Kristina Young

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Can meditation bring relief to sleepy seniors?

Half of adults older than 55 have trouble getting to or staying asleep. Researchers were surprised to discover the best way for them to get some much …

The Beginner's Guide to Letting Go and Becoming Enlightened Through Non-Attachment

Noir and horror for your kindergartner

Caldecott winner Jon Klassen, is one of the most respected and beloved contemporary children's book authors and illustrators. Kids love him—and …

Eight Books Every Spiritual Seeker Should Read

“You want weapons? Go to a library. Books are the best weapons in the world.” ~ Doctor Who<p>We all know about the big spiritual doctrines: The Bible, …

Spirituality

23 Mind Bending Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

<b>[Huckleberry Fine Art]</b> Artist Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada in 1959. During his childhood, he developed an interest in drawing from …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

74 Smart Ways to Make Healthier Pizza (That Still Tastes Amazing)

These days, Dominos just <i>doesn’t</i> cut it. We created this epic list of all the healthiest pizza fixings so you can build exactly what you (and your …

Healthy Eating

Study: Only Work Through Lunch If It's Your Choice

Employees are less fatigued if they choose to eat a desk lunch than if they feel pressured to.<p><b>Problem:</b> I’m working on this story while eating my lunch. Though I guess whether that’s really a problem depends on your perspective, which is the issue that researchers dedicated 42 pages to in a study …

8 Healthy Bring-to-Work Lunch Ideas

Buying a healthy lunch every day can get pricey. These healthy, gluten-free lunch ideas are easy to prepare ahead and take to work the next day. Here are our favorite boredom-proof...

32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

24 Recipes for Artichokes, Both Fresh and Jarred

From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 24 ways to use artichokes (both fresh and jarred) in all their glory.<p>We're big fans of fresh artichokes, but are happy to admit that the jarred version can sometimes be just as great. From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 11 ways to use …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

Top 10

Articles about tiny studio cabin hinterland design on Dwell.com - Dwell

It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple …

Northern Lights

Articles about 6 small kitchens big style on Dwell.com - Dwell

The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this Sunday.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and …

Kitchens

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Outdoors

Articles about 10 perfect pieces small space living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed …

Articles about storage smart renovation new york city on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.<p>With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...<p>With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team …

New York City

Articles about kitchen and bath trend nature on Dwell.com - Dwell

The most intensely used rooms in the house depend on good plumbing, ventilation, and electrical systems, and contain the highest...<p>For the rooms we agonize over most, Dwell presents a timely focus on velvety matte-black finishes and space-saving fixtures and...<p>2017 is promising to be an exciting …

Art Deco

Articles about maisonobjet 2014 part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape …

Fabrication

Wildlight - Twirl Me (Invisible Light Project Remix)

Photographer Takes Arresting Tintype Portraits of Random Visitors

Using a 19th century photography process called wet-plate collodion, Michael Shindler creates arresting tintype portraits of anyone who happens to wander into his studio <i>Photobooth</i>. Located on Valencia Street in San Francisco, Photobooth is the world's only tintype portrait studio. About his open …

Photography

Playfully Adorable Illustrations That Will Make You Smile

Kuala Lampur, Malaysia-based artist Lim Heng Swee loves to doodle. With a bright attitude towards life, he creates adorable illustrations that are playfully paired with funny phrases and word puns. He brings ordinary objects like sheets of paper, pieces of fruit, and pairs of pants alive with …

Cute

Playful Font Transforms Words into Adorable Cat Poses

We've seen typography inspired by architecture and butterflies, formed with ice, and even carved out of various foods. Now, cat lovers will just adore the Japanese website Nekofont, which provides lettering created entirely from cats.<p>The two models for the font, male cat Raizo and female cat Mondo, …

Typography

High School Student’s Selfies Imitate All 44 US Presidents

<b>Abraham Lincoln</b><p>Instead of simply studying American history from a textbook, high school student Chaz Rorick decided to impersonate the U.S. Presidents by craftily mimicking everything from their attire and facial hair to their expressive poses in any given image. The Rochestor, NY-based teen's …