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New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

Selling

Articles about golden state 5 great homes california on Dwell.com - Dwell

These homes are in a golden state of mind.<p>The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows …

Architecture

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

A Lightning-Fast Way To Make A Digital Prototype

A step-by-step guide to turning a storyboard into a prototype for user testing, from Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Missed the other previous posts? Here are Parts I, II, III, IV, and V</i>.]<p>At …

Prototyping

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

The Definitive Traveler's Guide To Martha's Vineyard

New England

Articles about most stylish architect history le corbusier on Dwell.com - Dwell

Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.<p>Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...<p>An exhibit opening at MoMA next weekend will give Modernist pioneer Le Corbusier …

Design

CIA Official Breaks Silence on UFOs (+Video)

WASHINGTON—In a gripping testimonial, an ailing former member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has talked via video for the first time …

Africa's Rift Valley from above – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/apr/19/africa-rift-valley-kenya-ethiopia-in-pictures<p>720<p>German photographer Michael Poliza travelled by …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Top 10 sustainable travel experiences

Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences.<p>1. National parks volunteer, USA<p>Fall asleep to a chorus of wolf calls and count bears as your …

New Zealand

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

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

Gunn Laws

Tim Gunn, Project Runway mentor and fashion guru, solves all of your style conundrums.<p><b>BIJOUX TROUBLE</b><p><b>Q</b> "I love how jewelry can pull together an outfit, but I get a rash when I wear any metals except real gold. What are your tips for making my outfits look complete without having to splurge?"<p><b>A</b> I'm …

Clothing

KST Dining Table by Livius Härer and Ada Ihmels

Marble! It’s not going anywhere this year. I can’t wait to see how people will use it in the coming months.<p>This dining table called KST, designed by …

Furniture

Yago Hortal’s Abstract Paintings

Posted by<p>Art Main<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>This week’s CMYLK features Colourlovers palettes paired with abstract works by Yago Hortal. Hortal is a young …

Art

Upgrade Your IKEA with Superfront

I caught wind of Superfront from Remodelista today and boy am I glad I did. The Swedish company creates special cabinet fronts, handles, and legs …

Furniture
Home Improvement

Low-Tech Timepiece

The beautiful and simplistic OWO watch features a minimal face with white hands against a pure white background. Hard to see the time right? Wrong! …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

European Travel

Remarkably Retro: A Vintage Visual Archive Filled With Desotos, Discos and Design

A Dallas-based vintage enthusiast named David (no last name available) runs Remarkably Retro, a Tumblr page loaded up with images of vintage …

Classic Cars