Famille Summerbelle The last couple of weeks my youngest sister Charlotte came to work with me on some FS projects at my new studio in De Pijp area in Amsterdam. Charlotte is finishing her 4th year at the Design Academy in Eindhoven. Our ritual was to meet every morning at 8h30 in our local coffee shop on Van Woustraat. We would slowly wake up with a latte chatting about design ideas and she'd introduced me to the work of several amazing dutch designers. One of them is Bertjan Pot, most famous his Random Light edited by Moooi.
Home Decor » Top 25 Interior Design & Furniture Blogs We scoured the web looking for the best interior design and furniture blogs, and below is what we found. From large multi-writer blogs like Moco Loco to more personal fare like Gaile Guevara, the below 25 blogs (plus 5 honorable mentions) are the cream of the design crop. 1. Design Sponge
Recipes for Milk and Lime Paint This long-tested recipe is easy and inexpensive, yet creates a durable, beautiful paint for projects large and small. It is generally considered an interior paint unless properly coated with a suitable exterior topcoat. The amounts given will make approximately 1¾ quarts of paint, to cover approximately 90 to 100 square feet. White painted floor, back room. « Door Sixteen The floor in the back room is finished, and it is beautiful. I couldn’t be happier. What used to be the dirtiest, most neglected and depressing room in the house is now unbelievably peaceful, clean, and fresh. I saw the floor in the daylight for the first time on Saturday, and it was like one of those dreams you have where you discover a room in your house that you never knew was there before. Amazing.
Get a Load of This Office's Winding, 1,100-Foot 'Superdesk' - Office Spaces Monday, February 17, 2014, by Spencer Peterson Photo via My Modern Met In the new Manhattan office of the Barbarian Group, an interactive marketing firm founded in 2001, all 125 of the agency's NYC-based employees share a single desk, and no, it isn't due to some Kafkaesque cost-cutting move or a perverse, competition-inducing game of musical chairs. The place has a fun-looking layout made possible by 'Superdesk,' Clive Wilkinson Architects' latest attempt at redefining workplace design, an 1,100-foot surface that snakes its way around the space in a long unbroken loop, with seven archways that create semi-private nooks for meetings and collaborative projects. It's been a long road to open-office Shambhala, not without head-scratching moments and potential pitfalls, and the view sure is fine.
40 Creative Package Designs They tell you not to judge a book by it’s cover, nor a fish by it’s scales. Usually they’re trying to get you to reserve judgment, despite poor something or someone’s poor appearance. Even so, the package a product comes in has a strong impact upon sales. Sure, you could just wrap a great product up in paper and twine, but you know it won’t sell as well. That’s why hard work and lots of creativity goes into great packaging. A creative package can sometimes be the driving force of an item, and that’s what this gallery is all about. Perennial Vegetables: Grow More Food With Less Work - Organic Gardening Related Content Easiest Vegetables to Grow Ready to start your first garden? To guarantee success with your first garden, stick with Barbara Pl... Plant Edible Ground Cover You can sneak a few attractive, low maintenance food plants onto your lawn, and your neighbors will ...
An Architecture Student Bought a Bus and Turned It Into This Beautiful Creation. Wow. Hank Butitta is an architecture student who needed a project for his thesis. So he came up with the idea to buy and convert a bus into a home. The goal was to strike a balance between being affordable, livable and mobile. After construction, he took it for a spin on a 5,000 mile road trip, showing people it’s possible to live in a smaller footprint and use space efficiently. Like Us on Facebook s 50 Most Popular Articles of 2012 Dear Yatzer lovers, During the six years of my digital life, I've always felt grateful that the content we share on this website has gained the trust and enjoyed the appreciation of millions of people the world over. You may have heard me saying that 'Your dream job does not exist.
Organizing Tasks for a New Home I am a few weeks in to being the very proud new owner of my first home, and along with that has come a task list a mile long. Since I am prone to keeping it all running in my head and then getting overwhelmed, I am to really trying to do things a little differently than usual.I am head over heels with my 1919 Craftsman home but she needs a little love and updating to bring her up to speed and be able to make it through another century. With all that I have on my hands and in my mind for the next few months I have to find a way to keep sane and organized throughout the process.
Design: Interesting/ deconstructivist Chairs Wu Yu-Ying, The young and talented designer had won the red dot award for her furniture design called Breathing Chair. when first time I look at this chair, a giant cheese fly in my mind. The form of this unique furniture was very similar. But forget about the cheese…. living in: atonement No movie in recent memory has captured English wartime romance quite as well as Atonement. A dreamy wisp of florals and wildflowers in the years preceding World War II, the film follows the scandal and intrigue that rock a proper countryside manse. Pattern on pattern, privileged parties, feminine swags and fantastic party dresses — if it weren’t for the impending war, I’d say sign me up. — Amy Merrick