Monthly Archives: February 2008

snugglepod

Chill out, work, eat, and even sleep in this ultra mod sofa designed by Jane Worthington for de Sede HOME of Switzerland. The inviting oval shape has been designed to accommodate two, with the back and armrests snuggling occupants from all sides. Available as an option is a flat-screen monitor that can be incorporated to transform…

bringing the outside in

Fueled by the popularity of feng shui design and the use of organic products, bringing elements from the outdoors in is a refreshing and welcoming trend–particularly in an open, modern space, like that seen here (designed by AZD Architects, Bloomfield Hills, MI).  Imagine walking through the front door and into this space…how cool, calm, and fresh! Eric BrownEric’s…

dare to be different

If a business’s website neatly and thoroughly presents itself, shouldn’t the purpose of social networking be to catch an eye, show some personality, and get those interested dancing back to its website? There’s a lot of thoughtless blah in the world. Don’t be afraid to bust out of the same ol’ boring box once in a while. Eric BrownEric’s background is…

apartmenttherapy

Only months after its launch, the New York Times called ApartmentTherapy.com “quietly addicting.” ApartmentTherapy.com, a site that aims to help “people make their homes more beautiful, organized and healthy by connecting them to a wealth of resources, ideas and community online,” was also featured in the New York Post, The Daily News, and a variety of regional newspapers…

to buy or not to buy…

…that is the question! With the current mortgage and housing mess in the United States, many people are finding  that renting is a great option right now. The New York Times did an analysis of buying versus renting in many major metropolitan areas. The analysis includes data on housing costs and looks at different possibilities for the…