FURNITURE: Painted Pianos

Is it okay to paint a piano? What do you think?  

KEYHOLE: Byun

Another great short by the duo known as This Must be the Place, exploring where we live and work. Enjoy!

Design Guide, Chicago on DesignSponge

DesignSponge has posted a Chicago Design (and food) Guide, this week, curated by resident Jessica Herman. Check it out, here. Do you think anything’s missing? [photo by Stephanie Todaro]

DAY TO DAY: EVERYDAY OBJECTS

Artist Nina Katchadourian wastes no time while traveling. She found a way to make art in airplane lavatories, in fact. This week, these photos, based on Flemish paintings, circulated on various websites. Her medium? Toilet paper. Inspiration can strike in unlikely places!

Tech in Tiny Offices

Apartment Therapy ran a great post on useful tech gadgets if you’re short on office space. Do you have a favorite space-saving device?

MATTER: One for One

Tom’s Shoes was the first to make the move: buy one pair of shoes and the company gives a pair to someone in a developing country. Now, the amazing Warby Parker eyeglasses does the same: buy one pair of these stylish eyeglasses, and they’ll give one pair away. The frames are all based on vintage […]