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The refrigerator is often the ugliest thing in a kitchen. Big, space-sucking and stupid looking, they can drain the charm from an otherwise lovely space. Sure, there are great options around (I do love me a smeg ), but what to do if yours is one of those ho-hum models, and an upgrade isn’t on the cards?
Coastal hallway Create a coastal feel with tongue-and-groove panelling, wicker storage baskets and crisp white walls.
Lighters, keys, coins … cushioned chairs and couches are notorious for nomming all kinds of things that slip out of our pockets or otherwise get left behind and slide into the cracks. This design simply celebrates that existing phenomena, like a giant-sized pin cushion. It may come as no surprised that this clever-but-boxy furniture piece was developed by architectural designers (of Daisuke Motogi Architecture ), who have a knack for exposing and expanding uses for classic furnishing types.
Yiting Cheng just finished up a master's degree in design, but she could already teach James Bond a thing or two about stashing valuables. For her thesis project, Cheng designed a series of eight objects that ingeniously store secrets--from passwords to money to drugs to IDs.
Forget fabric stores – some antiques are just too boring to bother re-covering with traditional patterns. These hodgepodge pieces use patchwork scraps to create fresh new themes within stodgy old frameworks. (Re)fabric(ation) can be fun. Design by Leftovers takes old and often overly-ornate furnishings that would hardly fit in a modern home, and remakes them to look creative, contemporary and strangely more timeless. If you are at a loss for how to reupholster some household items, look no further for inspiration.
Funny and Creative Design These photos show us a several very creative, funny and inspiring things. Watch and enjoy! 1. I lay comfortably on my favorite “Petit Beurre” cookie to catnap. Mmm, I dream to eat!
20 Outstanding & Outrageous Concept Cars from the Golden Age Article by Steve , filed under Vintage & Retro in the Technology category. A map of the history of the auto industry would show dozens, if not hundreds of roads not traveled.
Each designer or agency office should be filled with creative and innovative gadgets that surprise our clients and stimulate the imagination. A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty. Gadgets are sometimes referred to as gizmos. This will not make you a better designer, but looks are important, specially in front of your clients. Are you a good designer? Then show us your gadgets.