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Discover Your Home Decor Personality: Classic Glam Room Inspirations

If silky textiles, gleaming gold, luxe accents and traditional silhouettes set your soul ablaze, your home decor personality is classic glam. …

Interior Design

10 Decor Trends to Add to Your Home This Fall

As we all mourn summer’s end with a big ol’ collective sigh, it helps to take a moment to think about what we have to look forward to this fall, like these uber-inspiring decor trends. Sure, the lazy days of barbecues, basking at the beach and summer shindigs are coming to a close, but that also …

Home Decorating

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

A real metal head: How steel home decor reflects life’s imperfections

After stepping into Françoise Turner-Larcade’s downtown Toronto home, it’s clear: She’s a heavy-metal kind of lady. Not because her clothes are held together by safety pins, or because she has a propensity for leather-studded vests and Iron Maiden T-shirts.<p>In fact, the Paris-born interior and …

Study Finds Harmful Compounds in Household Dust

A new study published in the journal <i>Environmental Science & Technology</i> found “shocking” levels of harmful chemicals in common household dust …

10 Makers That Will Give You Home Decor Goals at Re:Make 2016

If you haven’t noticed already, we are just a little (okay, a LOT) bit excited about Re:Make 2016 coming up next week. Besides our list of seriously inspirational speakers — oh hay, Tyra and Sophia! — we’re mostly excited about the “make” party of the two-day extravaganza. It’s our mission in …

Letterpress

Purposeful Designs and Concepts

Stool in two stumps and metal... the ring ties and squeezes the two pieces of wood together... Inspired by Brancusi's...<p>Chaise No. 1 in #linen upholstered cushion and #wood.<p>Console No. 2 - Closed #glass box with #wood opening for one cable box.<p>Another shot of Coffee Table no. 3 in #alabaster and …

These transformable train seats could make your commute 30 percent less awful

PriestmanGoode, the design shop behind the new London Tube and this insane luxury space capsule, has released a pair of adjustable seat designs that aim to tackle overcrowding on commuter trains. The seats are adjustable to accommodate 15–30 percent more passengers, depending on the design, the …

The Monochrome Home

Kate’s father predicted they would never use the crow’s nest–like tower, which is reached by climbing a narrow...<p>Inside the Wibowo house in Puyallup, Washington, the space is spare but infused with color because "painting is the...<p>“The kitchen is the room we use the most,” Sofie says.<p>Heating for …

Folly House / The Busride Design Studio

“The Folly House in Pune was a response to a very odd brief: Make Mistakes. The owners were young entrepreneurs, looking to create a biography of …

The best laptop stands

<i>By Kimber Streams</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>If you spend hours every day hunched over a laptop at your desk, get a laptop stand. Paired with a mouse and an external keyboard, a laptop stand can help fix …

Ergonomics

Prefabricated green residential building is slated for Berlin's new 'live-work city'

On a site in Berlin currently home to old, ugly oilfield tanks, a revitalized district called WerkBundStadt is in the works. ingenhoven architects, …

How socially conscious design can help solve the country’s toughest problems

Perfectly timed for campaign season, the exhibit “By the People: Designing a Better America” showcases creative solutions to entrenched issues<p>When Cynthia E. Smith, the curator of socially responsible design for the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum started formulating and planning an …

Zaha Hadid Architects Completes Antwerp's New Port House

Doing justice to the “City of Diamonds.”<p>Repurposing a derelict fire station, Zaha Hadid Architects has inaugurated a central headquarters for 500 port staff that previously worked in separate locations around the city. The building takes the form of an elevated extension, designed to float above …

Lighting Design Idea - 8 Different Style Ideas For Lighting Above Your Dining Table

When deciding what kind of light to put above your dining table there are a number of factors to take into consideration. How long is the table; how …

Minimalist Home in Taiwan with Open Mezzanine

HAO Design gave their clients’ traditional 2.5 story home in Pingtung City a minimalist makeover. The finished design, called <b>Blank</b>, has a light and …