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Dec 17

Here's What It's Like Designing Wes Anderson's Whimsical Worlds

It’s the holiday season which means you can count on getting lost in beautiful and sweeping worlds of some fine holiday fare at the movies. And let’s be honest, there are fewer on-screen worlds more beautiful than those crafted for Wes Anderson films. The filmmaker is known for his colorful, whimsical, and overtly symmetrical aesthetic seen in films like The Royal Tenenbaums, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Moonrise Kingdom.

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12
Nov 17

This Sofa Converts to a Bunk Bed & Small Space Dwellers Rejoice

Along with our collective obsession with tiny homes, man caves, and she-sheds, bunk beds are having a moment — as a way to maximize small space living, yet still entertain or accommodate guests. And one Greek company’s new design for a pull-out couch that turns into bunk beds in just a matter of seconds is currently trending on Reddit, for good reason.

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06
Nov 17

Go Totally Off The Grid With This Sleek Camper

Part of adulting is encountering the urge to pack up a few belongings, abandon all of your responsibilities and set off toward No Man’s Land to live in a self-imposed state of hermithood. We’ve all had that thought at one point or another, but plotting an escape of that magnitude isn’t as simple as it sounds. Luckily, there’s now a “living vehicle” that can support several weeks’ worth of off-the-grid living.

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Nov 17

Robert Downey Jr. Gives a Very RDJ Tour of His Wacky Hamptons House — Architectural Digest

You can expect a bit of humor when talking about Robert Downey Jr. The Iron Man star recently gave Architectural Digest a thoroughly entertaining tour of his and wife producer Susan Downey’s house in the Hamptons, which is whimsically shaped like a windmill (it started life as a playhouse and was then expanded).

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20
Oct 17

Quick Question! In or Out: Cheeky Word Art on Decor?

The year was 2010 (don’t quote me on that) when we as a society decided we needed to start putting cute sayings on home decor—and guys, it’s gotten out of control. Right?

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15
Oct 17

Ugly Design, The Instagram Account That Makes Us Both Laugh and Cringe

Normally, we prefer to feature examples of design we love, but on occasion, something comes along that is such a head scratch (or a belly laugh) that we just can’t help ourselves. Thankfully, an Instagram account called Ugly Design exists to provide a whole host of examples of the latter.

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09
Oct 17

These Kits Let Kids Build Their Own Furniture – No Allen Wrench Needed

Kids love building things (see: LEGO). Now, they can build their own furniture, too.

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24
Sep 17

Love Bread? Prove It With These Baked Goods Lamps

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Do you love bread? Now you can—ahem—prove it, not just with a GIF of Oprah or by obsessively watching and rewatching every Bread Week episode of the Great British Bake Off, but with a lamp that’s actually made from baked goods.

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20
Sep 17

2017's Most Popular Colors for Interiors (According to Instagram)

Color is having a moment. True, when it comes to our favorite interiors, eye-catching pigments have always been winners, but in 2017, it seems things have been kicked up a notch. To prove our point, we scoured Instagram, one of our favorite sources of decor inspiration, high and low looking for the most loved and shared (and re-shared) rooms and more importantly, what their color palettes seemed to be. After distilling down some of our findings, we found seven colors and combos that reign supreme, according to the ‘gram.

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