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The Ornate Mosaics and Colorful Tiles of Parisian Floors Shared Through Photographer Sebastian Erras’ Instagram Account | Colossal

<p>Photographer Sebastian Erras‘s Paris-based project has only one perspective—down. This vantage however, never fails to delight as it is captures the …

Interior Design

Cool, Comfy, Contemporary

Akami chairs are some of the most reliable, comfortable and stackable chairs in the Gaber collection. They’re as ergonomic and stylish as they are …

Design

Kiev Penthouse with A Living Wall + Amazing View

For a bachelor in Kiev, Ukraine, Olga Akulova designed this condo on the 30th floor as an investment property as the young man also lives in Latvia …

Articles about 5 creative uses ladders modern spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...<p>Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.<p>It's never too early to instill a good sense of design into your kids.<p>It’s been …

The World’s Thinnest Smartphone Amplifier

Any smart smartphone user knows that placing your phones speaker near a wall will give a little boost to your tunes. The “tone” amplifier works in …

Industrial Design

Articles about 5 modern homes striking green roofs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>It’s been …

How Spotify is Perfecting Music Curation

Pandora, Rdio, Apple and Tidal all offer their own versions of music curation, but one service, Spotify, seems to have cracked the code. The streaming service’s popular Discover Weekly feature has found a way to spot tracks that users will actually enjoy, without remaining too safe or straying too …

Articles about 5 new york city houses we love 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 series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand …

Life is Fantastic Tea Towel

Bouncing from endearingly odd to throwing around wildly positive vibes, Scotland-based David Shrigley never disappoints. Made in collaboration with Melbourne shop Third Drawer Down, this 100% linen "Life is Fantastic" dish towel is a cheerful (perhaps at times delightfully delusional) reminder that …

Global Lighting Launches Stunning New Collection

Global Lighting is introducing a new collection of lighting from manufacturing company Karman, that has been designed by a diverse group of Italian …

A Minimal, Modular Shelving System by Ben Couture

It’s hard to find a shelving unit that works for more than one situation, but Ben Couture, of Jardine Couture, designed a modular shelving system …

Furniture

Articles about modern-classic-grethe-meyer’s-gm-pendants on Dwell.com - Dwell

Stockholm-based electronics company Teenage Engineering designs and manufactures synthesizers and audio products that, at their...<p>Flying high in the air with the greatest of ease or low over a table to accent your meal, a pendant illuminates the room like no...<p>Now that the Los Angeles Dodgers have …

Designer Hides Ceramic Sculptures Around London for a Public "Fox" Hunt

Release the hounds, it’s fox hunting season in England. Finnish designer Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä aims to challenge public perception of the urban environment by scattering 60 ceramic foxes throughout London for her <i>Wild in the City</i>project, as part of the London Design Festival. The artist designs her …

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The World Is About to Face a Coffee Shortage

Caffeine addicts, prepare yourselves.<p>Caffeine addicts, get ready to pay a little more for your cappuccino soon. Bloomberg reports that there's a very real threat of a coffee shortage in the coming years.<p>There are multiple reasons why coffee beans are under threat. One is that more people around the …

Coffee

A Journey Through Time and Space at Dior

Unexpected connections yield new visions at Raf Simons' "softly futuristic" collection for Dior.<p><b>PARIS, France —</b> “Softly, softly, softly futuristic.” …

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Gigi Hadid

This month, <b>Gigi Hadid</b> walked in shows in New York, Milan, and Paris, but the biggest story came out of her Instagram account. This past week, the 20-year-old model posted a lengthy Instagram in response to her body-shaming critics. “No, I don’t have the same body type as the other models in the …

Fashion Modeling

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Gigi Hadid’s Secret to a Guaranteed Good Hair Day

Between the disco curls at Diane von Furstenberg, bombshell manes at Versace, and slick power ponytails at Balmain, it’s safe to say that <b>Gigi Hadid</b>’s hair could use a day off from flatirons and teasing combs. Spotted in Paris yesterday, the model stepped out with slept-in waves that looked like she …

Meet French It Girl Ilona Smet—And Get Her Beauty Tips for Looking Like a Parisienne

There are girls with good genes, and then there’s <b>Ilona Smet</b>. The 20-year-old Central Saint Martins grad and aspiring actress has It-girl style in her DNA: Her grandmother, <b>Sylvie Vartan</b>, was an original Yé-Yé girl and rock icon whose platinum blonde locks, pop vocals, and wardrobe of Vuitton-esque …

How to Shop the Instagram Feeds of Your Favorite Fashion Bloggers

We’ve joined forces with some of our favorite fashion and lifestyle bloggers to bring their Instagram feeds to life.<p>For a limited time, you’ll be …

Social Media

17 Ways to Beat Crazy Fall Weather in Style

Getting out of bed in the morning is hard enough, but when doom and gloom is the predominate mood outside your window — don’t even get us started. Soggy duds, frizzy hair and running makeup are the first things that come to mind and make us contemplate crawling back under the covers and calling it …

A Beginner’s Guide to Vinyl Red Lips: Lessons From Backstage at Nina Ricci

What’s more French than a slick of red lipstick? At tonight’s Nina Ricci show, makeup artist <b>Aaron de Mey</b> supplied the answer by turning the volume up on the classic Gallic color using a high-shine finish that had a distinctively all-American reference point. “It’s Coca-Cola red,” he said of the …

Articles about ystudio brass mechanical pencil on Dwell.com - Dwell

A blank journal is an exciting journal.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>The broad services of design-build firm Marmol Radziner include an in-house metal shop, out of which comes handcrafted jewelry in...<p>A pair …

Articles about 7 small backyards cities on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Small is the new big, and people everywhere—here and abroad, in cities and off-the-grid—are …

Articles about 20 modern kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Uniqlo x Lemaire: The Complete Guide to Shopping the Minimalist's Dream Collab

Next up in fall's designer collab circuit is Uniqlo and Lemaire, out this Friday, October 2nd. The Japanese super retailer, which has stores here in the States on the East and West Coasts in addition to US e-commerce, worked with former Hermès designer Christophe Lemaire on an apparel collection …

apparel

Upgrade Yourself

I’m not a serious enough audiophile to explain all the tech wizardry inside this Phantom speaker. But I can tell you that the sound—and good looks—blew me away, as it likely did Kanye West and Karl Lagerfeld, who both ordered it.

What You Can Do On Sunday To Make Monday More Manageable

Hate Mondays? It’s likely because you just haven’t prepared enough. Here’s what to do this weekend to make next week better.<p>If you find yourself continually hitting the snooze button and struggling to focus on your work every Monday, you may be suffering from the Monday blues. Luckily, there are …

Time Management