Design

5 Elements of an Inviting Bath by Ty Pennington

Design | 5 Elements of an Inviting Bath

Like the bedroom, the bathroom is meant to be a personal oasis; a place for you to slowly prepare for the day ahead or relax after a long day at work. But having an inviting bathroom is going to require a little more than a toilet and tub. Keep reading for a few elements to consider when […]

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Ty Pennington's Design Notes for Bright Interior Lighting

Design | Bright Interior Lighting

Are you doing a little re-decorating around the house? Maybe you have plans for a new paint color or new furniture, who knows, maybe you want a giant mural of your cat named Tinkles. Whatever you have in mind, let me shed a little light on a design tip that often gets overlooked… I’m talking […]

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Design | The Home Office

More and more people are using a home office these days. But just sticking a desk in the corner of the dining room may not cut it in the long haul. For an office space that really works, remember a few design basics: First, the floor plan:  You don’t have to buy books to figure […]

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Inspired by: Vintage Surf Magazines by Ty Pennington

Spotlight | Vintage Surf Style

I’m always looking for new color inspiration and can pretty much find it anywhere. And since I have a massive collection of vintage stuff, it’s no surprise these turned up during the summer season. I matched some color palettes with the covers of these old surf magazines to give me some inspiration for future projects. Check […]

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The Eye Has to Travel: Why Don't You... (by Janette Ewen)

Design | The Eye Has to Travel: Why Don’t You…

My dear friend Patrick Delanty (aka the most stylish man alive), recently suggested we download the relatively new documentary on Diana Vreeland, “The Eye Has to Travel.”  I’m a huge fan of Diana Vreeland, and as I watched the trailer, I was reminded of Vreeland’s fresh and whimsical approach to both fashion editing and life. Her […]

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Designer Spotlight: Zaha Hadid (by Ty Pennington)

Spotlight | Zaha Hadid

It’s been a while since I’ve shined a spotlight on a fellow designer, so today I wanted to introduce everybody to one of my favorites in the world of architecture: Zaha Hadid. She’s popular for her work in building dynamic projects, so much so, that she was awarded the Pulitzer in 2004. And beyond her […]

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

Design Spotlight | Casa Futebol & World Cup Stadiums

In the days leading up to the long-awaited 2014 World Cup, protests ravaged the streets of Brazil . And even though many factors contributed to civil unrest, one of them was definitely the unforeseen consequences of FIFA’s influence over the country. For example, what’s going to happen to the 12 enormous stadiums after the fans and players leave? […]

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