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The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

The trend to small homes is starting to take hold as they are typically more energy efficient and community friendly. Smaller furniture is following this lead and is now coming in vogue. New Yorkers have always been limited in living space and a few furniture manufacturers and websites have catered […]

Shelves: The Secret to Staying Clear of Clutter

Shelves: The Secret to Staying Clear of Clutter

Is clutter making the rooms in your home look and feel smaller than they really are? There is a solution. Shelves are the perfect way to contain or display mementos, books, pictures, magazines, CDs, paperwork, flower vases, etc. When used with a little flair, shelving can also give a space […]

Build It Yourself: Upholstered Headboard

Build It Yourself: Upholstered Headboard

Is something missing in your bedroom? Or maybe your current headboard is old but you just haven’t gotten around to throwing it out. Here’s a DIY headboard project that’ll refresh any look, whether you’re looking for a standard headboard or one a little on the wild side.

Table and Chairs That Make Great Pairs

Table and Chairs That Make Great Pairs

These uniquely matched chair and table sets make the most of their space and are definitely the most modern pieces of furniture we’ve seen in some time.

Sleek Desk/Bookcase Combo

Sleek Desk/Bookcase Combo

For a modern, clean look in your home office this Zeus Desk Bookcase Combo from Eurway should make the cut. It’s practical with plenty of storage space for books, electronics or decorative pieces in addition to the space for your computer. The silver and frosted glass will match with most […]

Straw Sticks and Bricks

Straw Sticks and Bricks

photo courtesy of Straw Sticks and Bricks After a frustrating search throughout the Midwest for construction materials needed for a straw bale home, Jen Carlson and Josh Shear founded Straw Sticks and Bricks in 2001. With show rooms in Omaha and Kansas City and nationwide delivery, the eco-friendly supplier has […]

Go-Cart Bookcase from CB2

Go-Cart Bookcase from CB2

What can we say, we like orange. This Go-Cart Desk set from CB2 would make a fine addition to our office but we especially like the utility bookcase that could be used to hold a printer or magazine as well as in our shop to carry portable items that we […]

Build It Yourself: Shoe Rack

Build It Yourself: Shoe Rack

This shoe rack is a perfect example of inspired ingenuity. The design for this shoe rack (courtesy of DWR) is brilliant as it takes up no space and keeps shoes off the floor thereby reducing clutter and dirt. NotMartha has built it herself and it makes for a great afternoon […]

60 Second Sofa Test

60 Second Sofa Test

Furniture is an investment and needs to be sturdy enough to withstand hundreds to thousands of uses. You wouldn’t buy a car without at least taking it for a test drive and at most checking under the hood and giving it a thorough sight and feel inspection. The same principle […]

Folding Table for the Space Impaired

Folding Table for the Space Impaired

Here’s a great little folding table that is perfect for those tight spaces and areas where you only sometimes need a table but otherwise have no room for a permanent piece of furniture. Sounds like a perfect fit for a NYC apartment.

Mid-Century Modern with a Twist

Mid-Century Modern with a Twist

The traditional baroque look will always have its place but if your home and taste can handle it why not break free from the typical palette and explore new colors, textures, fabrics, and patterns on your traditional furniture. Furniture with a Past [Dwell.com]

LED Table – Weird or Wonderful

This table looks like fun…for maybe 5 minutes. Actually if this wasn’t the centerpiece of your living space I can see it working in a kids play room or game room

All Types of Ottomans

All Types of Ottomans

Finding the right ottoman that is both comfortable and stylish is proving to be difficult. We need it to work with our room but it doesn’t have to “match” anything in particular. It must also be very durable as we sometimes use it for a seat. There are many places […]

HGTV Room Planner

HGTV Room Planner

Rearranging your room every few months can help abate your need to do more extensive remodeling but sometimes its hard to imagine where your couch or TV might look best without physically moving it. This can be a lot of work, so save your back and try this Room Planner […]

Raise the Furniture

Raise the Furniture

This handy furniture lifter makes raising couches and dressers a hands-free task which allows you to vacuum or sweep these hard to reach places. It also saves your back from straining as you just use your foot to push with. Your floors will also thank you for not scratching footposts […]

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.

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]

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 […]