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Christo’s ‘Floating Piers’ Installation in Italy: Pictures

Italy

Virtual Reality Aimed At The Elderly Finds New Fans

Virginia Anderlini is 103 years old, and she is about to take her sixth trip into virtual reality.<p>In real life, she is sitting on the sofa in the bay window of her San Francisco assisted-living facility. Next to her, Dr. Sonya Kim gently tugs the straps that anchor the headset over Anderlini's eyes.<p>…

Virtual Reality

The Best Salted Caramel Brownies You'll Ever Have

When exactly did the world realize that sea salt makes every dessert 1,000 better? Ever since that lightbulb moment, sweet-and-salty desserts have …

Room Refresh

To My Shy Boy: It's Going to Be OK

Little boy, you broke my heart today.<p>We were at your very first classmate birthday party: a bouncy castle in the corner, cake and balloon plates …

Fourth of July

A Shingle-Style Home in Cambridge Gets a Modern Renovation

aamodt / plumb architects were hired to renovate a shingle-style home on Professors’ Row in Cambridge, Massachusetts where they were tasked with …

Home Improvement

Wacky Vacation Home Was Inspired By Tom And Jerry

Cat and mouse frenemies Tom and Jerry, of Looney Tunes fame, have inspired plenty of animators and comedians, but this is probably the first time they’ve inspired a Thai vacation home.<p>Architects from Thai design firm Onion imagined a home that Jerry, the ever-tormented mouse, might’ve liked to live …

Vacation Homes

Ad Campaign: Play it Smart

"Play it Smart" is an awesome ad campaign by Bonux, a laundry detergent company. Very creative way to create flags from hanging clothes. Check it out!<p>…

Leo Burnett

Small Space Solutions: How To Finally Clear Out the Clutter

(Image credit: Alexis Buryk)<p>Living in a small space is a little bit like wearing a really tight pair of pants to dinner: you can still overindulge, …

Minimalism

10 Tips For Small Space Living

As we leave kitchen and bathroom month we'll be diving headfirst into our 5th Annual Smallest Coolest Contest and a month full of inspiration and …

Small Spaces

Banish Boring Rooms: 11 Fun Decor Detail Ideas to Steal

(Image credit: Design Love Fest)<p>We truly believe a happy, healthy, beautiful home is a source of confidence and joy in people's lives. But just …

Home Decorating

learni.st

5 Impressive IKEA Hacks

These Ikea hacks run the gamut from simple upgrades to complete rehauls, but they're all inventive, with amazing results. If you're looking for a new …

Hacking

From Wall to Wow: 65+ DIY Projects to Spice Up a Boring Wall

(Image credit: Vintage Revivals)<p>A blank (or boring) wall can stick out like a sore thumb in your home. But what to do? Paint it an accent color? …

Wall Art

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Slate-ish

You’re probably thinking that those are stone tiles above, but, surprise, those tiles are made from recycled and reclaimed sources of paper-laminate. …

Are You Over White Subway Tiles Yet?

Bold geometric tile is making its way into kitchens.<p>Interior design by Juniper Tedhams. Photo by Alexandra Rowely.<p>The latest trend in flooring is tiles that feature beautiful linking patterns. They create a stunning focal point whilst channelling the exotic style of warmer climates into your home. …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking

Showcase – Handmade Fonts from Latinotype

Showcase – Handmade Typefaces.<p><b>Showcase</b> is a set of handmade fonts designed in 2014 by Daniel Hernandez and Paula Nazal (Font Foundry: Latinotype). …

Sochi 2014: 10 motion blur shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

Using a slow shutter-speed to suggest motion is a common technique, but it’s a good one. Here are 10 shots from the Games which have made the most of motion blur<p>• Check out our gallery of the 10 best Olympic goalmouth scrambles

Released By Love: A Behind The Scenes Look at a Unique Engagement Concept

Simeon Quarrie of Vivida is back at it again, giving us a behind the scenes look at yet another of his equal parts intricate and subtle pre-wedding …

DIY Leather Drawer Pulls

Julia and I spent what felt like 10 <i>years</i> in Ikea over the holiday break, so I’ve had furniture and hardware on my mind for a while now. What I love …

Storing the Boob Tube: 10 TV Solutions From Our House Tours

It's time to revisit one of our classic decorating dilemmas: televisions. It's gotten easier over the years with flat-screened models, but the …

Televisions

21 Foods We Hate for No Particular Reason

21 foods and ingredients we absolutely can't stand, from spaghetti to shrimp<p>Everyone has a food they just don't like. Yes, even <i>Bon Appétit</i> editors sometimes can't look past their inexplicable hatred of some things, be they benign eggplant, a harmless (if not tacky) tropical fruit, or—believe it or …

Time I

Underwater Project Helps Cancer Survivors Rediscover Their Beauty

<b>Nicki Curns Kominek, Hodgkin's Disease Survivor</b><p>San Francisco-based photographer Erena Shimoda combined her love of scuba diving and photography with the therapeutic properties of water for cancer patients in a beautiful portrait project known as <i>Underwater Healer – About Face</i>. By launching an …

Cancer

Ceramica Botanica

While simple off-white ceramic dinnerware is our go-to for setting the table—sometimes a pop of color in the dining room is just the ticket. San Antonio native Susan Rodriguez has been working as a ceramicist for over 20 years, after graduating from Texas State University in both design and …

Design

Gift Guide: For the Fantastic Man

OK, so he’s more style-conscious than you are. What to do on the gift-giving front? Here’s our roundup of presents for the sartorialist in your …

Behind the Scenes: 5 Design Lessons from Julianne Moore

On a sunny morning last spring, our team–including photographer Matthew Williams, Francesca Connolly (carrying great bundles of leafy branches), and …