It seems these days the buzz is all about Green Design. Products from flooring to bath towels are made of bamboo. Napkins and coffee filters are made from hemp. Recycled glass is everywhere. It is incorporated into countertops, tiles, hardware and serveware. I absolutely fell in love with this glassware from VivaTerra because it doesn’t … Continue reading Silver Recycled Glassware
Yes, you read correctly. The electronics company LG has filed a patent for a washing machine with a built-in dock for either an iPod or a Zune. Perhaps they figure if cars can have docking stations then why can’t washers? Let’s hope this one doesn’t go to market. Continue reading Ipod Washing Machine?
Dupont, the manufacturer of Corian, has marked the composite material’s 40th birthday by commissioning 40 multinational designers to create an original, functional ‘objet d’art’ for the table or desktop that reflects their imaginative vision and demonstrates the endless possibilities of Corian. Below is an exerpt from the Dupont press release: Corian®: 40 … Continue reading Corian Turns 40
I came across a blog written by Peggy Deras, CKD, CID about choosing a compact flourescent bulb that will cast flattering light. This is referred to as CRI or color rendering index. You can read her article here Kitchen-exchange: CRI: The Road to True-Color Light Bulbs Did you know that not all CFLs can be used with a … Continue reading Understanding Compact Flourescent Bulbs
Last month the Internet Alliance Home Research Council announced the results of a study citing which technology innovations homeowners want most to add in the future . A survey of 602 homeowners revealed that the kitchen functions as the nerve center of the house, with most families doing much more than just cooking and eating there. Popular activities … Continue reading The Digital Kitchen
With all the concern about Pet Food these days I thought I might share a recipe printed in the local weekly. Doggie Oats 8 cups raw rolled oats (or 16 cups cooked oatmeal) 2 pounds (4 cups) raw ground or chopped turkey 1/2 cup Healthy Powder* 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup cooked vegetables (or … Continue reading Organic Dog Food Recipe
With the current downturn in the housing market many homeowners are looking to remodel their kitchens and bathrooms either for their own enjoyment or for selling their home in the near future. Especially here in Naples where builders once offered only white melamine cabinets and white laminate countertops; they are now offering granite and wood-look … Continue reading Faux wood cabinets are great for remodeling