d*s DIY Contest: Update!

Posted on March 13, 2008 Under Design

A few weeks ago we told you about a little competition Grace over at D*S was having for all of you shelter magazine obsessed DIYers. Now the time has come to vote! Our personal favorites are the newspaper subscription table…

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design*sponge DIY Contest 2008

Posted on February 6, 2008 Under Design

We know there's a bunch of you out there, just waiting for an excuse to bust out your electric drills and saws in the name of DIY hackage. Grace over at D*S (as well as the fine folks at 2Modern)…

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Sao Paulo: Editora Organiza

Posted on November 27, 2007 Under Books

Publishing is a little less entry-friendly in Brazil, I've observed. You can already have a decent amount of money from other sources so costs become no object, get picked up by only a handful of publishers or rather approach things…

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Vinyltoys Templates

Posted on October 15, 2007 Under Design

Vinyltoys Templates is a website that compiles the plans (blueprints?) for a wide variety of vinyl toys from manufacturers that span the alphabet from All City Style to Woodentoy. There are currently about 40 templates up for your downloading and…

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Paper Critters

Posted on October 10, 2007 Under Design

I'm a total dunce at graphic design. I can write about it, but heck if i know which option I should pick in order to shade or shadow. But with the help of the online tool Paper Critters, anyone with…

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Emergency Stool 5

Posted on July 6, 2007 Under Design

This week has seen some serious life changes for me, most notably the purchase of a new MacBook, marking the end of a three-year run with my beloved Powerbook , and signing a lease on my very own one-bedroom apartment…

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Furni: Show Them Your Skills

Posted on June 25, 2007 Under Design

I have a sad obsession with DIY hacks and, if I had any motivation or attention-span to create my own instead of ripping off stuff I find in Readymade, I may very well have found myself in the Etsy field…

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Foldschool Furniture: Kids + DIY

Posted on March 21, 2007 Under Design

For all of you kid-loving DIY-ers out there, Nicola Enrico Stäubli, a Swiss-based architect (and bike messenger), has created a line of free children's furniture called Foldschool. The catch: you have to build it yourself using cardboard, some simple implements,…

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LED Lightbox All By Yourself

Posted on February 15, 2007 Under Art

Eric at Modern Self just made a great post about how to craft an arty LED Lightbox all by yourself (mommy will be proud). While I haven't experimented with any sort of illuminated art in my own house, I can…

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Design a UniPo

Posted on January 30, 2007 Under Design

Ever wanted to design a UniPo? One of those cute little toys the guys over at UNKL have basically become world famous from? Now is your chance-- use there product template (download here), submit it via email or snail mail…

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