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Black Lives Matter

I spend most of my days here talking about the concept of HOME and how

I spend most of my days here talking about the concept of HOME and how to make it a more meaningful and welcoming one.
But I have never once had to worry about my loved ones getting back safely to that home for fear of police brutality. That is a privilege all people should know, but they do not.
I cannot sit idly by and watch black people be murdered and then receive absolutely no justice at the hands of a racist and unjust system.
This morning I saw Lisa Lucas say that she, “[Went] to sleep heartbroken over one murder, [woke] up heartbroken over another.” That feeling is overwhelming and I cannot talk about “lifestyle” here today when the first part of that word is being ripped away from black people on a daily basis for everyday acts like selling CDs in front of a store, having a missing license plate, wearing a hoodie or calling for help. To all of my white friends: please speak up, stand up and show (through action AND words) your support for black people. Call your officials, call your police chief, speak to your neighbors, put out signs support that send a message, protest, be an ally, do EVERYTHING you can to make it clear that you will not passively stand by while black people are being murdered every day without consequence. My heart breaks for the families of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile it must be said again and again and again: Black Lives Matter, Black Lives ...
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Getting Creative: No Closet Solutions and Storage Ideas

29-05-2016 19:17 - ( interior decoration )

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Campo das Paulas / FCC Arquitectura

The values of the house are based in the dialogue between interior and exterior spaces, favoring broad areas that can "expand" the large terrain.
21-01-2019 19:37 - ( architecture )
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World's Largest Waste-to-Energy Plant Set to Open Next Year in Shenzhen

The world\'s largest waste-to-energy plant by Schmidt Hammer Lassen and Gottlieb Paludan is set to open next year on the outskirts of Shenzhen, China. The new plant is made to handle 5000 tons of waste per day within a simple, clean, and iconic...
21-01-2019 19:37 - ( architecture )
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House Battlefield by Guerrilla Office Architects

This contemporary two-story house designed in 2017 by Guerrilla Office Architects is situated in Tienen, Belgium. Photography by Steven Massart Visit Guerrilla Office Architects
21-01-2019 19:37 - ( architecture )
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Abandoned Soviet Infrastructure Captured by Danila Tkachenko

Last week, we covered the work of Moscow-based visual artist Danila Tkachenko, whose ?Monuments? project appropriated abandoned Russian Orthodox churches with abstract modernist shapes. Tkachenko?s further work, ?Restricted Areas? is equally as...
21-01-2019 19:37 - ( architecture )
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Chocolate Loft / PLANT Architect

They purchased a 900 sf loft within a former chocolate factory and asked PLANT to renovate it in a way that would enable them to use the space as either a two-bedroom condominium or a one-bedroom... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
21-01-2019 19:26 - ( general decoration )

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Carrara Marble in Kitchens

viaI\'m obsessed with Carrara marble in kitchens. viaI\'ve spoken of my obsession here before.That\'s Brook\'s old kitchen of Velvet and Linen fame.So pretty...and yet she has moved on to a bigger and better kitchen. I\'d be happy with...
09-01-2014 20:38 - ( interior decoration )
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After Tidying Up, How to Organize Your Laundry Room (9 photos)

So you?ve gotten rid of the junk cluttering up your laundry room, perhaps inspired by organizer and author Marie Kondo?s KonMari Method. What?s next" After all of the...
21-01-2019 19:09 - ( general decoration )
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25 Decorative Light Switch Covers

Details matter! It’s easy to overlook common hardware like doorknobs and drawer handles while working on a new interior decor theme, but these small items can make a world of difference when it comes to crafting a cohesive aesthetic ? light...
25-04-2017 19:07 - ( general decoration )
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CEDIT Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni?s LAPIS Vase

CEDIT marks two important years by rereleasing a unique vase design by brothers Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni.
21-01-2019 19:05 - ( general decoration )
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Ultra-Modern and High-Design Pool in Hubertus Hotel

noa* architecture studio created an incredible artwork for Hubertus Hôtel in the Dolomites Mountains, Italy. This structure is amazingly suspended 40 meters above the ground, offering a unique view on the valley. This “infinite” pool is opened...
30-11-2016 19:36 - ( architecture )

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Retro Nouveau Style at Philadelphia, PA Restaurant Louie Louie

When Kate Rohrer and her all-female team at Rohe Creative initially began putting together a design for Philadelphia, PA’s Louie Louie in 2016, they aimed to replicate the feeling of a classical European cafe. “There is an elegance to...
21-01-2019 18:56 - ( interior decoration )
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Our DIY Patio Table, Part I

We’ve come so far on our back patio this summer, but it was still missing one of the most important things – a table! From the very beginning, when we thought about how we want our backyard to function, we get all smiley...
20-09-2016 19:15 - ( general decoration )