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The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...<p>Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>Tiny houses are …

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8 of the best indoor hotel pools around the world | CNN Travel

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab

Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection

A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the chairs to their best advantage.<p>Although the products of a single collection, Bertoia chairs remain one of the most popular chairs in home furnishing. It's hard not to be …

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“It’s a mess up here.” Marcel Wanders is talking about his brain, and the necessary disorder of an open mind in design.<p>Soon after arriving in Milan, relieved at having made it through the nine-hour airline delay and gotten to Italy in one piece, we...<p>A Manhattan loft brings in a lot of natural …

Architecture

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Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much.<p>For the spatially challenged, think vertically: Lofted beds make every inch count.<p>Home automation expert and director of marketing at Leviton Greg Rhoades shares what to prepare, what to …

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Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Whether your bookcase spans an …

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In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.<p>If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.<p>Both in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood, these two …

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Creating a Culture of Unconditional Love

During my first decade working in the Buenos Aires office of Egon Zehnder in the late 1990s, our Argentine executive search practice soared, recording the highest per capita financial performance in the whole firm for five consecutive years. But we all know what happened in 2001. By the end of the …

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As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.<p>I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and urgent—project, which I thought I'd...<p>While staircases are functional by nature, many …

New Orleans

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A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...<p>This all-white LEED Gold home is undoubtedly modern, but takes cues …

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With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...<p>A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.<p>In Hobe Sound, Florida, a home overlooking a custom-built …

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Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on revamping a classic.<p>How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark and...<p>Dwell has big plans for the month of June and it all starts with the third stop on our Dwell Home …

Architecture

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In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...<p>Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a …

Architecture

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In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.<p>Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.<p>A pair of Coloradans work …

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

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

Interior Design

The Customer Support Hierarchy of Needs

Almost five years ago, I was sitting in the conference room of one of the world’s largest insurance companies, trying to push the idea of social customer relationship management to their corporate marketing team. I showed them the power of Twitter and Facebook, and painted pictures of how they …

The Twelve Sales Metrics that Matter Most

Sales is both an art and a science. It is the skillful combination of emotion and logic, people and process, free-thinking and organization. I recently conducted an extensive research project involving more than one-hundred vice presidents of sales at top technology companies (software, cloud, …

Be Seen as a Leader

You’ve been assigned to a new cross-divisional task force, and the first meeting is today. Managers from across the company are gathered in a conference room at headquarters; colleagues from international offices are participating via conference call and Skype. The CEO, there just to oversee the …

Change Your Company with Better HR Analytics

You’re probably a little tired of hearing about Big Data. While you would expect online giants like Amazon and companies like Netflix to be early innovators in the use of data to recommend products or movies, you only care about the answer to one question: <b>what does big data mean for the everyday</b> …

Executives Ignore Valuable Employee Actions that They Can’t Measure

Does better data mean better employee performance and organizational outcomes? That’s the implication of the current emphasis on big data and the use of metrics in HR, but the answer isn’t an easy “yes.”<p>To see what I mean, consider your local schools. When teachers are evaluated and paid on the …

The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust

When I took over as CEO of Intralinks, a company that provides secure web based electronic deal rooms, the company was hemorrhaging so much cash that its survival was at stake. The service was going down three times per week; we were in violation of the contract with our largest client; our chief …

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Yukon Territory

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

The 2013 Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of the Year

Restraint? So 2012, Hal Rubenstein writes in <i>InStyle</i>'s December issue. No where was this more evident than on the runway, where designers showed off …