Category - Interior Design

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Whatever Happened to the Future?
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Welcome to the New Housecraft
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The Book That Explains Why You Care About Design
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3D Printing: Are We There Yet?
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Gifts For Interior Design and Architecture Geeks
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Why Interior Design Matters
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Turn The Closet You Have Into The Closet You Want
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Blog Podium – Why You Should Go Next Year
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When More is More: Layering Case Study
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App Review: “Interior Design for iPad” by Black Mana Studios

Whatever Happened to the Future?

We used to be so excited about the future, and it showed in the design of the 50s and 60s. In “Where’s My Space Age? – The Rise and Fall of Futuristic Design” author Sean Topham explores where space age design came from and how it worked its way into every aspect of our lives. While it may have ended in the early 1970s, there are ideas that keep resurfacing in design today that began in this era. Definitely recommended reading.

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The Book That Explains Why You Care About Design

In “The Architecture of Happiness” Alain de Botton explores why we care about architecture, and how it can affect us. Mercifully free of the jargon of so many architectural books, this is a journey into the delights and challenges of the visual aspect of the worlds we build for ourselves, individually and collectively, and what they say about us.

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Gifts For Interior Design and Architecture Geeks

The 2014 holiday season was chock full of drool-worthy loot. Here’s some of it – but your search for the perfect gift may take you to EBay if you’re shopping for these things now.

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Why Interior Design Matters

I have often wondered why I care if the things around me are beautiful or not. If “form follows function,” as Louis Sullivan once said, then as long as an interior layout is serviceable, isn’t that enough? Why go to the time and considerable trouble of renovating? Here are 3 important reasons.

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Turn The Closet You Have Into The Closet You Want

You don’t have to dedicate an entire room to have a closet that looks good and lets you see everything you have at once. Here’s a look at the closet we started with, and my plan to make it so much more. It may not be as awesome as this stock photo, but it’s an improvement.

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Blog Podium – Why You Should Go Next Year

Over 250 bloggers from as far away as Newfoundland and New York City came together in Toronto on a rainy September Saturday to learn, share experiences, and have fun. I travelled to Blog Podium 2013 to connect with other home and design bloggers, and to find ways to make Housecraft better. Here’s what I learned.

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