By Ben Hobson
By Ben Hobson
I haven’t done a DIY project around the house in awhile, but even I know I’ve got a can of leftover spray paint lying around the house somewhere. Don’t go out and buy more materials for DIY projects; we’ve got ten ideas of simple (even pretty obvious!) DIY details you can do around the house with leftover spray paint you might already have. Will one of these spark an idea for you this weekend?
As more and more of us work more, work from home and are more connected to work than ever before, plenty of us are finding it difficult to truly disconnect from work. We find ourselves checking in just in case. Trying to get ahead when we find some free time — instead of doing a hobby. We find ourselves letting work worries cloud our non-work time. If you’re one of the many who has trouble disconnecting from work on the weekends and in the evenings, try one of these tips today.
By Luke Tebbutt
London studio Jonathan Tuckey Design has added a contemporary glazed extension to a Grade II-listed Cotswolds house to provide additional space without detracting from the original building (+ slideshow). (more…)
Letters from the Hollywood sign appeared to have toppled from their position in the Santa Monica Mountains, as part of an installation by London studio Ordinary Architecture (+ slideshow). (more…)
London Design Festival 2014: the daughter of British designers Robin and Lucienne Day talks to Dezeen about preserving her parents’ legacy and the launch of a new version of her father’s much replicated 675 Chair (+ interview + slideshow). (more…)
What were your favorite color combinations from today’s Room for Color entries? Were you attracted to the light rooms’ soothing mix of soft colors? Or the cozy rooms that made you want to curl up with a good book? Whatever color palettes were your favorite, make sure and vote for your favorite rooms to move on to the next round! And remember, you can “favorite” as many rooms as you like during this round.
Currently at the ICP Educational Gallery through November 23rd, there’s a really interesting student photo exhibit, including these pics by Farhad Farman-Farmian. I threw up a few here in this post, but it’s worth checking these and the others out this weekend. ? ICP.org.
We’re so pleased and excited to announce that our other site’s new book, The Kitchn Cookbook, is now available for pre-order! The Kitchn Cookbook (out October 7) is more than just a cookbook — it’s a handbook to a happy, healthy, nourished kitchen, with recipes, tips, cleaning advice, cooking lessons, gathering inspiration, and tastes of all the things that make up The Kitchn. Pre-orders receive a bonus download goodie!