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Find Yourself in Paradise at These 10 Modern Rentals in the Caribbean

With Spring Break on our mind, we’ve gathered 10 spectacular properties that you can actually rent in the Caribbean.<p>Casa Solaris Off the Coast of Puerto Rico<p>Architect John Hix—who worked under renowned American architect and concrete aficionado Louis Kahn—went as green as possible to preserve this …

The Suit Brands Dominating Today’s Sartorial Game

If you're the corporate buck, you live and breathe men's suits. And, if you're the sartorial schmuck, it's likely that a suave suit is essential …

This Year’s Need-to-Know Men’s Brands for the Everyman

For the last two weeks, <i>The Manual</i> has been in New York City attending the men’s trade shows and Fashion Week.<p>Over this sartorially saturated …

A Craftsman-Style Bungalow is Turned Inside Out

A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.<p>On paper, the overhaul of Steve and Colleen Nusinow’s 2,000-square-foot Craftsman-style bungalow in Redondo Beach, California, is a classic empty-nest story: The kids move out, the parents treat themselves to a …

Loo & Improved

When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug, principals of Butz + Klug Architecture, began renovating the master bathroom of a nearly 120-year-old home in Brookline, Massachusetts, they made “all sorts of horrible discoveries,” Klug recalls. The floors were completely rotted, the structural elements had been …

Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture

A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room

Given a fantastic site bordering the Hyblaean Mountains of Southern Sicily, Italian architect Fabrizio Foti imagined this villa, titled Casa M_P, as a bold landmark within a bucolic landscape that stays true to its regional heritage.<p>Composed of three "bodies" arranged to make a central courtyard, …

Living Rooms

Top Renovation Tips from the Pages of Dwell

A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look.<p>For historically protected structures, move the party to the back.<p>A family in Hamburg, Germany, turned a kitschy turn-of-the-century villa into a high-design home with a few exterior...<p>Use your imagination.<p>Though the kitchen fits in with its period …

Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme

Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.<p>When they were hired to renovate a Victorian in San Francisco’s Noe Valley, designers Lauren Geremia and Emily Ord first looked at the existing materials. Presented with a concrete floor in the bathroom, they sought ways …

A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room

The architect calls the house a “contemporary interpretation of the traditional Hyblaean villa.” Both the promenade and...<p>The plexiglass tubes animate and add texture to an otherwise spartan facade.<p>The architect selected a monochromatic scheme to highlight both the courtyard landscaping as well as …

10 Hip Wallpaper Designs

Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals. Wallpaper also adds funk to your home, no matter the room (plus, it's fun to look at).<p>Take a peek at some of our favorite patterned wall designs.

Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery

In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as well as feature the incredible craft of Japanese joinery. Here, in a video produced by Tokyo-based design firm Bakoko, we take another look at the traditional carpentry technique and …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chicken recipes

The longer you leave chicken to cook, the deeper and more intense its flavour will be<p>I can almost see readers’ eyebrows raising whenever I suggest leaving a pot on the stove to cook slowly for an hour or two. I think I’m expected to justify the time involved, even though I’m not asking anyone …

Recipes

Action Bronson's Garlic Parmesan Wings

Action Bronson wouldn't be caught dead eating those frozen rocks of mystery-meat on game day, and neither should you. So for the biggest game of the …

Cheese

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27 Men's Style Charts That'll Help Every Man Look Good AF

Go forth and look sharp.

Impressive Extension ‘Hides’ Behind Cast-Iron Facade in New York

A bold architecture intervention behind one of New York’s most impressive cast-iron facades resulted in a creative addition. <b>WORKac</b> came up with an …

Interior Design Ideas - 5 Alternative Door Designs For Your Doorways

The common hinge door, while functional and important in daily life, aren’t the only option when it comes to separating spaces in a home. There are a …

Architecture

'70s bunker-like house is actually a dream

Under ground but not underground<p>If you’re not quite ready to burrow all the way down into the ground in preparation for whatever may ensue in our volatile world in the coming days, weeks, and months, then consider the appeal of this under-ground but not-underground home in McLean, Virginia.<p>Designed …

The best cheap projector

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After testing …

Remote Controls

30 Vibrant Room Colors To Brighten Up Your Home

Who said bold colors had to stay in the kids' rooms?<p>These brightly colored rooms from the talented designers at Dering Hall prove that — when done right — big and bold is the way to go.

Interior Design

Hardscaping 101: Poured-In-Place Concrete

As a landscape designer in Northern California for more than 15 years, I often find myself talking about the importance of “good bones”—the important …

They replaced the lawn with a gorgeous drought-tolerant meadow that doesn’t need mowing

In our latest lawn-to-drought-garden makeover submitted by readers, a Cheviot Hills lawn is removed and replaced with native grasses such as <i>Carex pansa</i> and <i>Carex tumulicola</i> to create a low-water urban meadow.<p>Inspired by Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, a leading proponent of choosing perennials …

12 Chic Wallpapers You'd Never Guess Are Removable Photos

It’s no secret that at <i>AD</i> we are fans of wallpaper of all types. Whether a graphic stripe or a rich floral, pattern on the wall serves as both art and decor, adding texture and character to your space, making a ceiling look higher, and serving as an interesting backdrop to wall hangings. When you’re …

Mansarda//Loft

In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.

The 7 Pairs of Dress Shoes Hollywood's Top Stylists Think Every Man Should Own

Fall is always a good time to get freaky with your clothes (see: not being drenched in sweat 24/7) but the Marie Kondo minimalist in us wants to argue that it's also the perfect time to clean up your act when it comes to the basics too. Sure, dress shoes aren't quite as fun to acquire as say, a …

10 Essential Pieces Of Fall Clothing That Go With Everything

Tis the season to be stylish<p>Transitioning from summer into fall shouldn’t require a wardrobe overhaul.<p>With just a few carefully selected pieces, you can move between the seasons in comfort and style—without blowing your budget.<p>Here’s what you need:<p><b>Related:</b> The Men’s Health Better Man Project—2,000+ …

5 Great Rain Jackets for Fall

Dressing for fall weather can be tricky. Days can still be warm, yet there’s always the chance of rain. This means it’s time to don the transition …

This Is What You Read When You're a Genius Inventor

<i>Because there is no greater way to know a man than by the books he calls his favorites, we asked Aaron Rasmussen, co-founder of MasterClass, for the</i> …

Boston University

An Unused Library Becomes a Warm Kitchen Photos

When a couple purchased this 18th-century brick townhouse in D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood as a second home for their family of four, there was one big problem: The original, outdated kitchen was inconveniently located in the basement. To create a single cohesive space where they could comfortably …

Food & Dining