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Foil Dumb Bike Thieves With Smart Pedals

In why-don't-we-already-have-this news, a French technology startup, Connected Cycle, has released prototypes of a new kind of bike pedal with GPS included. Now, your bike can alert you via smart phone when it's being moved stolen. READ MORE »

Pro Decorator Tricks to Try: Curtains the Same Color as Your Walls

Pink bedroom design by Angie Hranowsky on Lonny Sure, curtains are one more opportunity to add color, pattern and interest to a room, but for a chic, elegant look consider curtains in the same color (or one shade lighter or darker) as the surrounding walls. Show More Summary

Top Affordable Art: IXXI, Snapbox, LIFE & Four More — Maxwell’s Daily Find 01.27.15

IXXI Big Statement Art DIY • from € 49,65 • Ixxi I was reminded yesterday of how cool IXXI wall graphics are when I walked into a friend's home and saw them covering the walls in a number of rooms. I blogged about their stock collection back in 2011, but they now make it easy to upload your own hi-res images and create big wall art out of them. READ MORE »

10 Things to Do Around the House When You're Snowed In

There's no question that many of our East Coast readers are holed up somewhere warm and dry right now and are planning on staying close to home, at least for the next day or so. Thanks to the storm and the likelihood of a weather-related day off (SNOW DAY!!!) for the school kids, many people are going to be stuck in...on a Tuesday. Show More Summary

Luca's Playfully Parisian Bedroom — Professional Project

Project by: Florence Choux Livingston of Maison Flo Location: Mill Valley, California Florence shares: This little oasis was designed for my French-American four-year-old boy (I'm French and his photographer papa is American). I wanted to create a bedroom he could grow into but that would still be fun and colorful. READ MORE »

Check Out These Beautiful Flowers in Blocks of Ice — Design News

Botanical artist Makoto Azuma transformed a warehouse into an art gallery with stunning floral bouquets frozen inside blocks of ice. “Flowers will show unique expressions that they do not display in everyday life, by placed under such a different environment,” said Azuma, who also recently sent flowers into space. READ MORE »

Your Blizzard Prep Shopping List — The Kitchn

The Northeast is getting an estimated 2 feet of snow. Are you ready? From The Kitchn ? Here's What You Really Need to Stock up on for the Blizzard READ MORE »

A Gallery of Creative Hex Tile Patterns & Ideas

Hex tiles — those little bitty six-sided tiles that are so common in bathrooms and in older buildings — can be configured in almost infinite variations. Their tiny size makes them almost like little pixels, ready to be combined together into any pattern your heart desires. Here are some of our favorites. READ MORE »

The "Sight Unseen Space, 3k for Everything" Apartment Makeover — Makeover

Project by: Samantha Location: New York, NY It was actually my boyfriend who picked out our temporary apartment in midtown Manhattan - at the time I was still living in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, I did not have the time to fly to New York by the time he moved in, in order to help him out. Show More Summary

Funny Valentines Day Cards (Straight from Pop Culture)

You may not have Carrie Brownstein, Ryan Gosling, or Crazy Eyes wishing you a Happy Valentines Day in person, but —hey girl — these cards are the next best thing... READ MORE »

French Court Rules Child Can't Be Named Nutella — Design News

In bizarre baby news, a French court ruled that parents couldn't name their child Nutella. According to the ruling, it's against the child's interests to be named after a trademarked food product. The judge renamed the baby girl Ella after the parents failed to show up in court. READ MORE »

Back in Black: High-Impact Accents for Your Home

Black is... well, it's the new black. It's the perfect way to add a little contrast and depth to minimal interiors, and it's cropping up everywhere. From staircases to bathrooms to kitchens, black — especially in deep, glossy shades — is back. READ MORE »

We're Hiring: Campaign Coordinator — Job Listing

Apartment Therapy Media ( & is actively looking for a Campaign Coordinator. A passion for interior design, cooking and our websites is a big bonus! ? Check out the full listing for more info and to apply READ MORE »

It's a Catch Up Kind of Day — The January Cure: Assignment #17

Let's kick off the final work week of the Cure with a little well-deserved time to catch up on ANYTHING you need to, from an assignment you just didn't get to yet right on through putting the finishing touches on your project. OR, maybe even a little at-home yoga to celebrate your newly-spruced up living room... READ MORE »

Come for the Coffee, Stay for the Cats! Italian Eatery Designed for People and Cats — Professional Project

Project by: Tommaso Guerra Location: Rome, Italy It's true: cat cafés are becoming a thing! Tommaso Guerra was hired to design the interior of the Romeow Cat Bistrot which is home to six cats and host to cat-loving bistro customers. Guerra steered clear of kitschy, sad cat lady clichés and turned it into a welcoming, comfortable feline/human hangout. READ MORE »

Stylish Storage Secret: Don't Waste the Space Under Your Coffee Table

If you've got a coffee table with a low shelf, you might already have tucked some stylish or useful items under the main surface for storage. But don't neglect this spot for stuff if your coffee table is shelf-less! This little spot of floor space might be small, but it's not insubstantial. Here are some inspiring photos of folks using this space right! READ MORE »

Before & After: Cabinet Gets "Cabin Fever"

A simple shoe cabinet was becoming a dumping ground for recycling— and not much style. Jeremy decided to use temporary wallpaper to transform this little corner into something more rustic mid-century: READ MORE »

Architecture For Humanity Shuts Down After 15 Years — Design News

Non-profit Architecture for Humanity has closed after 15 years. The San Francisco-based organization opened in 1999 to initially help provide shelters for refugees from Kosovo. They held design competitions for transitional shelters, and had over 60 chapters worldwide. READ MORE »

Which Bizarre Quirks Would You Put Up With to Live in the City of Your Dreams?

Renting in New York is not like renting anywhere else. In New York, you'll find yourself competing with 12 other people for the privilege of paying twice as much as you ever have in rent for a one-room studio whose proportions can most charitably be described as 'cozy'. Show More Summary

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