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Melissa and Ramzy's Colorful, Creative & Comfortable Home — House Tour

Name: Melissa, an artist, and Ramzy, a military physician Location: Victoria, BC, Canada Size: 1400 square feet Years lived in: Owned 1.5 years When Melissa submitted a few photos for a house call a few weeks ago, we knew we were going to need a longer look of this space. Show More Summary

How to Clean Your Doors & Light Switch Covers — Apartment Therapy Weekend Project

Shifrah's here with her progress of the current Weekend Project: Well, this is embarrassing. As much as I tend to be meticulous about house chores, I confess that I forgot to even include the doors, door knobs, and light switch covers in my cleaning routine! And, as is very evident above, are they ever yucky. Show More Summary

Before & After: A Battered Bar Cart Gets a $20 Golden Update

We LOVE when folks take something pretty forgotten and with a little work, turn it into something unforgettable. That's what Susan did with this beat-up and battered old bar cart. Twenty dollars and a makeover later, and she now has a pretty, golden bar cart! READ MORE »

One Material, 13 Ideas: Functional & Stylish Metal Pipe DIY Projects

We're all about projects for home that look great that are made from affordable materials. Metal pipe is one of those materials that you can buy at a pretty good cost (depending on the type of metal) and with the right set of tools, transform into items for home that are stylish, functional and much more expensive looking than what you paid for. Show More Summary

In Life and at Home, Leaps are Scary (But Worth It)

I have such respect and admiration for folks who make huge — and sometimes dramatic — changes in their life, whether switching careers, making moves to dream homes or other gutsy things. It's a scary thing to make such big, life-changing (literally) decisions, but these life leaps seem to be worth it a lot of the time. READ MORE »

Look We Love: Colorful Minimalism

I have a bit of a split personality, design-wise: I'm drawn to simple shapes and I think minimal, Scandinavian-style interiors are just lovely, but on the hand, when I see a beautiful, saturated cobalt blue or emerald green, something in my brain is like, yessss. Show More Summary

Yellow Leaf by Mark McGinnis — On The Wall

Yellow Leaf by Mark McGinnis Previous On the Wall print READ MORE »

Le Corbusier Vandalized a House in the Nude — Design News

Here's a scandalous nude photo from before iCloud was invented: Le Corbusier painting innuendo-filled murals on the first home designed by architect Eileen Gray. He was encouraged to by the home's owner, Gray's former paramour Jean Badovici. Gray was not pleased. READ MORE »

How To Find a Manufacturer Abroad: Lessons From Wobi Offiice — September Maker Talk

Looking to start your own company? Trying to find a manufacturer abroad? Marc Schwartzberg of Wobi Office was a presenter at our September Maker Talk and told us all about his process of finding a high quality office chair manufacturer in China. Show More Summary

Rural Woes: Spotty Cell Phone Service

Last week I commented to my partner, "Well, if I go missing, you'll know the internet and cable companies are behind it," so why not go ahead and piss off the third member of this unholy utility trinity? Let's talk about cell phone coverage. READ MORE »

A Fresh, Geometric Nursery for a Baby Girl — Professional Project

Project by: Beatriz Fujinaka & Stephanie Wolff Nigri/WF Architects Location: São Paulo, SP, Brazil We're an interior design and architecture firm and were contracted by our clients to develop a project for their new baby Sophia. They asked for something very clean, modern and different from other nurseries. READ MORE »

Before & After: A Designer's Own Kitchen — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? Before & After: An Interior Designer Remodels Her Own Kitchen READ MORE »

Can I Spray Paint Powder-Coated Steel? — Good Questions

Q: I got a pretty decent deal on a powder-coated steel rolling cart, but I am not in love with the current "road-sign orange" finish. Is it possible to spray paint this gold with reasonably nice-looking results? Or am I just asking for trouble? READ MORE »

Jessica's Southern Style

Writer and graphic artist Jessica Graves, of the fashion and style site The Love List, shared these photos of the living room of her Atlanta home. She's captured the classic style of the Southern interiors she's always admired and combined...Show More Summary

House Industries Debuts Bike Collection — Design News

Typography studio House Industries partnered with bike industry staples Tanner Goods and Cinelli to create the Velo Collection. The custom font for which the collection is named graces bike frames and hats, and inspired everything from water bottles to brakes to saddle bags. READ MORE »

AphroChic Pops Up in LA — Design News

Helms Bakery is getting a remix! Designers Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of lifestyle brand AphroChic will join Helms Bakery locals with their very own pop-up show home and shop this weekend. READ MORE »

Lazy and Loving It: Make These 7 Smart Choices Now To Save Yourself Cleaning Time Later

If you dream of never cleaning again (don't we all?) then sorry, you're out of luck. We're not magicians. But if you're thinking of renovating your home, we can help you make some strategic choices that will pay off down the road. READ MORE »

10 DIY Tips for Designing Your Dream Kitchen — As Seen In

Media Planet recently interviewed our very own Maxwell about his tips for designing your dream kitchen. A kitchen remodel can be a really expensive project, but it can also provide a huge return on investment when it's time to sell your home- especially if you DIY. Show More Summary

Danielle and Austin's Kitchen & Garage Remodel: What It Really Cost - A Budget Breakdown — Renovation Diary

Name: Austin & Danielle (of Forage + Fodder) Type of Project: Kitchen & Garage Remodel Location: Austin, Texas Type of building: One story, Single-Family House, 1250 square feet Austin and Danielle's Austin home got a pretty extensive...Show More Summary

Check Out New Book of Stunning Cabins — Design News

Dream of an architectural stunner in a woodsy, rural escape? Then Cabins, a lavish Taschen coffee table book out this month, is for you. From a Sri Lankan banana plantation to temporary winter structure in Japan, the book showcases gorgeous works of design, surrounded by nature's beauty. READ MORE »

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