Week of May 11, 2020 – Graduation

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week

With the stresses of academic work, the excitement of school sports, and the even the pressure to get involved, there are few occasions that invoke celebratory sentiments stronger than graduations. As we celebrate the Class of 2020’s special day, we must remember the highs and the lows from this scholastic journey, and utilize the valuable lessons we’ve learned along the way as this new chapter in the Book of Life begins. We found some designs from university dorms and college town hotels to inspire you this week!

1. Back to School – Alumni edition

Hot New Design Hotels in U.S. College Towns, Architectural Digest

Located in the heart of scenic Virginia, this 18th century Charlottesville estate offers contemporary décor that might even teach Thomas Jefferson a thing or two about design. Through the textured chairs, emphasis on color, and intricate wooden moldings, this hotel truly offers an inviting space for its guests. Whether you’re a student in need of a weekend away, or a parent looking to visit, look no further for some top of the line boutique stays. Go Hoos!

2. Studying Abroad?

The City of Lisbon Inspired the Design of This Surprisingly Luxurious Student Residence, dwell

Out with the old, grungy student accommodations and in with best-in-class interior design. This Lisbon based student residence features many décor items to invoke a strong connection to the city itself. This is incorporated by utilizing pieces from street artists, blue and white ceramic tiles found through out the city, and much more. Browse through to see your next potential study abroad home.

3. Design from the Student Mind

A College Apartment Exudes a Refined & Tropical Vibe in Ithaca, NY, Design Sponge

Enrolled in Cornell University’s Hotel School to focus on business and entrepreneurship, this undergrad student has long been honing his interior design portfolio. Browse through his college residence for a glimpse on the finer side of collegiate living.

4. Study Habits Start Young

How to Make the Ultimate Study Station for Your Kids, Better Homes & Gardens

With many of us adjusting to the balance of working from home while managing children, solutions can be difficult to find. However, a great way to ensure productivity while instilling the notion of maturity in your little ones is to provide them a workspace or home classroom close to yours. Not only will this create quality time, but it will allow you to complete a day’s work while keeping an eye on them as their youthful creativity comes to life. Check out these ideas for creating a study space in your home.

5. Where Design and Education Collide

Best Educational & Institutional Projects of 2019, Interior Design

This Shanghai study room is the perfect place to get things done. The abundance of natural light, paired with the simplistic Modern decor offers a space with a clean aesthetic that is meant to limit distractions. Check out this collection of award-winning projects that will have you ready to dive into the books.


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