How To Give Your Home A Captivating Mid-Century Modern Style

Midcentury modern living room ideas

When Mid-century modern started making waves a few years back, the instant reaction was to dismiss it as an aberration. Obviously those people read the trends wrong, as we are into the second half of 2014, and the popularity of this design style only seems to be on the up each day. So much so that contemporary designers are turning towards midcentury modern decor to…

Modular Living Room Units Blend Italian Finesse With Modern Functionality

Contemporary Living Room Wall Unit

When it comes to living room wall units, adaptability and versatility are the key elements that we often look for. Modern modular wall-mounted living room units tend to bring together these components along with hip hues and trendy designs to offer homeowners an endless array of choices. The latest lineup of Italian-designed living room units from Febal Casa offers smart space-saving solutions while enlivening your…

Stylish And Personalized DIY Canvas Word-Art For Your Home

DIY Canvas Wood Art Project

In the spirit of making your own art (as has been seen already here on Decoist last week with those Picasso-inspired portraits), I thought I’d share one more way you can make some cool and personalized art for your home, or, you know, for a friend! If you happen to have some art around your house you’re no longer particularly fond of, this is the perfect…

The Top Fall Trends For Interior Design

Fall Trends Marble and Brass Decor

If you read our recent post on stylish summer sale items, you know that retailers are clearing out their summer stock to make room for fall’s bounty. And by that, we mean the bounty of amazing decor finds for the new season! Yes, it’s still July, but that hasn’t stopped our favorite retailers from revealing their fall collections, or at the very least, stocking the…

12 Smart Ways To Put Your Bedroom Corner Space To Use

Bedroom Corner bookshelf idea

So what is the biggest challenge that many of us face when it comes to decorating our homes? Undoubtedly ‘space’ is the answer that tops the list almost every single time. We try our very best to make the most of every inch of available space in our homes and often dream about how that one extra room could solve all our space conundrums. Funnily…

Audacious Renovation Turns Old Coal Garage Into A Dramatic NYC Townhouse

New YorK City Townhouse Renovation

One of the hot design and architectural trends that we adore is the growing turn towards restoration and renovation projects. Sustainable in their outlook and efficient in the execution, the many renovation projects of Turett Collaborative Architects epitomize this growing popularity of adaptive reuse of both materials and structures. Located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, this beautiful townhouse was used as…

New-Age Neolith Porcelain Slabs Usher In Resilient Style And Chic Sustainability

Stylish modern kitchen with trendy island

Marble is a tricky surface to use in the kitchen, and while it does look absolutely spellbinding, the natural stone presents plenty of care and maintenance problems. Replicating the aesthetics of marble but offering unparalleled durability and resistance to wear and tear is the new Neolith Estatuario that has just hit stores in the US. Your quest for that ideal kitchen countertop that blends form and…

The 10 Best Summer DIY Projects

DIY Outdoor Party Space

Enjoying your summer? The warm weather and relaxing weekends make me want to get crafty. Kate here, and today I’m rounding up my 10 favorite summer DIY projects! They’re refreshing, they’re eye-catching, and many of them will help you maximize your time outdoors before the chill of autumn hits. Let’s have a look…. Summer DIY Projects for the Outdoors When I spotted this DIY Outdoor Party Space…

Iconic Lights: Dazzling Pendants That Range From The Elite To The Budget-Friendly

Coral pendant Light in the Living Room

When we talk about iconic pendant lights, we often think of the many creations of George Nelson or similar timeless pieces that were designed by the Mid-century masters. But today we take a look at three modern pendant lights that are quickly gaining an iconic status across the globe, thanks to the uniqueness of their design and incredible popularity. These modern icons are as appealing…

Mid-Century Modern Aesthetics Shape Posh Texas Home In Wood, Glass And Steel

Barton Hills Residence in Austin

It is not very often that you come across a home that presents such a balanced amalgamation of textures like the lovely Barton Hills Residence in Austin, Texas. Clad mainly in wood, glass and steel, the exterior of the house also presents exposed concrete walls to add to the lovely blend of contrasting materials. The result, though, is an innovative home that borrows from the…

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