with sea views, in a contemporary style and structured in reinforced concrete. Its …

Architecture

Here’s Exactly When to Book an International Flight (Based on New Data from More Than a Million Airfares)

Furiously refreshing Google Flights has become one of our favorite pastimes, mainly because we can’t stand not to get the absolute best deal on …

Travel Deals

9 Genuinely Cool Japanese Cities That Aren't Tokyo

There's probably no better country in the world at balancing the old with the new than the nation of Japan, and its ability to mix the traditional …

Japan

This Flower Cruise Through Japan Is the Best Way to See the Cherry Blossoms

<i>Hanami</i>, the Japanese spring ritual of picnicking among the vibrant pink cherry blossoms, creates a heightened sense of magic for the lucky travelers …

Japan

To Get Over a Breakup, Change Your Mindset

Most of us have experienced a romantic breakup at some point in our lives and it’s no surprise that breakups hurt. You may feel hurt, angry, betrayed …

Own Marlon Brando's Leicht House Above Sunset Strip

WOW House: The wild neo-Gothic A.F. Leicht house where Marlon Brando famously played the bongos for Edward R. Murrow is now for sale.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA …

Marlon Brando