Interior Design

Modern Residence Wrapped In Wood, Inside And Out

Architecture is the link between us and our natural surroundings, the element that separates us from nature and, at the same time, brings us closer …

Houses

19 Cozy, Chunky Couches For Anyone Who's Sick Of Mid-Century Modern

Bye, Peggy.<p>If you’re a millennial or simply a fan of “Mad Men,” the odds that you own a mid-century modern style sofa are high.<p>You may even own a Peggy, the popular mid-century number West Elm recently pulled from its website after a piece titled “Why Does This One Couch From West Elm Suck So …

Furniture

Pick the Perfect Paint Sheen for Every Room

There's a lot more to choosing an interior paint than picking a color. Not only do you have to consider the hues of the furniture and flooring; the …

Consumer Reports

Space and Delineation in Design: Making it Seem More than What it Is

We all know how important the use of space is in great design – space affects the room’s functionality, visual appeal, and design capacity. In fact, …

Design

5 ideas for making a small patio a whole lot more special

A small patio can be a hugely stylish addition to your home, if you decorate and accessorize it well! Far from just being a wasted outdoor space, …

Landscaping

Zoë Kravitz's Minimalist But Cozy Bedroom

You don't need much to create a similar sanctuary in your own home<p>[#instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQn5t6uBgj4/]||||||<p>Zoë Kravitz is starring in the new television series <i>Big Little Lies</i>, but we're here to tell the truth: the actress's bedroom is a minimalist's dream. Golden rays of sunlight …

Bedrooms

Glitter Grout Is the Latest Design Trend to Take Over Pinterest

Feel like your kitchen is lacking a little something-something? Wish your bathroom had a bit more sparkle and shine? Well, the latest design trend to go viral is here to answer all of those blinged-out dreams (and more): Glitter grout is a real thing now.<p>It's not as tacky as it sounds, we …

Kelly Wearstler Revamps an Eccentric Home in Bel Air

The designer brings her fiercely glamorous approach—high-octane patterns, gleaming metallic surfaces, and spirited colors—to a family home in California<p><i>This article originally appeared in the January 2013 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>To hire Los Angeles designer Kelly Wearstler is to buy into her …

Home Staging

10 Best Floorings For Your Rustic Kitchen

Rustic decor might be the most satisfying style of decorating to pursue in the home. You get to take your inspiration from the outdoors and bring in …

Design

The Classic Pattern That's Having A Moment Right Now

The zigzag pattern known as herringbone has been around for a long time, but right now it's enjoying a moment of particular popularity. The pattern, …

Home Decorating

Gorgeously renovated Buckhead traditional from 1945 wants $2.3M

It makes the case for more shingle and stone in Atlanta<p>In Atlanta’s historic Paces neighborhood, a collection of several hundred homes in western Buckhead bordered by the Chattahoochee River, this renovated shingle-and-stone traditional has waltzed onto the market this week at $2.3 million.<p>Despite …

Atlanta

25 spectacular shoe storage solutions!

Have you ever stopped and taken a moment to assess how many shoes you have in your home? If you did, you'd realize just how vital effective storage …

Furniture

A "Once Cookie Cutter Home" Full of Art & Personality

<b>Name:</b> Elena <b><br>Location:</b> Sunset Hills — Lawrence, Kansas<p>Elena's "cookie cutter" home in Kansas looks anything but. Full of calming blues and grays the …

Home

a little bit baroque.

as i’ve mentioned, i’m in the midst of remodeling my bathroom and i’m going for a look i’m not exactly sure how to describe. i was inspired by a …

House Design

Windstar Cruises ... Love your cabin, love your cruise!

<i>Windstar Cruises … Love your cabin, love your cruise!</i><p><b>Windstar Cruises</b> ~ <i>Star Legend</i> in the <i>Caribbean</i><p>On a great cruise I usually don’t spend a lot of …

Cruise Ships

Leroy Street Studio Updates a 19th-Century Manhattan Townhouse for a Young Family

The acclaimed architectural studio and decorator Christine Markatos Lowe adapt a dated 19th-century New York City residence into a modern family home<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 2012 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Modern-minded homeowners have been plagued by a design problem for …

Architecture

Historic Bay-Windows Become a Part of this Polished Vancouver Loft

Built over a century ago and used initially as a luxury hotel, <i>Terminus</i> in <b>Gastown</b>, Vancouver is definitely one of the most popular buildings for those …

Architecture

Inside NYC’s most fabulous kitchen

In 2012, Alison Cayne was living on the Upper East Side, going through a divorce and searching for a new home for her big family: five children, plus …

Lifestyle

Up-And-Coming Country-Pop Star Kelsea Ballerini Scoops Up Nashville Townhouse

<b>BUYER:</b> Kelsea Ballerini <b><br>LOCATION:</b> Nashville, TN <b><br>PRICE:</b> $585,000 <b><br>SIZE:</b> 2,403 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms<p><b>YOUR MAMA’S NOTES:</b> Rapidly …

Townhouses

The Online Decorator Secret Shopper Makeover: We Tried Out 3 Internet Design Services to Redecorate this Rental

Vijay Nathan—Product Manager for Apartment Therapy Media—and his wife Anita moved into their rental loft in Philadelphia last year, bringing along …

Design

Making lasting connections

LOS ANGELES - The link to the outdoors and the gentle ocean breezes that circulate through the two-story home's many transom windows play huge roles …

Houses

Cozy Workspaces: Home Offices with a Rustic Touch

A home office is a sacred sanctuary to anyone who earns their living by running their business from home. It is the place where our best ideas are …

Home Offices

ninkipen! adds extension to their 4n house project in japan

three years after they completed the family house in ikoma, the architecture firm has approached the same project with the addition of a showroom and …

Architecture

Decorating With Hundreds of Butterflies

There are now 257 butterfly bookplates adorning the restaurant walls of Chess Club in London — a distinctive new addition to Mayfair’s private member’s scene — and every single one can be traced back to a pilgrimage taken by the interior decorator Fran Hickman.<p>Last summer, on vacation in Tuscany, …

Design

Amazing Solarium Steals the Show at this Renovated Mid-Century Bungalow

It is one thing to turn a forgotten old home into a cheerful and comfortable setting suited to the needs of a modern family. But the task becomes …

Architecture

Tour: A Mid-Century-Modern-Loving Californian's Vintage Mix

<b>Name:</b> Eric Kunau <b><br>Location:</b> Beverly Hills, California <b><br>Size:</b> 1000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting 2 years<p>Eric's sunny Beverly Hills apartment combines …

Mid-Century modern

Hairpin Leg Furniture – Stylish Since The 40’s And Still Going Strong

Everyone knows what hairpin legs are these days and, even if you don’t, the name is really suggestive so you can probably guess what it’s all about. …

Furniture

Tom Dixon Wants to Turn Your Bathroom into a Stylish Sanctuary

With his latest collection, the British designer saw the oft-forgotten space as an opportunity to create a high-design hideaway<p>Since launching his eponymous furniture and lighting line in 2002, British designer Tom Dixon has established himself as the go-to source for thought-provoking, …

Design

Copy the super-functional storage solutions found in this jewel box SoHo apartment

Living in a studio apartment in Manhattan can be a constant negotiation between space and stuff, even for the Marie Kondo-inspired minimalist. This …

Design

How to Get that Magical La La Land Look

A bit of madness is key to give us new colors to see.<p>Inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood, La La Land was chock full of touching romance, exciting …

Lifestyle