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Sunset Magazine Unveils a New Los Angeles Idea House — Los Angeles Times

Do you remember when Sunset Magazine introduced their new idea town in Seabrook, Washington? They're at it again. This time (on a bit of a smaller scale), Sunset is unveiling a brand new idea home in Los Angeles, California. READ MO...

Hair Care Crisis: "Shampooing" Circa 1883 — The New York Times Archives

We love chatting about how we live now, but even more fascinating sometimes are the day-to-day lives of regular people in the past: their relationships, their jobs, their hair care? Just as we have alarmist health scares now, a pre-Civil...Show More Summary

Sorbet vs Sherbet: What's the Difference? — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? What's the Difference Between Sorbet and Sherbet? READ MORE »

Audaciously Comfortable: Flying Wave Armchair by å Studio

The Flying Wave Armchair from å studio was especially designed to reflect the undulation of the ocean and give rhythm to a variety of modern spaces. Assembled or dissociated, this nonchalant and elegant piece of furniture allows the user to come up with different configurations, according to his or her needs. Show More Summary

Unique Home Parading an Inverted Floor Plan for Informal Socialization

Hiding its modernity in plain sight, this exquisite residence in Singapore unveils a spacious, minimalist and inviting interior design. Imagined by ONG and ONG design studio, the home at 31 Blair Road Residence was designed in such  a way that the floor plan eliminates the boundary between indoors and outdoors with each chance it gets. Show More Summary

What Style Home Project Is For You? — Real Estate Beat

As we look to get to know our readers better and help them with everything from finding a home to moving out, and everything in between, we thought it would be interesting to look for a few competitively priced homes (but definitelyShow More Summary

DwellStudio & Robert Allen Partner for Fabric Collection — Design News

DwellStudio has created a new fabric collection for Robert Allen called Modern Archive. Inspired by the 50s, 60s, & 70s, the Modern Archive gives classic motifs a twist by playing with proportion and adding an on-trend color palette. The full line of over 40 fabrics is available this fall. READ MORE »

World’s First Smart Ceiling Fan Controllable by a Smartphone App [Video]

Check out the world’s first smart ceiling fan designed with an on?board computer and array of sensors. SenseME™ technology, available exclusively on the Haiku ceiling fan, revolutionizes a home fixture that hadn’t changed for decades. Show More Summary

Budget Bubbly: 7 Great Bottles — The Kitchn

From The Kitchn ? The 7 Best Values in Domestic Sparkling Wine READ MORE »

Oscar's Bright, Bold Abode — Kids Room Tour

Name: Oscar (5) Location: Den Bosch, the Netherlands Room Size: 3.5 x 3.5 meters I'm not sure if it was the bright yellow bed, the wall of beautiful books, or the fabulous wallpaper, but it was love at first sight when I laid eyes on Oscar's room. Show More Summary

Patagonia Releases New Eco-Friendly Wetsuits — Design News

Patagonia released a new wetsuit recently. It performs just as well as their other high performance gear, but with one difference: It's not made from petroleum-based neoprene but from a natural rubber derived from a desert shrub. The material, Yulex, could soon be used in other products like and sneakers. READ MORE »

How To Use IKEA Trones Storage Boxes in Every Room of the House

One of our favorite things about IKEA products is their versatility. Sure, the wall-mounted Trones storage box may be designed to hold shoes... but that doesn't mean you can't put it to work in other ways, as well. Here are some ideas for using the Trones to add a little extra storage in any room of the house. READ MORE »

Summer Bucket List: What's Left?

Sigh. August. You rear your ugly head and I'm racked with guilt, mixed with a twinge of eager anticipation that school is right around the corner. If you're like me, every year the moment hits and you think to yourself, "Oh no! But there's...Show More Summary

5 Decorators Tricks to Define Space Without Building Walls

Most of us love the concept of an "open floor plan," but it can be challenging when areas intended for specific purposes merge into one another. While open space feels nice, sometimes it's equally necessary (and psychologically profitable) to have delineated areas for eating, living, sleeping, and privacy. Here are some ways to divide space without building walls. READ MORE »

Gracie Mansion Gets a West Elm Makeover — Design News

Grand chandeliers and Victorian armoires aren't New York mayor Bill de Blasio's style. The populist politician's residence at Gracie Mansion recently got a modern update, courtesy of West Elm. Overseen by wife Chirlane McCray, mid century styling and a fresh vibe replaced the pomp. READ MORE »

How To Create A Georgian Colonial Home Interior

Colonial decorating began as a rustic, hand-built and sturdy design which evolved over 300 years into an extremely ornate and lavish decor. This interior style began with rustic tastes because it originates back to the first American settlers in the 17th Century—settlers who were carpenters and made their own furniture. Show More Summary

Allison & Ben's Scenic & Textured Brooklyn Home — House Tour

Name: Allison + Ben Yarrow Location: Crown Heights; Brooklyn, New York Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: Almost four. We’re sad to leave, but looking to rent to someone special in September. Allison and Ben call a beautifully restored building from the 1890s home. Show More Summary

Are You Using Issuu Clip?

You guys. I’ve been a pinning maniac today. I’m finding so much inspiration at the moment using the new CLIP feature on Issuu. Finally I can enjoy and save stuff from digital magazines over to Pinterest. So cool. Have you tried it yet? I hope you follow me on Pinterest so you can see more […]

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