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Daily Archives: May 24, 2011

Tradition vs. Modern Technology

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Tradition vs. Modern Technology

We usually revere modern technology in the design world for its ability to help create fresh, funky and usually more affordable than handmade designs that can be accessible to lots of folks. Because the design world’s so big, handmade and hand-crafted work still has a place–and sometimes seems more revered — Continue reading

DIY: Easy, Modern Concrete Planter

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Easy, Modern Concrete Planter

Once the heat sets in the hands get dirty, it’s hard to stop adding to your garden or outdoor patio. But what to do when you run out of things to plant green and colorful things in? Why, make your own planters, of course. We’re loving this simple and totally — Continue reading

Design Element: Container Guesthouse

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Design Element: Container Guesthouse

Can an entire structure really be a featured design element? Probably not. But this guesthouse shipping container project is one of our favorites, and we never miss a chance to look at or show photos of it. While having a house large enough to have so many guest bedrooms that — Continue reading

Trend: Planes of Neon

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Planes of Neon

We’ve been seeing how powerful bold pops of neon sprinkled around a space can be, but don’t forget that old adage: “if you’re going to do it, do it BIG.” Sure you could just stick to tiny accessories that sport a little neon pink or yellow, but why not go — Continue reading