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Trending on Remodelista: Diving into Domestic Science

March 15, 2019

Spring cleaning and organizing were on the Remodelista editors’ radar this week. See what they were up to:

How to Sweep a Floor

Above: A traditional Tawa Shuro Broom, made by Takada Tawashi from the bark of hemp palm trees bounded with copper wire, via 4WD Networks (contact them directly for ordering information).

“Everybody should know how to sweep a floor,” writes our contributor Josh Quittner. Read his tips at Domestic Science: How to Sweep a Floor, Perfectionist’s Edition.

Smart Countertop Ovens

Breville’s Smart Oven has nine cooking functions; \$\259.95.
Above: Breville’s Smart Oven has nine cooking functions; $259.95.

“The market seems to be exploding with cooking gadgets that take the guesswork out of roasting, let you control the temperature from your phone, and even claim to replace all your countertop appliances,” writes Kristina. She rounds up 6 Countertop Smart Ovens That Will Change the Way You Cook.

White Bed Linens

 Oslo is a white that is “simultaneously subtle and bold,” thanks to “undertones of the palest blue  give depth to the simplest of bedrooms.”
Above: Oslo is a white that is “simultaneously subtle and bold,” thanks to “undertones of the palest blue [that] give depth to the simplest of bedrooms.”
“Anyone who’s looked through white paint chips knows there are almost limitless shades and hues, with subtle differences that can set completely different tones,” writes Annie. “It’s with that in mind that Flaneur, the custom-dyed linens company, launched an all-white collection” to help sort things out.

See more in Variations on a Theme: A Linen Collection in Six Shades of White, from Flaneur.

Surface-Mount Medicine Cabinets

The Restoration Hardware Pharmacy Wall-Mount Medicine Cabinet is made of steel and glass shelves (with a mirror inside as well); \$5\25 to \$7\25 and available in White, Burnished Steel, and Black.
Above: The Restoration Hardware Pharmacy Wall-Mount Medicine Cabinet is made of steel and glass shelves (with a mirror inside as well); $525 to $725 and available in White, Burnished Steel, and Black.

“If you don’t have the opportunity to install an inset medicine cabinet, here are our 10 of the best surface-mount medicine cabinets with mirrored fronts,” writes Alexa in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.

Galvanized Buckets

A Turkish Handmade Bucket made of galvanized iron is \$\17.
Above: A Turkish Handmade Bucket made of galvanized iron is $17.

“HAY, a Danish design company founded in 2002, is particularly adept at supplying thoughtfully designed domestic goods,” writes Fan. See more in Practical Magic: Inexpensive Danish Utilitarian Goods from HAY, Now Available Stateside.

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