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Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

Vestaboard

Inspired by the split-flap displays found in train stations across Europe, the Vestaboard is an Internet-connected throwback to a simpler era. It has …

9 of the Most Gorgeous Kitchen Floors in the World

The floor might 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 …

18 home decor and design trends we'll be watching in 2018

Forget crystal balls and psychics. Trend forecasters are pinning their predictions on data and consumer research to reveal what’s hot and what’s not for the year ahead.<p>Visual, image-driven home decor and design websites like Houzz and Pinterest identify trend direction through consumer interaction …

Home Decorating

20 kitchen design trends for 2018 you need to know about

What's hot in the world of kitchen design?<p>1 Bold, vibrant colour schemes<p>"Vibrant colour schemes will continue to be popular for 2018 with a focus on …

Hate Open Shelving? You Might Like This New Storage Trend.

Even as open shelving gets more and more popular, it also accrues more and more criticism from people who just don't want to see all their kitchen …

The Little Detail That Makes a Big Difference in a Kitchen

This is a story about a part of your kitchen that you may probably pay zero attention to. You might not even know its actual name: The little cove at …

Kitchens

Modern Dream Penthouse in New York City Makes the Most of Natural Light

Slade Architecture renovated a penthouse duplex in New York's Soho neighborhood for a newly married couple. While the apartment contains outdoor terraces on both of its levels, the previous configuration blocked light from filtering through the space. The transformation introduced new views and a …

New York City

This Victorian Cottage Is a Total Surprise on the Inside

On a quiet street in Melbourne, behind a small and unassuming Victorian facade, there is a house that's full of surprises. From the outside, you …

Writer's Garret

Portland, Oregon<p>The attic of an historic Irvington mansion becomes a spacious "room of one's own."<p>We converted an old dusty attic into a spacious writer's garret. The new space involves a dormer addition that had to meet the neighborhood's strict Historic District design guidelines and blend well …

Architecture

Efficient tiny apartment lives large with clever built-ins

The strategic use of mirrors also opens up the space<p>Designed by São Paulo-based architects Estúdio BRA, this 410-square-foot apartment on the 17th floor of a modern high-rise got an efficiency-minded renovation with a dash of style.<p>The apartment was strategically arranged to group view-blocking …

According to Pinterest, This Shade is 2018's New Neutral

(Image credit: SFGirlbyBay)<p>2016 was the year of white, and since then, neutrals really have reigned supreme in home design, particularly when it …

Before & After: Exciting Upgrades for a Very Boring Bathroom

In its previous iteration, the bathroom in Meredith and Jason's Chelsea home was the epitome of late '90s truck stop chic. A fancy truck stop, mind …

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 …

Countertops

Mini Materials Ultimate Kit

Whether you want a trial run at building an adult-size project or just want to make a shelter for your Lego minifigs, these Mini Materials let you …

A small yet charming apartment full of delightful up-cycling & smart ideas

Berlin based architects from Spamroom have created a very eclectic two-room apartment which is stylish, functional, and which incorporates a variety …

Small Spaces

A Mini Apartment That Is Filled With Lovely Things But Do Not Feel Cluttered

<b>Intuitively</b>, we often feel that a small space has to be be sparsely decorated so as to prevent it from feeling tinier than it already is.<p><b>However</b> …

Interior Design

Tiny home meets treehouse in this angular backyard extension

Fun!<p>Combining the crafty, floating glory of treehouses with the small-space creativity of tiny homes, this detached “extension” in Brisbane, Australia is an inventive take on adding living space in the backyard.<p>Rising right beside a large tree, the wedge-shaped dwelling aims to add function without …

This 5-star treehouse is a homestay like no other

Today’s homify feature is a unique treehouse, voted to be one of the most popular homestays. Armed with hundreds of 5-star reviews from travelers who …

10 Favorites: The Unexpected Appeal of Plywood

Does the versatility of plywood have no limit?<p>From boats to furniture; plywood is flexible, inexpensive, easy to use, and reusable. Made from …

Unusual Kitchens With One Really Good Thing Going For Them

We've written posts before dedicated to tiny kitchens, but this post is dedicated to a particular kind of tiny kitchen: the kind that only takes up …

Kitchens

You'd Never Guess This Apartment is Under 500 Square Feet

One of the biggest challenges when designing a small home is how to separate the space into different uses without making it feel constricted or …

Interior Design

Forest House

After 30 years of tree growth, the family wanted to create a house in the small forest they had created. In doing so, the consulted with local conservationists, in order to accumulate as much relevant information and knowledge as possible.

Bluetooth Paper Airplane Kit is Ridiculously Awesome

Flying paper airplanes has never been this fun. PowerUp Toys' latest product lets you add a new element of interactivity to the old-fashioned paper …

Kano's Pixel Kit is a charming introduction to coding

We all know the importance of code. It's the backbone of computing, the internet and so much else we come into contact with on a daily basis. But learning to code is still a tricky and poorly defined pursuit. I've booted up Codecademy a few times, only to try a couple of courses and realise I have …

Well Street

10 Well Street is a grade II listed house which has undergone a programme of restoration, reconfiguration and extension. The ground floor of the house was extensively re-planned, with the addition of an 8-metre long extension as the principal living space. The extension was designed with a simple …

Barnham Road / MOCT Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> East London-based MOCT Studio have re-planned and extended a suburban London semi-detached to provide a …

Inspiring Designs Highlighted By Sunken Tubs

Compared to regular tubs which protrude from the ground, sunken bathtubs are carved into the floor and this gives them this dramatic character which …