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Vipp Moves Beyond Trashcans to Make Pre-Fab Homes — Design News

Vipp, makers of designy trashcans, have branched out into prefab homes. The plug and play structure can be installed in 3-5 days, and comes with furnishings, linens, tableware, and yes, a Vipp waste bin, for $585,000. Take a peek at the sleek interior after the jump. READ MORE »

Which Chicken Broth Wins the Taste Test? — The Kitchn

The Kitchn tried 5 brands of low-sodium chicken broth. Check out which one won the taste test: From The Kitchn ? We Tried 5 Brands of Chicken Broth, and Here Is the Winner READ MORE »

Wood and Metal Home Skin Embracing Cozy Family Nest  

Presenting a challenging modern shape inspired by traditional architecture in the area, this modern wood and metal home in North Oakland, California, serves both as a cozy family nest and inspiration for the surrounding neighborhood....Show More Summary

Foil Dumb Bike Thieves With Smart Pedals

In why-don't-we-already-have-this news, a French technology startup, Connected Cycle, has released prototypes of a new kind of bike pedal with GPS included. Now, your bike can alert you via smart phone when it's being moved stolen. READ MORE »

Pro Decorator Tricks to Try: Curtains the Same Color as Your Walls

Pink bedroom design by Angie Hranowsky on Lonny Sure, curtains are one more opportunity to add color, pattern and interest to a room, but for a chic, elegant look consider curtains in the same color (or one shade lighter or darker) as the surrounding walls. Show More Summary

3D Printed Bulb Shades Depicting Upside-Down Skyscrapers: The Stalaclights Collection

Do you guys remember our post on FLAMMABLE, the iconic wax skyscraper sculptures by artist Jing Jing Naihan Li? The Stalaclights collection by designer David Graas, also depicts skyscrapers, but the concept behind the project is a bit...Show More Summary

Top Affordable Art: IXXI, Snapbox, LIFE & Four More — Maxwell’s Daily Find 01.27.15

IXXI Big Statement Art DIY • from € 49,65 • Ixxi I was reminded yesterday of how cool IXXI wall graphics are when I walked into a friend's home and saw them covering the walls in a number of rooms. I blogged about their stock collection back in 2011, but they now make it easy to upload your own hi-res images and create big wall art out of them. READ MORE »

10 Things to Do Around the House When You're Snowed In

There's no question that many of our East Coast readers are holed up somewhere warm and dry right now and are planning on staying close to home, at least for the next day or so. Thanks to the storm and the likelihood of a weather-related day off (SNOW DAY!!!) for the school kids, many people are going to be stuck in...on a Tuesday. Show More Summary

Luca's Playfully Parisian Bedroom — Professional Project

Project by: Florence Choux Livingston of Maison Flo Location: Mill Valley, California Florence shares: This little oasis was designed for my French-American four-year-old boy (I'm French and his photographer papa is American). I wanted to create a bedroom he could grow into but that would still be fun and colorful. READ MORE »

Check Out These Beautiful Flowers in Blocks of Ice — Design News

Botanical artist Makoto Azuma transformed a warehouse into an art gallery with stunning floral bouquets frozen inside blocks of ice. “Flowers will show unique expressions that they do not display in everyday life, by placed under such a different environment,” said Azuma, who also recently sent flowers into space. READ MORE »

Your Blizzard Prep Shopping List — The Kitchn

The Northeast is getting an estimated 2 feet of snow. Are you ready? From The Kitchn ? Here's What You Really Need to Stock up on for the Blizzard READ MORE »

A Gallery of Creative Hex Tile Patterns & Ideas

Hex tiles — those little bitty six-sided tiles that are so common in bathrooms and in older buildings — can be configured in almost infinite variations. Their tiny size makes them almost like little pixels, ready to be combined together into any pattern your heart desires. Here are some of our favorites. READ MORE »

The "Sight Unseen Space, 3k for Everything" Apartment Makeover — Makeover

Project by: Samantha Location: New York, NY It was actually my boyfriend who picked out our temporary apartment in midtown Manhattan - at the time I was still living in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, I did not have the time to fly to New York by the time he moved in, in order to help him out. Show More Summary

Funny Valentines Day Cards (Straight from Pop Culture)

You may not have Carrie Brownstein, Ryan Gosling, or Crazy Eyes wishing you a Happy Valentines Day in person, but —hey girl — these cards are the next best thing... READ MORE »

Tribute to Style and Environmental Responsibility: Vina’s Tiny House in California

With a desire to live lightly and simply, Vina Lustado set out to design and build a tiny house for herself. Vina completed a 140 square foot off-the-grid house that has set a standard for style and environmental responsibility. By enlisting local artists and craftsmen, Vina’s Tiny House embraces the community spirit in Ojai, California. Show More Summary

French Court Rules Child Can't Be Named Nutella — Design News

In bizarre baby news, a French court ruled that parents couldn't name their child Nutella. According to the ruling, it's against the child's interests to be named after a trademarked food product. The judge renamed the baby girl Ella after the parents failed to show up in court. READ MORE »

Back in Black: High-Impact Accents for Your Home

Black is... well, it's the new black. It's the perfect way to add a little contrast and depth to minimal interiors, and it's cropping up everywhere. From staircases to bathrooms to kitchens, black — especially in deep, glossy shades — is back. READ MORE »

We're Hiring: Campaign Coordinator — Job Listing

Apartment Therapy Media (ApartmentTherapy.com & TheKitchn.com) is actively looking for a Campaign Coordinator. A passion for interior design, cooking and our websites is a big bonus! ? Check out the full listing for more info and to apply READ MORE »

The Tetris House: A Creatively Organized Modern Brazilian Home

The name Tetris House likely calls to mind the brightly colored game, but it is not the colors or infectious music that are the inspiration for this Sao Paulo home. Instead, architects Marcio Kogan and Carolina Castroviejo found inspiration from the way that the boxes in that game fit together snugly. This home, like the […]

It's a Catch Up Kind of Day — The January Cure: Assignment #17

Let's kick off the final work week of the Cure with a little well-deserved time to catch up on ANYTHING you need to, from an assignment you just didn't get to yet right on through putting the finishing touches on your project. OR, maybe even a little at-home yoga to celebrate your newly-spruced up living room... READ MORE »

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