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The Realtors' Last Hurrah

If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you know the complexity and frustration—and the high fees—involved in this critical transaction. You probably used a professional Realtor throughout the process, who guided you through scores of listings and home tours and helped you put together specific …

Real Estate

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Breezy studio shows how to fit a lot of function into a small space

Don’t be deceived by this studio’s small size—architect Ulrika Saar of Freshwater studio designed the “Granny Flat” to fit a lot function in just 312 …

32 Stylish Interiors All Men Will Love

If you follow our Instagram @stylishmanmag, you know we have an obsession with stylish and masculine interiors. We regularly feature lofts, bathrooms …

Restoring a historic house: 8 tips and tricks before getting started

Beware of water damage<p><i>Editor’s note: This story was originally published</i> <i>in</i> <i>May 2016. It has been updated with new information.</i><p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between roundups of historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>…

The IHOP Years

1983-1990: Life at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the International House of Pancakes.<p><i>David Sedaris has kept a diary for forty years, during which he has filled a hundred and fifty-three handmade notebooks. The following entries, which document Sedaris’s years in Chicago, have been</i> …

IHOP

Exterior Paint Colors We're Head Over Heels in Love With

Most of what we write about on Apartment Therapy has to do with what's inside your home, but today we're taking a look at your home's exterior, which …

shed

2007<p>Shop<p>Shed<p>BUILD YOURSELF A SMALL SHOP AND/OR A GARDEN TOOL SHED——CHEAP<p>by Dorothy Ainsworth<p>My friends jokingly call me the Winchester Woman because …

The 10 best National Parks to visit this winter

From snowy mountains to active volcanoes, there’s something for everyone<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in November 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Temperatures might be dropping around the country, but that shouldn’t deter you from venturing outside. …

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Canva’s Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing

<i>Choosing one typeface isn’t so hard, but how do you choose a pair, or maybe three?</i>Whether you know it or not, different font combinations create …

Typography

The Waterhaus, a tiny sustainable prefab home | GreenPod

GreenPod Development is a prefab home builder in Port Townsend, Washington. As the name suggests, GreenPod places an emphasis on sustainable and …

Articles about couple puts their california home track leed certification on Dwell.com - Dwell

After working with a couple to design their custom trailer, New Frontier Tiny Homes decide to officially name the new model after...<p>Michele Kaufman's MK Lotus house at West Coast...<p>The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being …

New York State

How to grocery shop for one person

By Gabi Moskowitz<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly …

Spices

25 Modern Bathroom Ideas to Create a Clean Look

Since the bathroom is often thought of as one of the most valuable rooms in your home, it’s only natural to want to think long and hard about how to …

Articles about surprisingly spacious home fits narrow plot on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.<p>A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.<p>Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for …

Lake Michigan

This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest

Magically, there are two (two!) bedrooms.<p>From the outside, this green home looks charming, sure, but it's the inside that's one-of-a-kind — literally. The artist homeowners (Jessica Lynch is a print maker and illustrator while her husband, Carson Lynch, owns a woodshop) curated their newly-built …

DTI Logo

This simple and modern structure is my ideal new-build home (minus all the corrugated steel on the exterior – I am not a fan of that stuff). Concrete …

Outdoor Spaces

OpenEars headphones designed to bring binaural sound recording to the mainstream

Binaural recordings use two microphones to capture sound in the same way it is captured by human ears. The spatial depth of the resulting 3D sound is …

Articles about 9 modern guesthouses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...<p>Words: Caroline Joan Peixoto and Charlie Keaton | Images: James...<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big …

Fabrication

Life after death: the science of human decomposition

Photograph: Mo Costandi<p>John lay on Williams’ metal table, his body wrapped in a white linen sheet, cold and stiff to the touch. Photograph: Mo …

Southeast Texas

15 of the fastest growing startups in the world still flying under the radar

But we wondered: Who are the fastest-growing startups in the world that serve businesses, that we should be hearing about next (i.e. enterprise startups)?<p>That's a loaded question, we know. It all depends on your definition of "fastest growing." Startups are private companies that don't have to …

Startups

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2014. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Forget The Traditional Look – Modern Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Need a little more curb appeal to make a statement with your home? Perhaps a manicured front yard can do the trick. Make an outstanding first …

Landscaping