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Before & After: A 70s Chair Returns to Its Vintage Glory

This vintage chair was in rough shape, but when the Craigslist seller ended up living across the street, Vanessa knew it was meant to be. With some patience (and a lovely surprise!), the chair has a new life: READ MORE »

Beautifully Organized: Collections

What's the difference between collecting and clutter? I ask myself that question often as I'm guilty of buying multiples of (too) many things. You can avoid clutter status by putting your beautiful collections on display. Here are 16 examples of great collections—including my own tea cup collection! READ MORE »

How to Hang a Large, Heavy Rug on The Wall — Apartment Therapy Reader Project Tutorials

Malcolm and his parents have been all over the world, collecting souvenirs like this Brazilian rug. When he moved away from home, Malcolm took it with him and initially hung it behind his bed as a pseudo headboard, then decided to find a more permanent home on the wall as art. Show More Summary

5 Surprising Ways to Make Your Home More Peaceful & Inspiring

A Tour of AphroChic's Stylish Show Home at Helms Bakery These aren't habits you should trudge through and eventually resent having to do around the house. These are things you should do because they are the ultimate way to show kindness to yourself, your home and those you share with. Show More Summary

Artless and Amazing: 9 Beautifully Blank Walls That Still Work

Natalie & Seth's Organic Modern Home When you picture a blank wall, perhaps it seems like it'd look naked or unfinished; these nine spaces might just change your mind. They're all about taking the focus away from one artistic focal point and creating a more layered look using other elements. Show More Summary

These Are the 10 Richest Cities in America — Design News

Looking to move to the City by the Bay? According to a new list of the richest cities in the US, you'll need to make $124,561 annually to live comfortably in the top spot, San Francisco. Other cities that topped the list include San Jose, Washington, DC, and Seattle. READ MORE »

What Color Would You Paint This Home's Exterior Doors? — Good Questions

Q: I'm struggling with what color to go with for the front and back exterior doors on my new house. The house is mainly red brick, with dark brown trim. At some point I'm hoping to switch the trim to dark grey, black or white, and if possible I'd prefer to choose a door color that will coordinate with both the current trim and whatever color I go with in the future. READ MORE »

Before & After: Blank Slate to Modern, Gender-Neutral Nursery

Project by: Allison Harlow of Curio Design Studio Project type: e-design Location: Miami, Florida This space provided lots of challenges! It was long and narrow, did not have a natural focal point and the budget needed to remain around $1000. Show More Summary

New! Weekend Projects: Join Now for Healthy, Clean & Happy Home Projects All Year

If you love our annual January Cure and you love making your home a better, cleaner and more beautiful place, you'll love what we have in store for you in 2015: Apartment Therapy's Weekend Projects. It's one project idea a week and they start next weekend. Show More Summary

Wandering Through Winter by Phoebe Wahl — On The Wall

Wandering Through Winter by Phoebe Wahl Previous On the Wall print READ MORE »

There's a Game About Building IKEA Furniture (& It's Hard) — Design News

Höme Improvisåtion is a video game that challenges you to build different pieces of IKEA furniture. You start off with something simple, like a coffee table, and progress to harder and harder pieces as your room fills with your successful pieces. READ MORE »

Poet's Bits & Bobs Nursery — My Room

Name: Poet Vivienne Rose Location: Dunedin, New Zealand I had decided not to buy too much new stuff for my daughter's room and instead I was determined to use the bits and bobs I had collected from vintage stores and Trade Me (a New Zealand Craigslist). Show More Summary

Stylish Storage: 10 Bathroom Organizers You Won't Want to Hide Away

Bathroom organizers tend to be a bit of an eyesore; plastic bins with suction cups, toilet etageres, and the like are standards that can be tough to pull off with any panache. Luckily we've rounded up some creative, classy examples of bathrooms that manage to be both organized and stylish. READ MORE »

Brigitte's Real Deal Apartment in Brooklyn — House Call

Name: Brigitte Location: Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY I'm a creative director/graphic designer and would love to share a few images of my space in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. A ~500 sq ft one-bedroom rental in a 1908 townhouse, the apartment gets tons of light through 3 exposures. Show More Summary

Would You Keep These Dressers or Donate Them?

Although I am not participating in the January Cure this year, I have taken on the large responsibility of cleaning out my childhood home and getting it ready for market. It's been a year-long undertaking and the end is in sight: weShow More Summary

Futuristic Apartment Design Integrating a Time-Capsule Elevator in Taipei

This futuristic apartment design in Taipei, Taiwan comes with many interesting elements, including a life-sized iron man and a time-capsule elevator. Developed by White Interior Design, the project known as La Fatte Residence unveils an unconventional approach: “I used the industrial elements as its base while combining a hint of retro. Show More Summary

Extreme Closet Minimalism: The 3-Pairs-of-Jeans Wardrobe

I'm anything but a minimalist when it comes to my wardrobe, so I'm always fascinated by those magical people who can look great with so little. Such was the case when I came across a denim expert who only owns three pairs of jeans. Want to know what they are (it's not what you think)? READ MORE »

Peek Inside Virgin's New Chicago Hotel — Design News

The first Virgin Hotel opened Stateside this month, in a gorgeous Art Deco building in downtown Chicago. Most of the original charm is preserved, and meshes nicely with the sleek yet posh upgrades that grace the common areas and its 250 rooms, including mini Smeg fridges in Virgin red. See more photos below: READ MORE »

Beautifully Organized: Shoe & Bag Storage

Shoes and bags can easily end up an afterthought when it comes to organizing your closet, but beautifully displayed accessories can take things to the next level. Seriously, look at all those shoes! Take some tips from these inspirational images and corral your accessories with style. READ MORE »

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