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The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Handmade Modern Quilts from Louise Gray

While quilting may seem a like a bit of an archaic pastime, textile company Louise Gray is reimagining the art of quilting with their minimalist …

Skillet Roast Chicken with Fennel, Parsnips, and Scallions

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>A beautifully browned bird and seasonal vegetables cook in a single skillet for an effortless dinner. Swap in carrots, quartered onions, or tiny potatoes—anything goes.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken<p>Kosher …

The Hottest Bars in 15 U.S. Cities

From craft-beer destinations to swanky cocktail lounges, here are the hottest bars in 15 U.S. cities. Bottoms up!<p><b>Atlanta: The Southern Gentleman</b><p><b>Why it's hot:</b> The bartenders at this Buckhead Atlanta space (which shares a kitchen and management team with the neighboring Gypsy Kitchen) will tell you …

Pecan Monkey Bread

6 Servings<p>Infinitely better if made with an all-butter puff pastry; we like Dufour.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crème Anglaise<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>½ vanilla bean, halved lengthwise<p>2 large egg yolks<p>3 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>Monkey Bread and Assembly<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>½ cup pecans<p>½ cup …

The 10 Best Burgers in America

<i>By Abbey Chase</i><p>From In-N-Out and White Castle to menus from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Daniel Boulud, no food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger. Yet while there are many great burgers in bars and restaurants across the country, there's nothing quite …

Burgers

Expert Advice: 10 Ways to Live with Less from Zero Waste Home

When Bea Johnson, her husband, Scott, and their two children moved from a large house to a temporary apartment while they were looking for a new home …

8 Paint Colors That Will Make You Rethink White

The perfect white paint for every space.<p>The power of a white room is stunning—clean and crisp, the neutral palette adds a dose of instant chic to any home. With a never-ending array of undertones and finishes, finding the perfect white paint for your space can be a daunting task.<p>So what's the …

10 Easy Pieces: The Modern Monogram

Last month I was helping a friend compile her wedding registry when the topic of monogramming came up. To us, two women who prefer an understated …

DTI Logo

And here I thought my house had some pretty special architectural details. This Park Slope townhouse was designed by Tamara Eaton, and WOW how I am …

The Quick 411 on Soapstone Countertops

We’ve seen them on our favorite web sites, magazines and all over Pinterest. But, we’ve had no idea what they are, where they come from, how they’re …

Sleep Disrupters: 14 Upstart Mattress Companies

Every entrenched industry is getting a dose of disruption these days. And as fans of the little guy, we’re all for it.<p>Perhaps the biggest industry to …

7 Amazing Quizzes That Will Reveal Your Decorating Style

Defining your decor style can be difficult, which is why we’re turning to a #throwback for inspiration: Quizzes! These online quizzes will tell you everything you need to know about your personal style and how it relates to your home. From boho chic to minimal modern, each of these sites will …

Compact Living Cube Multi-Functional Furniture and Storage

Swiss designer Till Konneker of Ill Designs moved into his apartment studio only to discover it lacked storage space. Like a creative artist that he …

How To Build a Bookshelf with Hidden Doors: Custom Bookcases | Home And Decoration Tips

Every kid wants to be Batman. You get cool gadgets. You have a cool looking costume/armor. You even have the baddest car out there. But no Batman …

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Design

Elon Musk Unveils Tesla's Ambitious New Home Battery System

"Our goal here is to fundamentally change the way the world uses energy," Musk told reporters gathered in Hawthorne, California.<p>Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market.<p>The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park …

Why America's Greatest Artists Come to a Tiny Shop in Kansas City to Do Their Work

Printmaker Michael Sims never intended to open a business, but over more than three decades he's built Lawrence Lithography Workshop into a supplier for some of the country's most prominent art galleries and museums.<p><i>Editor's note: This tour of small businesses across the country highlights the</i> …

Museums

Articles about sustainability guided every decision town house remodel harlem on Dwell.com - Dwell

Actors David Alan Basche and Alysia Reiner rework their Harlem town house with an eco-sensibility and an eye for smarter spaces.<p>With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot …

Townhouses

CEO Paul Grangaard On The Allen Edmonds Turnaround: A Great American Comeback Story

How does a consumer brand and retailer come back from the brink of bankruptcy? How does a company wage the turnaround of a premium quality (and priced) line of predominantly business shoes during the Great Recession? And how, in particular, might an investment banker-turned shoe company CEO craft …

Customers

10-Minute Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi Get a Spring Makeover With Asparagus and Prosciutto

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A few weeks back I showed you that you can make fresh ricotta gnocchi in less time than it takes to boil a pot of water. It's absolutely the fastest fresh pasta recipe I know. With a little practice, I've gotten it down to under ten minutes (8 …

Best Weekend Bags Baggu Everlane Kith & Kin Kantha

(Image credit: Lo & Sons)<p><i>UPDATED with new bags:</i> Time to get away for a spring weekend and your weekend bag is your mobile home. It's got to be light, …

Clothing

Articles about 6-must-own-modern-furniture-pieces-made-america on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our October issue, Jens Risom’s granddaughter pays tribute to the maestro’s life and career.<p>I'm in the process of putting together a big story on American-made design for the October issue, and it's been quite a...<p>A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: …

American Cities

How to Make Our Best Buttermilk Pancakes

There's a skill to the perfect pancake. Here's how to master it.<p>We really like pancakes around here, and not just because they're a vehicle for butter and maple syrup. And while it's simple to open a box of pancake mix, we wanted to create a classic buttermilk pancake recipe so good and so easy …

The Architect Is In: A Brooklyn Brownstone Transformed, with Respect

When a young family happened upon a neoclassical 1910 Brooklyn brownstone in unusually good shape four years ago, they knew they had found something …

Mott & Bow Jeans

Most guys dread the thought of clothes shopping and dread the thought of having to try clothes on at a store even more. With Mott & Bow, you can say …

Poppy Pour-Over Coffee Machine

Artisanal coffee doesn't have to be a lot of work. The Poppy Pour-Over Coffee Machine makes it as simple as a normal coffee maker. It features a …

Below the Boat Wood Charts

Most of us have been out on the open water. Few of us know what lies beneath the surface. These bathymetric charts from Below the Boat are made from …

Seafloor

SnapPower Charger

USB wall outlets are nothing new — they've been around for some time. But they also require messing with your wiring. The SnapPower Charger does not. …