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Smart Tips And Tricks To Help Make Your Ceiling Look Higher

Low ceiling interiors decorating ideas

One of the accepted trends of contemporary design is to take the focus off of the ceiling and keep it firmly on the ground. While traditional homes and buildings took a keen interest in giving the ceiling a beautiful and at times extravagant appeal, modern homeowners are pretty satisfied with the simple and the understated. We were reminded of this changed attitude towards the ceiling…

Stylish DIY Projects With Bricks And Pavers

Brick book end DIY project

If you’re anything like me, your garage is filled with leftover supplies. There’s the leftover carpet scraps from when we first moved into our home. Not to mention, the leftover pots (this house has a smaller yard, so too many potted plants make it seem cluttered). Then there are the stacks of leftover pavers, originally intended to be used as a border for my spring…

Kitchen Island On Casters: Mobile Wonders Roll Together Form And Function

Mobile Kitchen Island Ideas

The modern kitchen is all about aesthetics, ergonomics and inviting warmth rolled into a sleek and stylish package. Yet there are many kitchen additions that still seem to be stuck in the past, and tradition often supersedes creative solutions that can make your life a lot easier. The mobile kitchen island is one such addition that should be a lot more popular than it already…

Elite Penthouse Apartment Astonishes With Its Stunning, Steely Design

Stunning penthouse apartment in Beirut

If you own a sensational penthouse in the city of Beirut, Lebanon, then most homeowners and architects would want to incorporate the distant Mediterranean views into the overall scheme of things. But iconic architect Bernard Khoury has always had ideas that have challenged conventions and redefined the trendy. The mesmerizing N.B.K. Residence nestled of the ninth floor of a seemingly mundane skyscraper in Beirut once…

Unique Landscape And Gorgeous Framed Views Shape The Chameleon House

Chameleon House by Petr Hajek Architekti in Prague

The historic city of Prague is arguably one of the most beautiful in all of Europe, and its dreamy medieval charm, cobbled streets, imposing cathedrals and scenic beauty still attract travelers from across the planet. It is only fitting then that the Chameleon House located on the outskirts of the Czech capital draws the inspirations for its contours from the outside! Conjured up and brought…

Easy Last-Minute 4th Of July Party Ideas

4th of July berry and cake dessert

With the 4th of July just a couple of days away, it’s time to finalize your party plans! If you’re like me, you may not have initially planned on hosting a gathering, but as time has passed, perhaps you’ve reconsidered. I’m having a few family members stop by for dessert before we all head out to watch the fireworks, so I’m on the hunt for…

Step Up The Style Quotient Of Your Interiors With Sunken Living Rooms

Sunken lounge in the living room

The last few months have seen a grand revitalization of vintage and retro trends. If you are an avid Decoist reader, then you are already familiar with the growing trend of using Midcentury Modern decor along with bold, flowery patterns and brilliant metallic surfaces. Golden-hued brass and silver-toned metals are leading this revitalized vintage trend in the decor world with plenty of pomp. But when…

Turn Up The Heat With Impeccable, Eco-Friendly Wood-Burning Cookers!

Trendy wood-burning cooker

The traditional perception of wood-burning cookers is that they do not really help save the planet’s resources, and if it were still the early 19th century, we would have totally agreed with that view. But innovative design techniques and improved efficiency mean that modern wood-burning cookers are far more eco-friendly and versatile. Coming from the house of J. Corradi are four fabulous new collections of…

Posh Apartment In Brazil Captivates With Smart Accents Of Yellow And Green

Stylish home in Brazil with yellow and green accents

Think of Brazil and the first things that come to mind are beautiful beaches, the samba and of course, football. The entire planet is currently overrun by football fever, and the Brazilian team is obviously once again at the center of all the action. Seemingly celebrating the national colors of ‘yellow and green’ that have taken over the world, this cool apartment in Panamby, Sao…

The Best Sun-Tolerant Plants For Your Outdoor Space

Mexican feather grass is ideal for modern outdoor spaces

It sure is getting hot outside! Kate here, and in my part of the world, the sun is almost always shining, a drought is in progress, and summer temps are often in the triple digits. My husband and I have been in our “new” home for a year now, and it’s become very clear which of our outdoor plants can handle the heat and sun…




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