A water main breaks every two minutes across the U.S. Instead of looking for the closest Band-Aid, cities and developers should think bigger and figure out what else they can fix at the same time to save money over time and reinvest in resilience.
"Indoors or outdoors, it's all about easy entertaining--having everything at your fingertips. To understand what you want your kitchen to be, you must know how you plan to use it."
For those who will be updating, decorating or redecorating this season, you can tap any of the trends presented here regardless of budget or space.
Craig Van Den Brulle is an artist, designer, curator of furniture and founder of the Craig Van Den Brulle showroom in New York. He seamlessly merges the past and the present by exploring elements and tools that will absorb life into the objects that he creates.
Even more than art, design shapes how we experience our surroundings and ourselves. Think about it: art, almost by definition, abstracts from the details of everyday life; design shapes them in the most immediate way.
Watch three beautiful tablescapes come to life with these amazing GIF and videos we made! With only a few key pieces, we mix-and-matched our inventory to create three unique table settings.
Matt Sanders' colorful and unique design style has led to the likes of Jessica Alba and Chiara Ferragni hiring him to upgrade their own spots. And Frank Muytjens is always snapping photos of his weekend cottage that mixes and matches aesthetics perfectly for a cozy and masculine look.
Donna Ballin is the Design Director of leading line of men's accessories brand, HOOK & ALBERT. Formerly, Donna served as an associate design manager o...
Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the cubicle, and while few people dispute the impact this workplace wonder has had on office design and culture, most agree that cubicles have come to symbolize the old way of doing business.
The passing of Michael Graves last week brought a lot of well-deserved praise for his architecture and even more so, for his products that many people purchased from retailers like Target and J.C. Penney.
We fell in love with Chriselle Lim the moment we laid eyes on her gorgeous blog, The Chriselle Factor, and when we found out she was in the market for a new nursery we jumped on the opportunity to help her create a beautiful new space for her and baby Chloe! (Little Chloe hasn't made her appearance yet... but soon!)
Just because boomers are getting older doesn't mean they are leaving the scene. They are not going to be the generation that retires quietly to old age ghettos (aka 'retirement communities'). In fact, savvy businesses are recognizing that boomers are a force to be reckoned with.
Large established organizations and small entrepreneurial ventures alike now understand that design is important to their business success. Could the next step be for these organizations to actually become design centric?
At SXSW Interactive, it's all about community and innovation. It undoubtedly stands up to the self-proclamation as "the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today."
On the list of Canada's biggest exports -- Justin Bieber, maple syrup, Swedish Fish (yes, they're made in Ontario) -- design has never ranked particularly high. But that's about to change: Young Canucks are blazing a new trail.
You can do better than empty takeout boxes.