Nancy Mitchell

As a Senior Writer at Apartment Therapy, Nancy splits her time among looking at beautiful pictures, writing about design, and photographing stylish apartments in and around NYC. It’s not a bad gig.
20 Online Sources Perfect for the Art Lover on a Budget
Build your collection without breaking the bank.
May 12, 2023
Goodbye Boob Lights: 15 Stylish, Modern Flush-Mount Fixtures
Are there no nice-looking flush-mount lights? Surely, they have to be out there...somewhere, so we decided to do a little hunting, and here's what we found.
Apr 24, 2023
The Best Sleeper Sofas for Small Spaces
We've found the best small-space sleepers of your (and your guests') dreams.
Jan 16, 2023
These 12 Space-Saving Wall-Mounted Desks Are Just What Your Work Setup Is Missing
And they double as dining tables and extra storage spots.
Jan 9, 2023
The 15 Best Budget Shoe Storage Solutions for Spaces Big and Small
If you've ever been a renter and have more than two pairs of shoes, this one's for you.
Oct 26, 2022
12 Rattan Accent Chairs Sure to Bring a Casual, Cool Vibe to Your Living Space
Elevate your space today.
Jul 8, 2022
What is Wainscoting? It’s The Unsung Design Detail that Totally Makes a Room
An easy way to give your home a little bit of old-world charm.
Apr 20, 2022
These Small Backyard Pools Show How to Make a Splash in the Tiniest Spaces
You don't have to have a big backyard to fit in a pool—and if you do have a big backyard, the pool doesn't have to take up the entire thing.
Mar 5, 2022
10 Freestanding Wardrobe and Clothes Racks We Love
Tiny-apartment dwellers, this one's for you.
Mar 1, 2022
11 of Our Favorite Tufted Headboards For Every Budget
Add some glamour to your bedroom today.
Oct 15, 2021
A Drink Table Is Just What It Sounds Like & You Probably Need One
Because sometimes all you need a table to do is just hold your drink.
Oct 14, 2021
15 Stylish Upholstered Dining Chairs for Every Budget
We went searching for upholstered dining chairs that will be friendly to your guests' backsides and bottoms while looking great in your dining room, too.
Oct 5, 2021
12 Headboard Alternatives When Your Bed Has No Headboard
If you're looking for something a little off the beaten path, here are 11 headboard alternatives to give your bed that finished look.
Jul 11, 2021
These One-Wall Kitchens Prove That Streamlined Spaces Still Pack a Big Punch
Great for small spaces, this less-often used layout is worth a look.
Jul 11, 2021
Tiny Person, Tiny Room: Homes With Clever Solutions to Fitting in a Nursery
If only the universe were a little more accommodating, every time you added a new person to your family, a new room would magically be added to your abode. Alas, it is not so. But the good news is that, for a while at least, tiny people do not take up very much space, so in the same way that you can morph part of a living room into a home office or a closet into a (grown-up) bedroom, you can carve out a spot for your little one.
Jul 10, 2021
7 Purr-fect DIY Ways to Hide the Litter Box
Finally give your kitties the privacy they desire.
Jun 15, 2021
8 Rustic Bathroom Design Ideas That’ll Make You Want to Move to the Woods
Many bathrooms are sterile, shiny affairs, full of porcelain, ceramic tile, and sleek chrome. The following spaces, however, aim for something a little different. Whether your bathroom is small or a huge primary bath, going rustic just makes everything feel cozier. Bringing in textured elements like brick, concrete, and wood will give your bathroom a touch of the unexpected and more than a little bit of rustic charm.
May 27, 2021
20 Clever Ways to Add Storage to Your Bathroom Walls
Short on cabinets? We've got solutions.
Mar 29, 2021
10 Room Dividers and Folding Screens We Love
Whether you need to carve out a bedroom from a studio apartment, or a foyer from a living room, or just a little private space anywhere, these room dividers will get the job done.
Mar 18, 2021
12 Clever Small Space Ideas to Steal from IKEA
These Swedes know small spaces.
Oct 28, 2020
How ‘Discovering’ a New Spot in My Home Opened New Possibilities for Socializing
Social distancing hasn’t replaced our need for socializing. “How We Gather Now” is Apartment Therapy’s look at how we’re finding safe new ways to get together in 2020, presented in partnership with Absolut Juice. We’ve heard about the simple joys of the front porch; focusing on what you can do; and celebrating even in times of crisis.
Sep 4, 2020
Indoor Trees for Green Thumbs, Beginners, and Every Plant Parent in Between
It's a mini-forest in your living room.
Jul 20, 2020
7 Fun Things to Do at Home Tonight (Besides Watch TV)
If you don't have housemates, you can do everything on this list (in one way or another) over the internet.
Apr 11, 2020
This Chef and TV Personality Has a Perfectly Adorable Brooklyn Apartment
This chef has an enviable kitchen, but there's so much more.
Jan 25, 2020
This Super Popular (and Versatile!) Rug Ties Any Room Together
It's made its way into over 2,000 homes, and also a whole lot of Instagrams.
Aug 29, 2019
Hold Everything, this Townhome’s Kitchen is the Greatest of All Time
I have seen a lot of kitchens, and this kitchen is doing something to me.
Aug 27, 2019
This L.A. Home Is the Ultimate Slumber Party Pad
Looking through the photos of Cara and Poppy Delevingne's Los Angeles home, I couldn't help thinking: this is exactly the kind of house I would've dreamed up when I was eight years old. You might think that sounds like a disaster, but you'd be wrong. It is glorious.
Aug 23, 2019
Here’s Why Genevieve Gorder Has a Bathtub in Her Office
Genevieve chronicled the renovation of her New York apartment in an HGTV show called "Genevieve's Renovation." Some of the big changes she made included combining her apartment with the one next door, and, yes, adding a bathtub to her office.
Jul 22, 2019
This ’80s Staple is Back, and We Have Thoughts
The story of chintz' '80s heyday and its subsequent decline and return to popularity are just a small part of its evolution.
Jun 28, 2019
An ER Doctor’s Calming Houston Oasis
ER doctor Pam is a NYC native and when she moved to Houston, Texas, she found this spacious, modern townhouse and turned it into a welcoming, personal space.
Jun 21, 2019
We’re a Little Obsessed With Andrea Bocelli’s Dreamy Tuscan Villa
Sometimes, buying a home is a little bit like falling in love. Sometimes, when you know, you know. It was like that for world-renowned opera singer Andrew Bocelli, who settled on this 8,000 square foot Tuscan villa “rather quickly.” “For a choice as important as buying your home, I think we have to call on not only our rationality but also our instinct,” he told Architectural Digest. It’s hard to blame him.
Jun 19, 2019
Your Favorite Fashion Website Now Has an Office to Die For
Here at Apartment Therapy, we’re big fans of Man Repeller, the online destination for smart, quirky fashion and smart, addictive writing about life, culture, and everything else. Last year, founder Leandra Medine partnered with Decorist to redesign her NYC home — and this year, she worked with Decorist designer Chloe Redmond Warner to transform Man Repeller’s New York offices.
May 31, 2019
Before & After: Taraji P. Henson Surprises Stepmom with a Brand-New Kitchen
Sunday was Mother’s Day and hopefully, you remembered to call your mom. Film and television actress Taraji P. Henson took things one step further and treated her stepmom Angie to a complete renovation of her Washington D.C.-area home. With a little help from the folks at Houzz, she transformed Angie’s old, crumbling kitchen, and opened up her cramped living room, which is now airy and full of light. Taraji was 16 when she met Angie for the first time.
May 15, 2019
What We Can Learn from Touring Victoria’s Dream Closet
Imagine this being the first thing you see every morning...
Apr 26, 2019
Lenny Kravitz’ Brazilian Home Is a Former Coffee Plantation
Have you ever just wanted to take a break? Lenny Kravitz did that, in Brazil, for six months. Wrapping up a tour through the South American country, he got a call from a friend to visit a property in the countryside. The property, an old coffee plantation, was nestled deep in the forest, surrounded by mountains, and almost immediately Kravitz fell in love. In the May issue, Kravitz tells Architectural Digest: “Everyone was ready to go home, but something told me, ‘Have an adventure.
Apr 19, 2019