Shannon Sweetman

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Putting Good Use to Bottle Caps

The Building Cap is an eco-friendly twist on the bottle cap that aims to be a universal replacement for the many bottle caps that end up in landfills …

First Look: New Photo Book of Two Adorable Baby Teeth

A brand new book is about to be released by artist Inhae Lee that features two nternet famous little teeth named ickle and Lardee. On Monday morning, September 23, Inhae will debut <i>My Milk Toof: The Adventures of ickle and Lardee 2</i>, a 176 page hardcover book that shows four brand new stories never …

Cute

5 Ways to Make Trendy Rope Bracelets

It’s officially rope week here at Brit + Co! We kicked things off last Friday with our Twisted Rope Rug, continued on over the weekend with 40 Rope Projects, and tackled one of our favorite basic DIY projects yesterday with Wrapped Rope Bottles.<p>Today we’re turning our attention to style, in the …

Jewelry

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

design

A Table and a Seesaw in One

A Table and a Seesaw in One<p>Dutch designer Marleen Jansen has integrated a seesaw into a table and created ‘De Tafel Wip’.<p>The Table Seesaw is a two-seater table that makes leaving the table during dinner—and eating alone—physically impossible.

Art & Architecture

Knock Knock Calculator

Knock Knock is a clever Arduino-controlled calculator toy, designed for small children. The user knocks out a calculation on the surface — addition, multiplication, subtraction, or division — and Knock Knock will spit back the solution, in the form of knocks, of course. Created by Switzerland …

Nom Nom… phone tasty!

Younggun Cho’s eco-friendly set of birch smartphone stands are hungry for your phone! Each playful stand makes for a fun desktop accessory that props …

Best Woody Bike

The BKR is a concept bicycle that uses wood for its physical and natural proprieties of sustainability, malleability and elasticity. The mainframe …

Jeff Skierka Designs

Just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the cassette tape, December 1962, the Mixtape Table — a 12:1 scale replica — is now available. The …

40 Cool Coffee Tables

In the market for a new coffee table? Or just like to window shop online? The days of using a trunk filled with blankets or an Ikea $9.99 Lack table are behind us. Here are 40 unusual quirky tables that will definitely make you look.<p>1. Mixtape Coffee Table: The moment this table hit the interwebs, …

Furniture

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Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Furniture

design

Bottles Up! 20 Ways to Repurpose Your Bottles

Who says mason jars are the only containers hot on the repurposing scene? Bottles are where it’s at, especially after <i>poppin’ bottles in the ice, like a blizzard</i>.<p>But for real, after your next big shindig, be sure to save a few of those glass <i>and</i> plastic bottles to make your own take on any of these …

Decorations

Artist Unzips Vintage Cameras to Reveal Their Inner Beauty

This strange looking vintage camera was created by Guangzhou Art Academy student Hu Shaoming, who spent four months disassembling two cameras from …

These Laser-Cut MacBook Lids Will Take Your Mac Décor To An All New Level

Putting a sweet decal on your MacBook’s lid is cool and all, but if you’re looking to take things to another level with your MacBook decorating skills, maybe you you should try cutting some artwork into it with a laser.<p>The process of laser cutting artwork into your MacBook’s lid isn’t easy, but the …

15 Cool Ways to Display Photography and Family Photos

We all have a stack of family photos hidden away somewhere, or tucked inside an album or two. Perhaps you have a pile of photography prints, in plain …

How To Create a Gallery Wall on a Budget

Gallery Wall Inspiration<p>With $200 to spend upfront and a large space to fill, I knew my vision of a gallery wall was not immediately attainable. I …

Living Rooms

Retronaut

Grazing Giraffe Bookends

Description<p>This set of bookends is handmade and designed by Knob Creek Metal Arts.<p>Made from solid steel, these bookends are heavy enough to hold up your reading collection. Sold in a set of two pieces, finished in hammered black.<p>Dimensions are approx 6 1/2" t x 6 1/2" w x 4" d.<p>Want custom bookends? …

A Micro Loft Designed For Maximum Impact

New York architects demonstrate just how good micro-living can be with their surprisingly spacious Manhattan Micro Loft.<p>Design constraints can breed invention. Few have tested this thesis more fully, perhaps, than architects Specht Harpman, who have transformed a dreary 425-square-foot New York …

Architecture

A Rainbow of Shoes and Legs for Breuninger by John Breed | Colossal

<p>Netherlands-based artist John Breed installed this whimsical leg rainbow in conjunction with German shoe salon Breuninger last year. The piece …

Articles about second floor living on Dwell.com - Dwell

With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.<p>Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s...<p>Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused …

Green Design

design

MYPILLOW by Odosdesign for Viccarbe

When it’s time to curl up on the sofa to read a book or surf the web, I’m usually scrambling to remember where I last left the necessary devices or …

Furniture

Grey Area at Collective Design Fair

Created by Harvard-educated architect Steven Learner, the first-annual Collective Design Fair opens this week at NYC's Pier 57, ushering in a range of vintage and contemporary works that speak to a discerning, multi-faceted design community. Among the exciting roster of 23 exhibitors are Cape …

Design