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How to Style a Credenza: Modern Scandinavian

by Alicia Lacy

This week on Curbly, we're channeling the beauty and simplicity of Scandinavian style. In the world of interior design, modern Scandinavian design is like a cool breeze. It's peaceful and serene, it's gentle and subtle. Yes, there's the Marimekko-side, the fun-loving party girl who brings it with her bold colors and poppy prints. But at the moment, I'm kind of in love with her quiet, introverted brother who's calm and steady with his...

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Get the Look for Less: Mid-Century Modern

by Alicia Lacy

Get the Look for Less: Mid-Century Modern

It's no secret that we at casa Curbly are big lovers of everything mid-century modern (MCM). The classic, clean lines of this style of furniture make it timeless and easy to blend with different styles. But true MCM pieces can be hard to come by, and even harder to afford. We've rounded up some of our favorite MCM looks for a fraction of the price. And, while nothing beats the quality and durability of a classic MCM piece, these...

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IKEA Hack: How to Make a Modern Concrete Pendant Lamp

by Bruno Bornsztein

Make an IKEA-hacked concrete pendant lamp

Are you a fan of IKEA hacking? Do you love concrete? Of course you do! This light pendant project employs ShapeCrete, a uniquely shape-able concrete that allows the user to “pack” the mixture into a form, eliminating the need for complicated knockouts and additional forming supplies (read: save money, time and headaches). Unlike traditional concrete, ShapeCrete allows us to take advantage of a huge range of pre-made molds and forms to create concrete objects like this uber-stylish pendant.

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