Old Warehouse in Montreal Transformed into a Dazzling Contemporary Loft

Home office in glass enclosure offers tranquility even while creating a flowing interior

We have seen plenty of old buildings, classic homes and neglected structures being turned into gorgeous modern homes in recent times. But most of these astonishing renovations combine the old with the new and offer a unique blend of contrasting styles. Yet this fascinating loft in Montreal by ActDesign as a former refrigeration warehouse in a hundred-year-old building has been revamped into a dashing, contemporary…

12 Unique Ways to Decorate with Globes

Brilliant globe pendants that steal the show

The last few years have seen rapid growth in retro, mid-century and vintage design trends, inspiring homeowners and designers to rush to flea markets and thrift stores to score some great bargain buys. We have always maintained that throwing away an old decor piece or even a work of art is simply ‘scandalous’, as you can always rotate between collections, accessories and wall art to…

Colorful DIY Cork Valentines

Bulletin board-style valentines

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, Decoist Readers! If you’re looking for a last-minute valentine idea, today’s post is for you. Not only are these cork heart valentines easy to create, they pack a powerful punch. In fact, all you have to do is use a thumbtack to punch a hole through a stack of cork and paper hearts. Sound easy? These bulletin board-style valentines are also…

12 Creative Ways to Use Plants in the Bathroom

Gorgeous bathroom with tropical flavor

Indoor plants are beneficial in so many ways: Not only are they a lovely visual addition to a space, creating softness and adding color, but they also perform the dirty labor of cleaning toxins from the air. If you’re thinking that you’d love to add plants to your home, but have had bad luck keeping them alive, consider putting them in your bathroom. Plants generally…

Small Apartment in Paris Gets a Chic, Space-Conscious Makeover

Historic apartment in paris gets a beautiful, modern revamp

Decorating a small apartment and finding the perfect floor plan that uses every inch of space is indeed a tricky affair. But French interior designer Tatiana Nicol got it absolutely spot on with this gorgeous, chic apartment in the heart of Paris that elegantly brings together form and functionality. Spread across just 50 square meters, the apartment beautifully combines elements of classic and modern design…

Lavish Beverly Hills House Offers a Spectacular Aerial Walkway!

Exclusive private deck and walkway of the amazing Beverly Hills Residence

The idea of an aerial walkway that is flanked by gardens, meanders through treetops and offers a lovely private deck at the end of it all does sound like an absolute dream. But bringing this grand dream alive while shaping a stunning contemporary residence are the creative architects from McClean Design. The Beverly Hills Residence is an absolute masterpiece that seamlessly combines several outdoor spaces,…

8 Pretty Pantry Door Ideas That Showcase Your Storeroom as a Star

Aqua Door in Rustic Kitchen

You may view your pantry as more functional than fun, but if you’re lucky enough to have one, why not highlight it as a feature in your home? All it takes is a pretty pop of color, some interesting architectural details or some quirky signage. Read on for eight ways to take this often overlooked room from storeroom to star! Pop of Color Shannon of…

12 Remarkable Home Offices with an Ocean View

Cool home office brings the sights and sounds outside indoors! [Design: Saccaro USA / Barry Grossman Photography]

A home office is a different place for different people. It is not just about the ergonomics of the space, its design and the decor and accessories within. A truly complete home office inspires you and allows you to be at your creative and productive best. And few things are as stimulating and refreshing as the sight of sand and surf just outside the window!…

How Our Favorite DIY Projects Have Held up over Time

New Year's Eve party setting

Greetings, Decoist Readers! One of our favorite ways to celebrate modern design is to create original DIY projects and share them with you right here on the blog. Kate here, and today I’m giving you an inside look into the “after” phase of the DIY process. Have you ever wondered how some of these projects hold up over time? Perhaps you’re considering trying a few…

4 Fascinating Tables for the Stylish Contemporary Home

Elegant Victor table combines warmth of wood with contemporary design

With the advent of the open plan living area, the idea of an exclusive dining room is quickly fading away from the world of interior design. Add to this the quest of many designers and homeowners to find that ‘extra room’ for a possible home office, playroom or media room, and the dedicated dining room is indeed becoming a rarity. This changing design trend has…

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