DIY Spotlight: Your Old Washing Machine Can Become Your Next Chair Set

As far as home appliance failures go, there’s nothing worse than having the washing machine die, especially in the middle of a rinse cycle like our old 80’s vintage Kenmore! For many people, a dead washing machine means finding a … Continue reading

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5 Whimsical Designs Seen at Last Week’s SOFA Expo

Last week, the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Expo took place in Chicago’s Navy Pier. This yearly expo brings together work from leading designers throughout the world, who are chosen by the world’s top art galleries. Exhibits range … Continue reading

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4 Classic Furniture Designers Whose Products You can Still Purchase Today

Throughout the last 150 years, many classic and modern furniture designers have shaped the changing trends of home furniture. Some of these designers are household names, like Charles and Ray Eames. Others are more obscure yet no less important like … Continue reading

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The Future is Foldable: Three Revolutionary Concepts for the Humble Stacking and Folding Chair

If you have ever been to a school recital, meeting hall or outdoor wedding, you know the folding or stacking chair in all of its uncomfortable glory. These tubular metal monsters have not changed since the 1950’s, and many of … Continue reading

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New Home Designs Made from Old Trucks: 3 Inspirations from dornob

The thought of transforming something like an old truck into housing immediately conjures up images of rickety old trailer parks and DIY motorhomes, but some enterprising designers and architects have come up with some stylish and unusual ways to transform … Continue reading

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Wireframe Furniture for the Absolute Minimalist

These days, many people choose to furnish their homes with as little as possible. With such modern conveniences as flash drives, smartphones and “the Cloud”, many people don’t need bulky bookshelves or entertainment centers to hold libraries of books, movies … Continue reading

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For 4.5 Million, You can Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Original

  The Millard House in Pasadena, California is up for sale. This mansion, also known as ‘La Miniatura’, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1924 for Alice Millard, a successful book dealer. The Millard House is the first to … Continue reading

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