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DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Minimalism 101

Who even concerns themselves with DIY anymore? Modern day electronics have become so unjustly complicated, you can’t sit with your spanner and …

Carbon3D's CLIP Technology Revealed at TED 2015

After two years in stealth mode, Carbon3D has finally unveiled its breakthrough 3D printing technology, which will make printing speed 25 to 100 times faster than that of any 3D printer model currently on the market. The announcement was made at the ongoing TED 2015 conference in Vancouver by …

This Desk Features 1,100 Yards of Scrolling Paper to Record Your Ideas

Handwritten list makers, doodlers, and note takers – rejoice! Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kirsten Camara designed the <i>Analog Memory Desk</i>, which is perfect for people who like to write things down. It has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 yards of butcher paper that acts as a …

DIY Sneak Peek: Brit Morin's Jersey-­Knit Macramé Hanging Planters

In a sneak peek from Brit Morin's upcoming book Homemakers, she shows us how to make these simple macramé planters.<p><b>Materials</b><p>Jersey-knit fabric (1 yard per planter)<p>Plastic or ceramic planter or bowl<p>Ruler<p>Scissors<p><b>Directions</b><p><b>Step 1:</b> Cut eight pieces of material that are three to five feet long, …

5 Ways MIT Is Reinventing Your Power Cord

Inspired by a water hose, MIT’s Tangible Media Group has come up with a way to make cords and cables part of your gadget’s UI.<p>Bending your lamp cord to turn off the light? Pinching your headphone cable to mute your music? A new project out of MIT is looking to change the way you look at cords by …

Headphones

Wake Up Better With The NESCAFÉ® Alarm Cap

I love design and I love coffee. But I don’t like waking up in the morning. However, the NESCAFÉ® Alarm Cap might make it a little easier to get up …

Los Angeles

Broad Pallet Patio Furniture

Friendship Clock Build<p>Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chair<p>Mid-Century Modern Desk<p>PVC Class<p>I like your hexagonal design, it shows how much planning you put …

Furniture

26-Year-Old Battles Depression by Traveling the World and Capturing Magnificent Photos

Michael Loffler is only 26 years old, but he's already been to more countries around the world than many people will in a lifetime. For the past three years, Loffler has used traveling as a way to fight his depression. Armed with little more than a camera and some personal belongings, he journeys …

Putting the Light in Lightweight

It’s been a while since I’ve seen an iconic/memorable lamp design after the Pixar logo, Luxo Jr. Designers at Gagan Design in Canada have been …

Top 32 DIY Concrete And Cement Projects For The Crafty Side Of You

Is concrete on your DIY project list? It might seem like a material more fit for a constructor but it is actually pretty easy to use and highly …

Cement

22 Movies Every Designer Should Watch On Netflix

In search of some inspiration? Then we have the movies for you!<p>Sometimes you take a look at your Netflix queue and think there’s nothing decent on the service. That’s not entirely true! Netflix has certainly lost its library of mainstream Hollywood films over the past few years. But for the …

DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

We’ve all got a mason jar or two lying around the house, so why not put them to good use with this easy and affordable mason jar soap dispenser? …

Crafting

The EXOCET Chair by Stéphane Leathead

EXOCET, a new chair by Stéphane Leathead for all moments.<p>The EXOCET Chair is Stéphane Leathead’s first piece of furniture. Stéphane Leathead is a …

Furniture

Concrete Pendant Light

The beauty of this pendant light is in its simplicity. It features a cast-concrete cylinder and fabric-covered wires. Design by <b>wrk-shp</b>.<p><b>Concrete</b> …

This Furniture Is Made From Seaweed And Paper

Slimy brown beach dreck transforms into beautiful furniture in the hands of two Danish designers.<p>Seaweed is an underrated material, useful for far more than swaddling your sushi: it’s been used in everything from spa treatments to vaccines to ice cream to fertilizer. Now, a pair of Danish designers …

Furniture

Best of the Best! Top 10 Posts of 2014

10. A Slim, Environmentally Responsible, Reusable Water Bottle<br>memobottle is a slimline, BPA free, dishwasher-friendly, reusable water bottle that …

Top 10

A Collection of Furniture Built for Multifunctional Spaces

With the evolution of living spaces turning into more multifunctional spaces, Goyo Estudio created a special collection of furniture that’s …

DIY: God’s Eye Ornaments with a Scandi Twist

Honestly, I never imagined I’d meet a God’s eye I liked. But recently, when trying to conjure a Christmas tree star for Gardenista (see A Star Is …

Stockholm: A Stool That Explores Forms

In Nikari’s project “5 Studies for Nature”, the fifth and final design comes from second year industrial design student Jari Devad in Stockholm, …

Furniture

Video Player

LOGIFACES: A Concrete Puzzle for Digital Minds

LOGIFACES is a new geometric puzzle that stimulates the mind, while also acting as some nice-looking home decor.<p>Inspired by the world of 3D modeling, …

Home

Handcrafted Wood Furniture from Israeli Designer Alon Dodo

Israeli designer Alon Dodo can craft some pretty wicked wood furniture.<p>With the design motto of “perfection of imperfection”, Dodo believes that the …

Hexa: An Adjustable Table Designed Like a Puzzle

A series of tables designed by Bernard Vuarnesson for the ultimate pros in space-saving and transformative furniture, Resource Furniture, have parts …

Furniture

Luminous Modern Furniture Sculpted with Ancient Wood in Resin

At first glance, it's easy to mistake the ultra-modern furniture made by Italian design collective Nucleo for blocks of marble, translucent amber or cracked ice. But look closer: these gallery pieces are actually made by encasing household objects and organic materials in industrial resin. …

Cool Lamps That Lighten Up The Mood With Their Designs

Lamps come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and styles and it’s no secret that they serve a double purpose: to illuminate a room or part of a room and …

Modern Well Glass Light by MEJD Studio

<b>Well</b> is a unique light inspired by traditional water wells. As you can from below photos, the light takes the same principle of well with its wooden …

Light Bulbs

Duo: A Double Purpose Vase by Alessandro Di Prisco

Duo, just like its name implies, is made up of two different components made from two different materials, where the parts fit together to become one …

Furniture

A High Tech Desk That Charges Your Phone

Desnahemisfera designed an office desk, named Katedra, out of contrasting materials for Donar d.o.o. that even includes a built-in wireless phone …