Kelly Davenport

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Zhoushan Island Restoration

Using two existing structures, the Zhoushan Island Restoration emerges as a modern dwelling from the abandoned ruins. The new home uses the original, …

Horse Barn in Phoenix Becomes Contemporary Glass Residence

US-based studio The Construction Zone converted a former horse barn in Phoenix, Arizona, into a contemporary home. The upgraded residence features …

Architecture

New clean energy credit union to help consumers go green, save money

The CECU will help Americans in all 50 states get loans for solar panels, electric cars, and more.<p>Donald Trump’s election has led many environmentalists to despair over the federal government’s stance towards clean energy and regulations. Even with states and cities trying to take the lead on …

Oil & Gas Industry

Apple fired an iPhone X engineer after his daughter's hands-on video went viral

The engineer who let his daughter show off an iPhone X on YouTube has been fired by Apple.<p>Last week, a YouTube vlogger named Brooke Amelia Peterson posted a video showing off her dad's new iPhone X. The video, shot from within Apple's cafeteria, showcased several features of the new phone.<p>The video …

9 Ways to Completely Transform Your Kitchen

Ready to spice up your cooking space but not sure where to begin? Our panel of pros narrows things down to the most crucial decisions you’ll have to …

Kitchens

World’s most sustainable office space opens in London

Designed by Foster + Partners, Bloomberg’s new London facility sets a benchmark for green architecture and design<p>When Bloomberg, the news and financial tech giant, decided to build a new European headquarters in London in 2010, it had a chance to not just build a home, but make a statement for …

Bank of England

Designing Hebrew Type

Just to be clear from the start: I don’t speak Hebrew. When I first started working with Hebrew type, I couldn’t tell one letter from another, or …

An Eco-Friendly Community Outside of Atlanta Celebrates Nature and Sustainability

Formed around the values of nature, passion, creativity, and community, this sustainably oriented community outside of Atlanta, Georgia, is ripe with modern homes, local produce, and a deep appreciation for the natural landscape.<p>Consisting of four small villages, Serenbe is an eco-friendly …

A Midcentury Home For Sale in L.A. That Was Originally Designed For a WWII Pilot

This beautifully preserved midcentury gem in Southern California hits the market for $1.8 million—original charm intact.<p>Available for the first time on the open market, and with only two owners since its construction in 1964, the DeLeeuw Residence is a beautiful midcentury example of Leroy Young …

IKEA’s selling home storage batteries for its solar panels

A rooftop of solar panels generating clean energy is great and all, but having somewhere to squirrel away that free juice is even better. After stepping into the shade for a good few months, IKEA began selling solar panels again last year with new teammate Solarcentury (a company that specialises …

Rose Hips

Recent posts:<p>Healing Acid Reflux - Many people experience acid reflux or heartburn throughout their lives and don’t understand why they feel the …

Fender's Bluetooth speakers look just as you'd imagine

Fender's first set of Bluetooth speakers is unmistakably on brand. For better and for worse, the compact Newport and its bigger brother the Monterey resemble guitar amps. Both come complete with adjustable volume knobs (so you feel like you're tuning the sound) and imposing metal grilles. But with …

Buttery Jersey royal potatoes with broad beans, mint and lemon - delicious. magazine

• 800g jersey royal potatoes<br>• a glug of olive oil<br>• 200g podded broad beans<br>• a large handful of fresh mint leaves<br>• a grating of lemon zest<br>• a large knob of butter

Illustrations So Sweet They'll Make You Crave Candy​

Realism and detail abound in Alice Lin’s floral illustrations.<p>Bundles of flowers drip droplets of sweet nectar as they bury the faces of creatures from a Wonderland. Within Alice Lin's dense and fascinatingly otherworldly paintings, refined technique elevates a surrealist style. Her works combine …

Frank Lloyd Wright merged eastern and western architecture at Tokyo's Imperial Hotel

Our Frank Lloyd Wright 150th anniversary series ends with the American architect's best-known building in Asia, the now-demolished Imperial Hotel, …

Rehab these Corktown homes, yours for $540K

Also included: land<p>A new listing in Corktown has not one, not two, but three old homes ready to rehab. The sale would also include the lot behind them, which was once home to an apartment building. The cost for all of it? $540,000.<p>The home at 2019 Dalzelle has a porch with some pretty incredible …

Where to find crisp, cool sheets, just like grandma's

<b>Dear Answer Angel Ellen:</b> I love crisp, cool sheets but have been unable to find what I'm looking for. The places I've looked — and there are many— seem to be pushing the soft, smooth, high-thread-count ones that are just the opposite of what I'm looking for.<p>The feel I am going for is what I …

Bearded Irises: A Lost Generation of Flowers Has a Moment

Bliss irises, developed during or just after World War One, belong to the Lost Generation. They show subtle variations of color that strongly evoke …

Tutorial: Diaper change clutch and mat

Jordan Paige shares a tutorial showing how to make a diaper change mat that rolls up into a handy clutch. As a clutch, it holds a couple of diapers …

Google Project Sunroof Wants to Create FOMO About Solar Panels

Solar energy is contagious.<p>On Monday, Google started applying what might be considered a little bit of peer-pressure to convince people to buy solar …

Solar Power

Aunt Trish's Salad Dressing

Ree Drummond

Reversible Stay-On Bib

There are some babies who just won’t keep a bib on. My little guy was one of those! He needed something that he couldn’t pull off. This is how the …

Sewing

Pretty Fabric Envelopes and Fabric Giveaway

Have you started planning your Christmas gift sewing? I always find it hard to come up with handmade gift ideas for the teens and young adults in our …

Furoshiki: Japanese reusable fabric gift wrap

Leggi questo post in: Italiano<p>For part two of my <b>Ecological Gift Wrapping series</b>, something I’d been wanting to try for years (I first mentioned it …

Solar cells with a dark side may be in your future

Balancing flow of energy through a molecule to improve solar energy performance.<p>Modern solar panel technology is pretty damned awesome. I say this …

Bohemian! New Pattern!

Yay!! Bohemian is finally finished and the pattern is complete and off to the printer. I am excited that I can now share this quilt in its entirety …

Sewing with Selvages: Waste Not, Want Not. A Sewing Tutorial

Have you noticed how pretty the selvages on your fabrics are? A selvage is the finished edge of fabric, and it is tightly woven which means it does …

Quilting Basics ~ Maintaining Your Quilting Momentum

<i>Jacquie from Tallgrass Prairie Studios shares part four of her Quilting Basics series today. Today Jacquie writes about how to maintain your quilting</i> …

Reverse Applique Quilt Block Tutorial

In honor of the Something New Sampler Quilt Along, I've put together a quick tutorial to teach you how to make reverse applique circles. This quilt …

Quarter-Square Triangles: A Basic Block with Big Impact

The quarter-square triangle block is one of those basic blocks that can make a big impact. Whether it is pieced with traditional florals, bright …