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A Patagonian Prefab Cabin Is Built to Withstand Volatile Climates

This elevated prefab cabin along the Chilean Andes has a buffer zone that helps protect it against harsh climatic conditions.<p>The town of Vilches in Southern Chile is perched about halfway up the Andes Mountain. Surrounded by parklands and nature reserves, the area is an idyllic place for enjoying …

Prefab Homes

Chanel shoes, but no salary: how one woman exposed the scandal of the French fashion industry

Giulia Mensitieri takes little to no personal interest in clothes. So it is likely to have been an ugly surprise to the French fashion industry that her PhD – now a book entitled The Most Beautiful Job in the World – has opened up its secretive profession in such a dramatically public way. In …

Sexual Harassment

New York Architect John Berg Invites Us Into His Indoor/Outdoor Hamptons Home

After spending six summers living in a yurt in East Hampton, Berg fell in love with the area. Upon finding the perfect plot of his own, he designed a comfortable, private home for his young family.<p><i>Corcoran finds the home to match your heart. The right home is a reflection of who you are, and allows</i> …

Hamptons

Make yourself at home in this contemporary but cosy cottage in County Cork

As the owner says, it’s certainly not a typical cottage!<p>When the owners moved to Cork, Ireland, from Sardinia in 2008, they weren’t looking to buy. …

9 Gorgeous Town And Cities In Belgium To Visit

Belgium is one stunning country to explore! Let’s be honest, for a relatively small country, it packs a mighty punch with all the gorgeous towns and …

European Travel

How To Get Kids To Do Chores: Does The Maya Method Work?

If hadn't seen it with my own eyes, I wouldn't have believed it.<p>But there it was, right in front of me: A preteen voluntarily doing chores around the house.<p>There was no fuss. No nagging or whining. And there were no visible rewards.<p>I was visiting Maya families in the Yucatan, reporting for NPR's …

Washing Machines

7 Dreamy Kitchens That'll Make You Rethink Mint Green

Earlier this year, we predicted what would be trendy in the kitchen for 2017, from rich, muted hues, warmer finishes, New Bohemian style and more. …

Food & Dining

Funny WiFi Names That Will Confuse Your Neighbors

When you get a new wireless router, you have the opportunity to give it a name, which you'll use to identify it in the list of nearby signals. You …

Wi-Fi

​You Should Vacuum With a Paper Towel Tube—Here's Why

I love my vacuums. Yes, we have two: A Dyson small ball (the big ones are way too heavy for me to vacuum with comfortably, and was definitely too …

This Striking Kitchen Trend Isn't for Everyone

It's not for the faint of heart, certainly, but we have to say that we love the look of black cabinets in the kitchen. Lately we've seen black …

Kitchens

38 Eclectic, Bohemian-Inspired Kitchens

Open shelving, a mix of patterns and textures, as well as a touch of vintage in accessories or appliances are the key ingredients for a bohemian …

DublDom Prefab Homes Can Be Built in One Day

With five designs ranging from a modern cabin to a five-bedroom dwelling, Russian prefab company DublDom now accepts pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Moscow architect Ivan Ovchinnikov of BIO Architects founded DublDom, a modular house design-and-build company, to create affordable, prefabricated houses that …

Prefab Homes

Our grandparents were natural intermittent fasters - now it's the new diet craze

But, unbeknownst to them, our grandparents were following a basic principle in the fight against fat - by not eating late at night.<p>Now the whole diet …

30 Chic Nurseries

A nursery should be both practical and charming — the perfect space to welcome your newborn into the home. These 30 chic nurseries are sweet …

One Rail to Rule Them All: The Zutik Wall System from France

I don’t seek out buffets, but if someone were to lead me to an all-you-can-eat restaurant, I would happily partake. There’s something deeply …

4 Ways to Get a Mini Kitchen Island for a Small Space

If you have a small kitchen but want the functionality of a kitchen island, don’t despair: Just because you’re working with a small space doesn’t …

Your foolproof guide to creating a gallery wall

A quick glance at Pinterest and Instagram is all you need to see that gallery walls are still incredibly popular. A mix of framed photos, prints, paintings and 3D items, gallery walls are a great way to fill space and express your style.<p>To create one that looks great can be intimidating though. How …

This Toddler Being Harassed By A Pack Of Puppies Might Be The Best Thing You Watch Today

There's not really much to say about this video other than that it's utterly delightful.

Want to ‘age in place’? Make sure your home has these 6 things.

Planning to stay in your home well into your golden years? Doing some renovations before you retire can help make your house more accessible and safe for your life ahead.<p>Nearly 90 percent of people over age 65 want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, according to research by the …

Home Improvement

Why you should leave a spoonful of sugar outside in hot weather

A lot of advice has been dished out during our current heatwave, from how to sleep at night to the best places to enjoy the sunshine.<p>But perhaps one …

This Is Quite Possibly The Nicest Barn House of All Time

<b>Name:</b> Kelly Moore Clark, husband Kelly and daughters Posey, Chapel, and Esther <b><br>Location:</b> West Monroe, Louisiana <b><br>Size:</b> 2200 square feet <i>(of the wing of</i> …

These 18 Small Details From The "Back To The Future" Trilogy Will Blow Your Mind

Doc's shirt in Part II foreshadows Part III and more!

10 Small Outdoor Spaces That Deserve Instagram Fame

Having a small backyard area doesn't mean you can't enjoy the outdoors as much as those with large, sweeping grass lawns (in fact, without all the …

These Rotterdam Apartments Put the Average Student Dorm to Shame

Inspired by the tiny house movement, Standard Studio turns 194-square-foot offices into freshman housing at Erasmus University in the Netherlands.<p>Tapped to convert an office building into 218 student apartments for Erasmus University in Rotterdam, South Holland, Amsterdam–based Standard Studio …

Rotterdam

There's A Wrong Way to Grow Basil, And Then There's This Way

It's summer and that means herb garden time. Whether you have an actual patch of dirt to till or you use small pots in your windowsill, growing herbs …

A Well-Traveled Couple Launch a Line of Sleek Homes on Wheels

The husband-and-wife duo behind Living Vehicle tell us the story behind the off-grid, mobile home that is shaking up the industry.<p>Santa Barbara, California–based architect Matthew Hofmann and his wife and business partner Joanna have been embracing the nomadic life for the past few years, residing …

Santa Barbara

A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

Smart IKEA Hacks That Solve (At Least) Two Problems at Once

Those Swedes are pretty clever with their stylish designs and flat-pack furniture, but we U.S. residents have a few tricks up our sleeves as well. We …

How to Cope with Little or No Bedroom Storage

If your bedroom storage situation is such that you laugh-cry every time a person on "House Hunters" (or any given home show) sashays through a …

This Smart Seating Saves Every Inch In Your Small Kitchen

There's no denying that an eat-in kitchen has a certain charm. But finding enough room for a table, particularly in a very small kitchen, can be a …