Posts tagged "decor"

Home Inspiration: 12 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Tiny Bathroom

My fellow city dwellers (and surely many of you in spacious suburban houses too) know the pain of a finding what seems like a dream home until you discover its teeny, tiny bathroom. What’s a woman to do? Click through for a few storage tips and visual tricks to make the room appear larger, more airy, and…

Claire Hannum / May 12, 2015

Home Inspiration: Decorating Tiny Spaces

New York is known for its shoebox apartments, but since living here I’ve been lucky enough to wind up in housing with giant bedrooms more often than not. Of the many apartments I’ve inhabited in this city over the past few years, only one of them involved a stereotypically small bedroom, but I’ve just moved again, and now I have a large…

Claire Hannum / April 14, 2015

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 21 Chalkboard Paint Crafts To Art Up Your Home

Chalkboard paint solves a lot of different problems at once: It’s a cheap and easy way to decorate, it allows you to re-decorate with the swipe of a cloth, and it can any object or space more practical or more useful. Check out these chalkboard paint tutorials for inpiration and instructions on how to make…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 2, 2015

Home Inspiration: 19 Wonderful Workspaces

Nothing improves my productivity game like bright, tidy desk decor. This weekend I finally cleaned off the surface of my desk after weeks of letting it drown under clutter, and I feel like a new woman! Click through for some inspiration for your own dreamy at-home workspace……

Claire Hannum / January 21, 2015

Home Inspiration: Styled With Studs!

There’s something about studs that bring a wee bit of badass to whatever they adorn. While recently shopping around TJ Maxx for a loveseat, I stumbled upon some furniture and home accessories that I loved, and they all had one thing in common— studs. Whether they’re muted metallic or shiny and bright, studs are the…

Katie Oldenburg / September 16, 2014

Home Inspiration: 10 Bar Carts For Under $150

“I’m outdoorsy in that I like getting drunk on patios,” pretty much sums me up to a T. I think we can all agree that one of the best things about the warm weather is the ability to throw back cocktails in the sunshine, am I right? So when the people move from indoors to…

Katie Oldenburg / May 25, 2014

Home Inspiration: Pretty Patterned Pillow Combinations

It is finally starting to warm up here in NYC and I personally can’t wait for the bright colors of budding spring. Tulips! Daffodils! Peonies! Since I lack a garden, I brighten things up and give the inside of my apartment a mini-makeover with colorful throw pillows instead. Play interior decorator by mixing and matching different color…

Sophie Leon / April 3, 2014

30 Dorm Room Decorating Tips

Ahh, dorm living. For many a college student, sharing a 15 x 15 space with one window is an unavoidable reality of the higher learning experience. But your room does not have to be a dull, lifeless crash pad! It can be a warm and inviting space where everyone wants to hang out. And for…

Sophie Leon & Daley Quinn / August 23, 2012

One Damn Good Reason To Plan An Impromptu Trip To Chicago…

Okay, so it may not be an entire Missoni-designed condominium tower, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t impressive: renowned Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta was given carte blanche to design a 1,400-square-foot suite in Chicago’s Park Hyatt Hotel. The Lake Suite by Bottega Veneta boasts a master bedroom, separate living and dining areas, a kitchen,…

Rachel Krause / April 8, 2012

Banish Coffee Cup Rings

Sure signs you’re in a responsible grownup’s apartment: there’s an actual bed frame, not just a mattress and a box spring; there’s the good, soft, thick kind of toilet paper in the bathroom; and there is a set of coasters on the coffee table. Everyone knows cup rings scream “stuck in adolescence.” Project the air…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

Fitness Furniture Combines Home Gym And Locker Room In One

Closets mean different things for different people. If you’re Carrie Bradshaw, it’s a sanctuary and shrine. If you’re a slob, it’s your cleaning quick-fix that houses any assortment of junk. And if you’re someone who lives in a cramped studio apartment in Chinatown, then you probably don’t have a closet, so for you it represent…

Leonora Epstein / December 1, 2010

Art Wars

Bloods go high-brow: Artist Dana Park Weiser pays tribute to classic gang hand signs with her sculpture series, “Throw ‘Em Up.” [Lost in a Supermarket]…

Leonora Epstein / September 8, 2010

First Look: Betsey Johnson’s Eloise-Themed Suite For The Plaza

At long last, the Plaza Hotel has opened up its Eloise-themed suite designed by Betsey Johnson. The New York Times has the scoop: It’s done up in two-toned pink stripes, has custom fabric with Eloise-y phrases (“Charge it, please”), a princess-like bed, and a few dolls and toys. It will only cost you about $1,000…

Leonora Epstein / July 29, 2010

A Look Inside The Home Of French Vogue’s Ed-In-Chief

It’s always fascinating to take a peek into the homes of the fashionable, because they’re normally great eye candy. Here’s a look at French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld’s Paris apartment, which is shockingly stark. Sheesh, we knew Parisian women were all about wearing classic black and being reserved, but Roitfeld’s home takes the idea to…

Leonora Epstein / June 30, 2010

Lufthansa’s New Tricked-Out Bathrooms Make Joining The Mile High Club Enjoyable

Some airlines are trying to keep their customers out of the bathroom by making them pay to use the loo (cruel!). Lufthansa’s restrooms, on the other hand, might just be the best part of the aircraft. The German airline has just refurbished its first class cabin, adding a lavatory that rivals our own with sleek…

Leonora Epstein / May 27, 2010

Seeing Stripes In Jean Paul Gaultier’s House

Jean Paul Gaultier decorates an apartment in Paris with his signature nautical stripes. Dizzy yet? [00 o 00 Blog]…

Leonora Epstein / May 13, 2010

Karl Lagerfeld Really Lights Up A Room

Karl Lagerfeld might not be known for his bright and sunny disposition, but French design company Samal shows that even the cold Kaiser can light up a room with this lamp inspired by Karl’s iconic tie and collar. [Design Spotter]…

Leonora Epstein / April 18, 2010

A Chandelier From Your Recycling Bin

Lonny, our favorite online home magazine, just put up its April/May issue, and it’s chock-full of fun stuff, from editor-in-chief Michelle Adams’s apartment (she has ostrich wallpaper!) to a chic soup recipe from Katie Lee. We’re especially keen to try the instructions Erica Domesek of P.S. – I Made This … shared for creating a…

Catherine Strawn / April 13, 2010
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