Thu.Jan 18, 2018

Hottest 2018 Home Trends, According to Pinterest

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Pinterest recently released a report about the top 100 trends based on Pinning activity. And the home and interior design category is blowing up. There’s currently more than 14 billion home looks on Pinterest and the category continues to grow, with a 75% increase in Pins compared to last year.

Metro Tile Layouts

The London Tile Co.

Metro, subway, brick, or whatever you call them, these small ceramic tiles never seem to go out of style. They take their name from the coloured brick tiles traditionally used in underground stations but have become a staple in both kitchens and bathrooms over the last few years.

Erin Adams Cement Tiles At Kimpton Rowan, Palm Springs

Granada Tile

Spotted in the wild, Stockholm cement tiles from our Erin Adams Collection at Juniper Table , a Mediterranean flavored anytime of day cafe from Chef Stephen Wambachs, one of the eateries at the newest Kimpton Hotel, Rowan Palm Springs.

Collaboration Corner: Decorative Materials & Mountain Living 2017 Home of the Year

As The Tile Turns

Every year, acclaimed magazine Mountain Living asks architects, designers and homeowners to share their latest accomplishments in pursuit of the coveted Home of the Year Award. The magazine receives a myriad of impressive entries, which include photographs of several rooms and special features. Finalists often receive walk-through evaluations from the judging committee, which may express curiosity surrounding the home's in-person atmosphere. Project Highlights luxury tiles

Narrow Apartment in Tel Aviv Designed in White

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This narrow, 42 square-meter (462 square-foot) apartment in Tel Aviv, Israel, was envisioned and designed for a family who enjoys entertaining. Recently renovated by interior designer Yael Perry , it features a practical layout and plenty of natural light.

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These Winter Maintenance Tips Can keep your Home Warmer

Stagetecture

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by American Home Shield, all opinions are strictly my own. Now that the holidays are behind us, and the New Year upon us, it’s time to get refocused on winter maintenance for our homes.

How to Shop Target Like an Apartment Therapy Editor

Apartment Therapy

Deciding on a favorite Target purchase can feel like picking your favorite pet or kid…it's not easy, people.

Amazon Announces 20 Finalists in HQ2 Search

Apartment Therapy

Big news from Amazon today: The online retail giant has announced that it has narrowed its second headquarters search to twenty cities. READ MORE ».

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Before and After: A Sad Estate Sale House Redesigned To Sell

Apartment Therapy

This is an interesting project, as it was purchased and remodeled for the express purpose of being sold. Unlike many projects we see which intimately reflect the residents' needs, habits, and tastes, this one was freed from such restrictions.

The House That Lizzie Maguire Built (Well, Sort of)

Apartment Therapy

I'm about to confess something that I'm definitely not ashamed of, though.maybe I should be? Nah, I'm not. I'm a thirtysomething grown woman and I still love Lizzie McGuire. READ MORE ». Books & Media. Luxury Living. Ideas & Inspiration. Interior Design

"Expert" Advice Designers Always Break (& Why You Should, Too)

Apartment Therapy

You know what they say—rules are made to be broken. Ok, some rules really shouldn't be. But when it comes to gorgeous interiors, some forward-thinking pros are breaking certain decorating ideals in the best possible ways.

The Genius Way Six Renters Made Themselves Happier at Home

Apartment Therapy

These six renters all have something in common. Each had high hopes for their homes, and they all invested some time and money into making their apartments match their lifestyles, priorities and interests.

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Was Pantone Right All Along About This Once-Reviled Color?

Apartment Therapy

Each year, the color experts at Pantone make a pick for Color of the Year. Sometimes their selections are right on the money—in 2016, they correctly predicted the rise of Millennial pink. Other choices seem a bit.odd.

Target Is Launching Its Own Fragrance Line

Apartment Therapy

Good news, beauty lovers: The bullseye is getting into the game, nose first. That's right, Target announced Thursday that it's launching its first ever fragrance line. READ MORE ». Shopping Guides. Fashion & Beauty.

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Ten Under-$40 IKEA Finds That'll Double the Storage in Your Bathroom

Apartment Therapy

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, sometimes, with little to no storage space.

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One Year In: What You Should Do When You Reach the First Anniversary in Your Home

Apartment Therapy

You've done it! You've been in your current home for a whole entire year!

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Are Granny Flats The New Tiny House?

Apartment Therapy

With many major cities facing an affordable housing crisis, alternative modes of living have been on the rise. From tiny houses , to van life , to shipping container homes , we've seen a host of stories about the creative spaces folks are outfitting in order to live within their means.

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This is The Right Way to Unclog a Toilet With a Plunger

Apartment Therapy

Clogged toilets are just one of those inescapable, yucky facts of life.

Zach Braff Returns To TV In a Show Based on a Podcast

Apartment Therapy

It's almost time for mid-season replacements, that wonderful time of year when all the second-string sitcoms sub in for the ones that got cancelled already. Over at ABC, they're taking a chance on Alex, Inc., a show based on a podcast. READ MORE ». Books & Media.

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10 Things Smart Shoppers Always Do at the Grocery Store

Apartment Therapy

The smartest shoppers really know how to make the most of their trips to the store. It's a skill, one I'm sure many of us wish we were better at. Smart shoppers know how to stretch their dollar further, avoid buying unnecessary items, and make their store work for them.

This Grocery Store Is Selling A Reverse Snuggie For People With Cold Feet

Apartment Therapy

While it's questionable where this product falls on the hygge/lazy spectrum , we just had to share this new take on the Snuggie (or Slanket, depending on your brand loyalties) that was brought to our attention, courtesy of one European grocery store. READ MORE ». Shopping Guides. Blankets.

Stop This Bathroom Clutter Magnet from Stealing Your Time — The January Cure — Assignment #13

Apartment Therapy

I know we're all putting in a lot of work during the Cure this month, but I promise the reward is totally worth it. A clean and organized home doesn't just look better, it works better, too.

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A Cute & Quirky Austin Bungalow — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Name: Taylor Clouse. Location: Hyde Park — Austin, Texas. Size: 900 square feet. There are three tenants in this home, two of the people variety and one of the four-legged variety," shares Taylor Clouse, of Love Country Interiors & Design. "My

Here's the Difference Between Hygge and Just Plain Lazy

Apartment Therapy

When studying Danish, one of the first words you'll learn is "hygge." It loosely translates to "coziness," but many Danes will tell you that meaning is a bit too literal and restrictive. It's a word that is so emblematic of the Danish culture that it doesn't have a perfect English equivalent.

Reese Witherspoon Just Optioned This New Book of Short Stories

Apartment Therapy

Reese Witherspoon is one of my favorite bookworms—follow her digital book club for inspiration—and she knows how to bring fantastic stories to the big screen. From Wild , to Big Little Lies , to the upcoming A Wrinkle in Time , I just look to Reese's IMDb page for what I should add to my TBR pile.

"Summer Camp Supper Club" Style in Silver Lake — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Drew Vuong. Location: Silver Lake — Los Angeles, California. Size: 600 square feet. Years live in : 7 years, renting. With the constant sunny Los Angeles weather, Drew Vuong wanted to incorporate his love of outdoors and patio living in the inside of his home. He has created a great space for entertaining, leisure, and displaying his favorite artwork both personal and collected.

Saying Goodbye to "Gay Gardens," a Plant-Filled Seattle Rental — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Matthew Mirarchi and JoJo the pup. Location: West Seattle — Seattle, Washington. Size: 1,000 square feet. Years Lived In: 2 years, renting. Gay Gardens is my plant-filled genie bottle," confesses Matthew. Tucked away along an arterial road snaking through West Seattle's hillside, it's one of those rental gems that only comes along once in a blue moon.