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ku-xlargeMini iron for those on the run… and it’s not an app.

ku-xlargeJust a bunch of dots right?… the power of your mind and it ability to connect what it is seeing with what it has seen before.

exterior-Guest-house-smng-a-architect1-1024x1024Writer’s retreat. Pure Michigan.

Love-Hurts-Melanie-Chernock-2-600x393Design Milk found this broken heart first aid kit. Of course one would need to insure its contents are always fresh just in case.

BarcodeVilla-MVRDV-02The garage to a architecturally controversial house designed by MVRDV.

robernbathroomcloseFaux wood is getting more and more believable. And in some applications it makes good sense as indicated here at BHG.

designboom_azl_architects_house_no.400Giant beehive or chest of drawers? Built in China and designed by AZI architects.

R0200224_filteredI believe I have mentioned him before, but from our “designers you should know something about” file: Jasper Morrison as featured at design boom.

dezeen_Poundbury-in-Dorset-photo-by-MarilynJaneEven Prince Charles takes some heat when getting involved in residential development.

Studio-Mumbai-openair-indoor-water-garden-complete-with-resident-fishHomes with indoor ponds. I love this idea be we have cats.

7942178510_1a3547bd8c_o__1__rect540New but rustic kitchen collection. Best of both worlds.

KooKoo-Letterbox-Playso-1The mail box and the bird house. Ether provide a safe place to explore design options but in this instance they are combined.

519297f174c5b62b860005af._w.540._s.fitMore than just a GE Spacemaker.

mobe-hangerAlmost like a redesign of the mousetrap.

k-bigpicBriefcase unicycle. To funny.


I just ordered one of these from OfficeMax.

cyclope-lampCyclops lamps.

wholesetIf you think about the things in your office you are most “intimate with” you will probably conclude its your chair, and the organizers. I have been waiting for someone to design and offer a nice, warm wood collection of these. My day has come.

mini-donutNo wonder Krispy-Kreme sales are down and the average American weight is up.

cn_image.size.amelia-handegan-01-exterior-h670Architectural Digest has this article on a true American Revival found in Virgina.


1672539-slide-1fl-02Proof that age is just an attitude. These parents built a slide into their library for their kids.

Inglenooks-tallbenchThanks to this article at I now know this special space in a home is called an “inglenook”.

Dezeen_Bureau-Nota-by-Elisabeth-Lux-for-e15_1sqThe e15 Bureau. Nice balance of mass, volume, weight and color.


dezeen_Tjirp-by-Cas-Moor_3Wonderful little item. Notice the tiny little tail feather detail?

sea-view-workspace-600x450I don’t know if this is a good thing or bad…offices with a view.

k-bigpicI’m told…this is good advice.

518eb31074c5b62ba6000182._w.540_This is an Airstream. From Apartment Therapy’s small is cool 2013 contest.

UntitledNice collection of home offices found at Residential Architect.

4750GS_lrThe “Ball” Guest chair.

By Jon King

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