South African designer Haldane Martin has devised a solution for would-be gardeners with limited yard space. His urban planter prototype allows city dwellers – or really, anyone with meager outdoor space – to grow plants and vegetables.
The design of the Wallflower was inspired by bees’ honeycomb. It’s a modular system of three different sized hexagonal planters that scale your wall and create a cool design while growing plants and fresh veggies.
Simple yet sustainable furniture projects are designer Dan Faires’ specialty, and in case you missed any of projects, we’ve pulled them all together for you.
Watch Dan show you how to build each project and get detailed step-by-steps at DanMade.
For our final episode of DanMade, Dan Faires builds an innovative yet simple wine rack made from reclaimed lumber and wooden dowels.
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This week, Dan Faires builds a rugged bookshelf out of reclaimed lumber and galvanized black pipe.
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This week, Dan Faires upcycles old books by turning them into a one-of-kind lamp.
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This dynamic and delicate-looking lampshade is surprisingly made out of 100% recycled paper.
Etsy seller KattyBarac designed and created this elegant shade which can be transformed by arranging the parts into different positions. Just right for those of us who like to change things up quite often.
This week, Dan Faires builds a rugged coffee table with a touch of industrial chic.
For this simple DIY project, all you’ll need is reclaimed wood, casters and L-brackets.
Dan Shows You How
For the first episode of Design Star Dan Faires’ online show, DanMade, he shows how to create a high-end upholstered headboard without breaking the bank.
All you need: plywood, a painter’s canvas and some carpet tacks.
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And the answer to yesterday’s “What the…?”
Kathleen and Holly know a handy tool when they see one. It’s a trash can called the Urbano Eco Can. This clever design is a fun solution for always having a garbage bag handy. Plus, it’s made in the USA.
Though, who wouldn’t love to see some colorful yarn poking out of these?
Don’t forget to send us intriguing finds at firstname.lastname@example.org if you come across a design mystery that you think will stump our readers.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’re tickled pink (and rose and bubblegum and coral) over these latest rugs, paint and seating options designed to delight while raising critical funds.
Company C, a national corporate partner of Susan G. Komen for a Cure®, has a “Passion for Pink” rugs. A percentage of sales of Karen’s Rug and The Sisters’ Rug will be donated to Komen for a Cure.