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  • Affordable & Stylish Beds Under $200

    Affordable & Stylish Beds Under $200

    A few months ago, when I was designing my guest bedroom, I was shocked to find that bed frames can be extremely affordable! It just might take a little bit of searching, which is what I’ve already done for you in this post! I have round up 20 of my…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Guide to Iceland and 5 Things You Can’t Miss

    Guide to Iceland and 5 Things You Can’t Miss

    I recently had the opportunity to visit a country that’s been near the top of my bucket list for a long time – Iceland! Most people’s first reaction to hearing that I was so eager to go to a land named after something you find in the freezer wa…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Easy Back to School Lunch Ideas

    Easy Back to School Lunch Ideas

    I’m sure you’re aware that back to school can be a crazy time! As much as all of us would love to be the typical “Pinterest mom” sometimes it just isn’t possible to spend 5 hours a day on each of your kids individualized home lunches :). Al…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • 15 Fabulous Lunch Boxes For Work, School, and Travel

    15 Fabulous Lunch Boxes For Work, School, and Travel

    I don’t know about your kids, but my kids growing up always wanted to have a lunch box that they thought was cool or cute to take to school! For some reason it made eating a healthy lunch much much easier :). But kids aren’t the only ones that ca…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • 25 Heavenly Pancake Recipes

    25 Heavenly Pancake Recipes

    I have always loved making breakfast together as a family (and devouring it afterwards, of course). I especially love pancakes as a breakfast option because you can turn pancake batter into just about anything! Pretty much any type of dessert or even…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • A Weekend at Venice Beach Canals

    A Weekend at Venice Beach Canals

    Do you love visiting the Los Angeles area in California, but would like to do something new in LA? Venice Beach is a place you must check out at least once in your lifetime! This past year, my son graduated from USC with his Batchelor’s degree, an…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Perfect Back to School Teacher Gifts

    Perfect Back to School Teacher Gifts

    I have all of the respect in the world for teachers. I have many teachers in my family and have also helped in all of my kids’ classrooms as they progressed through elementary school. They work so hard all day long, every day, and put all of their…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Back to School Finds for Teens

    Back to School Finds for Teens

    In my Back to School Finds for Kids post, I talked about how I remember loading up all of my kids for back to school shopping. It would take hours to find each item on our lists and we would also have to go to several stores to find each and every it…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • 14 Incredibly Marvelous Milkshakes

    14 Incredibly Marvelous Milkshakes

    Is there anything quite as satisfying to a sweet tooth as a nice, thick milkshake? The combination of cold, creamy and sweet is the best way to treat yourself after a meal, as a mid-day pick me up, or whenever you feel like it! There are some amazing…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 7:00am -
  • Visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library – Part 2

    Visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library – Part 2

    The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is such an interesting, unique, and educational place to take your family. If you haven’t read my Visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library – Part 1 post yet, please go back and do so! In Part 1, I tal…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Aug 17, 7:00am -

Design for Mankind

  • newSummer Style Essentials 05: The Linen Trousers

    Summer Style Essentials 05: The Linen Trousers

    (Start here.) I’m a denim girl through-and-through, both for their ease and durability, but when summer starts to shift into fall, I find myself reaching for a welcome substitute: linen trousers. WHY? Call ’em cropped pants, or culottes, whatever…
    - 14 mins ago, 21 Aug 17, 6:00am -
  • Modern Parenting: To Chore or Not to Chore?

    Modern Parenting: To Chore or Not to Chore?

    To chore, I say. — Early this spring, Bee began campaigning for a fish. Actually, nine, she says, for swimming together. My hesitations were many. More responsibility for our kids often means more management for us, and with two kids, two dogs, two…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 6:00am -
  • Permission to Pause: Taking A Break Before You Break

    Permission to Pause: Taking A Break Before You Break

    Head’s up: Sponsored by Athleta.     Here’s a funny lie to tell yourself: When September hits, things will slow down. When my husband feels better, I will, too. When the deal goes through, when the baby sleeps through the night, when the inbox…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 6:00am -
  • The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    It began with the car accident. The parked car in the street, the U-haul ahead, a pick-up truck peeling out of his driveway with less-than-desirable visibility. I swerve, thinking of course I could clear the parked car to my right. I could not. I scr…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 8:20am -
  • Summer Style Essentials 04: The Gauzy Skirt

    Summer Style Essentials 04: The Gauzy Skirt

    (Start here.) My criteria for a mid-summer essential can be summed up in three words: comfortable, easy and fully washable. Sticky banana stains and rogue finger paint are not unlikely in these parts, so I’m continually steering clear of the dreade…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 6:00am -
  • Small Step No. 12: Saying “Yes, But…”

    Small Step No. 12: Saying “Yes, But…”

    Last weekend, my friend Shannan and I shared our respective stories with the beautiful community of Flourish, and during the Q&A portion, the conversation naturally veered toward boundaries. How do you set them? What are your own? Where do you draw t…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 6:00am -
  • Summer Style Essentials 03: The Crop Tank

    Summer Style Essentials 03: The Crop Tank

    (Start here.) The term crop tank conjures up all sorts of images for me, mainly of long afternoons sauntering around a studio floor in dance class (Motown Philly back again indeed). This is not that, although I sure didn’t mind those calve muscles…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 5:00am -
  • Pancakes, and the Hands That Make Them

    Pancakes, and the Hands That Make Them

    Head’s up: Sponsored by Revolution Foods (giveaway below!).     Want to be my kid’s hero? Feed her pancakes. — Early this summer, I drove Bee a few hours south down the winding lane of my parents’ neighborhood – all mailboxes and pine tre…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 1:00am -
  • Summer Style Essentials 02: The Perfect Tee

    Summer Style Essentials 02: The Perfect Tee

    (Start here.) It’s no secret that the elusive perfect tee has long been a style enigma. Is it a lightweight linen, or structured cotton? V-neck or crew? Black vs. white, or long live charcoal forever and ever, Amen? Everyone’s got a favorite. Thi…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 7:17am -
  • 8 Simple Make-Up Products I Love

    8 Simple Make-Up Products I Love

    I laughed at a comment on this post (don’t forget to swipe the arrow): “And now I want to know what kind of makeup you use.” It wasn’t my intent, of course, to make the case for a full face. I’m firmly planted in the “You Do You” catego…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 5:00am -

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/
    - 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 -
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.

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...[[…
    - 34 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…
    - 37 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..…
    - 42 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…
    - 45 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,...…
    - 47 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…
    - 47 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:...[[…
    - 48 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...[[…
    - 49 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..…
    - 85 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…
    - 88 days ago, 25 May 17, 9:33am -

Design Sponge

  • Tropico Photo + Best of the Web

    Tropico Photo + Best of the Web

    Sometimes when big vacations aren’t in the budget, I like to travel via photograph. While scrolling through someone’s Instagram feed isn’t quite the same as actually dipping your toes in the sand, it certainly can lift your spirits for a moment…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • A Lovely Kinda-Niçoise Salad + Giveaway

    A Lovely Kinda-Niçoise Salad + Giveaway

    I’ve resisted my urge to become a BBQ expert this summer and instead I’ve gone on a salad kick! My salads range from the simplest undressed green salad to more elaborate salads, such as the farro salad we shared with you here, the burrata salad w…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting Design*Sponge

    What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting Design*Sponge

    This month marks the 13th birthday of Design*Sponge and I’m feeling, personally and professionally, both the weight and the wonder of those years. The first five or six years of Design*Sponge flew by in a flash. The Internet was booming, blogs seem…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • Design from A to Z: R is for Rug

    Design from A to Z: R is for Rug

    The oldest rug fragments and mentions of their use date back to 4,000 BC, an era when, according to evidence, a flat weave was the choice design. Oftentimes parents and their children would not only use it as a bed, but to keep warm in the winter…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Raising the Bar: Soap the Old-Fashioned Way

    Raising the Bar: Soap the Old-Fashioned Way

    Over the years here on Design*Sponge, you may have heard me blather on about my Grandma Margie. Margie was an Avon lady during the 1970s, so quirky soap sets, soap shaped like animals and soap-on-a-rope were a big part of my of my childhood. Outside…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 10:00am -

Jones Design Company

  • newUpdates and decorating (finally!) in the family room + kitchen

    Updates and decorating (finally!) in the family room + kitchen

    Our house is not done. We have so much more to do with it, so many ideas and plans and sometimes it can feel a little frustrating to have the vision, but have to wait to bring it all to reality. I do my very best to look around and see all the things…
    - 10 mins ago, 21 Aug 17, 6:04am -
  • From 90’s to Now: Guest Bathroom Makeover Before + After

    From 90’s to Now: Guest Bathroom Makeover Before + After

    Before and afters are the very best, aren’t they?! Our little guest bathroom has undergone a great transformation that I can’t wait to show you. Here’s a sneak peek of the after (because I just can’t handle leading the post with one of the be…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 6:50am -
  • How to Hang Removable Wallpaper (with a couple of issues resolved)

    How to Hang Removable Wallpaper (with a couple of issues resolved)

    The one main floor bathroom in our house was in need of a makeover. It’s just a little box of a room with no windows and is visible off the kitchen. When we moved in, the walls were painted very bright red, which made my neutral-loving-eyes ache. I…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 4:22pm -
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