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D+D Asks: Do You Pin?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011

By Jill M. Speegle


Favorites, bookmarks, traditional scrapbooks or storyboards may soon be “old news” when it comes to design inspiration.

A website called “Pinterest,” launched earlier this year and still in invite-only form, has begun generating a buzz in the design world. The site already touts more than 1 million users.

Described as a “virtual pinboard,” the site allows users to pin online photos to self-created “boards.” It “helps you collect and explore what inspires you,” Ben Silbermann, a co-founder of the site, said in an interview with HGTV.com.

Also, the space allows users to share boards with others, peruse others’ pinboards, “comment,” “repin,” and “like” pins.

I, too, have joined in the pinning-craze. I must admit the experience has been quite addicting. So, I thought it only fitting to find out if some of the creative minds in the D+D community are also using Pinterest.

Have you been pinning? Tell us about your experience.

ABOUT THE BLOGGER

Jill M. Speegle

Jill Speegle is the Editor of Durability + Design News. She earned her B.A. in journalism and English as well as her J.D. from the University of Arkansas. In Sketches, Jill shares her thoughts on a number of topics that may be of interest to the D+D community, including architecture, interior design, green building, historic restoration, and whatever else catches her radar.

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Tagged categories: Architecture; Color; Design; Green building; Interior design; Restoration; Aesthetics; Color + Design

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