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15 Well Designed Shipping Container Homes for Life Inside the Box

The hottest trend of shipping container homes fulfills many design desires: living simply, lessening clutter, being environmentally conscious, building a home on a budget, and the chance to do something totally modern and different that makes your neighbors’ jaws drop. Show More Summary

Jamie & Byron's Elegant Art Canvas — House Tour Greatest Hits

Pin it Name: Jamie and Byron with Roux, Simone and Coco Location: Cow Hollow — San Francisco, California Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 1 — rented We first saw Jamie and Byron's dining room in the 2011 room for color contest. Show More Summary

How To Block a Number on an iPhone: Get Rid of Unwanted Calls

Pin it I hoard my cell number like a psychotic squirrel with a single nut in winter. When one icky person or telemarketer breaks through, it feels like they are penetrating my innermost sanctum and I'll do anything to keep them out. With the declining use of land lines these days, it's harder and harder to put a buffer between you and unwanted calls. Show More Summary

Renters, Show Us Your Makeovers! — The Big Reveal Room Makeover Contest 2015

Pin it Of course we love an amazing renovation. But changes made to rentals, no matter how temporary, wow us just the same. Which is why our new contest, The Big Reveal, has separate categories for owners and renters, and we want to see decorating projects as well as remodels. So talented tenants, show off your spaces! READ MORE »

Isaac's Mid-Century Silver Lake Perch — House Tour

Pin it Name: Isaac Aptaker Location: Silver Lake; Los Angeles, CA Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Owned Aside from the fact that it's oozing with Mid-century charm, Isaac Aptaker's home in the hills on the east side of Los Angeles has two big things going for it: privacy, and spectacular views of the city. Show More Summary

Holga's Toy Camera Goes Digital — Design News

Pin it The Holga toy camera is a classic— and now it has a 21st century update. The company launched a Kickstarter campaign for Holga Digital—the same nostalgic camera, but now with digital images saved to an SD card. READ MORE »

5 Different Ways to Keep Your Glass Shower Door Clean for Good

Dan & Alan's Modern Abode Pin it There are two types of people in the world: Shower curtain people and glass door people. No matter which you prefer (which do you prefer?), we can all agree that glass shower doors are kind of a pain to keep clean. Here are 5 tips, products and solutions that make it a cinch to keep your shower door spotless around the clock. READ MORE »

Before & After: The Renovation Diary Reveal of Karin & Jeff's Bathroom — Renovation Diary

Before... Pin it Pin it Name: Karin and Jeff Type of Project: Main Bathroom Remodel Type of Home: Single-family home built in 1967 Square Footage: 1,800 Years Lived In: 2.5 Karin and Jeff completed their total bathroom renovation right on schedule, an impressive feat especially considering how fantastic the results are. Let's explore their brand new bathroom! READ MORE »

Video: See why a new art show at the Hammer Museum will remind you of a comfy living room

In 2004, the artist Joseph Holtzman, founder, creative director and publisher of Nest: A Quarterly of Interiors, closed the wildly innovative design publication to focus on his painting. Fans were crushed, writing loving epitaphs to the award-winning magazine, but at the easel, Holtzman pursued...

Which Key Camp Are You In?

Alexis' Eclectic Home & Organic Garden Pin it My partner and I somehow found ourselves discussing keys the other day, and he revealed that he's always kept his work keys separate from his personal keys- and was shocked that I don't. He had some good reasons, to which I could only sputter, "But... but they're all your keys! Your keys are your keys!" READ MORE »

Before and After: The Smartest Stairs in Scandinavia

Pin it We already knew the Finns were a stylish people, but this example really takes smart, small space design to the next level. This little loft went from a scary, exposed ladder to a new staircase with a secret. You have to see this one. READ MORE »

Party Decorations You Can (and Will Want To!) Leave Up All Year

Pin it Sometimes you don't want the party to end. You spent time on the decorations and they look good dammit. Like really good. Like so good you don't want them to come down and get stowed away when you could be enjoying them year-round. We're talking sparkle, movement, and happy times. READ MORE »

The Brassier, the Better!

The beautiful, ancient alloy is a comeback kid. And we think the brass are going to like this! Brass is definitely worth eyeing for your home decor. Just wait until you see what we have in store. Award-winning Los Angeles-based studio Commune most recently snagged the 2015 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Interior Design. […]

This Video of a Guy Annoying His Girlfriend with IKEA Puns is the Besta

Pin it Depending on whether or not you think puns are the highest form of humor, here's a video of the very best, or the very worst, trip to IKEA. Aussie Simon Gilmore filmed himself regaling his girlfriend, Dana, with some pretty terrible puns based on the retailer's iconic product names. I'm not sure if the best part is the puns themselves — or Dana's reactions. READ MORE »

Clash or Complement: 4 Unexpected Signs That Moving In Together is a Good Idea

Claire & Luke's Soulful Logan Square Apartment Pin it Moving in together is always a gamble, but sometimes, the very things you think make you incompatible, are actually signs that you might be a perfect, complementary match. Don't worry so much about this stuff. READ MORE »

Ultra Tiny Home Design: 4 Interiors Under 40 Square Meters

There’s simple, small living. And then there’s this. The four homes featured here are not just small. They’re tiny. Each clocks in at less than 40 square meters (430 square feet) and yet manages to feel cozy and not even cramped. Of course, the reality of tiny house living might be a little different — […]

Are Bathtubs a Thing of the Past? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: In today's modern home is a bathtub still a necessity? I have a small bathroom and it would optimize space and offer a much more open design if the tub/shower combo was eliminated and replaced with a full-on shower stall. Unfortunately, there is no other full bath in the home. Show More Summary

A "Room by Room" Eichler Renovation — Makeover

Before Pin it Project by: Karen Location: Walnut Creek, CA We own a 1959 mid-century modern Eichler home, located in Walnut Creek, CA. For the past two years, my husband John and I have been slowly renovating and restoring our home ourselves, one room and space at a time. READ MORE »

New App Ghostruck Connects You With Professional Movers with Half-Empty Trucks — Design News

Pin it If you need your AC hauled up from the basement, hiring out the heavy lifting via a tasker app is just fine. But if you're moving, you might want a pro. Enter Ghostruck, the first app connecting you professional, insured movers by utilizing their empty or partially filled trucks. READ MORE »

Fact or Fiction: You Can Revive an Overripe Banana With a Hairdryer — The Kitchn

Pin it From The Kitchn ? Can You Really Revive an Overripe Banana with a Hair Dryer? READ MORE »

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