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An Exhibition Spotlights Philippe Starck’s Place In The Bathroom

An Exhibition Spotlights Philippe Starck’s Place In The BathroomNews from Co.Design: Waterdream: The Art of Bathroom Design traces the evolution of the lavatory from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day — with particular emphasis on one French designer. In 2005, the bathroom-fixture manufacturer Axor issued a challenge to an esteemed trio of European designers: [...]

Kermit Residents Seeing Dirty Water Pouring Out of Their Faucets

Kermit Residents Seeing Dirty Water Pouring Out of Their FaucetsNews from NewsWest9.com: by Anayeli RuizNewsWest 9 KERMIT – It’s freaking some people out in Kermit. Dark and dirty water pouring out of their faucets. It looks so nasty people are afraid to use it. Some of our viewers wanted to know what was going on.  So [...]

Fast, simple and amazing DIY projects

Fast, simple and amazing DIY projectsNews from Las Vegas Review-Journal: Posted: Aug. 30, 2011 | 1:10 a.m.Updated: Aug. 30, 2011 | 3:20 a.m. Call the family and grab the toolbox. Do-it-yourself projects can become a family affair this fall. According to a recent survey by economists at the University of California, there is a trend [...]

DIY Intros Six New Series, Five New Experts

DIY Intros Six New Series, Five New ExpertsNews from Multichannel News: by MCN Staff — Multichannel News, 8/29/2011 4:16:02 PM As the weather begins to cool and homeowners’ landscaping projects begin to wane, DIY Network turns its programming to celebrating the indoors by introducing six new original series — I Hate My Bath, Kitchen Crashers, [...]

Caddo Parish Being Asked To Conserve Water

Caddo Parish Being Asked To Conserve WaterNews from KTBS: by John Colvin POSTED: 5:37 pm CDT August 27, 2011 UPDATED: 7:28 pm CDT August 27, 2011 DNR Secretary Scott Angelle said “Although our prayers for rain were answered less than a week after the Office of Conservation declared a ground water emergency in southern Caddo [...]

DreamMaker does it again – Amarillo couple gets much-needed bath remodel

DreamMaker does it again – Amarillo couple gets much-needed bath remodelNews from LubbockOnline.com: A year ago, Pam and Hal Pettigrew purchased the copper hammered sink that would become the inspiration for their “someday” bathroom remodel. Now, that same sink is the focal point of their beautiful new bathroom, which was completed this summer in a [...]

Dieter Rams’ Ten Principles of Modern Design

Dieter Rams’ Ten Principles of Modern DesignNews from Daily Beast: If your kitchen looks with it, if your bathroom is sleek, if your desk has clean lines, thank Dieter Rams. He’s the man behind the products at Braun, the great German manufacturer that, for many decades now, has been making our lives modern. More than any [...]

Trends: Remodeling? Read what’s in before you rip stuff out

Trends: Remodeling? Read what’s in before you rip stuff outNews from Chattanooga Times Free Press: The National Kitchen and Bath Association polled 100 of its members who designed kitchens or bathrooms during the last three months of 2010. From those surveys, trends in kitchen/bath design were found nationwide, not just by geographic areas. We checked [...]

NU students design complex four-room tiny house

NU students design complex four-room tiny houseNews from Chicago Sun-Times: BY KARA SPAK Staff Reporter/kspak@suntimes.com August 27, 2011 1:10AM Scott Grindy, 21, a material science and engineering major, checks out window in the sleeping loft of the tiny house under construction on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times Updated: August 27, 2011 1:10AM There’s [...]

Project (ECO) Home: Your bathroom can save you money

Project (ECO) Home: Your bathroom can save you moneyNews from Enterprise-Record:From the toilet and faucet to the showerhead and lighting, the entire bathroom is a chance to save water, energy and money. The easiest way to conserve in the bathroom is through your faucet, tub and shower fixtures, and toilet. Treating and delivering our daily [...]

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