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First prefab passive house from Ecocor goes into production

The entire process will take 6 to 8 months<p>The last time we checked in with Maine housing startup Ecocor, the company just launched a partnership with Richard Pedranti Architects (RPA) to offer a series of prefab homes built to rigorous Passive House standards for energy efficiency. A few months …

Prefab Homes

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

Maker Pipe Lets You Build Anything Using Cheap Electrical Conduit Tubing (video)

If you have the need to build custom stands for your 3D printer, brewing apparatus, workshop or anything else, you might be interested in a new …

Kitchen of the Week: A DIY Ikea Country Kitchen for Two Berlin Creatives

When friends offered Nora Eisermann and Laura Muthesius the use of an apartment in a farm village just beyond Berlin, it came with a shared garden …

Kitchens

32 thrifty ways you can improve your home on a budget

If you're anything like us, even when you've finished decorating your house completely, you'll still be tempted to tweak and look for ways to …

Wall Art

21 money saving tips for every room in your home!

At homify, we love a good bargain! There is nothing better than learning how to create a stylish and attractive home, while spending as little as …

HomeMade Modern EP60 Stackable Planters

My friends at The Home Depot asked me to design a vertical garden project for their DIY Workshop program. This vertical garden is made from a series …

Room Design Ideas for Your Home’s Most-Used Spaces

As the summer comes to a close and with fall just around the corner, many of us feel the need to change something up in our homes. A fresh change for …

Garden fencing for nosey neighbours in stylish ways

Is there anything worse than planning to spend some time out in your garden, only to see your neighbours peering over or twitching their curtains? …

33 Striking Africa-Inspired Home Decor Ideas

Africa is an exotic place, which excites and stays on your mind forever, once you see it. If you love this part of the world but can’t go there, you …

10 Iconic Chair Designs from the 1960s

Chair design in the 1960s continued to explore new materials, in particular plastic: Robin Day and Verner Panton were two keen proponents. Work from …

Design

Repurposed shipping containers inject funky and unexpected color to a historic home renovation

When LOT-EK was tapped to renovate a 1930s Brooklyn carriage house, the clients encouraged the architecture firm to go big and bold—never mind the …

These Are The Colors Everyone Is Talking About In 2018

There's a new minimalist color palette in town, and it doesn't involve grey.<p>While 2017 was all about tropical green, warm neutrals, and sophisticated camel accents, color palettes took an edgier turn this year. Think fiery reds, metallics, and, of course, a lot of Ultra Violet — the Pantone color …

Sherwin-Williams

20 Creative Floors You Won’t Be Able to Stop Staring At

So you want to give your floors a makeover, but you’d like something a little more exciting than a new area rug. The options are endless, but a creative floor pattern might be exactly what you’re looking for. One of the boldest ways to revamp a bland room is to paint the floors… if you’re up for …

Decorations

10 Tips To Master Your Modern Photo Wall

Modern decorating can be beautiful but difficult to find inspiration, mostly because many people think that modern means minimal. That is untrue. …

8 Entry Benches Under $200

As winter slips into spring, I’m itching to put away the snow boots, toboggans and heavy coats in favor of sandals, sun hats and light jackets. For a …

This Smartphone Gun Is One Hell of a Concealed Weapon

This double barrel .380 discretely slips into your pocket as a smartphone, but is ready for action at the flip of a switch.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters …

dsignio weaves ribbons in tile collection for peronda group

<b>dsignio weaves ribbons in tile collection for peronda group</b><br>(above) ‘laccio’ comes in a wide variety of colors: white, pale cement, grey cement, warm …

Interior Design

Modern Desk Designs For Functional And Enjoyable Office Spaces

The most important element in an office is the desk. This applies to pretty much any office space, whether it’s part of a cozy home or a large …

Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …

Lake Superior

IKEA's Latest Products Will Jumpstart Your New Year

Coming to stores in February.<p><i>NORNÄS queen bed frame, $299</i><p>IKEA lovers, here's some news you'll love. The popular retailer just announced two new collections and a crop of new products set to launch in February. The NORNÄS collection features raw and natural wood designs with Scandinavian influences, …

The Super Cool "Joni Mitchell + Mid-C Shrine" Bedroom

<b>Project by:</b> Trevor <b><br>Location:</b> Florence, Alabama<p>After my brother moved out of our parents' house, my parents let me steal his room, and I completely …

Pioneer Goods Co.

Lovers of old objects have a kindred spirit in Justin Power. His South End shop, Pioneer Goods, feels like walking into a rustic New England cabin …

Current Obsessions: In with the New

Take a look at what’s on our radar as we head into 2015.<p>Next week we’re spotlighting kitchens, including an ultra-sleek (and small) design in …

Selling

12 Quirky Houses Built Purely Out of Spite

See which people took their neighbor tiffs to a whole other level.<p>See which people took their neighbor tiffs to a whole other level. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com

Wikimedia

8 Household Items Everyone Forgets To Clean—And How To Tackle Them

These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.<p>These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.

Graphic Design Inspiration: Jazz Art Festival

Polish designer Marta Gawin designed this amazing promo package for the Katowice Jazz Art Festival. From matches to posters, everything was designed …

How Bezar: Bezar Modern Design Pop Up Marketplace

I have a bad (read: good) feeling about this. Bezar is a new online marketplace from the creatively quirky Co-Founder of Fab.com, Bradford …

Crick: A Stackable Stool by Pedro Feduchi

Is it a stack of stools or a DNA molecule? Well, it’s a stool that when stacked, looks like a DNA molecule. Crick, by Madrid-based Pedro Feduchi, is …