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This rustic-modern beach cabin has it all

It combines rough wood shingles and a cozy, efficient interior<p>Perched atop a dune overlooking the Baltic Sea, this sweet modern holiday house has it all: large picture windows to take in the view, rustic-chic interior touches, and nooks galore. Designed by Poland-based studio Zup-a, the cabin’s …

Baltic Sea

This is the swankiest gym we’ve ever seen

From the outside, you might think it’s an upscale restaurant or modern shrine<p>We’ve seen some fancy gym concepts in our time, from WeWork’s new exercise enterprise to that futuristic French boat powered by stationary bikes. But this minimalist, stone-clad building in China’s Guangdong Province …

Architecture

​18 modern living rooms to fall in love with

Out of all the rooms in the home, the living room is probably the one that gets the most love and attention when it comes to designing and …

Interior Design

La Cañada House / Antonio Altarriba Comes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in a peaceful neighbourhood called La Cañada, Valencia. The plot is …

Design

How to Design a Warm Contemporary Kitchen: 8 Ideas

We know that the idea of a contemporary kitchen that also feels warm and inviting might seem like a bot of an oxymoron, but trust us; it IS possible. …

Jaw-dropping bathrooms: Lather, rinse and repeat in style

There's clean, and then there's luxuriously clean.<p>The kind of squeaky clean you get inside a shower the size of a small room with jets pulsing from all sides and marbled veneers softly lit with a complexion-friendly glow.<p>"People are really stressed out," said Joan Barton of Los Angeles-based Dirty …

Home Improvement

Can Mohammed bin Salman break the Saudi-Wahhabi pact?

The Saudi crown prince has launched an ambitious modernisation plan. But what does this mean for its religious elite?<p>The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is presently undergoing dramatic changes in the sociopolitical domain. The drive to modernise the kingdom and open it to the world is spearheaded by the …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

6 modern interior ideas to remodel your bedroom

Thinking of renovating your home but don’t know where to begin? What about starting from the bedroom? When it comes to remodelling, people usually …

Homes: Bright, eye-catching design from Pawluk in Evergreen

Even the exterior of Pawluk Homes’ 310 Boykowich Street show home has a fresh modern twist with an eye-catching smooth stucco in combination with the …

20 Side Dishes to Serve Alongside a Juicy Steak

Once you've mastered the art of cooking the perfect steak in the oven, you can start to think about finding your perfect seasonal side dish. There …

Cooking

Feldman Architecture incorporates garage-door windows into California home

Glazed garage doors surround this wood-clad residence by US firm Feldman Architecture in California's Sonoma Valley, an area that was recently …

California

10 homes that make impressive use of their basements

Secret spaces beneath trapdoors, underground pools and subterranean yoga rooms feature in our latest Pinterest roundup, which focuses on homes with …

Guest Pavilion

GuestPavilion is a small house that seeks to provide residents with the unique experience of living in a garden. It is a comfortable space, which includes one bedroom, a living room, a kitchen and two bathroom.

Unique

10 Walk In Shower Designs To Upgrade Your Bathroom

Bathrooms are tricky things to design, especially when you’re looking at your master bath. The goal is ultimate relaxation with productivity thrown …

Interior Design

Investing by formula: this 'bonkers' method produced 5,662pc returns - but will it work again?

Putting all of your money into a single fund and changing that fund regularly sounds like an insane approach that is destined to fail.<p>But the strategy has returned 5,662pc from September 1 1995 to August 31 2017, compared to 360pc for the average UK All Companies fund or 390pc for the FTSE All …

Investing

Learn How to Make Your Small Bathroom Feel Bigger

Hope for the windowless<p>To say that a small bathroom is a problem is, well, problematic. It's not exactly the number one deal-breaker when it comes to choosing a place to live, and they can be quite cute—not to mention it's entirely possible to make small bathrooms feel bigger and brighter than they …

15 Floor Tile Designs For The Foyer

Greet your guests with something extra special. Instead of boring hardwood or carpeted entrances, why not take up the fashion-forward appeal of your …

A gorgeous apartment in Mumbai with a splendid view

This apartment is not only gorgeous, but pretty smart too, as in high tech. The client was looking for a home that blended in with the urban …

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Men's Fashion

19 chic ideas for a truly modern bathroom

If you want to give your bathroom something of a chic and contemporary makeover, before you start calling in the professional bathroom designers, …

False Bay Writer’s Cabin in San Juan Islands

This 500 square foot island cabin designed by <b>Olson Kundig</b> serves as a private writer’s retreat and guest cottage. The owners wanted a space that would feel totally connected to the natural landscape, allowing them to take full advantage of the mild climate, scenic views and the proximity to wildlife; at the same time, they needed the cabin to be easily secured when not in use.<p>The cabin is basically a glass house surrounded by three wooden slat decks and topped with an inverted hip roof with …

Amazon Is Trying to Control the Underlying Infrastructure of Our Economy

Companies that want to reach the market increasingly have no choice but to ride Amazon's rails.<p><i>Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and co-author of its recent report, Amazon's Stranglehold.</i><p>We often talk about Amazon as though it were a retailer. It's an …

eCommerce

Zarid House Is a Modern Minimalist Getaway on the Coast of Spain

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos have designed a modern minimalist oasis, dubbed Zarid House, along the coast of Cadiz, Spain. Highlighted by a series of …

Minimalism

Single Family House Castelldefels / Ral

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The volumetric envelope is almost the first of the premises when confronting preexisting and program …

This Diamond-Inspired Home in London Is a Modern-Day Beauty

The custom home in Chelsea features five stories of glass, silk, oak, and stone amenities.<p>London’s affluent area of Chelsea is lined with high-end …

How to Skillfully Answer 'What Is Your Desired Salary?' in a Job Interview

Interviewers will do everything in their power to get you to reveal your desired salary, butno number should come out of your mouth.<p><i>"In an interview, how do you answer 'What is your desired salary?' without seeming too cheap or too expensive to get the job?" originally appeared on Quora--the place</i> …

Employment

Salzhaus Modern Home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina by STITCH… on Dwell

Third of five homes built as part of West Salem Modern urban-infill development, this home was designed and built for a young family who desired timeless yet innovative modern design and maximum functionality.

North Carolina

Porch Ideas To Get Your Outdoor Space Set for Summer Photos

An outdoor living space is a luxury, particularly as the weather grows warmer. Whether you have a tiny terrace in the city or a large outdoor living room at a country house, there are plenty of patio ideas to make your open-air space the best it can be. When creating your deck design, it’s …