• Welcome Troy!

    We've added another new member to our team. A big welcome to Troy Witter, who will be a contributing writer for BLTD. We're looking forward to seeing how his background in trendspotting and fashion will round out our home furnishings selections. We hope that you'll enjoy his finds.

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  • Gaia & Gino Sale

    If you're into interesting glasses and teacups, check out the sale on Gaia & Gino selections. At up to half off, there are some items (especially the glasses) that would make an excellent buy for the design connoisseur. FYI, the sale is through Gilt Groupe's invite-only site (items sell out pretty quick).

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  • DIY Chandelier from Lindsey Adelman

    What!? I can hardly believe my eyes! Lindsey Adelman (of Bubble Chandelier fame) has provided instructions on how to make your very own chandelier. Be still my heart. Morgan of The Brick House (pic of hers lower right) made one and estimates the cost to be around $120. Freaking amazing. [via Apartment Therapy]

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  • Happy Holidays!*

    Happy Holidays to you and yours! Posts will resume after our short holiday break. In the meantime, good luck with all the seasonal festivities! Shown above: Bright Ornament Sets, $38.00, Buy it here. *Note: Sadly, you cannot buy a happy holiday season for $38.00 as it seems to appear to those of you astute (and cynical?) enough to notice. However, you can close your eyes and wish very, very hard for them.

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  • Welcome Mark

    We've added another new member to our team. A big welcome to Mark Robson, who will be a contributing writer for BLTD. With his extensive travel experience, he'll be sharing his knowledge on interesting places and things. We're really looking forward to what he'll add to the site.

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  • Welcome Simon!

    As you might have noticed, we've added a new member to our team. A big welcome to Simon Yuen, who will be a contributing writer for BLTD. We're excited to see what new finds he'll bring to BLTD, as he has some interesting things featured on his own site.

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  • Tivoli Audio (Gilt Groupe)

    Sale just started over at Gilt on Tivoli Audio. Some pretty good prices...I suggest taking a look. FYI, the sale is through Gilt Groupe's invite-only site (items sell out pretty quick). Tivoli SongBook (shown above), $199.00 Sale: $98.00 Tivoli iSongBook, $399.00 Sale: $198.00 Tivoli AudioMusic System, $1,199.00 Sale: $799.00

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  • BEHR Paint Contest

    Submit a photo of your dullest room and say why it needs a makeover and you could win 3 gallons of BEHR paint. Why do you care? Because it could mean free paint. Now if they only offered to paint the room for you... See Vidafine's post for more details.

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  • Thanks

    Thanks Matt for listing us as one of the Top Ten Interior Design blogs. It's an honor. To see the post, or just to check out Matt's site: things i have seen

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  • 5 years, 5000 posts and a remodel!

    After 5 years and 5000 posts we're launching a new look for Better Living Through Design! We're still doing a little cleanup so if things don't quite work right we'll get it all sorted out in the next few days. We hope you like it! Katie and Kris

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  • DWR Mix or Match Sale

    So, if you're letting loose of the purse strings in preparation for the autumnal nesting period (a.k.a. Thanksgiving, holiday season, etc.), you might want to consider DWR's Mix or Match Sale. Basically, if you order four or more (specially marked) dining chairs, stools, credenzas, and tables, you get a 15% discount. To give an example, if you ordered the Tondern Table ($2,500, shown upper left) with 4 Salt Chairs ($98, shown lower left), you'd save about $400. Or, if you just needed chairs, you'd save about $288 when ordering 4 of the 20-06 Chairs, Limited Edition ($480 each, shown third from lower left). As always, it's ...

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  • Buy 1, Get 1 Free

    A few outdoor items are available for the 'Buy 1, Get 1 Free' offer from DWR today to August 1, 2009. Luxembourg Side Chair, $250.00, Buy it here. Veneto Dining Armchair, $600.00, Buy it here. Marais Stool 30 in., $300.00, Buy it here. [posted by katie]

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  • Gus* Modern Upholstery Sale

    Add to your list of summer deals Gus* Modern's 20% off all Modern Essentials Upholstery sale. That's a nice chunk of change if you were planning on updating your sofa or armchair. Carter Sofa, Regular Price: $1895-1974.95, Sale: $1516-1595.95 Spencer Sofa, Regular Price: $1895-1944.95, Sale: $1516-1595.95 Jane Sofa, Regular Price: $1895-1974.95, Sale: $1516-1595.95 Tredeau Sofa, Regular Price: $2195-2729.95, Sale: $1756-1835.95 Buy upholstery items here or here.

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  • Modernica’s 20th Anniversary Sale

    If you're in or around downtown LA today, you'd be smart to head over to Modernica's 20th Anniversary sale from 10am-4pm. If you're elsewhere, not to worry, they'll have items online starting at 7am. ...over a thousand pieces of of new and vintage furniture and accessories to chose from such as Fiberglass Shell Chairs (Arm, Side and Wire + all bases), Poppa Bear Chairs, Bubble Lamps, Tenon Tables, Case Study Daybeds, Case Study Shelf Units, Case Study Beds, Split Rail Series, Stainless Outdoor Furniture, Noguchi Replica Coffee Tables, Noguchi Replica Dining Tables, Mini Wire Tables and a few Prince Charles ...

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  • Dror for Target®

    In select stores for a limited time, Target will showcase the bedding, home décor & stationery line of products by NYC-based designer Dror Benshetrit. Some items are available online now, I'm assuming the others will show up soon. Four Chore Dry Erase Board, $16.99 Plastic Wall Clock - 12", $24.99 Wood Accent Table - 20.4x16.9x22.1", $59.99 Present Portfolio Folder, $0.99 each Toss Pillows, $19.99 each Expand Accordion File Box, $5.99 Stick Table Lamp - 15", $19.99 Nesting Bookcase - Walnut (22x11x18.125"), $89.99/set (3 sets shown on right) Buy it here.

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  • DWR: One Week Sale (Ends Today)

    Today's the last day of DWR's One Week Sale* (15% off all sorts of stuff), so you might want to take a look just in case something's worth snapping up. shown above: Bantam Armchair, Was: $1,180.00 - $1,180.00 Now: $1,003.00 - $1,180.00 Flocks Pouf, Was: $800.00-$1,600.00 Now: $680.00-$1,360.00 Giulietta Chair, Was: $135.00 Now: $114.75 Black Table Globe, Was: $200.00 Now: $170.00 Profile Chair, Was: $390.00 Now: $331.50 Studioilse w084t Halogen IRC Lamp, Was: $550.00 Now: $467.50 *not to be confused with their Summer Sale that ends July 7th.

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