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Five Favorite Winners of the CES Asia Innovation Awards

Inventors and design visionaries alike were out in full force at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Shanghai. Booths displayed a variety of groundbreaking gadgets and tech, including robots, audio equipment, drones, and virtual reality experiences. Among the highlights were the products that took home the show’s prestigious innovation awards. Here are a few of our […]

Make The Right Choice: Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Don’t settle for any sofa or sectional when searching for the perfect fit. Comfort unites with contemporary style with mid century modern sofas and mid century modern sectionals. If you are looking for a sofa that looks good with nearly all living room decor, there are plenty of mid century …

Alternative Living: Eco Furnishings

Buying furniture can sometimes be a quick pick but, knowing what materials are used to create those products is a growing essential to not only furniture but, for the vast majority of all products bought in totality. Some materials are ecologically good for the environment than others. Bamboo is one …

#52: Six Phone Calls That Saved Us $1,500

We don’t always see eye-to-eye when it comes to purchases for our home, so this week we’re sharing some strategies we’ve developed for helping the other person see things our way – whether they’re the one who is itching to buy something, or the one trying to rein it in. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Ditch the Brita and Purify Your Own Water

iStock/savushkin Here is a homemade recipe you didn’t know you needed: purified water. You likely have water on hand, but maybe you don’t exactly trust your source. You can use any of the three following water-purifying methods to clean...Show More Summary

A Modern & Traditional Mix in Michigan — House Tour

Name: Salma and her husband Naghi Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan Size: 2,250 square feet Years lived in: 4 years Blending the new with the old and taking advantage of every vertical space in her house for displaying artwork, Salma, an interior designer, has created a colorful attention-grabbing home. READ MORE »

A Beaut of a Beachside Australian Bungalow — House Call

Name: Nicole and her family Location: Austinmer, Australia The basics: 1 year, rented Nicole describes Austinmer as, "a hidden coastal village tucked between the mountains and the seas only an hour south of Sydney." If that doesn't get you packing your bags, Nicole's breezy bungalow will have you hoping on a plane. READ MORE »

Stylish Bamboo For Home Decor

Bamboo is a versatile plant that is strong, hollow and attractive. It can be used to create many different aesthetically pleasing decorations for your home. Majority of bamboo grows in areas like china but many homes in the US also have backyards where bamboo grows. The natural color and markings …

The World's Most Unconventional (and Beautiful) Doors

(Image credit: José Hevia for Arquitectura-G) What's a door? If you ever gave any thought at all to this question, you would probably say something like: a door is a tall, thin, rectangular piece of wood, or metal, that has hinges and a knob. Show More Summary

Pioneer Woman's Mercantile is a Modern Farmhouse Shopping Mecca

Taking the whole "modern farmhouse" thing to a whole other level, Ree Drummond wants to deck out your home in vintage-inspired wares with a new catalog of affordable finds that authentically translate the whole Pioneer Woman vibe, nary a covered wagon in sight. READ MORE »

Make It Beautiful: Our Formula For Styling The Nightstand Of Your Dreams — Surface Style

Those who are constantly tinkering with their home decor will know that the poor, poor bedroom is often left for last. Hidden behind doors, it's easy to put off giving this space the attention it needs, but I promise, it doesn't take much to get it in tip-top, show-off-to-guests shape. Show More Summary

A Minimal, Handmade Melbourne Rental House — House Tour

Name: Aliça and Antony + Teti (dog) + Claudia and Sybil (cats) Location: Thornbury — Melbourne, Australia Size: 2800 square feet Years lived in: 3 months! Rented Aliça and Antony have only quite recently moved into their cute rental home in the northern suburb of Thornbury in Melbourne. Show More Summary

Home Offices So Beautiful, Work Will Never Feel Like a Chore

It's not just how you work, but also where you work that's important. Here at Apartment Therapy, we understand the influence that your physical environment can have on your state of mind, and that's particularly true for the place where you work—whether that work is writing, or catching up on business, or just composing a few emails. Show More Summary

Before & After: Meh Marble & Woeful Wallpaper Get the Boot in This Library Transformation

Normally, wallpaper and marble are two elements we can't get enough of. But in the case of the library in the home Debra planned to flip, it was all a little too much. With a gray paint and a pretty ingenious update to the flooring, this room did a total 180. READ MORE »

Only Color Experts Can Tackle This Massive 5,000-Piece Puzzle

(Image credit: The Colossal Shop) In the event that you have a whole lot of time on your hands, consider stimulating your neurons with this massive 5,000-piece CYMK puzzle. Created by German designer and illustrator Clemens Habitcht, this complex puzzle is the larger, decidedly more challenging relative of the 1,000-piece game he released in 2014. READ MORE »

Amazon Prime Just Got Even Better - Check Out These Coffee Tables All Under $185

I'm on the market for a coffee table, and every time I find one that I think is "the one", I look at the price tag and almost have a heart attack. If like me, you're also on a budget, you've probably had the same thought. Then, a friend...Show More Summary

Kylie Jenner Found a Way Better Use For a Pool Float, Because Swimming Is So Last Year

it's an LA ting A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Jun 16, 2017 at 12:01pm PDT Between mermaid tail floats, flamingo floats, and even gumball machine floats, we can confidently say that there's no shortage of Instagram-approved pool toys this Summer, but Kylie Jenner just proved that we don't even need a pool to embrace these amazing floats. Show More Summary

#DinosaurGardens Might Be the Most Creative Backyard Trend We've Ever Seen

This year we've seen mermaid gardens, dolphin succulents, and even crystal succulent planters – but the dinosaur garden trend is undoubtedly the most ferocious by far. Creative gardeners are placing the tiny figurines in action poses throughout their flower pots, planters, terrariums, and backyard gardens. Show More Summary

Cirrus Shower: A Sustainable Spa-Like Experience

What is the Cirrus Showerhead? The Cirrus Shower is a revolutionary shower system that produces a blanket of pressurized mist and engulfs your body in its luxuriously warm, atomized waters. Thanks to its innovative “CloudMaker” technology, Cirrus is able to use 75% less water than most ordinary shower systems, making it a practical and environmentally […]

A Colorful, "Scandinavian Modern" Home in Michigan — House Tour

Name: Soogee, husband Tae and their three kids Location: Okemos, Michigan Size: 2376 square feet (including the basement) Years lived in: 3 years Soogee wears a lot of hats. The mom of three kids, she also helps her husband run a couple of family businesses. Show More Summary

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