4 Ways to Use Lighting to Set the Mood

The most important, if often underrated, element of visual design is lighting design. After all, without light to see by, none of your carefully curated decorations and fixtures will be visible for visitors to marvel at. Maintaining a well-appointed bachelor’s pad, suited to all kinds of social engagements, requires some thought on how to light […]

Laybeany Air Lounge – Portable, Inflates with a Flick of the Wrist

Folding chairs are uncomfortable, heavy and take up a lot of room. Inflatable chairs and mattresses are comfortable, but the heavy vinyl and necessity for an air pump does does make them quite as portable as we’d like. Why can’t somebody invent a chair you can practically fit in your pocket, requires no air from […]

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Man Cave

Mark Twain’s was a billiards room. Ernest Hemingway’s a writing studio. Bruce Wayne’s was a bat cave. But the man cave has an even richer, deeper history. In fact, the man cave dates back to the late 17th century, when dedicated gentlemen’s clubs appeared in London and aristocratic men would get together and indulge themselves in […]

Manspiration – Living Sky Garages

Men of all values have been using the scope of their dreams, creativity and bank accounts to design and build hydraulic warehouses and sky garages. A living space designated for both man and his beast. A velveteen welcome mat fit for a 3-ton queen. Whoever designated their automobile to remain out in the dirty garage… […]

Smart Home – World’s First Zombie Proof Bachelor Pad

The safest home in the world is not the Camp 22 Concentration Camp in North Korea, Al Capone’s Miami mansion or the U.S. White House. No, these “homes” depend too much on human interaction to keep them safe, which means their weakest point is human error. And if you’ve ever watched enough Zombie films you’d […]

EverBlock – Real Legos for Real Men

  We’ve discussed how Lego models can be awesome from an adult perspective (multiple times, actually). But none of this has ever seemed to be all that practical… until now. Real men like to build furniture, just because they need it. Real men occasionally build walls in their life. Not the emotional kind, but the version with […]

See a Big Move in Your Future? Consider 4 of the Best Places

Looking for a better quality of life? New Job? Change of scenery? Whatever is motivating you to move, we’ve got you covered. We’ve sifted through numerous “best of” lists to bring you these four, which are great places to live for various reasons. Whether you’re making the move by your (independent) self or are setting […]

VIPP Shelter – Designer Home in a Box

We’ve been big fans of the simplicity and elegance of shipping container homes for a long time. The only problem is finding the designer who can draft your vision, collect the materials and make it all come to life. But what if building your next home, cabin or office space was as easy as ordering a pair […]

Bachelor Pad 101 – White Walls Are Sexy

We were once led to believe that a white wall was something boring, plain, common and unimaginative. We understood that a white room was somewhat of an empty canvas from which to fill with color-coordinated blocks of red, green, black, yellow and brown to create the appearance of excitement and energy. And then we began to wonder… […]

Lucy Sunlight Bender – Art, Light and Practicality

There isn’t much in this world that is still considered ‘free,’ but for the time being the life giving, room brightening powers of the sun is still just that. And if you could harness that power and use it to a greater capacity inside your home, not only would your home be happier, but so […]