There's something insanely cool about geodesic, faceted pieces. Maybe it's how they manage to look futuristic and crafty at the same time. Or maybe it's the way their many surfaces scatter the light. Or maybe they're just cool. Either way, we want to get in on this.
We're constantly amazed at the insanely crazy creative ways people re-make their old, well-loved possessions (or lucky flea market finds) into completely new pieces. Do-overs like this one proves just as art lives on forever, so can the instruments used to create it. A piano on it's way to the dump found new life in the offices of a music industry design house.
With an appreciation for Scandinavian design, Andrew Moe designs and creates simple, elegant furniture. That he also designs with the small space in mind makes his furniture even more appealing to us here at Apartment Therapy. A recent transplant to Portland, Andrew recently sat down to answer our Meet the Maker survey.
Now that Skyfall has officially made its way to Blu-ray and DVD, I've had a chance to re-watch the latest James Bond flick and gawk at all of the beautiful... work spaces. What, did you expect me to say Daniel Craig?
Look around your home office. Do you notice a lot of unused blank walls? Don't let that valuable space go to waste, consider moving things from the floor to the wall. When working within a small space, any little gain here or there can make a huge difference. Here are three tips to use the walls from your desks to your monitors and your storage.
Michael Shaikin, owner of Ottawa-based The Modern Shop, wants to bring a fresh take on modern design to Canada. As the former owner of a vintage resell shop, Michael certainly has the retail chops for this venture. And with an eye for great designs from Europe and the US, he has style covered, too.
This recent house tour -- Mary Lee's Life in 300 Square Feet -- is a perfect example of carving out a bedroom space even in a small studio. By day this room serves as cozy little living room, complete with a home office. By night, the sofa folds out, the bedding comes out of the storage cubes, and voila -- a bedroom. I rounded up a shopping list of the essential components of Mary's living room, along with a quick guide to why it works...
Hey, remember those cool kids over in Austin we tech toured early last year? We wanted to take a closer look at the individual desks of four of the seven creative types for inspiration for small space, shared workspaces...