The Best Modern Designs From The 2017 One Room Challenge

The One Room Challenge started out as a small initiative among the blogging community, founded by Linda Weinstein of the blog Calling it Home. The idea was to spur her readers and fellow home bloggers to take on a room remodel over the course of six weeks and document it all on their respective blogs and social media accounts using the hashtag #oneroomchallenge. Read More

The Open House: Pavilion-Style Family Retreat In Granite And Glass

A spacious, relaxing and secluded holiday home is a dream that nearly all of us share. Nestled in a relaxing neighborhood of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, the Open House brings this dream alive for a modern, urban family of the city. Designed by MODO Designs, the structure of this pavilion-style retreat is divided into two sections with the front façade holding the public spaces and the more sheltered rear edifice containing the bedrooms and the bathrooms. This split between the two zones is simple, practical and also creates a spacious courtyard that holds a large wooden deck along with the pool. Ample greenery around the house acts as a natural privacy barrier with a resort-inspired ambiance holding sway. Read More

IKEA And Apple Are Joining Forces In Creating Augmented Reality App

Perhaps, each and every of us faced a problem of selecting furnishing by trial and error at least once.  It is very common that we find a piece of furniture that really makes us tick in an online shop or a catalogue, tighten our belts for a few months, then finally bring our dream into our home to eventually find out that it doesn’t blend with our interior. At all. So far avoiding this problem is possible in two ways: we may either learn to use special software for interior designers or hire a pro to help us in this. But what are we supposed to do if learning to create 3D renders is out of our plans and inviting a qualified decorator is out of our price range? The answer is the technologies of augmented reality, which lets us add virtual objects into real environments. Read More

Swiss Delight: Modern Single Family House In Concrete And Wood

Set in an idyllic landscape filled with majestic mountains and a lush green landscape that comes alive each summer, Single Family House on a Slope in Merishausen, Switzerland brings modernity to a relaxing rural setting. Designed by Dost, this contemporary residence in gray sits on a sloped lot (not a surprise) and overlooks the village below. Despite its private and modest street façade, the house opens up towards the view below as its rear front features large glass windows and sliding doors that bring the outdoors inside. With an interior in wood and concrete, this smart Swiss home combines a hint of rustic charm with refined modernity in a seamless fashion. Read More

Stripes And Woven Decor: Summer-Perfect Style

Isn’t it wonderful when the top design trends happen to perfectly reflect the mood of a season? This summer it’s all about light and breezy style. Today’s photo shoot brings summer flair home, complete with beachy stripes, woven decor, and a few tabletop treats. Keep reading for design inspiration that celebrates the fun of relaxed summer days, delicious snacks, and easy entertaining… Read More

By Trial & Error: 10 Versions Of One Bedroom Interior Evolution

Virginia is a charming young girl with her own blog on interior design, in which she shares her personal experience of designing a house of her own with the readers. It’s always quite entertaining to look at the “before-and-after” photos of interiors, but Virginia’s experience is even more interesting, since she posted 9 (!) versions of her bedroom interior design that she tried before she finally found the perfect variant. And today we’d like to take you on a virtual tour around this amazing bedroom’s evolution! Read More

Beige Bathroom Interiors: Best Ideas, Combinations And Examples

Beige bathroom interiors have both passionate fans and staunchest opponents. Well, each of us has one’s own view of the art of interior design. But there’s no point in arguing with the fact that beige color range has such indisputable advantages as universality, associations with peace and serenity and consequently positive influence on our mood. Thereby beige is both good as a dominating interior color, when a room is designed in versatile shades of beige from milky to cappuccino and chocolate, and as a background color for pink, blue, gray and other accents. Such combinations are win-win and always look festive and elegant. So, let’s have a look at beige bathroom interiors to make sure that this color is just perfect! Read More

DIY Pathway Lighting Ideas For Garden And Yard



Lighting the path and walkway is a great way to enhance the visual appeal of your garden or yard when it gets dark. Not only that, when days get shorter and darkness sets in before dinner, a well-lit path will keep your guests safer. There are a lot of different lighting styles such as modern, […]

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