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Feb 25, 2014

Modern and Masculine Lighting by Tudo and Co.

Okay. Whoa. Just stumbled across a cool new store with awesome lighting products and plenty of inspiration.

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Jan 06, 2014

Rustic Decor Idea: Tiny Trees in Boxes for Winter

created at: 12/17/2013

It is currently -9° where I live. It's wonderfully sunny, and all I want to do is go outside...but the weather says no.

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Nov 12, 2013

House Tour: Vincent Kartheiser's Compact Masculine Cabin

When Mad Men actor Vincent Kartheiser found success and bought his own Hollywood home, he ignored the sprawling mansions and purchased this, instead: a 580 square foot cabin. The space is full of clever space saving details and designed with a masculine yet sleek aesthetic the Kartheiser calls "Japanese industrial." 

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Nov 04, 2013

DIY Idea: Build a Minimal Corner Book Shelf

DIY inspiration: minimal shelf

There's plenty about Scandinavian design that's so appealing and lends itself to a masculine aesthetic: the clean shapes, and classic color combos, etc. And (but?) this book shelf idea though can fit almost any place, modern or not, and that's kinda what I love about it.   

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Oct 29, 2013

How to: Make a Secret Bookshelf Stash and Storage Spot

created at: 10/21/2013

I still remember the first ManMade-ish project I ever made: a hollow book safe. I was about eight, and my buddy Nick had this awesome "how to be a secret spy"-style book to inspire us, and we snagged two big hardbacks from his parents' library and used a utility knife to carve away the pages. I remember thinking we probably shouldn't be cutting up books off the shelf, nor should we likely be using a utility knife without supervision, but - hey - we were spies, and spies don't ask permission. 

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Oct 22, 2013

DIY Inspiration: Moss Graffiti by Anna Garforth

Moss Graffiti by Anna Garforth

Yes! A green, no-vandalism version of graffiti! Aside from being awesome graphic art, this be your next DIY challenge.    

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Oct 21, 2013

DIY Idea: Stacks of Books as Home Decor

DIY Idea: Books as Decor

Attention bookworms:  your reading habits are about to pay off as some low-cost, bold DIY home decor. 

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Oct 03, 2013

How To Make Your Own DIY Wooden Cutting Board

DIY Cutting board

Even though summer is gone, you will continue to host awesome dinner parties and you'll definitely need to make some of these cutting boards.

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Sep 04, 2013

Roundup: 7 Manly Modern Accents for Your Home

METAL-WRAPPED WOOD TRAYS

To step up a room in your home and apartment, sometimes all you need is a single accent piece or focal point to set it off...no major makeovers required. 

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Aug 28, 2013

Roundup: 6 Random Items You Totally Need NOW

DUSTPAN + BRUSH SET - BLACK

This week, I've come across some seriously amazing items featuring awesome design, each stylish and useful in your daily life. 

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Aug 23, 2013

DIY Idea: Make Leather Cabinet Pulls

Leather and brass pulls by CAMP [http://www.campprovisions.com/product/leather-brass-pulls]

Want to upgrade your cabinets? We got a super easy idea for you that requires only a couple materials.

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Aug 16, 2013

How To: Make a Geometric Doormat

DIY Geo Doormat via Whimseybox [https://whimseybox.com/projects/diy-geo-doormat]

Give your houseguests a tridimensional welcome to with this geometric doormat!

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Aug 15, 2013

DIY Inspiration: Top Drawer Stair Storage

Storage / Interior design. Photo by Osamu Abe

When it comes to smart, minimal design, Japan often takes the cake. If you are going nuts due to the lack of storage space, you gots to take at look this!

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Aug 14, 2013

A Serious Case of House Envy: 23.2 by Omer Arbel

23.2 Home. Photo credit: Omer Arbel

It's hard to believe that this Vancouver property is actually a home and not the set of a perfectly styled magazine cover, but people actually live here. Want to see the rest? (you do). Click through to get a mini tour.

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Jun 04, 2013

Design For Your Walls: The Tear Off Wallpaper by ZNAK

ZNAK Tear Off Wallpaper

Renters rejoice! A tearable wallpaper that' clean, stylish, and easy to use. Looky here:

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May 13, 2013

DIY Idea: Use Maps to Dress Up a Wall

Credit: Ameris Photography [http://www.blog.ameris.ca/blog/2012/11/5/kinfolk-dinner-victoria.html]

Looking for a super easy - and affordable - way to dress up your walls, Christopher Columbus-style? Then, give this a shot!

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Apr 23, 2013

How To: Make an Inexpensive DIY Art Print

created at: 04/18/2013

So...you have a huge blank space on your wall staring at you everyday. You don't know what to do with it, but know that buying an original piece that size is way out of your budget. What do you do? Of course, you make your own.

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Apr 23, 2013

I Want to Live Here: The Panorama House by Moon Hoon

created at: 04/19/2013

How lucky are these kids? Their cool parents got them a great library space with a built-in slide...now they have no excuses to avoid doing their homework!

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Oct 25, 2012

DIY Idea: Make a Chalkboard State Map

created at: 10/25/2012

The use of chalkboard paint in design and decor projects has been seen over and over again since it became available, but I think this graphic map is particularly great example. Rather than covering

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Aug 21, 2012

How to: Make Wood Veneer Pendant Lights

Wood veneer are thin pieces of full woodgrain, which are sold in flexible roles, so you can glue them onto core panels for the look and finish of hardwood grain pattersn without the expense of solid wood.

Because veneer is so thin (around 3mm), it's quite flexible and easy to work, 

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