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Holiday Villa Within Medieval City Walls: House Sperone in Croatia

Recently designed and implemented by Studio Metrocubo, House Sperone is a private residence located in Novigrad, Croatia, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Integrated within the medieval city walls, this place previously functioned as a wine cellar and a discotheque. Show More Summary

4 Super Easy DIY Ideas for How to Distress Wood

Learn simple techniques for how to distress wood. Like the look of distressed or weathered wood? Want to learn how to distress wood for your own DIY projects? Read on to learn some useful techniques and tricks to make it appear like it’s naturally weathered and rustically textured. Show More Summary

London Events Company Hosts Breaking Bad & Twin Peaks Pop-Ups — Design News

Pin it When a gin and tonic and a worn leather bar stool just won't cut it, a London events group is hosting TV-themed pop-ups. The Breaking Bad event, called ABQ, takes place in a converted RV in East London, where guests sit on blue drums and can "cook" their own cocktails. READ MORE »

Epic Modern Play Space: Hilltop Tree House for Kids

Nobody could blame you if you, a full-grown adult, decided to build an epic modern playhouse like this one and then keep it all to yourself. Erected on a hilltop in Garrison, New York, this elevated structure by Sharon Davis Design is a polished version of the tree houses we all wished for as kids, […]

8 Inspiring Indoor/Outdoor Kitchens

Pin it When the weather's this lovely, I find myself exceedingly jealous of people who have grills and can cook outside. But I'm even more jealous of people who have kitchens like these, with doors and even walls that can be peeled back to create and entire kitchen that's gloriously open to the outdoors. READ MORE »

Things You Can Only Learn About Yourself After You Live With Other People

Heather & Dave's Eclectic Enclave Pin it Living alone is full of advantages. For many, it's not just a living preference, it's a living must-have. And anyone who's ever gone through roommate battles knows just how frustrating sharing a space can be. Show More Summary

Pack the Sunscreen & Hit America's 20 Best Beach Towns — Design News

Pin it Grab your swimsuit and a good book—it's time to hit the beach. Country Living picked the 20 of the most charming beach towns in the U.S., as suggested by readers. READ MORE »

Minimalist Style Sofas: 10 Streamlined Seating Solutions

Pin it When it comes to sofas, minimal doesn't always have to mean white or gray, nor does it always mean sharp lines and angles. But what it does mean is sleek, streamlined, and simple. Here are ten sofas with a no-frills, understated style (some with admittedly high-end price tags) to inspired your minimal living room aspirations. READ MORE »

Before & After: Grandma's Chair Waits for the Right Fabric

Pin it Carly had held on to her grandmother's chair, debating whether to fix it up or toss it. Then, after a year of searching for fabric, she found the perfect remnant: READ MORE »

Victoria & Cass' Cozy Work-In-Progress Home — House Tour

Pin it Name: Victoria Mason and Cass Godden (and dog Peggy) Location: Northcote, Victoria, Australia Size: 120 square metres, 2 bedroom, 2 bathrooms Years lived in: 6 years; Owned Victoria Mason is a talented jeweler and artist, her partner Cass Godden is a pastry chef, and together they are also talented DIY-ers. Show More Summary

4 Things to Learn About Decorating With Houseplants From Erick's Modern Organic Burbank Mix

Pin it Meet Erick. He really, really really loves plants. As someone who can't even keep a cactus alive for long, my jaw dropped when I took our recent tour of his Los Angeles home. Look at all that greenery! And I noticed a few interesting things about the specific ways he used the lush stuff that I'm gonna steal! READ MORE »

This Weekend: Streamline a Shelf (And Make Room for Summer Souvenirs!)

Pin it Carly & Scott's Colorful Collected Apartment Pin it Bookcases and other shelves in the home often start out as organized arrangements of your favorite reading materials and accessories. But give them enough time, and they turn...Show More Summary

Dynamic Interiors Showcased by Three-Level “R House” Overlooking Barcelona

Artigas Arquitectes completed the design of R House, a private residence with a clean modern architecture located in Barcelona, Spain. According to the architects,”the difficulty of the great slope is the predominant factor behind this house project. Show More Summary

12 Things You Probably Own Too Many Of — From the Archives: Greatest Hits

Pin it Don't worry...shoes aren't on the list! Do I really need twenty t-shirts, a dozen towels, three teapots? I need multiples of certain things, yes, but at some point, a few turns into too many. Check your multiplication on the following items that seem to accumulate. READ MORE »

World's Largest Sauna Built in Norway — Design News

Pin it Looking to sweat it out in the largest sauna in the world? Head to Norway, where the addition is providing warmth at the SALT Festival. READ MORE »

Quick Tip: A Rule of Thumb to Make Any Vignette More Proportional

Mark & Gillian's Classic Kitsilano Home Pin it Want to create some magazine-worthy vignettes on some of your own surfaces? If you've tried a few combinations yet something seems off, remember this rule of thumb. READ MORE »

Art as Furniture, Furniture as Art

  For years sculptor Lee JaeHyo lived with his wife, fellow sculptor Cha Jong Rae in solitude and relative poverty, in Yanpyeong, Korea. ‘We started off in a cow shed’, she said, in the video ‘‘Return to Nature in which Jaehyo shows us around his factory workshop on the original site.     He forges […]

Condé Nast Rumored to Shut Down Self Magazine — Design News

Pin it There's more unrest over at Condé Nast; it's rumored that the publisher will be shuttering their women's fitness magazine Self. READ MORE »

11 Stunning Spas That Take Relaxation to a Whole New Level (PHOTOS)

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Choosing a spa is a little bit like choosing a mate. If your personalities, preferences, and styles don't mesh well, it can be a waste of time. But if they do, it's a beautiful, beautiful thing. Looking for a cut-above-the-rest spa you absolutely can't go wrong with? Look no further. Show More Summary

Up, Up & Away in Baby Z's Nursery — My Room

Pin it Name: "Baby Z" Location: Bedford, Massachusetts When we found out we were expecting a baby girl, we couldn't wait to get started on her nursery. We moved into our first home about 8 months ago and have been moving from room to room updating the decor. Show More Summary

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