In bizarre baby news, a French court ruled that parents couldn't name their child Nutella. According to the ruling, it's against the child's interests to be named after a trademarked food product. The judge renamed the baby girl Ella after the parents failed to show up in court.
Black is... well, it's the new black. It's the perfect way to add a little contrast and depth to minimal interiors, and it's cropping up everywhere. From staircases to bathrooms to kitchens, black — especially in deep, glossy shades — is back.
Let's kick off the final work week of the Cure with a little well-deserved time to catch up on ANYTHING you need to, from an assignment you just didn't get to yet right on through putting the finishing touches on your project. OR, maybe even a little at-home yoga to celebrate your newly-spruced up living room...
It's true: cat cafés are becoming a thing! Tommaso Guerra was hired to design the interior of the Romeow Cat Bistrot which is home to six cats and host to cat-loving bistro customers. Guerra steered clear of kitschy, sad cat lady clichés and turned it into a welcoming, comfortable feline/human hangout.
If you've got a coffee table with a low shelf, you might already have tucked some stylish or useful items under the main surface for storage. But don't neglect this spot for stuff if your coffee table is shelf-less! This little spot of floor space might be small, but it's not insubstantial. Here are some inspiring photos of folks using this space right!
Non-profit Architecture for Humanity has closed after 15 years. The San Francisco-based organization opened in 1999 to initially help provide shelters for refugees from Kosovo. They held design competitions for transitional shelters, and had over 60 chapters worldwide.
Renting in New York is not like renting anywhere else. In New York, you'll find yourself competing with 12 other people for the privilege of paying twice as much as you ever have in rent for a one-room studio whose proportions can most charitably be described as 'cozy'. And unless you're making quite a lot of money, you probably won't be able to get everything you want. New York has plenty of apartments with features that range from the inconvenient (no oven) to the downright bizarre (a shower in the kitchen). Which one of these unusual features would you be willing to put up with to live in the city of your dreams?
Much like stickshifts and safety belts in the Cake song of the same name, full-size sofas "make my baby seem so far." Loveseats were made for lovers— but then again, it's certainly nice to be able to stretch out on your own.