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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete

After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with concrete.<p>From its affordability to its light-weight substance, there are many advantages of choosing wood as a construction material. However, despite how easy timber, …

Architecture

World Book Day 2018: London's Big Read wants to get the capital talking about six great books | London Evening Standard

<b>Self-Made by Bianca Miller-Cole and Byron Cole</b>, a handbook for anyone thinking about setting up their own business.<p><b>Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch</b>, a …

Books

Say Hello to Japandi (The Minimalist Design Trend You’ve Been Waiting For)

Sometimes two styles are better than one. Japandi, one of 2017’s coolest design trends, is absolute proof of that. This hybrid aesthetic combines the …

Here's Why Everyone Should Have an 'Antilibrary'

Now is the time when year-end book lists abound, hardcovers are gifted at family holidays, and your favorite writer announces that they've got …

Books

Burn Out

Victor Albisu grew up in Falls Church, Virginia, with a Cuban grandfather who found "all kinds of little ways to make things taste better, brighter …

Onions

Leapfactory Frame Home

By combining solar components and prefab construction, the Leapfactory Frame Home can inhabit any location. The structure is crafted from …

14 Stunning Locations for a Tiny House Honeymoon

It’s no secret that tiny homes are on the rise: Five years ago there were just a couple hundred in the U.S. As of last year, there were more than 10,000. While living in a mini-home may not be right for you—they’re usually 400 square feet or less, which is a big lifestyle change—you should …

6 brilliant ideas for high walls

If you're lucky enough to have tall ceilings, you need to know how to use high rooms to their full potential, especially when you consider how much …

Maplewood Residence

Englewood, Colorado<p>Interior renovation to a 1977 split level home. Including entry, living, dining, kitchen, staircase, and family room.<p>New living room fireplace, concrete finish facade, floating stone hearth, and wide plank natural walnut flooring.<p>Living room looking back toward entry area and …

Living Rooms

Midcentury lakefront house, beautifully restored, asks $475K

Russell Barr Williamson, an associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, designed the home in 1954<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Beaver Dam,</b> …

santa-barbara-wood-facade-house - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

40 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For A Good Impression ← Back to article<p>40 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For A Good …

Gin with a twist: South Australian distilleries stir in native ingredients

When I hear my gin tasting day is to start before lunchtime, I feel a little queasy.<p>Spending the day tasting wine is one thing. To contemplate how I’ll be after a day of shots, drams, gin and tonics and martinis doesn’t bear thinking about.<p>Yet gin tasting – and the gin distilling industry itself – …

Whiskey

A House On A Small Plot With A Secret Entertainment Area Under The Deck

Just because a house is built on a small piece of land doesn’t mean it has to be modest and to sacrifice comfort for privacy or looks for function. …

A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship

Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his family’s home. Inhabiting one of the development’s narrow plots, the house harkens back to the area’s nautical roots with a suspended shiplike story, visible from the …

Architecture

Cool Kids Beds That Makes You Wish You Could Turn Back Time

Anything designed for kids is usually cute and irresistible, even something as big and as robust as a bed. Actually, we have a bunch of cool kids …

Amazing solar house generates enough energy to share with its neighbors

Although the Netherlands may seem like a tranquil place to live, its climate can be quite volatile. Frigid winters and searing summer heat make …

27 Contemporary Homes That Are Works of Art Photos

We love contemporary homes for their smart design and curb appeal, and these homes are no exception. Architects and designers continue to push the envelope and reimagine how we live by using tight angles mixed with curved surfaces, floor-to-ceiling picture windows, and innovative design. …

Breakfast Foods That Will Keep You Fuller Longer

This is how you avoid that mid-morning hunger pang.<p>If you want your healthy breakfast to actually do you good, be sure to pick one that’s going to keep you full till lunch. The best way to do that and avoid the mid-morning hunger pang ― which can often times lead to less healthier choices ― is to …

Breakfast

7 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Springtime

If you want to make your home smell better—okay, not just <i>better</i>, but like you're walking through a field of chamomile flowers in northern …

Coconut

Salvaged wood clads handsome mountain cabin in Vermont

This handsome timber cabin nestled in the foothills of Vermont’s Green Mountains stands out from the pack with its asymmetrical roofs and weathered, …

Bathroom of the Week: Steel-Frame Shower Doors in a Fanciful London Project

For a minimalist-minded family in West London, interior designer Jason Maclean of Studio Maclean performed an all-over reductionist remodel. Using a …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Concrete

Is there a more versatile hardscaping material than humble concrete? In the garden, you can use concrete blocks (or board formed concrete) to make: a …

Make It Your Style: Kitchen Island Alternatives Using Repurposed Pieces

The kitchen island is often the central hub of a home, so why not make one that reflects your home's core style? Start with an unexpected …

Rustic

JC House / Plus Line Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located on a low traffic street with an ordinary residential use of a four-member family. …

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

The Japanese House Opens At The Barbican

I arrived at the Barbican late on a Friday night (please ignore what this might suggest of my current love life) to enter their latest exhibition, <i>The</i> …

For $6.75M, a landmarked Park Slope home laden with 19th-century details

A timeless beauty has been given a delicate modern renovation<p>Each week, Curbed scours the market for our <i>Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup</i><i>,</i> a nod to some of the best homes up for grabs in Brooklyn, but this landmarked Park Slope townhouse was worthy of a closer look. It’s strange to say that any house …

From a chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan) to 9 fatal mistakes that make your home look ugly

And here we are again, another week has passed and we are giving you a chance to read our most popular articles. This is your chance to re-read your …