Deneb Sanchez

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How I Turned My Ikea Couch Into an $11,000 Designer Sofa

I don't believe you grow out of Ikea past the age of 25. I love the Swedish brand's minimalist aesthetic. And since I like to mix things up, the price point works for a design commitment-phobe like me. Despite my Ikea love, after three years, my Karlstad sofa started to look a bit sad. Since the …

Furniture

The 7 Deadly Remodeling Sins

Renovation, particularly DIY renovation, is huge for homeowners right now. If you’re in the majority considering a renovation, the operative word is …

How to: Make an Inexpensive DIY Rain Barrel

One of the first big projects I completed when I bought my house was digging a large garden in the backyard, and we just <i>barely</i> made it in time for a …

Suzuki Architects combines a home and shop at Gré Square House

Large openings in the corrugated-metal facades of this boxy building in Shizuoka, Japan, frame views of the neighbourhood from a shop on the ground …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

10 Easy Pieces: Modern Wood Bedside Tables

According to feng shui guidelines for the bedroom, there are three basic principles. 1.) Place the bed so that it is easily accessible from both …

An Interior Designer Gave Her Bedroom a Modern Makeover—We Can't Stop Staring

Before settling into their current place, content creator Anne Sage lived with her now-husband, Ivan, in a more cramped home where natural light was …

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

Aquaponics

What is Germany’s dual education system — and why do other countries want it?

The German economy is powered by products sold the world over. The strength of Europe's powerhouse depends on outbound shipments. We take a look at …

Vocational Education

Without a Doubt, These Bathroom Mirrors Are the Prettiest of Them All

It's all too easy to overlook a bathroom mirror. In fact, we typically spend more time staring at our own reflection than looking at the mirror …

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 6 Wood Flooring Styles You Need to Know

Recently an architect friend of Julie’s was telling her that his dark and dramatic ebonized floors showed every speck of dust and strand of pet …

This houseboat doesn’t look like a houseboat at all

It’s located in a floating community in Amsterdam<p>Houseboats will never not be intriguing, but this one by Amsterdam-based architect Julius Taminiau is special in that it doesn’t look like a houseboat at all. Designed for himself and his family, the box-like home features clean, minimalist interiors …

Architecture

The Backpack You’ve Been Dreaming Of

It’s only natural for a designer to constantly refine their creations, making the newer iterations better than the previous ones. I honestly didn’t …

Travel Gear

A Modest Beach Cottage on Martha’s Vineyard Goes from “Bad Seventies” to “Good Seventies”

When NYC interior designer Ellen Hamilton recently undertook the renovation of a 1970s beach cottage in Chilmark, Massachusetts, she knew it would be …

Big Cabin | Little Cabin

Comprised of a pair of cedar-clad structures, Big Cabin | Little Cabin reimagines the vernacular architecture of Colorado's Rocky Mountain region. …

Architecture

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

25 Trendy Japandi Interior Design Ideas

Japandi (or Scandinese) is one of the newest current trends in decor this year, and it’s here to stay. What’s Japandi? This is a mix of two styles: …

20 super creative stairway ideas to copy!

In modern architectural design, stairways have evolved greatly. Gone are the days when spaces like corridors, utility rooms & stairways were …

Amagansett Residence by Ronen Lev

Amagansett Residence is a minimal home located outside of New York City, designed by Ronen Lev. The modern Hamptons weekend home is for a family of …

The Best Samurai Anime Series and Movies

The Coolest Anime Series for Fans of Japanese History and Culture<p>Just as Western countries create movies and TV series inspired by their own past and …

A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient

In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the landscape.<p>With nary a neighbor in sight, the Retreat in Finca Aguy occupies an enviable plot among the low eastern mountains in Pueblo Eden. MAPA Architects designed the modern …

These are YouTube’s top 10 trending videos of 2017

The list of the top trending videos takes more than just views into consideration, says <i>CNET</i>. <b>YouTube considers the views along with a video’s number of shares, comments, and likes to determine its ranking.</b> This year’s top trending video is “Until We Will Become Dust – Oyster Masked,” a clip from a …

Top 10

A simple yet stylish wooden house

When you think of a wooden house, you might automatically picture it to be a rustic countryside villa. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. …

I Tried It: A Modular Couch in a Box That Is Actually Super Comfortable

No more trying to haul a huge couch up five flights of stairs.<p>When I first heard about the Burrow couch concept — a modular couch in a box that you …

Furniture

This Virtual Library Card Grants Free Access to 2,000+ Architecture Books

Many of us remember a time when getting your first library card was a rite of passage. Stepping into the library, filling out some details, and getting your card stamped for the first time signaled entry into the world of learning. Now, as time marches on, brick and mortar libraries are giving way …

Libraries

Stunning Architecture A’ Design Award Winners 2017

Submission deadline for the next A’ Design Award & Competition nominations is approaching. Maybe you’ve seen some posts about it on Design Milk …

Villa Rypen

Villa Rypen is a single-story detached house situated on the edge of a forest in Aarhus. Inspired by the unique site, the forest is invited in, while the house extends its terraces to reach out to the tall trees. The different seasons of the year are apparent from the house's living rooms, as well …

Architecture

New Zealand's backcountry huts inspired this breezy, open home

Indoor-outdoor living at its finest<p>A home inspired by New Zealand’s backcountry huts has been completed in the settlement of Puhoi, just 50 kilometers, or about 31 miles north of Auckland. Designed by the director of local firm LTD Architectural David Maurice for him and his own family, the simple …

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

A Seattle Home That Blends Classic and Modern on a Tight Budget

Rerucha Studio designed the Magnolia House in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood and managed to create the perfect blend of classic yet modern on a …

Curb Appeal