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Stylish and Functional: Best Dish Racks and Drainers — Annual Guide 2015

Pin it Simplehuman Compact Dish Rack • 34.99 • Crate and Barrel A good dish rack isn't the sexiest purchase but a good one will have you appreciating its virtues every single day (and a bad one will have you cursing slimy buildup). Try one of these models — they get our good design seal of approval. READ MORE »

7 Small-ish Hallways That Are Maxed Out on Style

Pin it Over the years, we've written about great ideas for how to dress up that most utilitarian of spaces, the hallway. The suggestions are sound–things like laying down a long runner or hanging a piece of artwork at the end as a focal point–but they're not quite as impactful when your hallway is more of a tight passage than a grand castle corridor. READ MORE »

People Become Decor in New Photo Book — Design News

Pin it In photographer Giuseppe Palmisano's new book, Oltrepensare, people become props. The Bologna-based artist creates images where models merge with objects and are part of the decor. READ MORE »

Your Worst House Hunting Experiences Were Nothing Like This — Terrible Real Estate Agent Photos

Pin it If you're house hunting (or just a dreaming about it), you've probably spent your fair share of time drooling over gorgeous photos of homes you could never afford. This is not that type of post. My face is sore from laughing at this new-to-me Tumblr featuring the best terrible real estate photos I've ever seen (and hilarious captions to boot). Show More Summary

LeBron James Sells His Miami Mansion for $13.4 Million — Design News

Pin it After nearly a year on the market, NBA star LeBron James has sold his Miami mansion. READ MORE »

This Tricked Out Studio Truly Does It All at Once

Pin it As you well know, the problem with studio living is cramming all the different types of living/sleeping/eating spaces you need into one open area. Now, thanks to designer Simon Woodroffe, you can make the same room work harder for you by transforming into whatever you need, whenever you need it. This is amazing. READ MORE »

How to Entertain Big in a Small Space

Pin it It is possible to entertain like Martha Stewart, minus the sprawling vineyard estate. All it takes is a little ingenuity and a few cake stands. Here are five foolproof, actionable ideas to help you make the most of your small space for entertaining friends and family for the holidays or anytime. READ MORE »

Thomas & Tara's Eclectic Collected Home in Nashville — House Tour

Pin it Name: Thomas and Tara Steffen Location: Nashville, TN Size: 2,650 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; Owned Who buys a house based on the wallpaper and lighting fixture in the front entryway? Tara does. She fell in love with her mid-century home the moment she walked in the door. Show More Summary

Put Your Stamp on Home: A Definitive Guide to Monograms

Meg's Classic Glamor Apartment Pin it Ah, the monogram. It's one of the oldest forms of identification. Something that represents a person or a family, sewn into fabric or embossed onto furniture. It's also a beloved and practically mandatory tradition here in the South. Show More Summary

How to Arrange Bedrooms for Couples with Different Sleep Schedules? — Good Questions

Pin it Q: We have a very small bedroom (10'x15') that also contains our wardrobe. I sleep from 11pm-7am everyday and my husband is on a flight crew so he has different hours. He often goes to bed between 1-3am and wakes after noon if he can help it, or sometimes at 5am (with an obnoxious alarm snoozed at least 5 times) if he has a morning flight. Show More Summary

Really Clean This Spot for a Fresher Feeling (& Functioning!) Kitchen

Pin it Natalie and Nick's Colorful, Playful Melbourne Hideaway Pin it Want to make a big impact on the way your kitchen looks and feels this weekend? Want to clean an important spot in preparation for the upcoming fall months (that may...Show More Summary

Calm Yourself with This Cat Purr Generator — Design News

Pin it A cat's purr is one of the world's most soothing sounds. Now, you can easily listen to it even if a furry friend isn't around on sound therapy site MyNoise. READ MORE »

Inspiring Vintage Small Space Solutions

Pin it Living in little spaces isn't a new problem: Enterprising city dwellers have been living with the challenge of small apartments for a long time. Especially intriguing to me are the glimpses I get of creative small space solutions from the past. Here are six favorites. READ MORE »

Bedroom Decorating Ideas to Create Your Own Private Oasis

Try these simple bedroom decorating ideas to create your private oasis! For many of us, our bedroom spaces are sacred places. If your bedroom could use a little freshening, read on for some easy bedroom decorating ideas to make yourShow More Summary

Carving a Stone Sink May Be Easier Than You Think

I’ve always had a special fondness for stone sinks. If I ever built my own home, I would want to have at least one. In these two videos, YouTuber The Samurai Carpenter shows you how he built and installed a stone sink for one of hisShow More Summary

Amy Schumer's Townhouse Is as Cool and Down-to-Earth as She Is (PHOTOS)

Post by Liz Alterman. It makes sense that comedian Amy Schumer's home would be as cool and fun as she is. The Trainwreck star, a native New Yorker, plunked down $1.7 million for a one-bedroom townhouse on Manhattan's Upper West Side....Show More Summary

Colorful and Inviting “Apartment V01? Merging Fresh Design Solutions

Merging color with fresh design solutions, dontDIY completed the design of Apartment V01, a lively home located in an old central building in Sofia, Bulgaria. The main purpose of the project was to maximize the amount of natural light inside the rooms and to create overall comfortable living conditions. Show More Summary

Real-Life Lessons From Great Designers: Francis Sultana

Francis Sultana London Showroom Pin it I discovered the work of London-based designer Francis Sultana via a client request a couple of years ago. The client had an image from a magazine (which for the life of me I can't find to share with you) of a window dressed with grey silk drapes boasting a knife-sharp edge of bronze silk. Show More Summary

Hera's South Western Modern Nursery — My Room

Pin it Name: Hera (1.5) Location: Rolling Hills, California When we renovated our home I figured what better time to give my baby's room a more toddler/big girl feel. My style is eclectic to say the least. I guess you could call it mid-century modern meets South Western meets modern, yet minimal. READ MORE »

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