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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 This style website is the cream of the crop – using a gentle and creative presentation, Design Sponge serves up multiple posts every day about home design, new and innovative products and tips on home living in a modern world. 2. For a frequently updated online magazine dedicated to everything modern, give Moco Loco a visit. 3. With the tagline “Saving the world, one room at a time,” Apartment Therapy makes it very clear that it has big dreams for its readers. 4. InHabitat is a design website with a mission — to bring together design solutions that are cutting-edge, high-tech, innovative and green. 5. Just as its name implies, this website takes traditional Ikea furniture and redesigns it. 6. 7. 8. Related:  Design blogsFurniture Transformation

Sub-Studio Design Blog Design*Sponge | Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more Design: Phantasy Landscape (part of the larger experimental Visiona 2 interior) Designer: Vener Panton (Danish, 1926-1998) Date: 1970 Country of Origin: Denmark Materials & Construction: Wooden frame, foam padding, cloth covering. Background: The vast social change, sexual liberation and narcotic experimentation of the late 1960s gave way to a wave of boundary-pushing psychedelic designs that sought to challenge the ways humans see and interact with everyday objects. *Illustration by Libby VanderPloeg

Furniture Handmade in 3 to 5 Minutes Jenny Nordberg set out to try something new – to make homemade, artisanal furniture but in a mass produced type of way, i.e. super fast. The project, 3 to 5 Minutes – Rapid Handmade Furniture shows Nordberg under pressure crafting each piece of furniture in the span of just 3 to 5 minutes, as the title suggests. Each step in production is timed as she works her way through each project, which includes two easy chairs with extra pillows and a small trolley, all made in under an hour. Take a look at how it’s done: Each piece has its imperfections, which results in the goal, which is to show what you come up with with you lack time.

decorology the style files HAUTE NATURE Furniture Helps Set The Stage For Today's Workplaces By John Michael From the May 2014 issue of Today’s Facility Manager When thinking about the workplace of the future, what comes to mind? Are there cubicle farms as far as the eye can see? Rows and rows of treadmill desks? Or no physical corporate office whatsoever because everyone will be telecommuting? The workplace is transforming at a rapid pace. After all, fms are responsible for coordinating the space, infrastructure, operation, and design of workplaces. Rethink Space And Furniture As the workplace continues to evolve, one of the major challenges for fms will be using space and furniture in new ways to meet demands of the future workforce. As workers become more mobile, both within and outside their organizations’ facilities, having flexible furnishings helps to facilitate productivity—for both the worker and the facility manager. Another critical way to use space effectively is to create breakrooms that promote overall employee wellness. Consider Generational Differences Michael

Daily Icon GBlog | modern design blog and magazine Build a Master Closet System You have all been down the closet aisle to know what $200 can buy you for organization. And I've been especially painfully aware of this over the last five years, sharing a four foot wide closet with the Ram, tucked behind the bedroom door, with a $200 closet organizer. This closet to be specific. And we STILL had to build it . . . if you know what I mean. So we should know better than to budget a new closet for just $200. Been there, done that, right? Well, this one did run a tad over $200 - right at $230 using up some scrap 1/4" plywood for the drawer bottoms and we already had the screws, but we feel the extra $30 bucks - and the week of work - was definitely worth it. Now SHE wants one too. A few months back, our family sat down and decided to tackle projects that would make our personal home nicer and easier to keep clean. So if you've also got a where to put laundry problem, this could be the post for you. And real quick - here is a breakdown of the supplies 4 - Wood Rod Pockets ($6)

Understanding the Kano Model - A Tool for Sophisticated Designers By Jared M. Spool Originally published: Jan 18, 2011 Thanks to Sciencelakes for translating this article to Danish. Thanks to Vitaly Mijiritsky as well for translating this article to Hebrew. When Flickr, the photo-sharing web site, first appeared on the scene, the designers delighted their users with a variety of interesting innovations. At that time, practically every other web site had a standard home page. Flickr's page was different. It wasn't very long before other sites started incorporating similar capabilities. The interesting thing is, as these innovative features propagated into other sites' designs, they became less remarkable and less delightful to those sites' users. The Kano Model - A Tool for Sophisticated Designers Years ago, we came across the work of Noriaka Kano, a Japanese expert in customer satisfaction and quality management. This model predicted the reaction of users as the key elements of Flickr's personalized homepage propagated to other web sites.

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