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An Honest Cup of Coffee

I’m in the office today, for the first time in a long time, and it feels right. It’s good… The post An Honest Cup of Coffee appeared first on decor8.

Three-Generational Home in Switzerland Ensures Harmonious Living

Daniele Claudio Taddei Architect completed the design of Autumn House, a contemporary residence in Switzerland that perfectly suits the living needs of a multi-generational family. “Three generations, two cats and one dog living under...Show More Summary

Luxury Styles: 6 Dark and Daring Interiors

Adventurous decorators can find endless inspiration in dark color schemes, a choice that comes with more creative constrictions than lighter or more conventional palettes. Making a dark home design feel comfortable and accessible requires...Show More Summary

Be Present In Your Creativity

Hello friends, how are you today? I’m sitting alone by the window, sunlight on my face, reflecting on my recent journey… The post Be Present In Your Creativity appeared first on decor8.

Never (Ever!) Say This Word To Guests In Your Home

(Image credit: Kim Lucian) We all work so hard to make our homes beautiful, relaxing spaces where we can host our friends and family. So what if I told you that by merely uttering one little word, you could derail all the positive, beautiful attributes of your home in the eyes of your guests? Please, lovelies, never say this! READ MORE »

A Natural & Inviting Portland Apartment — House Tour

(Image credit: Celeste Noche) Name: Joanna Buchmeyer Location: Irvington; Portland, OR Size: 800 square feet While living in Chicago, Joanna had already accumulated a collection of treasured pieces with an cozy, earthy style, so making a new home in Portland was a natural fit. Show More Summary

Dramatic Decor in a Traditional Brooklyn Brownstone — Video House Tour

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell) Name: Jae and Devin Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant — Brooklyn, New York Size: 3,900 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Jae and Devin's Brooklyn brownstone is pretty much perfect: tall ceilings, ten-foot doors, all those glorious moldings, and floors to die for. Show More Summary

Battle of the Sofa Arrangements: Can You Guess Which Saves Space?

(Image credit: Lonny) Design pop quiz! Which takes up less space in a living room: A. Two sofas facing each other OR B. A sofa and love seat arranged in the traditional L-shaped arrangement? And the answer is... READ MORE »

Get the Look: Clean & Cool Loft Style (With a Texas Twist) — Shop the Style

(Image credit: Adam Stewart) In this 650 square foot loft studio, located in a small town just above Dallas, the theme is airy, minimal and cool. What sets this space apart from other minimally decorated homes is how warm and inviting...Show More Summary

Laid-Back, Vintage California Style in Echo Park — House Tour

(Image credit: Celeste Noche) Name: Margaux Rust, Drew Daniels, Juniper and Gypsy Location: Echo Park; Los Angeles, California Size: 1000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 1 year We first got a peek at Margaux and Drew's home during their House Call last fall, but since then they've already rearranged and refreshed their space (as they often do). Show More Summary

Putting Together a Summer Wardrobe Capsule: 35 Sandals, Wedges, Sneakers and Booties to Buy Now

(Image credit: Lindsay Ribe) If I had to pick the one item in my closet that had the highest return on investment, it would absolutely, positively, be shoes. Apart from taking the hardest beating day in and day out, they can really amp up the wattage of any outfit. I repeat, any outfit. READ MORE »

Pretty IKEA Hacks Your Dorm Room Needs

(Image credit: Bliss at Home) Decorating an entire dorm room from scratch can sound overwhelming, until you think about it this way: You now have one big (well, not so big) blank slate to make your own. All of these IKEA project ideas will add serious style to your place, but at IKEA prices, you'll still have enough cash left over for those 50-cent hot dogs. READ MORE »

An Industrial Home With Warm Hues

Designed by Dmitry Sheleg and ZROBYM Architects, this 280 square meter interior in Minsk attempts to shatter the stereotypes associated with industrial-influenced interiors while still embracing the features that make the style so popular with modern design fans. It maintains the mainstays of industrial decor such as the extensive use of unfinished concrete and exposed […]

Contemporary Chic Meets Vintage Modern — House Tour

(Image credit: MGB PHOTO) Name: Astral Riles Location: Harvey, Illinois Size: 990 square feet Years lived in: Owned 8+ years Astral is a interior designer, DIY home blogger and fiber artist, and her cozy house in Harvey, Illinois showcases all her loves—as well as design talents! READ MORE »

High/Mid/Low: Best Outdoor Throw Pillows — Annual Guide 2016

(Image credit: Target) Adding throw pillows to your backyard or patio is a simple way to inject the space with color and pattern. Pillows make an outdoor area feel like a comfortable extension of your home—but without an actual roof overhead, they also need to work a little harder than their indoor counterparts. Show More Summary

More is More: How to Display Your Most Treasured Collections

Sara & Jason's Terrific Toy-Tastic Home (Image credit: Sara Harvey) For those collecting maximalists among us—who can't have just one globe, camera, or milk glass goblet, but seem to amass them by the dozen—here are some creative ways to organize and live with the things you love. Show More Summary

Best in Show: Highlights from the Top International Design Week Events

The top design shows for 2016 have come and gone, leaving those in the home design business with plenty of inspiration. What will you be seeing at retail stores near you soon? Here are some of the best in show products featured at the top international design events this year. Show More Summary

Before & After: Doing Away With a Dark Nursery

(Image credit: Sarah of Everyday With Sarah ) By switching up three simple elements in this dark nursery, Sarah completely transformed this space. Nothing new-fangled or extra fancy, just some really smart design choices. READ MORE ...

SPONSORED POST: Your Favorite Colors, Room by Room — Powered By Sherwin-Williams®

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Back in April, with the launch of Color Search 3.0, we introduced the new Search by Room tool which lets you pick a palette and specify a room to find color inspiration from our House Tours. After aShow More Summary

This Floating Home is Totally Off the Grid — Design News

(Image credit: via MindBodyGreen) One Canadian couple has spent the last 25 years building their home as a floating sustainable island in British Columbia. See how it's grown and changed over the years. READ MORE »

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