Year: 2020

Best of the Best! Top 10 Posts of 2020

10. A Modern Home in Austin with a Pool That Bisects the House
Looking for quiet, a client enlisted Ravel Architecture to design a private home on a remote street in Austin, Texas. Named the M1700 House, the project involved finding a place to fit a full-size lap pool on a challenging site with a 25-foot elevation change. To solve the issue, the architects placed the pool so that it bisected the house thereby separating the private areas from the public.

9. Former Apple Engineer Designs Futuristic Kinetic Motion Cannabis Water Pipe
With 11 years experience as an Apple senior technical specialist, Tracey Huston’s background primarily revolved around solving a multitude of challenges within the realm of the modern and digital, a background not typically associated with reengineering the age-old pastime of smoking. Yet, Huston applied a similar dogged attention to detail to develop Stündenglass, a curious and captivating device delivering smooth and vaporous draws with an hourglass flip.

8. Elevate a Basic Bathroom with 20 Modern Accessory Options
While not everyone can do a major renovation, incorporating some new modern accessories into any space can transform it into a room you won’t mind spending time in. We decided to

MarketTime Experience Center to debut at DMC’s January market

MarketTime, provider of B2B software as a service (SaaS) solutions for the business of wholesale and retail, will debut an Experience Center during the Jan. 6-12 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. The MarketTime Experience Center, located on the first floor of the World Trade Center adjacent to Starbucks in WTC 139, will showcase MarketTime’s full suite of software solutions supporting business management and growth as well as supporting the only global ecommerce marketplace.

“The Experience Center will showcase the best qualities of our software and the physical Dallas market — new product discovery, trend exploration and strong relationships.” — Hemal Patel, founder and CEO of MarketTime

The MarketTime Experience Center, open during market hours for Total Home & Gift Market, as well as for Apparel & Accessories Market and KidsWorld (Jan.12-15) and WESA’s International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Market (Jan.14-17), will provide hands-on demonstrations of the MarketTime tools, all of which are available today, as well as supporting information and personnel to discuss the MarketTime advantages and ease of integration. This “test-drive” environment of an active and available suite of B2B software solutions, that also support a global e-commerce marketplace, will be the first of its kind in the

How To Hold Patio Furniture From Flying Away

For those who take pleasure in a healthy, thriving garden, onerous water with its overabundance of calcium and magnesium could be hurting your crops and flowers. I was fortunate to discover a used Honda engine that’s eight horsepower the identical HP because the damaged engine. Though this Honda was used on a small energy generator it is a universal engine and it’ll bolt to my tiller base mount precisely as the previous engine did. The engine output shaft is also the exact same size which will allow the existing drive belt chive to slip proper on and lock and will not want changing. The output shaft is a couple of inches longer though than the outdated engine and the V-belt guard will have to be modified to slide over the shaft to fully cover the chive and V-belt. The throttle wire hooks on to the carburettor simply as it did on the previous engine. I bolt the engine all the way down to the tiller base mount, put the chive on the output shaft, mount the modified belt guard, hook up the throttle cable and add some gasoline and crankcase oil. Now I will try to start the engine and …

It’s time to submit product images for the February issue!

It’s not even 2021 yet and we have already begun to prepare for the February issue of Home Accents Today. We have a healthy amount of pages outlined for products, so we need submissions to make those pages come together. The deadline is January 22 and it will be here before you know it so, go ahead and get those submissions in!

Don’t forget to submit more than one. Even if your product is not chosen in this issue, we keep hold of them for future story considerations; send us what you’ve got!

Here is what we are looking for:

Accent on: Wall Decor

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Best of Winter Markets

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Color Wheel: Black + White

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Objet: Finishing Touch (Fabric trims, wall hooks, furniture hardware, pulls, knobs)

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Lauren Roses is Home Accents Today’s product editor, responsible for selecting and compiling product and trend stories, and for overseeing product submissions and coverage of intros and market debuts. Lauren studied at the University of Arizona and has lived in San Diego, California and

How To Replenish The Vitamins In The Soil Of Your Garden

Planning your backyard structure is no small activity and will be quite daunting even for a long time gardener. Raised backyard beds are also good for the more elderly gardener, as they supply upkeep of the mattress without the associated stress on the decrease again. The raised mattress featured in this challenge makes use of our backyard wall product Anchor Bayfield – nevertheless it could just as easily be constructed utilizing Anchor Windsor Stone. Raised curvy beds – poor-soil gardeners, take word – hug lovely small lawns in both the front and back yards. The garden beds are brimming with pristine perennials, blooming shrubs and beautiful ornamentation.

After I might had it assembled for a number of days, as my husband and I noticed the kitties play with it and sleep on it, he commented that it was a disgrace there was no padded or carpeted surface on the top platform (just below the Penthouse Cover). He famous that they spent a lot of their time there, either in the Penthouse or interacting with the other cat who may be in the Penthouse. I decided to reconfigure the Kitty’scape in order that the Hammock Hideaway was suspended from the top …