A prime example of the kind of wit that can define postmodernism, architect Takefumi Aida's Toy Block House IV in Tokyo is part of a series of Toy Block Houses he designed to look like they were created with children's toy blocks.
The color-blocking on these shelves, decorated by blogger Gabrielle Blair, creates a unique style filled with bold accessories that often speak to her family’s love of travel, like bright red elephant figurines from Africa.
A local woodworker created an original butcher block pedestal from a fallen local tree, with a removable chopping block set into it. This creates a functional and beautiful detail at the end of the kitchen space - and truly celebrates Lauren Levant’s innovative approach to designing a healthy, environmentally friendly Craftsman kitchen.
To balance the cool Carrera marble countertop on the adjacent island, these kitchen countertops are replaced with a character-rich butcher block that's perfect for a hard-working kitchen. In fact, it's the only countertop material that can withstand slicing and chopping.
Blue-light-blocking glasses are a great accessory to keep on your night stand. These glasses can help filter out blue light that our phones, tablets and laptops give off that can disrupt our sleep cycles. These glasses also help reduce eye strain and headaches.
This master bedroom is complete with a beautiful view of the ocean. The large double windows let light into the space, but when it's time for bed, the padded walls and room darkening curtains seal out light and make the space the perfect place for a little "R and R."