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Seven Steps to Reclaiming Your Garage

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Just like your overgrown, shedding, drooling dog is part of the family, so is the cardboard stacked, fishing pile mess of a garage part of your home. Whether it’s directly attached or located further from the home the purpose of this building is to store your vehicle(s). A cement-floored rafter-ceiling unit meant to protect your vehicle from would be thieves and the harsher elements of…

Warm Wood Defining an Original Modern Treehouse

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Designed by California-based studio Rockefeller Partners Architects, this modern and inspiring Banyan Drive Treehouse project adorns the property owned by a client who first commissioned the architects to built him a house. Seeing that the residential project was never realized, this new collaboration with the architectural studio materialized in a contemporary tree house covering a surface of 172 square feet. Located in Nichols Canyon –…

Multipurpose Surface Upgrades Versatile Furniture Design

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Sweet Talk and Dream is a versatile piece of furniture from French designer Matali Crasset. Meant to be enjoyed as a collection of surfaces, this furniture item is brightly colored to compose a fun, playful support for many activities – from relaxing or reading, to enjoying a cup of coffee with your friends and family. Matali Crasset imagined this easily adaptable soft surface alongside an…

Bright Area Rugs Add a Pop of Color

blue teen room with modern rug

Although it can seem simple enough, adding color to a plain room isn’t always easy – especially if painting is out of the question. If you live in a rented space where painting isn’t allowed, or simply don’t want to go through the hassle, bright area rugs can offer a welcome reprieve from those too-neutral design schemes. In addition to being available in a wide…

DIY Wallpapering: Out with the Old, In with the New

diy wallpaper removal

Approximately two weeks ago my brother found a small leak in the master suite bathroom that due to this seepage was anything but masterly. After removing the toilet and sliding the vanity cabinet out, something snapped and he went strangely Home Improvement Tim Allen with strong Chuck Norris vibes peeking out once in awhile. Everything was coming out, tossed haphazardly through the open window and…

25 Sleek Industrial Furniture Finds

sleek industrial furniture

Industrial furniture can evoke the feel of a factory, warehouse or laboratory. Quirky, unexpected and machine-like, industrial pieces add intrigue to the home. Metal and wood are two common industrial furniture materials. Since these supplies are versatile, it goes without saying that industrial pieces blend well with a variety of design styles, from the rustic to the modern. When choosing industrial pieces, don’t hesitate to…

Decorating with Bright, Modern White

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In a complex design world, we have a tendency to overdo it – to see negative space as the enemy and cover every square inch of a room in colors, patterns, knick knacks, artwork and other elements. We’re often taught that when it comes to design, a room is a blank slate to be filled with items that reflect your own personal tastes in every…

Magic Design Of Alexandra von Furstenberg’s Acrylic Furniture

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Acrylic furniture is a versatile solution for enjoying the material’s transparency without having to worry that it will easily break. There are many styles, colors and textures that can create a stunning interior design out of plexiglass, and Alexandra von Furstenberg’s Plexiglass Furniture is part of a modern, versatile way of arranging a crib that not only looks cool and fresh, but gives an aura…

Canvas Rope Undulating to Shape a Modern Bench

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Modern furniture is built by taking into account many features – from comfort to looks, all the pieces must exhibit an attractive aura, as well as a creative design. One of these modern creations – the Rope Bench – is part of Yoav Reches‘ portfolio. This interesting design merges birch plywood, iroko, canvas rope and stainless steel in a fascinating display of undulating design lines….

Living with Roommates: How to divide Household Chores

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Cleaning your home might be the most difficult task, especially when you have to put up with roommates and it only becomes harder if one of them is as lazy as some of us. But the hardest part of the cleaning process is to get started and get the ball rolling and while many of us are renowned for our lazy escapades and an ability…




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