IKEA Products Become Compact Kitchen With Planters

April 18, 2013

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How’s this for inventiveness? During Milan Design Week at Zona Tortona, designers from Testi di Legno exhibited a cool compact kitchen design assembled entirely from select Ikea pieces.

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Designers Elia Maurizi and Francesco Pepa’s Unacucina kitchen would work well in a … Read More…

Geometric Medici Chair Goes Outdoors

March 29, 2013

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Last fall I fell in love with a sleek red chair in the window of the Conran Shop in London.

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To mark their 25th anniversary at the Michelin Building, Jasper Conran had commissioned more than 50 designers to create custom … Read More…

Outdoor Furniture Inspired by Skyscrapers and Jewelry

March 25, 2013

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While browsing the recent Architectural Digest Home Design for outdoor showers and appliances for outdoor kitchens, I came across some cool new outdoor furniture whose designs were inspired by skyscrapers and wearable architecture.

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For his furniture pieces that live happily … Read More…

Growing Up: A Guide to Great Gardens in Small Spaces

March 5, 2013

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Living in the middle of a bustling city doesn’t have to mean you can’t create a gorgeous garden space, no matter how tiny your outdoor area may be.

As long as you have a spot with a little … Read More…

Indoor-Outdoor Highlights and Trends From Stockholm Design Week

February 23, 2013

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While on assignment during Stockholm Design Week, our friend Linda Hales scouted some cool indoor/outdoor products for us. Like many other international design fairs, the “grow your own” trend was ever present in Stockholm with furniture, lighting, and other products Read More…

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