Whiteboards may be useful, but they're also often unattractive and cheap-looking. That is, unless you cleverly reframe one and make custom magnets, like this excellent DIY version from Voyages of the Creative Variety. More
Binders are everywhere in my home: office, kitchen, living room, and yes, even in the bedroom. Given their ubiquity, I like to use binders that are one step up from the run-of-the-mill plastic variety to add a bit of color, pattern or a clean-lined look. Here are some of my recent favorites, ranging from bright and punchy to natural and basic. More
Christina's Victorian home features a narrow second bedroom, but the space had to function as a work space and a and a guest room, too. Check out how this tiny room was refreshed for around $800...
Designer Dario Antonioni's desk pulls off a Houdini-like trick, not only eliminating the need for table legs, but also by hiding cords and cables within the shallow depth wall mounted desk. One of the top 5 designs in last year's DWR + Dwell's Live/Work Contest, the small space home office work surface greets 2013 with a very deep discount, dropping from an original price of $1,199 down to $699.
Here on Apartment Therapy we are always finding new ways to make your home a lovelier and happier place. Well, let's switch it up for a bit and focus on a place where you probably spend as much (maybe even more!) time than you do at home… work. More
Dealing with this closet and salmon painted floor was high on the priority list of things to do to begin turning this basement into the modern family room it was destined to be. It had been on my mind since the moment we got the keys to the house. It took a few months to get around to it but we finally did. Follow me after the jump to see the result... More
Los Angeles designer David Okum is one whose work we've been keeping our eyes on: the seamless organic form of the Okum Desk hinting of Japanese Magewappa bent wood work; his LED overhead lighting merging illuminating efficiency with an inviting textural element,; an interlocking flatpack pet bed inspired by a hardy and humble intertidal creature offers small cats and dogs a cubby of comfort. Okum's work invites the finger to trace along the lines of his designs, perhaps no more so than his latest collection of handmade home office and home accessories... More
The humble rolling cart is the workhorse of furniture. It can be used in just about every room — kitchen, bath, laundry, office — and, since it's mobile, it can also travel. I rounded up nine carts that would be practical for myriad uses. Check out the details after the jump… More