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11 Houses With Gorgeous Double-Height Spaces

The private dwelling is a particularly favorable place in which to enjoy double-height spaces. This design strategy not only allows vertical spaces …

IKEA Cabinet Reviews from 15 Real People

A beautiful, functional, new kitchen is a wonderful thing. The act of renovating a kitchen? Maybe not so much. It's a job that causes even the …

Home Improvement

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

It's wrong for people to think that they have to be wealthy to get rich investing in the stock market, famed buy-and-hold investor Ron Baron told …

Williamsburg Rowhouse

By opening-up the rear-facade, Agencie created a home that is both fit for modern living and respectful of the history of the row house. The result: a spacious and light-filled home ready for the next 150 years. Mixed mid-century modern furniture with more contemporary pieces and added a sense of …

Why Laminate Countertops Are Making a Big Comeback

Laminate is making a comeback! While some of us may cringe when we think of this countertop choice for the kitchen, it's changed a lot over the …

Kitchens

House Grace

Located in Toronto’s Little Italy neighbourhood, House Grace is a full renovation and addition to a house from the 1890s creating a connected and light-filled home for a young family with a segregated second suite at the lowest level. Three distinct service pods organize and anchor the kitchen, …

The World’s Tiniest Wonders, Revealed Through Photomicrography

Under a microscope, even a toothbrush can be a work of art.<p>Since 1975, Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition has attracted photographers …

Salvador Dalí

Car crashes into 'Lion King' actor's bedroom

J.D. McCrary, the 10-year-old actor who will play Simba in the highly anticipated upcoming "The Lion King" remake, talks about the shock he endured when a pickup truck crashed into his bedroom.

Lion King

Modern home gets a high-end look with low-cost materials

Lovely<p>We’re gaga over the design details of this compact family home in Melbourne. Designed by BENT Architecture, the residence uses low-cost materials like corrugated metal and common timber siding in an especially artful way to create a unique and high-end look.<p>From the street, the house’s …

Loving Vincent: The film made entirely of oil paintings

Loving Vincent is made entirely of oil paintings – and has just been nominated for an Oscar. Alex Stanger visited the production studio in Poland to find out how it was created.<p><i>Editor's note: This story was originally published in October 2017. Loving Vincent has just been nominated for Best</i> …

Animation

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Lorimer Street Townhouse / Elizabeth Roberts Architecture and Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Lorimer Street Townhouse is a three-story, twenty-five foot wide, two-family house located in the …

Architecture

10 homes that make clever use of lightwells to bring daylight in

We've selected 10 popular projects from Dezeen's Pinterest boards that show how lightwells can be used to channel daylight down into parts of the …

Architecture

Have a Thing for Floors? You Need to See These Next-Level Kitchens

Though floors may not be the first thing to garner our attention when we walk into a home, they're crucial to a cohesive, enviable interior. This is …

30 Breathtaking Living Wall Designs for Creating Your Own Vertical Garden

A living wall, or vertical garden, is a collection of wall-mounted plants. Vertical wall gardens are the latest trend in home design and are the …

Landscaping

How To Get Yourself Into Pull-Up Shape

By<p>May 31 2017, 4:25 PM<p>Bench press? Bicep curl? <i>Pffft</i>. Those moves are peons compared to the pull-up. The classic exercise is the high king of upper …

Workouts

Tour a Furniture Designer's Cleverly Renovated House

<b>Name:</b> Kirsten White, Darcy Killeen and Brydie Killeen <b><br>Location:</b> Dufferin Grove — Downtown Toronto <b><br>Size:</b> 2,300 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 16 years, owned<p>…

Dining Rooms

Slow Mo Crash Footage Of A Giant Lego Star Destroyer

A home which defies every rule of conformity; in superb style

Vibrant homes are a rare breed in the day and age of tall apartment complexes and a growing industrial sector the world over. When we say vibrant, we …

What Living In A Dumpster Taught This Startup Founder About Designing Tiny Homes

They need to be sleek and tech-enabled–and the startup Kasita realized that creating a space that small is a task better left to product designers than architects.<p>After living in a converted dumpster for the better part of a year in 2015, Jeff Wilson had an epiphany about tiny-house living: In …

Find It First: 15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

Kitchen Flooring Ideas That Are Unforgettable

The floor may not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen — but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Hamptons

Riverdale Dormer House: A Touch of San Francisco Finds its Way to Perth!

On first look the <b>Riverdale Dormer House</b> looks more like a fabulous residence with mid-century influence and contemporary vibe from a lovely …

Interior Design

Contrast at Play in Contemporary Vancouver Residence

In 2014, <b>Scott Posno</b> built this contemporary single family residence in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Vancouver, BC. Designed for a family of …

Architecture

The De Gaspé House in Montreal Embraces Family Life

Located in the heart of the Villeray district, Montreal, the <b>De Gaspé House</b> project by <b>la SHED Architecture</b> consisted of the major renovation of an …

Architecture

Atelier Pierre Thibault reorganises Quebec home around central plywood stairs

Quebec firm Atelier Pierre Thibault has overhauled a home built in the 1970s, removing interior partitions and locating a sculptural plywood …

Architecture

Naturehumaine designs "deconstructed" interior for Aesop store in Montreal

Canadian studio Naturehumaine has used a palette of raw materials to emphasise the "structural guts" of the building that accommodates this Aesop …

Architecture

+tongtong uses grey and black zinc to transform Victorian home in Toronto

Canadian firm +tongtong has overhauled a traditional home in Toronto, adding a large triangular window, dark zinc cladding and an interior lightwell …

Architecture

Appareil Architecture merges two Montreal flats to create house with a sunken living room

Montreal firm Appareil Architecture has combined two dwellings in the city, which involved removing walls to bring in more natural light and creating …

Living Rooms

Undermountain Offers Modern Countryside Living

<b>O’Neill Rose Architects</b> designed Undermountain so that, from far away, the home appears to be floating slightly above the marsh, anchored into the …

Architecture