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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Box

By my count, I brought along some 40 pieces of gear on my last weekend camping trip, approximately zero of which I owned the week before. That’s 38 more pieces of shiny new outdoor equipment than I acquired the entire year prior, assuming you count both my skis separately.<p>It’s not that I’m a …

Kids Crafts

Clinton and Sanders duel on Wall Street and healthcare in Democratic debate

Record on gun control, especially ‘Charleston loophole’, hurts Sanders Contest of pragmatism v idealism sees Clinton put on defensive<p>What we learned from the fourth Democratic primary debate<p>Growing tensions over the future of the Democratic party erupted at its fourth presidential debate on Sunday, …

Middle-class

Outbuilding of the Week: Cabin in the Woods by Bernd Riegger Architektur

Call it library style. A small open-air hut built for a children’s outdoor education program has a facade of empty bookshelves, designed to provide …

Articles about 5 home office design ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>With more and more people beginning to telecommute and work remotely from home, the home office is getting more attention than...<p>On a daily basis, we feature homes that stand …

Home Offices

What Is The Role Of Hand Drawing In Today's Architecture?

<b>Update:</b> <i>We have now published our follow-up article of readers' responses - see it here.</i><p>Historically, the ability to draw by hand - both to create …

Drawing

What are These Giant Concrete Arrows Across the American Landscape?

Backpacking through Europe in my 20s, my sense of direction served me well—until I hit the cities with the truly medieval street plans. So in …

World War II

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Izzy’s Ice Cream Kitchen & Retail Shop / Salmela Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Izzy’s is the quintessential neighborhood mom and pop ice cream store. Jeff Sommers and Lara Hammel quit …

How To Arrange Furniture In Studio Apartment?

<b>Q:</b> I just rented a small studio apartment and I have no idea how to organize/decorate in a way that will maximize the space. How should I layout my …

Living Rooms
Architecture

Articles about 7 small homes japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his …

São Paulo

iOS Dominating in Enterprise Mobile Apps, Apparently iPads Not Just for ‘Play’

The latest report from Good Technology on mobility in the enterprise shows that iOS is clearly the dominant platform – in terms of device activations and even more so in terms of mobile apps usage and development. Good’s client base includes major government agencies and 50 of the Fortune 100.<p>As …

Apps

Lego Minifigure history printed in inch-high book

To celebrate the Lego Minifigure's 35th anniversary, DK Books has crafted a tiny version of its new commemorative Lego book. Created with a keen sense for detail, the book contains the same content as the full-sized version, and is also able to be gripped in any Minifigure's claw-like hands. The …

Kickstarting: A Sketchbook Designed For Architects, By Architects

A:LOG is a tool that allows for more design time.<p>Last fall, architect-designer Michael Graves lamented the current state of architecture in an op-ed for the <i>New York Times</i>. Contemporary architects, he wrote, seem all too willing to realize the “death of drawing” in favor of the unlimited operations …

Architecture

Infographic: A Beautiful Cheat Sheet For Two Dozen Espresso-Based Drinks

<i>Ugh</i>. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. The variety is daunting. The differences are minute. This graphic should at least help with one subsection of the …

Coffee

Is This The Weirdest Possible Way To Eat McDonald's?

What happens when you put a Big Mac, french fries, and Chicken McNuggets in a rice cooker? It's a take on a classic Japanese rice dish called Takikomi Gohan — and it looks delicious.

CoreToon: Acceptable Design Projects

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