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Slow Design: Hotel Basico

by Janet from Remodelista  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:42 AM
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From Janet: I recently came across these images of the Hotel Basico in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The exposed pipes and simple turn valves serve as an inspiration for bathroom and kitchen remodels; leaving pipes exposed keeps costs down and creates a stylish industrial aesthetic. Team with simple industrial lights (see 10 Easy Pieces: Industrial Lights).

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Penske joins EPA’s SmartWay Transport Initiative

by Becky Shankle from eco-modernism  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:02 AM
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SmartWay was launched by the EPA in 2004 to provide cleaner and more efficient transportation methods in the United States. Subsequently, SmartWay Transport was begun as a joint effort between the EPA and the freight industry — trucking companies, railroad carriers, maritime cargo — to achieve the same environmental and energy goals. To become part of [...]

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larry bought a house: the mcalmon residence

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:07 AM
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Okay, I'm a tad envious: Larry of OK Los Angeles scored a magnificent coup just recently, buying the McAlmon Residence designed by Rudolph Schindler in 1935. I can't imagine a better person to live in the place - see for...

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Huge Designer Warehouse Sale

by Creede from Grassrootsmodern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:59 AM
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Modern Materials Design, who I just mentioned in my last post, is teaming up with another local design store and having a huge warehouse sale. There will be all sorts of goodies, and rumor is there is a leather sofa for $295 and a sectional for $275. Modern Materials Design had a lot [...]

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Modern Materials Design

by Creede from Grassrootsmodern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:57 AM
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Some of you locals may remember Modern Materials Design. They were a local modern shelter store that started out by the Green Ant, and later moved down the road towards The Light Spot. More recently they closed up their doors, and went online only. For a while the online store wasn’t the [...]

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“A Clean Break” Prefab Neighborhood Opens Tonight at 7PM

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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I don’t know how I forgot to post anything on this event until now. Get ready for lots of links in this post. A Clean Break sponsored and coordinated by Minima is part of the Design Philadelphia citywide event that is starting today and running for a week straight with over 90 programs scheduled. ISA was [...]

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that is just bananas!

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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I received a call from the school nurse yesterday, "your son's stomach is not feeling well and he's a bit warm.  I can keep him here in my office until he gets worse and stuff starts to come out, or you can come pick him up".me: what is his temperature?nurse:...

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Video games...for artists?

by noreply@blogger.com (Rachel) from Hue  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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This is hilarious. Never in a million years would I imagine a video game aimed at creative types and color. But the day has come, and Wii has the paint-themed game deBlob. I think I've played a video game maybe a handful of times in my life, stretching back to Pac Man days, and then some racing game where I drove a milk truck into a tree. Might be fun to try my hand at saving this make-believe

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artist studio, providence, rhode Island

by lavardera from workalicious  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:22 AM
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Screenprint artist Jean Cozzens' studio.

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Choosing a shed - SPK Design & Build

by noreply@blogger.com (Alex) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:16 AM
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Milton Keynes-based SPK Design & Build run by John Thynne designs and builds bespoke garden offices and other garden architecture. Here is an example of a garden studio, 6.6m x 4.4m on solid brick footings, which also has a water supply and velux roof windows as well as underground electric cablin and a plastered interior. It also has two storerooms.

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