Interior Design

16 Clever Designer Solutions to the Most Common Small-Space Conundrums

An old home with a lack of square footage might feel limiting to some, but the 900-square-foot, 1900s-era Sunset Smart Cottage proves any space can be transformed with strategic decorating and innovative home gadgets. Even the interior design concept for the cottage involved an emerging tech trend: …

Home Decorating

Soak in the homey warmth in this modern Turkish home (with floor plans)

Ankara based home builders from ADAY GRUP have come up with a lovely home in the midst of natural greens, that celebrates the welcoming appeal of …

16th-century Roman palazzo combines frescoes and modern decor

The Constaguti Experience combines frescoes and modern decor<p>If the mention of a “16th-century Italian palazzo” calls to mind a grand, dark space crammed with ornate furniture and serious artwork, think again.<p>The Costaguti Experience offers travelers a chance to stay in an expertly renovated and …

Europe

This Manhattan Apartment Will Make You Fall in Love with Wallpaper All Over Again

And these aren't your average patterns, either<p>Photographs by<p>It comes as no surprise that one of New York City’s top high-end real-estate brokers, who spends his days surrounded by luxury, and his husband, a fashion designer, would want only the best for their new home in Greenwich Village. This was …

Houses

Our Style Director Says This On-Sale Sofa is the Bargain of the Century

Slipcovered sofas are pretty much a staple in beach houses that see a lot of action; they’re easy to clean and typically very versatile. The catch? …

Houses

How to Decorate Your House Like a Cozy New England Cottage

1 of 11<p>Gingham Style<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Roped In<p>3 of 11<p>Stacked in Style<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Country Chic<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 11<p>Warm …

Houses

How To Make Big, Bold Colors Work in Your Small Space

For most small spaces, the color of choice is white. White is bright, it's safe, it makes small rooms seem larger. But that doesn't mean that color …

Home Decorating

Ro House: Stunning Series of Covered Terraces Usher in Green Freshness

<i>Pachuca</i> is the largest city of the Mexican state of Hidalgo and is set in a small valley surrounded by picturesque mountains on all sides. It is …

Architecture

Shelter: Hardwood floors and vintage furniture add charm to Westmount apartment

Anne Renaud has a diverse educational and professional background. Born in Valleyfield, she spent her early childhood in Cornwall, Ont., after which …

Canadian News

Unusual Kitchen Cabinet Colors That Just Work

I'm beginning to think that Americans are a little too afraid of color. Basic white, black and blue predominate today's kitchens, and it's downright …

Renovations

Here's What to Do With All Those Throw Pillows Come Bedtime

I love the look of a layered bed, which means I've been known to pile on the pillows. This is all well and good for Instagram photos, but when you're …

Home Decorating

The 10 Best Bedroom Colors According To Interior Designers

Blues and grays and pinks, oh my.<p>Picking a paint color for your bedroom can feel nearly impossible: It sets the tone for the space that's supposed to best represent you. If you've spent way too much time browsing paint samples and need a little guidance, we sought advice from 10 top interior …

Home

How To Take Plain Store-Bought Curtains to the Next Level

I'm a firm believer that a window without draperies is a missed decorating opportunity (that is, unless you have beautiful windows that would be …

Home

7 Best Home Improvement Ideas to Try This Fall: Have You Done Them All?

Sometimes, the very best home improvement ideas come down to timing. And what better time for a refresh than the arrival of fall (Sept. 21, for those …

Home Improvement

3 Reading Nook Ideas That Any Bookworm Will Fall in Love With

These reading nook ideas will make curling up with a good book all the more enjoyable. A designated chill zone filled with soft pillows and ample …

Home

Create the perfect U-shaped kitchen

For ultimate efficiency, with everything at your fingertips choose an ultra practical U-shape design<p>The U-shaped kitchen is probably the most …

Renovations

Concrete Beams and Textural Beauty Reshape This Spanish Apartment!

Nestled in a quiet little neighborhood of Bilbao, this refurbished and re-imagined <b>Spanish apartment</b> does all it can to showcase its unique features …

Architecture

The Top 2018 Interior Design Trends Recently Spotted In Paris

From concrete accents to oversized blooms, these forthcoming trends are totally unexpected.<p>Where better to get ahead of the design curve than in Paris? At one of France's largest international design fairs, Maison & Objet, global trend ambassador and in-house trend forecaster Patti Carpenter …

Concrete

10 modern kitchens to inspire you to bedeck your own

Room decorators and designers have time & again emphasized on functional soundness alongside visual appeal for living spaces, and kitchens are no …

Inspiration

Design-Forward City Apartment Mixes Materials and Textures

A study in textures and an experiment in materials, this Bucharest apartment highlights the juxtaposition of wood and metal. Together, these …

Bathrooms

Bookshelf Room Divider

Divide your room and conquer with style. A bookshelf room divider can work wonders when well-placed, creating a cosy atmosphere or separating a space.

Houses

A duplex penthouse atop the Nova Building is an ode to 1960s modernism

High above Victoria – with views north to the BT Tower and south to Battersea Power Station – the Nova Building, a smooth residential block designed by London-based practice Benson + Forsyth LLP Architects has launched its crowning jewel, the duplex penthouse, with interiors designed by Bowler …

Architecture

Not Just for Walls: Renter-Friendly Ways to Use Wallpaper

Maybe you've been eyeballing a roll of Pottok Prints wallpaper but can't fathom spending hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars covering the walls of …

Home Decorating

Surprising Ways Paint Color Affects Home Value

There’s truly no place like home! In the South, it’s the focal point of family reunions, holiday parties, and, of course, birthday celebrations. And, …

Home Decorating

10 splendid modern garden ideas!

The absolute essentials for a modern day garden are clean, contemporary plants & accessories, convenient DIY projects, pure goodness of nature, and a …

Home Decorating

Everything You Need to Make Your Old Sofa Feel New (and Cool) Again

Aside from maybe your mattress and dining table, a sofa is the most important furniture purchase you'll make for your home. While you may consider …

Furniture

The Sleeve House By Actual / Office Has Shou Sugi Ban Inside And Out

Architecture firm actual / office, have recently completed a new house covered in Shou Sugi Ban (blackened wood), that’s located on an open and …

Architecture

Take a look around this Scandi-style home, decorated with a soothing grey and white palette

'I love neutral colours – particularly a combination of grey and white – as they are so easy to accessorise and add colour to as and when'<p>This …

Houses

Best sofa 2017: Find the perfect sofa for your living room, from £500

Finding the right sofa for your living room can be tricky, so let our buying guide and bite-size reviews give you a helping hand<p>Buying a sofa is a …

Furniture

Found: The Best Desks for Small Spaces and Getting the Job Done

When you move into a small space, the first thing you learn to do is prioritize. Once you decide where your bed, dresser, dining room table, sofa, …

Home Decorating