Month: June 2020

Home Health Trends That Haven’t Stood the Test of Time

When looking at the features of our homes today, it can be difficult to remember that houses didn’t all start out this way—it took centuries of design evolution to get to what we now consider a “normal” layout of a home. It’s possible to trace some design features back to their origins as ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. And though it has yet to be seen exactly how the COVID-19 pandemic will influence home design, in 2020 we at least have the benefit of modern science and technology. But that hasn’t always been the case. There are several examples of innovations and architectural features that were implemented to improve the health of the people living in a home that are no longer in use today (or are at least rare finds in older homes). Here are four examples of home health trends that haven’t stood

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Kim Kardashian Poses in a Brown Leather Jumpsuit With Cut-Out Detailing Made by Yeezy Gap’s Design Director

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Kim Kardashian made a splash in an all-brown leather ensemble as she posed alongside husband Kanye West on Instagram today.

The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star looked stylish in a jumpsuit from Mowalola Ogunlesi, which featured wide legs and cut-out accents on the sides. The KKW Beauty businesswoman teamed the jumpsuit with brown pointed-toe boots set on a slim stiletto heel. She wore her hair pulled back into a sleek updo, accessorizing with dark sunglasses and statement earrings. Meanwhile, West was clad in a shiny black suit paired with a neon green shirt and clunky brown boots.

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Ogunlesi has been named the design director of Yeezy Gap, a multiyear partnership that West, Yeezy’s owner, announced on Friday. A Nigerian-British designer, Ogunlesi attended Central Saint Martins and made her London Fashion Week debut last year. She is known for

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Give your Google Home cordless freedom with LOFT

That’s why this LOFT Battery Base for Google Home is such a game-changer. By allowing you to ditch your Google Home’s limiting cord in favor of a powerful battery, the LOFT will give your trusty home assistant the freedom it needs to move around the house for hours at a time, and it’s on sale for 65 percent off at just $17.

With a nearly perfect rating on Amazon and a sleek design that blends in flawlessly with any decor, this slide-in battery base makes it easy to enjoy everything that your Google Home has to offer even if you find yourself away from a power outlet for extended periods of time.

Available in a variety of colors, the LOFT replaces your current Google Home’s base and delivers up to eight hours of cordless power on a single charge, thanks to a powerful 4,200mAh battery.

A discrete LED display makes

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Does Trendy Design Always Stand the Test of Time?

A bright pink kitchen decorated in the iconic style of the 1980s.
A bright pink kitchen decorated in the iconic style of the 1980s.

Architectural design comes to life in a variety of ways, often standing out against a landscape of traditional elements. Strong characteristics of buildings, houses, and other dwellings add eye-catching appeal and provide unique features that make their designers easily identifiable. This type of innovation garners attention and praise from other architects, journalists, and design enthusiasts — but of course, what might initially appear to be ingenious details can also be the very things that turn potential buyers and investors away down the road. That’s because extreme designs often come to be associated with trends, although that fact doesn’t come to light until some time has passed and it becomes obvious that the work isn’t timeless after all.

Although there will always be people with the money and appreciation for extremely unique architectural works, most eccentric features find a

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