Spotlight

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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Go Green: Biophilic Cities and Communities by Ty Pennington

Design Spotlight | Biophilic Cities and Design

Biophilic design. 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 affects each and every one of us. This revolutionary movement was popularized by Harvard University myrmecologist and conservationist, […]

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Ty Pennington, 2014 On-Stage Presenter: Dwell on Design

Spotlight | DWELL on Design

Hey folks! Before you hurry off to your weekend festivities, I have some exciting news to share with you. I know I don’t share my personal plans very often, but this weekend is just too good not to. This year, I’ve been asked to present at Dwell on Design on Sunday, June 22nd at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Dwell is […]

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Designer Spotlight: Half Dozen Daily

Spotlight | Carla Peicheff & Half Dozen Daily

Part of the reason I have this site is to share all of the inspiring and creative things YOU’RE doing. Yeah, I’m talking to you! Inspiration is contagious, and the web is full of awesome DIY crafts, home makers, expert designers, you name it.  So I stumbled on this next designer on Twitter and thought […]

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