Not Martha gets very Martha-like with this horizontal shoe rack inspired by DWR's j-me shoe rack, which is on sale for $93.50 to $140.25 each. Although Not Martha doesn't say how much hers/his/their version cost, you can bet that it was a fraction of the DWR price.
It's like a giant koosh ball, just for your feet. "Designer Karin Wittmann Wilsmann takes industrial leftovers from flip-flop factories to groups of local craftspeople in Brazil where the unprocessed material becomes Miss Rio Ottomans." Now available from Design Within Reach. From Inhabitat.
DWR’s Tablo Table ($200) is basically a metal serving tray/bowl perched on teak legs. To go the DIY route, I’d find an appropriate shallow bowl–metal or otherwise–and then construct the legs around it. For outdoor applications, I’d even consider using a large terra cotta saucer for the bowl.
Two of the horizontal pieces (yellow/pink and green/purple) were not attached, as seen in this photo:
How should I fix this? Epoxy? Industrial Strength Adhesive? Can it be welded or soldered without screwing up the white powder coat?
Every four months or so, modern classic purveyors Design Within Reach offer DWR Warehouse and Sample Sales at their four warehouse locations across the country. (San Francisco; Secaucus, New Jersey; Estero, Florida; and Cincinnati/No. Kentucky)
The DWR storage facilities are filled with overstocked and discontinued items, customer returns, and damaged pieces and opened to the public. My mom recently moved to Northern Kentucky, and as the...
At first glance, the Opus Shelving System looks rather inefficient, in the realm of book storage that is, and forget about shelving alphabetically by the author’s last name. However, it sure does look cool when fully stocked. It’s made out of recyclable polypropylene, which means it can be used indoors and out, although you might not want to put books in it if you chose an outdoor venue. Anyhoo, the 39" by 39" by 14" Opus comes in white or black...
dwell.com is featuring a home renovation of a lovely little Cape Cod located in the Linden Hills area of Minneapolis. At only 1600 square feet, the modern interior esthetic evokes spaciousness yet outwardly, the home blends well with the surrounding residences. Visit the on-line slide show for a great tour–and note the interior elements amassed from the expensive to the affordable, including DWR, Room & Board and IKEA. Fabulous.