Realtors and home owners fall all over themselves to stage their properties to sell, coming up with eye-catching and clever ways to cast homes in the best possible light. Nothing, however, can top what this Dutch agency recently did. In what might be the smartest marketing gambit of all time, Huizen Promoter built a roller coaster to shuttle prospective buyers through each room, giving them more of an open house than they bargained for...
Nothing makes a creative person's heart flutter more than the sight of brand new craft supplies and DIY tools. If you have one of these handy souls in your life, you'll make their holiday by indulging in their penchant for sharpened pencils, sharp scissors, and helpful storage.
Welcome to Dream Jobs, a new series where we ask some of the coolest, smartest and most creative people working in design today to tell us all about their jobs and just what they did to get there.
Anna Brockway is the Founder and Chief Curator of Chairish, a genius site that makes buying and selling gently-used furniture and decor a snap! She's also got four kids so we're kinda surprised she had the time to answer our questions at all! Lucky for us (and you), she found the time to tell us how she got to where she is today.
Looking for a happy medium between attractive modern decor and something your child will actually WANT to play with this Christmas? Me too! (I've already purchased a few of the items on this list). This year, consider shopping small and patronizing handmade shops and small businesses. Not only will you discover more unique and appealing gifts but your purchases will have the secondary benefit of directly impacting shop-owners and artisans.
Products Shown: Ventura Sectional, Camryn 3-piece Entertainment Wall Unit, Camryn End Table, Reading Cocktail Table, Havana Accent Chair
Many attractive sofas are simply not that comfy – either so taut that you slide right off or so soft that you can't get up. Lucky for us, the team at American Signature Furniture and Krohler – their own manufacturing facility – took this as a challenge: to create the most comfortable sofa in the world without compromising on style. This is how their new line of furniture, the Ultimate Comfort by Kroehler™, was born.
If you've ever coveted Rachel Winard's handmade, super pure face and body products or wanted to give them as a gift, this is your moment. Just out for Christmas, Rachel has put together a perfect travel kit of her top cremes, washes, oils, toners and mists, all in a lined denim bag by Maptote (all are TSA friendly). This is a perfect introduction to the cult of Soapwalla.
There's no rule that Christmas decor has to stick to a particular palette. If you love color, why not embrace the festive spirit of the season and go all out with decorations in every hue? Here are 10 trimmings to get you started.
As a former Waldorf class teacher, I've seen firsthand how unchecked screentime from films, tv and computer games can adversely affect young children as they grow, but I also believe in doing what I can as a parent to educate and turn a potential problem into an opportunity - and to meet the modern world carefully and at our own speed. I started this project four years ago, it's been going really well. Here's the latest update.
Secret Santa gift exchanges, typically at work, seem like a fun idea until you start drawing names and you realize...oof, now I have to get a gift for someone I barely know. Here are ten stylish gifts that stradle the line between completely generic and too personal.