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Flexible Shelves and Forward Thinking

by Dan Gregory from EYE ON DESIGN BY DAN GREGORY  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Boxing Days It is a truism that limitation breeds invention, especially in the field of design. Take the ordinary bookshelf, for example. Industrial designer Eric Pfeiffer of PfeifferLab has re-thought it as a set of six different-sized, sturdy, [...]

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leaf personal light by herman miller

by lavardera from workalicious  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Yes, I know, we just looked at a Herman Miller desk lamp a few days ago. Well I apologize, but this lamp is so interesting you'll just have to bear with me. Its called the Leaf and the form quite obviously follows that of a leaf with a center stem and [...]

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Micro-Compact Home m-ch

Small house living is… in college?

by Rosalind Chaplin from Small House Style  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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If you’ve ever wondered whether small house living has a place in university life, students in Germany say, yes! Since 2005, the Technical University of Munich has hosted a student “village” of Micro-Compact Homes (otherwise known as m-ch). Each [...]

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Cracking Art Red Penguins

by admin from just seen  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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It’s almost an obsession - you start researching something on the internet, it piques your interest, so you dig a little deeper, and a little deeper and pretty soon two hours have passed. What started this mission was my previous post about [...]

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How to Clean Up a Broken CFL Bulb

by AnnaMaria Stephens (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Yesterday afternoon, my naughty 16-month-old golden retriever was making the telltale sound of destruction upstairs. It took me a moment to register the evidence I found in his grinning mouth: the bloody stump of a CFL light bulb! And I had nearly stepped [...]

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Backyards, Borders, and Bedrooms

by Dan Gregory from EYE ON DESIGN BY DAN GREGORY  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Lines in the Gravel Our tiny backyard has a ragged patch of lawn that is bordered by a narrow brick mow strip. It’s supposed to form a nice crisp line between lawn and planting bed, and occasionally it does — when I’ve done the weeding. I [...]

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New Renovator's Resource: Affordable Waterworks Studio

by Catrin Morris (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Waterworks, known for its high-end bathroom fixtures and fittings, has launched a new collection called Waterworks Studio, which will offer simpler, more streamlined--and more affordable--versions of its top-shelf products. The collection appears in [...]

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Orange Delight: Furniture in "Hello!" Citrus Hues

by AnnaMaria Stephens (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Few colors feel as thoroughly modern as orange. There’s nothing subtle about citrus, nor shy. It’s exuberant, the design equivalent of an extrovert. Used as an accent or a centerpiece, orange adds visual pop to any interior, especially when it [...]

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Lightbulb Wars Test Lab: Week Two

by Janel Laban (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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Last week we introduced you to the new mega Test Lab we're running over the next ten weeks. But before we get to the first round of light bulb results (coming in August), we think it's necessary to address some common misconceptions about CFLs, LEDs, and [...]

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Classic Centenarian: Eva Zeisel's Timeless Tableware Retrospect

by Anna Hoffman (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:20 AM
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The talented designer Eva Zeisel passed away on December 30. To help honor her memory, we're rerunning Anna's 2009 "Retrospect" column on Eva's work. An important designer from Modernism through Post-Modernism to today, Eva Zeisel's work is both [...]

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