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Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

The scenic naturalness of F.L. Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of The Dune Villa in Utrecht, The Netherlands. According to HILBERINKBOSCH Architects, the site is unique...Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving! Stories of Celebrations of all Shapes and Sizes from Our Readers

It's become a bit of a tradition (one that I look forward to each year!) to round up some reader-reported experiences of Thanksgivings past to share with you. From big group gatherings to solo celebrations, the lesson here is that there is no "one size fits all" when it comes to enjoying a day dedicated to being thoughtful and thankful. Show More Summary

Practicing Everyday Gratitude at Home

Nic and Megan's Playful and Pragmatic Home I've been making a conscious effort lately to practice gratitude in my daily life. Maybe it's due to the holiday season, but I mostly attribute it to something I read in passing on my Facebook feed a few weeks back. It was predictably cheesy and went something like this: READ MORE »

Inspirational Pine Wood Carvings Shaping Unique Sculptures

Lounging on the sofa, indulging in relaxing moments at home is complete when art is present to dilute our thoughts and entice our creativity. Brussels-based sculptor Xavier Puente Vilardell gives us some pretty interesting artistic pieces to admire. Show More Summary

Funny Feast: 12 Thanksgiving Episodes + Movies To Stream

If you're going to score chestnuts, top-n-tail green beans, iron your table linens, polish the silver, or just spend a low-key holiday at home, you're going to need some entertainment. Here are 12 Thanksgiving shows and movies that you can watch right now... READ MORE »

How To Polish Silver With Aluminum Foil & Baking Soda

This recipe might just be the holy grail of all natural silver polish. Like a magic cleaning wand for the laziest of chore keepers, this concoction makes tarnish disappear quickly, right before your very eyes. READ MORE »

What To Do on Thanksgiving Day (Besides Eat & Watch Football)

I've been known to splay out on the sofa on Thanksgiving Day in my unbuttoned jeans, with a glass of wine in one hand and a plate of food in the other. Guilty as charged. But if you've got an acute case of cabin fever, or are itching to do something more productive, there's much to offer beyond football. Here are eight good candidates: READ MORE »

Top Quality Black Friday Sales: Get Your Home Ready For the Holidays!

With Black Friday around the corner, we thought we’d give you a hand with choosing the ultimate decorating pieces for your home. Winter holidays offer great opportunities for interior upgrades. We are talking about those “small” things that make a crib feel cozy and welcoming during the cold season. Show More Summary

Sophisticated Family Apartment with Rich Wood Accents (Includes Floor Plan)

When a family is living in an apartment together, it is essential for each family member to have his or her own space. At times, it may not be possible for every child to have his own room or every parent to have a private office, but each person must have at least some space […]

Swiveling Rings Hiding Function and a Creative Concept: Orbit Sink 

Pivoting around a metal point, Corian rings shape a wonderful modern sink called the Orbit Sink. Imagined by industrial designer Alessandro Isola as a contemporary design alternative that brightens up spaces with its sleek elegance, this exciting sink design draws inspiration from the simplicity of a cylinder. Show More Summary

Ten Things You Need to Know about Apartment Therapy — Intro & Part 1

Image from Terence Conran’s “The House Book” (1977) This past spring we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the founding of Apartment Therapy, so it seems like a good time to put down on paper not only what has happened over the last...Show More Summary

Contemporary Slate House Generously Engaging Its Historic Landscape

Located in Laval, a suburb of Montreal, Slate House by Affleck de la Riva Architects was conceived as an in-situ installation that reveals a pre-existing landscape. Orchestrating a progressive discovery from suburban street to interior courtyard to forest and stream, the house is a sheltered oasis in a unique pastoral setting. Show More Summary

Wild Style: Antlers as Storage for Clothes, Bags & Jewelry

Certain areas of the home feel like a magnet for little trinkets. The secret, then, to keeping a tidy space is to keep those collections—jewels, scarves, coats and hats—confined to a dedicated space. One with plenty of hooks and places to hang things. And luckily, Mother Nature's got this one all figured out for us. READ MORE »

Ninka's Lovely Scandi-Dutch Mashup Nursery — My Room

Name: Ninka (4 months) Location: Wroclaw, Poland When we learned we were having a baby girl, I immediately started collecting ideas for her room. Scandinavian style with its black and white, geometric patterns and touches of nature was my primary inspiration. I also adore the Dutch aesthetic full of brightness and pops of color. READ MORE »

Mapping an Unfortunate Side Effect of San Francisco's Homeless Population — Design News

With nearly 7,000 homeless people at the city's last count, many are forced to poop in the street. (Human) Wasteland is a site that maps San Francisco's 311 calls about human excrement sightings. The data can be viewed by month, neighborhood, or heatmap-style. READ MORE »

13 Creative Christmas Ideas + Recipes

If you celebrate Christmas, you will love this board that I put together to inspire you on Pinterest – though I must confess that lots of the ideas are versatile enough that you can tweak them to fit your style, your religion, your life. There are lots of pretty decorating ideas to be found and some […]

How To Make All-Natural Ant Killer — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Got ants? We've got an easy-peasy pest control recipe for you that doesn't involve a trip to the hardware store — and it's non-toxic! READ MORE »

Liberty Wall Paint Collection

You know all about my ongoing obsession with Liberty fabrics but did you know that their is also an entire Liberty paint collection? Oh yes. Meet Liberty paint from Colour & Paint in the UK. I really love the colors in this collection and needless to say, the paint palette expertly matches their print colorways for the […]

Alison's Room Reveal: A Room of Dad's Own — Liveblogging the Style Cure

After a whole day of painting, multiple trips to the hardware store, one visit to IKEA, and an entire month without being allowed to eat a chocolate bar, the day has arrived at last — Dad's room, revealed! READ MORE »

Home Remedy Recipes: How To Use Rosemary Essential Oil — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Whether you're battling dry skin, tending to a sore throat, or just trying to keep germs at bay, rosemary oil is an excellent remedy for what ails you this winter. Check out just a few of our favorite uses and consider adding it to your health and wellness arsenal! READ MORE »

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