Father's Day has passed this year, but as any child of an ultra-helpful dad can attest, dads (as well as the lessons they've taught us) deserve appreciation all year long. My dad couldn’t give a flying flip about what color the walls are, whether the couch goes with the rug or what kind of flooring is the kitchen. But what he lacks in caring about aesthetics, he has more than made up for in teaching me about how to take care of a home — and they're lessons that have saved me a lot of headache (and heartache) in my life.
Andy Warhol's One Dollar Bill (Silver Certificate) sold for a few more Washingtons than its subject matter depicts. The 1962 painting was auctioned at Sotheby's in London on Wednesday for £20.9 million, or $32.6 million.
Name:Gillian and Mark Location: Vancouver, BC Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 6 Months; Rented
Mark, an electrical engineer, and Gillian, a lifestyle photographer, live in a beautiful old heritage apartment by the sea in Vancouver, BC. The couple moved into the apartment just a few months ago, after having a major crush on the building for quite some time.
Is the space under your stairs simply a dead space? Maybe it's a closed up, unused footprint in your home. Or perhaps it's open, but you're just not sure what to do with this little niche. Well, here are examples of beautiful and functional ways that homeowners have put this space to use.
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You've made it! You've decided to live together, merging your two households into one. But figuring out how all your stuff can live together, from your grandmother’s nesting tables to his battered but beloved recliner, well, that can be a tiny bit more challenging. Developing a unified and mutually agreed upon aesthetic that showcases both of your personalities and makes your space feel like home may take some work. Never fear: Value City Furniture wants to help. Enter for your chance to win $2,000 of chic furniture, and follow these 4 steps to keep you stylish and sane in your new shared digs:
The Architecture & Design Film Festival returns to New York October 13-18, 2015. The seventh annual festival will show feature-length and short films that explore the human elements of art, fashion, architecture and design in our everyday lives.
Your plate arrives with a waffle, a grilled cheese, raw oysters—but it's not what you ordered. At the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, that's the point, where resident artist Jacqueline Poirier, aka "The Crazy Plate Lady," has been hand painting dishware for the past three years.
Has your couch been seeing a little too much of you lately? There's nothing wrong with spending quality time in your home relaxing from a hard day's work. But if you're feeling like you want to get out more but keep getting snapped back into the same butt-shaped spot on your sofa's cushions, you might need a little self-pushing to get out the door.
The post I wrote last week about groovy 70s furniture got me thinking about conversation pits. I'm convinced that conversation pits were the pinnacle of architectural evolution, and it's all been downhill from there. Maybe we're just afraid of that kind of greatness. But it's 2015, y'all. We've accomplished so much, and we've come so far. I think it's time to bring the conversation pit back.