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Greening Cities with Snap-together DIY Farming Kits

AKER has designed a range of products to help people transform their yards, rooftops, balconies, and community gardens into areas for productive small-scale agriculture. The kits’ parts are CNC routed from high-quality, responsibly sourced plywood and take under an hour to assemble. If you live …

Ammo Liao's recyclable Bio-Knit trainers have uppers knitted from a single material

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Royal College of Art graduate Ammo Liao has created pairs of shoes with 3D-printed soles and uppers made entirely from a …

The fashion world’s King of Sex has been accused of using naked women to sell just about everything. Why not, says Tom Ford, and he’s all for male nudity, too<p>An invitation to an intimate dinner party with Tom Ford has caused more excitement among my male and female friends than almost anything else …

Fashion Shows

The Future of Town Halls Looks Kind of Like the Past: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.<p><i>Tweet us your favorites with #CityReads.</i><p>"A Glimpse Into the Future of City Halls?" Lars Eriksen, <i>T</i><i>he Guardian</i><p>Opulent clock towers, grand halls, building facades covered in splendour and stone. Looking at …

Urbanism

Cubitat from Urban Capital and Nichetto Studios is a compact home in a box.

Those on a quest to rethink small-space living build tiny houses, install pop-up rentals on vacant lots, and design portable 10-square-foot …

Eye Candy: Bazaar Editorials from the '90s

Click through to see the throwback images of Kate, Christy, Naomi and more of the ladies who dominated the pages of Bazaar.<p>Fashion sittings in the '90s ranged from utterly simplistic—minimalism was born in this era, after all—to the extremely bold and colorful, carrying over from the over-the-top …

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

Interior Design

Hampstead home by Stanton Williams designed to evoke "the spirit of a tree house"

London firm Stanton Williams has completed a house in leafy north London with a timber and stone exterior, green sedum roofs and an entrance that …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Clothing

Forget smart watches and glasses, smart clothing will be the hottest trend of 2015

Smartwatches and fitness bands are one of the hottest products of 2014. We’ve seen a dizzying array of watches from many major manufacturers, and …

Wearable Tech

The Concrete "Ecotone" Setre Marina Hotel

Located in Japan’s Moriyama City, Shiga Prefecture, the Setre Marina Hotel stands as monument to the beauty of concrete, overlooking Lake Biwa and …

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

Audrey Hepburn

Frank Gehry Is Right: 98% Of Architecture Today 'Has No Respect For Humanity'

At a press conference in Spain a few weeks ago, a journalist asked world-famous architect Frank Gehry what he would say to critics who accuse him “of practicing showy architecture.” Gehry, who was in town to receive a prestigious Princess of Asturias Award, responded by extending his middle finger. …

Panasonic Creates A Cool Sustainable City Near Tokyo

How to build a city that uses resources — water, fuel, electricity — efficiently presents a big challenge and opportunity for tech companies. Panasonic just inaugurated a town near Tokyo that is experimenting with sustainable designs, and it’s worth taking a look at what’s been done.<p>Called Fujisawa …

All The Details on the Hair & Makeup at the VS Fashion Show

The beauty tips, tools and tricks used to achieve that covetable VS bombshell look.<p>There are a few constants you can count on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show to deliver year after year: bras so expensive they require bodyguards, the most gorgeous girls in the game and a beauty look that is …

Watch How the World's Largest Solar Farms Get Built

Large-scale solar plants are monstrous construction projects, that cover hundreds or thousands of acres of land in photovoltaic goodness. This …

Renewable Energy

5 Things We Learned from Chanel

In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty moments that have become synonymous with the house of Chanel.<p>In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty …

Coco Chanel

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Cleaning

Neoclassicism | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

<b>The Classical Ideal</b><br>The second half of the eighteenth century in Europe saw the increasing influence of classical antiquity on artistic style and the …

A Complete History of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Prepare for this year's Shanghai extravaganza with a look back at the runway through the years.<p>The 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is headed to Shanghai this year, with the big event slated to air on CBS on Tuesday, November 28. The lingerie giant is collaborating with Balmain for the event and …

New York Style

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A New Bathroom With Vintage Charm

The room is new, but it feels lived-in.<p>The room is new, but it feels as if it's been there forever — in the best way.Produced by Samantha Emmerling and Carisha Swanson

Interior Design

Hakone – Japan’s Amazing Open Air Museum

Close to both Tokyo and Mount Fuji the small town of Hakone holds something of a revelation. However, unless you are from Japan, you may well not …

Get In Line: IKEA Is Reissuing Limited Editions Of Beloved Vintage Designs

IKEA's newest line brings back design favorites from the retailer's 70-year history<p><i>IKEA</i><p>Great news for vintage lovers: More than 70 years after its founding, IKEA is finally fulfilling all of your deepest desires. Earlier this year, they launched a limited edition collection called Ȧrgȧng, which …

3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers …

10 Simple Ways to Live Happy

Have you ever met anyone so happy it didn’t seem quite normal? Like, where are you getting all of those endorphins? We’re packed in the worst …

Pool, deck, eco-friendly: This is the typical Australian home

Australians are a society of fixers, builders, painters, remodellers. We are obsessed with home renovation and our pads.<p>In case you couldn't tell …