How adorable is this Calvin and Hobbes themed kid’s bedroom? This sweet space was made in Finland by redditor pellari with the help of his sister. The mural was painted free-hand using an original Calvin & Hobbs drawing as inspiration and that bunk bed you see? It was made using a second hand bed which already came with a slide. They added in the wood laminate and wooden planks to add more of an authentic feel to the whole […] Continue reading →

Good design can brighten your spirits and of course make your space look beautiful, but there is a new study that is about to go underway that is trying to understand the extent to which healing spaces promote health and healing during hospitalization Researchers at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial, will be using the Crown Sky Garden, a 5-thousand square foot garden on the 11th floor of the 23 story hospital as a focal point of the study. The garden, named in honor of Chicago’s philanthropic Crown family, includes dozens of bamboo trees, […] Continue reading →

If we are talking innovation, I think that the “door within a door” may be one of the most innovate designs I have come across in quite some time. Such a simple concept, yet something that I have never come across before as a “real” comprehensive design. The “minjjoo” door is the brainchild of German designers Johannes Marmon and Johannes Müller (jjoo Designs), in collaboration with door manufacturer Holitsch. The design was created to allow children to feel more independent and confident, much as the Montessori model of teaching stresses having everything (including bathroom sinks, etc.) at a lower level […] Continue reading →

How incredible is this bedroom? Talk about the stuff dreams are made of! After going over considerations for race car, space ship and castle concepts, Steve Kuhl the genius behind Kuhl Design Build, built this pirate themed bedroom for the client’s […] Continue reading →

I don’t think I’ve ever come across a bookshelf as unique as this one, designed by Benoit Convers. Shaped like a small polar bear, this whimsical unit is such an interesting piece and can be used as a sculpture, a bar for adults or as the coolest kids bookshelf. Junior is made from high pressure laminate and is available in two different finish options: brushed black, glossy […] Continue reading →