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Our Favorite Food Trucks in Every State

A true melting pot of world cuisine, food truck operators deliver mobile eats to the people on city streets, at universities, in business parks …

This amazing rotating home lets you change the view with a push of a button

UK-based D*Haus has put a new “spin” on residential architecture by developing a home with a spectacular rotating roof! The newly unveiled Devon …

10 Beautiful Bedrooms That Are Pinterest-Worthy

We flipped through the <i>Belle</i> archives to bring you 10 of the most covetable bedrooms from Australian interior designers and architects.<p><i>This post was</i> …

Cute 1850s cottage on 4 acres can be yours for $375K

With little eyebrow windows!<p>Cute as a button and categorized accordingly, this “Designer’s Eyebrow Cottage” in Gallatin in upstate New York is named for the three squat windows on the second floor that resemble, well, eyebrows.<p>Measuring just over 1,000 square feet, the two-bed-two-bath home was …

Dining Rooms

This Is Your Brain on Architecture

In her new book, Sarah Williams Goldhagen presents scientific evidence for why some buildings delight us and others—too many of them—disappoint.<p>Sarah Williams Goldhagen was the architecture critic for <i>The New Republic</i> for many years, a role she combined with teaching at Harvard University’s Graduate …

Floor murals – the bespoke way to make an art out of flooring

A Michael Graves Modernist Property Is Listed For Just $265K

Michael Graves' first ever commission is on the market. The Modernist property in Fort Wayne, Indiana is listed for the (affordable for its pedigree) …

Muista: A New, More Evolved Way to Sit at Your Desk

There’s so much talk these days about how inactivity brought on by too much sitting at work can cause a multitude of health issues, which is why …

Seaside House

Overlooking the ocean in Kanagawa, Japan, the Seaside House uses a linear layout to maximize views. Minimal in form and color, the stark white …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Rappers freestyle kids' book ‘Llama Llama,' parents can't get enough

The rappers are famous for their beats. The book <i>Llama Llama Red Pajama</i> is famous for its connection with kids. Put those together and you get freestyle raps that you won’t be able to get out of your head for days.<p>Los Angeles’ Power 106 host<p>J Cruz is the mastermind behind the unlikely collaboration. …

How to use Google Home to find cheap flights

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>Since its rollout in November of last year, Google Home has served as a valuable resource for travelers of all kinds, from the solo business flier to the family vacationer. The voice-activated speaker and home assistant can check your flight status, find restaurants anywhere in …

Expert Advice: 12 Tips for Making a Small Bedroom Look Bigger

I think we’ve all been there. Maybe you’ve just moved to the big city, or you grew up the youngest of many and drew the short straw when it came to …

Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

From Somewhere, To Elsewhere – Street Photography Series By Japanese Photographer Yota Yoshida

As the title indicates, this story takes the simple format of coming from somewhere and heading away elsewhere. As with numerous stories, the …

The Old Barn Worton Farm

Worton, Maryland<p>The Old Barn at Worton Farm is a marriage of new and old, incorporating a 18th century barn which appears in the Domesday Book into the design of a new two storey house. As with any project where existing and new structure are combined there were a number of engineering challenges …

Cobblestone home outside NYC is a dream, asks $1.8M

It was built in 1891 by a commodore<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Grandview, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $1,775,000<p>Another enchanting stone house …

Hudson River

Seven routes from designer to Creative Director

In the creative business, moving ‘up the ranks’ from the role of designer to creative director is a common aspiration. But, it’s not always as easy …

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

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Undermountain House

Balancing on a small knoll in the Berkshires, the Undermountain House takes inspiration from the primitive architecture of the region. The extended …

Maui Clifftop House

With vast expanses of glazing and a U-shaped design, every room of the Maui Clifftop House is exposed to ocean views. The home is composed of a …

Midcentury-inspired California home is an indoor-outdoor dream

Designed by Klopf Architecture<p>Klopf Architecture, the San Francisco firm known for its midcentury modern-inspired residences and renovations of Eichler homes, has designed a bright and airy ranch-style home in Orangeville, a community in Sacramento, California.<p>Taking cues from midcentury design, …

Architecture

The Female Engineers Building Better Sex Toys

At Dame Products, a women-led company, innovative product design means building a team with diverse perspectives.<p>When Janet Lieberman, an MIT-trained mechanical engineer, had trouble operating a sex toy that claimed to be the best on the market, she had an epiphany.<p>“For a boyfriend’s birthday, I …

The One Thing You Must Do In Each Country, According To Tourists

You'll either love this map or hate it.<p>If you could only do one thing in each country you visited, what would it be?<p>U.K. travel site Vouchercloud compiled a map that shows the top-rated “Thing to Do” on TripAdvisor in nations around the world. And while some picks seem on-point, others may sound …