This Is How IKEA Chooses Its Product Names
The system still used by product namers today was created by IKEA's founder, Ingvar Kamprad because he couldn't remember numerical product codes.
Jan 17, 2023
This Is Pantone’s 2023 Color of the Year
It's a color that they haven't featured in over a decade.
Dec 1, 2022
13 Thanksgiving Movies and TV Shows to Stream This Week
Featuring classics, new favorites, and more to watch with your friends and family.
Nov 21, 2022
Deal of the Day: This Over The Sink Dish Rack Is 70% Off
If you live in a small space, chances are, your kitchen is equally as tiny. And if you don’t happen to have a dishwasher, a regular dish rack is probably hogging some much needed counter space. Well, hog no more, because this rack is here to drain your dishes right over the sink—and for a steal.
Oct 16, 2022
Amazon’s New Dash Wand Is Kind of Magical (And Basically Free)
Amazon is looking to make ordering a little more magical. The online retail giant just announced the Dash Wand, a gadget that combines scanner functionality with their Alexa voice assistant to create a truly useful—and practically magical—experience. When Amazon first released Dash buttons—those single product, one touch reordering modules—they drew a ton of mixed reviews.
Oct 15, 2022
Ina’s Garten’s Controversial Sofa Color Isn’t For Everybody
Ina Garten is a total pro when it comes to cooking and entertaining, and lately, she’s been proving that she isn’t afraid to go bold with more than just flavor. Need proof? Look no further than her choice of sofa. This week, the domestic doyenne took to her Instagram account to promote her new book, Cook Like a Pro, set to be released on October 23. But also interesting is what is behind her: her colorful choice of an orange sofa.
Oct 14, 2022
Before & After: 25 Decorating Makeovers From Every Room
Renovations often produce dramatic results, but that doesn’t mean you need to rip out floors and knock out walls to make a statement. Let’s look at some of our favorite big, bold, and beautiful Big Reveal transformations, using just the power of paint and decor. Re-edited from a post originally published 9.27.
Oct 14, 2022
Just a Peek: House Call Roundup
Our reader-submitted House Calls offer just a taste of their homes and style. Though only some go on to become full House Tours, we love these little glimpses into spaces all over the globe.
Oct 12, 2022
How To Make the Most of a Bathroom with a Pedestal Sink
Does your bathroom have a pedestal sink? I definitely feel your short-on-storage pain. Here’s how to make the most of your small bathroom, with examples from our House Tours: 1. Add furniture. If your bathroom has a layout that allows for a freestanding piece of furniture, count your lucky stars and get to shopping. 2. Utilize the top of your toilet. If your tank has a flat top, use it for some practical and pretty open storage. 3. Any flat surface is fair game.
Oct 12, 2022
Starbucks Is Closing Their Online Store — Here’s What’s On Sale
Coffee lovers, here’s a bargain for you: Starbucks is closing their online store as of October 1 and liquidating what’s left in it. So while you’ll no longer be able to order an insulated mug or a pour over coffee maker from them online after next month, you can snag those very things and more right now, for a sweet discount of up to 50 percent.
Oct 12, 2022
Designlovefest’s New Travel Collection for Target is Available Now
Fans of the colorful style of Bri Emery, we have great news. The Los Angeles-based creative director and founder of Designlovefest partnered with Target for a new travel collection, and it’s available right now. Emery has been teasing the collection on her Instagram for nearly a week now, giving glimpses of the pieces in action in her IG Stories.
Oct 12, 2022
Dunn-Edwards’ 2023 Color of the Year Is Lush and Sophisticated
"It’s meant to be playful and a great starter color" for people who might be color-averse. "It’s okay to try new things!"
Oct 4, 2022
Before & After: Cookbook Display Goes Front-Facing
My kitchen is spacious by city apartment standards, but really lacks in storage. While an inexpensive tower shelf stored my cookbooks just fine, I found that I wasn’t particularly inspired to use them, and the positioning partially blocked doorway. So I decided to break out my favorites and display them with some reverence… by facing them forward. You may have already spied these cookbook shelves in my January Cure party post.
Sep 20, 2022
GLIDDEN’s 2023 Color of the Year Is So Versatile
Much like 2015 internet sensation The Dress, the team's color experts can't agree on what color it actually is.
Aug 16, 2022
Costco Has Shag Area Rugs for Cheap Right Now
The sizable rugs measure 6.5 feet by 9 feet and come in a variety of patterns.
Aug 11, 2022
Are You Team Couch Nap or Bed Nap? Our Editors Debate
Check out how it all went down in our Slack conversation.
Jul 1, 2022
The Items at Home That Remind People of Pride All Year Round
We asked our Instagram followers to share some items in their homes that remind them of Pride, and here's what they came up with.
Jun 30, 2022
Stanley Tucci Wants You to Vacation Like an Italian
Celebrating summer "Tucci style" means "not doing a lot."
Jun 13, 2022
This Is the New “It” Pattern of Small/Cool
It's classic and fresh all at once.
May 13, 2022
These Are the Best Spring Candles of 2022
From fresh scents to fruity ones and floral ones.
Apr 8, 2022
This DIYer Created a Ramadan Tablescape That’s Perfect for Breaking the Fast All Month Long
To mark the holy month, Ayesha Anwar, the creative behind the blog Plays on Patterns created a beautiful tablescape to celebrate Ramadan.
Apr 2, 2022
Yankee Candle’s 2022 Scent of the Year Is Meant to Inspire Joy
It's joy in a jar.
Mar 16, 2022
Oprah’s Favorite Things for 2021 Are Here, and You’ll Want Everything
It’s officially November, which means it’s time to pack up the pumpkins and skeletons for another year and crank up the Mariah Carey holiday tunes. It’s also the season for gift giving, and one particularly famed gifter — Oprah, you may have heard of her? — just dropped her annual guide known as Oprah’s Favorite Things. The 2021 version is full of style, home, beauty, pet, kid, and food gifts for basically everyone on your list.
Nov 1, 2021
Chip and Joanna Gaines Just Announced When Magnolia Network Is Debuting on Cable
The duo announced today exactly when you can expect to see Magnolia Network pop up in your channel lineup.
Sep 28, 2021
These Are the Best Fall Candles We Smelled This Year
When it comes to fall scented candles, there are a lot of options out there. Here are the best.
Sep 22, 2021
GLIDDEN’s 2022 Color of the Year Is Creamy, Dreamy, and Even a Little Extra
Grab the chips and get ready to dip.
Sep 9, 2021
3 Unique Color Combos to Inspire Your Next Decor Project
Small/Cool Experience 2021
If you're looking to break out of a color rut and explore more hues, just take a look at these gorgeous spaces from Apartment Therapy's Small/Cool Experience.
Jun 25, 2021
This Weighted Robe Is Like an At-Home Spa Day, And It’s On Sale Right Now!
The weighted collar is so relaxing.
May 21, 2021
Welcome to Restival Season, Where Relaxing Is the Main Event
This week, Apartment Therapy is throwing its own type of festival, and it's all about rest. A Restival, if you will.
May 17, 2021
This Cushion Set Converted My Desk Chair Into an Expensive Office Chair for Much Cheaper
Retrofitting my current chair with a cushion might help add some comfort (and save a ton of money).
Apr 14, 2021
Here’s How You Can Support the AAPI Community Right Now
In addition to reaching out and checking in with your AAPI friends and family, here are other ways to show support for the community right now.
Mar 18, 2021
Yankee Candle Just Announced Its 2021 Scent of the Year
It's ready to take you on a journey.
Mar 16, 2021
What Everyone Gets Wrong About Daylight Saving Time
Here are 3 common mistakes you're probably making when it comes to this yearly ritual.
Mar 10, 2021
Justina Blakeney and Camille Styles Share 5 Tips for Refreshing Your Home in 2021
If those "new year, new me" feelings haven't worn off just yet, take some advice from style stars Justina Blakeney and Camille Styles.
Jan 11, 2021
The Home Trends That Are Going to Be Big in 2021, According to Pinterest
Pinterest just released its Pinterest Predicts report for 2021, and it's full of trends that are going to be big well into next year. Here's what you can expect to see more of when it comes to home and decor.
Dec 10, 2020
IKEA Is Discontinuing Its Annual Catalog
IKEA has announced that after 70 years of releasing its popular catalog, that the recently released 2021 digital catalog will be its last.
Dec 7, 2020
17 Winter Candles that Will Give Your Space Ultimate Cozy Vibes
We're hitting peak candle season, folks.
Dec 5, 2020
Target’s Black Friday Sales Are Already Live—Here Are the Best Deals
Vacuums, weighted blankets, and gifts for everyone on your list.
Nov 25, 2020
IKEA Now Sells a Teeny Tiny Version of Its Big Blue Bag
There's a new mini bag on the scene, from none other than IKEA.
Nov 24, 2020
HomeGoods Just Announced That an Online Store Is Coming
Here's when you'll be able to shop online.
Nov 20, 2020
You’ll Be Able to Shop at Ulta Beauty Inside Target, Starting in 2021
Talk about a one stop shop.
Nov 10, 2020
Oprah’s Favorite Things for 2020 Features Lots of Black- and Women-Owned Small Businesses
2020 has hardly been a predictable year, but at least one thing remains the same: Oprah and her highly anticipated Favorite Things list.
Nov 6, 2020
IKEA’s New Candle Collab Is So Good, You’ll Want All 13 Scents
The collection is called OSYNLIG, which is Swedish for "invisible."
Oct 15, 2020
Peek Inside Seth Meyers’ $4.5 Million West Village Pad
He and wife Alexi have already bought a bigger place.
Oct 15, 2020
The History & Exploration of Quality in The Finer Things
What is quality? That’s the question Christiane Lemieux set out to answer in her new book, The Finer Things (Clarkson Potter, available today). As the author of bestseller Undecorate, founder of DwellStudio and forthcoming lifestyle brand Lemieux et Cie, it’s a question she is uniquely qualified to ask if not answer—though she leaves the latter to the experts she interviews.
Oct 14, 2020
Sherwin-Williams’ 2021 Color of the Year Is Where Nostalgia Meets Sanctuary
Sherwin-Williams announced its 2021 Color of the Year, and the hue is a blend of nostalgia with the desire for sanctuary.
Sep 22, 2020
Fall TV Is Delayed This Year—Here’s How to Make Your Own TV “Lineup”
Watch Week Reruns
This week, Apartment Therapy is creating our own must-watch lineups of reruns that you can mix and match for the perfect blend of new-to-you TV.
Sep 21, 2020