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Photo of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Green Add-Ons

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.

@vimob shared a series of images of their eponymous modular home, designed by Colombia's ColectivoCreativo. To lessen its impact on the environment, the diminutive prefab can be …

Sustainable Design

20 entrepreneurs share the advice that made them successful

Regardless of how we define it, success can feel like a fleeting and often elusive target. It takes confidence, passion, and drive to accomplish your goals and to recognize success when you've achieved it.

Here's how 20 influential executives and entrepreneurs describe the key to their success.


A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

This this eco-friendly forest retreat, designed and built by father-son architectural duo Bill and Daniel Yudchitz, wasn't their first foray into small space architecture. Back in the winter of 2009/10, the Yudchitzes built this 325 square-foot retreat: the Experimental Dwelling for a Greener …

[Slideshow] How Mobile Killed the Desktop: 33 Stats that Tell a Story

It’s no secret: mobile Internet traffic is growing, the number of folks who own mobile devices is growing, and more and more online consumers are …

This Guy Might Have Made the Biggest Scientific Findings of the Century

On a sunny afternoon, at a bustling cafe less than a mile from Stanford University’s campus, near Palo Alto, and more than 5,000 miles from his home, …

Violins, Trash and Calculus: 6 Paths To Better College-Entry Essays

What delights college admissions officers as they read high-school students’ application essays? What’s a total turn-off? Six experts weighed in on the subject yesterday at the annual convention of college admissions counselors. The most memorable insights touched on everything from violins to …


Millennials and Real Estate

Depending on who you ask, I may or may not be a Millennial (Pew includes birth years 1980-2000), however other institutions cut me off by a couple …

2015 Real Estate Website Rankings

How did we come up with the rankings.

The 2015 REAL Trends Real Estate Website Rankings submissions were collected and analyzed between April and July …

This Tiny House Comes Shipped to You in a Box

And then you can even pack it up again, if you've got the travel bug.

If you've got perpetual wanderlust, the POD-iDladla could be your perfect home. Designed by South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, this simple, portable house packs up into a 24-square-meter "pod" and ships from place to …

Tiny House Movement

Could You Live in A 186-Square-Foot Prefab, Flat-Pack Cabin?

All photos courtesy of POD-Idlala via Inhabitat.

You read that right. Because we here at Curbed love all things well-designed, tiny, sustainable, and …

Prefab Homes

House of the Week: Comfortable Home Made of Two Shipping Containers

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

Readers were drawn to this shipping container home in San Jose, Costa Rica. Architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe cleverly transformed two austere, 40-foot-long …

Playfully Quirky Cabins Are Tiny Homes with Big Personalities

Fourth generation wood-working artisan Dan Pauly transforms reclaimed wood into diminutive cabins that look like they're straight out of a fairy tale. Whether it's a sauna, outhouse, shed, or actual home, the craftsman is able to create structures that are reminiscent of a Tim Burton film—offering …


How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …


Pocketing Cash: A Simple Guide To Making A Few Extra Bucks Kindle Edition

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on …

Inman announces 2015 Innovator Award candidates | Inman

Each year, Inman scans the universe of real estate companies, technology firms, individual innovators, successful agents, forward-thinking brokers, …


30 business books every professional should read before turning 30

There’s always a significant adjustment to make when transitioning from school to the workforce, with the sudden realization that no matter how smart …

Egg-shaped home powered by sunlight and wind lets you live anywhere

(CNN)The sleek, egg-shaped capsule resembles a spaceship, complete with antennae and a layer of futuristic cells.

But the striking design from Slovakian group Nice Architects represents a creative effort to offer housing solutions for this planet. The 'Ecocapsule' is a mini apartment with all the …

Energy Efficiency

Adorable Animated Mice Explain Meditation in 2 Minutes

Looking for a meditation instruction video that is both informative and adorable?Well look no further, because Dan Harris and Happify have teamed up …


F*ck That: An Honest Meditation

6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity

A life hack is defined as a strategy or technique to more efficiently manage one’s time and daily activities.

After I quickly shook off the shock of being sentenced to two to five years in prison for a bar fight that took place seven years prior, I proactively made the decision to make my time …


19 converted homes that will put your traditional bungalow to shame

Proof that purpose-built isn’t always best.

This warehouse turned single-family home in London.

Located in the city’s Shoreditch neighbourhood.

And this …

Self-Help: Self Actualization

by Matthew Okeke

Self-Help: Self Actualization - Maslow Self Actualization.

I recommended inspired action and auto suggestion practice instead of hard …

50 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life.

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each …


Top 15 Websites to Find Free Images For Your Content Marketing

Finding an online library stocked with pictures that are of high quality and available to use for free can be a daunting task. All the effort you are …

Content Marketing

Inside a counterfeit Facebook farm

EVERY MORNING, KIM Casipong strolls past barbed wire, six dogs, and a watchman in order to get to her job in a pink apartment building high above the …


Frank Sinatra's Coachella Valley Estate Is Available for $3.95 Million

The Coachella Valley hideaway was custom-built for Ol' Blue Eyes himself.

The Rat Pack threw some of the greatest parties around, so it's no surprise that when Frank Sinatra designed his hideaway in the mountains of the Coachella Valley, space to entertain was a top priority.

The five-acre property, …

Frank Sinatra

The hipster is dead, and you might not like who comes next

What do we call me? I’m a 26-year-old writer who lives in a gentrifying neighborhood in Brooklyn. I’m a straight white man with a single-speed bike and a mustache. I studied liberal arts in college, and I have ideas about stuff, you guys.

Millennial? Hipster? Yuppie? All of these, or none? We don’t …