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Design Dollhouses: Creative Or Creepy?

We get it with the whole parenting thing—once you have a kid, the house goes from something like looking like a Design Within Reach showroom to a backdrop for a…

Leonora Epstein | October 12, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Quick Pic: This Chair’s A Real Lady

Designers Vladimir Tsesler and Sergei Voichenko designed this seat, called the Living Chair, which has apparently been subjected to some etiquette training and knows not to sit with its legs…

Catherine Strawn | October 6, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Buy An Ultra Chic Laptop For A Good Cause

The Dell Design Studio has just issued Product Red, a new line of laptop covers created by cool artists where part of the proceeds go to the Global Fund to…

Erin Flaherty | October 2, 2009 - 6:15 pm

New Zealand Bathrooms Are An Accidental Ode To Madonna’s Cone-Shaped Bustier

There’s an uproar in New Zealand over some bathrooms being built on the waterfront in the capital of Wellington. The unisex bathrooms are meant to resemble crayfish, but some are…

Catherine Strawn | September 9, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Now Teens Can Sit On It When They Need An Attitude Adjustment

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Enough with trying to reform teenagers. Here’s a design by Deger Cengiz called the “Attitude Chair,” which he says, “is developed for teens…

Leonora Epstein | August 13, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Second-Hand Plates By Karen Ryan Really Dish It Out

When Karen Ryan says she’s got a lot on her plate, she means it. The U.K.-based artist illustrates the phrase literally with charming second-hand plates emblazoned with “anger,” “fear,” “guilt,”

Leonora Epstein | August 12, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Quick Pic: When Recycled Fashion Goes Too Far

Is this skirt for those who complain, “But nothing matches my raincoat!”? Or green fanatics who reuse everything, including their broken umbrellas? [Design Spotter] …

Leonora Epstein | July 28, 2009 - 7:10 pm

iBum Chair Provides Hours Of Fun … Or Creepster Action

Voilà the iBum by designer Tomomi Sayuda. A chair with a photocopier in its seat, the piece of furniture automatically revs up when someone sits in it, ejecting a copy…

Leonora Epstein | July 21, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Quick Pic: Vintage Coke Can Designs

Coca-Cola is no stranger to makeovers. Yet, these vintage cans are so cool, that maybe the brand should consider going back to one of its old looks. Pop art has…

Leonora Epstein | July 1, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Oh. Hey. Your Accessories Are Freaking Me Out

Wow. These accessories are weird. Central St. Martins design student Anna Schwamborn has created a line of “mourning objects” jewelry that is intended to help grieving survivors after a loved…

Susannah Breslin | June 29, 2009 - 10:45 am

I’m One Big Home Design Mistake

Nick Olsen, former Domino blogger and an assistant designer to the amazingness that is Miles Redd, came up with a list of first-timer decorating mistakes forThe Washington Post. Now, since…

Nina Carbone | June 19, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Is This Mannequin MP3 Player Sexist?

This converted mannequin created by Detroit-based designer Bob Turek is causing quite the blogosphere kerfuffle. In case you’re not clear as to what the heck is going on here, Turek…

Susannah Breslin | January 26, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Pharrell Wiliams’ Rockin’ Chair

Pharrell Williams has gotten fresh in recording studios and now even in a design studio. The Neptunes producer and N.E.R.D front man likes to keep gettin’ busy. By the looks…

Simcha | May 28, 2008 - 6:00 pm
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