This week we're featuring a slew of amazing kites. Maybe it's time to make your own? After its maiden voyage, find the perfect place for the kite on your kid's wall, to keep safe until your next outing. Any of these tutorials should help:
Q: My friend needs your help. She's a newly divorced mom and has just bought a mostly great house in upcountry Hawaii with an awful, dated peachy-gold splotchy master bedroom. The good news is that it is a blank page - she has no furniture yet so whatever color she chooses can set the tone for the room (the furniture in the picture belonged to the previous owners).
Whenever I’m stressed while working, I find myself sitting in an odd, bunched-up position, or crouched over my desk. Sitting with bad posture is definitely not ideal for anyone who works off at a computer 80% of the time. Here are a couple of elements I
would use to create an ergonomic work space.
The best thing about modern design is figuring out whether you love it or not. Like some contemporary art, it takes awhile to mull over and figure it out. Here are five pieces that I stumbled across while looking at coverage of Milan Design Week. They definitely push boundaries, but are they successful? You decide.
Soon we'll spend our weekends enjoying cookouts and beach parties. Until then, let's take the time to get our homes in shape for summer entertaining. To help, here are the week's best design-centric sales and events. Check them all out in the Weekend Guide, pass it on and be sure to send us your own sale or event.
it's not a coincidence that the two Modernist works of architecture that I
chose to study in depth while in graduate school were both built in France and created
by designers whose skills and works were undervalued for the first 40-50 years
of their careers.
In preparing for my upcoming move to Illinois, I was faced with a decision: live in a town of 9,500 on a quarter acre of land surrounded by neighbors, or live in the country surrounded by 2,000 acres of prairie. For me, the choice was clear.