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The Great Outdoors, Small Space Style: 10 Tiny Balconies

One of the sacrifices you make as an apartment dweller is not having a backyard. If you're lucky enough to have an outdoor space at all, it's likely …

Small Spaces

Zombie Attacks, Fairy Queens, and Why Your Brain Craves Surprises: An Interview with Tania Luna - Unbound Worlds

How do you feel about surprises? Do you like unpredictably, or do you prefer the comfort of routine? While most people prefer the predictable, the …

6 Tried-and-True Tips for Making Small Spaces More Livable

It doesn't matter your home's size — if it feels small to you, look to one of these top tips for maximizing space in a home. Squeezing in as much …

Small Spaces

A Chair Inspired by Knotting Techniques Used on Ships

Rik ten Velden took a trip to the Harbour Museum in Rotterdam, which led to the inspiration for the Femme Chair. Taking interest in all the ways they …

The Broke Person's Guide to Decorating: The Cheapest, Chicest & Most Effective Tricks

Have hardly any money to spend on your home decor? Have NO money to spend on your decor? It might seem impossible to design a home that won't end up …

Personal Finance

10 Kitchen Islands That We Wish Were in Our Kitchens

(Image credit: Round House Design)<p>What's one thing every kitchen always needs? Extra counter space! And a kitchen island is the perfect way to create …

Kitchens

Another Way to Use That Above-Cabinet Space? Hang a Shelf There!

(Image credit: One Kings Lane)<p>Ah, that awkward space above the kitchen cabinets — you know the one. In the past we've discussed using baskets or a …

Kitchens

Geoff's Southern Exposure Studio

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:GeoffLocation:Vancouver CanadaSquare Feet:390Division:InternationalWhat I Love About My Small Home:The light! …

Small Spaces

How They Do Small in Sweden: Big Ideas from a Little Loft

(Image credit: Fantastic Frank)<p>Europeans are good at everything. Or at least, that's how it seems when you work for a design blog and all the homes …

Living Rooms

Articles about your-furniture-game-exquisite-walnut-and-touch-marble on Dwell.com - Dwell

Light is the essence and reason for life. The beauty of light is inherent in its colors and a light artist brings it to life.<p>Here's a riddle: When is a ping pong table more than a ping pong table? For Vertical Arts Architecture, transcending simple...<p>An exhibition at the Polish Pavilion explores …

Articles about lovely nyc abodes will give you apartment envy on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The global coworking movement proves that going to work can be inspiring.<p>Skip Sedona and forget the Grand Canyon? Architect Will Bruder leads us on a journey through slow food …

Luca Nichetto launches eponymous design brand with 11 products

<b>Maison&Objet 2015:</b> Italian designer Luca Nichetto is launching his latest products under his own brand – called Nichetto – at the Maison&Objet trade …

Furniture

A Tiny Studio Apartment Kitchen

Inside a 400-square-foot studio apartment's kitchen.<p>A small-scale sculptural island sets an adventurous tone for this 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment designed by Fitzhugh Karol and Lyndsay Caleo of the The Brooklyn Home Company. For more decor ideas, read an interview with the designers.

10 Problems Only Renters Understand (Solved!)

Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.<p>Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.

Bill Gates

Simple Leather Key Wrap by Campbell Cole

Are you jingling baby? (Go ‘head, baby). Unless you’re LL Cool J, you might want to keep those keys from jingling throughout your pocket or your bag. …

Make your own personalized emoji with imojiapp

Ever wanted to make yourself into an emoji? We’ve found a great app that can do that and more. As the name suggests, imojiapp takes the fun images to …

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5 Ways to Feel Less Powerless

In an ideal world, the title of this article would be "5 Ways to Feel More Powerful." But as things stand, many people feel powerless, and the social …

Spirituality

Introducing MOO Luxe Stationery

We have used MOO business cards in the past and loved them. Their Luxe collection, which was introduced last year, caught our eye because of the …

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

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The Important Things and Advice to know that People Generally Aren't Told about

What are important things and advice to know that people generally aren’t told about? Here’s a great answer we found in Quora by Marcus Geduld who …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

After Party Runaway

How-To: Add LEDs to an Engagement Ring

Engineer Ben Kokes created this incredible engagement ring featuring LEDs that light up when he and his fiance hold hands. He also documented the process in great detail, just in case anyone else wants to take a crack at making one!

26 DIY Concrete Projects

When we think of concrete, our first thoughts are sidewalks, cinder blocks, and <i>Concrete Jungle</i> by Bob Marley. We don’t often think of beautiful objects for the home, until we got our hands dirty just yesterday when creating our own DIY Lace Planters, votives, and bookends. Here are 26 more projects …

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