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This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Tour a Modern Scandinavian Remodel Boasting Clean Lines and Streamlined Design

For lovers of simplicity and minimalism, Scandinavian design will forever be the pinnacle of good taste. So when a Canadian couple made over their …

Looking for Something Unique? This Is Hands Down the Best Way to Paint a Room

Thinking about making some décor changes as the weather begins to shift? One surefire way to update a space in an unexpected and dramatic way is …

Bring butterflies and hummingbirds home with a single plant

The humble scarlet beebalm (<i>Monarda didyma</i>) has a lot to recommend it, especially in eastern North America, where it originated. This easy-care perennial not only attracts bees to your garden, but butterflies and hummingbirds also find it irresistible. It’s a welcome addition to a perennial garden, …

North America

The Best Spot for Small Space Storage Is Right Behind You

If you're hard up for storage solutions, you may be looking below your sofa or your bed, or above your cabinets — but what about behind? It's a …

Small Spaces

WATCH: This New Ad Will Leave You Guessing What It’s For

It literally took me four guesses to figure out what this advertisement for. At first I thought it was for a gym and then I thought – ahh lingerie ad …

Music Videos

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Books

Paper artist transforms historical landmarks into silly scenes

What if the Colosseum was invaded by a giant octopus squirming its legs in and out of the columns? Or how would the statue of David look in a pair of …

What Size Memory Card for a GoPro HERO 4?

GoPros don’t come with a memory card, so you’re going to need to get one separately. Aside from choosing a card that’s fast enough to handle the …

Scrap metal madness: Plumber creates DIY ‘firework rocket launcher’ to blow his socks off

In an experiment that most definitely should not be tried at home, Colin Furze built the bizarre device from odd bits of piping that he found in his …

Artist transforms scrap metal into incredible lifelike sculptures

1/11<p>Scrap metal art by Green Hand Sculpture<p>Scrap metal is getting a second chance at life in the hands of artist John Kennedy Brown. The Wales-based …

Art

3 Playlists That Energize a Room's Decor

Music just might be the finishing touch your interior design is craving.<p>Our moods can change instantly upon hearing the first few chords of any song, whether we "wanna dance" with Bette Midler or feel "happy" with Pharrell Williams. Along with colors, textures, and fragrances, you need music in …

30+ Amazing Paint Color Ideas for Every Spot in Your House

No regrets, guaranteed.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. What's the secret? Ask the pros. Here, expert designers shared dozens of their favorite hues for every space, shade and season. It's our best paint color advice, all in one place.

The Playful and Witty Paintings of Holly Frean - The Fox Is Black

I am a big fan of art history but I always feel it’s good to get a fresh perspective on it from time to time. In many ways, that’s what the work of …

Portfolio Update: Josh Cochran - The Fox Is Black

New York based illustrator/artist/art director Josh Cochran updated his portfolio with a ton of new, extremely beautiful work last week. I’ve known …

London Design Festival 2013: 100% Norway

<i>Reporting by Kristin Coleman</i><p>National exhibits present an interesting opportunity to examine the design culture of a country and 100% Norway at Dray …

Last of the classic VW camper vans – share your pictures and videos

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Sad news. After 63 years of happy camping, the very last classic VW camper van will roll off the assembly line on 31 December. Brazil is the last country still making the iconic 60s van, but the introduction of new safety regulations requiring all vehicles to be …

A Visit to Dutch Design Year

This month’s Design Store(y) destination, Dutch Design Year, is a store, living room, design, and styling studio in the center of Eindhoven, in the …

35 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Russia 100 Years Ago

But he left behind over 2,600 amazing photographs of the Russian Empire he had taken between 1909 and 1915.<p>The Prokudin-Gorskii Collection at the Library of Congress shows the ethnographic and geographic diversity of the vast Russian Empire through images of people, religious architecture, pastoral …

Library of Congress

Lena Dunham On Her First Fashion Cover: 'People Think I Walk Around In A Washcloth'

We've been tracking Lena Dunham lately and noticing her increasing attention to fashion: a McQueen dress here, a cute Kate Spade ensemble there. But today brings us the most exciting development yet: Lena has finally landed a fashion mag cover!<p>The "Girls" star covers the October issue of Marie …

Classic U.S. Open Moments

From Bjorn to Billie Jean, McEnroe to Murray, a look at New York’s finest as the Grand Slam capper begins.

Admiral's Club: The Best of Fall's Nautical-Meets-Military Trend

Shop the military trend<p>When it comes to adding an edge this season, it's all about the uniform—right down to the details. Think felted wools, sailor-style buttons, and epaulettes.

Articles about how designers live home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s inventory of vacant structures and arrived at a...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>For centuries, crystals have …

Architecture

The Forest Photography of Jürgen Heckel

Jürgen Heckel is a photographer and sound artist who’s currently living in Munich, Germany after living in Paris, France for 14 years. He spends a …

Jade Beall's best photograph – a dancer after childbirth

When I got pregnant, I gained 50lb and, after the birth, found myself having serious issues trying to lose weight. I knew the last thing I should be bummed out about was my body – it was an honour to be a mother and I had an easy birth. But it was a challenge to wrap my head around how much I had …

Articles about 6 cool homes los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.<p>A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

Steal This Kitchen Idea: Creative Spice Storage

Architectural designer Chris Greenawalt's Boston kitchen renovation includes a striking approach to spice storage: a back-lit shelf accessed by a library ladder. Here's how he did it.<p>Greenawalt completed the project in just six weeks, with the help of friends, families, and subcontractors. His …

Spices

Articles about golden state 5 great homes california part four on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>These homes are in a golden state of mind.<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>In this …

California

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