Recent studies have shown that sitting for long periods of time in front of a computer, or otherwise, is very bad for our health. For this reason, standing desks have become quite popular. But since standing for long periods of time also isnâ€™t advisable, it is best to get a desk that can be either/or. One great choice is the CrossOver desk made by US company Next Desk. It is not only gorgeous, but also made from sustainable and recycled materials. […]
Looking for the perfect kitchen for your tiny home? Well look no further, because the Swiss firm Kitchoo has the perfect all-in-one solution. The kitchen units they offer are compact and small enough to fit into most any tiny house or apartment without sacrificing functionality. […]
As all parents know, children grow out of things fast and furniture is no exception. When it comes to the latter, itâ€™s best to purchase pieces that can be reused down the line, even after the child grows out of their primary function. And the Danish company Leander has recently unveiled one such piece of furniture: a baby crib, which grows with the child.
The Linea Cot, as it is called, is first and foremost a baby crib. It is made of solid oak and has cleverly designed sloping sides, which prevent the child from climbing out. It also has a base that is height-adjustable, meaning it can be moved up and down to accommodate the growing child. […]
This desk, designed by the Casa Kids furniture company based in Brooklyn, is aimed primarily towards kids, whose parents want to buy them a desk that will grow up with them. However I think itâ€™s perfect for adults too, especially those working from home. It is very well designed, made from durable materials and built to last for many, many years. Just like the furniture our grandparents used to buy before the days of IKEA.
Itâ€™s called the DUMBO desk and was designed for children aged eight and up. According to Roberto Gil, the architect who created it, the design of it was inspired by legendary artists and designers, namely Jean ProuvÃ©, Piet Mondrian and Donald Judd. […]
When it comes to flooring your home, you canâ€™t go wrong with hardwood flooring. Maple and oak floors donâ€™t just look nice they have other benefits including:
Theyâ€™re easily cared for
Theyâ€™ll last a long time
Theyâ€™re easily restored and maintained
Theyâ€™re always in style
They have natural insulation properties
They work to improve […]
Historyâ€™s timeline of structural innovations â€“ from ancient Roman aqueducts to cathedrals with soaring rooflines, castles to neighborhoods of mass-manufactured buildings â€“ reads like a primer of Buildings 101. Each has helped us refine our construction methods and building efficiencies, but over time that progress has cost our planet precious resources.
Typical structural building components like […]