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10 Song of the Summer Contenders From Daft Punk to Ciara (VIDEO)

At summer’s midway point, Kevin Fallon ranks this year’s contenders for the season’s biggest song.<p>Each year artists hustle to deliver the song of the …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Feast Your Eyes: Frozen Desserts

<i>Each week, we'll be scanning through recipes for exceptional photos from our community, and sharing our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: Luckily for us, these photos from Your Best Frozen Dessert were captured before melting away.</i><p>Today is officially the first day of summer, and looking through these photos of …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

20 Beautiful Bokeh Pictures

The term “bokeh” refers to blur or a blurry quality, and in photography it is a very recognizable technique. Using this effect in your photos can be …

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Grilled Chicken With Roasted Tomato And Oregano Salsa

Grilled Chicken With Roasted Tomato And Oregano Salsa from Self Magazine• 2 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil<br>• 2 cloves garlic, …

Recipes

Shrimp Scampi With Pasta, Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes And Olives

Shrimp Scampi With Pasta, Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes And Olives from Self Magazine• 2 oz whole-grain angel-hair pasta (of an 8 oz. box)<br>• 2 teaspoons extra …

Recipes

Foodily Blog

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There is nothing more beautiful than black, white and grey. These stunning photos by Swedish photographer Jenny Grimsgärd are proof.

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I seem to have a black and white and Swedish photographer theme going on today. This time it’s a visual spectacle at the hands of Helén Pe. So lovely.

A FINNISH HOME WITH AN INDUSTRIAL TOUCH | THE STYLE FILES

The Housing Fair Finland 2013 is the largest housing and living event in Finland. This fair provides the opportunity to visit and admire different …

Minimalist Design – Living In Style As A Bachelor

Bachelor pads, in general, tend to lack style. They are very simple spaces as men tend to think only about the bare necessities. However, there’s …

Interior Design

Minimalist White Kitchen With A Summer Feel

We’ve already told you about summer kitchens in yellow and green and here’s one more idea of a modern kitchen design for this hot summer. The kitchen …

Kitchens

Living Space

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I’ve got a Brazilian architect to share with you today. Luciano Dalla Marta went above and beyond with this spectacular residence (condo I think) fit …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2011/07/09/enclave-house-in-melbourne-by-bkk-architects/ Enclave House in Melbourne by BKK Architects

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/27/jkc2-house-by-ongong/ JKC2 House by ONG&ONG

http://www.homedsgn.com/2011/10/31/ultimate-retreat-desination-ayada-maldives-resort/ Ultimate Retreat Destination: Ayada Maldives Resort

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/07/11/walloon-lake-house-by-dudzik-studios/ Walloon Lake House by DUDZIK Studios

Home Tour: Inside a renovated Harlem brownstone. http://elld.cr/6032ZuvE

Articles about mountainside vacation home skiathos greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Vacation Homes

http://www.homedsgn.com/2011/09/13/spectacular-penthouse-in-chelsea/ Spectacular Penthouse in Chelsea

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/06/armandale-house-by-jackson-clements-burrows/ Armandale House by Jackson Clements Burrows

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

Architecture

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/23/desert-palm-dubai/ Desert Palm Dubai