This Petite Cottage Will Totally Sell You on Downsizing


If there was ever a place that proved that small-space living doesn’t need to feel like a sacrifice, it’s the “Oceanside Retreat,” from the designers at Creative Cottages. Sure, the one-bedroom, one-bath abode might be a fraction your current house, but the careful design (and a healthy dose of white […] Read more »

Custom Built-In Designs


Built-In Bookcases The home office includes built-in bookcases with both open and closed storage. While files remain behind closed doors, color-coordinated books, vintage-style trophies and cultivated artwork are on display. Transitional Built-In Closet When a closet has this much built-in storage space, it makes sense to have a chair in […] Read more »

25 Things to Know About Universal Design

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1. Make sure the main entrance and at least one other exterior passage are accessible to everyone. They should have no steps and thresholds that are no more than 1/2 inch high. 2. Entering with packages and other items can be difficult, so include a covered entry and provide a […] Read more »

20 Small Kitchen Makeovers You Won’t Believe


See how your favorite celebrity hosts from shows like HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins and Property Brothers transformed 20 small kitchens into gorgeous and functional spaces. Our Top Small Kitchen Transformations We’ve rounded up some of the best-ever small kitchen remodels from HGTV’s biggest stars. Read on to see how Anthony Carrino, […] Read more »

14 Designers on Incorporating Lucite Furnishings

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14 interior designers give us their take as to why they opted for “less is more” when it comes to incorporating lucite furnishings in the home. Read on to get a clear view into each designers’ thought process and reasoning behind their lucite selections. RIGHT: “The light fixture, shelves and […] Read more »

The 3 Principles of Interior Design


Account for function, mood and personality in any decorating project with these pointers. A beautifully decorated interior not only functions well but it creates a mood or a feeling and shows off the personality of the family that lives there. It’s attention to these three important ingredients — function, mood […] Read more »

6 Tips for Downsizing


Make the most of your small space with careful planning and smart design strategies. Downsizing a home can lead to lots of stress and anxiety for anyone who loves their belongings but hates living in clutter. Seniors, empty nesters or people moving from a suburban home to a city apartment […] Read more »

The Great Outdoors Moves Indoors


When seeking inspiration we always ask ‘how would nature create an interior floor?’ That vital, mysterious link between the nature we observe and this same nature within ourselves is the inspiration behind Interface’s Human Nature Collection—a range of skinny plank carpet tiles with carved, irregular patterns that remind us of […] Read more »

Florensis Floor Lamp


Designer Ross Lovegrove crafted this beautiful statement piece with floral silhouettes in mind.  The head of the lamp, obtained through a highly innovative process, has both an aesthetic and a technological function.  Lovegrove’s organic design translates the requirements of the LED technology into a floral shape that diffuses indirect light […] Read more »

Wall Protection With Unlimited Visual Possibilities


Wall protection is transformed through Acrovyn by Design.  Digitally embedded images and messages behind a PVC-free Acrovyn sheet without the worry of damage to the graphics or the walls transform any commercial space.  Let your imagination run wild with amazing interiors that will remain beautiful even in those high-traffic areas. Read more »