Elizabeth Engles

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28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Employment

Psychology Says This Is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

The biggest contributor to happiness might surprise you--and here's how to foster it.<p>According to a report by <i>The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, the No. 1 contributor to happiness in life is not money, popularity, good looks, or even a good sex life (too many...jokes...can't …

Employee Engagement

There's lots to learn from these small house plans from the '60s

Every January, as we build up to the big International Builders Show, there are a million stories about model homes and dream house plans, all many …

6 brilliant home design ideas used by 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid in her latest NYC luxury apartment building

Set to open by early 2017, the apartments overlook the High Line and will come with a slew of high-class amenities.<p>I recently toured one of the model apartments and left drooling over all the cool design ideas and smart home gadgetry.<p>Here are some of the most exciting innovations at 520 West 28th …

Hypershoot is a Pinterest-like bookmarking tool for designers

A ‘Pinterest for’ has got to be one of the most over-used shorthand comparisons in tech, along with ‘an Airbnb for’ and ‘an Uber for’, of course.<p>But what can you do when you ask TNW’s lead designer for a second opinion of the revamped Hypershoot and the immediate response is, ‘Oh, it’s like a …

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This futuristic SoCal house is shaped like a pie and made entirely out of concrete

Many midcentury aficionados are familiar with the Case Study Houses sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine (1945-62), which commissioned major architects of the day — Charles Eames, Raphael Soriano, Richard Neutra, to name a few — to build inexpensive and efficient model homes. Pierre Koenig's …

Architecture

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

Patricia Urquiola's Salinas system for Boffi is based on her grandfather's kitchen

Italian brand Boffi will present a modular kitchen system by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola at its Chelsea showroom during London Design Festival …

Everything I Am Afraid Might Happen If I Ask New Acquaintances to Get Coffee

They will say no.<p>They will say no and laugh at me for not having enough existing friends to get coffee with.<p>They will not answer, and I’ll be left waiting for their response for months, unable to focus on anything else because I’m totally distracted imagining how they’re going to say no.<p>They’ll say …

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Playful Rope Installation Adds Multifaceted Color to Gray Concrete Space

Located in a residential complex in Dumbo, Brooklyn is <i>Prism</i> by artist and architect Ins Esnal. The vibrant linear installation occupies the building's lobby, where its colorful ropes provide a bold contrast to the concrete, industrial-style walls and flooring.<p><i>Prism</i> is constructed with elastic cords …

Anyi Lu Launches 4-Inch Stilettos That Won't Make Your Feet Hurt

Say what? You doing a double take as you read that headline? Although we can't speak from first-hand foot experience (yet), Anyi Lu is known for its luxury shoes (all handmade in Italy) that fuse fashion, function and performance technology for the ultimate in comfort. Needless to say, the San …

Shoes

Dwell

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Articles about 6 plywood loving kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of …

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devoted to them -- Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Isamu Noguchi, Donald Judd, Richard Serra. Except, unlike today, there was a discernible, if …

Stylish Speaker and Lamp Imitates Sunrise to Wake You with Singing Canaries

Music can add a lot of ambiance to a space, but we can't forget the important role that lighting plays, too. The stylish Yantouch Diamond Bluetooth Speaker has this in mind with the ability to play tunes as well as change the color of its glow.<p>The gadget hardly looks like a speaker at all. Instead, …

Articles about house week modern kitchen striking skylight on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and …

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

The Left Lamp

The Left Lamp finds versatility in its extreme simplicity, making it an easy and convenient modern lighting solution that works in a variety of …

Furniture

Weekend Guide with Petite Passport: 5 Happening Spots in Historic Stockholm

I’m a professional browser, and if you ask me, Stockholm is the best shopping city in Europe. Why? Chalk it up to notable fashion brands that have …

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

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Inventive Space-Saving Light Design Also Holds Potted Plants

<i>Bucketlight</i> is a multifunctional design that makes the most of unused overhead spaces in any room. Created by Dutch designer Roderick Vos, the inventive concept is both a hanging plant as well as overhead illumination. The creative lighting keeps floor and desk spaces free of clutter while also …

Articles about modern renovations period homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural past.<p>Natalie …

ELLE Magazine (US) on Twitter: "How did @Chanel become "Mademoiselle"? Watch the 2nd installment of our couture video series: http://t.co/uE7kcvmfSt http://t.co/RbmXk0RGtO"

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Rachel Zoe's Best Fashion Moments

To celebrate the stylist's birthday, we rounded up her best looks and quotes.<p>Rachel Zoe isn't just Hollywood's go-to stylist, a designer in her own right, and one of fashion's biggest tastemakers—she also happens to be one of the most quotable people in the industry. In honor of her birthday on …

The Power of Waze's Real-Time Traffic Info Is Coming to Google Maps

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Maps has had real-time traffic data from third-party providers like TomTom for awhile, but …

Creative Fashion Illustrations Made with Leaves

<i>Fashion in Leaf</i> is the latest creative endeavor by Malaysian artist Tang Chiew Ling, who is no stranger to mixing mediums and working with leaves, that features a number of “dresses” depicted with carefully placed foliage. The series combines her minimal illustrations with a variety of the organic …

Nine Signs You're a Female Peter Pan

<i>I talk to women for a living</i>. It's pretty much what I do with my day. I start my morning by talking to some or all of my 70 girlfriends. And when I'm done talking to them, I strike up conversations with other people's girlfriends -- at Starbucks, on cruise ships, in the toothpaste aisle at Target, …