Ikea Is Reissuing Amazing Old Designs From the 1950s and 60s
Ikea is over 70 years old, which means the company has survived through dozens upon dozens of design trends, from stuffy conservatism in the late 1940s to the craziness of the 60s. Wonderfully, the company is now plucking classics from its archives to sell in some stores.
Look We Love: Beveled Subway Tile
If you’re drawn to the look of subway tile, but want just a little something extra, consider beveled subway tile. The extra texture that beveled tiles impart can make regular old subway tiles look boring by comparison. When I see beveled subway tile I can’t help but be reminded of the rusticated stones of old Italian palaces. Masons would give the stones a rough texture and a deep bevel to give the ground floor of the buildings more visual weight.