As all DIYers know, sometimes the flea market is just not your friend. Yari had visions of finding a vintage library file to buy and restore for her home office, but after months of searching, she realized it just wasn’t in the cards. So she bought this new but plain Jane chest and really put her own spin on it.
By Luke Tebbutt
From The Kitchn ? The One Mistake Every Beginner Makes in the Kitchen
By Dan Howarth
By Dan Howarth
This wedge-shaped cabin in the Czech Republic, by Prague studio FAM Architekti, has a folding screen set into one of its slatted timber facades to open the interior out to a nearby lake (+ slideshow). (more…)
By Amy Frearson
These new images by German photographer Robert Herrmann show the near-complete external structures of Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing Soho complex, which is scheduled to open later this year in Beijing (+ slideshow). (more…)
Even after we die, we keep adding to our carbon footprint. 90,000 tons of steel, 4 million acres of trees, and 750,000 gallons of formaldehyde are used in the funeral industry each year. For a more sustainable solution, Katrina Spade started the Urban Death Project to turn the deceased into compost. She won a fellowship to build her first prototype in Seattle.
I’ve been having a bear of a time finding a set of side tables that fit next to my couch and don’t look terrible. I also love a good DIY project — especially one that can be finished over a weekend — so I was pretty excited to see this cool set of DIY side tables made from IKEA cutting boards and plumbing pipes.