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Audi figured out how to make this iconic supercar even better

But after a decade of excellence, it was time for a successor.<p>How do you improve upon an icon? We've all heard of the sophomore slump or the disappointing sequel. After all, disasters such as "Jaws 2" or "Speed 2" happen way more often than an "Empire Strikes Back" or a "Dark Knight."<p>With the R8, …

Le Mans

A Light-Filled Family Home In Portugal

Architecture practice Raulino Silva Arquitecto created a minimal family home in the north of Portugal near the city of Vila do Conde.Read more

Portugal

Magnificent Concrete Retreat in Brazil

Sao Paulo-based architecture studio MK27 is behind the construction of the paradisiac villa “Casa Branca”, which design is inspired by Brazilian …

Architecture

New wall-mounted furniture suits people and their cats

Designers in Taiwan have created a whole set of custom furniture to accommodate the needs of a family's cat. Thinking Design's stylish new pieces …

A new home designed for a young family in Melbourne

Vibe Design Group have recently completed their latest project, a new home for a young family in Melbourne, Australia.<p>A window at the front of the …

Articles about warm wood floors done right on Dwell.com - Dwell

Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.<p>An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, Oregon.<p>If you're a Skype, Vonage or some other manner of VoIP user, Hulger has a ligneous treat for you.<p>The …

Built Environment

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

I built a Ferrari F40 Lego set, and no, I will not apologize

Three weeks ago, I walked into the always-crowded Lego Store straddling Manhattan's Madison Square Park. I was alone and I was on a mission, so I sort of chameleoned into "dad casually shopping for his young child's birthday" mode. It was a misguided effort to blend in amongst the tourist families …

Articles about family builds their dream modern home overlooking georgian bay on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>The vacation location of choice of the …

Architecture

Articles about couple rescues and expands neglected 1939 art moderne stunner on Dwell.com - Dwell

Pierre Wetzel: The Last Fall A new French site has entered the affordable art marketplace selling limited edition prints from...<p>Paris firm h2o Architectes recently completed the renovation of an art house cinema, which includes an ingenious puzzle-like...<p>A former St. John’s Ambulance Station East …

Architecture

10 Supercars You Can Buy for Under $50k

You don’t have to spend a mint to get some of the fastest and most beautiful cars ever produced. If you’re willing to put the effort into finding the …

This 4K timelapse Is Covering The Entire North America, And its Amazing

I wish I could use EPIC in the title, but we have been getting some comments that the ‘E’ word is being overused. That said, this time lapse really …

Ferrari 250 LM

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Ferrari<br>• Le Mans<br>• Luxury<br>• Racing<p>The Ferrari 250 LM was one of Enzo Ferrari’s first dalliances with mid-engine configured …

Le Mans

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Books

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Design

The epic North American road trip you should take before you die

True adventurers go as far as humanly possible and "do America" from corner to corner—Alaska included, requiring a very (very very) long leg through Canada.<p>If you're feeling the pull of the open road, here's how you take advantage of the lowest gas prices in five years and kick asphalt from …

Hiking

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Articles about five-best-audio-products-market-today on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative imagination is a key ingredient in timeless, luxury designs.<p>Here at Dwell, we love music.<p>With its community market initiative, PPS reinvents the public square on the international scale.<p>Although we shouldn’t admit it, the Dwell reception area doesn’t always resemble the best of modern …

San Francisco

Articles about homeowner uses smart technology manage his napa property anywhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.<p>A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.<p>A start-up wants you to ditch your Brita for good.<p>We asked an early adopter to tell us what her top devices …

Yale School of Management

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

Elizabeth Holmes

Here are 10 of the Best Sounding Cars of All Time

Prepare your ears.<p>With so many cars piping artificial sound into the cabins these days, it's easy to forget that once upon a time cars were revered for the way their engine notes would make you weak in the knees and make your heart flutter.<p>These cars can still do that, because they sound like cars …

Articles about how do material rich bathroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.<p>When getting ready to host overnight guests, we tend to focus on washing the Bedding, jazzing up the spare room and fully...<p>When it comes to interior design, we don't always see eye to eye with our …

Transparent Residence Beautifully Surrounded by Gardens: Woollahra House in Sydney

The <b>Woollahra House</b> by <b>Tzannes Associates</b> is located in a compact urban site in Sydney, Australia. Surrounded by gardens on all sides, the residence is …

Architecture

2B.group Design An Apartment Interior For A Family Of Two And A Dog

Design firm 2B.group have sent us some images of a contemporary apartment renovation they designed for a couple and their dog in Kiev, Ukraine.<p>The …

83 Things Every Man Should Do Before He Dies

Experiences, endeavors, opportunities, journeys, and fantastically bad ideas you might want to give an honest try.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Apologize.</b> Now, <i>apologize</i> isn't a thing you'll find on most life lists. But then, most life lists require you to exit your life, or your good sense, to execute the list items—parachute …

A Beginner’s Guide to Speakers

Where Physics Meets the Showroom<p>What you think you know about speakers is really just a stereotype. That image of the little black box floating in …

Audiophile

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26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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