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20 Walls That Shout "Look at Me!"

Pause Designs<p>Save<p><b>1. Drawing room</b><br>A coat or two of blackboard paint and the possibilities are endless. Not only will that plain wall never be boring …

Home Decorating

A Rainbow of Monochromatic Colors: 20 Décor One-Color Wonders

<b>Monochromatic color schemes</b> are hot right now. While the idea of decorating with a single color might make you wrinkle your nose a little, we’re here …

40 Small Bedroom Ideas to Make Your Home Look Bigger

Looking for inspiration on how to decorate a small bedroom? Prepare to be overwhelmed with fantastic ideas. We’ve already shown you some contemporary …

10 Bedrooms for Designer Dreams

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Juraj Talcik<p>The first room, designed by Juraj Talcik, is an amazing space that appears to be nestled in the clouds. With sweeping views …

How a New York Couple Lives in 242 Square Feet

Think your home is cramped? This New York couple, featured on Curbed, lives together in an apartment that measures a mere 242 square feet. Here's how …

Small Spaces

Is There a No-Sew Way To Re-Cover These Buttons?

(Image credit: Dana)<p><b>Q:</b> I bought the chair pictured when I was in college. I loved it at the time, and it's held up very well, but I'm ready for a …

Sewing

Articles about 8 living rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>Space, …

Pacific Ocean

Amsterdam Garage Transformed into Light-Filled Spacious Home by i29 Interior Architects

A former garage space in Amsterdam’s area de Pijp was turned into a spacious home by i29 Interior Architects. Naturally lit by large roofs, the …

Stunningly Beautiful & Modern Apartments By Koj Design

• 1 |<p>The first apartment is spacious and modern, utilizing natural materials and textures to create a warm atmosphere.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The surrounding windows let …

Stylish St. Petersburg Apartment for an Artistic Professional Couple [Includes Floor Plan]

• 1 |<p>A sociable young couple not only wants to spend comfortable time in their home with each other, but should be able to entertain their circle of …

How To Style An X-Bench, 7 Different Ways

Whether paired in front of a sofa or alone at the foot of the bed, x-benches make a statement wherever they go<p>Whether paired in front of a sofa or alone at the foot of the bed, x-benches make a statement wherever they go

Interior Design

A Look at Materials for Additive Manufacturing (a.k.a. 3D Printing)

If you are a fresh industrial design student, you'll most likely have your first try at 3D printing this semester or this year. And while a lot of …

3D Printing

From The Room Eaten Up By A Leather Sectional To A Dreamy Retreat: See It Now!

A small parlor gets a jaw-dropping new look thanks to Lara Spencer, in her new book, Flea Market Fabulous<p>A small parlor gets a jaw-dropping new look thanks to Lara Spencer, in her new book, Flea Market Fabulous

Vote Now: New Entries for Tuesday 9.16.14

(Image credit: Room for Color 2014)<p>Which room is coloring your world? Room for Color entries are pouring in and all those room owners want to be one …

Design

Homes Under 400 Square Feet: 5 Apartments That Squeeze Utility Out Of Every Square Inch

• 1 |<p>This first apartment is only 23 square meters (247 square feet) but makes beautiful, simple use of its small space. Here in the living room, we …

Minimalist Hotel Made of Boxes “Growing” from the Mountainside

For this month’s Destination Design, we head to Xiamen, Fujian Province, China to check out Hotel WIND, designed by TEAM BLDG based around the word …

Architecture

Small Open Plan Home Interiors

The first apartment comes from designers Vjacheslav Zhugin and Olga Ursulenko.<p>2 |<p>The apartment is just 25 square meters (269 square feet).<p>3 |<p>The …

11 Incredible Canopy Beds That Will Make You Feel Like Royalty

What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing.<p>What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing. These chic designs will make you want to rethink your own room.

Torafu Architects creates three-tiered interior for Japanese ice-cream cafe

Japanese firm Torafu Architects used contrasting floor finishes to define the three distinct spaces of Snow Picnic, an experimental ice-cream shop in …

How Home Decor Can Double As Wedding Decor

Be inspired by your home for your big day.<p>When Lulu & Georgia founder Sara Sugarman got married in Los Angeles last spring, she brought her own style to the big day by using home furnishings from her store to decorate the venue. Here, she shows us to seamlessly translate home decor to wedding decor.

Small Apartment Interior Design: Working With Just 40 Square Meter (431 Square Feet)

• 1 |<p>The small living room offers enough space for this minimalist sofa and chaise, but it’s the Flos Toio lamp in the corner that you can’t help but …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

7 Common Decorating Problems Solved

Interior designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, solves 7 design dilemmas.<p>Interior designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, solves design dilemmas in his weekly column, Ask a Designer. …

The Most Popular Rooms Of The Week

See what's trending on Pinterest this weekSeptember 1, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for even more inspiration<p>See what's trending on Pinterest this week—September 1, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for even more inspiration

Interior Design

3 Breathtaking Apartment Interiors from the Kaeel Group

• 1 |<p>First is this gorgeous 92 square meter (990 square feet) home with an urban oasis on the terrace and plenty of modern furnishings inside.<p>2 |<p>The …

Rooms That Prove One Piece Of Art Is Enough

Yes, we love a good salon-style wall. But these 8 spaces show us that one great piece of artwork can speak volumes on its own<p>Yes, we love a good salon-style wall. But these 8 spaces show us that one great piece of artwork can speak volumes on its own