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Allison & Matt's Happy Little Life in the Big City — House Call

Name: Allison & Matt Location: Alphabet City - Manhattan, NY Hello! My fiance Matt and I (along with our rescue dingo and cat) live in a one-bedroom rental apartment in Alphabet City. I'm a partner in a boutique interior design firm, and my fiance is a freelance creative director in advertising. READ MORE »

These Lamps Roll Up to Adjust the Light — Design News

Here's a cool way to adjust your "dimmer:" Bina Baitel is debuting a new lamp collection at Milan Design Week that rolls up like a window shade. Expose all of the OLED panels for a bright glare, roll it up for a soft glow. The collection includes floor lamps, table lamps, pendants, and wall fixtures. READ MORE »

Lydia & Joey's "Forever & Ever" Shared Room — My Room

Name: Lydia (7) & Joey (4.5) Location: Appleton, Wisconsin My 2 oldest teamed up to share a room – for forever and ever or so they say – because they simply love NOT being alone. (I will check back when they are teenagers on that line) This also gave me the task of creating a space that is both for a boy AND a girl. Show More Summary

An Indoor Sand Floor Just Begging for Bare Feet

My toes are aching for a sandy retreat like this. This stunningly simple Casas na Areia Hotel in Comporta, Portugal is in a region known for excellent local wines and fresh fish. And they include bikes! So wonderfully summery all around. READ MORE »

Book Review: HomeMakers from Brit+Co

I recently picked up a copy of Brit+Co's new book HomeMakers and thought I would share my thoughts on it with you. With cheerful, colorful photos and illustrations, the book reads like a primer on modern home life, embracing technology and creativity while remaining life-balance positive (Brit herself comes from a rather impressive background in tech). READ MORE »

Before & After: '80s Pendant Goes Cagey

DeaAnna really wanted a caged geometric pendant, and she saw potential in this '80s brass fixture. See how she made it modern: READ MORE »

The "Get Me Out of Here Quick" Bathroom Makeover — Makeover

Project by: Sofia of Design.Style.Decor Location: Toronto Sofia shares the story of her recent bathroom renovation, which turned her "get me out of here quick" bathroom into a place where it's now very much more than fine to spend some time... READ MORE »

The Great Big, Real-Life Pantry Cleanup (& How To Do Your Own)

Try as I might to achieve that perfect pantry look (you all know what I'm talking about), I still have errant boxes of cake mix and plastic bags of who-knows-what-anymore from the bulk bin. Recently, the hodge-podge of things I knewShow More Summary

Pantone's Newest Color is Minion Yellow — Design News

There's a new color in town, and it's pretty adorable. PANTONE Minion Yellow marks the first time in the color authority’s history that a color has been created and named after a character. The Pantone team worked with the Minions' creators at Illumination to find the most pure version of the characters' hue. Show More Summary

Maggie & Ed's Renovation: What's Better Than Surprise Hardwood Floors?! — Renovation Diary

Looking from our bedroom doorway through the kitchen towards the dining room. We had to pop the doors off to get our old refrigerator out. That door and frame will be reused for the music room. Name: Ed and Maggie Williams (of MVW Architect) Type...Show More Summary

4 Signs You're the Noisy Neighbor (& What You Can Do About It)

Jess' Colorful Urban Townhouse Unless you've been lucky enough to live in a modern wood cabin in the woods somewhere, you've probably had experience with noisy neighbors before in your life. Some inconsiderate intentionally, others just oblivious, it can be a bummer when your peace is interrupted by someone else's noise pollution. READ MORE »

Shawn's Sunny Heritage Hill Condo — House Tour

Name: Shawn Merkel Location: Heritage Hill; Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 849 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Owned The adjective "eclectic" can be overused in interior design. But when thinking of how to describe Shawn's condo, I kept coming back to the word "eclectic." (The good eclectic.) Open House Tour READ MORE »

How To Whiten Yellowed or Bleached Wool — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

White or natural color wools can yellow for a number of reasons, ranging from age to the environment it's stored in. If your wool has yellowed naturally or because of a bleach stain, don't fear! You can bring it back. READ MORE »

Best Rolling Suitcases: Patagonia, Tumi, Samsonite & 4 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 04.15.15

Patagonia Transport Roller • $329 Ever since some genius figured out how to put wheels on our suitcases, things have never been the same and designs have been evolving rapidly. As we kick off the summer travel season, now is the perfect...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Boring Family Basement Gets a Modern Makeover — 6th Street Design School

This family uses their basement for watching movies, playing, and hanging out together. The space satisfied many of these functions, but with its hodgepodge of furniture, beige walls, and random floorplan, it was less than inspiring....Show More Summary

One Designer's Colorful Textural Masterpiece of a Home

Be still my heart. There is just so much to love in designer Jayme Armour's Atlanta home (starting with this knock-it-out-of-the-park wallpaper) that I had to share it with you. Domaine recently featured her entire tour and it's just spot-on amazing in every way. As one commenter said, "My pinning finger just cramped up." Exactly. READ MORE »

Use This Common Household Item For These 6 Trendy DIY Projects

Think you've got to go out and buy a bunch of expensive supplies anytime you want to work a little DIY update magic on something for your home? Not so! As these six projects prove, you can get quite creative with an affordable product you might already have at home. READ MORE »

Pretty Pendants for Every Pad

Let's shed a little light on the ceiling-heightening, high-style opportunities of the pendant. They're practical: providing concentrated light where you need it, and stylish: available in practically in any shape and finish you can dream up. Here are some of our favorites. READ MORE »

Amazon Files Lawsuit to Prevent Fake Reviews — Design News

Amazon is suing sites that it accuses of selling fake product reviews for trademark infringement, false advertising and violations to the Consumer Protection Act. At least one of the sites,, says the reviews they offer aren't fake. READ MORE »

E-Readers vs. Book Books: A Book Lover Weighs the Pros and Cons

Reese & Sarah's Warm & Welcoming Home I love books. From a very young age I've been surrounded by them, and the feel and even the smell of books is something I find incredibly comforting. I love them so much that I wrote a manifesto about how, even if the printed word becomes technically obsolete, I'm never letting go of my books. Show More Summary

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