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20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

8 Tips for Renovating Your Kitchen from Design Pros

From where to put the sink to which appliances to replace, here are 8 kitchen renovation tips from two of NYC's star designers.<p>We're not sure if you've heard, but we're making a big move—to 1 World Trade Center. And while this isn't your ordinary office move, it's especially extraordinary for us. <b>We</b> …

Home Improvement

The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners

As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting …

Make Your Own Food Storage Shelf

You’ve worked hard all Summer to tend your harvest and grow the perfect garden. Now what? You can preserve all of that produce through canning and …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Inside a School Bus-Turned-Cabin

Have you ever wondered what the coolest way to upcycle an old school bus might be? This bus renovated into a cabin could be your answer. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.<p>While finishing up his master's degree in architecture at the University of Minnesota, Hank Butitta wanted …

Preview of the Slide and Clutch Camera Carrying System from Peak Design

With Peak Design launching another set of products via Kickstarter, we’re very fortunate to get our hands on the new, as yet unreleased, Slide and …

The Haiku Is One Smart Ass Ceiling Fan

Jaime’s roundup of Best of Dwell On Design LA 2014 covered a wide range of offerings that were on display this past week at the Los Angeles …

PillPack is using design to change the pharmacy industry - The Fox Is Black

It’s an interesting time to be a designer. Design started to creep into our daily lives with the introduction of affordable homes and furniture, like …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Demonstration

Reese Witherspoon & Mindy Kaling Prove They Have The Best Friendship

Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling had a heart-to-heart conversation on Saturday; it just happened in a gymnasium full of teen girls and parents at Brentwood School in Los Angeles. For the school’s second Young Women’s Conference, the two actresses interviewed each other, and spoke bluntly about …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

Spring 2014 Fashion Trends: Fresh Stylish Color Combinations to Test-Drive Now!

Sick of your winter wardrobe? Ready to try some new spring 2014 fashion trends? Us too! Which is why I've gone ahead and sussed out four fresh color combinations I think we should inject into our outfits as soon as possible.<p><b>Pastel pink and silver</b>: Spotted at runway shows such as Prabal Gurung and …

How-To: Paper Bag Organizers

Getting organized for the upcoming year doesn’t require a stack of fancy new boxes and a trip to the Container Store. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all. Transform your leftover grocery bags into sturdy DIY storage solutions with this paper bag organizer tutorial from Aunt Peaches!<p>…

Crafting

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

Online Education

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Founded in 1995, Slant Studio’s projects range in scale from houses to live/work conversions to residential and commercial interiors. We work in a …

Is Netflix Playing A TV Game of Moneyball?

For those that don’t know sports and didn’t see the Brad Pitt movie from a couple years back, the concept of moneyball, in its basic form, is to hire baseball players cost effectively in order to build a roster. In theory, for the cost of one A-Rod you can buy three Scott Hattebergs that, as Brad …

Last Call- Trick or Treat Edition

Ghosts and goblins rule Halloween night<p>When a knock on the door might give you fright<p>‘Tis but the neighborhood children dressed quite a sight<p>A treat …

Hilarious Cynicism Conveyed Through Minimalist Illustrations

In this digital age, using smartphones, deciphering icons, and clicking “like” have become second nature. It's inevitable that our minds might begin to apply these many technological trends to everyday life. In his series called <i>Cinismo Ilustrado (Cynicism Illustrated)</i>, illustrator and designer …

Minimalism

Cleaning the Oven That's Never Been Cleaned (And Mostly Succeeding)

<i>Before horror (left) and after (right) — so much better, but the door is still gunky.</i><p><b>Day 4 Task:</b> Deep clean<p>You know things are serious when it's …

Die Hard

Rogue Safari Flash Booster Promises 8X More Light from Your Pop-Up Flash

ExpoImaging has just announced a new DSLR attachment for the amateur photographer who wants better flash capability, but doesn’t feel the need to buy …

17 Essential Items Every Guy Should Own

We know that many men find shopping challenging, which is why we've whipped up clothing guides for everything from pants to suits to shoes to shorts (yes, we're OK with guys wearing shorts -- sometimes). But at the end of the day, it's easiest to just have a simple, go-to list: What does a guy need …

Avocado-Walnut Brownies (No Butter, No Oil)

Click HERE to order our new cookbook, <i>The Chubby Vegetarian: 100 Inspired Vegetable Recipes for the Modern Table</i> (Susan Schadt Press, November 2016). …

DIY Industrial-Modern Wood and Concrete Table Lamp

I love projects that mix different materials in unique or interesting ways. Lately, I've been on a big concrete and wood kick (like this stool we …

Furniture

Packing Tape Image Transfers

I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer …

Artistic Functionality of Reclaimed Wood Stumps

Using leftover stumps helps refresh a room. They would also be a vivid reminiscence of our place in nature and our power to destroy and care for it. …

Wheatgrass In Painted Pots DIY

Every spring I love growing pots of wheatgrass to give as gifts and just to have around the house for springtime. My sister Design Mom actually …

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DIY With Bookhou: Woven Lamp

28 Comments<p>what you need:<br>-strips of wood veneer (you can also get 3/4 in. veneer at the hardware store that is for ironing on the edge of shelves - …