Mon.Oct 16, 2017

Vibrant Café in China Blends Old with New

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

FANAF Architects completed the design of a contemporary gathering spot, Pause Café, in Nanjing, China. The vibrant cafe is located in a gray, decrepit building but stands out thanks to its exterior wooden finishes.

Home Fall Outdoor Trends That We Are Loving

Trendir Magazine

Fall is the perfect season to decorate the outside and inside of your home. In fact, some may even argue that it is the best season to decorate the outside of your home because of the endless amount of options and trends available. This fall season is no exception!

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These 5 Shopping Tips Will Make Your Next Design Overhaul a Lot Easier

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Keep in mind a few interior design shopping tips for your next big project.

How to Make Butter Pecan Sweet Potato Recipes

Stagetecture

Sweet potato recipes are really loved by many. It’s not just because of their sumptuous taste but the numerous ways that you can cook potatoes. This season, try this Autumn-Inspired Butter Pecan Sweet Potato recipes at home and experience a new way to bake potatoes. You will definitely love potatoes more than ever with this easy to make recipe. In addition, it’s a quick recipe that you can serve for any event or to your guests coming in short notice.

Atlas Concorde's Stunning Marvel Gems

ISC Surfaces

Grey Marvel Gems is a collection of striking tiles inspired by Venetian Terrazzo. The collection features a wide range of colors, sizes, and finishes. Not all colors are available in all sizes and finishes.)

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13 Best Front Yard Desert Landscaping Ideas

Deepnot

Have you ever think about front yard desert landscaping? for some people, this will probably sound a little strange. Desert landscaping is unusual encounter, therefore it would look a bit strange.

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Disaster Zone Averted: The Storage Bins That Might Solve All My Closet Issues — Amazon Deal of the Day

Apartment Therapy

I'm about to embark on a tale that many of you may have lived yourself at some point in your life…the harrowing story of the guest room closet clean out. My friends, I live in a two-bedroom condo, where the second bedroom is used by my S.O.

9 Best Modern Small Apartment Interior Decorating Ideas

Deepnot

Modernity means more innovation in life. It means that living in modern life should also completed by the adjustment and practical thinking in all terms.

JLo & A-Rod Are Apparently Eyeing Apartments In This Midtown Skyscraper

Apartment Therapy

If the real estate gossip is to be believed, abbreviated power couple J-Rod is closing in on their new pad. The superstar actress and singer and former baseball player have been seen peeking around one (particularly tall) residential building. READ MORE ». Real Estate. New York

The Big Reveal: Our $500 Rental Bathroom Makeover — Apartment Therapy Original Makeover

Apartment Therapy

We set out to infuse Erika's sad rental bathroom with style and personality. The makeover involved four projects — ranging from kinda major to easy-as-pie — that added function, storage, color and charm. Best of all — we got it all done for about $500. READ MORE ». Renters Solutions. Makeovers.

Readers Weigh In: This is the Room You Should Always Clean First — Apartment Therapy Reader Month

Apartment Therapy

Last year, we asked Durk Johnson, the executive director of Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP), to share his simple, but fail-safe approach to quick and quality housecleaning: " Follow the Wall."

10 DIY Trick-Or-Treat Bags to Make For Your Little Monsters

Apartment Therapy

A successful trick-or-treating excursion means you might not have to buy any candy until next, say, August. Make sure your kids can carry all their loot — and look Halloweentastic while doing it – with these 10 DIYs. And don't worry, there's still plenty of time to get these done by the 31st!

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10 Ways to Get Rid of That Terrible Smell in Your Kitchen Sink — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

From Kitchn → 10 Ways to Get Rid of That Awful Smell in Your Kitchen Sink. READ MORE

This Item is the Biggest Lifesaver in My Tiny Kitchen

Apartment Therapy

When I started my hunt for the perfect tiny New York apartment, I knew that it would probably come with a tiny kitchen, too. I got lucky: my kitchen actually has a full-sized fridge, and it even has an oven.

The Key to Buying a Home? Be a White College Graduate, According to This Data

Apartment Therapy

As anyone who's ever played Monopoly knows, homeownership helps build wealth over time (er, if it doesn't bankrupt you). It's not through any kind of financial alchemy or anything.

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8 Bewitching Table Ideas for Your Halloween Bash

Apartment Therapy

As I've gotten older, Halloween has become less about the candy and more about the party. Obviously, sweets (and spirits!) are still part of the equation. But these days, I'm more interested in creating a chic treats table or spooky dinner centerpiece than picking a costume.

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This Is the Only Sheet Brand I'll Ever Buy Again—Here's Why

Apartment Therapy

About a year ago, I was a woman on a mission. I was going to find nice white sheets for my family that felt great, would last, and that wouldn't feel like I spent too much money for kids who probably don't enjoy a good set of sheets as much as their mother does. READ MORE ». Bedroom. Bedding

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The Holiday-Ready Task You'll Want to Check Off Your List Right Now

Apartment Therapy

It might be too early for Christmas music and putting a fir tree in the living room, but it's definitely not too early to start planning for the holidays. These early fall months are a great time to start budgeting for gifts, booking travel and, if you're hosting this season, one other thing.

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How to Pull Off Painting Your Living Room Black

Apartment Therapy

Or as the actual (but too long) title to this post should read: How to Pull Off Painting Your Living Room Black a nd It Not Look Like an Angsty Goth '80s Teen Is Gearing up for a Halloween Party While Their Parents Are Out of Town.

Downsizing in Style in a Toronto Condo — Professional Project

Apartment Therapy

Project by: Cynthia Ferguson Designs. Location: Toronto, Ontario. Cynthia was enlisted to help a family of four downsize from their family home into a condo that would better suit their life now. Working with her clients she was able to create a chic space that mixes new pieces with old favorites. READ MORE ». Professional Project. Reader Submissions

Cole Escola's Candy-Colored, Granny-Chic Brooklyn Apartment — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Cole Escola. Location: Brooklyn, New York. Size: 425 square feet. Years lived in: 6 months, renting. If your sweet nana from the 1970s lived in Brooklyn in 2017, you can be pretty certain that she'd fan herself over Cole Escola 's candy-colored apartment. After having lived with roommates for years, Cole was excited to make this one-bedroom home reflect his own unique style, and he's worked diligently to make this happen over the short time he's been in the space.

Glenn Frey of The Eagles' Brentwood Park Mansion Just Hit the Market for $15M

Apartment Therapy

Jeff Lebowski's feelings on the band notwithstanding, The Eagles were beloved to many and inducted in the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame for a reason. Now, one lucky buyer can scoop up his or her own Hotel California: Eagles founder Glenn Frey's widow just put their Brentwood Park mansion on the market for $15 million. READ MORE ». Real Estate. Los Angeles.

An IKEA Product Developer's Shanghai Lanehouse — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Adam Wihlborg. Location: Former French Concession — Shanghai, China. Size: 950 square feet. Years lived in: 4 years, renting. When Adam Wihlborg tells the story, it's hard to believe that six flights of dark and dusty stairs once nearly deterred him from signing a lease on his spacious, light-filled flat looking out over the trees in Shanghai's French Concession.