Is IKEA Launching a Smart Home Speaker to Take on Amazon and Google?
You’re probably familiar with voice-powered home assistants (and glorified bluetooth speaker systems) like the Amazon Echo and the Google Home. Well, we can expect a competitor—courtesy of IKEA. Not to be outdone in the realm of home audio and the Internet of things, everyone’s favorite meatball maker-and-home-furnishings-store just announced it’s teaming up with in-home audio company, Sonos.
Dec 8, 2017
Here’s What Our Favorite Design Pros Think About Ultra Violet
If you’re just joining us, Pantone made their huge annual announcement on Thursday: the Color of the Year 2018 is Ultra Violet. Pantone says it “takes our awareness and potential to a higher level,” though it might be a Friends throwback or something more subtle. Either way, we’ve found out what you think, but we thought we’d ask some of our favorite designers and influencers for their professional opinions.
Dec 8, 2017
10 Gotta-Have-‘Em Stocking Stuffers Under $25
Like any good gift, the best stocking stuffers are ones that are fun but also useful. And while the web is brimming with adorable miniature gift ideas, deciding which ones are actually worth your money isn’t always easy. To help make your odds-and-ends holiday shopping go a little smoother, we rounded up 10 of the cutest, smallest, and most importantly, purposeful stocking-sized gifts we could find on Amazon. Did we mention they’re all under $25 (and most under $15)?
Dec 8, 2017
Beautiful Outdoor Decorating Ideas That Aren’t the Least Bit Tacky
Your neighbor’s yard is home to a community of inflatable snowmen, but you’d like to celebrate the season in a slightly more understated way. If you’d prefer for your exterior decorations to be as minimal and tasteful as your interior ones, look no further than these ideas that will have your home looking festive and holiday-ready, with nary a snowman (or even a reindeer) in sight. Above: Wouldn’t you just love to come home to a place like this?
Dec 8, 2017
7 Festive Uses For Coffee Filters This Holiday Season
An unexpected and festive use for an everyday product.
Dec 8, 2017
How Your Hair Ties Can Help You Clean Your Makeup Brushes
After daily foundation applications, swirls of blush, and minutes spent in your steamy bathroom, your makeup brushes can quickly become home to unwanted oils and bacteria. This is why cleaning makeup brushes is a critical step to keeping your skin healthy and clear. But after diligently washing brushes and laying them out on a towel, they often take hours—sometimes even a full day—to fully dry.
Dec 8, 2017
3 Reasons This Country’s Homes Are So Devastatingly Dreamy
Some of the most beautiful homes I saw this year were from The Netherlands. From houses in Amsterdam’s bustling urban center to organic modern homes full of history in bucolic country settings, each home perfectly embodies the personality and spirit of the person living in it. But while each space is wholly unique, I noticed a series of three important things that folks living in Dutch homes seem to “get right” when it comes to design.
Dec 8, 2017
House Tour: A Pop Art Museum In a NYC Apartment
House Tour: A Pop Art Museum In a NYC Apartment
Dec 8, 2017