It's an easy solution to that light fixture you hate: an easy-to-create basket light. You can buy a pretty basket and make one in an afternoon, or take a more ambitious route and weave your own pretty sisal version.
College student and Reddit user misterpiggies shared a DIY project which he describes as born out of boredom and an obvious affinity for skateboarding, resulting in a 4 bulb ceiling lamp with some obvious street (and crafting) cred...
The Browsing Series project aims to give used books a new lease on life, with Singaporean designers at Foreign Policy imagining books resurrected from their analog roots to a digital format, playing upon the category of "audio books" into a literal translation...
After moving to Saratoga Springs, NY, which is famous for its horses and horse track, Lucianna Samu became obsessed with old horse stall doors. She began collecting and refurbishing the doors for projects around the house. Below are pictures of a liquor cabinet and a kitchen pantry that Lucianna created by hanging the doors on modern sliding rails.
I've found a new obsession. While I've long been an avid follower of blogs, e-mags and the like, I've found a new way to waste spend my time online. YouTube is the place to catch the latest funny cat video, rendition of Gangnam Style, et al, and YouTube channels have increasingly become a great venue for finding design inspiration.
Need a mid-Winter pick-me-up? Tired of same old same? Me too. The clean lines of mid-century furniture can lend themselves to color nicely, and adding a little paint can take a piece out of the 1960s if teak isn't your thing. Take a look at these vivid mid-century dressers for inspiration.
Steve Martino is arguably one of the most exciting (IMO) landscape designers currently working. Even though he works in a climate that's nearly the polar opposite of mine (Arizona — and I am in New England), he is on my shortlist of colleagues that I study for inspiration and ideas. This project makes me want to pick up and move southwest — to a deserted grocery store.
After learning about the substantial wood waste created from the manufacturing of wooden furniture, London based designers Marjan Van Aubel and Jamie Shaw teamed up with the American Hardwood Export Council and Benchmark Furniture to research the development of a new material made from wood chips. The result: the Well Proven Chair.
Brooke, from the home décor blog Inside-Out Design, started with this run-of-the-mill old coffee table, and with some ingenuity and a lot of handiwork, she and her husband transformed it into a one-of-a-kind hand-tufted ottoman.
Is this "before" image intriguing, or what? Yes, you can see the top of the old crusty side table, but what's the point of showing it with all those paint sticks on top? This is truly a DIY project I would never have thought of on my own, and I love it!