Best Roundup Posts of 2015

Roundups cover a whole lot of inspiration in one, action packed shot, and this year we rounded up everything from laptop backpacks to modern barns – basically everything you can imagine. Take a look back at the best roundup posts from 2015…

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Best Roundup Posts of 2015

10. Watch Out: 9 Statement Timepieces for 2015
Check out these 9 wrist watches designed to stand out instead of blend in amongst the crowd.


9. Roundup: 10 Awesome Notebooks
Whether you keep lists, write notes, or just want to record your thoughts, blank notebooks are the best way to contain all your handwritten ideas.


8. 22 Modern Calendars for 2016
It’s almost 2016 so we scoped out the internet to find the best modern calendars that we’d love to own. Here are 22 of our favorites.

Photo by Paul Raeside for Homes & Gardens

Photo by Paul Raeside for Homes & Gardens

7. 10 Modern Rooms with Pastel Accents
Pastel colors have slowly been making a comeback after falling out of favor in recent decades and we take a look at 10 modern spaces that do it right.

Photo by Sean Fennessy, production by Lucy Feagins / The Design Files

Photo by Sean Fennessy, production by Lucy Feagins / The Design Files

6. 10 Rooms with Oversized Art
Take a look at ten modern, interior rooms that are decked out with larger than average works of bold, contemporary art.

Photo by Tim Crocker

Photo by Tim Crocker

5. 10 Modern Houses Inspired by Barns
We scoped out the barn look and found 10 modern barn-style structures and residences that we wouldn’t mind calling home.

Photo by Alberto Moncada

Photo by Alberto Moncada

4. Stairs Revisited: Another 12 Modern Staircases
We all have a thing for well-designed, really cool, jaw-dropping, modern staircases, so we decided to revisit the idea and scope out some new designs.


3. 9 Minimalist Modern Laptop Backpacks
These 9 laptop backpacks combine understated modern aesthetics with padded protection and storage features for work and travel.


2. 12 of the Best in Coffee Brewing Technology
Twelve of the latest in coffee brewing and preparation devices bring barista quality preparation into the home with a splash of high design.

And the most popular roundup post of 2015 is…


1. 10 Modern Prefabs We’d Love to Call Home
Built in less time than a traditionally-built home, prefab architecture offers great, modern digs in smartly designed, often compact, packages.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.