Stuart Haygarth's Toy-Inspired High Design Will Melt Your Mind
At the Carpenters Workshop Gallery branch in Paris, 13 pieces are on display by English artist/carpenter/scavenger Stuart Haygarth. His show, titled “Play,” uses incredibly novel design techniques to create furniture out of what were, in a previous life, merely toys. Haygarth turns ordinary found items extraordinary.
He explained the premise to the Carpenters Workshop Gallery:
"Starting in 2004 I have been working on design projects which revolve around the collections of...
The EXPEDIT Is Dead! Long Live the EXPEDIT (Using PANYL!)
By now you've heard the news: IKEA is discontinuing its wildly popular, seemingly untouchable EXPEDIT line. Sigh if you haven't yet sighed.
NOW REJOICE! Because here at PANYL HQ we're seeing a Pinterest board worth of silver linings from this development.
Sure, collectors of 12" vinyl records are fuming because IKEA is killing off what they unknowingly made the most popular LP display tool since the record player itself. But the...
Must-See Children's Furniture from Spain: Anti-Aging Edition
Instructions? Pfft. Parts of Various IKEA Items Recombined as Incredible, One-of-a-Kind Pieces
The Italian Design firm Teste de legno has released their Lato B series, a compilation of incredible IKEA hacks inspired by the concept of buying IKEA furniture and ignoring the assembly directions. In combining various items, Teste de legno has created a mini-kitchen, cabinet, hanging plant/lamp combo and a shelving unit.
Featured on Dornob.com, Lato B should supply infinite inspiration for those looking to take their IKEA hacks to the next level.
Slats the Ticket: Old MALM Bed Parts Become New Coffee Table
Winter -- and the many 'inside days' it brings -- can be the best time to get creative on new DIY projects. With this in mind, Jacob from Minimal Nest posted a DIY Coffee Table made from reused pieces of his old IKEA Malm bed. The end result: a versatile, inexpensive storage solution with a rustic look and less trash to take out in the freezing cold.
Here's how Jacob started according to the Minimal...
Introducing the PANYL Radiant Orchid Collection
In November, Pantone cast a perplexed spell on the design world when they announced Radiant Orchid as their 2014 Color of the Year.
The company sees in this austere purple something to push today's designers, a reason to take a chance. Radiant Orchid is "an invitation to innovation," one executive said. It "blooms with confidence."
And it's true. There is a delight in Radiant Orchid, an inherent modernism that demands creativity from...
Billy, Malm, and a Man With a Plan: Baby Closet Hack Edition
Ciaran Mahoney's baby closet IKEA Hack sports great functionality, especially for something so 'from scratch.' Mahoney could have taken one look at this project and thought, "call the contractor," but he instead dove in headfirst, sketching and drilling and nailing his way to completion. The addition of PANYL to the inside Billy surfaces or Malm drawer fronts would be a great option for sending it over the visual moon.
Take Your Nursery Design to a New Place for the New Year
The New Year season represents a fresh start and great opportunity. For us, this conjured images of PANYL in the nursery: a playful pattern; the awe of a bright color to a newborn eyes. So we scoured some of our favorite blogs to find nursery images we could digitally overlay with PANYL finishes. Cape 27 and The Brick House, and decorating dynamos Sissy & Marley, had just what we were looking...