Patricia Lake

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Waiting to announce the next hashtag challenge has been so hard for me, because we’re finally tackling my all-time favorite design detail: <b>STRIPES</b>! …


26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Don't just hang with your fast friends—make them beg for mercy. These 26 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster, and fitter than ever.<p>Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, …

Eddy Merckx

The Riot That Sparked the Selma March

The racist violence in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago lives in history as ‘‘Bloody Sunday,’’ but do not forget the February night of vigilantism in …

The New Adventure Library

It isn’t just books and movies anymore. With drones and Kickstarter, GoPro and YouTube, true stories of courage and survival have never been more mind-blowingly plentiful. That's especially true in the world of <i>Outside,</i> where new technology means new ways of capturing outsized personalities, amazing …


150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

Articles about complete guide designing color on - Dwell

Learn how to convert different areas of your house(Basement, Attic, Backyard, Livingroom) into a mini Home Theater.<p>Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much.<p>Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a …


8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

15 Twitter Hacks to Turn You Into a Tweeting Ninja

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Admit it. Sometimes, your Twitter life is messy. You follow hundreds of people — maybe thousands. Staring at your timeline is about as intelligible as reading a stock ticker.<p>How do you bring organization to your Twitter life? How do you rise above …

How to Use Hashtags to Increase Your Online Presence

Chances are you know what hashtags are, but you probably don’t use them. I know I’m guilty of neglecting hashtags.<p><i>So, why should you use hashtags?</i> To …

10 Smart Kitchen and Bath Updates

10 ideas to make a difference.<p>From storing your pots and pans on a wall to upholstering a bathroom chair with terry cloth, these ideas will really make a difference in your home.

Why You Shouldn't Neglect Your Hallway

Do the hallways in your home call for their own identities? Scroll down for visual inspiration.<p><b>Are you for bold or neutral hallways? Tell us below!</b>

15 Relaxed Rooms for Summer Living

Easy, inviting summer decor.<p>From a sunny yellow dining room to an outdoor kitchen, get ideas for easy, inviting decorating.

15 Ways to Rethink Kitchen Islands

These designer projects combine style and practicality.<p>These designer projects combine style and practicality.

Articles about 7 small spaces incredible kitchens on - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the …


Articles about great bars small spaces on - Dwell

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>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, …

Small Spaces

Articles about 8 light filled renovations on - Dwell

In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design …


What Are the Most Unexpected Brewery Cities in the U.S.?

<i>A:</i><p>Portland, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, and Milwaukee might be the U.S.’s most widely acknowledged beer cities, but don’t discount the underdogs. Here are five unexpected brewery towns worth rooting for.<p>Albuquerque, New Mexico<p>Marble Brewery (Alejandro de la Cruz/Flickr)<p>With two dozen breweries …

New Mexico

Swipe and Travel the World

A friend of mine collects airline credit cards. Most of them come with big frequent-flier bonuses—or even a free flight for signing up—and have no annual fee for the first year. So my friend cancels them right before the 12-month mark. He uses them for everything: groceries, car repairs, the broken …

Credit Cards

The Joy of Cycling: Now Available for Everyone

In 2007, Boston was ranked the worst biking city in the U.S. by <i>Bicycling</i> magazine—for the third time. There were plenty of reasons: lack of lanes, poor road conditions, boorish drivers. Today, Boston is on its way to becoming one of the country’s most bike-friendly cities, and it’s the first to …

Bike Lanes

Is Cycling Hurting My Bones?

<i>A:</i><p>Running gets most of the flak for grinding down joints and stressing bones. But just when you thought those fluid cycling motions kept you safe… A new study says that cyclists doing extreme distances “could be causing irreversible damage to their bones.”<p>Here’s what you need to know: If you've …

Wake Forest University

PETA Wants to Pay Your Water Bill

Water resources in America are so screwed right now that some people will pay you to use less even in places that aren't in a drought.<p>As of July 22, 34 percent of the country was officially in a state of at least moderate drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and it's only recently that …


Go Pet Your Jealous Dog

Next time your dog gets rowdy when you start cuddling your friend's puppy, you'll know what's up. A research team from the University of California, San Diego discovered that Fang might experience jealousy, though not quite like you and I do.<p>UC San Diego psychologist Christine Harris has been …

UC San Diego

Iron Curtain Tourism Heats Up

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the European Union is turning the Iron Curtain into a 4,225-mile (6,800-kilometer) cycling trail to bolster bike tourism.<p>The European Parliament's transport and tourism committee has set aside $2.4 million to connect bike paths running through 20 …


2 New Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now

In an age when some foods are considered more "super" than others, ginger and algae are the latest to be granted health-food superpowers.<p>Ginger has been heralded as an anti-inflammatory for more than 5,000 years in traditional Chinese and Indian healing modalities, but athletes just now seem to be …


Moonrise Kingdom for Adults

Ruschmeyer’s, a laid-back boutique hotel on the eastern tip of Long Island, looks like Wes Anderson’s idea of summer camp for adults.<p>The 19 cabin-like guest rooms are packed with carefully curated whimsy: Moroccan rugs, beds with ornate wicker headboards, cedar-planked walls, and Ruschmeyer’s-brand …

New York City

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Ruth Reichl's New Novel, Delicious!

Ruth Reichl's novel, Delicious!, tells the story of a young woman who gets hired at a food magazine.<p><i>We can never resist a good food story, so when we got our hands on a copy of Ruth Reichl's new novel Delicious!, we immediately started reading. Her novel, which is about a young woman who moves to</i> …

Putin’s Ukrainian U-turn

A DEFINING feature in the diplomacy of Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, is to keep everyone guessing—because he can use doubt to magnify his …