DIY Pipe Furniture

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I hate furniture shopping. not only do you have to find something you like, but it has to be the right size, and regardless you pay a huge mark up to pay managers, designers, manufacturers, the salespeople, and whoever delivers it. Being cheap, I like to avoid paying as many middle man as I can. This is why I like to feature a lot of Do-It-Yourself projects that allow men to take a trip to a home improvement store as opposed to a furniture store.  Continue reading
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Ode to the Man-Chair

All in the Family may not be in the memory of many people under the age of 40 unless they watch TV Land, but it brings up a key idea of masculine home design. Men should have their own space, but it doesn’t always matter the exact square footage of that space. While it is pretty much indisputable that women control the home these day (A fact I will continue to fight against), men need to put their foot down where they can, and the 9 square feet that a  “man-chair” occupies is a great place to start. Continue reading

REPOST: Get that Apple Look

Editors Note: Yes, I just did this post a few days ago, but I wanted to try and find a Homes4Men genre appropriate way to honor phenomenal innovator that was Steve Jobs. I will try to do more for him throughout the day, but I felt this was a great way to start it off. 

 

Apple Inc is a cultural monster. Steve Jobs, and now Tim Cook are able to create products that have an impact. The iPod, iPhone, and iPad have revolutionized they way we consume media and garner information. Above all else, they have a distinct look. Steve Jobs has done an excellent job giving Apple a level of brand recognition that is unmatched by any other company out there. It is a brand people identify with. So it is only logical that today, with the announcement of the new iPhone 5, I will discuss how to get Apple’s look in your own home. Continue reading

Home Art Gallery

Estersohn_portfolioBare walls are boring. This can be a great way to express yourself, but many guys choose to let a wall remain merely covered in paint and little else. However, if you are anything like me, your mild case of ADD won’t let you commit to a singular piece of art. This is where you may want to consider looking into multiple pieces of art and setting up a home Art gallery.  Continue reading

Get That “Apple” Look

Apple Inc is a cultural monster. Steve Jobs, and now Tim Cook are able to create products that have an impact. The iPod, iPhone, and iPad have revolutionized they way we consume media and garner information. Above all else, they have a distinct look. Steve Jobs has done an excellent job giving Apple a level of brand recognition that is unmatched by any other company out there. It is a brand people identify with. So it is only logical that today, with the announcement of the new iPhone 5, I will discuss how to get Apple’s look in your own home. Continue reading