Michelle Cortes

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Feature Wall Design Idea - A Chevron Accent Wall

There’s no doubt that accent walls are a great way to bring in color and spice up a space. Although they can be done in a number of ways, a popular …

Interior Design

Beautifully Designed Small Workspaces That Freelancers Would Love

<b>As technology</b> blurs the line between leisure and work—and as more people start working from home or as freelancers—workspaces have evolved to reflect …

Office Décor Ideas for the Industry You Work In

Office interiors don't all have to be dredged in dull khakis and grays. Character is important; the walls, furniture, and décor have a substantial impact on the productivity and morale of those who earn their living within an office atmosphere. Every industry has varying functions performed within …

London Design Festival Announces Design Destinations Activity 2016

<b>London Design Festival (LDF) is a platform for innovative design initiatives, showcasing ideas from more than 300 partners who represent the best of</b> …

Interior decorators reveal the 3 best tricks to make a room look brighter

A stylish room can easily be hampered by lack of light coming into the room. This obstacle is especially pertinent if your home is sandwiched between two buildings or caught under constant shade.<p>Interior designers Adam Rolston and Drew Stuart from Incorporated Architecture & Design struggle with …

Zero-waste Japanese town builds a unique building from abandoned materials

Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP just won the WAN Sustainable Buildings Award 2016 for their stunning Kamikatz Public House, a sundries shop and pub that …

This Furniture Transforms Into Clever Two-Dimensional Art

You’ve probably never thought to use the adjective “clever” on a piece of furniture before, but you’ll definitely reconsider after seeing this.<p>Anyone …

7 Design Choices to Improve Your Workplace Productivity

One of the most important functions of an office is to keep your team members working together in close proximity, theoretically improving morale and teambuilding by keeping your workers face-to-face, and improving communication and focus so your workers can get more done. If you create an office …

MDS / Corben Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Set on a battle-axe block above a beach adjacent to a nature reserve, this three level house is large …

Graphic WTF Lamps by Sergey Lvov

Merging modern graphic design elements with the basics of the suprematism art movement, designer Sergey Lvov created the KUBIS collection of lamps as …

Graphic Design

Haute modern home scores big with fab open interiors, sophisticated design

<i>Editor's Note: Houston is loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap</i> …

Houston

A Michigan Loft Becomes a Multifunctional Second Home

Designer Tom Stringer turns a pied-à-terre into a space for entertaining with high design and low-maintenance ideas<p>“Designing is storytelling,” says Chicago-based designer Tom Stringer of his process. “You are working as a biographer, telling a client’s story through design.” Such was the case with …

Modern Pendant Lighting Options That Celebrate Style

The search for a chandelier or pendant lamp that looks good and is also functional can often seem like a never ending process. But there’s always …

Matching furniture for your entire house

Now here’s an unusual post. I’m actually here with a varying opinion on this design. SPOT is a furniture series made primarily out of laminates, with …

Furniture

15 Ways to Make Your Entire Home Feel Brighter

Banish every last dark corner.<p>Not every room can have floor-to-ceiling windows, so a few design tricks can give a space that light-flooded feeling.

Home Decorating

11 Mountainside Homes With Unbelievable Views Photos

A getaway to the mountains is an indulgence that can be enjoyed all year round. Winter ski chalets and summertime cabins can be equally serene, providing the perfect chance to reconnect with nature. Mountain homes often boast cozy interiors and dramatic exteriors—with sweeping views to top it all …

10 New Design Books You Need To Read Before Summer Ends

From coffee-table tomes to glossy monographs–and one of the most talked about comics this year.<p>It’s late July: School is out, the heat is oppressive, and summer vacation-brain is imminent. It’s a great time to catch up on your reading, and luckily there are plenty of new books out this summer for …

Books

Beautiful Houses: Minim House - Small space, great design

Today we will show you great small house designed by Minim Micro Homes. We have shown tiny houses here before and you guys loved it, so here we are …

Small Spaces

Comment on Mobile App UI Kit for Smartphones and Tablets by kacie34789@mail.ru

The users are like most the UI kit technology and these smart phones are so demanded those have this technology. As smart phone user i want to say i …

26 Beautiful Entryway Decorating Ideas With Different Styles

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19 Bright + Bold Decor Ideas for Fierce Leos

Calling all Leo babes! If your passionate and fiery sensibilities are itching for a total home revamp, kick off turning another year older with a home makeover featuring DIY decor inspired by your zodiac. Ruled by the sun, Leos have a flair for the dramatic, and tend to gravitate toward bright and …

Decorations

A DIY Renovation, With Factory on Hand

A Philadelphia couple undertakes a major renovation using the family business to make high-end custom designs<p>Adam and Kim Kamens bought this three-bedroom, 2½-bathroom, four-story, 3,600-square-foot house in the Bella Vista neighborhood of downtown Philadelphia for $690,000 in 2003.<p>Will Figg for …

Family Business

How to Make an Ikea Piece Look Like a Midcentury Treasure

<i>The following post was originally featured on Brittany Makes and written by Brittany C., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Home.</i>

IKEA

12 IKEA Hacks for All Your Summer Parties

Life is nothing without a good summer party, but choosing the right decor to suit your party style (and your Instagram following) is no easy feat. Thankfully, our beloved IKEA has come through yet again. If you really want to make your summer party sing, have a gander at our favorite IKEA hosting …

An Easy Pipe Side Table They'll Never Guess You Made Yourself

<i>I could make that!</i> We've all said it, or at least thought it, when shopping for our homes. But often the simplest-seeming furnishings come with a laundry list of supplies and requirements: You can't "whip up" a wooden coffee table without any power tools or a basic understanding of joinery. Not to …