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Dear Baby Boomers, No, You Do Not Need To Learn To Tweet, Instagram, Vine, Etc.

Dear Baby Boomers,<p>During a rowdy holiday time family dinner this year, a generational divide was made visible. A relative my parents' age asked: <i>so I get Facebook, but I don't really get Twitter? Am I missing anything by not being on it and all the other ones?</i><p>I understood perfectly what he was …

Gallery of Recycle step by step / Dom Arquitectura + Asa Studio - 1

Image 1 of 12 from gallery of Recycle step by step / Dom Arquitectura + Asa Studio. Photograph by Jordi Anguera

Recycling

A Stylish Spin on a Traditional New York Apartment

Interior Design

Brad Pitt's Personal Photos of Angelina Jolie

Every family has its unique rites of passage, those generational milestones that mark a child’s growth and remind parents of their own similar experiences, years earlier. In the Jolie-Pitt household, one such event is the day a kid begins collecting daggers. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s …

4 Shades, 1 Girl: Best Makeup for Your Hair Color

25 of the Best Holiday Jewels

25 of the best holiday jewels to jazz up any outfit.<p>It's that time of year again. Holiday parties, work events, dinners, and Thanksgiving are all reason enough to don a fun party dress and pair of heels, but what about your jewels? Check out our picks for the holiday season and prepare to be …

Jewelry

The Best Street Style Looks From 2013

Check out 25 of the best streetstyle looks from 2013.<p>From fashion editors to bloggers, street style ensembles have fast become the new catwalks. Check out 25 of the best looks from 2013.

Street Style

Seeking the Path to Perfect Skin

After years of divided thinking, U.S. dermatologists and UK facialists are meeting in the middle. Julie Schott investigates the best practices from both sides—and how a perfect blend can lead to your most beautiful skin ever<p>It's the first day of London Fashion Week, but instead of darting about …

11 Lovely Maxi-Skirts That Won't Sell Your Fall Style Short

Maxi-skirts may seem like a sartorial challenge, especially for us shorter gals. But, in the right cut and material, this style can not only lengthen …

This Is How Supermodels Do Airport Style

Photo: Rex/REX USA.<p>We haven't seen all that much of Lara Stone lately — aside from the gigantic Calvin Klein billboards of her face (and other …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 7 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

A Look Back at Lina Bo Bardi

Happy birthday, Lina Bo Bardi! The influential modernist architect would have turned 99 this week, so we celebrate her anniversary with a look at Yale University Press's new monograph of her work.<p>Lina Bo Bardi (1914–1992) was born Achillina di Enrico Bo in Rome in 1914 and moved to Brazil in 1946, …

Design

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin …

Lamps Made From Clothespins by Crea-re Studio

Crea-re Studio takes your average clothespins and uses them to create handmade lamps in Poland. The Clips lamps appear to be supported with a frame …

Furniture

Is That A Giant Piece Of Nougat? Nope, A Chair

Candy lovers, take a load off with these delectable furnishings. Creator Matthias Borowski made these sweet seats as part of his master’s thesis at the Design Academy Eindhoven, “The Importance of the Obvious.”<p>The project explores the role of materials in design, with a special focus on food and …

Articles about tour modern colorful design files show house sydney 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

I got into Zurich around 9:00 AM on Sunday, rather wiped out from my flight from San Francisco via Newark.<p>Coasting up to Dwell on Design in LA, we hosted industry professionals and design aficionados in a whirlwind, three-day event.<p>On October 2 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will host …

Gift Guide: High End Kitchen Tools

Sure, every wedding registry's got a Kitchenaid stand mixer and a Cuisinart food processor on the list, and both are invaluable tools in the kitchen, but there are other fancy-pants tools that help make preparing great food more fun. Easier, prettier, more foolproof.<p>Your giftee might not require a …

Top 10 Decorating Pins of 2013

Rooms worth a repin.<p>The year's best swoon-inducing rooms from us, <i>Veranda</i>, and <i>Elle Decor</i>, which garnered hundreds of your repins. Seeking fresh ideas for 2014? Peruse our Pinterest board devoted to inspiring spaces.

Top 10

Five Books You Should Read Before You Turn 30

Someone who saves money for retirement is probably going to be in a better situation come 65 than someone who didn't start saving until they were 45.<p>Here are five books that I think everyone should read before they turn 30. Reading and understanding these will give you an edge, however slight, that …

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We're Pulling Out Our Credit Cards After Seeing This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds

Thanksgiving is over, which means it's officially the holiday season and our bank accounts will most certainly take a hit. While we create mile-long wish lists for ourselves (consisting of many items that cost more than our rent), it's always nice to lust after a few things we know we'll actually …

Gift Ideas for DIY Foodies

That SodaStream was a gateway toy. This year, it’s all about meat grinders, smoking chips, and fermentation crocks

Rachel Zoe Styles 1 Jumpsuit 3 Ways for Holiday

Rachel Zoe knows her way around cocktail attire. Using her self-designed black jumpsuit as an anchor, shop 3 Zoe-approved looks that solve your holiday style dilemmas.<p>Rachel Zoe knows her way around cocktail attire. Using her self-designed black jumpsuit as an anchor, shop 3 Zoe-approved looks that …

How to dress: ovoid coats

Just so you know, "That looks like a sack" is now a compliment. Power dressing has gone soft. Forget going to work on an egg: it's much smarter, now, to go to work shaped like an egg.<p>There are two reasons for this. The first is an inevitable backlash after the trenchcoat years. Such has been the …

Public art installations by Mark Jenkins. I have to admit, some of these would freak me out...

Eater Awards Vote: Which Restaurant Is So Hot Right Now?

Next Monday, Eater will present the <b>2013 Eater Awards</b>, our fourth annual celebration of all that's made America's restaurant world run—and run wild—in the past twelve months. Winners will be selected on both the local and national levels in five major categories, the voting for which began …