Pottery-Barn-Look Office For Less!

by DIY Maven

Pottery-Barn-Look Office For Less!

Decor Pad points out that Pottery Barn's Bedford Modular Desk Set can be acheived by almost half the cost by shopping J.C. Penney. The Pottery Barn version is pictured above and the new J.C. Penney version below. Each look contains the same elements, which are listed below along with their prices. To get the discounted J.C. Penney prices you can get 4% back at Ebates.com and a 15% off coupon via coupon code APRSURV9.

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Arne Jacobson at McDonald's?!!!!?

by Lilybee

created on: 08/04/08
created on: 08/04/08
I spotted these on my way through Dublin airport, and was torn between abject horror and abject 'huh?'.  Around here the decor in McDonald's is heavy on the beige plastic, bolted down chairs and despair.

When I spotted these Arne Jacobson-style chairs, I looked around for an Italian Cafe or posh sandwich shop, but there was no getting round it, they were the McDonald's seating area.

created on: 08/04/08

Now, McDonald's = The Bad Guys, and seeing good design...

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What’s Your Knock-Off Story?

by DIY Maven

What’s Your Knock-Off Story?

A few years back, Herman Miller launched their "Get Real" campaign in an effort to "promote the genuine articles." It’s completely understandable that designers and artists go to great lengths trying to prevent others from profiting off their intellectual property.

However, the world being what it is, we probably all know where we can buy knock-off Ray-Bans, Rolex, and Louis Vuitton handbags. But the question is, should we buy them? And if we do...

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