Designer Spotlight: Zaha Hadid (by Ty Pennington)

Designer 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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Designer Spotlight: Half Dozen Daily

Designer Spotlight: 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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Before & After: Amy Butler's Family Room Transformation

Before & After: Amy Butler’s Family Room Transformation

A new year is the perfect time to have a little fun with a quick family room refresh! I’ve been itching to get behind my sewing machine and stitch up some pillows and throws using my new Hapi quilting cottons and linens. This is a tradition for me, I love living with my prints and […]

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Designer Spotlight: Veronica Valencia's Lighting Collection

Designer Spotlight: Veronica Valencia’s Lighting Collection

This is Veronica. You may remember her from Extreme, but since the show ended, she’s been doing some pretty incredible things. So today I couldn’t help but share… Most recently, Veronica collaborated with Barn Light Electric – an American lighting company who also helped on a few Extreme builds – to create an exclusive line of pendant lights. And they’re […]

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Designer Spotlight: Lucid Stead by Phillip K Smith III, Joshua Tree, CA.

Designer Spotlight: Lucid Stead

I love art that fuses a bunch of different mediums together. So this next spotlight is shining on one particular artist installation and his vision is seriously out of this world. Check out the installation video below… This, ladies and gentleman, is the latest piece by Phillip K Smith III in Joshua Tree, CA. If you’re […]

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Wood is Good: Inside the Maker Made Workshop | Ty Pennington

Wood is Good: Inside the Maker Made Workshop

Wood is one of my favorite materials to work with, especially this time of year. But this father and daughter duo is taking woodworking (and family relationships) to a whole new level. So folks, today I want you to meet the brains and brawn behind Maker Made, Stephanie Todaro and her father Giovanni. What started […]

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Designer Spotlight: NotARug on Etsy

Designer Spotlight: NotARug

I’ve been working on my next fabric designs for a few months and I have to say, they’re pretty killer. A lot of inspiration goes into creating my patterns, but I really love seeing what comes out of them… Bags, blankets, quilts, rugs… people have made some pretty amazing stuff with my fabrics and I […]

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