Ben Kao

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The Fresh Way to Do an Accent Wall

Here at Apartment Therapy, we're huge fans of wallpaper — but we also recognize that papering a whole room is a huge commitment (and a very big …

20 best free fonts of 2017

We all love a free font. But with so many new free fonts continually being released, it’s easy to get a little lost.<p>So in this post, we’ve brought …

AXIS Makes it Easy to Motorize Existing Shades

AXIS says the company’s Gear is “the first shading solution designed specifically to motorize existing window shades.” In addition to being one of …

Home Automation

Modern prefab home to move in today!

We hope you're ready to have your mind drastically altered! Once upon a time we might also have harboured some preconceptions about prefabricated …

Ikea Kitchen Upgrade: 9 Custom Cabinet Companies for the Ultimate Kitchen Hack

Love the price and functionality of Ikea kitchen components but not the cabinet front choices? An array of new companies is offering custom cabinet …

​15 bathrooms you MUST see before updating yours

Any home improvement task, from the very small (like updating those bedroom curtains) to the larger (breaking out a wall to merge the kitchen and …

7 Stunning African Resorts to Add to Your Bucket List

Africa may not come first to mind when you think of luxury destinations, but it definitely should be considered. There are many countries in Africa …

Mid-Century Inspired House With A Large Rooftop Deck

There are many things that make this house beautiful and one of the most charming we’ve seen so far. Located in San Diego, California, the house sits …

House PIBO / OYO

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This family house designed by OYO is the result of a close collaboration between client and architect. …

The Best Travel Agents for Africa and the Middle East

<i>The A-List is</i> Travel + Leisure'<i>s annual selection of the world's best travel agents and destination specialists, as chosen by the editors. Rely on</i> …

Blue Train, South Africa - and the budget alternative

<b>The experience</b><p>“A fast train called the Union Express northbound and the Union Limited southbound was introduced in 1923, to link the Union Castle steamers arriving at Cape Town from Southampton with the goldfields of Jo’burg and the Transvaal capital at Pretoria. The original wooden coaches were …

Can't sleep in the heat? Cool down in these spectacular outdoor bedrooms

Roundup: 10 DIY Large-Scale Wall Art Ideas

Photo: Lovely Indeed for HGTV Finding large-scale art for your walls can be a difficult task, and finding something affordable can be even harder. So …

Top 5 roadtrips in South Africa

South Africa is full of driving routes that inspire travellers to slow down and just enjoy the journey. Here’s five of the country’s best road …

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

Mima Light Floating House

Thanks to a wooden foundation covered in mirrors, the Mima Light Floating House appears to levitate above the ground on which it sits. Its modular …

20 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Bedroom

Does your bedroom require upgrading? If its decor consists of just a bed, a nightstand and a closet, it might use some makeover and it doesn’t have …