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Poet's Bits & Bobs Nursery — My Room

Name: Poet Vivienne Rose Location: Dunedin, New Zealand I had decided not to buy too much new stuff for my daughter's room and instead I was determined to use the bits and bobs I had collected from vintage stores and Trade Me (a New Zealand Craigslist). Show More Summary

Stylish Storage: 10 Bathroom Organizers You Won't Want to Hide Away

Bathroom organizers tend to be a bit of an eyesore; plastic bins with suction cups, toilet etageres, and the like are standards that can be tough to pull off with any panache. Luckily we've rounded up some creative, classy examples of bathrooms that manage to be both organized and stylish. READ MORE »

8 Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Exterior home upgrades that will pay off - Real Simple Inside Virgin's swanky new hotel in downtown Chicago - Curbed Common painting mistakes everyone makes - HuffPost Home 10 marble-topped tables that are both rustic and refined - Remodelista Learn...Show More Summary

Brigitte's Real Deal Apartment in Brooklyn — House Call

Name: Brigitte Location: Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY I'm a creative director/graphic designer and would love to share a few images of my space in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. A ~500 sq ft one-bedroom rental in a 1908 townhouse, the apartment gets tons of light through 3 exposures. Show More Summary

The $12 Million Malibu Mansion Where the Friends Cast Likely Chilled

One look at this ocean view and it's clear that our cultural obsession with Friends paid off big time for Matthew Perry. Just sold for about $12 million, Perry's ultrasleek glass home looks more like a magazine spread than reality. Sitting...Show More Summary

Would You Keep These Dressers or Donate Them?

Although I am not participating in the January Cure this year, I have taken on the large responsibility of cleaning out my childhood home and getting it ready for market. It's been a year-long undertaking and the end is in sight: weShow More Summary

Futuristic Apartment Design Integrating a Time-Capsule Elevator in Taipei

This futuristic apartment design in Taipei, Taiwan comes with many interesting elements, including a life-sized iron man and a time-capsule elevator. Developed by White Interior Design, the project known as La Fatte Residence unveils an unconventional approach: “I used the industrial elements as its base while combining a hint of retro. Show More Summary

Extreme Closet Minimalism: The 3-Pairs-of-Jeans Wardrobe

I'm anything but a minimalist when it comes to my wardrobe, so I'm always fascinated by those magical people who can look great with so little. Such was the case when I came across a denim expert who only owns three pairs of jeans. Want to know what they are (it's not what you think)? READ MORE »

Peek Inside Virgin's New Chicago Hotel — Design News

The first Virgin Hotel opened Stateside this month, in a gorgeous Art Deco building in downtown Chicago. Most of the original charm is preserved, and meshes nicely with the sleek yet posh upgrades that grace the common areas and its 250 rooms, including mini Smeg fridges in Virgin red. See more photos below: READ MORE »

Beautifully Organized: Shoe & Bag Storage

Shoes and bags can easily end up an afterthought when it comes to organizing your closet, but beautifully displayed accessories can take things to the next level. Seriously, look at all those shoes! Take some tips from these inspirational images and corral your accessories with style. READ MORE »

Today's Way to Pay it Forward: Compliment Someone Else's Home

What's the best gift you can give to a generous host? A compliment. (Although wine has to be a close second!) We all know how good it feels when a guest praises our taste. Make it a habit to spread the love the next time you're invited to a friend's home, and let's see if we can start a movement. READ MORE »

The "Finally Off the To-Do List" Bedroom Closet Makeover — Makeovers: Renovation Project

Project by: Erica of Dwell Beautiful Location: Seattle With the new year beginning and the days getting longer, I got inspired to tackle one of the bigger projects that's been on my to-do list for over a year: our master closet. READ MORE »

Danielle & Patrick's Warm Modern Home — House Tour

Name: Danielle Rowe, Patrick Flannery and son Pete. Location: Berkeley?, California Size: 1,380 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years; Rented The home that Danielle and Pete share with their son hits all of the right notes: it is modern but maintains a sense of warmth, lived in but not messy, collected but not cluttered. Open House Tour READ MORE »

Congratulations on Your Cure: We Made It! — The January Cure: Assignment #21

Before we all get caught up in our busy lives again, please take some time today to look around and appreciate the effort you put into your home in the past month. There will always be more to do, but it's important to appreciate where you are at and see how far you've come before moving on. Show More Summary

Hey Reader... — Ryan Gosling + Apartment Therapy

A psychology study at the University of Saskatchewan showed that after men viewed samples of the Feminist Ryan Gosling meme they were more likely to describe themselves as feminist and relate to feminist beliefs. So we wondered if the filter of the Gos could change readers' perceptions of us here at AT. Take it away, Ryan... READ MORE »

Homes that Use a Concrete Finish to Achieve Beautiful Results

Wood, plaster, tile, wallpaper, brick. There are so many different ways to cover the walls of a home – some of which are actually the complete absence of covering. While ancient castles hung elaborate tapestries to cover the cold, barren stone of their walls, today many modern designers celebrate the aesthetic of bare concrete. What […]

Noise Keeping You Awake All Night? Read This

Lisa & Adam's French Country in Cobble Hill If you're nodding off at your desk right now after another sleepless night in your noisy home then I have good news for you: it will get better. READ MORE »

Before & After: Kids Rocker Rocks the Color Blocking

This children's rocker had definitely seen better days... like during the bygone decades when marbled vinyl was a thing. Charlotte plans to reupholster a lot this year, and thought she'd literally start small and tackle this kids chair. See how she did: READ MORE »

How To Green Clean the Grout In Your Bathroom — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Grout is no fun. The word even sounds unhappy. And the bright white stuff shows Every. Little. Blemish. It's porous, hard to get to, easily stains—the list goes on. But fret not, here we have it: some helpful tips to make your least favorite chore a little more bearable. READ MORE »

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