In the past we've sung the praises of a few deceptively simple IKEA designs with a plethora of uses. Today it's a turn for the LACK wall shelf unit, which is a much more versatile piece than you might think. By twisting and turning and stacking it, you can put this $49 shelf to work in your home in myriad ways.
Dyffryn House, Glamorgan; 1 the last large country manors to be built in Wales. The architectural style is vaguely Second French Empire. In 1891 the Dyffryn Estate was sold to John Cory by the then owner, a banker named Henry Ellis Collins. Cory then began construction of the present house in 1893 by architect E.A. Lansdowne . Later, Thomas Mawson, a well-known landscape architect, was commissioned to design a garden to complement the new house; landscaping began in 1894, completed in 1909.