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This weekend! San Francisco Living: Home Tours Weekend presented by AIA SF and Dwell.

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:47 AM
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Join Dwell at the Home Tours Headquarters for a series of hands-on, practical discussions with design professionals. Each of these 30 minute briefings will introduce you to new ideas that you can directly apply to your own home projects. You'll...

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before you buy new, look hard at used

by lavardera from workalicious  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:22 AM
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In most regions there are used/refurbished office furniture dealers who liquidate big offices when corporations go under or relocate offices.

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Treehouses for adults

by noreply@blogger.com (Alex) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:23 AM
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A nice piece by Tessa Williams in the Daily Telegraph looks at treehouses for adults. Namechecks for suppliers which will be familiar to Shedworking readers including Baumraum and Free Spirit Spheres.Henry Durham, of High Life Treehouses , is quoted as saying: "Customers use them as offices, studios and even as an extra bedroom. We built one recently with a log burner and chimney. Fireproofing was a headache, but the effect is magical." Well worth a browse and look out for a nice little gallery of photos.

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Steal This Look: Ochre Table Setting

by Ms. Admin from Remodelista  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:41 AM
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From Julie & Francesca: Last month in New York we admired this table setting at our favorite interiors shop, Ochre. The pale blue farm table paired with black Hans Wegner wishbone chairs is a combination we wouldn’t have come up with on our own. We also love the matte black candlesticks, the simple white tableware, and [...]

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Sorapot - Modern Tea Pot

by Exclusively Blog (noreply@blogger.com) from Exclusively Blog - Modern Furniture and Design Blog  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:52 AM
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As most tea drinkers know, that old tea pot starts to become a piece of home decor as it sits on top of your stove instead of being put in a cupboard with all of your other corroded, old cooking utensils. Enter the Sorapot. A very cool take on an old [...]

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The pros of wall mounted vanities

by Becky Shankle from eco-modernism  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:56 AM
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Easier to reach, easier to clean There are plenty of good things about wall mounted bathroom vanities. And as with anything green, there are varying shades. Here’s what’s good about getting the cabinet up off the floor: less material is used to construct the cabinet itself: it’s not as tall, and there’s no legs or base, which [...]

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xxs house

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:56 AM
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eXtra eXtra Small House, located in the historic neighborhood of Krakovo in the center of Ljubljana, Slovenia, was built as an ‘urban holiday house’ for a couple living in the countryside. Materials used: fibre-cement panels, terrazzo, plywood, concrete, iron and...

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lv home series

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:53 AM
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I’ve always loved Rocio Romero’s LV Home, ever since I first saw it on the last page of a Dwell waaaay back when…. It’s been fascinating to watch the ensuing rollercoaster ride she’s taken in developing the design, from a...

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the bolt together house

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:57 AM
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Jeff Milstein designed The Bolt Together House (250sf) to be built in your garage from plywood and lumber for under $3000 (remember, this was 1972!), and the components can be delivered by using your car, pulling a small trailer. You...

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Body Language

by modernemama (modernemama@modernemama.com) from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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photo ReutersOne image summing up an entire story. Employees at 25 Bank St, Canary Wharf, the headquarters of Lehman Brothers, London. September 11 [...]

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