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  • new22 Watermelon Inspired Recipes

    22 Watermelon Inspired Recipes

    Back to school is just around the corner, but I’m still trying to hang on to summer as long as I can. And nothing says summer like the sweet taste, refreshing texture and cooling water content of watermelon. But you don’t have to eat watermelon a…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • new10 Fabulous Summer Party Ideas

    10 Fabulous Summer Party Ideas

    When the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and the grass is green, it’s the perfect time of year to hold a backyard party to remember. Summer brings out the best ideas, and there are so many wonderful themes and activities you can use to mak…
    - 23 hours ago, 25 Jul 17, 3:07pm -
  • 12 Perfect Salads For Summer

    12 Perfect Salads For Summer

    When the heat outside is close to boiling, the idea of turning on the stove or oven to make dinner is almost unbearable. Thankfully, there are so many delicious and filling salads you can make that will leave you full, happy, and not overheated from…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 11:10am -
  • Movara Fitness Resort

    Movara Fitness Resort

    A big thank you to Movara Fitness Resort for providing our team with accommodations, using their facility and trying out their new Mfit program. All opinions are my own. A little while ago I had the opportunity to spend a weekend at the Movara Fitnes…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 3:00pm -
  • Final Reveal: Bedroom Makeover Using All Amazon Products

    Final Reveal: Bedroom Makeover Using All Amazon Products

    So here it is… the Final Reveal Bedroom Makeover Using All Amazon Products!! It took a bit longer than I wanted but it’s been done for a few weeks and I’ve already had company stay in my guest room (twice). I really love how it turned out.  Fa…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 5:01pm -
  • Bedroom Decorating: Using Amazon Finds- Part 5

    Bedroom Decorating: Using Amazon Finds- Part 5

    Finishing this guest bedroom was at the top of my list of “to-do’s” for this summer! I have a lot of family coming to stay with me and I wanted a cute room for them to stay in! Between planning my two daughter’s weddings and lots of travel th…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 6:30pm -
  • 15 Magnificent Oreo Recipes

    15 Magnificent Oreo Recipes

    Whether it’s summertime snacking, picnic fun or after school snack time you’re seeking ideas for, we’ve found 15 magnificent Oreo recipes for you and we couldn’t be happier about it! Oreo cookies on their own irresistible and you know what…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • A Complete Guide to Harry Potter at Universal Studios

    A Complete Guide to Harry Potter at Universal Studios

    Calling all Harry Potter fans! This is Rachel Knight again and I am excited to share the magic of Harry Potter at Universal Studios! I snuck away for a day without kids and had a fantastic day! Here are some tips for making the most of Hogwarts. Firs…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • How To Decorate Around Your TV

    How To Decorate Around Your TV

    I don’t know about you but sometimes I feel like electronics, especially big ones like TV’s, can be a huge eye sore! I always hate the idea of putting a TV in a pretty area of my house like the living room or kitchen. But the fact of the matter i…
    - 14 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 7:00am -
  • 14 Creative Play Areas For Kids

    14 Creative Play Areas For Kids

    I don’t know about you, but as my kids were growing up the most dreaded phrase that I never wanted to hear was “I’m bored.” I always tried to have fun activities and educational tasks for my kids all summer long. But it was inevitable that I…
    - 19 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 7:00am -

Design for Mankind

  • newSmall Step No. 12

    Small Step No. 12

    There are two ends of myself, continually in the midst of battle with one another. There is, on one end, the desire for posterity. For being the memory keepers for my children, for being the memory keeper for myself. There is a desire to document the…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 4:44am -
  • Summer Style Essentials 01: The Pull-On Shorts

    Summer Style Essentials 01: The Pull-On Shorts

    Real quick, a disclaimer: I’m using the term “essential” loosely here. Essentials are food, water, shelter. We know this to be true, and yet, we are continually convincing ourselves otherwise – that the cast-iron skillet, the lavender oil, th…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 6:26am -
  • Stretch Marks

    Stretch Marks

    The way I see it, a baby grows in your belly, or perhaps your heart, and stretches each to the max. A nudge here, a push there. Stretching, expanding, breathlessly requesting more room from you – inside, outside – until you think you cannot possi…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 6:00am -
  • 10 Blogs You (Overwhelmingly) Praised

    10 Blogs You (Overwhelmingly) Praised

    In this questionnaire, so so so many of you asked that I share a list of the sites and blogs everyone else recommended. And so, in the spirit of spreading the love and shedding a spotlight on some well-known friends, here’s an unofficial list for y…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 7:04am -
  • Sleep Training (Or Not)

    Sleep Training (Or Not)

    How’s he sleeping? asks Bee’s Chinese teacher. Good sleeper? the barista smiles. Are you guys getting any sleep? prods my mother-in-law. My answer is always the same: Well… — Scout is not, by definition, a good sleeper. He’s prone to waking…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 4:00am -
  • Of Paperweights and Privilege

    Of Paperweights and Privilege

    Our conversation has taken a sharp turn to privilege. She is quoting Eleanor Roosevelt to me – I am familiar, I say – and she is twirling her locks in one hand, cupping an Americano in the other. She tells me that her daughter has gone off to col…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 6:53am -
  • A Favor

    A Favor

    Dear friends: If you’ve visited this space before, you’ll know I’m in Year 12 of professional blogging. A decade of hitting publish, hovering over delete, googling the correct usage of “past” and “passed” (still can’t nail it). Twelve…
    - 14 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 8:57am -
  • Simmer Down

    Simmer Down

    I’m a sauce girl, through and through. Take me to a fancy restaurant and I’m oft-tempted to order the kids’ chicken fingers as a means of tasting every condiment imaginable. Chipotle mayo? Extra, please. Your pumpkin ketchup? Yes a million. Aio…
    - 19 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 6:05am -
  • Corralling the Crafts

    Corralling the Crafts

    Bee is both collector and crafter, wildly imaginative and unsurprisingly resourceful (sounds not at all familiar). Her desk lives in Ken’s office, and often, the pair can be found whiling away the afternoon in tandem, fully immersed in their own re…
    - 21 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 7:13am -
  • Oh, Picnics

    Oh, Picnics

    I was never much of an outdoor kid. Once, I was gifted a Little Mermaid tent for which to encourage many-an-adventure in the grassy terrain, but instead, I opted to pitch it right over my bed to cozy up in my floral comforter with a dogeared copy of…
    - 27 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 6:35am -

Hazardous Design

  • Kitchen Reno Reveal!

    Kitchen Reno Reveal!

    It is a happy day on Hazard Ave. Our kitchen is finally done!(Please excuse my sorry attempt at photo styling. When others do it, it looks awesome. When I do it, it just looks like I forgot to clean up the breakfast dishes.)It wasn't that long ago th…
    - 13 Oct 14, 8:30am -
  • Week ? Kitchen Reno: WILL IT EVER END?

    Week ? Kitchen Reno: WILL IT EVER END?

    I've stopped counting which week of the kitchen renovation we're in because it was starting to get depressing. I'm pretty sure the end is near though because our contractor says he's on step 10,457 out of 11,000 steps in his plan.  In fact, I'm kind…
    - 29 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Weeks 9 and 10 Kitchen Reno: Fully Functional But Not Fully Finished

    Weeks 9 and 10 Kitchen Reno: Fully Functional But Not Fully Finished

    We've got counters, working appliances & plumbing. That pretty much gave us the green light to cook our first meal in the new kitchen. A little sawdust never hurt anyone. Extra fiber. Yum.As a side note, regaining access to the kitchen has not helped…
    - 8 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Week 8 Kitchen Reno: Hidden Closet

    Week 8 Kitchen Reno: Hidden Closet

    SO MUCH PROGRESS LAST WEEK!Yes, we have new cabinets, an interior transom window, more sheetrock in the dining room and in the mudroom, but the coolest reveal this week is our new jib door.What is a jib door you ask?Essentially, it is a hidden door.…
    - 25 Aug 14, 6:09pm -
  • Week 7 Kitchen Reno: What a Difference a Week Makes!

    Week 7 Kitchen Reno: What a Difference a Week Makes!

    Has it only been 7 weeks? Feels like 70. We are so ready for the renovation to be finished and to have our house back. Good thing the guys have been busting out some serious progress. It is starting to look like a room again and I couldn't be happier…
    - 18 Aug 14, 7:30am -
  • Weeks 5 & 6 Kitchen Reno: So Close and Yet So Far

    Weeks 5 & 6 Kitchen Reno: So Close and Yet So Far

    So they tell me we're almost in the home stretch, but you wouldn't know it from the look of things around here. What isn't immediately noticeable is that the rough plumbing and electric work is done and the contractors got the green light from the bu…
    - 11 Aug 14, 7:30am -
  • Not My Kitchen Reno

    Not My Kitchen Reno

    We interrupt our regularly scheduled series on my kitchen reno to announce that Chris and I received the "Best Sister and Brother-in-law" award for spending all of last weekend installing a backsplash in my sister's house. That's right, ladies and ge…
    - 29 Jul 14, 6:28pm -
  • Week 4 Kitchen Reno: Framing and Electric

    Week 4 Kitchen Reno: Framing and Electric

    Our contractor is kicking butt. The guys finished framing the new wall & doorway into the dining room and framed out a new closet this week.The closet entrance will be in the dining room and is where we're going to store all the AV equipment. In fact…
    - 21 Jul 14, 7:30am -
  • Week 3 Kitchen Progress: We're the Proud New Owners of a Support Beam

    Week 3 Kitchen Progress: We're the Proud New Owners of a Support Beam

    What a difference a week makes!So much happened, including the installation of the support beam to replace a load bearing wall that used to separate the old butler's pantry from the kitchen. Installation of a support beam can go one of three ways: it…
    - 14 Jul 14, 7:00am -
  • Week 2 Kitchen Reno: Progress. Trust Me

    Week 2 Kitchen Reno: Progress. Trust Me

    Our contractor determined that a structural beam is required to replace the old butler's pantry wall, so while the beam is being custom fabricated, he and his crew spent the week getting some miscellaneous stuff done on the project. Unfortunately for…
    - 7 Jul 14, 8:00am -

Kiki's List

  • Purple Reign.

    Purple Reign.

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    - 21 Aug 15, 7:26am -
  • Kelly Nutt Design.

    Kelly Nutt Design.

    I love the rustic charm and raw yet sophisticated approach that Kelly Nutt takes to design.  One look at her portfolio and you’ll be hooked too!
    - 20 Aug 15, 7:04am -
  • etsy love: pencil shavings studio.

    etsy love:  pencil shavings studio.

    I thought I’d fill your computer screens with color today.  These items from Pencil Shavings Studio make me so happy!
    - 19 Aug 15, 7:11am -
  • let’s party.

    let’s party.

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    - 18 Aug 15, 7:15am -
  • quote of the week.

    quote of the week.

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    - 17 Aug 15, 5:06pm -
  • Fashion Friday: Fall Essentials.

    Fashion Friday:  Fall Essentials.

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    - 14 Aug 15, 7:38am -
  • Etsy Love: Liven UP Design.

    Etsy Love:  Liven UP Design.

    I recently found LivenUP Design.  Such a great source of custom furniture!
    - 13 Aug 15, 7:38am -
  • Host + Hostess Chairs.

    Host + Hostess Chairs.

    I have always loved the look of mixing up seating at a dining table.  We are currently building a banquette in our kitchen and I am looking for the perfect host and hostess chairs to put at the heads of the table.
    - 12 Aug 15, 7:38am -
  • Mark & Graham Fall Preview.

    Mark & Graham Fall Preview.

    Have y’all seen Mark & Graham’s new Fall items?  Not only do they all make great gifts– I’d like to keep a few for myself… Like these tassel key chains.
    - 11 Aug 15, 7:39am -
  • Quote of the Week.

    Quote of the Week.

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    - 10 Aug 15, 8:08am -

New York Times: T Magazine, Design

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  • New posts and website

    New posts and website

    Please check out our NEW WEBSITE: http://www.squidsoup.org and new blog address: http://www.oceanoflight.net/blog/posts/
    - 92 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 10:11am -
  • Submergence at Southampton Festival of Light
    Southampton Festival of Light, WestQuay, Southampton, February 10-19 2017. Commissioned by We Are The Fair. 12,064 individually addressable points of light.
    - 24 Mar 17, 7:53am -
  • Bloom – Canary Wharf

    Bloom – Canary Wharf

    Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London. January 16-27 2017. More images here
    - 25 Jan 17, 12:57pm -
  • Bloom – new project at Kew Gardens

    Bloom – new project at Kew Gardens

      Our new project, Bloom, is now live at Christmas at Kew, curated by the lovely people at Culture Creative. A thousand spheres of light, each on a stalk and bobbing gently in the wind, fill a large clearing. The lights visualise waves of energy flo…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:53am -
  • Submergence 2016 – Buenos Aires

    Submergence 2016 – Buenos Aires

    Footage from the exhibition of Submergence (2016 version) at Usina del Arte, Buenos Aires. The piece was on show initially as part of Visual Art Week and Ciudad Emergente, but the exhibition was extended from one week to two months. Final show period…
    - 5 Dec 16, 9:45am -
  • Light Water Dark Sky
    Light Water Dark Sky, a new piece choreographed to Four Tet‘s enchanting Unicorn. Shown at Light Night Leeds, @LeedsDock, 6-8 October 2016.
    - 17 Oct 16, 8:13am -
  • New works and installations: Buenos Aires, Pitlochry, and Light Night Leeds

    New works and installations: Buenos Aires, Pitlochry, and Light Night Leeds

    It’s been a busy month, with new shows in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Pitlochry (Scotland) and Leeds (UK) – details below.   1// Enchanted Forest, Pitlochry A wonderful opportunity to show a new commission, Aether, by the shores of a loch in Fask…
    - 11 Oct 16, 9:28am -
  • Leeds Light Night

    Leeds Light Night

    Very excited to be part of this year’s Leeds Light Night. We have made a new work entitled Light Water Dark Sky, to music by Four Tet. The work is another volumetric light work, building on Submergence and Aeolian Light. It runs Thursday – Saturd…
    - 5 Oct 16, 2:50am -
  • SIGGRAPH 2016

    SIGGRAPH 2016

    A brand new version of Submergence was premiered at this year’s SIGGRAPH in Anaheim, Los Angeles. We had a great position in the art gallery which, this year, was curated by Jonah Brucker Cohen, and also featured works by nine other digital artists…
    - 28 Jul 16, 6:50pm -
  • Field – new project at WNO, Cardiff

    Field – new project at WNO, Cardiff

      Very happy to announce our latest project, Field, launched last week at the Wales Millenium Centre in Cardiff, commissioned by Welsh National Opera. Field is an immersive artwork and memorial for 923 Royal Welch Fusiliers who died at the Battle of…
    - 17 May 16, 3:22pm -
In The Lights PR
In The Lights PR
In The Lights PR
In The Lights PR

The Wondrous Design Magazine

  • The 42 Best Get Well Soon Cards – Get Well Soon Wishes of All Time

    The 42 Best Get Well Soon Cards – Get Well Soon Wishes of All Time

    Get well soon cards and get well soon wishes are something we need when someone we care about a lot feels sick or something bad happens to him. It’s the time when we have to prove again that how much we care about them. Sending get well soon...[[…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 11:09pm -
  • Teaching Degree Schools – 22 Best Colleges That Offer Teaching Degree

    Teaching Degree Schools – 22 Best Colleges That Offer Teaching Degree

    Are you planning to go for a teaching degree? If yes, then you need to carefully select the best institute for your teaching degree. Because elementary, middle and secondary teachers must complete a teacher training program and obtain a state...[[ T…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Jul 17, 9:37am -
  • Mom Makes Her Daughter Delightful With Food and Flower Dress Optical Illusions

    Mom Makes Her Daughter Delightful With Food and Flower Dress Optical Illusions

    Alya Chaglar is without doubt an awesome MOM who is making her daughter Stefani delightful with forced perspective optical illusion photography art. Alya uses pieces of vegetables, fruits and flower as perspective from a right distance to make it a..…
    - 16 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 2:59am -
  • The 36 Hottest Photos of Hot Emily Ratajkowski

    The 36 Hottest Photos of Hot Emily Ratajkowski

    Here we go with a set of 36 hottest photos of hot Emily Ratajkowski. Do you know the real meaning HOT? Well, you may have your own scale of hotness rater but today I’m going to share the real hot Emily Ratajkowski photos. After watching...[[ This…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 12:56am -
  • The 30 Hottest Photos of Jason Statham

    The 30 Hottest Photos of Jason Statham

    Are a big fan of Transporter guy? Me too! Jason Statham is so hot and handsome. I have watched almost all the movies of Jason Statham more then twice. And amazing thing is I never get tired.  I can count his movies on my fingers like Transporter,...…
    - 21 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 8:59am -
  • The 17 Funniest Pictures of Donald Trump Making Funny Faces

    The 17 Funniest Pictures of Donald Trump Making Funny Faces

    What do you expect from Donald Trump that what he can do?  I will say that he can do all the silly things that none of US Presidents ever done before. If we start making a list of the stuff Trump is capable of to do, it will take us minimum one week…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 1:04am -
  • The 20 Funniest Pictures of Animals in Clothes

    The 20 Funniest Pictures of Animals in Clothes

    Are a animals lover by nature and love to see animals in clothes? We have gathered a set of funny pictures of animals in clothes. Some of these animals are looking really not happy but the others are quite happy with what they are wearing. Via:...[[…
    - 22 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 6:54am -
  • Rest In Peace Quotes – The 50 All time Best RIP Messages

    Rest In Peace Quotes – The 50 All time Best RIP Messages

    Are you looking for some touching rest in peace quotes? We all know that the space left by the our loved ones can not be filled. RIP messages are the only way we can share our grief and heartbroken feelings. Lets share these best rest in peace...[[…
    - 23 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 3:04am -
  • The 12 Tallest Women Of All Time

    The 12 Tallest Women Of All Time

    Did you ever happen to meet a person who is two, three or may be more taller then you? Lets know that who are the 12 tallest women of all time. 1. Zeng Jinlian Zeng Jinlian is the tallest woman ever to be recorded in medical history, reaching up to..…
    - 59 days ago, 28 May 17, 4:41am -
  • The 44 All Time Best Hailey Baldwin Hot Photos and Pictures

    The 44 All Time Best Hailey Baldwin Hot Photos and Pictures

    These 44 Hailey Baldwin hot photos and pictures are all about her recent nomination. If you didn’t know hitherto, you should know now that Hailey Baldwin is nominated as the hottest women in Maxim’s 2017  top100 hot list. We are very...[[ This…
    - 62 days ago, 25 May 17, 9:33am -

Design Sponge

  • newA Petite Farmhouse, Hidden Within A Beautiful Garden, In Oakland For A Creative Family Of Four

    A Petite Farmhouse, Hidden Within A Beautiful Garden, In Oakland For A Creative Family Of Four

    When most of us imagine what a perfect home for a family is, we envision one that has ample play area inside and out, one that fosters creativity and inspiration for all of its members, and one that feels like a respite from the rest of our chaotic l…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 12:00pm -
  • new5 Life Lessons I Learned from HGTV’s Good Bones

    5 Life Lessons I Learned from HGTV’s Good Bones

    A few weeks ago I was feeling under the weather and spent the entire day in bed binge-watching TV shows. Typically I like my TV to be in a different realm than my work, so I don’t actually watch much design or home-oriented TV. I like to escape in…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • newDesktop Wallpaper Downloads from Cotton & Flax: Day Three

    Desktop Wallpaper Downloads from Cotton & Flax: Day Three

    Here at D*S we are all so excited about Cotton & Flax ‘s new California-inspired textile collection called Arroyo. All week Erin from Cotton & Flax is sharing her new designs with us in the form of beautiful desktop downloads. Earlier this week…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • Art and Textiles Bejewel a Designer’s Vermont Home

    Art and Textiles Bejewel a Designer’s Vermont Home

    In 1998, Tamar and Ronen Schechner along with their three young sons spent a year in Vermont and completely fell in love with the beautiful landscape, sense of community and local way of life. After a year full of amazing experiences and wonderful m…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 17, 12:00pm -
  • An Eclectic Home for an Energetic Family in Indiana

    An Eclectic Home for an Energetic Family in Indiana

    With so many Instagrammers sharing inspiration images, it can be difficult to discern whether or not designers are showcasing their own work. When I stumbled upon Jen Streeter’s account, each square presented such a vastly different style, I though…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 17, 10:00am -

Jones Design Company

  • Life Lately on Instagram

    Life Lately on Instagram

    I was having a conversation with a friend the other day about the progression of blogging over the years. When I started blogging (about 8 years ago), I used the blog as a daily-ish journal – dark, grainy photos and all. Once pinterest came on the…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 6:53am -
  • The amazing at-home workout I can’t stop talking about (and doing)

    The amazing at-home workout I can’t stop talking about (and doing)

    There is something I just can’t stop talking about. Like I literally bring it up in nearly every conversation – with my friends, my sisters, with the girl at the Young Life office when I was turning in my son’s camp paperwork. And if I’m not…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 6:47am -
  • A free source for great photo artwork

    A free source for great photo artwork

    Last week I hung the first artwork in our oldest son’s room. You might remember when we shared the design board he and I created for his room. Poor kid has been waiting (rather patiently) for his mother to step up her decorating-a-teen’s-room gam…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 6:53am -
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