Alessandro Melandri

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Artist Fuses Vintage Photographs with Present-Day Paris to Make History Come Alive

These historical composites layered over modern day scenes showcase the timeless postcard perfection and rich narratives that flow through the streets of Paris. By combining past and present portraits of the famous French capital, art director Julien Knez showcases just how many changes the City of …

A Family Home in a Converted School Building

<b>Project by:</b> Cecilia Valentine <b><br>Location:</b> Amsterdam, The Netherlands<p>Ons Dorp is a school building that got converted into different apartments. This …

Architecture

15 Vibrant + Bright Dining Rooms for Serious Color Inspo

The dining room can <i>and</i> should be the heart of any home. Your healthy, delicious meals are meant to be shared with loved ones in a space that is conducive to love, laughter and, of course, eating. If you feel that your current space is looking a little lackluster, we’ve rounded up some serious color …

Interior Design

Child Labor in America 100 Years Ago

At the start of the 20th century, labor in America was in short supply, and laws concerning the employment of children were rarely enforced or nonexistent. While Americans at the time supported the role of children working on family farms, there was little awareness of the other forms of labor …

The Impossible Has Happened: 25 Examples of Wood Paneling Done FABULOUSLY

Can't get away to a cabin in the woods this summer? Indulge in woodsy daydreaming with these rare instances of paneling-done-right from our House …

San Francisco

A 22-year-old took a 5-month trip through Southeast Asia without planning a thing

It was the start of Budnick's five-month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia, and he didn't know where he was going.<p>Budnick, who was 22 at the time, hadn't really planned his trip. He graduated from Syracuse University in May 2014, and in October was offered a job with Microsoft in Seattle, but …

Matt's Unique, Eclectic Personality

Three of My Best Tips and Tricks for Creating a Successful Small Space::<p>1. Cheat! Store things anywhere and everywhere. I keep socks in the coffee …

Small Spaces

Color Theory: Stackable Outdoor Furniture from the South of France

New to The Future Perfect, one of our favorite sources for modern furnishings: The Weekend collection by French Studio BrichetZiegler for …

Switched On: Classic Light Switches

A pet peeve around here: thoughtfully-designed houses with mood-killing cheapo light switches. We’ve long recommended replacing plastic switch covers …

Kitchen of the Week: The New Old-World Kitchen from Noodles, Noodles & Noodles Corp.

When Wolfgang Ahlers, Christian Geyr, and André Reitemeyer first began collaborating, they had no idea that they would end up launching a furniture …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

Blank Slate: Wall-Mounted Kraft Paper

As irresistible as a brown paper package tied up with string: a kraft paper dispenser at your fingertips.<p>Above: The design is the work of George & …

Before & After: The $350 DIY Kitchen Overhaul in Two Weekends

What do you do when you’re not at work? Brooklyn ceramic artist Suzie Ryu and painter/furniture designer Kana Philip both have demanding jobs by …

Mr. and Mrs. White: A Design Love Story

Meet the charming Mr. and Mrs. White of Sydney, Australia, who “got married young, some would say too young,” as Sasha (the wife) says. “But we …

Kitchen of the Week: A Compact Family Kitchen in Paris

Last touched in the 1970s, this apartment in Paris’s 19th Arrondissement was, according to architect Lina Lagerstrom, of Septembre, “divided into a …

Tag: DIY

Pop Romance: 11 High/Low Design Ideas to Steal from Hero in Paris<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Two-Week, $1,000, 500-Square-Foot Rental Overhaul by a Design …

Current Obsessions: Handmade Home

Take a look at what’s been grabbing our attention this week.<p>In preparation for our upcoming Weekend Projects issue, we stumbled upon a negative-space …

Kitchen of the Week: The Classic String Swedish Kitchen

Building on more than half a century of success, String, the innovative modular shelving series from Sweden, has expanded into furniture.<p>Originally …

Tag: Kitchens

Remodeling 101: Paper Composite Countertops for the Kitchen<p>by Janet Hall<p>Kitchen of the Week: A Designer’s Own Ikea Hack Kitchen in Provence, Before …

Kitchens

See the Original Concept Art for Frozen

Entertainment<p>Search<p>spaceYou Can See an Incredible View of the Moon and Jupiter Tonight. Here’s How<p>MilitarySexual Assault Reports in the Military Rose …

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Review: The Veil from Caudabe is a case that will keep your iPhone 6/Plus thin and protected (Video)

I’m always looking for the best possible case for my needs. I’m not the type of person that requires a bulky case with a lot of drop protection, but it’s nice to have something there to protect against scratches and small dings. The only option I’ve had in the past is to use a skin. It’s not always …

Design Dozen: The World's Coolest Built-In Bookshelves

(Image credit: Lundia)<p>There's nothing lovelier than being surrounded by books all the time... unless maybe it's being surrounded by books on …

Home Improvement

How To Work from Home Without Going Insane

(Image credit: Alexandra & Eliot's 1890's Farmhouse, photographed by Bethany Nauert for Apartment Therapy)<p>When you tell people that you work from …

Time Management

Taylor's New Jersey Nest

<b>Name:</b> Taylor Gulbins <b><br>Location:</b> Hoboken, New Jersey<p>My girlfriend and I share a 900 square foot apartment in Hoboken, New Jersey. We moved into the …

New Jersey

GoPro ad shows a lion's lethal hunt from the big cat's perspective

Watch a lioness take down a waterbuck at ground level<p>GoPro's marketing department has the easiest job in the world — all it needs to do is strap one of its rugged cameras to someone or something doing something exciting and it has an instant ad. In the case of this new video, the GoPro has been …

15 Horror Movies You Might Have Missed in the Last Decade

From The Awakening and Kill List to American Mary and Citadel.<p>Horror is a frustrating genre in that great movies can come and go in the blink of an …

7 High-Style Italian Kitchen Ranges

Years ago I borrowed an Alfa Romeo from a friend and was loath to return it. I was smitten–not with the engine power (there was a lot), but with the …

16 Made-in-Italy Kitchen Essentials

On my recent vacation in Italy, so many accessories caught my attention: an all-glass cooking pot that had me wide-eyed and wanting, tiny glass wine …

The One-Month Makeover: Beth Kirby’s Star-Is-Born Kitchen

“A cast iron skillet and a camera” is Beth Kirby’s moniker. But that only begins to touch upon what she does in her kitchen. Out of her decade-old, …