A Kitchen With Vintage Style

This sweet 145-square-foot kitchen in Piedmont, California, “is meant to be on the humble side,” says architect Robert Kelly. “Ninety-five percentage of us live in tiny kitchens, and this kitchen has everything we need and want. Almost all magazine kitchens are big kitchens, but they aren’t what many of us have space for or desire.” […]

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Patio Pavers Go Green in Between

The overall sustainability of a property significantly improves. They replenish the groundwater table with filtered water, reduce runoff and its effects on town infrastructure, and enhance heat island effect. Permeable patios are not just responsible and wise, they often add a magical variability into a general aesthetic. Not too long ago, I wrote about slopes […]

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So That Your Design Is: Midcentury Modern

What it is: Midcentury modern style reappeared on our radar displays more than a decade ago, however, the wildly popular show Mad Men has pushed it further into the limelight. As its name implies, it spanned a period of about two and a half a year in the middle of the 20th century, by the […]

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Guest Groups: Say It with Cushions

I was planning a roundup of cushions of all styles but I kept coming across each these wonderful examples motivated by one of my favorite things: typography. But letters in decor are not just for layout nerds like me. Depending on the design you choose, they can add a playful touch to any style of […]

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Guest Groups: Mad Science

Wish to add a little personality to your home, but are not interested in stylish knickknacks? This month I am looking to vintage film science for inspiring and offbeat approaches to accessorize your home. Consider all those fantastic collections in silent movies and B-movie classics using their fun gadgets and astounding effects. Listed below are […]

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Cozy Elegance by the Lake

Michigan architects Visbeen Associates assembled this stunning lakefront home for a family of five in Rockford, Michigan. This shingle-style house is set directly on the coast of Silver Lake — a perfect setting for an active family who enjoys water sports. For the customers, the most significant thing was designing a home that would inspire […]

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Typography Makes Itself at Home

There is nothing more attractive to me than a true obsolete billboard or rusted traffic sign. What makes my heart beating at auctions? A giant aluminum set of letters or a neon”Eat” sign. What do I locate myself bookmarking over and over again? Typography. I love letters and numbers and especially adore them when they’re […]

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Contemporary Character at a Dutch Suburb

When Jeroen and Neele van der Werf bought their house two years ago on the outer border of Delft, Neele was pregnant with their daughter Puk. Nothing had been done to the inside of their new house for decades. The couple wanted to bring your house into the 21st century while preserving its historical character […]

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How to Design Your Closet (Practically) Just Like a Celeb

Does figuring out exactly what to put on butt you out because the closet is such a wreck? Can you drool with jealousy over Christian Louboutin collections put up on custom shoe racks and across from colour coded wardrobes? Even if you’re working with a little closet, you can take inspiration in the closets you […]

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The Way to Make Peace With Your Radiator

Living in an older building includes its own blessings and its curses. While I love the elaborate wood paneling and bright hidden shelving within my 1920s flat, I can not stand the big, bulky radiators that plague every room. There is something quaint and magical concerning steam heating, but radiators always seem to be at […]

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