Interior Design

Everything Is Awful So Let's All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

Can we spend the next four years here?<p>The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It's built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups—and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, …

House Design

14 Tips For Incorporating Shiplap Into your Home

Farmhouse style decorating has been on the rise ever since the beginning of HGTV’s show Fixer Upper. Hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, take houses from …

Home Decorating

This Tiny House Has More Charm Than Most Mansions

Let's just say, it spares no details.<p>Tiny house dwellers usually have to make some sacrifices, like giving up a cozy Saturday morning in front of a fireplace or a Sunday night bathtub soak. But not in the "Urban Craftsman." This small abode was built by Handcrafted Movement in a craftsman style and …

Houses

Kekkila Garden Shed

Combining a garden shed and a greenhouse, the Kekkila Garden Shed offers a visually pleasing workspace for the at-home gardner. The prefabricated …

House Design

Lima Residence

LIMA Residence - A series of connected folding roof and wall planes clad in metal were strategically positioned to accentuate views of the canyon below and mountains beyond. At points the folded walls lift up revealing poured-in-place concrete walls that enclose much of the first floor spaces. …

Architecture

How To Decorate Your Space In 5 Layers

Ever wondered how to decorate your space like an interior designer would? We're lucky to work with many fabulously talented designers in our offices and we asked one of our favorites, Caitlin McBride, to give us her professional insider tips on decorating a space, using one of her recent living …

Home Decorating

Old Apartment Gets A Fresh Look That Blends Past And Present

The area known as Roma found at the center of Mexico City was once a lake (Lake Texcoco). It has a muddy soil base and amplified seismic waves, hence …

Apartments

This impressive treetop hotel by Snøhetta ‘floats' above a forest floor

With a suspended net terrace for star-gazing<p>This treetop hotel is not your ordinary treehouse. Located in Harads in northern Sweden, the impressive 55-square-meter (592 square feet) space appears to float ten meters (approximately 33 feet) above the forest floor and camouflages itself within the …

Architecture

Kelly Residence

Kelly Residence - Sustainable design is at the heart of this house without being overtly expressed in the external aesthetic. The house is designed with photovoltaic cells hidden on the roof, grey water reclamation, artificial lawn, and rain-screen façades to help thermal stability, as well as …

House Design

This Invisible Joint Is Making Ikea's Furniture Stronger And Easier To Build

After years of development, the Swedish design behemoth's new wedge dowel makes for sturdier, less wasteful, and longer lasting furniture.<p>Pro tip: You can often tell how long a piece of furniture will last based on how it's put together. See any traditional Japanese joinery techniques? There's a …

IKEA

Vintage and Retro Style Kitchen Appliances: Trend Alert

As part of our series of posts predicting the direction kitchen design will take in 2017, we're taking a close look at appliances in particular. As …

Renovations

These small but beautiful homes prove just how impressive a tiny living space can be

They're little but perfectly formed.<p><b>Living spaces can be tight for many of us, but that doesn't mean you can't make the most of a tiny …

Houses

Cozy industrial loft conversion in Pilsen rents for $1,950

There’s a lot to like about this interesting loft space<p>If you’ve been seriously considering taking the trigger on an industrial loft but you’re still not 100% certain that it’s the type of home you’d like to buy, here’s a fully furnished loft in Pilsen that you can rent in the meanwhile to give the …

Houses

How to Create a Cozy, Hygge-Friendly Bedroom for Winter

How to Create a Cozy, Hygge-Friendly Bedroom for WinterBaby, it's cold outside. Here's how to make sure your sleeping quarters feel warm and personal when the temperature dropsWhen the mercury begins to drop and the winter months set in, there's nothing like retreating to a cocoonlike bedroom that …

Bedrooms

Modern Carroll Gardens penthouse asks $2.375M

The expansive condo features three bedrooms and a generous amount of outdoor space<p>Who says you have to look to Manhattan to find a modern duplex that’s truly one-of-a-kind? In Carroll Gardens, an unconventional condo with three bedrooms and two bathrooms boasts plenty of unique characteristics with …

Houses

DIY Bathroom Floating Shelves

Do you love the contemporary look and feel of floating shelves…but feel intimidated by tackling such a project yourself? I want to let you in on a …

Woodworking

Nate Berkus Warns Parents About the Dangers of Glass Tables

He would know: His 18-month-old daughter accidentally shattered his coffee table.<p>Even though glass tables are sleek and stylish, celebrity designer Nate Berkus has banned them from his home. Why? His 18-month-old daughter, Poppy, was involved in a shocking incident where the surface on their family …

IKEA

​A whimsical and modern cottage

Ridgeview Showhouse has been designed in a rather whimsical pattern by the architects at <i>Christopher Architecture & Interiors</i>. The outdoor beauty of …

Architecture

Elegant Economy: 7 Pendant Fixtures from Indie Lighting Companies

For budget-minded lovers of high-style lighting: a range of (relatively) low-cost, lighting fixtures from independent makers that mimic the look of higher-end fixtures, ranging in price from $185 to $500.<p>Above: Shown here in La Maison du Figuier in France, the Industrial Brass Chandelier from Long …

Design

Penthouse revamp features wavy walls and steel-cage staircase

It’s located in the Wadi Abu Jamil neighborhood in Beirut<p>This stylish, trippy home located in the Wadi Abu Jamil neighborhood in Beirut’s Central District is characterized by wavy walls and a striking staircase encased in a cage of white steel that is suspended from the ceiling. Refurbished by …

Architecture

5 Reasons We're Still Not Over Scandinavian Design

Decorating trends come and go. Some of them we're even thankful to see go (sorry not sorry, wood paneling). But because of the soothing and neutral …

Design

Could Courteney Cox's Airy Malibu Home Be Any More Beautiful?

Courteney Cox

Sonoma Spa Retreat

This retreat space was created as a private exercise, meditation and relaxation studio for a businessman and his family. Topography, orientation and relationship to landscape were all considered in the choreography of experience that heightens one’s sense of discovery, accentuates privacy and …

Architecture

Beautifully preserved midcentury home in Florida asks $1.4M

It was designed in 1952 by Jack West<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Sarasota, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $1,395,000<p>This beautifully preserved midcentury …

Houses

iratzoki lizaso heldu working tables for alki

iratzoki lizaso's modular heldu working tables for alki<p><b><br>designed by iratzoki lizaso studio, the heldu working tables for french furniture workshop</b> …

Furniture

10 Budget-Friendly Kitchen Pendant Lights

<b>Damen Pendant Light</b><b>, $50 at Crate & Barrel</b>: If you like the bare bulb look, this pendant is the perfect pick. The tiny shade is made out of aluminum …

Design

1912 Atherton house asks $5.9 million

Charming abode in tony town asks a pretty penny<p>Downright quaint compared to new constructions in the area asking for $20 million or higher, this 1912 home in Atherton is the ideal home for the Silicon Valley family looking to plant roots.<p>Coming in at four beds, three and a half baths, and 3,360 …

Houses

Before and After: A Craftsman Reinvigorated by a Thoughtful Remodel

Interior designer and stylist Brett and her husband Brandon bought a 1900s Craftsman house in Oakland, California in March of last year, but they …

House Design

How German designer Stefan Diez takes a global approach to everyday objects

He makes Japan-inspired china and relates his metal chair to car fenders. Young German designer Stefan Diez is influenced by his time in Asia, but pays tribute to German craftmanship. His work is on show in Cologne.<p>"It's showtime!" The 2017 international design season has begun. Running parallel to …

Design

$1.6M Morningside contemporary from 1980s bags offer

Enthusiasm for vaulted ceilings required<p>This clean, crisp contemporary in Morningside dates to an era of skylights, heavily partitioned rooms, and glass blocks — and it seems to embrace all of that without coming across as badly dated.<p>Listed just shy of $1.6 million, the five-bedroom sprawler has …

Houses