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Surprising L-Plan House Maximizing Garden Views in Bangalore, India

Looking to provide a high level of privacy as well as to maximize views of the garden, the architects at Khosla Associates design the L-Plan House in Bangalore, India. The residence was envisioned for a young couple and accommodatesShow More Summary

Wearable Device Tracks Air Pollution So You Can Find the Perfect Spot for Breathing

This tiny digital device offers a breath of fresh air, literally. Instead of tracking how many steps you took this morning, it tracks air pollution and air quality in your immediate vicinity. Clip it onto your collar or a pocket on your...Show More Summary

Glamping Tents and Other Camping Essentials for a Luxurious Weekend Outside

The first time I was introduced to the visual aesthetic of camping with style, also known as glamping, was when I saw the “Gilmore Girls” episode where Rory Gilmore traipsed into the woods with Logan Huntzberger for her first Life and Death Brigade getaway. Show More Summary

Pod People: Tiny, Building-Attached Shelters for the Homeless

Homeless people who “sleep rough” – that is, who sleep unprotected outdoors – are often the victims of  verbal abuse and outright violence. In cities with overcrowded shelters or few resources for the homeless, sleeping outdoors is sometimes the only option. London architect James Furzer wants to keep the city’s homeless population safer with a […]

Do You Have a "City Persona" and a "Country Persona?"

Paul & Katie's Vintage Modern Bellevue Loft Pin it We recently started talking about meeting your neighbors and it got me thinking about the variety of ways that people in different parts of the country (or the world for that matter) interact with each other in small ways, day-to-day. Show More Summary

Body Part Sculpture Features Finger Rugs & Hair Chairs — Design News

Pin it This may look like a normal (if not a little sparse) bedroom. But look a little closer, and you'll see that everything is made up of body parts. READ MORE »

What To Do With All Those Old Stuffed Animals

Pin it A warning to the nostalgic among us. If your stuffed animal Snoopy is still on your bed at the age of 30, you might not want to look at these. Some of these get gruesome. And whatever you do, DON’T think about Toy Story 1 or 2, and definitely not 3. Show More Summary

8 Dramatic Over-the-Bed Art Ideas (When You Can't Afford Something Big)

Beci & Raph's Most Excellent Make & Do Adventure Pin it That area behind our beds can be a make-it-or-break-it spot in the bedroom. Since our beds tend to be the focal points of this space, the eyes naturally flow to the wall space above your bed. Show More Summary

A Plethora of Plants in Every Room

Pin it I'm not sure they ever really went out of style, but houseplants are experiencing a huge surge in popularity right now. You see them everywhere, and sometimes you see a whole lot of them, in delightful clusters that threaten to turn some blogger's living room into a jungle paradise. Show More Summary

8 Leaves To Love + Tropical Leaf Decor Ideas

I’m loving the current tropical leaf trend, aren’t you? From clothing patterns (I have a pair of tropical print… The post 8 Leaves To Love + Tropical Leaf Decor Ideas appeared first on decor8.

The Glitter Guide Collaborates with Lulu & Georgia on New Rug — Design News

Pin it Glitter Guide fans, there's a new way you can get your style fix. Founder Taylor Sterling collaborated on a new rug with Lulu & Georgia, a colorful patterned flat weave you can snag starting today. READ MORE »

7 Reasons Why Chaises in the Living Room Are Better Than Warm Puppies

Pin it Chaises (or chaise longues) are so very, very comfortable, and are a nice twist on the traditional recipe for living room furniture: sofa, coffee table, chairs, yada yada yada. Their shape is functional and stylish, and these days you can find one to work with any kind of decor. READ MORE »

18 Disney Parades and Fireworks Shows You Won't Want To Miss (PHOTOS)

Post by Lee Allport. A Walt Disney World vacation is full of fun and surprises. The rides, the characters, the ice cream in the shape of Mickey ears — there's so much to look forward to when planning your magical trip. Two things not...Show More Summary

10 Mesmerizing GIFs of Small-Space Living

Pin it When you live life in only a few hundred square feet, a home must become a very fluid thing. Tiny apartments actually exist in four dimensions, and without capturing "time," it's impossible to truly reveal what it's like to live small. Show More Summary

Transportable Modular Units Offering High Quality Living: Remote House in Chile

Modular housing units are gaining more and more popularity, especially when they are built like this! Felipe Assadi envisioned Remote House, a prototype project for transportable and high quality living. This lovely home is located in...Show More Summary

Rent the 'Bachelorette' Finale Home and Have Your Very Own Rose Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Post by Liz Alterman. If you're a Bachelorette fan who's been crushing on the real estate rather than any of the suitors, you're in luck! The 6,000-square-foot Malibu estate where Kaitlyn Bristowe will introduce her family to her potential...Show More Summary

Fixer-Upper or Move-In Ready? The Pros and Cons

House Gelukstraat by Dierendonckblancke Architects Pin it There are a lot of considerations to ponder when buying a home: location, budget, and your basic needs, and also how much work you're willing to take on. Some people love a project and wouldn't consider a new build for love or money, and others want a hassle-free home from the get-go... READ MORE »

Tell Us: Did Sharing a Home Growing Up Create Shared Design Tastes with Your Siblings?

Laura & Ray's Art-Filled Austin Home Pin it We think that our childhood homes — often designed by our parents — have a big effect on how your home looks, whether you grew up to adopt certain styles or cleaning habits from your parents or whether your home is the total opposite of what you grew up with. Show More Summary

Smart Ways to Reinvent a Single White Flat Sheet

Pin it A single white flat sheet might not seem like much, but it's also the perfect blank slate for DIY and craft projects. Choose your technique and pattern, and create something special from something so basic. READ MORE »

Libby & Tim’s Natural & Glamorous Parisian Flat — House Tour

Pin it Name: : Libby Gravatt and Tim Caws Location: 4th arrondissement (Le Marais); Paris, France Size: 60 square m (645 square feet) plus 14 square m terrace (150 square feet) Years lived in: 6 months This mid-sized apartment merges Old World French and modern aesthetics perfectly. Show More Summary

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