Marcel Wanders Puts Creativity to Leather, Launches Boutique of Artful Designs Full story

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on October 21, 2019

Marcel Wanders Puts Creativity to Leather, Launches Boutique of Artful Designs

There’s no slowing down for rock star designer and prolific collaborator Marcel Wanders. After having introduced a Computational Leather Collection with hide specialist Bill Amberg, Wanders has also just launched an online boutique where selected designs are available for purchase. Although Wanders has worked with a long list of brands and manufacturers, the Computational Leather...

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Beautiful Residence On The Edge Of An Extinct Volcano Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 21, 2019

Beautiful Residence On The Edge Of An Extinct Volcano

Situated at the transition between the vast agricultural valley to the North and the forested hillside to the South, this residence takes it all the beauty that surrounds it. The house was designed and built by studio Scott | Edwards Architecture and is located in the Hood River area of Oregon, US. It sits very...

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5 Best Circular Saws Money Can Buy Full story

Posted in Buying Guides | by Corey Majeau, on October 20, 2019

5 Best Circular Saws Money Can Buy

A circular saw is used to cut through wood, metal, and plastic. You can find this piece in any handyman’s garage if they like building things from scratch. The blade is circular (as the name says) and completely flat. If used properly, you can get perfect cuts from your circular saw. Before we get into...

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Top 10 Best Hairpin Leg Kits For Custom Furniture Projects Full story

Posted in Buying Guides | by Simona Ganea, on October 19, 2019

Top 10 Best Hairpin Leg Kits For Custom Furniture Projects

We love the look of hairpin legs on tables. They look super slender and chic and they’re ideal for all sorts of DIY projects. Just quickly attach them to a piece of wood and you can make a quirky piece of furniture that you can actually use in your home. Hairpin table legs are definitely...

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Top 10 Best Patio Dining Sets That Blend Looks and Comfort Full story

Posted in Buying Guides | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2019

Top 10 Best Patio Dining Sets That Blend Looks and Comfort

Outdoor patios and decks are perhaps the biggest advantage of living in a house as opposed to an apartment. Having the possibility to enjoy the great outdoors and everything related from the comfort of your own home is pretty amazing. What about furniture though? Well it’s simple really. A patio dining set is often all...

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Long Island’s Cocoon House Hides Lots of Glass and Boldly Hued Skylights Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on October 18, 2019

Long Island’s Cocoon House Hides Lots of Glass and Boldly Hued Skylights

With a deceptively modest face to the world, the Cocoon House features soaring ceilings, an airy and open atmosphere and spectacular light play throughout. Located in Long Island, New York, the house was designed by nea studio founder Nina Edwards Anker. The residence makes the most of its location while creating a private and environmentally...

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Lovely DIY Projects Which You Can Do With Scrap Wood Pieces Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2019

Lovely DIY Projects Which You Can Do With Scrap Wood Pieces

Everyone working with wood probably has a bunch of scrap pieces from previous projects. While you may not have enough for another big project you can surely use the pieces to make all sorts of little things such as boxes, trays and decorations. Today we’re focusing on exactly that: DIY projects that you can make...

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Eclectic Barn-Like Retreat At The Foot Of A Beautiful Mountain Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2019

Eclectic Barn-Like Retreat At The Foot Of A Beautiful Mountain

At the foot of the Sciliar mountain in Bolzano, South Tyrol stands proudly a beautiful cabin-like retreat. It sits on a site previously occupied by an old barn that dated back to 1850. The new and improved structure was designed and built by studio noa* (network of architecture).  This is one of the most beautiful...

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