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Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia

In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.<p>"It was a good-looking house from day one, really," says Andrew Parr, director of interior design at SJB, an architecture, interior design, and urban planning firm based in Melbourne …

Interior Design

Clyde Hill Mid-Century

Bellevue, Washington<p>This complete renovation of a mid-century home was an embrace of nostalgic ‘50s architecture and incorporation of elegant interiors. Adding a touch of art deco French inspiration, resulted in an eclectic vintage blend that provides an elevated yet light-hearted impression. The …

Dining Rooms

Acre Origin Series B House

With efficiency and design at the forefront, the Acre Origin Series B House offers zero net energy living in a mid-century modern package. The …

Loft Vieux-Montréal Infused with a Masculine Feel

This traditional building in Montreal, Canada was recently converted from a fire station into a residential townhouse. Manon Bélanger took on the …

Interior Design

Loft 9b Apartment

Loft B9 is a spectacular attic apartment in Sofia, Bulgaria. Idealized by interior designer Veneta Nikolova and architect Dimitar Karanikolov, they …

Cloud Services App Developers Go Pro, 28% Are Making More Than $10K A Month

• 34% of Cloud Services app developers are making over $5K a month in revenue today.<br>• 37% of all mobile developers target both Apple iOS and Google Android, only 7% target none of the top 3 platforms.<br>• Mobile e-commerce developers are more than 3X as likely to make $100K+ per month than those monetizing …

Fit Men Cook

Finding time to cook everyday can be tough, but eating out is generally not as healthy. Fit Men Cook offers a solution. It lets you pick from over …

The Everything Guide to Twitter Cards

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Here’s a riddle: When is a tweet more than a tweet?<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>We’re all pretty familiar with Twitter’s 140 characters—and of course, a photo is always an eye-catching addition. But what if your Twitter audience could sign up for …

Why You Should Use Natural Materials In Your Design

You’ve probably been heard about the advantages of decorating with natural materials like marble, wood, metals, and clay. Chances are, you’ve also …

Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Charming Small Home on Wheels Priced $33,000 [Video]

It is encouraging to see more and more creative small home designs, full proof that future homeowners can dream despite financial borders. Andrew and …

The Best Anti-Aging Products For Your Home

Your skin gets creams and potions, your home deserves some love to keep it from looking antiquated. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com<p><b>1. A sleek, lovely white paint.</b> The simple backdrop is, and will always remain, the ultimate design classic.<p><b>2. Stripes.</b> Yes, there are a 101 patterns we …

Three Secrets Of The Only 5 Year Old iPhone Hit App

In March 2009, an iPhone app called “Doodle Jump” debuted and entered rapidly the Top 20 paid download chart. Apple's iPhone app platform was still in its infancy and nobody realized just how huge the content empire would be. One early app hit held on for half a decade of app industry turmoil. Five …

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always …

Cape Cod

Art Gallery and Living Space Merged Using a Rebellious Design Scheme

Have a look at these photos depicting a highly original art gallery and living space combined! Unit 2B Warple Way is on a well-known street of Acton …

Modern Home Aiming at Converting Traditionalists by David Small Design

Described as a “<i>modern home that attracts and even converts traditionalists</i>“, <b>David’s house</b> by <b>David Small Design</b> sits on a heavily wooded lot, …

Clever Layout Exhibited by Modern Apartment in Kiev, Ukraine

This modern apartment in Kiev, Ukraine was envisioned and developed by architect Irina Mayetnaya and Mikhail Golub. The apartment layout planning was …

How to Choose the Right Color Palette for your Home

Nothing is as personal as color. Choosing a color palette is both the most important part and yet the most daunting part for many when it comes to …

The $32 Million Luxurious Penthouse in Soho with Panoramic Views

Located on <b>383 West Broadway,</b> in <b>Soho</b>, this exquisite (and pricy) $32 million luxurious penthouse combines harmonically exclusive designer’s furniture …

How He Did It: From 15 Years In Corporate To Startup CEO

Not every startup CEO is 21 years old, fresh out of college, and eating ramen. There are those who spend years – even <i>decades</i> – biding their time in the corporate world, before at last taking a leap of faith and founding their own company.<p>For Jamyn Edis, that leap was worth taking. A former strategy …

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Manage Your Day To Day

It’s time to stop blaming our surroundings and start taking responsibility. While no workplace is perfect, it turns out that our gravest challenges are a lot more primal and personal. Our individual practices ultimately determine what we do and how well we do it. Specifically, it’s our routine (or lack thereof), our capacity to work proactively rather than reactively, and our ability to systematically optimize our work habits over time that determine our ability to make ideas happen. Read more …

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