Design negotiates between technology, policy, systems and users. It has become a universal medium for expressing ideas, raising fundamental questions and addressing social challenges.
Life can be busy and downright tough at times, so it's understandable that we all seek ways to simplify everyday tasks. If you're nodding your head in agreement, try these life-enhancing ideas and see if they don't help you enjoy the simpler pleasures.
Come on, just admit it -- your garage is wasted space. While most of us are guilty of using our garages for only storage, there are a fair number of people who are taking advantage of that extra square footage and starting a garage conversion revolution.
So, you've just purchased the apartment next door and you want to combine the two spaces into a larger simplex. You can imagine the space, but you're not sure what all will go into it, and you want to make sure the two spaces flow together smoothly. But how do you get started?
Creating a dedicated space for gathering for a meal is more that just finding a table and chairs. You want to create an atmosphere that feels open and inviting even when the table is empty.
Take time to incorporate elements that you find beautiful, or as one of my client says, "Oooh, that makes me happy!" Things that evoke that reaction are the things that speak to the soul.
No one wants to spend any more time indoors during the summer than necessary. At least if you're like me.
From the slam and squeak of a screen door to the scent of berry pie wafting from its windowsill cooling spot, summer in the kitchen can stir up cravings for times gone by (or at least their style).
Your outdoor space should be chic, sharp, and one of casual sophistication extending throughout the home, from inside to outside. Fabrics and materials, once only used inside, are now gracefully employed on the porch.
It may be tough to see the value in a junkyard full of old wooden shipping pallets, but it turns out they're basically furniture factories in disguise. Save yourself some money and consider upcycling them by trying out one of these surprisingly simple projects.
Your wedding day will naturally be a dreamy day! But what does it mean to have a whimsical, dreamy wedding? A lot of my brides mention these specific words to describe their vision for their big day, and through our consultations it becomes clear they don't always know how achieve the perfect look.
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Hanging out in a backyard haven is a wonderful way to savor warm weather. But what about those less-than-pleasant aspects of outdoor time, like bugs, rain and blazing-hot sun? Here are 10 tips to help make the time you spend in your outdoor rooms more comfortable.
Do you find you're spending more time in your kitchen? Have you even used it for formal entertaining, not just for casual family dinners? If so, you're following one of the most important trends in kitchen design today.
Whether newly renovated or newly constructed, these shared office environments are beginning to more closely resemble each other, illustrating some common themes that have emerged as professionals who work in these centers suggest ways they can be improved.
It's a known fact that buyers are attracted to pretty, de-cluttered homes when searching for their newest piece of real estate. A lesser known fact, is what truly attracts a buyer, psychologically speaking.