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Ever wonder how you could create your own mobile app. This blog post shares tools that make it possible for planners to create apps, along with an example of Chip-In, an app focused on harnessing volunteer resources in communities.
Originally designed by the Danish architect Finn Juhl, the Pelican is an underestimated design that ended up standing the test of time. When it debuted in 1940, critics dismissed the dramatically curved chair. Yet, 60 years later, it caught the attention of onecollection’s Henrik Sørensen and Ivan Hansen, designers of the Kindt Larsen Taburet Stool. […] More...
Founded in Copenhagen in 1886, Brdr. Krüger was originally a woodturning workshop. Today, some 129 years later, the family-owned business lives on as a design studio that makes all of their wooden furniture and decor in-house. Their aesthetics are decidedly Danish, Nordic, and mid-century modern, favoring simplicity and practicality. As a result, their handcrafted products […] More...
Located on a former brownfield along the French Broad River, the Smoky Park Supper Club is a shining example of adaptive reuse and brownfield reclamation. Logan, owner of the downtown Asheville restaurant 5 Walnut, bought the 1.8-acre property in 2011 and
A couple of lucky boys in Dallas have their very own fairytale treehouse that was built for them by their grandparents. Steve and Jeri Wakefield hired James Curvan to design the multi-level treehouse, which boasts some extra special details including decks,
A++ Architecture recently unveiled plans to construct a cluster of net zero energy buildings in Bodrum, Turkey. The new development will feature a number of highly efficient, low cost homes made from recycled shipping containers. The high-performing, low-cost
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2014 we hardly knew ye No kidding. We started 2014 just like we have the past 7 years: some installations in progress some designs in progress some products in development Then, it changed. Good old Blue & Yellow *cough* IKEA *cough* announced 2014 as the end of their existing kitchen cabinet system. Rather than deal […]
Market demand: good quality modern cabinets that don’t clear your bank account Good news – the choice is no longer between the ultra low (cost and quality) end and the ultra high end! For folks who want something a step or two up from IKEA, but don’t want the cost or hassle with either fully […]
[Image: Pier Two Athletic Center by Maryann Thompson Architects, Brooklyn; via Architizer]. Unconventional sports... A profile of Reebok published the other week on Bloomberg Business—which you needn't read, unless you are really into either shoe design [...]