Bright Ideas: Happiness is a warm Nest!!!

Not since my first iPod have I been so excited about getting my hands on one of these beauties. The brainchild of two former Apple employees (and the design and packaging gives that away quickly), the Nest Learning Thermostat takes the heating and cooling of your house to a whole different level.   What’s fascinating…

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Bright Ideas: Playing Under The Stairs

Over the years I’ve seen a number of smart ideas for utilizing unused space under open staircases. Google those very words and you’ll unearth numerous examples of clever designs to incorporate some functionality into an otherwise awkward nook. So while wandering around a no-stone-unturned bungalow remodel in Concordia, which unsurprisingly is already pending, I spotted…

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