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Tour: 12 Years of Tinkering Produce an Amazingly Artful Loft. Houzz at a GlanceWho lives here: Kursteen Salter Price, an immunologist; her husband, an endocrinologist; and her two kids, ages 4 and 7Location: Portland, OregonSize: 2,400 square feet (222 square meters); 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms The loft’s original design consisted of carpeted floors, drywall and MDF finish work.

Tour: 12 Years of Tinkering Produce an Amazingly Artful Loft

Price tore all that out. The building is a former factory, so there were no load-bearing walls to leave in place. “Once you tore the walls down,” she says, “the old concrete was great.” She exposed concrete and brick walls, a concrete floor and wooden ceiling beams. Soma Warehouse Loft. A magnificent home of absolute class and style rests in a quaint little neighborhood of Soma, San Francisco.

Soma Warehouse Loft

The residence takes up 5,000 sqf and creates a spacious enviornment with its multiple levels. The property was transformed from a warehouse structure by its original owner with conjunction of the Martin Building Company. It’s radiant heated hardwood floors were saved from a Los Angeles airplane hanger. The house obtained its unique gandeur as it paid devotion to the original hangar with nearly 30 foot exposed timber and white-washed ceilings. This design’s roof line is embellished with multiple skylights consisting of a 16 x 20 foot retractable center skylight almost bringing in the outside environment.

An Abandoned Country Estate in Yonkers – Rent Alder Manor For Film Shoots & Events. Note: I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT ALDER MANOR AND WEDDINGS!!

An Abandoned Country Estate in Yonkers – Rent Alder Manor For Film Shoots & Events

I’ve tried to figure it out, but the person in charge of weddings has never called me back, and it remains a complete mystery. I receive emails daily complaining about a lack of response for weddings, and I just don’t understand the situation. Very sorry! It sits on a hill just outside of New York City, completely empty and, for years, decaying and nearly forgotten… Search. #d9e8c3 #ced181 #7c8f50 #555e32 #bf867c #d4b9b9.

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Fancy. Crowdfunding Site Kickstarts Unusual Tech. - The Kickstarter website allows innovators to post ideas for new gadgets or innovations. - Visitors to the site can contribute to help fund the research and development.

Crowdfunding Site Kickstarts Unusual Tech

If you wanted to see the newest gadget or technological advance on the block, you used to go to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas or CeBIT in Germany. But now there's Kickstarter. "It's a way of taking an idea you have, and putting it out there, and seeing if anyone likes it at all," said Paul Sammut, who has posted his own Kickstarter project, a retro-designed clock. He's also sent money to two others: a fire piston (a way to light fires using compressed air) and a dock for iPhones and iPods.

BLOG: Smartwatch Breaks Kickstarter Records Kickstarter functions on crowdfunding. In the beginning, many of the products were labors of love, such as a niche iPhone app or a record launch. Now more-established players are getting involved. NESTREST. Doesn't that picture look so peaceful and inviting?

NESTREST

I think I'm in love. That dangling, serene little pod is a NESTREST, designed by Paris' Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety. It's described as an over-sized bird's nest that's perfect for relaxation, meditation and open-air conversations. Outgrow.me. 99% Invisible: Season 3 by PRX, Inc. 99% Invisible is a popular radio show and podcast about design, architecture and all the thought that goes into the things most people don’t even think about.

99% Invisible: Season 3 by PRX, Inc

The stories are engaging and conversational, but have a precise sound design that is multilayered and tightly edited. They’re produced to stand up to multiple listens and reveal more each time they’re heard. The ultimate goal of 99% Invisible is to make radio that inspires mindfulness and wonder in all the things in the built world. 99% Invisible is an independent radio program created by Roman Mars and produced at home, usually at night, on a shoestring budget. Update: The 5000 Backer Challenge Help 99% Invisible get a $10,000 grant from the Design Matters Institute! After we left the money goal in the dust in 24 hours (surprising everyone, especially me), I devised a new goal for the Kickstarter campaign: 5000 backers. Lee Broom. What Do I Need to Do Before I Move into a New Place? Design for Hackers: a design book for programmers and developers.

34 Places to Get Design Inspiration – Online and Off. A Non-Designer's Guide to Typefaces and Layout. Fab.com. So You Want To Be A Designer: Top 5 List. Getting started in user experience can be difficult.

So You Want To Be A Designer: Top 5 List

Our profession has an identity crisis. You need look no further than swarm of acronyms that we hide behind: CHI, HCI, UI, UE, UX, IA, ID, IxD, IxSD,… the list goes on. Our identity crisis means learning our field is like trying to inhabit the mind of a multiple personality disorder sufferer. For an aspiring interaction designer, figuring it all out is daunting. For anyone, it’s daunting. This is my top-five list of what I’ve found to be most important to do and master if you want to get into design. 1. The hardest part about creating software isn’t software. What are you working on? Latest Product Designs at Euroshop 2011. EuroShop is the world’s leading retail show with exhibitors and visitors from all over the world.

Latest Product Designs at Euroshop 2011

And Expedit will be there too! When? 26.2.-2.3.2011, Dusseldorf/Germany: Molto Luce presents the latest product designs for modern shop light. Visit us! Halle 11, Stand A 43. For more information, please the official site. How wonderful live is… especially with the huge opportunities of lighting we have to create wonderful lighting atmosphere.

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Graphic Design. Buildings & Stuff. Design Sites. Other Design. Etsy. Wanderlust Gallery and Studio. Wanderlust Gallery is a Northampton, UK-based gallery with an online shop devoted to selling prints and books promoting their artists and illustrators.

Wanderlust Gallery and Studio

And they have Mark Jessett prints, who I absolutely love (last photo). To celebrate the launch of the Wanderlust Newsletter they are offering a prize draw for a free copy of The Garden of Eye Candy by Ginko Press to all those who sign up this month on their website. STRANDBEEST.