Mike Forno

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5 helpful ideas that will make your garden gorgeous

If you've learned anything while browsing through homify, it's that practicality and functionality go hand-in-hand with beauty and not all projects …

Landscaping

The Velo Chair Uses A Single Piece Of Bent Wood As The Backrest

When designers are thinking about creating furniture pieces or other objects, they often look around them for inspiration, and they never know when …

Articles about 17 modern bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...<p>Jaime Hayon's new vessel for Fritz Hansen reimagines an ancient flower-arranging technique.<p>Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's …

Architecture

26 incredible waterfalls to visit in your lifetime

Some cascade lightly into trickling streams while others harness a speed and height that is simply mesmerizing.<p>We've put together a collection of 26 waterfalls from around the world that provide travelers with surreal scenery, incredible size, or unique shapes that won't be found anywhere else.<p>From …

Articles about why your next prefab may be world famous designer on Dwell.com - Dwell

Revolution, a new design platform that commissions the likes of Daniel Libeskind and Ron Arad to build collectible,...<p>From Southwest-inspired residences to traditional log cabins, these prefab companies in Arizona can create the dwelling of your...<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, …

Prefab Homes

The 17 best US cities for people who really like to eat

Food- and drink-rating site Zagat asked editors around the country to make a case for the US city they believe had the biggest year in food. The editors looked at new openings, award-recognition, and national media attention to determine which cities had the most victorious years. The final list …

James Beard

2015 in Review: Design Entrepreneurs are Killing It

Learn from what hit the mark in 2015, and realize your own design dreams in 2016!<p>Of all designers, industrial designers are perhaps best suited to …

Articles about new shipping container apartments bring market rate rent downtown phoenix on Dwell.com - Dwell

Containers on Grand puts Phoenix in the vanguard of shipping container rental housing.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>While in New York City last month, I spent a night at the new W New York hotel, …

Housing

This award winning garden design uses concrete pipes to create seating, a water feature, and a fire pit

Alison Douglas has designed “Pipe Dream,” the winning entry in the Boutique Garden category, at the 2015 Melbourne International Flower And Garden …

Grant Thompson's Insane 'Solar Scorcher'

Today is Thanksgiving here in the U.S., when we all give thanks that the heavens have provided us with the Kardashians, a bitterly bifurcated …

Articles about super smart super green prefab may be future suburban living on Dwell.com - Dwell

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.<p>Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House …

Prefab Homes

Nostalgic Lighting Inspired by the Battersea Power Station in London

Colin Patrick Dinley had a very specific image in mind when he designed the Battersea lighting series for Italian company Toscot: the electrical …

Gift Guide 2015: Charitable Gifts

After surviving a life-threatening illness, former Reebok designer Todd Saggese quit his day job, and along with lifelong friend T.J. Ennion, …

The Design Benefits of Sunken Conversation Pits

I sink I have a solution<p>In 1957, architect Eero Saarinen completed his design for the Mid-Century Modern Miller House. Commissioned by the …

America’s Best Apple Pies

Unlike cakes and fancy pastries, pie generally doesn’t have dazzling looks to fall back on: Perfection lies in the taste and texture of the filling …

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DIY Barn Doors for Every Style

If you don't live in a classic farmhouse but love the look of barn doors, these five DIY barn door projects are just the thing to help you achieve …

Make a Fully Functional Hobby Rocket Out of Household Items

If you’re looking for something fun to work on over the weekend, this homemade rocket build is made mostly from household items and is super cheap to …

Lego Meets Lack | Centsational Style

Fellow parents, I have been to hell and back and it’s not a happy place. It’s what is known as Operation Lego Organization and it is torturous but I …

Here's the dirt on a prefabricated plastic earth sheltered home design you can buy off the shelf

No, this isn't Hobbiton or a scene from Teletubbies. It's a rendering of a community of earth-sheltered houses built from a new prefab building …

Off-grid

Diples

A traditional dessert, directly connected to the Christmas feast. In most regions of the Peloponnese, of course, they make it all year round, on …

Eggs

Oddball machine makes 'analog' techno music with vinyl records

Many techno DJs are used to playing music on vinyl, but creating it? That's another matter. However, Graham Dunning has found a wonderfully strange way to make that idea work. His Mechanical Techno device produces full-on dance tracks by driving several heavily modified records at once with a …

Landr's new Mac app makes your own music sound louder

Landr has emerged over the past year as a quick and easy way of making your own music match up to the loudness and impact of the tracks you hear on the radio. Previously only available via a Web interface, the service is now available as a Mac app.<p>Landr analyzes the music you upload and creates a …

MacBook

Using the Hell Out of a Corded Drill: How to Make a Ring Out of a Coin, When Safety is of No Concern

For those of you with access to a full shop—I'm looking at you, ID students—if I gave you a half-dollar coin and asked you to turn it into a wearable …

Leafs by Snoop

Designed by Pentagram | Country: United States<i>“Laid-back California cool inspires the branding for a line of marijuana-based products from hip-hop</i> …

Cannabis

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a …

San Francisco

Furniture that Hides

Disappearing tables and chairs, including a mirror table created by sorcery<p>I don't own many pieces of furniture due to the space they take up. And …

What Do Sommeliers Drink at Home?

Confession time: Many years ago, I attended a press event that took me through the cheese caves of Murray’s and ended at Ted Allen’s Chelsea home. His apartment was stunning, every inch so tastefully decorated that you would think <i>Architectural Digest</i> just wrapped up a photo shoot.<p>We were all …

Wine Cellars

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

Basically, these are the easiest slow cooker recipes in the world.<p>The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that …

Cooking

Watch as This Thanksgiving Turkey Bastes Itself

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …