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5 Respectable Things Every Man Should Have in His Wardrobe

<i>Every day of every month at GQ, we start your morning on Instagram with visual advice on What to Wear Today. But we want to go deeper. Give you the nuts and bolts of how to get the look into your wardrobe. This month it's all about business casual, and today we're walking you through a few</i> …

Raf Simons Talks Social Media With ‘The Telegraph’

Legendary Belgian designer Raf Simons recently sat down with <i>The Telegraph,</i> discussing a variety of topics, including his abrupt exit from Parisian …

New Hyper App Lets You Book Travel Via Chat - Small Business Trends

You’ve probably used the Internet to book flights and arrange hotel accommodations. But now there is a service that lets you chat with a human who …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

The Last Lifestyle Magazine

How Kinfolk created the dominant aesthetic of the decade with perfect lattes and avocado toast<p>Two years later, Nathan and Katie, along with another Brigham Young couple named Doug and Paige Bischoff, founded <i>Kinfolk</i>, an $18 minimalist print quarterly that has become the go-to lifestyle magazine for …

Journalism

This Renovated Sicilian Villa Sits on the Slope of a Volcano

Italian design firm ACA Amore Campione Architettura has led the renovation of a farmhouse on the Sicilian hillside, located on the slopes of volcano …

24 Great Vintage Cameras You Can Still Buy

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added additional info on film photography as well as two new cameras. Links and formatting have also been …

6 Japanese Menswear Brands We Love At The Moment

There’s something undeniably special about Japanese style. There are certain heavyweight nations that are always discussed when it comes to menswear, …

Articles about get genius storage ideas japanese home on Dwell.com - Dwell

People like to say less is more, but that might be because they haven’t found a good storage solution yet.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like …

Storage Ideas

Top 10 Tools for a Free Online Education

For lifelong learners and self-made scholars, the internet is a priceless resource. Continue your education with these top free online tools.<p>10. Free …

Traveling This Year? Read, Watch and Listen to These First

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average amount of paid vacation days a full-time employee in the US receives after five years of …

Travel

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

How Football Manager changed the game

The astonishing success of Football Manager is based on data so accurate it’s used by clubs to rate players and tactics<p>In September this year the England winger Andros Townsend received a frantic text message from his girlfriend. “When did you get fined for not turning up for training,” it read, …

Soccer

These 17 apps will help you live the dream of traveling around the world while working from wherever you want

That dream might seem too good to be true years ago, but with the growing popularity of working remotely and advances in budget travel options, it has never been easier.<p>Australian app developer David McKinney, for example, converted his van into a mobile office complete with electricity and …

The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

Japan

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

13 Great Musician Memoirs to Read Now

Live like a rockstar — that’s the dream, right? As average folks, we like to pull back the stage curtain and marvel at the opulent lives of …

“Muji Is Not A Trend”: How Design Fuels Muji’s Growth

The pioneering “no brand” brand views design as a solution for problems we encounter daily.<p>With around 400 stores in Japan alone, and another 300 operating internationally, housewares brand Muji shows no signs of slowing its rapid clip of expansion. For the past 35 years, the company has …

A Beginner’s Guide to Speakers

Where Physics Meets the Showroom<p>What you think you know about speakers is really just a stereotype. That image of the little black box floating in …

Audiophile

Review of the Fujifilm x100s for Street Photography

<i>Disclosure: Fujifilm gave me a Fuji x100s for this review. I haven’t been paid to write this review, and will try to make it as non-biased as</i> …

Why Product Thinking is the next big thing in UX Design

<i>Life’s too short to build something nobody wants…</i><p>When thinking of User Experience, we often think of a simple, beautiful, and easy to use feature-set …

9 Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends

In previous posts, I've reviewed Bill Gates's summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read.<p>Elon Musk's reading recommendations are quite different. Where Gates's tastes tend towards the whimsical and Jobs's towards the metaphysical, Musk's list is all about science.<p>Only …

Peter Thiel

Travel + Leisure's world's best islands

Bioluminescent plankton create stunning glowing colors in the Maldives.Shutterstock/PawelG Photo<p>Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards, ranking the top hotels, airports, airlines, cities, and islands from around the world.<p>To create their list of the world's best islands, the company …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books

The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital

It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future.<p>Behind London and Berlin, the Dutch startup scene is already considered to be one of the most prominent in …

Startups

Fujifilm X100 Settings for portraiture

Here are the two distinctly different ways that I use my fujifilm X100 with firmware V2.<p>Taken from my gallery of X100 portraits and featuring …

Articles about modest japanese home surfers paradise on Dwell.com - Dwell

Situated steps from the Costa Rican shore, this weekend retreat prioritizes playtime on the coast.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>After visiting the dwellings of countless surfers from all over the world for four years, Indoek is …

Surfing