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A 1950’s Brazilian Apartment Gets Renovated

A top floor apartment in an iconic 1950’s building in São Paulo, Brazil was in need of a major update for today’s lifestyle. Architect Filipe Ramos …

Living Rooms

Lighting design in New York is "like Dutch design in the nineties"

<b>New York 2015:</b> the lighting scene in New York is "exploding" according to designers in the city, with young companies joining established names to …

Luxury Lifestyle

Alzheimer's Disease could be prevented by immune system tweak

New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia<p>Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.<p>A new study has shown for the first time …

13 Podcasts for Growing Your Business

Podcast pro John Lee Dumas shares his insights on the shows you should be listening to.<p>As podcasts rise in popularity, it's hard to know which ones to spend your precious time with. There are literally hundreds of thousands of business podcasts you can access from your phone at any given moment. I …

Self-improvement

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Stray Dog Spontaneously Joins Swedish Team Competing in 430-Mile Amazonian Race

Right before a four-person Swedish team was scheduled to hike, kayak, and bike a grueling 430-mile endurance race through the Amazon rainforest, they sat down for a quick meal together. That's when teammate Mikael Lindnord noticed a tattered, miserable-looking stray dog. Feeling sympathy for the …

Before and After: Losing the Lawn with Magical Results

CEO takes 90% pay cut to give workers huge raise

CEO Dan Price took a 90% pay cut and slashed his company's profits just so he could give his employees a raise.<p>Price, who heads up the Seattle payment processing firm Gravity Payments that he founded, has pledged to make sure all of his staffers make at least$70,000 annually in the next three years.<p>…

Employment

Architizer

The Golden Ratio: Design’s Biggest Myth

The golden ratio is total nonsense in design. Here’s why.<p>In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. The Parthenon, the Pyramids at Giza, the paintings of …

Mathematics

5 (+ 1) Useful Design Apps That We Love

With every passing year, our tech devices become more and more a part of us and when companies create apps that make our lives just a little easier …

Apps

An Illustrated Cross Section of Hong Kong’s Infamous Kowloon Walled City | Colossal

<p>The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was built gradually—building on top of building—over time. Without a single architect, the ungoverned and most …

The Ralph Steadman Breaking Bad Blu-ray Covers Are Amazing

Perfection, of course<p><b>Ralph Steadman,</b> the gonzo illustrator who so perfectly brought Hunter S. Thompson's wild exploits to life all while etching in our brains his expansive, chaotic ink-blot splatter style, has teamed up with <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s Vince Gilligan to create the covers for forthcoming …

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With more than a nod to its mid century bones a thoroughly modern home in Los Feliz Hills, Los Angeles by SIMO Design.

Harmony Takes An Irregular Form In A Refurbished Brooklyn Loft

Although it’s true that symmetry can bring peace and harmony to a home, that can also be achieved with irregular designs, like the custom-made …

Interior Design

Biz Ladies: Improving Sales by Understanding Conversion Rate

It’s always exciting to see that people are enjoying your products, services and blog enough to visit your site regularly, but the real question …

Ultra-lux Powerboat

This sporty yet sophisticated luxury powerboat concept takes inspiration from its land-bound cousin, the super sports car. Aside from its flared …

Elite Penthouse Apartment Astonishes With Its Stunning, Steely Design

If you own a sensational penthouse in the city of Beirut, Lebanon, then most homeowners and architects would want to incorporate the distant …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

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Earlier this month, Workstead, a Brooklyn–based design firm comprised of Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler, unveiled...<p>One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be...<p>Perhaps the darker evenings are making me …

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Notegraphy Turns Any Text Into Modern Graphic Design

Notegraphy is a new web and mobile app that turns any text into beautiful text. Now, you don’t need to be a graphic designer to create modern, …

Graphic Design

Asterix: A Family of Geometric Brass Chandeliers

Melbourne-based lighting designer Christopher Boots recently launched a series of lights called ASTERIX. Boots decided to explore four geometric …

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Dreams are made of this. The adaptive re-use of an old school hall, its new interior folding and unfolding within the original space. <i>“… where to</i> …

Reimagining the Interior of a Neat Minimalist Residence

The interior of this minimalist residence with a brightly colourful exterior was reimagined by NatureHumaine. The intervention implied transforming a …

WEEKEND ESCAPE: GET IN HOLIDAY MOOD | THE STYLE FILES

Holidays are important. Most of us work hard and have busy lives. And during our holidays we relax, recharge and spend valuable time with our kids. …

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …