“Within the community, each person will be allotted just 200 square feet of living space, but apartments will be soundproofed, with Roomba-sized robots that rearrange furniture for different needs and times of day. … Furnishings and possessions not being used will be stored inside 4-by-4-foot boxes that are integrated into the apartment floors and electronically […]
Stepping into the Paul Ferrante factory located on Rodeo Road near La Cienega Boulevard is just about the closest you can get to experiencing the sights and sounds of an old-school trade workshop. What might start with a conversation and a rough sketch from a customer results in striking, one-of-a-kind...
Egg-cellent Egg-xecution! Why bring modularity to complicated things like phones and furniture when egg trays need it the most?! The Dot Line egg tray has a unique structure...
From scrappy upstarts to design-conscious brands What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed transport, when your tastes (and budget) beginShow More Summary
Dancer Marquese “Nonstop” Scott never ceases to amaze us with his smooth-as-butter moves. This time out, he uses his skills to seemingly defy gravity and create furniture out of thin air. The track is Stwo’s Her (Majid Jordan Edit).
An art school graduate has repurposed tossed plastic containers into versatile wooden joints
The decor here is circa 1900, with smoke- and coffee-stained furniture, walls adorned with paintings by struggling artists (who couldn’t pay for coffee), and a phone that rings for regulars. Delving into the cafe culture and historic...Show More Summary
Pieces that play backdrop to urban life Like those awkward teenage years, the phase where you’ve you just graduated from budget Ikea furniture but aren’t exactly sure what to move on to can be pretty tricky to navigate. You may not know what upgraded alternatives are out there or are simply overwhelmed by all the choices. Show More Summary
The product with near-infinite configuration possibilities Swiss company USM Modular Furniture is best known for a single product, the USM Haller, a system of modular shelving first manufactured in 1965 for its new offices. Since then,...Show More Summary
Options in wood, marble, and metal Of all the furniture you feel compelled to buy for your house, an accent table is your sidekick, a side table, your side piece. They're small enough that you can make a statement and take risks with...Show More Summary
</p><p> This fall, Joanna Gaines is bringing her eponymous collection of furniture and accessories to American Signature Furniture. The inspiration for Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines comes from Joanna's love of Old World design that stands the test of time. Show More Summary
What exactly does a company town look like in the 21st century? Curbed trekked to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to take a look at furniture manufacturing through the eyes of Herman Miller’s 3,700-strong workforce. First, centuries back, came the forests: occupying almost all of the land-mass we now know as Michigan by the time it was founded in 1837. Show More Summary
Food-tech company Food Ink uses printers to revolutionize fine dining from the kitchen to the dining room
Order a copy today of ?Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter? by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Bookshelves, armoires, and dressers are some of the common furniture pieces we use to organize our possessions. But if they aren't used properly, they can cause serious problems. Post written by Jeri Dansky
More than 230 New York City public middle schools were involved in a study that found a chain reaction at work: leaking toilets, smelly cafeterias, broken furniture, and run-down classrooms made students feel negatively which lead to high absenteeism and in turn, contributed to low test scores and poor academic achievement.
There’s an entire industry dedicated to staging homes for real estate listings. These people (dare I call them con artists?) come into your home and decide how to arrange either your furniture, their furniture, or fake furniture in a way that will make any prospective buyer have multiple orgasms upon entering, ultimately leading to a purchase. Read more...
It’s time to pull out some drawers Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures. One of our favorite places to hunt for furniture is at auction houses, antiques stores, and flea markets. Show More Summary
MIT and Tufts University researchers found silk is good for more than clothes, cool furniture, or bulletproof vests. They found a way to extract tiny silk building blocks, called nanofibrils, that vastly improve filtration techniques. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Cara Gibbs) Sterile white walls and prescribed bland furniture not inspiring? Consider your dorm room your official first studio with these artistic elements that support a more creative way of learning. READ MORE »
There’s more to designing a room than picking out furniture Interior designer Andee Hess, founder of the Portland-based Osmose Design, has been referred to in the press to "enigmatic" and "hard to pin down." Looking at her portfolio,...Show More Summary