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Place a Narrow Hallway to Work

Place a Narrow Hallway to Work

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If you’ve got a narrow hallway, are you wondering how to make it visually appealing or more useful? Following are some wonderful examples of how to use your hallway to make an effect. Chang + Sylligardos Architects Get Practical If your hallway is not too skinny, use the room to incorporate a bookcase. This bookcase […]

Tongue and Groove Wall Paneling Joins the Comeback Club

Flat tongue and groove wall paneling is all of the rage. While the technique has existed for what seems like eons, the resulting compact look has made a recent comeback. Tongue and groove joints let horizontal pieces of wood to be combined together to make one level surface. Famous for their rich texture, striped pattern […]

Renovation Detail: Arabesque Tile

Renovation Detail: Arabesque Tile

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Whether you’re on the hunt for a new backsplash, shower or fireplace tile, then consider the arabesque pattern sweeping the design universe. Its unique and traditional shape is equally curvy and sharp, making it universally appealing and excitingly geometric. The arabesque shape allows you to break away from criteria like subway tile, while embracing the […]

Modern Tower at a Virginia Forest

Modern Tower at a Virginia Forest

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KUBE architecture’s customers, a couple together with the World Bank and their children, had a few dilemmas in regards to their property. “Their existing house was too dark due to this normal wood ceilings, flooring and window trims; they said that living there was a little like living in a log cabin,” states Richard Loosle-Ortega, […]

Runway to Room: Golds and Pink-Kissed Beiges

Runway to Room: Golds and Pink-Kissed Beiges

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Glenda Bailey, editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar, has named another fashion fad for spring 2012: beige and gold. The appearance of these two colors pairs comfort with a glint of glam, and they work nicely with a variety of skin tones. Craving a hint of color in this neutral colour? If this is so, […]

Pattern Scout: Cozy Up to Patchwork

Pattern Scout: Cozy Up to Patchwork

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Patchwork is a craft which was born from frugality: Girls would save bits of cloth until they had enough to piece together a quilt. Finding an antique quilt, it is not unusual to wonder about the story behind it. Who made it, and what previous purpose did all of those bits of fabric serve? Quilts […]

Cool, Curated California Getaway

Cool, Curated California Getaway

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When Los Angeles few Mark and Patti Weiner desired a house near the beach in Orange County, California, they stumbled upon the perfect one — a 1960s single-level structure — almost by accident. Scouting local property to get a friend, the few suddenly came across the place. The friend lost interest since, despite being two […]

Fabulous Fireplaces Heat Up the Modern Home

Fabulous Fireplaces Heat Up the Modern Home

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Forget the wintery weather and get cozy! We’re big fans of glossy and chic modern design (think clean lines and sudden bits ). But just because a room is modern doesn’t mean it can’t be warm and inviting. These two bedrooms have been grounded by a fabulous fireplace layout. A fireplace adds warmth to a […]

Storage Tricks for Renters

Storage Tricks for Renters

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If you reside in a little flat, forget the built-in shelves (sigh, someday) and concentrate on storage using drawers, baskets and doors. Awkward designs that renters are not likely to fix also may benefit from clever placement of storage furniture. Bonus: Less visible clutter means your location will appear bigger. Ed Ritger Photography The tiniest […]

Ultra Modern at Rotterdam

Ultra Modern at Rotterdam

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Damian Zarebski and Tom van Hal turned into a prospective demolition site into a sleek modern house in the up-and-coming Katendrecht neighborhood of Rotterdam. The couple purchased the four-story property two decades ago, and Zarebski, a building and remodeling advisor and planner, turned into a showcase showing that the quality customers can expect from his […]