Home & Design

  • Making Your Home Picture PerfectMaking Your Home Picture Perfect

    January 28 2011 10:02 PM

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, in real estate, that picture's worth translates to dollars and then, if it's an excellent picture, you can add a few more zeros to that number. That's why getting the right photos of your home are critical.

  • Kitchen Of The Future : Electronic Fitting for Kitchens from Dornbracht

    January 27 2011 12:36 PM

    New designs help high-end buyers have an easier and more comfortable life. The new electronic fitting for the kitchen from the international bathroom and kitchen fixtures manufacturer Dornbracht is a special kitchen aid with pre-set water programs and hands-free features.

  • Inspirational Make Over: Old Furniture Turned Into Modern Chest of Drawers

    January 26 2011 12:02 PM

    Joanne Kelly from Think Contemporary recently sent us an original design project. Here is her description: When I found this tallboy stashed away in the back of my grandmothers loft in Galway, I couldn't believe my luck.

  • Impressive Architectural Metamorphosis in the Hollywood Hills

    January 25 2011 1:35 PM

    This imposing residence was designed by Michael Parks and is located in the Laurel Canyon section of Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills.

  • 25,000 Ping Pong Balls, a Perfect Way to Jazz Up a Small Brooklyn Apartment

    January 25 2011 11:19 AM

    We don't really know if Daniel Arsham, the inhabitant of this unique apartment wanted to take his passion to another level or was just looking for a creative way to decorate the walls of his current crib.

  • Beautifying your Front Entry with Architectural Details

    January 24 2011 1:09 PM

    The front entry of your home sets the tone for your guests when they first arrive at your front door. Whether you like it or not, you front entry may be the deciding factor if your home looks inviting and welcoming or the complete opposite.

  • Extensive and Luxurious Apartment Displaying the Inhabitant’s Love for ArtExtensive and Luxurious Apartment Displaying the Inhabitant’s Love for Art

    January 24 2011 1:01 PM

    The Russian Hill neighborhood, one of San Francisco's original Seven Hills, is an urban community consisting of many young professionals who live their busy lives in this beautiful residential neighborhood.

  • Interview: Architecture as a Way of Life with James Heimler

    January 22 2011 2:46 PM

    Today we have a very special guest. James Heimler of James Heimler, Architect, Inc., has an impressive experience as a general partner in both development and property management companies.

  • Bright and Cosy Home in Australia: the Yallingup ResidenceBright and Cosy Home in Australia: the Yallingup Residence

    January 22 2011 2:31 PM

    Combining stone, metal, wood and glass, the Yallingup Residence was created for the enjoyment and relaxation of its inhabitants.

  • 3 Budget-Friendly Decorating Tips With Impact

    January 21 2011 2:53 PM

    You don't have to spend a fortune to create a well designed, inviting home. Interior designer Lili Diallo, deputy style editor at Country Living magazine, often uses what home owners already own and just tweaks it to create an inviting space.

  • How to Maximize Space in a Small Apartment

    January 21 2011 1:15 PM

    Living in a small apartment can have its challenges, but can also be a cozy space for you to decorate and call home. If you are trying to find more space in your small apartment and look like you have more space, you are not alone. The ability to make a space multifunctional, comfortable and visually appealing are the top challenges for small apartment owners. It is possible, and with these simple tips, we will turn your small apartment into a welcoming place that you love to call home!

  • The Living Kitchen Show, Cologne, Germany 2011

    January 21 2011 9:20 AM

    As most of you probably already know, the Living Kitchen Show 2011 is currently taking place in Cologne, Germany 2011. We received a great review of the first day of the international fair from Susan Serra, CKD, author of The Kitchen Designer blog which we decided to share below.

  • How to Tastefully Go Bold in your Interiors

    January 20 2011 4:26 PM

    When trying to add a bold statement to your home interiors don't go overboard and make your guests run from the room!

  • Spectacular Two-Story Home in Barcelona

    January 20 2011 9:03 AM

    Barcelona is definitely where it's at, especially if we are talking about architecture. House C was designed by Spanish studio RTA-office and is a spectacular two-story residence located in the Catalan capital.

  • Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your ClosetReduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your Closet

    January 20 2011 8:50 AM

    It's really no secret. We are a nation of consumers. Watch television for just one evening and you'll know of a dozen sales and promotions happening in your local area.

  • Green Living: InsulationGreen Living: Insulation

    January 19 2011 11:22 AM

    It's akin to Goldilocks and the three bears. One bowl of porridge is too hot. Another is too cold.

  • TurboChef: Luxury Ovens Reinvented

    January 18 2011 8:30 PM

    Originally only available for commercial kitchens, the TurboChef is now available for home kitchens, giving gourmet home cooks the same tools used by renowned chefs like Charlie Trotter and Guenter Seeger.

  • 10 Ways to Reduce Clutter in your Home

    January 18 2011 12:01 PM

    Most every home can honestly say they have challenges when it comes to keeping home clutter down. Whether it's the stacking up of bills, kid's projects, or even garage clutter that you never throw anything away, clutter lurks in many corners of your home.

  • Think Green: 10 Best Sustainable Homes of 2010Think Green: 10 Best Sustainable Homes of 2010

    January 18 2011 11:46 AM

    We know how much you enjoy seeing an architecture project that has it all: creativity, efficiency and ... sustainability. That is why we decided to write a post that will display the top 10 Sustainable Homes of 2010.

  • Graphic Shelving System from LagoLinea for Modern HomesGraphic Shelving System from LagoLinea for Modern Homes

    January 17 2011 10:24 AM

    Designs that help us lead a more comfortable life are created every day. But once you add creativity to the design, you get a marvellous piece of furniture like this next shelf.