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Family Fun: Modern Backyard Design for Outdoor Experiences to Come

Mindfulness and relaxation are both part of a balanced life, especially when your backyard design composes a modern background for everyday life. A …

Pool Villa in Jesolo Lido, Italy by JM Architecture

Architecture of a Jesolo Lido based Pool Villa.<p>JM Architecture was commissioned to design this beautiful modern villa located in the beach town of …

You can lead a horse to the wadi

JOHN KERRY has spent much of his first year as Secretary of State on a quest to bring about a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinian …

MetroMile Launches Per Mile Car Insurance And Free Driving Analytics Device

Seventy percent of American car owners overpay for insurance because they don’t drive much. Luckily, today MetroMile comes out of stealth to launch …

San Francisco

11 Simple Rules For Getting Along With Others

These 11 simple rules, first presented by Dave Packard at HP's second annual management conference in 1958 are timeless.<p>They show Dave Packard's …

Articles about torontos 10 top homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.<p>The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and …

Home Improvement

Articles about 8 eat kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.<p>In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.<p>In Manhattan, where space is the ultimate luxury, a …

Kitchens

A 15-Foot-Wide House You’d Kill To Live In

Australia’s hottest young architect has transformed a skinny Victorian rowhouse into a dreamy sustainable dwelling. If only every shoebox could feel like a palace.<p>Editor’s Note<p>12/26/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. …

Architecture

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

Consumer Behavior

Jeff Bezos's Reading List

The back of Brad Stone's excellent new book, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, contains a list of a dozen books “widely read by …

Articles about 8 open interiors we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, …

São Paulo

Stunning Artistic Home Features Floating Staircase

Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld has designed <i>Casa Cubo</i>, a personal museum of sorts, for an anonymous couple in So Paulo. More than just a place of rest, it is a space for the art enthusiasts to display their wonderful collection. The home away from home is both an architectural project that …

Art

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Florida State University

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Architecture

Susan Sontag: 3 Steps to Refuting Any Argument

Calling to mind Daniel Dennett's advice on how to compose a successful critical commentary, Susan Sontag offers three steps to refuting any argument, …

Flat UI and Forms

This article is about two important four-letter words that start with “F”: “flat” and “form.”<p><b>Article Continues Below</b><p>Prepare for leadership roles at …

UI Design

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about 6 homes fit chefs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The refrigerator in your kitchen may be humming a pricey song—to the tune of hundreds of dollars and thousands of kilowatts a...<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few …

Logging

Articles about porches we love around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

San Francisco

Articles about 7 modern homes texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s abode in Atlanta for a transplanted...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Trekking From Lodge to Lodge in the Mountains of Peru

As I sat in the spa sipping a pisco sour, I looked down the valley to the huge, snow covered monolith at the end. Mt. Salkantay, the highest peak in the region, would loom over us for the next two days as we worked our way up and over the pass that bears its name. I could barely make out the trail …

South America

What Killed Michael Porter's Monitor Group? The One Force That Really Matters

What killed the Monitor Group, the consulting firm co-founded by the legendary business guru, Michael Porter? In November 2012, Monitor was unable to pay its bills and was forced to file for bankruptcy protection. Why didn’t the highly paid consultants of Monitor use Porter’s famous five-force …

Articles about ultimate modern ski houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a number of great modern house numbers, from the classic Neutra numbers to my...<p>Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its …

Architecture

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 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 …

Top 10

Articles about 5 modern houses portland on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

Outdoors

Articles about 5 smart modern homes japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence …

Prefab Homes

Articles about small and modern family lakeside getaway texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...<p>Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed …

New York City