How To Infuse Glamour Into Your Interiors (Without It Feeling Too Over-The-Top)

Some peoples’ personalities are just meant to shine. If you fit that bill, there’s no reason why your interiors shouldn’t do the same. Glamorous designs, featuring plenty of glitz, sparkle and show-stopping shine, are simple to put together if you follow the right steps. Here’s how you can make it happen in a way that feels …

Barn-inspired Dance Studio Rises in Rural Massachusetts

Each year, Jacob’s Pillow campus in rural Massachusetts, USA, hosts a summer dance festival with more than 200 free performances and other uplifting events. The cultural center challenged Flansburgh Architects to design a 6,000 square foot (557 square meter) dance studio, able to meet the growing needs of the artists all year round. The new building on the site …

How to Design a Studio Apartment Layout that Works

Designing a studio apartment layout presents its own set of unique challenges. On one hand, you’ll want to break up the space in a way that makes sense. On the other, there’s no reason for function to override aesthetics. The following design techniques help you achieve the best of both worlds. They’re our favorite tips for creating a space …

Crate & Kids: Crate & Barrel’s New Line For Little Ones is Awesome

Say hello to Crate & Kids! Crate & Barrel’s new line of kids’ furniture and accessories is fun, playful, and perfect for little ones.  Shop the adorable new collection now at www.crateandbarrel.com/kids, or find items in more than 40 Crate & Barrel stores beginning April 2018. Crate & Kids includes furniture, accessories, toys, bedding—everything you need …

Goodbye, Ranch! America Has a New Favorite Home Style

The mid-century modern, single-story ranch home is no longer America’s favorite. According to a recent survey by real estate website Trulia, Millennials, who are buying their first homes, have tipped the scale in favor of the new winner: the craftsman bungalow. The craftsman came in first, at 43 percent, with the ranch home following at 41 percent and …

Denver Loft Exudes Fashionable, Eclectic Vibe

Interior designer Rebecca Robeson, of Robeson Design, took on the challenge of renovating a loft-style apartment in downtown Denver, Colorado, USA. The client’s brief requested a casual scheme, updated with high-end furniture, fixtures and finishes. Drastic changes were implemented in order to add a contemporary vibe to the 2,000 square-foot (185.8 square-meter) Denver loft. Wood flooring was replaced with …

Why You Should Consider A Monochromatic Color Scheme (Plus, How To Pull It Off)

Sometimes, even the most seasoned design aficionados among us need a little helping hand. It takes countless components to put a room together, so there’s no shame in searching for ways to make the process a little easier. If you’re in need of an assist and a little inspiration, here you go: how about using …

Original Melbourne Home Addition Exudes Positive Vibes, Balance

Kiah House, byAustin Maynard Architects, is an architecture extension to a weatherboard cottage in North Fitzroy, Melbourne. The project brief hinted towards creating an extension with plenty of positive vibes: a sanctuary for the couple living here, but also a place to entertain friends and family. “The extension comprises of two separate pieces of architecture,” the architects …

We All Need A Little More Of KitchenAid’s New Color of the Year In Our Lives

The color is called “Bird of Paradise,” and it sounds absolutely alluring. Beginning April 2018, appliance brand KitchenAid®, the kitchen color trendsetter known for introducing us to fun appliances in bright reds or indigos, is launching an entire collection in the brand new hue. “‘Bird of Paradise’ is an exotic getaway in a color,” said Jessica McConnell, Senior …

3 DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions for Your Spring Clean

Spring cleaning is supposed to refresh your home. It’s a little counterintuitive, then, that traditional cleaning methods lean on harsh, often toxic chemicals to do the job. Your home may look better after using these products, but, in actuality, you’ve only swapped germs and grime for possible dangers to your family and the environment. There’s a better …