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Amazing Translucent Concrete Opens a New World of Design Ideas

When you think of concrete design, you may have images of dark, industrial-inspired interiors and drab, warehouse style exteriors. And while that is certainly one way to incorporate the material, a much less common – but brighter – option is also available in the way of translucent concrete. The light transmitting concrete feels high tech, […]

Top Ten: Side Tables Beautiful Enough to Steal the Show

In a lot of interiors, side tables wind up being a bit of an afterthought. But not these tables. They may be little, but these tiny tables will command lots of attention. Here are 10 side and end tables guaranteed to steal the show. READ MORE »

SPONSORED POST: How To Care for Your Upholstery, The Right Way — Value City Furniture

Keeping your upholstery in tip-top shape should definitely be on your spring cleaning list. We've put together a simple refresher on how to clean different upholstery types, from leather to microfiber. Upholstery Cleaning 101: What to Use When READ MORE »

NYC Balconies & Rooftops: Covetable Outdoor Spaces in the City

My new New York apartment has an 'outdoor space,' and by that I mean one of my windows opens onto a fire escape. While I'm perfectly happy with that — it's just the right size for watching the sun set and sipping a beer, or maybe even...Show More Summary

Tiny Homes That'll Make You Want to Move in ASAP

You've seen models of small houses before, but wouldn't it be nice to see tiny homes in action? Ahead, we've rounded up pictures with the #tinyhousemovement hashtag on Instagram. What is the tiny house movement, you ask? A trend where...Show More Summary

Dwell Celebrates the 10th Year of Dwell on Design — Design News

Dwell's annual show, Dwell on Design, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center for its tenth year May 29 to 31. This year's speakers include a keynote from iconic Dutch designer Marcel Wanders, as well as Fab/Bezar founder Bradford Shellhammer, Moby, and Ellen’s Design Challenge winner Katie Stout. READ MORE »

Best Reading Floor Lamps: Arne Jacobsen, Tolomeo, Barber Osgerby & 4 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 03.25.15

Industrial Task Floor Lamp • $199 • West Elm Perusing the basic, useful, pretty things that make a great living room, the reading lamp is a must. I like to have at least one floor lamp/reading lamp in a living room to create a cozy spot for curling up with a book. Show More Summary

14 Ways to Get Scandinavian Style - Without Ikea!

There's a lot more to Scandinavian design beyond what's on sale at Ikea. Scandinavia, which loosely includes Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, has a long heritage of beautiful home furnishings. Scandinavians are renowned for incorporating clean lines, using the color white like total pros, and emphasizing both function and form. Show More Summary

Eclectic Redesign Project Mixing Vintage and Modern Details in New Rochelle, New York

In a quaint colonial building on a wooded street in New Rochelle, New York, just an hour outside of NYC is the location of interior designer Danielle Colding’s new eclectic project. The client wanted the house completely redone to feature her eclectic art collection, which also served as inspiration for much of the redesign. Show More Summary

Before & After: The $800 Sell-This-House Kitchen Makeover

With Erica and her husband hoping to sell their home, they wanted to differentiate their builder-grade kitchen from their neighbors'— without spending a ton of money. See how they transformed the space: READ MORE »

The Best Kitchen Countertops For Your Investment

Granite and marble have long been the reigning high-end countertop material of choice - but if you've browsed a kitchen showroom recently, you may have noticed that these swanky stones are being usurped by quartz. According to the National...Show More Summary

6 Amazing Pet Hair Removal Hacks Just in Time for Shedding Season (PHOTOS)

Post by Liz Alterman. Are you embarrassed to have anyone ride in your car, sit on your couch, or take a good look at your clothing in daylight because everything you own is smothered in pet fur? If so, you're not alone. But with shedding...Show More Summary

Why Carmelo and La La Anthony Are Vacating This $12M NYC Penthouse

New York Knicks basketball star Carmelo Anthony and his television personality wife, La La, are on their way out of this lavish 5th Avenue penthouse - but they're not going far; the couple apparently purchased an $11 million condo in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. Show More Summary

Don Draper Couldn't Afford His Park Ave Pad in 2015 — Design News

We'd gladly live in Don Draper's sleek apartment at 783 Park Avenue. Unfortunately, most of us—including Don—can't afford the mortgage. Trulia crunched the numbers, and with today's going rate for this pad at $16.5 million, his salary in 2015 dollars just doesn't cut it. Show More Summary

Before & After: A Manhattan Elementary School Got a Colorful Upgrade

Kids love a good DIY just as much as big people do, and it's fun to see them get an opportunity to express their creativity. Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the Alexander Robertson School, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, where...Show More Summary

How To Naturally Unclog The Bathroom Sink — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

A clogged or slow-draining bathroom sink is a common problem in most homes. It shouldn't happen too often, but when it does, use this natural formula to remove all the gunk (believe me, you don't want a list of what that "gunk" actually is!) and get that drain in tip top shape. READ MORE »

How to Decorate With Pastels Year-Round

7 ways to paint with pastels - HuffPost Home 10 expert tips on how to freestyle decorate - Sunset Brighten your door with 1 of these Spring wreaths - Real Simple Easter egg DIYs that are just as easy as they are stylish - Domaine Home 5 brilliant lazy Susan storage solutions - HomeGoods Small kitchen design ideas anyone can try - Domino

How Ikea Plans to Make You Emotional

Ikea is getting in touch with its feelings. Instead of clever storage solutions or custom kitchen options, its latest collection is of 12 street art posters. The gritty works were created by street artists from all over, and each is truly unique, from its personality to its execution and technique. Show More Summary

Amber Gardens Luxury Green Homes Reveal Bioclimatic Design

What is the first thing you feel when entering a luxury green home? When it comes to merging function, versatility, aesthetics and acoustics, a luxury green home has the upper hand over traditional residential buildings. “True luxury is green” – promises Amber Gardens. Show More Summary

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