How To Get The Lighting Right For A Functional And Classy Home Office

Home office lighting idea

Working from home comes with a wide range of advantages, and with the connectivity offered by modern technology, it is now far easier than ever before. Maybe this is the biggest reason why so many of us are starting to turn that nook under the staircase or the lonely basement into a home workspace. But it also comes with its own set of disadvantages that…

Vintage Kitchen Offers A Refreshing Modern Take On Fifties Style

Fifties Style Saint Louis Kitchen

They say that the worlds of fashion and interior design are cyclical, and late last year saw a newfound fascination with the retro and the vintage. The trend has had a snowball effect on interior design and decor across the spectrum, and vintage kitchens are a hot and hip trend of 2014. Borrowing from the distinct design style of the 50s, the Saint Louis composition…

Want To Maximize Your Space? Try Some Corner Shelving!

Corner shelves in the bath

Storage is one of those difficult things, because we want it, and we want it to be pretty. Yet shelving can get boring, bland, or bulky. Those are three deadly ‘b’ words! So how do we fix that? Get beautiful, useful and space-saving shelves by using the corners of your home. Seriously! It works! Corner Shelves in the Kitchen Let’s kick this off with a double…

Five Design Trends Making An Impact This Season

Chevron nightstand

Are you shopping for new furniture and decor? Whether you follow design trends or you prefer to choose timeless pieces, it’s always helpful to spend at least a little bit of time reveling in the latest offerings. After all, many of today’s top styles have their roots in classic motifs, from the beauty of pastels to the evergreen allure of plants! Yet there’s something undeniably…

Classic Color Combinations: The Breezy Charm Of Blue And White

Blue and white Interiors

As much as we strive to alter the world around us, it is inevitable that it is nature that has the biggest influence on us. Ever wondered why a room filled with red can sometimes appear overpowering, while a room with plenty of blue seems just fine and even aesthetically pleasing? The world that we live in shapes our tolerance of colors, and so it is…

Stunning Sculptural Home Astonishes With Dramatic Design And Angular Features

Daniel Libeskind 18.36.54 House

The amazing 18.36.54 House tells you that the world of architecture holds within it an array of endless possibilities, and that simple squares and rectangles are not the only options for your house. Daring and unconventional in every sense of the word, this bold house was designed by Daniel Libeskind, and it showcases how a sense of imagination can instantly transform the mundane into something…

Inviting Open House Down Under Surrounds You With A World Of Wood!

Interior of the Open House, Australia

Contemporary interior design is often about glossy cabinets and sparkling, polished surfaces that are complemented by the extensive use of glass. But this relaxed and stylish residence in Richmond, Victoria, Australia goes in a completely different direction with its walls, ceiling and floor being draped in wooden goodness. The Open House designed by Architects EAT is a beautiful example of how to use wood in an extensive…

Exposed Brick Walls Meet Sustainable Modern Design In Splendid London Apartment

Modern London Flat with exposed brick walls

Located in the heart of the Soho neighborhood in the West End of London, this beautiful apartment is all about bringing two contrasting worlds together in an aesthetic fashion. The entire space was refurbished by its existing owner, along with Michaelis Boyd Associates, to create a gorgeous home that showcases its heritage in a proud fashion. While the exposed brick walls of the house remind…

Innovative San Francisco Residence Offers Amazing City Views And Ample Privacy

Contemporary bedroom with views of San Francisco City

Having a house that is located on an unusually steep site right next to a public garden comes with a unique set of challenges. But designing such a house becomes even more difficult when the owners wish to enjoy unabated views of the city skyline while maintaining a decent level of privacy. Sitting above San Francisco’s Dolores Park and occupying a small, sloping site, the…

Time To Start Planning Your Summer Party!

Picnic mat from the Oh Joy! for Target Summer Collection

Memorial Day has come and gone, and for some, this holiday marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Whether you’re already in summer mode or you’re waiting until June to start celebrating, now is the time to start planning your summer party. Today we present a collection of colorful ideas that will inspire you with their creativity and vibrancy. Plus, many of them are easy to…

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