10 Attic Spaces That Offer an Additional Living Room

Snug attic living room of a renovated old barn [Design: Hart Design And Construction]

A major problem that many growing families encounter is the lack of space in the living room. This might not necessarily mean that there isn’t enough foot room. It is often about finding an adequate amount of space for different activities that each family member is involved in. While one of them is busy flicking through ‘what else is on TV’, others could be flipping…

Glass Cube: Molteni&C and Ron Gilad Redefine Showroom Design!

Arik Levy's 'Hug' couch along with  a pair of panty-hosed legs in red

Say goodbye to that boring old furniture showroom where everything seems dead, and you can probably even find a quiet little corner for your afternoon siesta as well! (We have been to many of those!) Tel Aviv-based designer Ron Gilad is renowned for his unique style and presentation that challenges conventions and also brings with it a touch of humor. An unexpected surprise at every…

8 Smart Ways to Add Extra Seating to Your Home for Thanksgiving

IKEA Nisse Chair Hung from the Wall

You probably know that we’re big fans of standing desks here at Decoist, but standing around the Thanksgiving dinner table? Not so much. With Thanksgiving a few days away, you might be scrambling to obtain seating for all of your guests, and while it’s true that you could just purchase more chairs, that would also mean finding somewhere to stash them for the rest of…

24 Tiny Island Ideas for the Smart Modern Kitchen

Contemporary kitchen makes most of the small space [Design: ORBIS design]

Should a modestly sized kitchen have an island at its heart, or would it be better to just do away with this addition? This is one of the most frequently asked questions that we encounter, and as with any design choice, the answer depends on your kitchen dynamics, family needs and the available space. But there is absolutely no reason why small kitchens cannot have…

Spanish Revival: Old Farmhouse Transformed into a Striking Modern Home

Gorgeous rustic home in La Cerdanya, Spain

We absolutely love contemporary renovation and restoration projects that focus on adaptive reuse of the existing structure and materials. Located on an old Spanish farm in the sleepy, scenic village of La Cerdanya in the eastern Pyrenees, this lovely home transformation is all about a balanced and organic blend of modern comfort with old world charm. Crafted with ingenious brilliance by Dom Arquitectura, the entire…

Our Favorite DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

DIY vintage planter from Oh Joy!

The holidays are approaching…have you started thinking about gift ideas for your friends and family? Kate here, and each year I enjoy making a few gifts for my nearest and dearest. For the last couple of months, I’ve been gathering creative ideas from some of my favorite design bloggers, and today I’m sharing these projects with Decoist readers! Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy project…

Windsor: Opulent Bespoke Seating with Timeless Italian Panache!

Sophisticated Windsor couch crafted exclusively by hand

It is not every day that you come across a stunning decor piece that promises to steal the show in your living room and elevate its aura in a daring, dazzling fashion. Leaving you mesmerized with its flair and glamour is the Windsor Series of furnishings from Arketipo Firenze, which steals the show with its sophisticated brilliance. The fabulous lineup features a plush couch in…

15 Sophisticated Kitchens with the Charm of a Bygone Era

Complex combination of textures creates a smart, modern kitchen

Innovation, technology and modern comfort do not necessarily mean you have to do away with the aesthetics of the past. Inspired by the design conventions of old country houses and traditional kitchens, Scavolini has come up with two remarkable kitchens that balance the classic with the contemporary. Dubbed Belvedere and Baltimora, both of these kitchens instantly take you back in time with their warm use…

DIY 3-in-1 Herb Wreath That Also Smells Great

DIY three in one herb wreath

What says “’tis the season” more than a wreath? It seems like this time of year is synonymous with wreaths, and I have to say I don’t exactly hate it! I’m a big fan of them, but I also like to make them a little different than just the typical evergreen selections (though they are also beautiful). This one is a personal favorite because you get…

27 Basement Bars That Bring Home the Good Times!

Smart basement bar makes perfect use of the available space [Design: Advance Cabinetry]

Designing a dream home is much more than just getting the basics right. From stunning poolside retreats to relaxing sunken lounges, contemporary homes are all about creating a gorgeous getaway right at home. While it’s great to spend a beautiful evening next to the pool as you take in the sights and sounds outside, others might prefer an indoor retreat that lets them kick back…

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