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You'll have never seen a house like this one before! (with floor plans)

We love finding exciting and innovative new architecture to show you and today, we might have found the most unusual example of a luxury family home, …

Outdoor Spaces

5 Dutch Experiences you simply cannot miss in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful, almost chocolately, city full of waterways, history, and culture. Old and new come together to share the space as natural …

European Travel

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

The 45 Best Living Room Ideas for Every Style

Luxe and layered, these living spaces are the unique design inspo you need.<p>These exceptional living spaces bring a bounty of personality and panache to the homes they occupy. Living rooms are where friends and family gather and memories are made, and we believe in giving those memories a beautiful …

Interior Design

Why Being Warm Is Better Than Just Being Polite

Part of making real, meaningful connections with others is making them feel welcome, which includes being polite. But, the real key is being warm, …

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Creating the Perfect Room for Sleep

Getting a good night’s rest can be harder than you think. Everything from every day stresses to the very rooms in which we try to sleep can keep us …

Dramatic + Theatrical Christmas Wedding Inspiration

The inspiration for today’s beautiful styled shoot stemmed from a XVII century still nature, spotted by the stylist, Christina, as well as the …

Weddings

12 of the Most Over-the-Top Flower Arrangements We've Seen This Week

These arrangements from Preston Bailey's Designing with Flowers book are incredible and perfect for any fantasy wedding.<p><b>1. Life-size floral elephant.</b><p><b>2.</b> <b>All white everything.</b><p><b>3. Gigantic peach, purple, and pink centerpieces.</b><p><b>4. An orchid canopy.</b><p><b>5.</b> <b>White roses dripping with crystals.</b><p><b>6.</b> <b>An entire</b> …

13 Halloween Party Ideas That Are Both Sophisticated And Spooky

Take a hard pass on the fake spider webs and witch motifs.<p>'Tis the season of fake spider webs and all pumpkin everything. If you're in the mood to swap your usual dollar store Halloween party decor for something a <i>tad</i> more adult, we've compiled a guide for throwing a stunning Hallow's Eve soirée …

25 Fall Flowers and Plants for an Autumn Garden

Don't give up on pretty blooms just yet.<p>Yes, summer ended too soon, but that doesn't mean your yard is done for the year. Keep the color coming with these fall-bloom varieties. Plus, check out our favorite fall flower arrangements.

Ooh laa laa…. suspended wedding decor | photography by mynx studio

<b>Ooh laa laa…. suspended wedding decor</b> | photography by mynx studio

Love the color combo on this centerpiece design…

Love the color combo on this centerpiece design…

Floating Wedding Centerpiece

Floating Wedding Centerpiece

CERRO PELON RANCH | SANTA FE, USA | ARCHITECT TADAO ANDO

Tadao Ando, a Japanese born architect, is the only architect to have won the discipline's four most prestigious prizes.<p>He is known for the creative …

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

Buenos Aires

Happy Birthday Route 66 - 10 alternative road trips you could try this summer in celebration

This year the most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, celebrates its 90th anniversary. Sprawling across the USA, it truly is a life-changing experience for anyone who’s made the journey. But at 2,451 miles, most people don’t have the time to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles. We asked expert …

Hiking

The Horror Slowly Builds in This Short Film, Daddy's Girl

This short film opens quietly, with a pair of atmospheric shots that set up a magnificent, dark story. <i>Daddy’s Girl</i> is horror at its best: slow, …

Learn What Makes a Photograph 'Art' with The MoMA's New Photography Course

Don’t understand why Ansel Adam’s monochromatic landscapes are considered “art?” New York’s Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA) can get you up to speed. …

Watch This 45-Minute Documentary on the Making of Disney's Zootopia

The year is still relatively young, but one of the biggest surprises on the big screen has to be <i>Zootopia</i>. The early footage looked okay, but no one …

What to Do in Toronto

Take a tour of Canada's most diverse city, Toronto.

artisanal

What to wear to a job interview: fashion insiders share their secrets

An interview for a job is nerve-wracking enough without having to worry about what you're wearing. But a few wardrobe and grooming tweaks can give you the confidence to walk into an interview and introduce yourself in an assertive way. We grilled some fashion experts - and employees - for some …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p>The updated 2017 version of the best travel apps<p>Citymapper<p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a friend …

Apps

The Best Places to Spend Christmas

Even the greatest of grinches has to admit: These 19 cities, with their sparkle and cheer, can make the heart grow three sizes larger. Here, the best places to spend Christmas, from Cologne to Cape Town. This gallery was originally published in 2015. It has been updated with new information.<p>Cape …

European Travel

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Reed Flute Cave: Guilin, China<p>Sadly, magical fairy dust is not the secret behind Reed Flute Cave's glowing interior: Multi-colored lights have been …

National Parks

Comforting Chicken Soup Recipes

When winter, family gatherings, or under-the-weather blues call, comforting chicken soup recipes are always the answer. Chicken soup is a great go-to …

Cooking

Tokyo Noodle Shop Receives the First-Ever Michelin Star for Ramen

It's official. Tokyo has received more Michelin stars than any other city for nine years running.<p>The 2016 Michelin guide for Tokyo, now available, …

Japan

After more than 130 years of construction, Barcelona's most popular tourist attraction is finally almost done

"La Sagrada Família," a dramatic, imposing cathedral designed by Spanish architect Antoni Guadí, is easily Spain's most recognizable landmark, and it isn't even finished yet. Construction began on the church 133 years ago, in 1882, and it continues to this day.<p>Work crews recently began the final …

Barcelona