Drowning in books, records and other forms of media? Tired of the storage solutions you've been using for the past few years? A new year is a great opportunity to get a handle on the content you want to keep on hand in your home. Here are three novel ideas for locations you might not have used yet for media storage.
Don't adjust your TV screens, we've still got four people in the running to win Ellen's Design Challenge. This week, the designers head to Ellen's talk show set and get a dance lesson their challenge from DJ Twitch. Here's how it went:
Four designers down, and four left! For making it this far, the remaining cast members get a signed copy of Ellen's latest book. But the inscription also holds their challenge for the week. Let's see how they did:
Color. Color. Color. It's such a powerful aspect of our lives, and yet most of us probably haven't stopped to think deeply about color as a concept. We appreciate particular colors, arrange them, and live with them, but there's so much more to color than those actions may let on. Here are fifteen books that give color a closer look, including works written by historians who have delved deep into color's past, color theorists who have contemplated its power, and interior designers who put color to its best use.
The competition on Ellen's Design Challenge is heating up, and we're losing more talented designers. This week's eliminated contestant may not have produced the biggest wows, but simple definitely doesn't mean basic.