Inspired by the tired traveler, Erik De Nijs created 'Suited Case', a collection of luggage that fashions a couch. Put together like a puzzle, the four suitcases create a comfy--and familiar--place to sit while you're waiting for your connection. Baggage fees might be an issue, however. ;)
Our friends over at 2modern highlight the work of Kyle Bean, whom makes models of the 3D variety. In this one, he pays homage to the evolution of the mobile phone. Much as all technological advancements, one gives birth to the next, nesting doll style. Sweet.
Here's a hint:
It goes through but never comes out.
Many a vintage//thrifted/solastseason sweater were patterned with a boxy look that doesn't flatter anyone's figure. But don't place that classy secondhand gem back on the rack just yet. Sarai Mitnick is on top of it.
"My grandmother gave me this gorgeous rose pink vintage cashmere sweater a couple years back and though I’ve worn it from time to time, it was really too big for me and felt really frumpy. I finally took action and could not be...
The modern interlocking zipper was perfected in 1914 by Swedish-born Gideon Sundback. "Sundbäck developed a version based on interlocking teeth, the "Hookless No. 2", which was the modern metal zipper in all its essentials. In this fastener each tooth is punched to have a dimple on its bottom and a nib or conical projection on its top. The nib atop one tooth engages in the matching dimple in the bottom of the tooth that follows it on the other...
Dude...I thought shadow puppets were cool.
They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but I think these unbelievable hand paintings prove that our extremities can be equally expressive. After all, our opposable thumbs make us human, right? Well, that and a penchant for complex and abstract reasoning, language, and introspection.
It's nearly 2010! If you've got placemats, they should indeed be round. And if you've got round placemats, you should create your own covers. And! If you're creating your own covers, might as well make 'em two-sided for twice the decorability.
there is a mouse house on my fridge, but it is so clean:)
see this fridge magnet on my blog
HGTV's Find Your Style found some needed warmth for this living room. Earthy colors and plushy upholstery seemed to do the trick. A new facade for the fireplace certainly didn't hurt either.
Lion Brand is sponsoring a contest for which entrants have to submit pictures of their projects. To help contestants take the best pics possible, they've offered up some tips on how to take well-lit images without the aid of a light box or lights.