This is so cool.

Check out a really classy remodel of an old Airstream trailer. It really great to see the before and after photos because it shows how people can totally transform an outdated design into a modern comfortable space. Personally, I love the wood walls and flooring. It has such a warm feel to it.

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Before and After shots of our ‘73 Airstream Landyacht. Check out more photos here.

Look how clean and sparse the kitchen is. Now look at the bookshelf around the entrance. It is a cool juxtaposition to see a lack of clutter in one room and then organized clutter in the next. 
A bookshelf is a great way to keep track of all your books and other collectables. A solid quality one will do you well. 

Look how clean and sparse the kitchen is. Now look at the bookshelf around the entrance. It is a cool juxtaposition to see a lack of clutter in one room and then organized clutter in the next. 

A bookshelf is a great way to keep track of all your books and other collectables. A solid quality one will do you well. 

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This is a cool reuse of a space. They fit a place to live into what was just a storage unit. My favorite part is that they didn’t redo everything. They left elements of what was there before. There is a huge difference between the finished areas and the unfinished areas, but it feels really comfortable overall. 
I am sure some people like one or another, but it feels like a good design choice. 
The storage under the bed is a really cool, smart idea. What would have been wasted overhead space is now the ultimate in underbed storage. You just have to climb a couple of short steps up to your bed. You also get a surveillance level view of your kitchen. 
My two favorite things, sleeping and eating, divided by one glass wall. 

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This is a cool reuse of a space. They fit a place to live into what was just a storage unit. My favorite part is that they didn’t redo everything. They left elements of what was there before. There is a huge difference between the finished areas and the unfinished areas, but it feels really comfortable overall. 

I am sure some people like one or another, but it feels like a good design choice. 

The storage under the bed is a really cool, smart idea. What would have been wasted overhead space is now the ultimate in underbed storage. You just have to climb a couple of short steps up to your bed. You also get a surveillance level view of your kitchen. 

My two favorite things, sleeping and eating, divided by one glass wall. 

Working with the space you have is very important. Whether it is designing around a fireplace or having a small apartment, you can make the most out of your situation with a little bit of thinking outside the box. 

Working with the space you have is very important. Whether it is designing around a fireplace or having a small apartment, you can make the most out of your situation with a little bit of thinking outside the box. 

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I love component break downs. It is really cool to see all that makes up an item. We think of it as just a bike. But is a combination of all the things that make it. Someone once told me they were rebuilding a car and my brain immediately thought about every part laid out like this. It is staggering the amount of time and engineering that must take. 

I love component break downs. It is really cool to see all that makes up an item. We think of it as just a bike. But is a combination of all the things that make it. Someone once told me they were rebuilding a car and my brain immediately thought about every part laid out like this. It is staggering the amount of time and engineering that must take. 

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I am starting the process of finding a new desk. My big question right now is whether to buy one or build one. I am learning towards build on. By investing some time I can save myself some money and make myself something I can be proud of. 
So I am looking into designs and woods. This desk keeps coming up in my searches. I like the idea of the organizational drawers, but I don’t like the free standing legs. I would probably seek to design something with drawers or cabinets on either side. 
They use this layered plywood which is cheaper. It has an interesting look to it, but a part of me is thinking you could get some cool design from reclaimed wood. Or even a nice grained hard wood could be nice. 
Overall, I have a lot of decision to make about desk design. I want something simple and useful, that looks nice and clean. I’ll update you as I move along in the process as well as show you some of the things that I happen upon in my research. 

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I am starting the process of finding a new desk. My big question right now is whether to buy one or build one. I am learning towards build on. By investing some time I can save myself some money and make myself something I can be proud of. 

So I am looking into designs and woods. This desk keeps coming up in my searches. I like the idea of the organizational drawers, but I don’t like the free standing legs. I would probably seek to design something with drawers or cabinets on either side. 

They use this layered plywood which is cheaper. It has an interesting look to it, but a part of me is thinking you could get some cool design from reclaimed wood. Or even a nice grained hard wood could be nice. 

Overall, I have a lot of decision to make about desk design. I want something simple and useful, that looks nice and clean. I’ll update you as I move along in the process as well as show you some of the things that I happen upon in my research. 

These are two things that do the same thing. One has a critical flaw. Can you guess which one? 

It’s the small power strip. It’s too crowded. With all of the stuff you need to plug in, a little room can mean a big difference.

The crowding also contributes to tangled cords and confusion as to which plugs belongs to a particular device. Depending on the design of the plug it can also make adjoining outlets difficult or impossible to utilize. 

So next time that you buy a power strip, chose one that spreads things out a bit.

Toolbox charging station. This is really cool to look at. Classy, rugged and super helpful. It hides the mess of five devices being charged separately on a counter. 

Toolbox charging station. This is really cool to look at. Classy, rugged and super helpful. It hides the mess of five devices being charged separately on a counter. 

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This is Coachella
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This is the times we live in. That being said, a charging station in your own home is a good idea. A place that you have set up to plug in at night and have your laptops, phones and tablets all charged up for the morning. At the end of the day we are all tired, and simply plugging in your device is easier to do than pulling out cords and running around looking to see where you left your charger. 
Hiding away your charging station is a good idea too. My personal feeling is that technology should be minimally intrusive to your home decor. A hole drilled into the back of a dresser drawer which you can feed cords through is a great solution. Simply open the drawer, plug in your device, play in the drawer to charge and closer the drawer. 

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This is Coachella

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This is the times we live in. That being said, a charging station in your own home is a good idea. A place that you have set up to plug in at night and have your laptops, phones and tablets all charged up for the morning. At the end of the day we are all tired, and simply plugging in your device is easier to do than pulling out cords and running around looking to see where you left your charger. 

Hiding away your charging station is a good idea too. My personal feeling is that technology should be minimally intrusive to your home decor. A hole drilled into the back of a dresser drawer which you can feed cords through is a great solution. Simply open the drawer, plug in your device, play in the drawer to charge and closer the drawer. 

Labeling stuff is a good idea. You might know what something is, but others may not. How many times have you said “Could you grab the ______? It’s the Describe shape, color and size of object they don’t know.” It happens a lot. Labels can help. 
You don’t need to go Batcave overboard with labeling. But if you have multiple boxes that look alike containing different things, a label keeps people from blindly looking through all of the boxes. It saves time and energy. 

Labeling stuff is a good idea. You might know what something is, but others may not. How many times have you said “Could you grab the ______? It’s the Describe shape, color and size of object they don’t know.” It happens a lot. Labels can help. 

You don’t need to go Batcave overboard with labeling. But if you have multiple boxes that look alike containing different things, a label keeps people from blindly looking through all of the boxes. It saves time and energy.