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Articles about luxurious apartment greenwich village only 520 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

A designer of grand homes packs all the essentials—and more—into a Manhattan studio of his own.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has explained in a heartfelt speech why he came out as gay

Cook was speaking at the Human Rights Campaign awards dinner on Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was there to accept the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award, which was presented to him in recognition of his work to support the LGBT community.<p>The Apple CEO gave an emotional speech that lasted over …

Tim Cook

Articles about 7 smart staircases double storage on Dwell.com - Dwell

Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and …

Los Angeles

The Force of Nature: A Series of Sculptures That Depict Mother Nature Hurling Planet Earth in Circles | Colossal

<p>After witnessing the destruction brought on by hurricanes in Thailand, the Southern U.S. and around the world, Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn began …

Articles about 5 grid vacation homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Vacation Homes

You Can Stay in the Nakagin Capsule Tower Via Airbnb!

This modular pre-fab architecture experiment from the '70s was ahead of its time, and has now fallen behind the times<p>The Nakagin Capsule Tower in …

Build Your Living Room In The Time It Takes To Order A Pizza

Anyone who’s shopped at Ikea can sympathize with the frustrations arising from furniture assembly. Greycork—a startup based in Providence, Rhode Island—has a solution: a complete living room set that you can put together faster than you can say “Karlstad” (well, almost).<p>Greycork estimates that it …

Architizer

Articles about 5 inspirations framing stunning views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in exciting ways, proving it can enhance the...<p>These lakeside, riverside, and seaside homes embrace their proximity to water in a refreshing way.<p>Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront …

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Articles about 6 striking freestanding bathtubs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small space living can present challenges for those who enjoy a luxurious soak.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing …

Small Spaces

Articles about take peek inside beachside enclave modernist masterpieces on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect's tour of Fire Island's modern beach houses offers an exclusive look inside works by Horace Gifford, Harry Bates,...<p>From a lavishly green living room to a penthouse inspired by the California coastline, the Pacific Heights residence is...<p>This striking and dramatic home hails from the …

Architecture

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India hit back with 2-0 win over Spain

Ramandeep Singh (17th) and Akashdeep Singh (33rd) scored two field goals to register the win for India.<p>By: | Sant Cugat Del Valles (spain) |<p>Indian …

Elegant Wood Sculptures Crafted from Discarded Tree Trunks and Branches

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee uses organic materials like wood to create large-scale, sculptural pieces that favor both form and function. Focusing on geometric shapes such as the sphere, Lee somehow manages to transform tree trunks and hefty branches into perfectly formed globes, columns, and …

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A Pen For People With Parkinson’s

A brain tumor convinced Lucy Jung to design for those in need. Her Arc Pen can help patients with Parkinson’s Disease write legibly.<p>Lucy Jung never thought much about designing for sick people. Then she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She recovered, and the experience has driven her toward what …

Sophisticated Backpacks for Every Occasion

As the term athleisure stormed the fashion industry, there was a sudden flood of stylish sneakers, gym clothes that work just as well at a café, and …

Review: The S6 Edge Is One Of Samsung's Best-Looking Phones Ever

<i>This post is in partnership with Trusted Reviews. The article below was originally published at TrustedReviews.com.</i><p>When I picked the S6 Edge up a few …

Watch President Obama interview David Simon about The Wire

Our President has great taste in fictional characters<p>The White House's YouTube account just published a video interview between President Obama and reporter, author, and creator of HBO crime drama <i>The Wire</i>, David Simon. Simon is the interviewee, and speaks frankly about the nation's policing …

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Tim Cook plans to donate $800m fortune to charity before he dies

• Cook says money will go to many social causes, as well as nephew’s education<br>• Apple co-workers found Cook’s sexuality to be a ‘yawner’, he says in interview<p>Tim Cook is planning to give away all of his near $800m fortune before he dies, the Apple boss said in a surprisingly frank interview, in which …

Adorable Minimalist Illustrations Have a Hilariously Sharp Wit

Illustrator and designer David Olenick has a knack for pairing adorable characters with a biting wit. His minimalist artworks grace a variety of products like pillows and greeting cards but are most popular on t-shirts. Smiling foods, unhappy umbrellas, and puzzled dinosaurs accompany short sayings …

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Under the Surveillance of Ancient Animals - Photographs and text by Maria Oliveira | LensCulture

“Under the Surveillance of Ancient Animals” is a project that I am developing about the place where I was born and then grew up. The photos work as annotations of my return to this originary period of my life. The series blends the memories that I have with the way that I feel about this place …

Google's new CFO and her $70 million pay package

Google snagged a star to be its new chief financial officer, and will pay her like one.<p>Ruth Porat, formerly the CFO of Morgan Stanley, received a $70 million-plus cash and stock deal from Google for making the transition from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.<p>Porat's salary will actually be less at …

The Inventor Of These MagSafe Headphones Thinks He Outsmarted Apple

But is he right? The future of his magnetic headphone adapter, Magzet, hinges on the answer.<p>Over the past decade, untold numbers of people have taken a look at the MagSafe cable charging their MacBook and thought to themselves, “Wouldn’t it be fantastic if there were a MagSafe for headphone …

Facebook is planning to test its 747-sized internet drones this summer

Facebook's ambitious plan to bring internet to the entire world with a fleet of broadband-beaming unmanned aerial vehicles has taken a step closer to fruition. The company's vice president of engineering, Jay Parikh, told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that Facebook is planning "a real test flight" of its …

Drones

Animals of my own

Project info<p>We have certain representations about animals and about real world. What happens when what we meet is not as we are used to see it in our mind?<br>This series is about the disruptive difference between what we know and what we see. Is about our demons - weird animals. Is about seeing the …

Demons

Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

London’s Garden bridge: barking up the wrong tree?

How could anyone not like this? A garden over water, “a chance to walk through woodlands”, as Joanna Lumley has put it, “over one of the greatest rivers in the world”. “For commuters,” she breathed, in the promotional video, “it will provide a quick and beautiful route… for dreamers a quiet place …