A Scandinavian-Inspired Paris Home Is the Perfect Mix of Modern, French, and a Hint of Pink
As this family grew, they purchased the apartment next door, merging the two apartments to create the perfect home for their family.
Dec 19, 2019
A Fashion Designer’s Fort Greene Apartment Is Chic and Parisian-Inspired
Danielle Ribner is the founder of Loup, a Parisian-inspired women’s wear collection collection that focuses on well-made wardrobe staples. She lives in this minimal, bright apartment in Brooklyn's Fort Greene rental apartment.
Dec 19, 2019
A Thoughtful Remodel Makes This Home Feel Bright, Well-Laid Out, and Totally Transformed
Before the remodel this house felt cramped. After the remodel, it feels as if it's gained 50 percent more square footage.
Dec 19, 2019
A Creative Family Crafted a Supportive, Modern Home
Co-Founder of Wolf + Friends Carissa Tozzi shares this home with husband Dino, their six-year-old son Wolf, and their rescue pup, Pepito.
Dec 19, 2019
A Couple Shares the Most Organized, Functional 240-Square-Foot Studio Ever
Every item must have at least three different uses, be used three times a week, or be used for more than three years.
Dec 19, 2019
Creative Entrepreneurs Share a Cozy Condo with a View
A fiber artist and a suit designer downsized from a three-bedroom house to a one-bedroom condo in a downtown Portland high-rise.
Dec 19, 2019
Relaxing, DIY Design in Montreal
Name: Violaine, Gaëtan Havart & Hubert Location: Mile End; Montreal, Quebec Size: 825 square feet Years lived in: 4.5 years; Owned Violaine and Gaëtan live in one of the most desired neighborhoods of Montreal, and their condo is stunning. As a Belgian architect now living in the city, Gaëtan designed the new kitchen and bathroom in his spare time. The result is unique and simply gorgeous.
Dec 19, 2019
This Minimalist Pet Furniture Is So Stylish, Even Humans Will Want to Lounge in It
We love the combined coffee table-cat hammock.
Dec 1, 2019
Here’s What to Do if Your Minimalist Room Turned Out Boring
Because minimalism shouldn't mean sparse and cold.
Nov 25, 2019
B&A: A Dated Catskills Cabin Is Now a Warm Modern Home
Before the makeover, the walls, tile, and carpeting in this cabin was salmon or orange-ish. Once eliminated, the whole place felt much bigger and fresher.
Nov 21, 2019
A Photographer’s Sunny Pre-War Apartment in Chicago
When you're lucky enough to inherit good bones, less is always more. This beautiful rental is a love letter to vintage Chicago city living.
Nov 21, 2019
B&A Remodeled Berlin Apartment's Now a Minimal, Modern Ode to Architecture
And it's full of the most BEAUTIFUL, Mediterranean and Scandinavian-inspired textures and colors.
Nov 14, 2019
This San Francisco Rental Is a Minimal, Monochromatic, Desert-Inspired Space
Abstract artist Kaleen Cameron has made a relaxing home in this San Francisco rental house.
Nov 10, 2019
A Minimal Madrid Home Is Sweet, Simple, and Perfect for This Small Family
It's the perfect combination of everyone who lives within it.
Nov 9, 2019
Fern the Bus Is a Tiny, Incredibly Organized Home on Wheels
A couple and their baby call this converted school bus home when they are on the road having adventures.
Nov 8, 2019
A Stylish Home Sports Problem-Solving DIYs and a Smart Furniture Layout
Interior designer Jess Diab's home has an L.A. mid-century modern feel with a focus on contemporary artists and their stories.
Nov 7, 2019
A Dated 1990s House Was Turned into a Minimal Home With a Modern Banister
Purchased five years ago "as-is," before the gut remodel this home was cookie-cutter, looking just like 40 other homes in the neighborhood.
Nov 5, 2019
There Are 45+ Houseplants in This Gorgeous 'Minimal Jungle' Berlin Flat
There are 45+ houseplants in this home, ranging from striking smaller Alocasia Zebrinas to 3-meter tall Monsteras.
Nov 4, 2019
A Minimal 269-Square-Foot Spanish Studio Makes Living Small Look Easy
And the rooftop terrace with city and sea views is STUNNING.
Nov 1, 2019
A Modern and Minimal Kit Home Is the Embodiment of Hygge
"What if happiness came in a package?"
Oct 31, 2019
A Minimal Indian Home Is Inspired by Simplicity and Nature
And the plant-filled outdoor spaces are DREAMY.
Oct 31, 2019
Two Artists Share a “West by Southwest” Oakland Apartment
James and Lauren are two artists living in Oakland, and their apartment is perfect for work and play.
Oct 31, 2019
A Compact Apartment Shows How to Design a Serene, Minimal, Scandi-Inspired Space
Every single piece of art in their home has a personal significance, whether tied to a person, place, or meal they've loved.
Oct 29, 2019
A Minimal, Scandinavian-Inspired Studio Is Especially Serene
Émilie and her daughter Brook have shared this 700-square-foot apartment for a year.
Oct 25, 2019
Minimalism Meets Organic Modern in this Michigan Home
The time spent in this minimal Michigan home-away-from-home no doubt feeds a couple's creative spirits.
Oct 25, 2019
Sharon & Phil’s Bright, Modern Western Australian Home
Name: Sharon and Phil Sunderland Location: Perth, Western Australia Size: 300 square metres (3229 square feet) Years lived in: 10 months; Owned It’s apparent from the moment I walk through the front door that this home oozes style and sophistication. Although, the light-washed floorboards, paired with the white walls and the designer furniture and light fixtures, make it hard to believe that a family of five—with three children preschool age and under— live here.
Oct 24, 2019
An Australian House Masters Warm, Minimal Modern Style
Interior stylist Gina Ciancio her family designed and built their marvelously modern house four years ago.
Oct 21, 2019
This Townhouse Masters a Moody Scandinavian Look
The dark kitchen might make you rethink all-white appliances.
Oct 20, 2019
A Small and Stylish LA Loft Features Smart Space Maximizing Tips
Utilizing empty wall spaces. Investing in a few quality pieces to tie your room together. Esthetician Monique Aquino makes the most of her 600-square-foot rental apartment.
Oct 18, 2019
This Tiny 370-Square-Foot Home Is Packed With Brilliant Organizing Ideas
Laurie was diagnosed with ADHD over three years ago and knew a key component to managing her mental health would be the way her home looks, feels, and functions.
Oct 17, 2019
A College Senior Made a Standard-Issue Dorm Room Actually Look Stylish
This college senior challenged herself to design a dorm room that's a happy, bright, and organized refuge...and one that DIDN'T feel like a little white box!
Oct 17, 2019
This Sparse, Stylish Scandi Home Is Proof of How Soothing Minimalism Is
This gorgeous apartment has tall ceilings, wood floors, trees right outside of the window, an open floor plan, and all the natural sunlight!
Oct 10, 2019
This Graphic Designer’s Entire Home Has Sunny Living Room Vibes
This home has a bright, window-filled room the homeowners call their "conservatory" with a small sitting area that feels like the coziest reading nook ever.
Oct 10, 2019
A Modern Makeover of a Martha’s Vineyard Cottage
Nick and Sarah had one toddler and baby number two on the way when they purchased their 1920s island cottage — and had ambitious ideas for what they could do with the space.
Oct 9, 2019
An Interior Design Couple's Buenos Aires Home Will Take Your Breath Away
This English-style townhouse has construction details not often found in Buenos Aires, let alone in rentals.
Oct 2, 2019
This Airy Tribeca Apartment Was Redesigned With Sustainability in Mind
Proof eco-friendly and sustainable design is beautiful.
Sep 19, 2019
Can’t Choose Between Minimalism and Maximalism? This Hotel Room Says You Don’t Have To
This hotel suite splits the difference.
Sep 12, 2019
Keeping Clutter at Bay Helps This 250-Square-Foot NYC Studio Apartment Feel Bigger Than It Is
This apartment reflects everything the renter loves—it's an oasis in a hectic city!
Sep 10, 2019
This Small Palm Springs Bungalow Is a Master Class in Pattern Mixing
If you've ever wanted to know how to mix a bunch of different patterns without clashing, this playful Palm Springs house will inspire.
Sep 8, 2019
Before & After: This 1800s Farmhouse Got a Modern Reno, But Still Retains Its Rustic Charm
This dated farmhouse was covered in wallpaper when this couple bought it. After a 2-year renovation, it's now a minimal and modern dream home that still retains its original architectural charm.
Sep 5, 2019
10 Quotes That Will Empower You to Declutter Anything
“Tidying is the act of confronting yourself.” —Marie Kondo.
Sep 4, 2019
A Modern German Home Shows How Warm and Cozy Organic Minimalism Can Be
Get a heaping dose of gorgeous and minimal home decor inspiration that exudes Scandinavian grace.
Aug 30, 2019
This Renter Revived a Cookie-Cutter Apartment With Simple But Stylish DIYs
A cookie-cutter rental unit was transformed into a space that truly reflects this creative couple.
Aug 27, 2019
This Serene Home Is the Perfect Mix of Scandinavian Simplicity and Nordic Craftsmanship
Kine Ask Stenersen and Kristoffer Eng founded Ask og Eng studio, a Norway-based company that produces sustainable furniture, shelving, and kitchens made from bamboo.
Aug 23, 2019
This Montreal Flat Might Have the Cheeriest Color Palette Ever
Marie Letard is the owner of the Montreal-based decor shop Bouche Bée, and her apartment is a chic space filled with pops of cheery, pastel color.
Aug 23, 2019
A 305-Square-Foot Hell’s Kitchen Apartment Proves Small Can Still be Sophisticated
When Amanda first bought this tiny apartment, the walls were yellow, there were old glass flush mount lights on the ceiling, and the kitchen needed some love.
Aug 16, 2019
A Scandinavian-Inspired London Home Is an Elegantly Simple and Inspiring Space
London-based home interiors writer, stylist, and award-winning blogger Cate St. Hill believes "living simply is about being mindful of the things we put in our home, where they come from, how they’re made and how they make us feel."
Aug 15, 2019
A Beautiful Berlin Home Is One Exceptionally Serene Space
The home Claudia shares with her boyfriend in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood is full of vintage furniture, serene decor, and a lot of light.
Aug 14, 2019
A Scandinavian-Inspired Studio Apartment For Two Was Furnished With Found Objects
All of the furniture in their space was found either on Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, or just found.
Aug 11, 2019
The Everygirl Co-Founder’s Modern Chicago Home
Danielle Moss is a co-founder of the popular blog, The Everygirl. Not surprisingly, her home is a modern, dreamy space.
Aug 9, 2019
This Light-Filled Loft Is Nestled in a Converted 1800s Schoolhouse
Apartment Therapy's Instagram Manager made a light and bright home in this oddly shaped loft with her roommate Jasmine and Jasmine's dog, Bambi.
Jul 29, 2019
A 490-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Feels Much More Spacious Thanks to Its Serene, Minimal Style
This minimalism consultant didn't purchase anything new when she moved into this small space, instead challenging herself to create a home she loves with what she already had.
Jul 11, 2019
This New Orleans Studio Apartment is Located in a 140-Year-Old Bakery Compound
Historic industrial elements like an 1800s oven, original masonry, and porcelain subway bricks blend with this residential contractor's modern decor tastes.
Jul 11, 2019
An Artist’s Lovely, “Less Is More” Lisbon Loft
Name: Antje Weber Location: Alfama — Lisbon, Portugal Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 3 years This two-bedroom apartment occupies the top two floors of a four-story building in the heart of Lisbon’s historic Alfama district. With views to the Pantheon and — from the bedrooms — across to the river Tejo, the apartment is filled with the beautiful light that Lisbon is so famous for.
Jul 10, 2019
A French-Chic Mix of Old & New in a Gorgeous Budapest Flat
Name: Szilvia Farkas Location: Budapest, Hungary Size: 990 square feet Years lived in: Owned just finished renovation Szilvia, a Hungarian lawyer, designed every single inch of this Budapest flat without any professional assistance. Not bad for a first home project, huh?
Jul 10, 2019
A Peaceful, Poetic Natural Home in Switzerland
Name: Isabelle Richard Location: Peseux — Neuchâtel, Switzerland Size: 1,291 square feet Years lived in: 8 years, rented Isabelle welcomed us into her beautiful home perched on a hill above the Lake of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. It is a delicately decorated apartment—a lovely reflection of her poetic inner world.
Jul 10, 2019
A Decorator’s Organic Modern Apartment in Switzerland
Name: Pedro De Matos Location: Geneva, Switzerland Size: 140 square meters (1,507 square feet) Years lived in: 3 years; Rented Walking into Pedro’s Geneva home feels like entering an airy sanctuary, floating in a symphony of calming grey tones and stunning, century-old architectural details, where textured walls and polished hardwood floors steal the show. In Pedro’s work as an interior decorator, consultant and contractor, he creates simple, beautiful and functional spaces.
Jul 10, 2019
This Modern Barcelona Apartment’s Color Palette Is Everything
Full of color and modern design, this 721-square-foot apartment definitely has a wow factor!
Jun 30, 2019
A Simple-Chic Small Flat in London
Originally from Hong Kong, Sheyee has owned this 575 square foot flat for three years. Far from family, she's filled her home with sentimental pieces and good memories.
Jul 1, 2019
A 400-Square-Foot Studio Feels Spacious and Serene, Despite the Small Size
This photo editor's studio apartment is full of tips for creating a spacious, serene home in a very busy city.
Jul 1, 2019
A California Cool Home with Parisian Charm
This expert update is great inspiration for anyone looking to refresh their own home without doing a complete overhaul.
Jul 1, 2019
A Portuguese Rental Home Is Effortlessly Elegant
This bright white rental apartment in Lisbon has textiles, art, and objects that bring in color.
Jun 26, 2019
This Is What an Off-Grid Passive House Looks Like
Name: Jennie Hoekstra, Luke Hoekstra, Jude (9), Neve (7), Wilder (4), Marmalade (the cat), Miki and Mandu (Australian Zebra Finches), and a flock of semi-retired hens. Location: Kemble — Ontario, Canada Size: 1,665 square feet Years Lived In: 6 months, owned In the spring of 2017 a lovely four-acre lot came up for sale in the rural village where we live. We knew the property well and loved it, but understood that it was on an unmaintained road with no hydro, so building would be tricky.
Jun 26, 2019
If ‘Mediterranean Minimalism’ Is a Thing, This Dream House in Spain Is It
If you've ever dreamed of making olive oil from your own olive trees outside of a rustic but breathtakingly beautiful house in the Spanish countryside, well boy is this tour for you.
Jun 18, 2019
Two Designers Share a Teeny Tiny Scandi-Inspired Barcelona Flat
Veronica and Pol's flat isn't very big, but it is so well organized and decorated with such great taste that when they tell you they work in design, you believe it!
Jun 18, 2019
This Australian Home Is Earthy Natural Style Meets Modern Minimalism, Perfected
This home's style is: "eclectic, usually dusty, mostly reused/ pre-loved, makeshift, and sometimes dangerous (sit on old stools at your own risk)."
Jun 7, 2019
A Family of Three Snuggles into a 200-Square-Foot Modern Minimalist Tiny House on Wheels
A young family of three has customized a cute tiny house on wheels to be the minimal, functional home of their needs.
May 28, 2019
A Dilapidated Detached Garage Is Now a Light, Bright and Modern 400-Square-Foot Apartment
A dilapidated, detached garage tucked behind a Santa Monica bungalow is now a minimal, modern, and tiny rental house.
May 24, 2019
A Synesthete’s Home Is Minimal and Muted for a Very Specific Reason
Name: Abi Dare Location: Horfield, Bristol Size: 1000 square feet Years Lived In: 4 years, owned Minimalism isn’t exactly a new design concept these days, but there’s a really valid reason why stylist and blogger Abi Dare is drawn to neutral colors. “I have a condition called synaesthesia, which is when one sense merges with another rather than being experienced separately,” Abi says.
May 21, 2019
A Barcelona Home Blends Natural Materials and Minimalism Beautifully
Name: Esther Lopez Aguilar, her partner Dani, and Alma Location: Barcelona, Spain Size: 1,614 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting This amazing apartment renovation in Barcelona’s “El Born” neighborhood is full of the soul of its interior designer inhabitant, Esther Lopez Aguilar, the founder of loag studio. Esther shares the minimal home with her partner Dani and daughter Alma.
May 20, 2019
A Minimalist Manifesto: How To Simplify Your Style at Home
Sometimes, our homes can overwhelm us. What should be a place of retreat and comfort becomes bloated with items not needed, styles experimented with and abandoned, and projects started but never completed. While a good Spring Clean (whenever it happens) is always welcome, sometimes you want to go even further than that and streamline your style, too. Read on for our Minimalist Manifesto, and for ideas on how to simplify your home.
May 4, 2019
Minimalist Mantras: 4 Things to Remember When Life is Getting a Little Too Complicated
Life can be busy. It can also be fast, complicated, and stressful. With the current trend toward living minimally, many people are looking for ways to simplify and cope with this day-to-day noise. Next time it all threatens to overwhelm you, try reminding yourself of one of these four simple mantras. Cliché, but true. When we’re in the middle of a busy time or a stressful situation, it can be like having blinders on. We can’t see our way out of it and lose all perspective.
May 4, 2019