A clothes hanger is a clothes hanger. According to Wikipedia their design was inspired around 1869, they come in three basic styles and are made of metal, wood or plastic. All I can add is that for me hangers may be a functional item for storage and organizing, however their design is not always very inspiring. Luckily for me the designers at MicroWorks Web think differently, they took the humble hanger and gave it a fresh new look. Continue reading
No matter how many systems I have tried to develop in order to keep my workspace clean and organized, I somehow always find myself surrounded by piles of stuff. I have a pile for my bills and my mail, I have a pile for documents I need for work, I have a pile for my sketches and to help save the planet – I also have a pile for recycling. In addition there are the pens, pencils, stapler etc and my good friends “the chachkes” (cute smurf doll, retro ashtray that holds my loose change, tin-toy airplane and an ILOVENY snowball).
Add to these all the cables that I use to connect my devices and you can see why I usually end up working with my laptop on my bed. Continue reading
Check out SweepUp – a stylishly modern broom and dustpan set from the talented guys at Eva Solo. Made of stainless steel and plastic, the broom has a rounded head, without sharp edges, and strong plastic bristles; the handle of the brush is hollow, making it easier to simply slide it down the dustpan handle for convenient storage. Cleaning up the mess is easy, with its extra long handle of 35.4″ there is no need to bend down to sweep – both practical and sophisticated, this set doesn’t mess around. Continue reading
The Kontur Vase is a unique item, silicone made, which provides a new approach for combining a flower vase and a small storage container for holding various items such as pencils or cotton sticks. This stylish vase is a flexible item, not only because it’s made out of silicone but also because it serves as an alternative to ceramics – giving the vase a soft touch while keeping its unique characteristics in place. It may be small (3”H x 4”W x 5.5”D) but it’s useful as well as beautiful. Continue reading
These beautiful keepsakes storage chests will keep your family’s heirloom and keepsakes for generations to come. The chest interior and trays are lined in plush velveteen; three pull-out trays feature removable tray dividers allowing you to customize the compartment configuration for your own unique items.
Imagine the variety of treasured heirloom, from wedding to baby mementos, that you can store in these elegant chests – dried bouquet, boutonniere, gloves, garter, tiara and engagement ring box from your wedding day or maybe birth announcement, photos, a lock of hair or a delicate christening gown of your children when they were just infants – What a wonderful way to hold on to precious memories and keep what’s really important close and guarded. Continue reading
We’ve all been in this familiar scenario – magazines pile up, we’re trying to place them in some sort of order, but end up with more mess to begin with. I guess we’re not so different from one another, as we’re all trying to rearrange and organize stuff in our lives in order to make them better – whether it’s tough decisions or simple stuff like piles of magazines and books we swore we’ll read as soon as we have some free time on our hands.
Check out this wooden magazine rack console table – In my opinion it’s the perfect storage solution for rearranging your stuff in a decorative style. Continue reading
This stylish item features a contemporary design with a touch of sophistication, elegance and class. It’s a wooden wall shelf with a minimalist, geometric design and a 12” x 12” mirror. Apart from its lovely design, available in Java or Black, it’s also quite functional, as it can be used to display small books, candles, a flower vase, and other decorative items. Continue reading
The other day I was telling you about Liesmichl Kant – two great pieces of furniture for storing books. However, if you’re looking for more storage space, check out Lese+Lebe – a 3 in 1 book shelf. This stylish solution is a portable compartment that invites you to sit down, relax and have a cup of tea while browsing your favorite book. Continue reading
I confess, I am a bookworm. I love books and whenever I pass along a book store I simply can’t resist getting just one more book for my never ending collection. ‘The more the merrier’ I tell myself, however as books are starting to pile in every corner of my house, the lookout for good book storage solutions is inevitable. And if you’re looking for a functional item with a touch of style, like me, it becomes a not-so-easy task. Continue reading
This unique floating shelf is a very attractive addition to any bar, cocktail cabinet or drinks table. Sturdily made from wood composite and finished with Java, black paint, it accommodates six wine glasses and the top doubles as a shelf that can be used to store bottles or other items up to a maximum load of 15lb. Continue reading