Ugly houses

Article: Ugly houses

I obsess of over design books and Dwell and design blogs. And there are many a site to keep this addiction occupied during the day. But I just stumbled upon this blog, Ugly House Photos, and I am even more obsessed with these images. The horror of bad interior design! I don’t like to laugh…

Green interior design: Durat

Article: Green interior design: Durat

The Finns are renowned for their design aesthetic: while participating in Finnfacts’ Clean Tech Blogger Tour last week, I spent a lot of time looking at buildings and features, and always noticed the clean, simple, sophisticated sense of design that characterized the built environment. Durat, a 19-year-old Finnish company, attempts to marry that aesthetic with sustainability principles: its polyester-based solid surface materials contain about 30% post-industrial recycled material, and are themselves fully recyclable.