Quell & Company designs iPhone dock to be "at home in the home"

By Katie Treggiden

American brand Quell & Company has referenced Scandinavian home design for its first product: a docking station made from white oak, Merino wool felt and a metal base (+ movie). (more…)

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Spooky Style: 9 Day of the Dead DIY Decor Projects

After catching the cute new movie “The Book of Life,” I was in the mood for some Day of the Dead decor for home! Here are some favorite DIY projects. Whether for the tabletop or the wall, these are easy-to-complete and will add to your home’s look.

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4 Things to Do This Weekend to Get Ahead for the Holidays

For those in-charge, always-organized holiday pros already far into holiday planning, this post isn’t for you. For the rest of us who just recently noticed it’s already the the middle of October, you might find these four get-ahead-holiday things to tackle right now helpful!

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Garden studio by Serge Schoemaker has a dark, rough exterior and a light-filled interior

By Luke Tebbutt

Dutch office Serge Schoemaker Architects meticulously arranged different-sized sections of plywood that “fit together seamlessly like a jigsaw puzzle” across the interior of this angular garden studio. (more…)

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Analogue wood and brass tools transformed into digital measuring devices

By Dan Howarth

Belgian studio Unfold has developed a set of instruments that measure physical objects and transfer the dimensions to a digital model in real time on screen (+ movie). (more…)

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New Pinterest board: Singapore

By Ross Bryant

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Singapore recently hosted this year’s WAF and Inside festivals and is home to some of the world’s most innovative big architecture projects, so we’ve put together a Pinterest board exploring the city’s best buildings – the first in a series focusing on major cities across the world.

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Massimo Galeotti adds modern timber infill to the corner of an old Italian villa

By Luke Tebbutt

Italian studio Massimo Galeotti Architetto has filled in the empty corner of a house in Treviso with a timber-clad extension to provide space for a new music room (+ slideshow). (more…)

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Debbie's Mix of Colors & Style — House Call

Name: Debbie Saslaw

Location: Brooklyn, New York

I have lived in New York with roommates for ten years, most of which were spent in a rent-controlled Williamsburg apartment that had every problem imaginable: bedbugs, mice, leaky ceilings, fires in the building, sketchy neighbors, a revolving door of couch-crashers, etc. I held onto it for a long time because of the price, and never thought I could find another deal in the same neighborhood. But when it was time to make the move, I scoured the internet and pestered brokers and found a perfect one bedroom.

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Fabulous Fireplaces: 5 Big-Impact, Easy DIY Ideas for a Quick Fireplace Makeover

If you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace but not lucky enough to have one you like the look of, don’t despair! Even if you don’t have the time, money or energy for a huge fireplace renovation, there are still a few DIY ideas that are easy to do but will have a big impact on the look of your fireplace (maybe even turning it into a focal point you love). We’ve chosen six to consider — try one at a time or combine a few for your own look!

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Bedroom Decor Ideas: 7 Unique Ways to Decorate Your Bedside

Let’s say you’re not looking for a necessarily more functional nightstand and bedside. What if you just want a fresh idea to really add interest to your bedroom? These seven rooms feature a unique take on the nightstand/beside area. Will one of them inspire your sleep space?

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