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Digital Design

Articles about these shop owners have killer apartment right upstairs on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that...<p>As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina Cottages.<p>Thanks to a nifty partnership between two …

Architecture

How to Make an Easy Insta-Worthy Layer Smoothie

Summer has finally arrived! Oh how I missed you so, what with your hot days, breezy summer nights and yummy fruits in season. It’s time to load up on those antioxidants and soak up all the vitamins and nutrients our beloved summer fruits have to offer. So here is a smoothie recipe that features …

Breakfast

Narrow Vertical Home Maximizes Light and Space in Vietnam

<b>KIENTRUC O</b> completed the design and development of <b>House 304</b>, an ingenious vertical home located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The front facade is …

Architecture

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

A New Neil Gaiman Documentary Reflects on the Author's Storied Career

<i>Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously</i> is a new documentary that follows the prolific fantasy author <i>(Sandman, Coraline, American Gods)</i> on his final signing …

On the Street…Mott St., New York

On the Street… Thirty-Seventh St, Silver Lines, New York

I asked this young lady to stand in front of the silver grate behind her because I thought it went so beautifully with the colors of her outfit.<p>I …

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20 Mason Jar Desserts

The simplistic glass packaging is no longer just for jam as seen with this collection of Mason jar desserts that make the most of the versatile glass …

Food Preservation

The Winged House by K2LD Architects

Located in the tropical climate of Singapore, The Winged House takes the stage in its neighborhood by using unusual and global elements in its …

Architecture

WHITE SANDS

These photos were taken a few months back outside of Marfa, TX…the memory is seared into my brain. The sand was practically frozen! The morning light …

Burma: The Despots and the Laughter

It’s hard to get a handle on Burma. When Aung San Suu Kyi was recently here in London, feted on every hand, she was asked about the persecution of …

Love, Actually

On a recent Sunday, on the train back from one of New York’s teeming beach towns, I overheard a young woman talking about the weekend’s romantic failure. She’d met a man a few weeks earlier who had courted her ardently (flowers sent, a long dinner during which he revealed much about his past, …

Vintage Scandinavian Sofa

This Scandinavian sofa was manufactured some time in the 1950s in Sweden and is a unique expression of the modern furnishings of its time and …

Furniture

45 Easter Desserts (That You Can Eat All Spring)

Here's an excuse to eat even more sweets.<p>As far as candy holidays go, Easter is less indulgent than Halloween, but still full of sweets. Since you're eating chocolate bunnies and Peeps, it wouldn't hurt <i>too</i> much to keep the sugar rush going with more dessert. Finish off a brunch or family dinner …

Mango-Lime Sticky Rice + Habanero Hot Sauce

This is always a good call for dessert. It's light compared to, say, a slice of cheesecake, it's simple, and it's warm and satisfying. Mango-lime …

Anjali's Red Bean Pudding (from Stir It Up! by Ramin Ganeshram)

A novel with recipes included = a super-fun read. There are so many great things to make in <i>Stir It Up!</i> by Ramin Ganeshram -- click here for details …

Sum of Our Parts: Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto

Lucky. It is a word that we throw around without giving it much thought. Luck is a relative term, defined by those who are lucky and those who are …

Rachel Kushner’s ambitious new novel scares male critics

When Rachel Kushner — not a venerable male auteur — writes the Great American Novel, male reviewers are flummoxed<p>In 1963, Esquire magazine's July issue was about the American literary scene, and featured an essay by Norman Mailer. Titled "Some Children of the Goddess: Further Evaluations of the …

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

This weekend I was reading a great article in <i>Fantastic Man</i> about superstar stylist Joe McKenna.<p>This part of the article really struck me:<p><i>By his early</i> …

CoreToon: The Mac Monocle

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