Art & Design Home & Garden

Ultra-Compact Interior Designs: 14 Small-Space Solutions

How do you fit an entire houseful of furniture and possessions like beds, books, desks and all the clutter of daily life into a tiny space? With brilliant compact furniture designs and storage solutions that take advantage of every inch of available space. These efficient furniture sets, organizational ideas and other small-space solutions make it […]
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Art & Design Transit & Auto

London Brings The Double Decker Bus into the Future

Public transportation in London is about to get a whole lot more stylish as the sleek new buses designed by Thomas Heatherwick prepare to hit the streets in early 2012. Heatherwick won a 2008 competition to make over the city’s iconic double-decker buses, and his rather futuristic, rounded design features windows that wrap around from […]
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Art & Design Home & Garden

Out On A Limb: 10 Amazing Alternative Christmas Trees

Though traditional Christmas decorating may be in vogue these days, there’s always one guy/gal/family on the block that tosses tradition out the window… along with the traditional Christmas tree. These 10 amazing alternative Christmas trees celebrate the urge to be different while saving the spirit of the season you thought only a tall, tapering, tinseled Tannenbaum can instill.
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Art & Design Home & Garden

Cardboard Creations: 45 Recycled Works of Art

Cardboard is just a throwaway material, short-lived and impermanent. But it doesn’t have to be. While cardboard may perform mostly temporary functions in our lives, it can serve as the basis of some absolutely amazing sculptures, furniture, functioning electronics and even entire offices and apartments. These 45 works of recycled and reclaimed art made with […]
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Art & Design Geography & Travel

Refuge in the Alps Looks Like a Giant Telescope

After a long day of climbing mountains in the Alps, looking out over snow-covered boulders and valleys shrouded in fog, wouldn’t it be amazing to spend a night in this cozy cantilevered getaway? The prefabricated tube juts out over a cliff, resembling a giant telescope from which occupants can continue to gaze at their incomparable […]
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Art & Design Home & Garden

Go Eco with Vintage Decor! 35 Ways to Use 9 Items

Decorating your home? There’s nothing more environmentally friendly than choosing pre-owned goods, especially those that may be seen as trash by others. Look for aging items with lots of texture and character like apothecary cabinets, bins and baskets, bird cages, dressing tables, suitcases, picture frames, shutters, scrap wood, jars and tins. Use these 35 photos […]
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Art & Design Home & Garden

Fairytale Abodes: 15 Tiny Storybook Cottages

Humble and beautiful in their imperfection, little cottages with hand-made details call to mind the tales of the Brothers Grimm and other fairy stories, making us long for an adorable abode to call our own. These tiny houses provide inspiration to simplify and live smaller, and they’re definitely fun to look at. So make yourself […]
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Art & Design Home & Garden

Christmas Crafts: 13 Projects for Kids & Adults

Forget going to a big-box store and piling a cart high with cheap, mass-produced holiday decorations made in China. Warm up your home with handmade ornaments, wreaths and more that you (and the kids!) can easily make out of reclaimed and natural materials like toilet paper rolls, pine cones, wine corks, scrap fabric and cranberries.
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