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Visual Arts | Design

Is Flat Design Actually Awful?

Flat design currently dominates the tech industry, especially on mobile platforms such as iOS and Android. But is flat design really effective for users?

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Be Your Own Designer: 10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats so it can be tricky to decide how best to arrange the space. Here are 10 furniture layout ideas to consider.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Watch an Artist Build a Secret Studio Beneath an Overpass | Mental Floss

Artists can be very particular about the spaces where they choose to do their work. Furniture designer Fernando Abellanas’s desk may not boast the quietest or most convenient location on Earth, but it definitely wins points for seclusion.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

13 Outdoor Tech Gadgets To Create Your Backyard Oasis

Turn your backyard into an oasis with the help of technology from lighting to sound, we've pulled together some outdoor tech gadgets you won't want to miss.

Visual Arts | Design

Top Web Design Trends in 2017 [infographic] | Social Media Today

This new infographic looks at some of the latest trends in web design, and how to use them to best effect.

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

10 Modernist Patio Furniture Pieces for Your Summer Patio

Whether it's good conversation, a good tan or a good drink you're after, these patio furniture picks are a must for a sizzling hot season of hosting.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Stylish Wall Planters You Can Buy Or Make Yourself

The walls are not just for paintings or shelves. In fact, if you'd rather do something special for your home, you should try decorating the walls in a less

Visual Arts | Art & Design

A guide to becoming a UX designer at age 40

Want to become a UX designer? It doesn't matter what age you are—follow this guide, and you'll be able to make the switch.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Why a web designer should design with a mobile user in mind and how this affects SEOs

Hey folk. How you feel when you working with someone and who don’t have a good and well creative mind insight?

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Hilma af Klint: a painter possessed

Was Hilma af Klint Europe’s first abstract artist? As an exhibition of her extraordinary, occult-inspired works opens in London, we travel to Stockholm to find out…

Music | Vinyl Records!

Freaky Formats: The hypnotic world of moiré effect record sleeves

DJ Food continues his occasional column on the stranger world of vinyl artwork, with moiré effect sleeves and some of the best gifs you'll see all day.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be alive (and planning room layouts)! Thanks to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps, it's super easy to create floor plans and virtually design our rooms.

Visual Arts | Design

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Photo into an Abstract Expressionist, Pop Art Portrait - Tutorials 411 : Tutorial

Photoshop CC 2017 tutorial showing how to transform a photo of someone into an exciting portrait that blends abstract expressionism, pop art and glitch art. In addition, this method allows you to instantly replace your photo without having to redo the eff

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

These Brilliant Billboards Complete the Views They Block

An artist is nudging travellers in the Coachella Valley to refocus on their surroundings

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

A Guide to Art Deco Los Angeles | KCET

If you’d like nothing more than to kick up your heels to the Charleston or the Foxtrot in some “Roaring Twenties” garb, celebrating the magic of the Jazz Age, then it’s time to immerse yourself in all the Art Deco that Los Angeles has to offer.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

Where has the creativity gone in web (and UX) design? - InVision Blog

The fate of innovation in web design is in your hands. What will you do with all that power?

Architecture & Interior Design | Interior Design

How to Decorate With Olive Trees | POPSUGAR Home

From improving air quality to repelling mosquitoes, houseplants offer a lot for a space, including great style. And the hottest trend in houseplants is one of

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

The One Thing a Designer Would Never Do in a Small Space

Want to know how to decorate a small space with style? These three qualities will make it functional with a dash of fashion.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Dwell - 10 Ideas For the Minimalist Bathroom of Your Dreams

Possibly one of the most important rooms in your home—a sleek and simple bathroom can easily be aesthetically pleasing without sacrificing functionality.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Logomorphs: Watch 13 of the Biggest Logo Transformations from the Past Year - HOW Design

Check out these animated images showing the biggest logo redesigns of 2016 and early 2017.

Science & Technology | Tech

The End Of User-Friendly Design | Co.Design | business design

As emotive, verbal AI colonizes our world, "user-friendly" doesn't mean what it once did.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Design Week’s 10 biggest stories of 2016 - Design Week Design Week

The news that got you talking this year – we look at the 10 most-read stories across Design Week this year.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Why Your Company Logo Should Be Wordless

A wordless logo appeals visually while cutting out all those advertising words. And Millennials hate advertising. Here are the studies proving it.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

8 Items You Should Never Spend Money on, According to Design Experts

Interior design pros name the piece of décor that isn't worth the investment. Plus, see the smart alternatives to buy instead.

News | Interesting Links

A. Rudin Furniture - How great furniture is manufactured

Each piece of A. Rudin furniture is born in our factory at 6062 Alcoa Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. We invite you to view our video for a glimpse of how it...

News | Health & Wellbeing

How to Get Smokers to Quit? Enlist World’s Ugliest Color - The New York Times

Health officials want more countries to require the use of opaque couché on cigarette packaging. The greenish brown color has helped discourage smokers in Australia.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Home of the Day: 007 'Diamonds Are Forever' house lists for $8 million

The Elrod House was designed by architect John Lautner and featured as a testament to forward-thinking and timeless style, which made it the perfect setting for the James Bond film

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The logos of these 19 huge companies have changed beyond recognition since they launched

We compiled a list comparing the first logos of 20 of the biggest brands in the world with their most recent logos, with help from StockLogos.com.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Why designers should be taking a digital-first approach to branding | Creative Bloq

It's time agencies woke up to the power of digital branding. Digital channels shouldn't be treated like a second-class citizen when it comes to building a brand identity.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

This L.A. Shop Helps Brands Create Marketing Strategies With Designs to Match

() Specs Who President Chris Lowery and founder and ecd Margo Chase What Design and brand consultancy Where New York and Los Angeles Chase Design Group knows how to make something pretty—they're designers after all—but they like to do more than tha

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture & Design

An Hour From Atlanta, 'Skyhaven' Offers Mad Men Lifestyle - Curbed Atlanta

Want to live like Don Draper, but away from the rigors of city life? A home in Rome, about 70 miles from downtown Atlanta, offers the quintessential midcentury lifestyle. Even the name of the home, Skyhaven, evokes images of a Bond-esque existence.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Optical corrections every logo designer should know about – Logo Geek

When designing a logo sometimes grid systems alone are not the solution - optical corrections should be used. This blog discusses the illusions & fixes.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

MeTV Network | These 21 old logos show that major brands looked much different in the 1960s

Rewind the clock half a century and the grocery shelves and neon-lit roadsides of America look much different. While many of our most recognized brands have been around for decades, their looks have evolved. Mascots come and go. Colors change with the sty

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Watch This Brief History of the Chinese Takeout Box | Mental Floss

This video explains the surprisingly complex—and quintessentially American—story of the takeout staple.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture

10 American Cities With the Coolest Architecture

From Antebellum mansions to adobe palaces to glass skyscrapers, these cities are outdoor art museums unto themselves -- and…

Science & Technology | Technology

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.

Business & Finance | Business

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick personally helped design the new logo, and it shows | The Verge

Uber just rolled out a brand new icon for its app, logo for its company, and overall design refresh for its brand. You can argue about its quality down in the comments. Some will undoubtedly love...

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Eclectic Revisited: Preserving Venice's Architectural Context | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

The Los Angeles Conservancy leads tours of Venice's more eclectic buildings to advocate for the preservation of historic L.A. structures.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The 9 worst logo changes of 2015

To identify the worst revamps, Business Insider looked through graphic-design publisher UnderConsideration's Brand New blog archives.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

From Marx to Microsoft: the origins of flat design

Help me. I’m on a laptop running Windows 8 right now. Like many others, I hate it and think it’s the worst operating system since the not-so-distant Vista.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

4 Essential Types of Balance in Design (And Why You Need Them) - The Shutterstock Blog

Your design needs to visually

Cars & Motorcycles | Design

Why Detroit Needs User-Centered Design

U.S. car makers could learn a thing or two from the design minds and methods of Silicon Valley.

Travel | Travel

RANKED: The tallest buildings in the world right now

We've come a long way since the Empire State Building was the tallest man-made structure in the world. Now, it doesn't even come close to the top 20.

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

California dreaming: the homes where the spirit of the 60s lives on | Life and style | The Guardian

‘Nobody ever thought of leaving here unless they were carried out’: why many of the original residents of these elegant Marin County homes still live there

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple has lost its way, say two pioneers of user-friendly design - Fortune

Don Norman and Bruce Tognazzini wrote the book—literally—on graphical user interfaces.

Travel | Israeli Culture

From Art To Extraordinary Architecture, Legendary Israeli Designer Ron Arad Keeps Stunning The World

Known for his daring experimentation with industrial materials, Israeli designer Ron Arad keeps stunning the world with breathtaking buildings and sculptures.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Bunker-Like Underground Mansion Is One Way to Dodge Zoning Rules

Real estate developer and rugby team owner Steve O’Connor wanted to build a mega-mansion in the English countryside. The only problem: Local zoning codes wouldn’t allow a space as large as he envisioned to be built above-ground. So he went underground

Entertainment | Entertain Me

The 19 Most Stunning Movie Covers By the Criterion Collection

In honor of Criterion's 30th anniversary, Indiewire has singled out their most incredible cover designs.

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

Motels and motor courts: Saving Las Vegas’ mid-century gems - Las Vegas Weekly

During the mid-20th century, an organic uniqueness evolved in Downtown Las Vegas, a gift of sorts for the future, for that day when the quaint and personal motor courts with stunning signage would somehow outlast the more elegant destinations of yesteryear, providing historical depth in an ever-changing city.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

5 Totally Rundown Houses Transformed Into Modern Homes | Dwell

You wouldn't guess it from looking at them, but these lovely houses were not long ago dilapidated hazards.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

A Miami Oasis Pays Homage to Florida's Rich Architectural Heritage | Dwell

When architects Melissa and Jacob Brillhart set out to design their new home in downtown Miami, they drew inspiration from Florida modernism and the dogtrot model to create a tropical oasis in the city. The couple designed and built most of the home thems

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Fresh Beach House Merging Classic and Contemporary Details

his classic beach house was envisioned by Jackson Design and Remodeling for a well-traveled young couple who fell in love with the incredible views.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

18 Modern Living Rooms | Dwell

These living rooms showcase modern furniture collections while maintaining a welcoming ambience.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

Why You Hate Google’s New Logo - The New Yorker

Sarah Larson writes about Google’s new, streamlined logo, and how the typeface change brings with it a loss of innocence.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Porsche Mission E: An Electric-Car Missile With Tesla In The Crosshairs

With 600 hp and 310 miles to a full charge, Porsche's EV concept looks Tesla right in the charger.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

No Further West: The Design of Los Angeles Union Station | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

A new exhibition at L.A.'s Central Library features the architectural drawings, sketches and blueprints that expressed the calculated vision of Union Station.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

This Kitchen Is Designed To Be Hidden Away At The Push Of A Button | CONTEMPORIST

This creative kitchen was designed by German manufacturer Warendorf. At first glance, it simply appears to be a wall of cabinets, but hidden within is actually a kitchen with stove, shelving, an extractor fan, and integrated lighting. To access the kitchen, you simply press a button that raises the central portion to reveal everything.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11 More Hidden Messages in Company Logos | Mental Floss

As we've mentioned before, some logos like to sneak in some hidden symbols and meanings. Some might have been staring at you right in the face without you noticing.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Why Design Is Important for Content Marketing

Design has become ingrained in our culture in recent years. Visual storytelling is now more prominent because of social media and mobile browsing, and it’s forcing brands to up their content market…

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Where the Dude abides: Jeff Bridges' $30 million home, built by Kenny Loggins | Spaces - Yahoo Homes

From Yahoo Homes: In 1994, Kenny Loggins sold Bridges the Tuscan-style Montecito mansion that he'd helped design.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

A Bird’s Eye View of Tree Church

This living, breathing, green church is a personal project long in the making for New Zealander Barry Cox. As a deeply religious child, he aspired to be Pope one day. But a deep love of trees (his business, Treelocations, rescues and relocates them) combi

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Wealthy Chinese 'Star Trek' fan builds company headquarters in shape of USS Enterprise - May. 26, 2015

NetDragon has built a $100 million headquarters in the shape of the USS Enterprise in China's

Business & Finance | Business

The Startup That Designed Its Office to Confuse Workers | WIRED

The interior architecture demands a level of alertness rarely seen in your typical white-walled office.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Beautiful home or eyesore? Controversial home made of glass cubes for sale in Vail | Spaces - Yahoo Homes

From Yahoo Homes: This five-story home, constructed of glass cubes meant to bring in the sun while displaying the beauty of the surrounding mountains, rankled neighbors in Vail when it was built.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Almost Every Inch of This Crazy House is Covered in Stones

This crazy house has a solarium built onto it, allowing the owner to sit and survey the neighborhood and all those curiously passing by. Photo: Edina Realty

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Amazing 'Spinning Home' Takes a Sad Turn

This was the dream of a New York commodities investor, Shiva Vencat, and with the help of inventor Patrick Marcilli it became his reality. "You leave your car in the sun, it becomes a furnace," Vencat told The New York Times. This spinning home

Home Improvement | In the Garden

10 for 10: Best Garden Picks on Etsy's Tenth Anniversary: Gardenista

When three college friends created online crafts marketplace Etsy in 2005, their inspiration was Grandma's clutter. In honor of Etsy's 10 anniversary this month, we've cut through the clutter. Here are our top 10 Etsy picks for gardeners:

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design!

7 Homes with Brick Facades | Dwell

Whether maintaining a historic facade or building a new home in the style of its neighbors, brick is a successful material choice that bridges the old and the new.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

10 Ways to Design with Ikea Furniture | Dwell

The Swedish retailer celebrates 30 years in the U.S. today. We've gathered 10 examples of Ikea beds, cabinets, and tables in modern interiors.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

10 Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week 4 | Apartment Therapy

Well, we just posted our last entry for Small Cool 2015, which means now is the time to peruse the whole field of entries in each of our five divisions and give all of your favorites a vote to help send them on to our Judges round. There's tons of inspira

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

22 Creative Workspace Ideas for Couples | Brit + Co

With a little planning and a bit of compromise, you can pull off an enviable home office for two.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Bridge | China Plans to Open World's Highest Glass Bridge

The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Bridge will be 1,410 feet long, 20 feet wide, and 984 feet tall.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

We've certainly been 'Mad' for modern: 'Mad Men's' trend-setting design legacy - LA Times

In its nearly eight years on the air, AMC's period drama "Mad Men" became must-see TV for design professionals and decor fans and, arguably, a boon to the home furnishings industry. The interiors — conceived by production designer Dan

Entertainment | Entertainment

Early TV Set Designs Were Even Groovier Than Mad Men's | WIRED

Television execs used the power of their new medium to expose the masses to avant-garde art.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Julia Morgan: The Woman Behind the Hearst Castle

The Hearst Castle is famous, but for many people the architect remains nameless. Behind the scenes of this iconic mansion is Julia Morgan, California's first licensed female architect.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Meet the Man Behind Don Draper’s Creative Genius -- Vulture

Sunday night's episode of Mad Men featured a botched advertising pitch for Peter Pan's Tinkerbell cookies, a campaign that involved kids writing Dear John letters to rival cookie companies — and eventually results in Johnny Mathis’s firing. It was an ancillary plotline, but over the years, ad campaigns have fueled both the central and background drama on the show. The man behind them, Mad Men co-producer Josh Weltman, meticulously executes many of the ads we’ve seen Don Draper and Peggy Olson pitch

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner | Dwell

Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her own work at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles on May 30. We've assembled a few of Lautner's most revered works in anticipation.

News | From the HuffPost

Obama Campaign Logo Designer Weighs in on Hillary Clinton's

With all of the recent criticism (and some praise) surrounding Hillary Clinton's newly revealed campaign logo, I decided it was time to have another chat with Mr. Sender in order to gain his perspective on Hillary's new bold

Miscellaneous | I Like This

Everyone Has a Great View in a Spinning Apartment Building - CityLab

The biggest class conflict for coming generations will not be access to good education or medical care. It will be who has the best view. Or that's what industrial designer Shin Kuo is kind of implying, writing:

Visual Arts | Art & Design

12 beautiful airline posters from the 'Mad Men' era from the British Airways Heritage Centre - Business Insider

In the "Mad Men" TV series, fictional ad agency Sterling Cooper memorably creates ads and concepts for airlines including Mohawk and American Airlines.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Mad Men Style: The Best of the 1960s from House Beautiful

While Betty Draper was busy in her Ossining, NY, home, House Beautiful was featuring cutting-edge home designs to make any 1960s woman swoon.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Behind the Scenes of the Hollyhock House Renovation | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

After extensive renovations, architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House has recently reopened to the public.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Hanging Artwork 101

Elegant home decor inspiration and interior design ideas, provided by the experts at elledecor.com. Tour celebrity homes, get inspired by famous interior designers, and explore the world's architectural treasures.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

This Modern Mailbox Was Made for Midcentury Lovers | Dwell

You might not expect a mailbox to have a story behind it, but most mailboxes are not the Midcentury Modern Mailbox from modbox USA. The Kickstarter-funded box was inspired from founder Greg Kelly’s frustration that there weren’t any mailboxes that com

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

What Are The Biggest Decorating Mistakes? These!

What do designers see in people's houses that always drive them nuts? Here are the top seven decorating don'ts

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture

10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings | Dwell

Ten buildings by the architectural legend were nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The group contains the first works of modern architecture to be nominated by the U.S.

History | Los Angeles History

Googie: Architecture of the Space Age

Before I moved to Los Angeles (almost 2 years ago now) I had never heard the word Googie. In fact, when a friend -- a native Californian -- used the term I initially thought it must have something to do with Google. I didn't know the word, but I definitel

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday - My Modern Met

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we…

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

10 Absolutely Gorgeous Midcentury Living Rooms

Get ready to fall madly in love with the architectural gems featured in the new book, Midcentury Houses Today.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture

For the Best U.S. Architecture Per Square Mile, Head to Dallas - CityLab

New York has the nation's tallest skyscraper. Chicago has some fancy buildings. But one city wins when it comes to sheer density of urban design.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Super Logo Bowl: The Design History Of The Patriots and Seahawks | Co.Design | business + design

Ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, Co.Design looks at the rise of Pat Patriot and Kwakwaka'wakw.

Visual Arts | Photography

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he's known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account boasting

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

To stain or not to stain - should all wood tones match in Max's apartment? - Retro Renovation

Reader Max is about to move into a new apartment in Chicago and has been frequenting estate sales to collect vintage furniture for his new place. He has found several pieces he loves — a dining set, end tables, record player, easy chair and vintage pe

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

The Best Gifts for the Home for All Design Lovers - Vogue

When choosing what to include in their holiday gift lists, our home editors looked back at the very best trends in design for inspiration. From animal glassware to dainty coffee and tea accouterments, here are their 30 favorite gifts for the home to give (or hopefully receive) this December.

Home Improvement | DIY

Awesome Home DIYs - Clever DIY Projects - House Beautiful

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

Are you buried in clutter? Maybe it's time to live like a minimalist and rid your home of all the chaos. Here we will tell you how to get organized for good.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Ikea Argang Collection reissues limited edition designs from the '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Midcentury modern and Scandinavian furniture designs seem as ubiquitous, relevant, and on trend as they did in the middle of the 20th century, and even more so as our gadgets get more futuristic and our interiors have gone decidedly retro (helped along n

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

Family & Parenting | Kids

Twenty-Three GREAT Kids' Bedroom Design Ideas!

Get design and decorating ideas for children's rooms, from fun color palettes to clever storage solutions.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Why the Chicago Flag Is Such a Brilliant Design

How a vexillologist, an artist, and a municipal librarian worked within the rules and history of flag design to create a masterpiece of the genre.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

How a New York Couple Lives in 242 Square Feet — Curbed | Apartment Therapy

Think your home is cramped? This New York couple lives together in an apartment that measures a mere 242 square feet. Here's how they make it work.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Tour 11 Stunning San Francisco Homes - Architizer

Unsurprisingly, many new homes in San Francisco address issues of providing adequate living space in a dense urban environment — while capitalizing on the Ba...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Why Pay A Contractor To Put Up A Wall When You Can Build One Out Of Legos?

Looking for a little more privacy and a lot more color in your home? Just break out a box of Legos! But you'd better make it a pretty big box. NPIRE, a creative studio based in Hamburg, Germany, spent almost a year building a Lego wall to separate...

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design!

Brass Chandelier DIY — One Kings Lane

Our special projects editor shows you a brass chandelier DIY project that will leave your space aglow.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Tiny Bedrooms - Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas - Marie Claire

Welcome to Marie Claire magazine, the publication that women turn to for information on fashion, style, hairstyles, beauty, womens issues, careers, health, and relationships.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Western-Inspired Rooms | A blog by Sunset

A western home celebrates all that we hold dear in the West: a view of the beautiful landscape, using natural materials and honoring the spirit of colors and textures we see around us. Of course, not all Western-styled homes look alike, but many share sim

Science & Technology | Tech

The Untold Story Of How Steve Jobs Reintroduced His Signature Design Style To Apple

Not anymore, but for a long time, one of the best-known features of Apple software design was something called skeuomorphism.

According to Techopedia, its definition is, "a design principle in which design cues are taken from the physical world. "

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

12 Ways Corporations Are Secretly Manipulating Your Emotions

You might not realize it, but all sorts of companies have developed all sorts of tactics meant to encourage you to take out that credit card. What do they know that we don't? The corporate powers that be have long recognized that human beings are ...

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

13 Chicago Design Destinations You Won't Find On A Boat Tour

Chicago is renowned for its design marvels, but have you explored these lesser-known sites? Much like the design of these structures,...

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Editors' Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture: Remodelista

Here at Remodelista, we know what we like, but what we can afford often takes some chasing down. We each have online sources that we swear by for antique, vintage, and secondhand finds at great prices. Have you heard of Previously Owned by a Gay Man? How

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Great Design: The Bookshelf Reading Chair

Surround yourself with literature while you indulge in your favorite novel while sitting in the bookshelf reading chair. The bold design blends form and...

News | Interesting Stuff

Why People Love Modern Architecture

Do you love modern architecture? There are so many reasons why modern design is so popular. Here is some design inspiration for your modern home.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen with Hints of Japan: Remodelista

A Toronto kitchen inspired by a Norwegian summer home, Japanese kitchen tools included. Join us for a tour.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

Decorating a tiny apartment is all about finding the right balance between functionality and style. Use these tips to help you get started.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens

Mad Men fans will just love this graphic series created by the designers at Shutterstock. Entitled Mod Men: The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens, t…

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

The Pod - Architizer

This project dubbed 'The Pod' by its owners, is a modern interpretation of the traditional timber framed fibro granny flat. It helps a family of four plus gr...

Home Improvement | DIY

DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial

Today s the day! I have had floods of comments and emails asking for this DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial and as promised, here it is!!! This wall treatment is honestly not that hard or terribly time consuming.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

20 Cool And Creative Bed Covers

We spend, on average, about a third of our lives asleep (and hopefully most of that time is spent in a bed), so the bed you sleep in (and the covers you sleep under) are worth some attention. If you're looking for home decoration ideas and want to have th

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand - A Beautiful Mess

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not really anything new—attach legs to wood and call it a plant stand!...

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Dream Cars: the lost wonders of the automotive age

Dream Cars, an exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum, features the most amazing, doomed, gorgeous automotive designs of the automotive age. Streamlined or blobby, three-wheeled or magnificently finned, these are the cars that leapt off the cover of popular science pulps and into the showrooms, where they died an obscure death.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Artful Midcentury Remodels

Renovating a historic home can be daunting, but these seven remodels balance past, present, and future.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

A Simple Way to Get Those Nasty Cable Boxes, Routers and Wires Out of the Way

Everyone needs a cable modem and router these days, but they aren't exactly the most beautiful things to look at. Fortunately, Sweet  Sanity has a solution that helps you hide the boxes and wires inside some simple, white storage boxes.The solution i

Products & Services | Products & Services

Cufflinks That Augment Your Professional Look

A “cufflink” is an attractive fastener used to bind the cuffs of the sleeve on a shirt, blouse, dress or blouse. People have been wearing this accessory since 17th century ...

Products & Services | Products & Services

Cufflinks | Exclusively designed Cuff links | Jewelry

Add more charm to your personality with our high end collection of cuff links make a great gift on many special occasion just like marriage anniversary, birthday, valentine's day, and so on.

Products & Services | Products & Services

Cufflinks and Accessories

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

10 Hot Trends in Retro Furniture that You'll Love in your Home

Create vintage charm in your home with retro furniture appeal There is no doubt that retro trends in furniture are back in a big way! Have you ever heard i

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

Cameron's house from Ferris Bueller finally sells for $1M

After five years on the market, the house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off finally sells - for less than half its original asking price.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture

Whitehouse Park by HB Design » CONTEMPORIST

The concept for this house evolved very simply from the reconciliation of a long and narrow site with the attraction of a natural green reserve located at the far end of it. Bounded on two sides by roadways, the site presented challenges with regards to building placement and privacy.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Design

Tearing Off Your Wallpaper Has Never Been So Fun

This wallpaper is a total ripoff -in the best way possible! That's because it was intentionally designed to be pulled off your walls in any pattern to create a unique and fun pattern. You can even really experiement with the design by putting your own pat

Entertainment | Mad Men

Welcome to 1969: Mad Men's Award-Winning Set Design | Projects | Interior Design

It’s the era of the three-martini lunch, nonstop cigarette smoking, the rise of TV commercials, and the growth of a political-cultural awareness encompassing the John F. Kennedy assassination and civil rights. Mad Men , which just began its seventh

Miscellaneous | Culture

New Retro Inspired Tees Featuring the Matterhorn and the Flying Saucers, Have Landed!

If you’ve been to the park lately then you’ve probably seen some of the attraction t-shirts currently available in our stores, including the Jungle Cruise, Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain. As we gear up for our 55th anniversary, our Product Develop