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Natura Futura Architecture designs a screen to surround a home's courtyard

Natura Futura Architecture have designed a screen that encloses the entrance to the courtyard in front of this home in Babahoyo, Ecuador.<p>Design: …

A contemporary prefab home for a couple in Spain

NOEM have designed and built (in 10 weeks) this prefabricated home for a couple in Castellón de la Plana, Spain.<p>From the architects<p>The owners of this …

A window framed in Corten steel greets the street in front of this house

Australian design firm In2 have designed the White House, a home for a young family in the Melbourne suburb of Beaumaris.<p>From the architects<p>The brief …

Articles about amazing garden oasis são paulo born five year search and renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.<p>For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São...<p>To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the …

São Paulo

Why Leaders Don’t Brag About Successfully Managing Stress

Imagine what it’s like to be General Motors CEO Mary Barra. In her brief tenure, GM will have recalled almost 28 million automobiles worldwide. Her firm is besieged by allegations of having a culture of carelessness and a dysfunctional bureaucracy.<p>Surely these problems crowd her thoughts. Her body …

Paris Views: Voyeuristic Portraits of Parisians Captured Through Apartment Windows

Photographer Gail Albert Halaban calls herself a ‘friendly window watcher.’ In 2009, this manifested itself in the much-lauded photographs of her New …

Kauniste Textiles From Finland

20 Eye-Catching Packaging and Presentation Examples for Photographers

There are a few ways to deliver images to your clients: on a DVD, on a flash-drive, or through a custom online gallery. The first two ways are the …

101 Inspirational Quotes From Super Successful People

Some are famous for their skills and talents, while others are distinguished for their courage or profound impact on society.<p>But one thing many of the world's most successful people have in common is their ability to inspire others.<p><b>Here are 101 inspirational quotes from highly successful …

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your best shot of becoming a billionaire is to become an entrepreneur.<p>That’s according to the second annual Billionaire Census, released today by Wealth-X, a Singapore-based firm that compiles research on the ultra wealthy, and financial …

Forget an MBA; You Need a GSD | Inc.com

Harold, a procurement manager at a manufacturing company, wanted real-time quotes from suppliers in order to reduce costs, avoid overpaying, and improve operational efficiency. He repeatedly cost-justified the company’s need for this system, and eventually management hired a pricey consulting firm …

MBA

Here's How America's Top Business Leaders Spend Every Minute Of The Day

How do top business leaders spend their time?<p>Being fascinated by this topic, I collaborated with Chris Stowell, vice president of the International Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness in Sandy, Utah, to survey 267 C-level executives (all at the vice president level or higher) at …

What The Middle Class Doesn't Understand About Rich People

After all, if they did, they would be among the top earners as well. We've all heard the remarks: Rich people are lucky, rich people had an unfair advantage, rich people are crooks, rich people are selfish, etc. These are mostly empty statements with little proof to back them up.<p>Yes, the rich think …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Overhaul Your Curb Appeal

Give an exterior a whole new look is as easy as focusing on the front door.<p>Make a good first impression with a stylish front door.

Pacific Ocean

Palette & Paints: Coastline-Inspired Blues

How to bottle up the ocean’s cool, tranquil blues and bring them home with us? Consider painting a ceiling, accent wall, or whole room. Here are …

9 Brilliant Decorating Ideas for Your Bookshelves

Add some excitement to your shelves with these ideas.<p>Add some excitement to your shelves with these ideas.

25 Great Pieces of Life Advice From Literature

Everyone could use a bit of advice now and then. But what if you’re the type who eschews all human contact and prefers to converse only with …

Floating Around The House – How Suspended Furniture Can Add Space To Your Home

As far as this subject goes, <b>floating staircases</b> are probably the <b>most popular</b> and common feature that comes to mind but there are actually others even …

Vote for the Best Living/Dining Space in the Remodelista Considered Design Awards 2014: Professional Category

Our judges have selected the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for the finalists in each of 17 Considered Design Awards categories, on …

LA-Style Dining in London, Sunshine Included

Inspired by California beach cafes, Alexander Evangelou and James Waterworth of London design firm Alexander Waterworth Interiors bring their own …

Tag: Offices

Exotica at Work: 13 Ideas to Steal from a Historic Office in Charleston<p>by Annie Quigley<p>10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems<p>by Sarah …

DIY: Blueberry Café’s Hanging Planters

Last spring Gardenista spotlighted the Blueberry Café, a combination shop, restaurant, and wedding venue in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands of South …

A New England Kitchen by Way of LA

Shortly after Abby Weintraub and Matt Manfredi bought their 1941 Hancock Park house, they watched it gobble up their savings: a new roof, furnace, …

Vote for the Best Bath Space in the Remodelista Considered Design Awards 2014: Professional Category

Our judges have selected the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for the finalists in each of 17 Considered Design Awards categories, on both …

Trending on Gardenista: Tough Perennials and Other Success Stories

Urban gardeners, get growing. This week, Gardenista presents far more than trees sprouting in city settings.<p>Above: Sophia explores Julie Farris’s …

Steal This Look: The Endless Summer Kitchen

Jamie Blake of Blakes London applied a high/low mix of materials—from marble to readymade beadboard—in his design for a sun-splashed kitchen. We …

Rehab Diary: A Small-Kitchen Makeover with Maximum Storage

Tucked into a corridor-like niche, the 9-by-12-foot kitchen in a Victorian house in Noe Valley, San Francisco, had no natural light. Tasked by her …

The Return of the Vinyl Floor Tile?

When was the last time you thought about vinyl floor tiles? If you’re like us, it’s been, well, forever. That’s why we took note when we saw UK …

Tag: DIY

Pop Romance: 11 High/Low Design Ideas to Steal from Hero in Paris<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Two-Week, $1,000, 500-Square-Foot Rental Overhaul by a Design …