Sally Benham

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Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Breakfast

Steel, Concrete, and Stone Home with Central Courtyard

• 1 |<p>Beginning with a rear view of the home, we can see the simplicity of the chosen steel, glass, wood, concrete, and stone materials used throughout …

Sunlight Streams into Bathrooms Connected to Nature

• 1 |<p>In this Hawaiian bathroom, the user is forced to slow down, stepping carefully along a pathway across a modernist pond to reach the deep soaking …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

Stunning garage-to-cabin conversion enjoys sweeping Puget Sound views

A Seattle-based design firm best known for its repurposed cardboard creations tries its hand at small-scale adaptive reuse with absolutely gorgeous …

Puget Sound

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Steal This Look: A Laid-Back Living Room with Spirit

Furniture maker Mark Tuckey and his wife, stylist Louella Tuckey, are known for pulling together rooms that are at once perfectly composed and …

88 Books That Teach Important Lessons

A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Picture Book Biography) by David A. Adler tells readers that we are all different with different abilities but are …

Home Design in Harmony with Nature

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>Lush green areas hug this home, and indeed the home hugs them right back: the construction is built around, and criss-crosses the path of …

The seven stones of simpler living

Here are a few ideas that can help you live a lighter, healthier, more sustainable life.<p>When I was a kid, my parents would sometimes take us to a …

Minimalism

The Country Rental: A Floating Farmhouse in Upstate New York

New York architectural designer and builder Tom Givone is on a mission to explore “the contrast between historic and modern and play these extreme …

Former Soap Factory Converted Into Beautiful Loft Apartments In Milan

We’ve seen many old factories and commercial spaces which got transformed into private residences or apartments but we’ve never seen a soap factory …

Lofts

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Design

Articles about passive progressive on Dwell.com - Dwell

Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit...<p>You’re probably not going to believe this story. But it’s true. All of what follows is true.<p>Virtually unknown in the United States, Passive Houses are starting to make a …

Articles about bar method on Dwell.com - Dwell

When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture,...<p>Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice,...<p>A few weeks ago I attended a press event …

Articles about platform living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...<p>Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.<p>With our latest platform release, you can now continuously scroll through stories, and easily add your photo uploads …

Architecture

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Recycled home, literally - Using salvaged building materials from an abandoned barn and as many old windows as they could gather, this couple built a cabin for $500. Watch the video > http://mnatu.re/1fVBN7r

5 Best Sleep Apps for Better Bedtime

Can't get your little one to nap or stay asleep during bedtime? These sleep apps full of lullabies and stories will help her drift off into dreamland.<p>Getting your child to fall asleep (and stay asleep) is not a task for the faint of heart. For the most part, repetition, patience, and maybe a little …

A Calm Approach to Discipline

When your little one needs to be corralled or quieted, give these truly fresh and kid-friendly techniques a try.<p>When your child's pitching a fit or boiling with frustration, you may assume such behavior just comes with the age. And it's true that figuring out how to regulate all those raw emotions …

Matthew Perry’s Malibu Beach House

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>Gated off from the road, guests have to come in through a gate and courtyard before even getting to the front door. But once inside the home, …

Gorgeous Treetop Dwellings in the Mexican Rainforest

Alejandro Sánchez García Arquitectos designed the Chipicas Town Houses, four independent single buildings inside a private garden in downtown Valle …

Period Stables are Converted to a Bright Contemporary Home

Edwardian stables that had fallen into disuse and become dilapidated have been transformed into an elegant and contemporary family home by AR Design …

Subtle House of Shadows Solves Problem in Thailand

Department of Architecture designed the clever Shadow House in Samutprakarn, Thailand.<p>The site on a busy corner intersection presented a real …

The Deck House Participates in the Malaysian Rainforest

The stairs glimpsed inside the rainforest “Deck House” play a starring role in the experience.<p>As you descend the stair you seem to be walking out …

Design Dilemma: Moroccan style without the Kitsch

Warm breezy weather’s got us thinking of warm, breezy locales. Marrakesh, anyone?<p>If you’re hankering to bring an exotic feel to your staid, …

Japanese Zen Gardens

Japanese gardens have been around for hundreds of years and combine simple, natural elements such as water, stone, sand and plants to create a …

Studio Mumbai’s Copper House

Studio Mumbai‘s Bijou Jain has created another of their bookish and contemplative retreats in the Copper House in Maharashtra, India.<p>His firm excels …

House Design