Marianne Q

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The Naim Uniti simplifies hi-fi audio by acting as an all-in-one wireless hub

AirPlay, Google Cast, Spotify Connect, and Bluetooth AptX HD can all flow into this multifunctional hi-fi hub<p>Naim Audio is, like most of the best audiophile companies, a small outfit producing super high-end gear at dear prices and building up fan loyalty through a fanatical commitment to …

North Dallas Peruvian Favorite Nazca Kitchen Expands To Uptown

With a focus on making traditional Peruvian dishes light and healthy, <b>Nazca Kitchen</b> has long been one of North Dallas’ best hidden gems. Now, it’s headed for its time in the spotlight at a ritzy new home.<p>Signage for the restaurant’s new location has gone up in the windows of a West Village space …

23 Hearty Vegetarian Dinners

When I first started getting a CSA box, I was overwhelmed by all the vegetables I was getting every week. There seemed to only be so many ways to …

Cooking

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

57 New Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

The best new indie, rap, pop, and country for July, in no particular order.<p>1. Utah-based band <b>The Aces</b>' dreamy, femme “Stuck.”<p>2. <b>Twenty One Pilots</b>' warped <i>Suicide Squad</i> soundtrack single, "Heathens."<p>3. Australian producer <b>Flume</b>'s crystalline <b>Beck</b> collab, “Tiny Cities."<p>4. “L.A.N.C.E.," a laidback banger …

Music

The magic of making dinner every night in a single pan

I clearly had three children because I love to cook so much and needed somebody to do the dishes. One or two kids wouldn’t suffice considering the volume of pots and pans I employ. Yet even with three helpers, life is perpetually hectic, which means we are always looking for ways to cut corners …

Cooking

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …

The 7 Best New Hotels in Ski Country

A hotel should be more than just a place to sleep. These new ski-town lodges go above and beyond.<p>Hotel Jackson, Jackson, Wyoming<p>The Hotel Jackson opened in June 2015 smack in the middle of downtown Jackson, a block to the town square and a quick drive (the hotel offers a free shuttle) to the …

Skiing

Seven of Our All-Time Favorite Pieces of Gear

The outdoor gear industry tends to be forward thinking, using space-age tech to give us the gear of the future today. We’re talking specialized avy air bags, self-tying power laces, and fabrics so gossamer it’s a wonder they shield you from the elements (but they do!).<p>While we love the high-tech …

Made in America

Deutsche Bank reveals radical restructuring plan

<b>Deutsche Bank has announced a radical restructuring as part of a drive to restore its reputation and profitability.</b><p>The investment bank is being split, with several senior bankers departing.<p>The chairman, Paul Achleitner, described it as a "fundamental reorganisation" that required tough …

Investing

5 Beautiful Yoga Mats to Enhance Your Practice

There’s much to consider when choosing a yoga mat. While quality and integrity are both important, don’t forget about pattern and …

Articles about tiny hollywood home mad mens vincent kartheiser on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors and eclectic textures to create a fresh, vibrant atmosphere...<p>A new exhibition at the Museum …

Mad Men

This Homebuilt Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is Incredible

Peter Giacobbi wanted a 250 Testa Rossa. He didn't have millions of dollars laying around. So he built one.<p>A real Testa Rossa is a multi-million dollar car. Peter Giacobbi wouldn't trade his fake for a real one, and after watching this video, we don't blame him. He created this thing to live out …

The 5 Ingredients that Belong in Your Fridge

Sometimes going back to basics is not a bad thing. Rather than stocking up on a million different things at the grocery store, for example, you could focus on a few high-quality items, save a little money, and still enjoy healthy, satisfying, delicious, power-boosting meals every week. We asked …

Best Summer Cycling Camps for Kids

Improve children’s skills in all cycling disciplines with one of these kiddie summer camps for biking<p>School is out, and if you’re like most parents, you’re trying to find some distraction for your kids this summer—and hoping that they’ll be able to start riding bikes with you soon. So why not send …

Peaceful Refuge Optimally Connected to the Outdoors: Hog Pen Creek Residence in Texas

With an envied location on the tree-covered confluence of Hog Pen Creek and Lake Austin, USA, the <b>Hog Pen Creek Residence</b> by Lake|Flato Arhitects is a …

Timms Bach, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand

<b>It could be said that the difference between</b> an ordinary piece of art and a masterpiece is in the expression of light. If this is the case, the Timms …

Quirky and GE Unveil Products That Will Make Your Home Smarter

Tech startup Quirky and GE, who officially announced their partnership in April of 2013, launched seven new products that seek to reinvent home security, outlets, switches, and sensors. With the fleet, the companies believe they have the potential to make smart home technology accessible. "Through …

Home Automation

"Plyrack" Plywood Surfboard Rack

This is my design for a rack for storing surfboards and windsurfers. It has several advantages over other systems I've seen:<p><b>It is freestanding</b>--no …

An Island Paradise on Thailand’s Koh Samui

An island home for architect Marc Gerritsen on the island of Koh Samui is a testament to simplicity in design. <br>The concrete, wood, glass and steel …

A Glass House within A Rhythmic Modular Frame

A bold series of steel frames marches the length of this house, and is intercepted by concrete stairs to an outdoor living platform.<p>Modular too is …

Joni Mitchell: the sophistication of her music sets her apart from her peers – even Dylan

As a book of interviews and box set of songs from Joni Mitchell’s career are released, long-time fan Sean O’Hagan argues that her run of five classic albums, from Blue in 1971 to Hejira in 1976, surpass the work of her more celebrated male contemporaries<p>“But even on the scuffle, the cleaner’s press …

Hightail It to the Trail

Satisfy your wanderlust, ride till the sun sets, and let someone else cook your meals on these stress-free guided mountain bike trips<p><b>Go Big:</b> Crested Butte, Colorado <b><br>Outfitter:</b> Eleven Experience<br>The wildflower-lined 401 Trail is reason enough to visit this mountain town. But Eleven Experience gives …

The Medicine Ball Wednesday Workout

If you’re going to have just one piece of fitness equipment make it a medicine ball. Nothing provides as much versatility or challenge. This short med-ball session targets all of your muscles (OK, most of the major groups), but with the bonus of having you fight through the pain when they’re …

Workouts

Articles about wooden home blends maine landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

What’s probably the worst thing about traveling? In my opinion, it’s being on vacation without feeling like you’re on vacation.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work together to …

New England

Articles about 10 impressive backyard renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural …

San Francisco

Articles about modern weekend ski home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect …

Architecture

Your Wicked Wednesday Workout

When getting outside is the goal and training is what makes your adventures possible, Wednesday is the perfect day to push it. Why? You’re recovered from the weekend and can rev yourself for the days ahead.<p>Now, there’s nothing that says you have to hit the gym for a strength and endurance sweat …

Workouts

Articles about sustainable retreat fire devastated site boulder on Dwell.com - Dwell

A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead …

Architecture

Articles about 10 sun filled small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces