Remodeling

DIFM – Do It For Me

There are many consumers who like the concept of “doing it yourself” and want to be involved but just don’t have the time or energy to spend remodeling a kitchen or bathroom. But they want to select every material used as well as work with a brand they trust. Lowes […]

Mid-century Modern Furniture

Mid-century Modern Furniture

Finding a Mogensen, Eames, Gehry, or Starck that is authentic or an authentic reproduction, can be difficult. Domino lists their preferred vendors of great mid-century furniture.

Hands Free Faucet

Hands Free Faucet

Now that we’ve got the technology we should use it. The Brizo Pascal is a hand’s free faucet system that works well in the bathroom or kitchen. It debuted at the Builder’s show this year so expect in stores in fall 2006 at a price of $700-$1100. Brizo Hands Free […]

Surfboard Coffee Table

Surfboard Coffee Table

It’s always nice to incorporate your own interests or environment into your interior design. But this isn’t always easy unless you can create your own custom interior pieces. Here’s a surfboard inspired coffee table. What would you make? Surfboard Table [DIYnet]

Kitchen Triangle

Kitchen Triangle

A great kitchen layout will allow you to work longer and more efficiently. When designing your kitchen keep in mind the “kitchen triangle” which centers your work space and cuts down on wasted movement. The Work Triangle [Merillat Cabinets]

Rearranging with the Seasons

Rearranging with the Seasons

Depending on your home’s exposures, you may wish to consider switching the functions of rooms within your house in accordance to the seasons. In the winter you may wish to eat and read near the central cozy fireplace but in the summer months you’d like to enjoy your dinner time […]

Remodel or Move?

Remodel or Move?

The remodel or move question is probably the number one quandry facing DIY renovators. Beyond any nostalgic or historical feelings one may have regarding their home, you can follow a calculated path to deciding how much you want to invest in a renovation as opposed to how long you’ll be […]

Lighten Up

Lighten Up

Lighting your home is more than just sticking a halogen in the corner. Lisa Goldberg of LightenUp! Designs has created multiple lines of hand-made ceramic lamps that not only bring light to your room but some color as well. She believes that fashion and furnishings should go hand-in-hand which is […]

Vintage Trough Sink

Vintage Trough Sink

Bathrooms are tough enough for adults to keep clean and for kids…fugghedaboutit! Brownstoner installed a vintage trough sink for the kids bathroom that is both fun and functional. All surface areas to clean are inside the sink and when the kids get dirty (as kids sometimes do), they can easily […]