Scandinavian Home

Isn’t Scandi Dandy? When it comes to my own personal design preference, it would probably be called ‘Surf Scandinavia’.  I love a mid-century vibe.  Add a splash of vintage surf, take that and mix it with the aesthetic that Scandinavian style emits…and well…I just can’t put my words around it.  It’s just something that you …

Project Spotlight: Recycling World Cup Stadiums for Affordable Housing, Casa Futebol | TyPennington.com

Casa Futebol

Empty Nest Syndrome? In the days leading up to the long-awaited 2014 World Cup protestors ravaged the streets of Brazil.  Even though many factors contributed to civil unrest, one of them was the consequence of FIFA’s influence over the country. What would happen to the 12 enormous stadiums after the fans and players leave? How could these structures be …

Go Green: Biophilic Cities and Communities by Ty Pennington

Biophilic Design

Be Green We’ve all heard of eco-friendly design and different ways to shrink our carbon footprint. I’ve also shared tips for bringing the outdoors into your home, but there are some earth-friendly ideas circulating the design and architecture community that affect each and every one of us. This revolutionary movement was popularized by Harvard University myrmecologist and …