Swallowtail Is the Mid-Century Inspired Tiny House of Your Dreams
You can practically feel the breeze floating through this sun dappled tiny house. The Swallowtail is The Tiny House Company’s newest addition to its tiny home family. Taking its cue from post-war homes, it has a unique butterfly roof, while a timber screen, ply cladding and corrugated sheeting provide “modern form with a typically Australian palette of materials.” 23 feet long and eight feet wide, the house is designed for growth.
Mar 26, 2018
Do Household Cleaning Products Actually Expire?
Do you know how old your furniture polish is? If you have to think back to a specific purchase and then do math, chances are it’s expired. And what about those other products you have to reach way back in the cupboard for — those products you only use a few times a year? Yep, almost all cleaning products expire — but what does that mean exactly? Simply put, it means that they’ll break down and become less effective.
Mar 26, 2018
Everyone’s Favorite Mid-Century Home Just Got A Redesign
One of the world’s most famous houses – and arguably the world’s most famous modern home – has just gotten a major makeover. Los Angeles’ iconic Stahl House (also known as Case Study House No. 22) with its cantilevered structure, and its sweeping, unobstructed views of Los Angeles was an architectural and engineering feat when it was originally built in 1960 by architect Pierre Koenig.
Mar 26, 2018
12 Epic High-End IKEA Hacks That Totally Had Us Fooled
These pieces only look expensive.
Mar 26, 2018
Stop Passing Up These 10 Treasures at Goodwill
If you’re not a seasoned thrifter, Goodwill can be a little intimidating. Filled with buzzing fluorescent lights, broken panini presses, laminated filing cabinets, and bouquets of plastic flowers that seem straight off of the Golden Girls set, it can be a little hard to see the potential wedged in between all the garage-sale junk. But it’s there! You just need to squint and know what you’re looking for.
Mar 26, 2018
The Glass Pavilion is a 215 Square Foot, Desert Dwelling Stunner
When imagining a living space capable of withstanding the harsh desert climate, it’s difficult to see how a glamorous Glass Pavilion could pass the test. However, an inventive design collaboration between Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti and high performance glass manufacturer Guardian Glass proves that a glass structure can actually weather extremely hot temps and a blazing sun without instantly morphing into a furnace.
Mar 26, 2018
Before and After: An Ancient Bathroom Meets An Amazing Tile Floor
This ’50s bathroom has a lot going on—but not much going for it. Can something be done to make it practical, user-friendly, and a little less jumbled? One design firm had the vision and confidence to help this little bathroom be the absolute best that it could be. It’s important to get a full view of the nearly 70-year-old bathroom and the wee bit of chaos that reigned therein.
Mar 26, 2018
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What Would the “Aladdin the Musical” Characters’ Homes Look Like IRL?
The award-winning Aladdin on Broadway brings the adventure of Disney’s classic film to a whole new world. (Sorry, too easy!) Which got us thinking…What would Jasmine, Aladdin and all the other characters’ digs look like in real life? With a little help from our library of House Tours we came up with a few ideas… Design Personality: Modern Desert Rustic We start in the desert. Not the Seven Deserts outside Agrabah, but the Mojave Desert in CA.
Mar 26, 2018
A Bold and Colorful Boston Condo Is a Marvelous Mix of Styles
Name: Madison Wetter, husband Skyler, and Italian Greyhound, Warren Location: Boston, Massachusetts Size: 2,100 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned Furniture aside, our space is filled with three big personalities: my husband, Sky; our Italian Greyhound, Warren; and me, Madison. Like most, we wanted to decorate our first home with a style and quality that would not only last us but one that would also make us proud.
Mar 26, 2018