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New AR app helps you choose houseplants for improving air quality

It’s also just oddly fun to place virtual plants onto photos of your home<p>We all know that houseplants are good for us—the process of photosynthesis absorbs carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds while producing oxygen. Studies also show that greenery lowers stress. But how many plants do you …

Pantone has just launched its first ever lighting collection

Pantone has launched its first ever lighting collection inspired by timeless Scandinavian design.As we prepare for winter, embrace hygge, and adjust …

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the …

What's The Difference Between Modern And Contemporary Design?

Believe it or not, there's a pretty big distinction.<p>A chair is a chair is a chair, right? Unless it's an Eames lounge chair or perhaps a Beetle chair that you're referring to — okay, so maybe a chair isn't <i>just</i> a chair. When you love interior design and feel like you could talk about it all day, …

Interior Design

Inside Zaha Hadid Architects' Latest, Eco-Friendly Project in Saudi Arabia

The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre is now open<p>Even after the loss of its eponymous visionary, Zaha Hadid Architects continues to churn out unique, shapely structures in the style of its Pritzker Prize–winning founder. The latest? The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research …

This Material is the Undisputed King of Beauty on a Budget

One of the most important decisions you'll make when remodeling your kitchen is what material to choose for the countertops. This is a choice that …

The 9 Rules of Innovation by Greg Satell

Innovation is perhaps the most used word in corporate boardrooms today. Start ups are organized around a brand new idea but they often stumble when …

20 Amazing Images of Architecture as Seen from the Sky: The Best Photos of the Week

This week we have prepared a special selection of 20 images of architecture as seen from the sky. This style of image, made possible by the emergence …

Architecture

It's Official: This Country's Kitchens Now Have Our Hearts

I have a bit of a thing for Scandinavian kitchens. I've even written quite a few articles about them for Apartment Therapy. But lately, the kitchens …

Meera Sodha’s tomato curry recipe

In India, tomatoes tend to be used as a background ingredient, with the odd, and very tasty, exception<p>Last year I moved house and finally got a patch of earth to call my own. The first thing I did was plant seeds of my favourite vegetables in every inch of soil. I soon learned, however, that …

Curries

How to Build a Pasta-Ready Pantry (And Skip the Mid-Week Slump)

<i>By keeping a few quality ingredients on hand, you can quickly transform your dinners every night of the week. We partnered with Johnsonville to share a few ways we like to change it up with pasta.</i><p>Quick and flavorful weeknight pasta dinners (which I'm kind of known for) can come together easily with …

This Fourth of July Chia Pudding Is As Patriotic As It Is Healthy

July Fourth is just around the corner (how? Time is moving too fast), and everything, from our mani-pedis to our desserts, is turning red, white, and blue. But before you reach for the food coloring, how about whipping up an ultra-healthy and naturally patriotic chia pudding? It will satisfy your …

DIY and home improvement: 24 easy and free ideas

Are you tired of your decor? Looking for ideas to upgrade and enhance your interior in chic style? Well, this homify feature includes 24 awesome and …

Christmas Trees

Small Living Room? 7 Clever Substitutes for a Coffee Table

In truly tiny apartments, it's not uncommon for renters to forego the traditional coffee table simply to squeeze in a little more seating. An extra …

Renovated midcentury in North Carolina asks $975K

A good example of a gut renovation gone well<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> Raleigh, North Carolina<p><b>Price:</b> $975,000<p>It’s a great day to be a …

Real Estate

10 Clever Ways To Store More With Wall Shelves

<i>Amanda Pollard, Houzz Editorial Staff</i><p>Looking for some inspiration for your living room shelves? These ideas will help you design the perfect storage to fit into your space, whatever its shape or size.<p>Photo by Sigmar – More transitional living room ideas<p><b>1. Keep everything behind closed doors.</b> If you …

Living Rooms

Just Wait Until You See Inside This Towering 'Treehouse' Home

This "Falcon Nest" is high on style.<p>Most of us can only dream of living or sleeping over in a treehouse. But for the future owner of this 10-story home in Prescott, Arizona, it’ll be an everyday reality.<p>Nicknamed the Falcon Nest, this place looks more like an industrial tower from the outside. But …

These GIFs Will Remind You Just How Powerful Paint Can Be

The accent wall has been a "thing" for a long, long time. More than just a way to save on money and time when painting, adding an accent wall to a …

'Exploding' soup dumpling video angers Asian foodies

<b>Asian food lovers are fuming over a video they say "manhandles" traditional soup dumplings.</b><p>The video published by Time Out London on Facebook shows diners attempting to burst their Xiao Long Bao (little basket buns), and throw out the soup.<p>Originating in China, Xiao Long Bao have a passionate …

People are horrified that Time Out likened Xiao Long Bao dumplings to popping zits

If you know your soup dumplings, this video is going to be upsetting on several levels.<p><i>Time Out London</i> recently published a video featuring Xiao Long …

How to cook the perfect miso ramen

It would take a lifetime to address all the possible variations of this Japanese classic. But this version from chilly northern Hokkaido is my favourite<p>Less a fast food than a national obsession, ramen inspires levels of devotion in its millions of fans that can seem puzzling to anyone who has …

Japanese Food

Step Inside A Thinking Man’s Bachelor Pad In Chicago

We're no strangers when it comes to unearthing some of the world's coolest bachelor pads to fuel your interior fetish. One of the latest we've …

Mathematics

Essential Skills: How to Cook the Best Steak of Your Life

Here's the thing about beef: it's expensive. And it should be; it's a part of a huge, expensive-to-raise animal. So, when you've invested in a …

Remodeling Ideas to Steal from a Stately London Kitchen

In the kitchen of this Notting Hill townhome in London, everything you need for cooking is cleverly concealed. It's sleek, it's modern, it's …

Have Your Couch's Back: Sofa & Console Tables Under $250

(Image credit: The Design Co. via Houzz)<p>I tell anyone who's trying to figure out where to put their sofa that if they can help it and have the room …

10 Ways to Infuse a Space with Color & Warmth from Designer Regan Baker

It always amazes me to see what color and texture can do to elevate a room to its full design potential. These are the elements that can take a space …

Interior Design

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Tricks for Making a Small Space More Spacious

"Less is more" is a time-honored design mantra, and anyone who's ever staged a house for the market can tell you that having less furniture in a …

Well-Built, Affordable Couches Under $900 | Valet.

A Man's Home<p><i>The Coolest Couches Under $900</i><p>It's one of the most important pieces in your home. You probably spend as much time on your sofa as you do …

Furniture

11 Home Libraries That Will Inspire You to Hit the Books