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Foster + Partners turn an office tower into Hong Kong’s newest luxury hotel

Foster + Partners transformed a former government headquarters tower into a luxury hotel in Hong Kong, and it has just opened its doors to the …

Hong Kong

Laurene Powell Jobs just bought a stunning $16.5 million dollar San Francisco home with some of the best views of the city — take a look inside

Laurene Powell Jobs has a new addition to her collection of San Francisco Bay Area homes.<p>According to The Mercury News, Powell Jobs, who was married to the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, purchased a stunning house in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood for $16.5 million.<p>The 6,000-square foot …

Real Estate

377-square-foot apartment is super-optimized for all your needs

The one-room apartment is efficiently designed<p>This studio apartment in São Paulo, Brazil, may not be micro, but it’s certainly tight. Still, its 35-square-meter area (377 square feet) belies its space efficiency, thanks to a considered gut renovation by Estúdio Ela Arquitetura’s Juliana Matalon and …

São Paulo

The Best Blankets

A great blanket should not only make you feel cozy but also keep you from sweating (or feeling too cold), while looking good on your bed for many …

Knitting

Stylish studio apartment measures just 186 square feet

Efficient<p>Kiev-based Fateeva Design has transformed a tiny flat into a studio apartment for a student living in Odessa, Ukraine. Measuring just 17.3 square meters, or approximately 186 square feet, the efficient home packs in a small kitchen area, study desk, bed, bathroom, and foyer with room for …

This café in Vietnam is a modern-day Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Next time you’re in Hanoi, don’t miss the An’garden Café, a breathtaking coffee shop designed by the Le House architecture studio. This innovative …

A sleek, modern coastal house in Fife

Four years ago, an unusual building appeared on the rugged Fife coastline. Tucked between a lighthouse and a harbour, it is just feet away from the …

We Can't Get Enough of This Gorgeous Old/New Bathroom Trend

I think it's fair to say that I think about tile a bit more than the average person. I also get very excited about tile trends, and one of my …

40 Living Room Decorating Ideas

Hang a Collection<p>Hang an eclectic collection of silver trays to serve as eye-catching ornaments.<p>Find other Clever, Practical Uses for Silver.<p>Bring in …

Why Concrete Is 2018’s Next Big Thing in Interior Design (and How to Try the Trend)

So far 2018 has brought us quite a few polarizing design trends. We’ve already talked about how to harness the power of bold colors, but now, it’s …

Best Kitchens Under a Mezzanine for a Space-Savvy Home - Ideas, Photos

The kitchen is heart and soul of the house. It is the place for much more than just preparation of meals. It is a gathering spot for the entire …

8 bedroom trends for 2018 you need to know about

'Fitted furniture is set to be huge in 2018, able to fit around you and your home: rather than remain a fixed shape and/or size.'<p><b>The bedroom is a</b> …

Before & After: A Big Blank Wall Gets a Functional Facelift

Here's a lovely dining room that boasts ample natural light, beautiful wood floors, covetable furnishings, a graceful light fixture, and happy …

Personalizing a rental space helps make it home—but nail holes can risk your security deposit. Here’s how to display art without damage.

Cut craft paper and affix with painter’s tape.<p>Center art 60” off the floor and separate by 2”.<p>Hooks hold framed pieces and tape adheres prints.<p>Simply …

How to make your bedroom look twice as big, with no construction!

Obviously, when you have a small room in a pretty family house that you want to make larger, adding an extension and knocking out some walls is the …

The Color That Makes Everything in Your Home Look More Expensive

There is a multitude of design elements to consider when you're decorating your home, but few are as important as color. The right shade doesn't just …

Dreaming in Color: 10 Sexy Monochrome Bedrooms

Do you dream of a colorful bedroom? Thanks to architect Jess Thomas we do. Her Brooklyn townhouse is filled with a lot of good ideas—see our recent …

Interior Design

How To Turn Any Wall Into A Statement Wall

If you want to create an amazing mural like Nic and Andrew's (above), the instructions are, unfortunately, "Be an amazing artist," but we've rounded …

10 amazing flooring materials that imitate real wood

Real wood flooring is wonderful but can be exceptionally expensive, which is why interior designers are seeing a huge rise in demand for imitation …

28 Enviable Bathrooms That Are Almost Too Good To Be True

These wash rooms are to die for.

Real Estate

7 Tips For Getting the Anthropologie Look at Home

(Image credit: Anthropologie)<p>As a design lover, Anthropologie is hands down one of the the best places to window shop, browse and discover. There's …

This Pottery Barn Collection Will Actually Make Your Home Feel Like Hogwarts

Harry Potter fans around the world have been spoilt for choice recently with retailers launching so-amazing-we-could-cry <b>Harry Potter</b> collections. …

9 expert hacks to do up your home the right way

Many of us believe that once the house is constructed & the job of the architect team is over, the tricky part is done, and when setting up the home …

We Tried Out Some Favorite Novogratz Pieces from Amazon

Hi everyone! I'm excited to be back in our studio this week for a feature that I've been waiting to share for the past few months. When I heard that …

Wall Art

This Desert Outpost House Is the Best Part of Idaho

No offence to Idaho but it seems like a random place to live. That is, unless your house looks like this. I mean, in that case, sign me up.The …

Architecture

How To Show Off Your Alcohol Collection Without Looking Like A Sot

Booze, grog, firewater, whatever you call it, we all like to have a tipple at home every now and then. From cheeky shots with the boys, to wine and …

Alcohol

15 Stunning Quartz Countertop Colors To Gather Inspiration From

From black to pops of blue, there are a lot of various routes to take when it comes to your kitchen countertops. And if you’ve decided to go with …

World's biggest sandcastle attempted in Duisburg, Germany

Sand sculptors have suffered a minor setback in their attempt to build an enormous sandcastle, but they remain hopeful. The castle will hopefully …

Europe

The best tricks for rooms without windows

Having to tackle a room without windows is nothing new and while it is, often as not, the bathroom that needs to be addressed, essentially, any room …