While hitting stores and shops online or offline can be great for spotting the current trends and innovations in home decorating and design, it's the industry events that give a sneak peek into what's ahead.
Fifty years ago this week, I was twenty and I showed the mini dress in Paris Couture with my best friend Mia.
It's clear the homeowners took care to modernize the home while still retaining the 1920s character, with antique-looking lights, a subway tile backsplash and distressed hardwood floors. The light gray walls match perfectly with the marble countertops and white cabinets.
In episode 13 we begin to redo a room that is extremely important: the closet. This is where my shoes and clothes will reside, and I want them to fe...
It won't be as easy for IMA to leave its mark on the walls of its new neighborhood, Ilse Cordoni told me during a recent visit to the studio; in Berkeley there will be more bureaucratic hoops to jump through.
Where do you go for gems?! The junkyard of course! We ended up finding some great pieces too: a mirror, two bronze jugs, an old bar marquee that say's "Jo's Place", and a vintage gum ball machine.
We put up our chandelier, picked out a wallpaper to put up on our ceiling, refinished a built-in cabinet and turned it into our bar, caged a plant, and got a TEMPORARY dining table.
Art and commerce collide powerfully in the grocery store, and half the time we're not even aware of the mix.
OMG we FINISHED our living room! In this episode we reveal our chairs after having them reupholstered, fill in our book shelves, and DIY some paper mâchéd animal heads with gold and copper leaf.
Fast, savvy and (mostly) cheap fix-up.
In this episode we look at some swatches, get our furniture moved in, do the simplest OMG DIY yet and start thinking about ideas for part two!
The growing Creative Economy and the democratization of production is fostering a large generation of lone wolf professionals, competing fiercely for a place in the sun and their fifteen minutes of fame.
If you're not happy with your current layout, why not mix it up a bit. Sometimes new floor plans are all you need to give your home a polished and put together look.
Thinking about bringing in some greenery to boost that indoor scenery? Here are a dozen healthy picks. 1. Ferns 2. Ficus tree 3. Fiddle-leaf ficus ...
Forget no-frills lodging; today's new brand of hostels offers cool decor and plenty of perks. Sounds too good to be true? Well, we've got the scoop on hostels that pack a wow factor with upscale amenities, contemporary comforts, prime locations, and good food.
In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!