Vivianne Nguyen

463 Added | 39 Magazines | 74 Likes | 5 Following | 239 Followers | @viviannengu5tha | Keep up with Vivianne Nguyen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Vivianne Nguyen”

Beautiful Houses: Albatross

I have been doing the Beautiful Houses post for a while now, and I am also a big fan of architecture. And although I browse architecture related …

Architecture

This Suspended Home in Australia Offers Luxury Living & Mind-Blowing Vistas

Australia continues to wow on the modern architecture front. After peeping the tasteful “Ivanhoe House” two months ago, we now head to the Victoria …

Architecture

Guitterez Residence

Located on a typical suburban street, this home was designed with entertaining in mind. The kitchen is the central focus of the open entertaining space. It was designed to accommodate large dinner parties and cooking demonstrations by the owner, who is a local chef. The starting point in the design …

Beautiful Houses: Skyline Residence

Today we will show you the amazing Skyline residence in Portland, Oregon, a project by Nathan Good Architects. This house is really beautiful and …

Skyline House by Terry & Terry Architecture

Terry & Terry Architecture designed the Skyline House at the top of the Eastbay mountain range in Oakland Hills, California, overlooking Oakland. The …

Beautiful Houses: Beachyhead

Today we will show you the beautiful Beachyhead house in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, a project by SAOTA. Great material choices, shapes and layout …

Architecture

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

Frank Gehry

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

Living Rooms

1940s modernist gem in Brazil gets gorgeous restoration and expansion

An oasis in the middle of the city<p>This modernist gem in São Paulo, Brazil was originally designed in the late 1940s by Zenon Lotufo and recently underwent a ravishing renovation that includes an upper addition. With pristine white surfaces accented by luxuriant wood in parts, and windows covered in …

How to Choose the Best Bathroom Sink for Your Space

Decorator Thom Filicia talks the pros and cons of the most popular styles<p>A bathroom sink is so much more than a functional necessity. It’s a serious design statement, with the power to define the look and feel of your space. Whether you’re searching for something spare and sculptural or sleek and …

We Want to Hear From You! Share Your Best Local Sources for Framing Art

If there is a single category of home decor that absolutely, positively reflects the unique personality of a dweller, it's art. Except, if you're …

Framing

A Quest For Simplicity Ends With The Perfect Retirement Home

Not all quests belong in the fantasy world. Some are as real as they can get. For architects, each project is a new quest, a new challenge and an …

A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Alternative to Tile Backsplashes

Tile backsplashes, of course, are lovely, but if you don't fancy cleaning all those grout lines, or you're just looking for something a little more …

Home Improvement

Penthouse revamp features wavy walls and steel-cage staircase

It’s located in the Wadi Abu Jamil neighborhood in Beirut<p>This stylish, trippy home located in the Wadi Abu Jamil neighborhood in Beirut’s Central District is characterized by wavy walls and a striking staircase encased in a cage of white steel that is suspended from the ceiling. Refurbished by …

11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use

I bootstrapped my startup Jodilogik and launched the application inThe post 11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use …

Startups (India)

Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.<p>The Nobel Peace Prize-winning spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people in exile, spoke about the incoming administration in an interview with CNN's chief medical …

Mindfulness

At Home in the Modern World

Want to be a more productive person? Use a pen and paper

Krista Ray, a 22-year-old theater producer based in New York City, used to keep all of her to-do lists and schedules in one place: Google calendar. …

Productivity

Here are the 13 most popular Trader Joe's foods

Trader Joe's is like the ultimate best friend: reliable, approachable, always armed with quality, cheap wine and, admittedly, a little crazy. That's why we're always willing to wait in that line.<p>But aside from the overall experience, there are also certain products that keep us coming back for …

Trader Joe's

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Negative Emotions

We’ve all been there: A strong emotion like anger or fear sucks us in and suddenly we can’t seem to control the things we say or do, hurting …

Self-help

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

Business Strategy

5 ​Kitchen Tools That Make Whole30 Easier

<i>For 30 days this month we're exploring Whole30, the 30-day reset and refocus on whole foods. Whole30 isn't a diet or a judgmental labeling of foods</i> …

Slow Cookers

Real-Life Resolution: Takeaways from Two Weeks of Meditation

<i>Jessica Estrada is one of six people tracking their resolutions with Apartment Therapy in real time. You can read her first installment here.</i><p>My main …

Meditation

How To Decorate Your Space In 5 Layers

Ever wondered how to decorate your space like an interior designer would? We're lucky to work with many fabulously talented designers in our offices and we asked one of our favorites, Caitlin McBride, to give us her professional insider tips on decorating a space, using one of her recent living …

Home Decorating

14 Tips For Incorporating Shiplap Into your Home

Farmhouse style decorating has been on the rise ever since the beginning of HGTV’s show Fixer Upper. Hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, take houses from …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

15 Powerful Quotes From a Tibetan Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Pema Chödrön? If not, she is one of the most inspiring Tibetan Buddhists you’re likely to hear of.<p>She’s written several books that …

Meditation

Spacious contemporary house in Singapore strikes a balance between privacy and openness

With neighbors on all sides, this spacious contemporary house in Singapore draws in natural light and breeze<p>Privacy is quite often a luxury in a …

Midcentury Minimal Studio Modern Home in San Francisco, California by…

Location: San Francisco, California - The direction was simple: take and outdated one bedroom corner unit apartment in the Eichler Summit High Rise in San Francisco, make it entirely open to the…

San Francisco