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Generator Paris: The innovative hostel brand opens its biggest location yet, offering private rooms with terraces (and hammocks)

"Hostel" isn't the first word that comes to mind when you step into the freshly opened Generator Paris—from its sheer size alone (916 beds across eight floors) to the supremely Instagrammable communal spaces (where Tom Dixon lights are paired with flea market scores) that could give boutique hotels …

Hostels

Kitchen of the Week: An Artful Aerie in Mill Valley

After 14 years of living with their 1960s kitchen, a Mill Valley, California, couple—she's an archaeologist, he's a fitness program manager, and they have two young daughters—turned to a team of collaborators to help them with their update.

The goal, in the archaeologist's words: "a …

Kitchens

Modern Muji on the Med

We love this concept, hotel apartments outfitted with stylish, utilitarian furniture and accessories from Muji. Whotells in Barcelona offers four distinct lodging options in different neighborhoods of the city, all furnished with Muji products (in four palettes: blue, green, orange and gray); think …

Apartments

Boho Chic at the Inn Paradiso in Paso Robles

Jamie Rosenthal, owner of Lost and Found in LA, first turned me on to Inn Paradiso in California's Central Valley (she's one of those people you listen to when she casually mentions something). So on a recent trip to LA, I took a detour via Paso Robles and headed straight to Inn Paradiso, family in …

Paradiso

Weekend Guide with Petite Passport Guide: Amsterdam Guesthouses

There's a lot of great design percolating in Amsterdam—and that extends to the city's guesthouses. Today, we're shining a light on five places to stay.

Photography by Pauline Egge.

A Design-Filled Duplex

&Klevering is a well-curated housewares shop, and its owners recently opened their duplex …

Table of Contents: Italian Renaissance

In our 2015 trend forecast, we singled out the new Moody Minimalism coming straight from Milan: pared-down interiors that are at once gritty and glamorous, monastic and industrial, luxurious and alive. This week, we're delving into the new look (hello, Vincenzo De Cotiis).

Above: Carlo e Camilla in …

For Rent: A Revived 16th-Century Farmhouse in Puglia

Back in 2006, a San Francisco–based Italian-American couple set out to find an Italian retreat near her native city of Bari. After an exhaustive search, and the failed purchase of a modest home, they chanced upon one of the area's many decaying masseria, fortified farmhouses that dot the Puglia …

Dine and Recline: The Talbot Inn in Somerset

Tradition meets state-of-the-art hospitality at the Talbot Inn in Somerset: fish-and-chips, venison stew, and ale on tap, plus Egyptian cotton sheets, handmade soap, and Siberian goose down duvets. A venture of hotelier Nick Jones of Soho House fame, The Talbot is located in the village of Mells in …

Talbot

The Upstart Victorian B&B, Australia Edition

Last week I had a surprise late-night visitor. I was in bed not wanting to call it a day, so I turned to Instagram, and at that very moment the mysterious @inbedwith.me ("expert on big beds and room service") signed on to follow me. Intrigued, I checked out her Instagram feed and found exactly the …

Australia

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10 Favorites: Floor-to-Ceiling Sheer Summer Curtains

Scintillating and titillating – the sheer curtain is on the right side of risqué, especially when it’s full height. Here are 10 favorites.

Above: Sheer curtains act as room divider. Image via Sweet Home Style.

Above: The floor to ceiling sheer curtains in this Capetown house offer a soft counterpart …

Architecture

11 Favorites: Demijohns as Decor

Perhaps the first bottles ever to get recycled as decor: Outsize French and Italian wine bottles—known as demijohns, damigiana, and carboys—have long been put to use as sculptural objects. An easy way to add spring color to a room, they look equally at home in a clean-lined or rustic setting. Here …

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Chef's Kitchen in Brooklyn

Yesterday, we toured the Brooklyn townhouse that architect Elizabeth Roberts of Elizabeth Roberts Design/Ensemble Architecture reinvented as a Greenhouse for Living. Today, we're dissecting its rustic-luxe kitchen tailored for a couple who love to cook.

Kitchen photography by Dustin Aksland.

Above: …

Malfatti Glass in Beacon, NY

Jill Reynolds and Daniel Spitzer, a married glass-making couple, launched Malfatti Glass in Beacon, NY, after friends admired a wonky handblown glass that Jill made on a lark. In homage to the oddly formed drinking vessels they produce, the couple named their company Malfatti, which means "badly …

10 Favorites: Living with Shocking Color

Arresting, yes, and there's also something life-affirming about burst of bright color where you least expect it.

Have any of you tried some bold shades at home? If so, we'd love to hear.

Above: One half of a loft hallway in Williamsburg is demurely white; the other is ombre blue. Design by Glickman …

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Design Sleuth: Metal Clips as Art Holders

In the home of art collector and midcentury furniture dealer Demetrio Zanetti, high (velvet lounge chair, midcentury table and light) mixes well with low (metal clips as art hanging system).

Above: Two canvases hang from metal clips nailed to the wall. Photograph by Davide Lovatti.

Above: Zanetti's …

Current Obsessions: In with the New

Take a look at what's on our radar as we head into 2015.

Above: Next week we're spotlighting kitchens, including this ultra-sleek (and small) design in Alexandria, Australia. Our favorite detail? The polished concrete floors. Photograph by Justin Alexander.
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Steal This Look: A Library Loft in Barcelona

Located in a former carpet warehouse built more than a century ago, this light-flooded loft in Barcelona features a library corner with steel shelves, banker's chairs, and a vintage telephone. For sourcing ideas, read on.

Photography by Jordi Miralles via Shoot 115.

Above: A classic Eames conference …

Lofts

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Unique Flooring Made with Vintage Leather Belts

If you’re looking for something that’s more original than wood or carpet flooring, well, Inghua Ting has it. Her company is called Ting, and it reuses vintage and reclaimed leather belts and turns them into a unique home decor treatment. They reside on floors, are fashioned into rugs, and are even …

Vintage

Galaxies Projected in Magically Surreal Photos by Sofia Ajram

Sofia Ajram is a Montreal, Canada-based photographer who creates surreal photos filled with beautiful light. Whether her subjects are being magically lifted into the air or dancing to the beat of their own drum, each person is consumed by the moment. Not much is known about the artist except that …

Galaxies

150,000 Gallons of Water Transform a Room Into a Reflective Lake

The Park Avenue Armory is used to having incredible installations like in 2012 when artist Ann Hamilton set up 42 swings for both children and adults to enjoy. This year, artist-in-residence Douglas Gordon creates a breathtaking 37,000 square-foot reflective lake in the middle of the space. The …

Water

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Alaska