Home interiors

How Designers Are Working Through This New Reality

Bobby Berk, interior designer and star of Queer Eye

On navigating the disruption-
I’m not sure anyone’s lives haven’t been impacted in some way but our only choice is to figure out which way is up, push on, and stay as positive through all of this as we can. When anyone’s norm gets shaken, so do our day to day routines – even something as simple as getting gas or walking outside to retrieving the mail. We’ve never had to think about that to this extreme. Things are very different now, but that is ok. I’m so grateful that

TheBuild.tv Firehouse Project Episode 3: Living Room + Bar [VIDEO]

Design Milk is excited to share the next episode of TheBuild.tv Firehouse project – living room + bar.

Anthony Carrino takes you through the renovation and build of his open concept living room and bar. Learn more about some design decisions to be made and how he dealt with an unexpected delay. Watch below!

Check out the 3D model here:

See more of the design details and photos at TheBuild.tv.

Images courtesy of Anthony Carrino.

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10 Reasons You’ll Want to Add Geometric Patterns to Your Home

Thankfully, geometric patterns are here to stay. Artists and designers continue to come up with fresh designs, and in new and inventive ways, making it impossible not to love them for years and years. If you’re afraid of too much pattern or want to take it slowly, it’s easy to incorporate one or two things to help invigorate a space. If you’re on the opposite end of the spectrum, geometric patterns can definitely cater to the maximalist in you. Read on for 10 ideas on how to add in geometric patterns into your home without going overboard.

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TheBuild.tv Firehouse Project Episode 2: Kitchen + Dining [VIDEO]

Design Milk is excited to share the next episode of TheBuild.tv Firehouse project—kitchen and dining.

Anthony Carrino takes you through the renovation and build of his modern kitchen and dining space—a beautiful, open concept space that’s become the heart of his home. Watch as he takes us to Italy to meet his kitchen suppliers (and take a little detour), as well as his final decisions on appliances, countertops, fixtures. Plus – watch as it all gets installed!

Watch below!

Check out the 3D model here:

See more of the design details and photos at TheBuild.tv.

Watch the first episode

An Office in Japan with a Curved Floating Rooftop to Hang out On

Sanno’s Office is a minimalist office space located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Studio Velocity. The wooden two-story office building features a large, curved floating rooftop space that gently wraps upward on the edges, providing moderate privacy in an otherwise dense residential neighborhood.

The dish-like structure is constructed of a thin cross-sectioned array of laminated wooden beams engineered to take the weight of up to 150 people. The roof was designed to have tension on the lower vertical pillars gradually decreasing as more people occupy the space.

The tension is sensitive enough where small vibrations can be felt when