Christina Wu

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The Best Paint for Transforming Your Kitchen Cabinets

Walk down a paint aisle in even the smallest hardware store and the number of options is overwhelming. <i>Do you want oil-based paint? What kind of</i> …

Wood Block Desk Organizer

All those little papers- mail, tickets, postcards- can now have a proper home without hiding them away. 5 slots allow for papers and letters to be …

Archives

Clearly Chic: 5 Clear Desk Chairs for Small Workspaces

(Image credit: As linked above)<p>Acrylic furniture and accessories are just not going away. One way you may not have considered integrating the trend …

15 Ideas for Removable, DIY Kitchen Backsplashes

(Image credit: Nicole Block)<p>Having lived in rentals all my adult life, I feel comfortable generalizing that the kitchen is the most generic, bland, …

It’s okay. They’re lemon-flavored.

You Don’t Need Him Like You Think You Need Him

It isn’t hard to fall in love with someone and start to compartmentalize your life around them. It’s not hard at all; it’s actually effortless, …

17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

9 Ways to Decorate With Flowers Beyond the Vase

Get creative with your blooms. Denise Porcaro, founder and owner of Flower Girl NYC, shares new ideas for floral decor.<p><b>1. In a Wreath</b>Nothing beats fresh flowers in a wreath. It is a luxury to make a wreath out of blooms rather than with greenery. Stay seasonal and focus on big blooms, and it will …

Five Best Apartment Search Tools

Looking for a new apartment or rental used to mean combing neighborhoods looking for "for rent" signs and sifting through newspaper classifieds. Now …

Bunday: Z Z Z Z Z

Spread the Cute:<p>Yup, that’s just what it looks like. A Bunneh asleep. ON A BUNNEH BED.<p>Everybody, back to bed. And take yer buns ‘wit ya.<p>Cutest …

What To Put On Your Coffee Table

Coffee tables overflowing with coveted design tomes and objects snapped by some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> If you have a square coffee table, try stacking two diagonal corners with books and filling the rest of your space with artful objects.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> If you have a colorful or …

Furniture

Small Bathroom Ideas: 6 Room Brightening Tips for Tiny, Windowless Bathrooms

Small, windowless apartment (and house!) bathrooms can sometimes be dark, boring and incredibly uninspiring. Fortunately, there are ways you can add …

Omnom Chocolate

Many dream of opening a restaurant, or starting their own culinary-centric company, but few have the experience or knowledge to do so. This was not the case for Kjartan Gíslason, a chef-turned-chocolatier and co-owner of Omnom Chocolate; Iceland's newest bean-to-bar operation. Since September 2013, …

BOLT: A Small Wall Charger & Battery Backup in One

You know it’s a hassle to have to carry around your bulky, USB wall charger, plus a battery backup for your phone, right? BOLT is a small, portable …

Operating Systems

Listen to the Most Relaxing Song Ever

Looking for something to help you relax before bed that doesn't involve popping a pill? You might want to load up your iPod with a song by Manchester …

DIY Easter Decorations: 5 Pretty Eggshell Tabletop Ideas

Planning an Easter brunch or dinner? Here are five DIY centerpieces using eggshells that are sure to make your table feel special.<p><b>1.</b> Golden Easter …

Chopstick Rest (set of 3)

Nothing spectacular here, just a set of three textured brass chopstick rests that look oh-so-perfect when nestled together in the small package. …

Tag: Design Travel

Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Room at the Inn: At the Chapel in Somerset<p>by Julie …

Top 10 shops and attractions in San Francisco for design lovers

Mark di Suvero at Crissy Field<p>Just because the San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is closed for two years for major renovations doesn't mean you can't still enjoy its exhibits – at the Asian Art Museum, at the Legion of Honor, even outdoors. In collaboration with the National Park Service, …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

New York’s Changing Storefronts, In Photos

In the early 2000s, photographers James and Karla Murray embarked on a journey to capture the mom-and-pop stores of New York City. Their book, <i>Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York</i>, showed a city that’s quickly fading into memory: one full of local delis, beloved bars, and shops devoted …

BETA5 Chocolate

When CH was in Vancouver, BC for TED week, a friend's recommendation resulted in a pitstop at the BETA5 chocolate and pastry shop. While it's a bit out of the way in an industrial area, the line stretched out the door and we managed to nab some of the cream puffs that hadn't yet sold out.<p>The BETA5 …

Famous Quotes Illustrated with Minimalist Designs

Using nuggets of wisdom from famous figures like Rumi, Oscar Wilde, and Albert Einstein, Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan McArthur turns inspirational quotes into beautiful, minimalist designs that illustrate the quotation's meaning. The striking, mostly monochromatic designs are elegant …

Strong & KIND

Snacking on traditional cereal bars often means opting for syrupy sweet flavors, which just isn't for everyone. Enter a new line of healthy, gluten-free, soy-free bars from renowned New York-based KIND that offers a 10-gram serving of protein in bold, savory flavors like Thai Sweet Chili and …

"Walking Disney" Characters Survive in an Apocalyptic World

<b>Ariel and Eric</b><p>In a world of turmoil and darkness, the classic fairytale princesses wouldn't escape into their castles and hide away. At least not according to artist Kasami-Sensei, who developed this series in which Disney characters are poised and ready for battle.<p><i>The Walking Disney</i> features many …

31 Mind-Blowing Examples of Brilliant Packaging Design

Packaging: It's a necessary evil. So it may as well be clever.

34 Retro Posters that'll Work in Any Era

No matter how many innovations technology brings, people will always love retro.<p>Like retro clothing, retro-inspired photography and even old school …

Redesigned Consumer Packaging Disappears To Eliminate Waste

For his masters thesis, recent Pratt Institute graduate Aaron Mickelson redesigned mainstream consumer packaging to eliminate waste. How? By creating …

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