Maxwell Ryan Talks About How Apartment Therapy Got Its Name In New Interview
If you’ve been around a little while, you know we take the “therapy” part of Apartment Therapy seriously. In an interview with Editor at Large this week, our CEO and founder Maxwell Ryan explains how a 19th century philosopher inspired the very site you’re reading today.
Feb 1, 2018
IKEA & Tom Dixon’s Hackable DELAKTIG Sofa Debuts In Europe
It’s been a year and a half since IKEA and Tom Dixon first announced their upcoming collaboration. In those 18 months, we’ve learned that the “platform for living” is called DELAKTIG, and is a sofa-slash-bed that is endlessly hackable. Now, the British designer has released even more details about the line—including some of the “add-ons” that will be available. At its most basic, DELAKTIG is an aluminum platform that serves as a single bed.
Feb 1, 2018
These Savvy Plugs on Sale Today Will Smarten Up Your Home in Seconds
There’s a new trend sweeping the tech market and we have to say, it’s pretty neat. For many years, if you wanted a “smart” home, it came at top dollar and by the hand of a home automation company. But today, with the proliferation of “home assistants” and whatnot, it’s so much easier and cost effective to do yourself. One quick and simple way to do it? Smart plugs—i.e.
Feb 1, 2018
17 Valentine’s Day Cards That Actually Fit Your Relationship
Hopeless romanticism aside, I’ll be the first to admit that true love doesn’t always look like it does in the movies. (Just ask how much my husband hates it when I finish his sentences… even though that’s really a sign of how perfect we are for each other, obviously.
Feb 1, 2018
The Counterintuitive Way to Instantly Improve Your Rental
When we think about adding style and function to our rental spaces, we usually jump to what we can buy —what rugs, decor and plants will spruce up the space and make it feel more like home? Before you start shopping, consider this: the best (and free!) way to improve a home is to first take away what’s not working: fussy lighting, unnecessary doors and weird fixtures.
Feb 1, 2018
Why We’re Stealing the Pendant Lights from Mandy Moore’s Bedroom
And just like that, you can reclaim your nightstand.
Feb 1, 2018
This Italian Village Is Selling Fixer Upper Homes For Just One Euro
The latest of several ancient, historic (even prehistoric) places in Europe to offer insanely cheap real estate schemes in order to revive their aging populations, the mayor of one village on the Italian island of Sardinia is offering homes for sale for just one euro — with just one more week left to apply.
Feb 1, 2018
Before & After: Smart Changes for a Very Awkward Kitchen
The kitchen in Meredith and Jason’s Chelsea apartment, while much larger than your typical NYC apartment kitchen, still had its share of issues. Style-wise, it was stuck in the late ’90s, with heavy mahogany cabinets that sucked the light from the room. A wall of cabinets partially blocked the light from the room’s one window, while a slightly raised floor made for a tripping hazard.
Feb 1, 2018
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Feb 1, 2018
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Feb 1, 2018
Freezing? 20 of the Coziest Cozy Bedrooms to Warm You Up
When the winter winds are buffeting your body, and also your spirit, there is no more welcome retreat than a cozy, well-appointed bedroom. For your inspiration, we’ve rounded up twenty beautiful spaces, full of ideas to ensure you won’t want to get out of bed until spring. In the bedroom of Anne and Richard’s Manhattan apartment above, a bed piled high with pillows and a cozy chair make for an inviting space.
Feb 1, 2018
Bruce Willis Sells His $18M Central Park West Condo in Just One Week
Just like his beloved character in Die Hard, and though he might work in both NYC and LA, actor Bruce Willis says he will “always be an Upper West Side guy” — even if he did just sell his most recent Central Park West home. Just one week after listing his prewar coop at 271 Central Park West for $17.
Feb 1, 2018
How To Polish a Stainless Steel Sink with Flour (Really!)
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Feb 1, 2018
A Beast of a Kitchen Is Now a Blue Beauty
Name: Heidi Lachapelle, husband Louis, baby daughter Chloe Location: Portland, Maine Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years, owned This house is the SIXTH (and biggest) renovation project that designer Heidi Lachapelle and her husband Louis have tackled together. The neighborhood — in Portland’s West End — is filled with mostly historic homes like brick townhouses and Victorian mansions.
Feb 1, 2018