Colorful Home in Romania Revives Traditional Design

Merging rustic-inspired interiors with contemporary details, this colorful abode inspires a homey feel throughout.  Located not far from Bucharest, Romania, The Small House in the Countryside is a project initiated by designer Alina Alexe of Studio Decoraktiva. The starting point for the project was a decrepit traditional village house with only two rooms and a detached kitchen. Owner and designer …

4 Tips To Add Cinco De Mayo Decor For A Mexican-Style Boho-Chic Space

Maximalism is big for 2018, and layered, global-inspired bohemian design is one of the freshest ways to execute it. With Cinco de Mayo (and summer) right around the corner, why not give your space a  colorful little Mexican-style boho-chic lift? A little bit of Cinco De Mayo decor is a sure way to add some …

Spiral Staircase Elevates Minimalist Duplex in Thailand

The creative team at FATTSTUDIO completed the renovation of an apartment with an intriguing layout in Bangkok, Thailand. The aim of the project was to design a bright, airy living space for a young couple with a love for minimalism. A major challenge of the design update was to adapt the contemporary living needs of the owners to …

You Totally Need These Hanging Chairs and Swinging Beds In Your Life

Are you ready to shake off the winter blues (we sure are!)? Why not swing them away instead? There’s nothing more relaxing than the soft, fluid motion of a hanging daybed or chair. Suspended furniture—such as hanging chairs, sofas and swinging beds—are starting to show up in some of the most beautiful spaces around. Looking …

Get Ready for your Close-up With 2018’s Best Bathroom Vanities

Bathroom design—and bathroom vanities—have come a long way in recent years, particularly, as a result of the increased furnishing options available to the public, as well as the many available avenues for customizing a look to suit individual homeowners’ styles. The previous norm was that spec homes, or newly built homes, were fitted with a …

What Classifies A House Style: What Makes A Craftsman Home?

If you’ve ever watched an episode of House Hunters, you know that Craftsman homes have an appeal that many people find irresistible. Whether you’re drawn in by the cute front porch, elegantly sloped roofline, or those oh-so-charming architectural details, one thing is certain: this style’s popularity isn’t going anywhere. However, have you ever stopped to wonder …

Straight out of Star Wars: The Architecture of LA’s New Lucas Museum

Sci-fi is becoming reality all around us. Video calling, once something straight out of The Jetsons, is now commonplace. Our cars are learning to drive themselves. And the breathtakingly sleek, starship-esque architecture of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, coming soon to Exposition Park in Los Angeles, would look right at home in its namesake’s signature film …

Sister Cabins Frame Sweeping Views of Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Renée del Gaudio architects completed the design of a project named Big Cabin | Little Cabin in Fairplay, Colorado. The new pair of cottages are surrounded by a thick forest on one side, opening up to a magical landscape on the other. Large windows frame views of Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo mountains, the Collegiate Peaks, and the South Platte River. …

There’s a Right Way to Tour a Model Home (Here’s How)

Whether you’re seriously in the market for a new builder, or if home touring is just your favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon, model homes are showpieces for builders and developments. Think of it as the catwalk at Fashion Week: a model home is a way to show off what a builder can do—even …