16 Old Trunks Turned Coffee Tables That Bring Extra Storage and Character

Trunk used as a coffee table with books and accessories

Trunks used as coffee tables are kind of a big trend, and for good reason! Not only do they add a bit of vintage style to the room, but they’re also roomy enough to store stuff like extra blankets, books, magazines, electronics, DVDs, or anything else you don’t want to keep out in the open for everyone to see. You can get them at antique stores, garage…

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Transitional Decor: Keep Summer Alive Throughout the Fall

Peacock blue sofa from Jonathan Adler

Some say the day after Labor Day is the unofficial beginning of fall. Here we are, the day after Labor Day, and I’m still not ready to say goodbye to summer. Who’s with me here? Luckily, some of today’s most popular design brands are on the same page, because a slew of new arrivals in shades of blue have proven that transitional decor is alive…

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Apartment in Benicàssim: Relaxed Beach Life Wrapped in Industrial Flair

Open design plan creates a flowing interaction between kitchen and dining space

Showcasing a smart and seamless fusion of Mediterranean, industrial and contemporary styles, Apartment in Benicàssim is a private residence designed by Egue y Seta. The house takes its inspiration from modern industrial lofts, and this distinct design approach is showcased in each and every room of the renovated home. Located in Benicàssim, which is renowned across the globe for hosting Spain’s top music festival, the…

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Lounge in Style with These Deck Furniture Ideas

Deck furniture ideas

There are still plenty of lounging days left before the weather turns chilly, so let’s make the most of it by celebrating some amazing outdoor furniture finds! Today’s post is dedicated to deck furniture ideas, from dining tables and chairs to stylish loungers. Put your feet up and enjoy the view as you browse the images below, and be sure to check out the specific…

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19th-Century Barn Revamped into an Energy-Efficient Rustic Home

Rustic entry of the Bovina House wrapped in reclaimed wood

Utilizing a timber frame from a nineteenth-century barn and turning it into a modern home that can brave the chilly winters of the Catskills is a tough and tricky task indeed. But this is precisely what the ingenious folks from Kimberly Peck Architect accomplished as they gave shape to the environmentally conscious Bovina House. The idea behind the project was simple enough in principle, but far…

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22 Illuminating Vintage Marquee Lighting Ideas

Four marquee letters to spell the word love

Despite looking like they belong at a carnival or an old restaurant from decades ago, vintage marquee lights can still bring a real sense of timeless dazzle to almost any room in your home these days. And because they were such a big signage trend back in the day, you can use them to personalize your decor with the right letters. Here are 22 examples that show just…

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Energize Your Workspace: 30 Home Offices with Yellow Radiance

Lovely use of wall art in the modern home office

Crafting the right environment in the workplace is incredibly important and it often affects both your creativity and work productivity. And if you often carry your work home or tend to work from home entirely, then having a dedicated home office or at least a small, organized workspace is indeed a smart choice. But a home workplace is much more than just putting a desk,…

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Why Renovate When These Easy Home Updates Are Possible?

Painted cabinets from A House in the Hills

If you’re ever moved into a new home and soon wondered how your renovation budget disappeared so quickly, today’s post is for you! In fact, if you’re renting and looking for some quick and easy updates that are anything but permanent, many of the ideas below will help you as well. In fact, you just might end up asking “Why renovate?” Thanks to the creativity…

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Urbane Minimal Design: Sculptural Decor Enlivens Posh Beachside Sydney Home

Elegant concrete bench in the living room with unassuming minimal style

For those who are minimalists at heart, decorating a home with both style and sophistication can be a real challenging task. Minimalism requires discipline, order and an ability to keep the space as de-cluttered as possible. For some of us this is next to impossible, but not for the homeowners of Cronulla Residence, who have turned their waterfront Sydney home into a refined and inviting…

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8 Ways to Incorporate the Chic Look of Chinoiserie into Your Home

Pink and Blue Chinoiserie Accented Room

The fanciful flair of Chinoiserie decor gained popularity during the French Rococo period and the court of Louis XV but remains just as relevant in modern design. The trick is to use furniture and fabrics bearing the ornate motifs sparingly, as they can easily overwhelm a room to the point of kitsch. The style shines the most when paired with sleek, minimalist pieces that emphasize…

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20 Modular Sofa Designs with Modern Flair

Peacock sectional sofa from CB2

Today’s post is totally modular! Because when it comes to modular seating such as sectional sofas, you can piece together the perfect combination for your interior. From compact selections to large pieces that seat an army, we’ve got you covered. Check out the 20 modular sofa designs below for inspiration. And if you’re shopping, there are helpful links with purchasing information. Enjoy… Two- and Three-Piece…

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Antique-Chic Makeover: Vintage Apartment Acquires Curated Industrial Sheen

Home office with brick wall and a metal shelf

We absolutely adore homes that tend to define their own style and exude a personality that is unique and exceptional. Located in Taipei City, Taiwan, this gorgeous apartment was given a stylish makeover by CHI-TORCH Interior Design while staying true to its industrial past. The apartment was over four decades old, and the task of refurbishment meant creating a seamless fusion between a vintage-industrial style…

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18 Gleaming Mosaic Kitchen Backsplash Designs

Intricate beach mosaic backsplash

The backsplash is one area of the kitchen that you can really take advantage of to bring some artistic flair to the room. And it doesn’t have to be expensive! Small tiles (or broken pieces of glass or ceramic material in uneven sizes) can be used to create a mosaic work of art that’s as simple or as detailed as you want it to be. If you’re…

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20 Dreamy Beach-Style Decks for a Relaxing Staycation

Lighting steals the show on this awesome deck

The days when people transformed into globetrotters for a couple of weeks each year and traveled far and wide for that amazing holiday are quickly diminishing. The trend of ‘staycations’ is something that is catching on across the planet as more and more people are realizing the benefits of spending those few, precious holidays at home surrounded by friends and family. While traveling to exotic…

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RMJ Residence: Tranquil Outdoor Living Meets a Wall of Greenery

Gorgeous sitting area with trendy decor

A home that blurs the conventional line separating the indoors from the surrounding landscape, the RMJ Residence in Uberlândia, Brazil encourages its homeowners to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Spread across an area of nearly 6,000 square feet, it is the backyard, pool deck and the greenery around the home that define its structure, silhouette and choice of materials used. The street façade…

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