Love the look and ingenuity of this desk, using standard Ikea units and a custom cut surface…

The counter top is a 12 slab of bobinga purchased from a lumber yard. By having the lumber yard cut one raw edge off placed at the back wall, but leaving the front raw edge, we have both an organic look, and an ergonomic, soft edge for typing.

via IKEA Hackers

 

Stunning industrial office conversion…

After standing vacant for nearly 30 years, the St. Louis Municipal Power House building at 1100 Clark Avenue in downtown St. Louis, opened as the new offices of Cannon Design in September 2008. In 2007, the firm purchased the 19,000 sqf building and provided all design, development, and construction management services for its restoration, renovation and adaptive reuse—an investment that represents the firm’s confidence in the future of the city of St. Louis.

via ArchDaily.

Skype recently hired architecture and interior design firm Blitz to renovate their current 54,000 sq ft space in Palo Alto. Their primary goal was to create a world-class office that would differentiate themselves from their Bay Area competitors. Ultimately, they want to recruit the best talent in the field.

via My Modern Metropolis.


How awesome are these paper clips, designed by Animi Causa, via Lovely Package

Being inspired by this beautiful home office, between the clean lines of the desk and the beautiful Eames desk chairs and of course the stunning window roof line.

The Sea Ranch is a rugged landscape, dotted with distinctive homes, that extends for about ten miles on either side of Highway One in coastal Sonoma County, California. The building design constitutes an architectural vernacular that is world-renowned. Its hallmark is the attempt to blend man-made structures with their natural setting, and to “live lightly on the land.”

via The Mid-Century Modernist.

Simple yet beautiful, via Unplggd.