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Underground garden office: Atelier Pam&Jenny
The idea of an underground shedworking location has always appealed to the Shedworking HQ staff so we were particularly taken by this lovely construction by Belgian architects L'Escaut for graphic designer Nathalie who lives in Uccle. Two thirds of the gard...
The idea of an underground shedworking location has always appealed to the Shedworking HQ staff so we were particularly taken by this lovely construction by Belgian architects L'Escaut for graphic designer Nathalie who lives in Uccle. Two thirds of the garden office are underground and there is ...
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Female shedworkers
There's been a lot written about this subject following a 'survey' recently by a DIY superstore that women are buying more sheds (a trend that we have been writing about here on Shedworking for years). There's a nice piece in the Telegraph , focusing on sev...
There's been a lot written about this subject following a 'survey' recently by a DIY superstore that women are buying more sheds (a trend that we have been writing about here on Shedworking for years). There's a nice piece in the Telegraph, focusing on several women shedworkers including a ...
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Bookshelf giant mural
An adaptable design that can be centred on a
feature wall, or cut down to fit smaller nooks and corners. This mural
is applied in the same way as wallpaper and comes in easy to manage
sections. This bookshelf mural comes in a choice of colour, or black a...
An adaptable design that can be centred on a feature wall, or cut down to fit smaller nooks and corners. This mural is applied in the same way as wallpaper and comes in easy to manage sections. This bookshelf mural comes in a...
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Ecodom: Could you live in your garden office?
  The housing crisis in the UK is such that the spaces we normally showcase here on Shedworking are now being looked on as actual living space. Ecodom is putting one of its Bristol-based properties up for auction later this week - at 12 sqm it comes "fully ...
The housing crisis in the UK is such that the spaces we normally showcase here on Shedworking are now being looked on as actual living space. Ecodom is putting one of its Bristol-based properties up for auction later this week - at 12 sqm it comes "fully equipped with kitchenette, ...
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Shedworking during children's holidays
New research from small business insurer Direct Line for Business makes interesting reading for shedworkers. It reveals that 60 per cent of the estimated 844,000 home business owners with dependent children will take time away from their business to invest ...
New research from small business insurer Direct Line for Business makes interesting reading for shedworkers. It reveals that 60 per cent of the estimated 844000 home business owners with dependent children will take time away from their business to invest in their young ones during summer school ...
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Shedworking standing up in your garden office
Working standing up is the new working sitting down according to the trend gurus, so shedworkers on the move in London next Tuesday (21 July) will be interested to hear that Varidesk will be setting up a pop-up standing office on Waterloo Station Concourse....
Working standing up is the new working sitting down according to the trend gurus, so shedworkers on the move in London next Tuesday (21 July) will be interested to hear that Varidesk will be setting up a pop-up standing office on Waterloo Station Concourse.
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Reading for pleasure builds empathy and improves wellbeing, new research finds
"There is strong evidence that reading for pleasure can increase
empathy, improve relationships with others, reduce the symptoms of
depression and the risk of dementia, and improve wellbeing throughout
life, new research carried out for The Reading Agenc...
"There is strong evidence that reading for pleasure can increase empathy, improve relationships with others, reduce the symptoms of depression and the risk of dementia, and improve wellbeing throughout life, new research carr...
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Down The Shed (video)
DOWN THE SHED - MEN WITH VEN from MEN WITH VEN on Vimeo . Another one to add to the LP featuring songs about sheds and shedworking. Nice piano featured. Via shedblog
DOWN THE SHED - MEN WITH VEN from MEN WITH VEN on Vimeo. Another one to add to the LP featuring songs about sheds and shedworking. Nice piano featured. Via shedblog. Posted by alex johnson at 4:24 PM. No comments: Post a Comment. Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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Garden office made out of beer bottles
Chinese architect Li Rongjun has built a 300 square foot garden office out of more than 8,500 glass beer bottles (and some stones and cement), partly as a way of advertising his skills to future employees. Via Oddity Central where you can also see more phot...
Chinese architect Li Rongjun has built a 300 square foot garden office out of more than 8500 glass beer bottles (and some stones and cement), partly as a way of advertising his skills to future employees. Via Oddity Central where you can also see more photos. Posted by alex johnson at 9:36 AM ...
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Buzzispace
Belgium-based Buzzispace has been designing outdoor shedworkingesque work spaces, some of which were on show earlier this year at the Clerkenwell Design Week. So, their Buzzibreeze picnic table is in fact an outdoor workstation that, as they put it, "captur...
Belgium-based Buzzispace has been designing outdoor shedworkingesque work spaces, some of which were on show earlier this year at the Clerkenwell Design Week. So, their Buzzibreeze picnic table is in fact an outdoor workstation that, as they put it, "captures the collaborative needs of the ...
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National Beach Hut Competition: Love Your Hut of the Year
The lucky winner of ‘Love Your Hut of the Year’, which claims to be Britain’s biggest national beach hut competition, can win a £500 shopping spree at Cath Kidston to lavish on their hut. The owner of the hut crowned as the Best in Britain will be awarded £...
The lucky winner of 'Love Your Hut of the Year', which claims to be Britain's biggest national beach hut competition, can win a £500 shopping spree at Cath Kidston to lavish on their hut. The owner of the hut crowned as the Best in Britain will be awarded £500 to spend exclusively at Cath ...
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Mirrored beach hut
A shedworkingesque thing of beauty on Worthing beach, a mirrored beach hut designed by ECE Architecture . Although it's an art installation put together with Mark Sephton from Creative Forager it would also make a great design for a garden office, like this...
A shedworkingesque thing of beauty on Worthing beach, a mirrored beach hut designed by ECE Architecture. Although it's an art installation put together with Mark Sephton from Creative Forager it would also make a great design for a garden office, like this one in Amsterdam.
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Improbable Libriares. Shedworking. The Independent. The Primary Club. Bookshelf. Cheese and apple sandwiches. Radio 3. Snooker.
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