Project Ayr: The Art Deco HTPC

Many people have a home theater PC sitting right next to their HDTVs. It’s not always the best-looking solution to manage your media, but oftentimes it’s the most functional. There’s no reason why your HTPC should look ugly. Check out this awesome design that Jeffrey Stephenson came up with.

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Micro Flight Airplane Carbon Butterfly

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If you’ve ever wanted to play with an RC helicopter in your house, then this might be the one for you. The Micro Flight Airplane Carbon Butterfly is tiny and weighs a mere 3.6 grams, but it’s ready to fly almost anywhere.

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IKEA Expedit Workstation Hack: Bibiophiles Rejoice!

I use IKEA Stolmen components as my library shelves, but this sweet setup makes me think that the Expedit series could be even more versatile. This convenient workstation was nested inside an Expedit bookshelf, allowing its owner to maximize the efficiency of his available space.

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Chris’ Moody Living Room Home Office DeskTops

For many home owners and apartment dwellers, a living room home office can be a necessity, especially when more than one person needs a workstation. While some people frown at integrating an office area in a living room, something that traditionally is reserved for family, others find a balance between work and leisure. Chris’ home office living room has got wonderful tones and windows, that set it apart from others we’ve seen.

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Garrett Murray’s LA Master Bedroom Home Office for 2 DeskTops

Having a multi-functional home office is always a bonus, especially when it can be used as a guest room, living room, and also an office for two. This usually requires space, which is why Garrett Murray turned his master bedroom into a home office for two. The added square footage allowed him to make an expansive setup, for both himself and his wife.

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When Your Living Room Is Also Your Home Office

090611_rg_CreativeLounge_00.jpgLiving room home offices might sound less than ideal (no separation of work and relaxation), but they’re often necessary you’re a small space dweller. It is in fact a setup we have in our own home right now; we had to get rid of a lot of stuff and make some serious compromises to get it up and working (no TV). Thus, we’re a bit envious about Eddy’s workstation up above, which presents a seamless and aesthetic workspace presence in the middle of a living space…

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Living Room Home Offices: The How & the Why

032111_rg_LivingRoomHomeOffice_01.jpgDepending on how much space you have available in your home, you might not have enough room for more than one workstation in your home office. Even if you do, when more than one person is working from home, it makes sense to have different places to work in order to vary your routine. Establishing a workstation in the living room is something that is needed when space is at a premium in your home.

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Living Room Desk: The 2nd Workstation

020911_rg_DanielLivingRoomWork_01.jpgWhen space is at a premium in your home, you have to get creative to find place for that second or third workstation. In our home, we have a similar setup since we both work from our computers a lot. There is one workstation in our small home office, and another in the living room.

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An Ideal Modern Home Theater Setup

Technology has evolved over the last few years and it has changed the way that people see their home theater. While the traditional setup of a TV coupled with some speakers still exists, computers have made setting up a decent home theater a lot simpler or a lot more complicated, depending on what you’re looking for. These setups are budget conscious, so take a look and let us know what you think.

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Brum’s Stylish IKEA Lack Living Room Redesign

When you want to bring a bit of life into your living room, one of the best ways to go about it is to examine what you can actually do, for not a lot of money. Seriously, there are quite a few swanky pads out there, but a lot of them have invested serious amounts of money to make them look really good. What sets this hack apart is that it makes your living room look outstanding, for not much money.

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