06 Jul

On the Menu: Sweeper and Funnel

Design 9/10 Menu has served up a brilliant little design with this brush and dustpan combo. It can be hard to take a ubiquitous product like the simple dustpan and find ways to improve upon its form and functionality – but the design team at Menu has done just that. The general design of...
20 Apr

Cat scratcher bed

Design 9/10 The design of the cat scratcher bed incorporates a gentle curve which provides the cat with more traction when scratching. The curve also creates a comfortable position for the cat to lay, sit and play. The bed can also be flipped over to extend the usage. The main feature of this scratcher...
14 Apr

Casa Olivi Modern Meets Rustic

  Designed by Swiss architects Markus Wespi and Jérôme de Meuron, Casa Olivi is a villa located in the Marche region of Italy. This beautiful villa is constructed on the base of a 300-year-old farm. Although the interior has been converted into a modern/minimalist villa, the designers managed to incorporate the original rustic feel....
11 Apr

8 Realistic DIY Projects

  We all see tons of DIY projects online, but more often than not, you need to be some sort of engineering/cabinetmaking background for the project to come out properly. So we have outlined eight realistic DIY projects for any skill level. These projects will also help you learn the fundamentals and get you...
05 Apr

8 Unique Lighting Options For Inspiration

The concrete and exposed wire is reminiscent of a destroyed building it’s a grungy design that would fit in some spaces. We love the uniqueness but can’t recommend this design for everyone. Via Nwelt   Asymmetry is often viewed as a mistake or imperfection but in certain instances can be used as a powerful...
04 Apr

8 Favorite Kitchens of April

We like this kitchen due to its clean look and smart use of panels to hide everything. It is a great blend of modern and Victorian styling. byMinosa Design The groves are a more practical way to go handleless. The wood shelving on white brick complements each other beautifully. The wooden lower cabinets and white...
28 Mar

Kid’s Round Table with Benches & Umbrella

  Design 8/10 The design of the Kids dining the table is well thought out. The chairs are slightly curved to allow the children to have an equal spacing from the table no matter where they sit. The curved seats tuck nicely under the unit. We would have liked a larger umbrella that covers more...
28 Mar

7 Modern Outdoor Fire Pits

The benches on the sides of the fireplace are a nice touch. The wood storage underneath the concrete ledge keeps everything looking clean and modern. The copper sheets above the fire pit adds warmth to the rocky exterior. A very simple design, clean, modern, and functional at the end of the day this does it...
23 Mar

Mid-Century Modern Design

Mid century modern was a design style created purely out of necessity. To understand the style you need to know the times. We were coming out two major wars trying to rebuild quickly with little money.   The early developmental years of the mid-century modern era overlapped with the great depression a time with...