Environment | Psychology Today

As global temperatures and sea levels rise, changes in the environment are poised to affect human well-being in complex ways. Scientists have begun to explore the potential for negative impacts on mental health over time.

Research suggests that rises in average temperatures are associated with increases in self-reported mental health problems. Other effects of climate change—such as more frequent and severe storms and hurricanes—may cause large-scale spikes in distress. But it is difficult to predict

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HOUSE DESIGN | A carbon-neutral glass house of eternal views | Illawarra Mercury

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Cape Otway, Victoria Set high on a hilltop in rural Victoria, sitting prominent and bold surrounded by panoramic views across the great southern ocean, is The Panopticon House. Project architect Ben Milbourne of Bild Architecture said the intention of the design was never to blend with the site or be ‘part’ of the landscape. “Instead it is consciously an object in the field, like the classical villa and the local vernacular of the rural

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These Mini Snow Globe Lights Are the Perfect Addition to Your Christmas Decor

There’s no reason to buy all new Christmas decor; you probably have plenty of beautiful items from years past. But we’re always on the lookout for inexpensive items we can add to our holiday favorites.

We found a festive, inexpensive decoration you’ll want to add to your cart quickly—a strand (or two) of mini snow globe lights. You may remember the decoration from last year when some lucky people were able to snag them from

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Interior Design Market Procurement Intelligence Report with COVID-19 Impact Analysis | Global Forecasts, 2020-2024

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Interior Design market will register an incremental spend of about $ 4 billion, growing at a CAGR of 1.72% during the five-year forecast period. A targeted strategic approach to Interior Design sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers. This report also offers market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download free sample pages

Key benefits to buy this report:

  • What are the market dynamics?
  • What are
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Air Barriers 101: Controlling the Movement of Air in Exterior Walls

Controlling the movement of air between indoor and outdoor environments is a key concern when building comfortable, energy efficient homes. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 40 percent of the energy used to heat and cool a building is due to uncontrolled air leakage. Therefore, it is important for builders to have a thorough understanding of air barrier materials and installation strategies.

Quite simply, an air barrier is a material or system

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The White House Building | The White House

Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792 and a competition design submitted by Irish-born architect James Hoban was chosen. After eight years of construction, President John Adams and his wife, Abigail, moved into the unfinished house in 1800. During the War of 1812, the British set fire to the President’s House in 1814. James Hoban was appointed to rebuild the house, and 

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HOUSE DESIGN | Power of colour awakens lost charm | The Examiner

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After purchasing a grand, but somewhat dilapidated, 1889 Victorian Italianate terrace, Sydney-based architect Scott Weston reveled in the opportunity to apply his passion for colour, pattern and texture to “raise this grand old dame from her slumber.” The main two-storey terrace was restored to its former grandeur, with a few minor adjustments to the interior to accentuate the building’s high ceilings and maximise the natural light to create a fusion of contemporary design with

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Decor designer spill their pet peeves and offer solutions

By IOL Reporter Time of article publishedNov 13, 2020

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You can always count on a decorator to tell you what’s wrong with a room – and typically, said decorator will not take a breath before telling you how to fix it. “There is just so much that is obvious to us, but not to others,” says decorator Zoe Feldman.

But most of us don’t have professional

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54 secrets interior designers don’t want you to know


It’s said there’s a world of difference between a room designed by a professional interior designer and one done by a home decorator. From balancing colour schemes to hanging artwork, planning lighting and even positioning curtains, designers have a box of tricks that can turn an average scheme into a fabulous space. We’ve rounded up some of the trade’s best-kept secrets to take your own décor to

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Victorian details accent home built in 2002 on 46 acres in Pa

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| Erie Times-News

A 21st-century Victorian home sounds like a rare find in our region, and it is. The residence at 8328 Cole Springs Road, in Girard Township, is an attention-getter in photos on Realtor.com and it commands attention as you pull up and admire the architectural detail surrounded by 46 scenic acres.

If you don’t know where Cole Springs Road is, you are not alone. It’s only about 4 miles from Interstate

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Try to keep up with the Kordas: Jessica and Nelly make their mark in a family of star athletes | Golf World

From a distance, Jessica (left) and Nelly Korda can be tough to tell apart on the golf course. The sisters stand nearly six feet tall and have similarly picturesque swings. When they played together in the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, their matching uniforms made it even harder to spot who was who. Though Team USA lost the cup, the Korda sisters, when paired together, didn’t have a match go beyond the 14th hole.

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Sea Island Interior Designer, VPI Design, Offers Home Preparation Tips for Entertaining Guests

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Top Sea Island Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design by Dina Varner, provides insightful suggestions for ways to easily stage your home to make it welcoming and comfortable for guests this holiday season.

SEA ISLAND, GA / ACCESSWIRE / November 6, 2020 / As the holiday season approaches, entertaining guests can be overwhelming so it is important

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Ballard Designs Surprises Nashville – Interior Design Podcast Doing 5 Days of Local Design Pros as Tennessee Store Opens

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Trending decor and furniture retailer, Ballard Designs, surprises fans of the popular “How to Decorate” podcast this week. They’re hosting 5 back to back episodes with top Nashville Interior Design experts. Ballard is celebrating its new Nashville store location opening in the Green Hills shopping area.  

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2021 Infiniti Q60 Adds More Features and New Exterior Colors, Priced at $41,650

Redesigned from the ground up for the 2017 model year, the Q60 enters 2021 with a host of improvements in the U.S. market. First and foremost, the rear- and all-wheel-drive coupe adds two new exterior colors in the guise of Slate Gray and Grand Blue.
Infiniti has also worked its magic in terms of standard features, which is why the entry-level trim now features rain-sensing wipers right off the bat. The Luxe adds semi-aniline leather
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Create a Calming, Stylish and Premium Home Audio Experience with the LSPX-S2 Glass Sound Speaker | News

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics Inc. today announced that the LSPX-S2 Glass Sound Speaker is available for the first time in the United States. This unique and elegant portable home speaker produces stunning sound quality with calming ambient illumination.

“We’ve found a way to creatively pair high-end audio with warm luminance,” commented Mike Fasulo, president and chief operating officer, Sony Electronics North America. “Particularly relevant as a counterbalance

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Design Star Athena Calderone Debuts Home Decor Collection

Athena Calderone has certainly been busy in 2020. To start the year the interior designer, lifestyle guru, Cook Beautiful author, and creative director launched a podcast titled More Than One Thing, a series that featured the likes of designer-couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, and stylist Colin King in its first season. And in March she released her second book, Live Beautiful.

Through the pandemic Calderone stayed inspired, producing season two of More Than

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DesignerInc Technology Platform and Marketplace For The Interior Design Trade Launches Gilded Circle Event Series With Chad Stark of STARK

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

The Gilded Circle community of designers and manufacturers have already begun to take advantage of the DesignerInc technology suite to supercharge productivity in our increasingly tech-centered industry.

Our Fall Communication Weeks brought our Gilded Circle designers invites to interviews, showroom tours and production tours with vendor partners Hellman-Chang, Currey & Co, Theodore Alexander, The Rug Company and others.

To bring us into the holidays on a

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Tyer’s home loan program clears first hurdle | Local News

PITTSFIELD — Mayor Linda Tyer’s $500,000 exterior home loan program received the blessing of the City Council’s Community and Economic Development committee this week, teeing up the potential for a final vote next week.

Members of the committee Wednesday unanimously recommended Tyer’s At Home in Pittsfield program to the full council for approval.

Tyer is requesting permission to spend $500,000 from the GE Economic Development Fund on the program, twice the amount she sought last

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Kent inspectors find wet and cold migrants held in cramped containers | Immigration and asylum

Hundreds of wet and cold migrants were forced to spend hours in cramped containers on a “rubble-strewn building site” after arriving in the UK on small boats, a report has revealed.

In a rare insight into how newly arrived asylum seekers are treated by authorities, prison inspectors visited Tug Haven in Dover, where migrants are first taken from the beach or sea, and found a shortage of dry clothing and other basic supplies.

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