Couching Human, Hidden TV

According to Wikipedia the Family Room is: “…an informal, all-purpose room in a house similar to a living room. The family room is designed to be a place where family and guests gather for group recreation like talking, reading, watching TV, and other family activities.” Let’s face it – in most homes, Family Room is synonymous with TV Room.  There…

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Design Thinking for the Real World – 2/2/12

My husband is a pretty big fan of sportswriter Peter King, and regularly reads his regular “Things I Think” on sportsillustrated.cnn.com, typically covering various salient topics and situations in professional sports. He often reads aloud to me those “things” that he thinks will make me chuckle, or that involve my beloved Buffalo Bills – of…

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Travel Photography: Art For Your Home

So many people are intimidated by the blank walls in their home. Some find the prospect of finding “the right” wall art so daunting that they remain unadorned. Most of us already have beautiful images sitting idly on our computers, digital cameras, and even phones, anticipating their higher calling as decor for our homes. There…

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Thoroughly Modern Glider

Nearly ubiquitous in nurseries across America, the glider is often viewed as a pedestrian piece of furniture – yet an essential one. As a mother of an infant myself, I can attest to the utility of this piece. I’ve spent countless hours rocking, feeding, reading, singing, and even sleeping in our glider (pictured at left).…

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