What makes a design iconic? Using the criteria that design icons must be innovative, stylish, functional and instantly recognizable, we chose great designs and pitted them against each other, tournament-style. The Apartment Therapy team voted on the early rounds, and it looks like we made some controversial choices!
From your famous peppermint bark to your annual ugly-sweater bash, nothing about your holiday season is one-size-fits-all—so why should your holiday card be? Whether you want to have a laugh, send a sweet note or share a fabulous design, Cardstore has the card to launch you to first position on everyone's mantel, and they can all be personalized to a T.
Nail your holiday sentiment with one of our favorite designs from Cardstore, then sit back with another glass of eggnog while they address, stamp and send your greetings for you. We've browsed their virtual shelves and picked the perfect design for every style – want to see our favorites?
We're setting out to crown the Apartment Therapy community's top design icon. What's your pick?
Last week we introduced the first four match-ups in our Innovators and Icons of Design Tournament, where we're pitting great designs against each other in order to find the Apartment Therapy community's favorite icon of design. This week, we're looking at the next four match-ups in the first round. Take a look, and don't forget to vote below!
Choosing the perfect holiday card is a cinch on Cardstore.com, but taking the perfect holiday photo for said card? That's a different story. Did you forget to book the professional photographer that sunny day on the beach? Is your hair and makeup artist on vacation? Fear not! Here are our top tips for taking relaxed and real holiday photos at home, so your card can make it to the top of the mantel.
Win: One of 12 Classic Eames Designs Value: $10,678 From: SmartFurniture
Celebrate the Holidays with the 3rd Annual SmartFurniture.com 12 Days of Eames Holiday Giveaway! Our friends at Smart Furniture are giving away a stunning design from the Herman Miller Eames Collection every day for 12 straight days. Each piece is an authentic Eames masterpiece, and the grand prize is the iconic Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman. The action begins November 25th (that’s today)! To get going, enter the giveaway on SmartFurniture.com.
What is the most iconic design? We are setting out to crown the Apartment Therapy Community's #1 Design Icon.
We teamed up with the innovators at Dyson to bring you a tournament where your favorite designs will face off against each other. Who should make it to the final championship? Watch the video, and vote for your favorites below!
Cardstore is like the ultimate personal assistant: Not only does it help you customize gorgeous season's greetings—with frame-worthy photos, personalized messages and even signatures—but it also addresses and sends them. (It turns out virtual stamp-licking is way easier than actual stamp-licking.)
Ready to really get into the holiday spirit? Cardstore is giving away 50 personalized holiday cards this season!
Here’s one good reason to look forward to winter hibernation: it’s the perfect time to warm your nest and host a winter wonderland indoors. And what better way to make that happen than with $1500 worth of inspired goods on Shoppe?
When Nokia asked us to design a dream dorm room based on their new Lumia 925 phone, we were psyched – and inspired. (And wishing we could retroactively spruce up our own dull dorms? Maybe a little.) Today, after a lot of brainstorming, wish-list making and virtual furniture shuffling, our divine dorm is finally ready IRL, and we can’t wait for you to come on in. Want to see the finished room?