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  • Uplifted Brick Building in San Francisco Houses Graphic Design Office

    Creative offices should be just that. Those who think outside the box for a living need an imaginative space to thrive. This project by Terry.Terry Architecture housing a growing graphic & product design office has done just that. It is located within an existing brick building in the Jackson Square Historic District of San Francisco, […]
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  • Celebrate July Fourth And Remember America’s Dream

    It’s the height of summer. There’s no better time to enjoy your pool and backyard parties than the Fourth of July. This holiday is a time to celebrate and count the many blessings we have. It takes a lot for us to have the freedom and prosperity to enjoy life. It’s not something we should […]
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  • Three-Generational Home in Switzerland Ensures Harmonious Living

    The post Daniele Claudio Taddei Architect completed the design of Autumn House, a contemporary residence in Switzerland that perfectly suits the living needs of a multi-generational family. “For 3 generations, 2 cats and 1 dog living under one roof was a bit tight, so the grandparents decided to use a leftover corner from their property […]
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  • Gardening masters to show off their yards

    The Lake County Master Gardeners program offer a look at how they manage their own yards during a garden walk from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. July 9. …read more
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  • Best in Show: Highlights from the Top International Design Week Events

    Image: Image: Shore RugsShore RugsA finalist in the Best in Show category of the NYCxDESIGN awards, Shore Rugs are woven from durable silicone cord into bold, modern textures and color patterns. Designed for use indoor or out, they feel cushy underfoot all while looking fab. Image: LuceplanMesh by Francisco Gomez Paz for LuceplanThis flexible pendant […]
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  • Wood Accents Uplift Black & White Scandinavian Apartment

    This lovely apartment in the center of Gothenburg, Sweden showcases an inspiring design and a playful layout. As listed on real estate broker Alvhem‘s website, the 791-square-foot crib takes up the upper two levels of a historic house that dates back to 1873. A living room ceiling height of 9.85 feet, a rustic brick wall […]
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  • DIY Paper Weaving for Easy, Modern Art

    Welcome to our very first DIY on Freshome.Today we’re going to do a bit of weaving. Recently, woven crafts have become a trendy way to decorate walls with colorful yarn and fabric designs in all colors and sizes. With a little practice and patience, they create stunning results. I’ve done quite a bit of weaving […]
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  • Landscaping ideas draw crowds

    Local green thumbs are enjoying a self-guided tour of area gardens this weekend as the Zonta Club of Chatham-Kent hosts its third-annual Garden … …read more
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  • The Best Solar Panels for 2016 — and beyond

    In her book Bread, Wine, Chocolate, journalist Simran Sethi explores the idea of setting our tastes based on what is ethical. She gives the example of wild-grown coffee, which is gentlest on the environment but, when brewed, doesn’t match our typical idea of what good coffee tastes like. (It tastes “earthy,” or in other words, […]
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  • The World on your Wall with Customaps

    Want to show off your travel bucket list, or keep a reminder of your hometown in a new city? These custom-made maps are available as murals or posters, giving you the option of traveling the world in your living room or taking a little piece of home wherever you go.Founded in Montreal, Canada, Customaps is […]
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