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New Home Decor from Jason Phillips

New Home Decor from Jason Phillips The economy and the housing market may both be in a slump, but interior designer Jason Phillips is clearly not following suit. The young designer-artist is dreaming up...

Organic Cob House

Organic Cob House It looks like the first little piggy may have had the right idea after all—he just needed to turn his straw house into one of cob. Cob is a natural building material...

Clever Chandelier Made from Recycled Books

Clever Chandelier Made from Recycled Books As an author, the importance of the written word is ingrained in me. In fact, the destruction of any book will make me wince. That is, unless it’s responsible demolition...

Harvest Furniture is Always in Season

Harvest Furniture is Always in Season Imagine having a live bouquet in your home that is perpetually blooming. London designer Asif Khan has found a way to not only provide this anomaly, but also to offer it in...

Floating Kitchen in High-Gloss Shine

Floating Kitchen in High-Gloss Shine I’ve had days where I felt tied down to my kitchen, but never have I seen a kitchen that looks like it needed to be physically tied down, else it float away. Italian...

Transformable Hide-Away Kitchen

Transformable Hide-Away Kitchen For people living in cramped quarters, space-saving mechanisms can be the difference between residing in a home and living in it. Architects and designers are coming up with...

Puma’s Slick New Ping-Pong Table

Puma’s Slick New Ping-Pong Table Puma doesn’t just make hip kicks. They’ve also made a wicked cool ping pong table. One glance at this slick recreational piece of furniture, and your next three words are...

Hi-Tech Space-Saving Furniture

Hi-Tech Space-Saving Furniture From award-winning Latvian designer Rolands Landsbergs comes a unique line of furniture under the name Boxetti. The Boxetti concept is to create and produce furniture that...

Reinventing the Wheel: Whirl Media Center by Phillips

Reinventing the Wheel: Whirl Media Center by Phillips Talk about reinventing the wheel. Designer Jason Phillips has managed to do just that in a brilliant circular media center with built-in shelving. The Phillips Whirl is a...

LED Stair Lights: Awesome and Useful, Too

LED Stair Lights: Awesome and Useful, Too Motion detectors have long been used to illuminate the exterior of homes, aiding returning residents or after-dark visitors. They’re very handy to have, like an automatic...

The Comb-Over Carpet: Flooring with a Bald Spot

The Comb-Over Carpet: Flooring with a Bald Spot Growing old gracefully. It’s something we all vow, at one point or another in our lives, to do. And yet when it comes down to it, we all do a little fighting, kicking and...

Top 5 Freaky Fridges

Top 5 Freaky Fridges #1 - Taking color-coded Tupperware and red sharpies that warn, “This is Tim’s Yogurt, KEEP OUT” to the next level, the Electrolux Flatshare Refrigerator is...

A Telecommuter’s Dream: the Eco-Friendly OfficePOD

A Telecommuter’s Dream: the Eco-Friendly OfficePOD Telecommuting is a hot option for employees these days. It gives people the opportunity to work from home while the company benefits from reduced property costs and...

Magical Mood Swings

Magical Mood Swings As more people turn their backyards into sanctuaries for relaxation, designers are finding creative ways to elevate products from ordinary to whimsical. Take Stephen Myburgh...

Electric Furniture Décor

Electric Furniture Décor Are you looking for something fresh that your friends and neighbors don’t have – something that screams cutting-edge, electric awesomeness? What if you could have it all...

Contemporary Meets 18th-Century: Bold Furniture by Squint

Contemporary Meets 18th-Century: Bold Furniture by Squint Featured in Elle and Instyle magazines, the Heritage & Bespoke Collections by Squint are out of this world. Exquisite designs integrate traditional Old World couture...

High-Tech Coffee Tables

High-Tech Coffee Tables Looking to upgrade that lifeless mission-style coffee table to something a bit more mod? Don’t blame you. Ordinary = snore. What you need is a stunning high-tech...

Bright & Modern Urban Area Rugs

Bright & Modern Urban Area Rugs Long overdue, a new generation of area rugs has been born. Unlike the traditional variety in every Home Depot across America, these modern rugs are a work of art and make...

Beer Me, Robot

Beer Me, Robot Civilization as we know it is about to come to an end. At least in 5,000 households. Women will no longer be asked the age-old question, “Hey, babe, how’s about you go...

Bendable Concrete

Bendable Concrete The future of earthquake proofing has arrived. Its name? Bendable concrete. Professor Victor Li at the University of Michigan developed a self-healing, fiber-reinforced...

The Fletcher Capstan Table

The art of woodworking goes back to olden timey days. If you possess this skill, you were most likely born with it - like Matisse or Picasso, it’s an art mastered by few....

Solatube Daylighting System

Solatube Daylighting System Solatube International, Inc., located in Vista, California, has developed a new lighting system that can draw natural sunlight through a tube and into sections of your home...

Light Up Your Countertops with Fiber Optics

Light Up Your Countertops with Fiber Optics When you’re hosting your next party, wouldn’t it be cool if you could light up your countertop? Not only will it create a nifty conversation piece, it will also add...

Nature Tiles, Bringing the Outdoors In

Nature Tiles, Bringing the Outdoors In When we built our house, I had no idea how much of our time would be spent in simply making decisions. We literally spent hours and days just visiting stores and trying to...

Sole Power Tile, BIPV on a Whole New Level

Sole Power Tile, BIPV on a Whole New Level Solar power continues its ascent in the home improvement market, offering increasingly affordable and aesthetically pleasing options for aspiring solar homeowners....

5 Fabulous Faucets

5 Fabulous Faucets Kitchen and bathroom faucets are rather mundane. They are the means by which you can order up hot or cold water at a moment’s notice. But select the right faucet and...

Boat Docks, Oh the Choices

Boat Docks, Oh the Choices If you live on a pond, lake, river, or any other waterfront location, a boat dock is a must. Even if you don’t own a boat, a boat dock has many entertainment possibilities...

Samsung’s New French Door Refrigerator

Samsung’s New French Door Refrigerator The French Door Refrigerator is a CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Award honoree. CES is the annual Consumer Electronics Show, considered to be “the place to...

Energy-Efficient San Francisco Remodel by Jeff King & Co

Energy-Efficient San Francisco Remodel by Jeff King & Co Taking on a total remodel of a 19th century home in San Francisco might seem like a daunting task in any event, but adding the goal of going as green as possible makes this...

American Clay Natural Earth Plaster

American Clay Natural Earth Plaster American Clay’s Natural Earth Plasters are not only award-winning, their formulation is now patented. The patent was issued on February 3, 2009, and provides the company...

Pompei & Company

Pompei & Company Joseph Pompei, founder of Pompei & Company, has 30 years of experience in custom art glass window design and manufacturing. Based out of Medford, Massachusetts but...

Loopiest Chair and Other Untamed Inventions

Loopiest Chair and Other Untamed Inventions If you’re in the market for interesting and unusual furniture, Opulent Items – Home of Unusual Luxury will make your jaw drop.You Won’t Need Art on Your Walls with...

3 Fun Backyard Island Getaways by Scott Cohen

3 Fun Backyard Island Getaways by Scott Cohen Is something missing from your backyard landscape design, but you just can’t put your finger on it? Maybe your yard needs an island of its own. Creating an island is a...

Gates that Inspire by Steelbamboo

Gates that Inspire by Steelbamboo A beautifully designed gate sets the stage for your property. Whether your gate will be used as an entrance to your front door or a garden gate to your backyard, an artistic...

The Concealed Faucet

The Concealed Faucet Modern designers and manufacturers are taking the kitchen to ultra-sleek dimensions; too sleek, in fact, to be bothered with even a visible water faucet. Yet a kitchen...

FLOR Carpet Tiles

FLOR Carpet Tiles If you’re looking to replace your old carpeting, cover your existing flooring, or find something new for an addition, FLOR carpeting tiles are a new, environmentally...

New Brick and Mortar Saw Wins NOVA Award

New Brick and Mortar Saw Wins NOVA Award The NOVA is a prestigious award that is doled out to innovators in the construction field. Instituted in 1989 by the Construction Innovation Forum, the most recent award...

Transparent, Light-Transmitting Concrete?

Transparent, Light-Transmitting Concrete? Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes a product that is so unique and state-of-the-art that you’re just flabbergasted by the whole concept. The concept...

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Modular Homes in the Arctic

Modular Homes in the Arctic

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