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London Exhibit Delves Into the Study of Sex — Design News

London's Wellcome Collection is celebrating the first show since its recent expansion with everyone's favorite subject: sex. “The Institute of Sexology" celebrates sex studies pioneers with archival material, ethnographic, and medical artifacts, as well as art, erotica, film, and photography. The show runs through September 2015. READ MORE »

10 YA Books With Female Protagonists

After celebrating female-led children's picture books and juvenile fiction, it's time to explore the greatest category of literature for young-at-heart readers of all ages: YA. READ MORE »

DIY Decor Trend: Oversized Holiday Decorations

Say you get really excited over the holidays. Like can’t contain your exuberance excited. Then this Christmas, go big or go home with giant DIY decorations with proportions to match your enthusiasm. We're talking REALLY LARGE holly, snowflakes, and ornaments. They are unexpected, totally fun, and a little bit ridiculous. READ MORE »

Jasper's Bold, Beachy Abode — Kids Room Tour

Name: Jasper (7) Location: Sydney, Australia Room Size: 3m x 3.2m I always admire when a kid's room is reflective of his interests, but still manages to be stylish. That's one thing I've always struggled with reconciling — throwing Elsa and Anna all over the place and painting the room Barney purple just isn't my idea of fun. Show More Summary

Words Failing You? This App is a Journal of Emojis — Design News

Can't express yourself with words? Emojiary is an app that asks you how your feeling each day, and you answer—in emoji. Over time, you can track your emotional well-being, visually and privately. READ MORE »

The Kitchn's Guide to Cooking a Turkey — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? The Kitchn's Guide to Cooking a Turkey READ MORE »

Truly Tiny: 4 Apartments Under 100 Square Feet

Think your apartment is small? It may seem positively palatial compared to these five living spaces, all of which are smaller than 100 square feet. Read on to find out how the residents make these shoebox-sized spaces work. READ MOR...

Birds & Beasts: 10 Animal Wallpapers that are Perfect for Grown-Up Spaces

Why should kids have all the fun? These 10 wallpapers feature amusing birds and beasties — and are anything but childish. Use them to add a little quirk to a small space, like a powder room or hallway, or on an accent wall in a larger room. READ MORE »

Rendering or Real: Can You Spot the Computer Generated Rooms?

Computer rendering technology has come a long, long way. In ye olde days, architects and designers depended on hand drawing and colored pencils to communicate their ideas to clients, but now it's possible to create nearly photorealistic renderings of spaces that don't even exist yet. Show More Summary

These Sofas are Fit for a Modern Day Princess & the Pea — Design News

Want a sofa with some fairy tale inspiration? The Lounge of Layers by Katrin Greiling for Droog stack cushion upon cushion to create a sofa fit for a modern persnickety princess. The cushions come in eight hues that you can mix and match. READ MORE »

Elizabeth's Urban Cabin — House Tour

Name: Lenora Elizabeth Curbo Location: Northeast Los Angeles, California Size: 1,150 square feet; 2 bedroom/2 bath Years lived in: 2 years; Rented It’s hard to imagine a spot as serene as Elizabeth’s rustic bungalow existing mere minutes from Downtown Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Original Thaï Boxing Hall in Paris Exhibiting a Fresh and Friendly Design

La Belle Equipe is in an original Thaï boxing hall located in a charming Art Nouveau building in Paris. The unconventional sporting venue was envisioned by two friends (former Thai boxing champions) who wanted to keep their passion alive. Remy...Show More Summary

The Modern Mix: 10 Ways to Work Vintage Pieces into Modern Interiors

From Stadshem. There's no rule that says all the furniture in your house needs to come from the same era. In fact, embracing contrasting styles can give your home a liveliness and texture that rooms with all matchy-matchy furniture can't touch. Show More Summary

Kim's Final Reveal: It's the Little Things — LIVEBLOGGING THE SYLE CURE

Part of my motivation behind doing the Style Cure this year was to reclaim our main living space. It has been a whirlwind of a year for us and we pack a lot of living into not a lot of square footage. READ MORE »

This Photographer Took Portraits of College Grads Living at Home — Design News

Rising student loan debt and a weak economy mean more and more college graduates are moving back home with mom and dad. In his series Boomerang Kids, photographer Damon Casarez (a boomerang kid himself) shares portraits of people in this transitional situation. READ MORE »

Alice, How Do I Tell My Friends They Can't Stay With Me? — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Dear Alice, How do I tell my (very close) friends that my apartment is too small for them to stay with me when they're in town? Sincerely, My House is the Size of a Mouse READ MORE »

The Ultimate Accessories Kit for Phone Photographers — Holiday Gift Guide

More and more artists and creators are taking the smartphone seriously as a real camera and tool for creating powerful images. And while apps can help create great pictures, if you want to take your smartphone camera work to the next level, there are a few great products that are helping artists achieve these amazing images. READ MORE »

Best Social Media Platform For Furniture Makers? — Good Questions

Q: Hi, As an emerging professional furniture maker, I'm intrigued and confused by which online platform is best for showcasing my products and building my brand. A website seems outdated (ie. too 2000s) but I'm not sure which platform is best. Tumblr? Instagram? Facebook page? READ MORE »

2 Super Small Apartments Under 30 Square Meters (~325 square feet) [Includes Floor Plans]

In a tiny apartment, everything must have its place and stay there. When you’re working with just a few square meters of floor space, there is no room for a spontaneous floor lamp purchase or a flea market bean bag. From concept to design to the actual living in the apartment, you have to be […]

4 Ways to Inspire Wonder in Your Kids

Wonderment. The state of awe. And the starting place for creativity and delight. Sounds...wonderful? Then how do we increase wonderment in our kids' lives? By surrounding them with things that inspire wonder, that's how. READ MORE »

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