Many times our favorite posts just don’t make it into the top 10 best or end-of-year roundups. To revisit our favorites, Jaime, Gregory, and I put together a list from the year and we’re sharing them here. Take a look back.

Jaime’s faves:

The Tiny Tool Shed Backyard Escape Project
Gregory’s hard work certainly paid off with this amazing outdoor retreat – I hope that I get to enjoy it myself some day!

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Hand-Woven Art That Looks Like Digital Manipulation
Lala Abaddon’s meditative weavings are complex and stunning, but I can’t seem to wrap my brain around how she does it without going mad!

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Brasiliana: Wood Tile That Explores Periods of Brazilian History
These are some of the most beautiful tiles I’ve ever seen.

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Where I Work: Karim Rashid
DREAM OFFICE.

Caroline’s faves:

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An Architect’s Triangular Villa in Västerbyn, Sweden
Despite its modest size and triangular shape, the interior is spacious and smartly designed with simple materials. Dream vacation house!

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NASA’s 1975 Graphics Standards Manual to be Reissued
Growing up space-obsessed, I kept up with everything NASA, so you combine that with graphic design and I’m sold.

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An Apartment-Like Hotel Room for the Traveling Professional
Another cleverly designed small-ish interior with hidden features, like a staircase that pulls out.

Gregory’s faves:

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Friday Five with Kelli Anderson
Kelli Anderson’s secret DIY convertible sitting/standing desk is the first one I could imagine actually wanting in my own home.

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A Visit to Hennepin Made’s Glassblowing Studio
Similarly to last year’s Calico wallpaper Deconstruction piece, I felt more knowledgeable and appreciative of the careful craftsmanship that goes into making these glass blown objects by hand.

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House Milk Backyard – Just About Done!
The entirety of Jaime’s House Milk Backyard series was fun to watch unfold, especially as someone who moved and just begun planning his own backyard projects(s).

Can I also give a shout out to the Design Milk Pinterest feed? It’s great that the site I work for is also a site feed I actually look to for inspiration daily.

What are some of your faves from the year?