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Storage and Display Ideas

by Dan Gregory from EYE ON DESIGN BY DAN GREGORY  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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Pegboard Potential I recently saw pegboard used for the backsplash in a kitchen and it made me realize just how versatile this material is for storage and display. Architects and designers have been adapting it for years. Here are some examples. This [...]

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The Value of Transportation Enhancements; Or, Are Walking and Cycling Really Transportation?

by Todd Litman from Planetizen Interchange  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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An important current policy debate concerns whether the next U.S. federal surface transportation reauthorization should require spending on “enhancements,” which finance projects such as bike paths, walkways, highway landscaping and historic [...]

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Safe to Install Vintage Tiles in My Home? Good Questions

by Regina Yunghans (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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Q: Yesterday at the Habitat for Humanity I found a box, unopened of possibly 1960s floor tiles from Montgomery Ward. I am pretty sure they are made with asbestos, but they are the most beautiful black with multi-colored flecks. What I want to know if if [...]

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Hospital Hardware for Hanging Shower Curtains

by Sarah Rainwater (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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Medical supply sources have long been a well-kept secret source for affordable shower curtain tracks. We spotted this tasteful example of the idea put into practice at a home designed by architect Risa Boyer Leritz. Read Full [...]

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Hammer Conversations: Li Edelkoort and Murray Moss

by admin from just seen  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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Last night, the Hammer Museum (in Los Angeles) hosted a conversation between Li Edelkoort and Murray Moss. I am very familiar with Murray Moss and his Soho and LA shops known for their curatorial collections. I will admit, that until last night, I really [...]

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portable office inside steamer trunk

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from workalicious  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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Via boingboing.net, the describe this as:Here's a portable office built into an oversized repro of a vintage steamer trunk -- it's a movable workspace you can take on the QEII or sail off with on a zeppelin.office steamer [...]

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bobby table by cb2

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from workalicious  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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CB2 makes this simple table with a hairpin leg that has a great mid-century modern vibe. There are cheaper tables out there, but not necessarily with such a cool retro look. It would make a great table desk, or a nice gangable conference table if you put [...]

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Solar shingles for your garden office roof?

by noreply@blogger.com (Alex) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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There's an excellent roundup at Jetson Green of companies (in the US) which are providing solar shingles to add to your roof. While they're aimed at house-sized builds, there's nothing to stop you using these on your garden office. Well worth a read. [...]

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nyc coworking field trip 27may09

by lavardera from workalicious  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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There is a field trip to visit at least four different NYC coworking sites taking place on Wednesday 27 May, 2009. If you are a worker in New York City who has been curious about coworking then here is a great chance to visit several sites in your city, [...]

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Bright Built Barn

Glow Green with a BrightBuilt Barn

by Kate Dellas from Small House Style  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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With the trend of green building sweeping today’s approach to architecture, we frequently lose sight of the meaning behind all this commotion. It becomes too easy to talk the talk, without ever really walking the talk. BrightBuilt Barn provides an [...]

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