April 3, 2023

Innovative Desk With Attached Playpen Designed for Working Parents

Parents know how difficult it can be to get work done while keeping an eye on a little one. Wrangling a toddler or infant and shooting off a few emails is already difficult at home, but it’s next to impossible in a public space. In fact, the staff at Fairfield Area Library in Herico County, Virginia, often saw parents of young children struggling to use the computer stations in their adult reading room.

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January 5, 2023

This Elegant Wall Hanging Cleverly Doubles as a Stylish Wood Desk

In this day and age, as homes seem to be becoming smaller and smaller due to the rise in real estate prices, any idea that maximizes the available spaces is more than welcome. Designer Robert van Embricqs has created a piece that might as well become a landmark of functional design—one that is also in touch with the times as dozens of fields have moved to a work-from-home format.

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November 17, 2022

67 Creative Christmas Trees to Spark Your Holiday Imagination

As temperatures plunge and the first snow begins to fall, it can mean only one thing—the holidays have arrived. For many, there is nothing more special than starting to decorate for the holidays, with a Christmas tree taking center stage. This historically German tradition was brought to the United States in the mid-19th century and has become an intrinsic part of the holidays.

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July 25, 2022

Pottery Barn Launches 150-Piece Furniture Collection Designed for People With Disabilities

For those with a disability, design dramatically affects how they interact with the world. Seemingly small choices can improve quality of life. Take the height of a sink, for instance. For a person using a wheelchair, the height and construction of a vanity can make washing their hands an impossible task. Pottery Barn has just launched a furniture collection with this type of accessibility (and beyond) in mind.

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