Industrial cool doesn't need to be confined to just grown up spaces.
Look at how wonderfully these wire baskets work in Silas' Poised for Adventure Room. If your baby or kids space is a
little too fluffy and soft, why not consider adding some wire baskets
to your bookshelf, or like Lindsay, to the wall?
Entries for our annual Small Cool Contest are flooding in, and as usual
they are filled with fantastic ideas we can mine for our own spaces...including kids spaces! Here
are a few images and ideas for your kid's room inspiration-board.
When a friend told me he was considering planting two trees to celebrate the birth of his friends' new baby twins, I must admit I swooned. Birth-trees! Such a sweet idea, but there are a few things to consider...
On a scale of 1 to 10, shopping for a filing cabinet for the home office falls somewhere in the realm of "2" and "Zzzzz". But Poppin's West 18th File Cabinet is different, thanks to its friendly rounded corners and bright and colorful fronts, adding a splash of vibrant personality to a normally mundane piece of office furniture. Yes, there are also two utility drawers, locks, sliding floor glides, and a larger hanging file drawer, but it's really all about the design here...file it under "fun"! More
How much creativity can be produced within one co-working space? Plenty, if you consider that this personality-packed workspace — courtesy of artist Will Bryant (who you may recognize from an earlier exhibit we spotlighted)— is within a stones throw of the desk of Kate Bingaman-Burt, an illustrator. Get a new perspective on their shared studio (also the headquarters for three other illustrators/designers) in Portland, Oregon.
I fell in love with Charley Harper's prints a couple years ago when I read a Todd Oldham book called Hand Made Modern. When I discovered Charley Harper, An Illustrated Life, also by Oldham, I immediately knew that Harper's work would be the inspiration for my future baby's room, regardless of the gender.
Q: So, form and function are butting heads in our boy + girl apartment living room.The room looks squished, with lots of seating, and enough storage for all our collective "stuff". But out of necessity, the room is rearranged regularly to accommodate my boy's gaming needs. I feel bad for "putting the furniture back" when clearly the problem is with the function of the arrangement...
Last weekend marked Boston's first SoWa Open Market of the season: the outdoor marketplace was packed as artists and makers of all types set up tents to display their wares. Though gorgeous sunshine may have discouraged people from visiting the adjacent artists' lofts open for the neighborhood's Art Walk, I made sure to stroll through, and left feeling inspired by their creative spaces. A browse through our Apartment Therapy archives yields provides a glimpse into even more inspiring places where art is made.
A few weeks ago Jason wrote about blue outdoor furniture to match the springtime of his dreams, and now that it's finally sunny here in Chicago, I've decided to compile a roundup of yellow furniture to match mine. Here's a list of ten sunny tables, bistro sets, chairs, lounges, and rockers, all for under $200.