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America’s New Most Expensive Listing Will Ask Half a Billion Dollars
I’ve got bad news for you, writers who were working on their “Great Gatsby but 2018” projects. Truth has eclipsed all possible fiction with this $500 million dollar house about to hit the market. The plans for the house, like the price tag, are equal parts frightful and fantastic—so far from most people’s daily experience as to be some sort of joke.
Jan 2, 2018
Here Are Our Picks From Target’s Huge Bed and Bath Sale
It won't be around for long.
Jan 2, 2018
This Pink Holiday House in the Azores Is Travel Goals
Here’s one eye-catching rental that you couldn’t miss even if you tried. Italian/Portuguese firm Mezzo Atelier designed a dazzling pink holiday rental on the island of São Miguel in the Azores, and we’re eager to join the visitor’s list. We already count pink as one of those rug colors that will work practically everywhere, but as it turns out, the vibrant hue also does wonders for a home’s exterior.
Dec 31, 2017
The Celebrity Homes That Have Yet to Find a Buyer in 2017
Many stars were on the move this year, but some have yet to sell their old places. These pedigreed properties came on the market in 2017, and if you have a few million, one of them could still be yours. The over 7,000 square foot house with beach access and a waterfall came on the market this year for $81.5 million. While it hasn’t found a buyer yet, the property is much like it was when the king of late night TV was still alive.
Dec 31, 2017
Why Meghan Markle Doesn’t Make New Year’s Resolutions
It’s the eve of new year, and today, many minds are turning toward picking resolutions for 2018. One person who won’t be making them, though, is soon-to-be duchess Meghan Markle. It’s no secret that Meghan already has a stellar 2018 on deck—she’ll be marrying Prince Harry in May, and after having spent Christmas with the in-laws, she and her beau are jetting off to start the year on vacation. And, she’ll be sans resolutions.
Dec 31, 2017
Joanna Gaines Has a Smart Tip For Dealing With Sentimental Clutter
She's been cleaning out her attic on Instagram.
Dec 30, 2017
The Reason The Queen Keeps Certain Photos on Her Desk
When Queen Elizabeth II sits down to make her annual holiday address to TV cameras, she takes a cue from her lively collection of family photographs on her desk. Turns out, she’s not playing favorites with the photos that are displayed. According to people.
Dec 30, 2017
Can’t Bring Yourself to Take Down the Tree? The Queen of England Keeps Her Christmas Decorations Up Until February
We probably wouldn’t have pegged the Queen of England as one of those holiday decor stragglers, but it turns out that Elizabeth II is a February type of gal. According to Architectural Digest, the Queen and Prince Philip keep their halls decked until February 6th every year. That means they’ve got tinsel and candy canes kicking around until almost Valentine’s Day!
Dec 29, 2017
Kristen Wiig Now Calls This Pasadena Case Study House Home
Adding to the list of celebrity homes we want to live in but have settled for fawning over, actress and comedian Kristen Wiig recently acquired a new piece of real estate in Pasadena. The $2.96 million, 3,425-square-foot home sits on one-third of an acre in the hillside neighborhood of San Rafael, a picturesque post situated above the historic Rose Bowl. Father and son architect duo Kemper Nomland and Kemper Nomland Jr.
Dec 29, 2017
This Firefighter Built a 140-Square-Foot Tiny House on Wheels
Our adoration for tiny homes knows no bounds, and this cozy Canadian earthship-inspired house on wheels is no exception. The construction of the humble abode took place after Steve completed a course on on Earthship Biotecture design and building in New Mexico. The tiny home on wheels is stylish, sustainable and extremely inviting. At a mere 140 square feet, the home comes equipped with a queen-sized bed, a kitchen with a vertical herb garden and a deck.
Dec 29, 2017
The Best After-Christmas Sales That Are Still Going Strong
Do you have some holiday cash or gift cards burning a proverbial hole in your pocket? Good news: a lot of retailers are keeping their after Christmas sales going strong until (and even past) when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. Here are our picks for the best deals.
Dec 29, 2017
Apartment Therapy’s House Tour & House Call Submission Form
Are you a big fan of Apartment Therapy? Proud of your home? Want to show off your style?
Dec 29, 2017
If You Prepaid Your Property Taxes, The IRS May Have Just Wasted Your Time (And Money)
Millions of American homeowners this week interrupted their lazy winter vacation days and post-holiday clearance shopping to frantically crowd their county or city tax offices, hoping to prepay next year’s property taxes and dodge a tax bullet. Now the IRS, for whom the Grinch is perhaps not just a seasonal foil but a year-round inspiration, says they may have been wasting their time. Let’s back up a bit.
Dec 28, 2017
This Remote Scottish Fixer Upper Can Be Yours for $200K
Has the hustle and bustle of the holiday season inspired you to get away from it all? Well, we might have found the perfect place—if you’re up for a project. Known as Craigencallie House, the property is situated within Galloway Forest Park, which happens to be Britain’s first Dark Sky park, a designation given to places with extraordinary views of the night sky.
Dec 28, 2017
The Wildest Celebrity Decor We Saw This Year
From those put on the market by the star themselves to homes that once belonged to long gone Hollywood legends, we peeked inside some pretty wild celebrity homes this year. There were funky interiors, funky listings, and even one super funky carpet situation. Gerard Butler’s Chelsea loft certainly made an impact. With ceiling frescos, stone lions and even a piece from a cathedral, its tres dramatique style is one for the books.
Dec 28, 2017
Your Favorite Celebrity Real Estate Listings of 2017
It sure seemed like a lot of celebs were on the move this year—buying, selling and renting out luxurious pads around the globe, providing us a nice glimpse into how the glitziest of folks live. From former homes to fresh on the market, and superstars to starchitects, here are your favorite celebrity listings of 2017. The crazy Toronto real estate market got a little crazier when the former rental of Duchess-to-be Meghan Markle hit the town.
Dec 27, 2017
All About Frogmore House, the Location For Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Engagement Photos
Last week, Prince Harry and soon-to-be duchess Meghan Markle released their astonishing engagement photos for the world to see and we’ve been itching for the 411 ever since. The royal couple wore complementing ensembles as they gazed into each other’s eyes and posed at the historic Frogmore House.
Dec 27, 2017
Snag Up to 50% off Room & Board’s Clearance Sale
If you’re in the market for furniture and you love a deal, we have good news for you. Room & Board’s clearance sale starts today, and select items are 20 to 50 percent off. The annual sale—which officially runs until January 10—is going on in stores and online, though they’re slightly different. If you live near a Room & Board location, they will have 20 to 50 percent off floor models and discontinued items.
Dec 26, 2017
IKEA’s Winter Sale Has Items Up to 50% Off
Good news, IKEA fans. The Swedish retailer is having a winter sale, and select items are up to 50 percent off. We’ve got the full list of discounts, in case you’re inspired to do some redecorating. From now through January 10, a whole slew of products are on sale, in store and online. Check them out below: KLIPPAN loveseat—$199 STOCKHOLM coffee table—$99 SEDLIG coffee spoons—$3.49 ÄTBART flatware set—$9.99 JUSTERA flatware set—$9.
Dec 26, 2017
Chip & Joanna’s Latest Target Collection Is Available Now
Today’s the day: New items from Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Target collection—Hearth & Hand with Magnolia—are here. We got wind of the latest collection last week, but today the full release is shoppable in Target stores and online. This is the first refresh of the ongoing collaboration, which debuted in the fall with a bend toward the holidays.
Dec 26, 2017
This Holiday Rage Room Lets You Smash Your Anger Out
The holidays can be as stressful and crazy as they are delightful and cheery, and sometimes you just need to let off a little steam. Even those of us who began organizing in September or loaded up on mindfulness podcasts for the four hour drive to our cousins’ can feel a little rage-y. Like any good captain of industry, the folks behind Rudolph’s Rage Room saw a need and decided to meet it. What need exactly?
Dec 24, 2017
How To Help Someone Who’s Having a Hard Time This Holiday Season
While we can get swept up in all the holiday cheer, it’s possible to forget that not everyone is having a jolly happy season. Non-profit organization Option B is sharing ways you can help out your friends and family who are having a hard time during the holidays. Option B is an organization started by Sheryl Sandberg that’s meant to help build resistance in the face of adversity, such as grief, discrimination, or assault.
Dec 24, 2017
The New Rooms at Sweden’s ICEHOTEL Will Terrify And Amaze You
With the holidays upon us, you might be dreaming of a relaxing winter getaway. Look no further than Sweden’s ICEHOTEL. The famous hotel, which sits 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle in the village of Jukkasjarv by the Torne River, is open once again. Each year since 1989, the hotel built is anew for the winter season (although last year the hotel did add a more permanent sister hotel next door) and it is an art and design lover’s dream.
Dec 23, 2017
The List You’ve Been Waiting For: The Most Popular Dog Names of 2017
There has been lots to reflect on in the year 2017. Politics, art, climate change and of course, dog names. That’s right, Rover has revealed the top dog names of this year and I know you’ve been waiting with anticipation, so I won’t hold out on you any longer. Actually, I will. Personal anecdote time: My younger brother is named Max and when he was about 9 or so he complained to my mom that she had given him a dog name.
Dec 23, 2017
All The Ways the Holidays Can Send You to the ER, According to New Studies
My mom ends every phone conversation with me “drive carefully.” I could be sitting on the sofa in my living room (frankly in most cases I am) and those will still be her parting words to me. On New Year’s Eve – and most other holidays—that salutation gets even more emphatic given all the alcohol flowing this time of year and the heightened potential to encounter drunk drivers on the road. In fact, a new analysis from Alcohol.
Dec 22, 2017
This Luxury Hotel in India Is For the Dogs — Literally
One pet hotel in India is completely redefining what “pampered pooches” actually means, with amenities for your doggos during boarding or day care that take “lap of luxury” to the next level.
Dec 22, 2017
Need a Digital Detox? There’s a Browser Extension For That
With the holidays coming up, you may find yourself considering a break from the internet or a digital detox. If your want is stronger than your will, this browser extension is here to help. With one simple download, Nothing on the Internet will remove the content from whatever web pages you’re looking at, leaving only blank shapes and colors.
Dec 22, 2017
This Beautiful Mirrored Pavilion Is Hidden In Plain Sight
Portugal based architecture firm depA has wonderfully mastered the art of hiding in plain sight with the design of its reflective pavilion. The creatively camouflaged building is situated lakeside in Serralves Park, where it shares space with The Museum, the country’s leading contemporary art museum designed by Portuguese award-winning architect Álvaro Siza Vieira.
Dec 21, 2017
‘Tis The Season for Package Theft: Here’s How the Smartest Criminals Steal Your Stuff
One of the wonders of online shopping is that you can do it from the couch in your PJs or on the train during your commute. One of the drawbacks—especially around the holidays—is the uptick in package theft. Crafty criminals have come up with smart ways to steal your stuff, but there are companies out there aiming to curb it. The New York Times reported this week that UPS plans to deliver 750 million packages this season, which is up from 500 million just five years ago.
Dec 21, 2017
The Palace Just Released Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Official Engagement Photos
I’m the kind of person who scrolls past people’s wedding photos and baby announcements with no shame (nobody cares that you’re expecting a new Giants fan in June, Karen). But like many people around the world, I am caught up in the romance of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the American who is basically fulfilling all our collective and cliché childhood dreams of marrying a dashing, handsome royal. I have tried not to be invested.
Dec 21, 2017
Mark Your Calendars, New Items From Chip & Jo’s Target Collection Drop Next Week
This is not a drill: We just got word that new items from Chip and Joanna Gaines’ collection for Target—Hearth & Hand with Magnolia—hit stores next week. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the new stuff. This is the first refresh of the ongoing collaboration between the HGTV stars and the Minneapolis based retailer, which was announced back in September (just two weeks before they said they were ending Fixer Upper).
Dec 20, 2017
Twitter Reactions to the Birth of Mindy Kaling’s Daughter That Sum Up Our Feelings
Congratulations are in order for Mindy Kaling, who gave birth to her first child, daughter Katherine Kaling on December 15, according to E!. With the news coming out Tuesday afternoon, Twitter is abuzz with reactions today, and here are a few that sum up our feelings on this momentous occasion. A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay congratulated the new mom, with whom she just appeared on the cover of TIME magazine. Sending love to #KatherineKaling + her mommy, dear @MindyKaling.
Dec 20, 2017
This Free Daily Calendar is a Whimsical Wonderland of Miniatures
Why is it that everything is infinitely cuter in miniature? If Polly Pocket was a friend of yours as a child, then you’re going to love this grown-up calendar full of an infinite amount of love for miniatures—and an equal amount of imagination. Since 2011, Japanese artist Tanaka Tatsuya has been crafting lovely and Lilliputian scenes from everyday objects that force us to use the force and to shift our perspective in the most literally delightful of ways.
Dec 20, 2017
Rent Sandra Bullock’s West Hollywood Apartment for $22K per Month
Ever wonder what it’s like to have Sandra Bullock as your landlord? Well, if you’re looking for an apartment in West Hollywood—and your budget is around $22,000 per month—you can find out. Variety reported last week that the Ocean’s 8 star’s unit in celeb-favorite building Sierra Towers is available for rent. Bullock bought the 22nd floor condo—previously owned by Matthew Perry—in 2014 for $3.35 million.
Dec 19, 2017
Deal Alert: H&M Home’s Sale Items Are Up to 70% Off
Whether you’re looking to snag last minute gifts for your list (or your home), today would be a good day to check out H&M. The sale items are up to 70 percent off, and today—December 18—is the last day to order to get standard shipping before Christmas Eve. If you were loving the deep reds and rich velvets of the 2017 holiday collection, you’re in luck, because most of it is on sale. And there’s more good news: If you spend $40, you get free shipping with code 0040.
Dec 18, 2017
4 Things You Can Copy From Will and Kate’s Holiday Card
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas—not only because the day is a week from today, but also because we get a look at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s holiday card. Here’s what you can do to have a royal worthy card yourself. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to share a new photograph of their family. The image features on Their Royal Highnesses’ Christmas card this year.
Dec 18, 2017
This 2-in-1 Clock Meets Emergency Kit Could Save Your Life
We’d be hard-pressed to think of a more thoughtful two-in-one design than this clever clock-emergency kit combo from Seoul design firm SWNA. Fittingly named the Life Clock, the eye-catching timekeeper comes equipped with a set of tools that are specifically tailored for use in case of a natural disaster.
Dec 17, 2017
Watch This Kid Kiteboard with an IKEA FRAKTA Bag
This is the year IKEA’s iconic FRAKTA bag got pushed to the limits, and we thought we’d seen everything it can do. Apparently not, because the blue bag can double as sporting equipment. IKEA Hackers shared a video of a six year old kid kiteboarding using the blue bag. If that’s not the hardest working bag in the world, we don’t know what is. Young Frederick wanted to kiteboard, and dad Soren grabbed him a FRAKTA.
Dec 17, 2017
Here Are the 100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die
If your New Year’s resolution is to read more in 2018 but don’t know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They’ve put together a list of the 100 books to read in a lifetime, which covers fiction and nonfiction, with writers that range from Doris Kearns Goodwin to Shel Silverstein . The list is mostly classics, so if you’re looking to beef up your library with something more zeitgeisty, they also released their most read Kindle and Audible books of 2017.
Dec 16, 2017
Check Out Abbi Jacobson’s New Mid-Century Home
Looks like New Yorker Abbi Jacobson is putting down roots out west. The Broad City co-creator and star scooped up a mid-century pad in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, according to Variety. The 2,032 square foot three bedroom, 2 bathroom house is set up from the street and overlooks downtown LA. The 1950s home features a stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and hardwood floors in the living room, though the palm tree framed view from the walls of windows is hard to compete with.
Dec 16, 2017
Peek Inside Brangelina’s Former $55 Million Long Island Estate
Before their very public split in September 2016, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt owned some pretty posh property. While their names were never on the deed to this 47 acre Long Island estate, they did call it home for part of 2009. According to the New York Post, Brangelina and family spent some time at the Gold Coast estate, named Sassafras, while Jolie was filming Salt. If you think Jay Leno’s recently purchased Newport, Rhode Island manse is luxe, just take a look at this place.
Dec 16, 2017
Here’s Exactly How Many Bugs Are In Your Real Christmas Tree
We obsess over proper watering, fire hazards, and pet safety — but do we ever really think about what our real Christmas trees might be adding to our home other than holiday cheer? Maybe that real Christmas tree shortage this year isn’t such bad news after all—unless you’re an exterminator.
Dec 16, 2017
Today Is Free Shipping Day —These Are the Retailers Participating
Still have some holiday shopping to do? We have good news: today is Free Shipping Day, a shopping holiday where many retailers offer free shipping that’s guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve. Here are the stores that are participating. This is the tenth year running for Free Shipping Day, and over 950 retailers are joining in. Some require a promo code, while others discount shipping automatically.
Dec 15, 2017
Buckingham Palace Revealed This Year’s Christmas Decorations
Check out the festive royal decor.
Dec 15, 2017
Check Out These Amazing Ocean Sculptures Made From Glass and Concrete
The ocean has a well-deserved reputation as an instant mood calmer, so it’s no surprise that these ethereal glass and concrete sea sculptures by artist Ben Young have us feeling especially centered and relaxed. Young used bronze, concrete and laminated float glass to create the hand-cut pieces, which look like super realistic three-dimensional ocean topography diagrams. Each sculpture offers a unique perspective of the water’s surface as well as features of the ocean floor.
Dec 15, 2017
This Website Is Here to Help You Avoid Movies Made by Creeps
If you’re a politically minded person settling in for a long holiday break of doing not very much and you’re ready to get your stream on, you may find yourself facing a dilemma. You want to watch something good, or at least entertaining, but you don’t want to support the work of, well, creeps (pause while I cover my bases— alleged creeps).
Dec 14, 2017
Check Out These Stunning Patterns Created With Everyday Objects
Before you lose all hope for the future of your junk drawer’s contents, do yourself a favor and check out these meticulously organized everyday items, arranged by visual artist Adam Hillman. Obviously, everyone doesn’t possess the patience, creativity or skill to turn random household objects into artwork, but Hillman’s unique design aesthetic is definitive proof that these frequently disregarded doohickeys serve a far bigger purpose than simply appeasing our inner pack rats.
Dec 14, 2017
Same Day Delivery Is Coming to Target in 2018
Great news for bullseye fans: Target just acquired Shipt, a grocery delivery service, that will allow the retailer to bring same day delivery to nearly half of its stores by early next year. The Minnesota-based retailer announced the acquisition today on their corporate blog, including that they bought the online company for $550 million in cash.
Dec 13, 2017
Here’s What’s New on Netflix In January
New year, who dis? We can’t believe it’s almost 2018, and Netflix is cementing that fact by letting us know everything that’s due to hit the streaming service next month. After a month of holiday parties and cheer, it’ll be a welcome distraction to cuddle up and dig in to some new—and old—favorites. Here’s what we’re looking forward to.
Dec 13, 2017
Confused About Net Neutrality? This 3-Minute Video Explains It All
Here you are, reading a site on the internet. Therefore, net neutrality is something you should be aware of. This amazing video explains what it means—and what will happen if it’s overturned—in just three minutes. Net neutrality might not have the most exciting branding, but it’s pretty integral to how we use the internet.
Dec 13, 2017
Here’s How to Watch One of 2017’s Best Meteor Showers Tonight
Tonight, you’ll want to turn off the TV, because one of the best shows of the year will be in the sky. The Geminid meteor shower will be happening late Wednesday into early Thursday. Here’s how—and when—to watch. First recorded in 1833, the Geminid shower is one of the best to check out, because the individual meteors are quite bright, and they come at a rate of about 120 an hour.
Dec 13, 2017
Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year Is Here, and It’s Perfect
Merriam-Webster has been dutifully identifying the Word of the Year since 2003, highlighting the words that were most searched and how they capture the current cultural moment. Appropriately, this year’s word is Feminism. Merriam-Webster defines feminism as “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” and “organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests.
Dec 13, 2017
This Iconic IKEA Item Is $100 Off For One Day Only
Bargain alert: One of our favorite IKEA staples is on sale—for one day. To celebrate the opening of their 47th store in the United States (that’d be Grand Prairie, Texas y’all), some classic items will be deeply discounted for tomorrow only. Pop into your local IKEA on Wednesday, December 13 and snag yourself the workhorse-meets-style-statement that is the STOCKHOLM rug for just $99.
Dec 12, 2017
JetBlue Is Having a Two-Day Sale, So Plan Those Winter Vacations Now
I know we’re in the middle of holiday season craziness—including all the bonkers travel many are about to embark on—but now would be a great time to plan a winter vacation. JetBlue is having a sweet sale, but it’s only good for two days. The folks at JetBlue realize even adults could use recess from time to time, so that’s what they’re giving you. From now until December 13, snag 15 percent off base fares with code RECESS.
Dec 12, 2017
Here’s Where You’ll Be Traveling in 2018, According to Airbnb
Even if you’ve never heard of a ryokan, the traditional Far East style of bed & breakfast is about to start blowing up your social media feeds, according to Airbnb. The peer to peer vacation rental giant cites two cities in Japan in its top three most popular cities, and projects a 2175 percent increase in booking requests to Korea ahead of the Olympics, in its just-released 2018 Travel Trend Forecast.
Dec 12, 2017
Get Lit: Check Out These Amazingly Simple and Whimsical DIY Menorahs
I can still remember the Kindergarten tradition of making homemade menorahs at my Jewish day school like it was yesterday. Take a sawed-off 2×4, glue 10 small square tiles atop it, in a line (two at the center for the tallest candle), then place 9 screw nuts in a row, one on top of each tile. I’m pretty sure my parents even still have mine — somewhere. With Hanukkah mere hours away now, you may find yourself in need of a last minute menorah.
Dec 12, 2017
Cold Feet? Footie Sweatpants Are Now a Thing
First there was the Snuggie (or the Slanket, depending on whom you ask), marketing hygge coziness to all the As Seen on TV world. Then there was the Holderness Family, making matching Christmas jammies the new “ugly holiday” trend. Now the new hotness in throwback childhood coziness is making us all warm and fuzzy from our head down to our toes.
Dec 12, 2017
Here’s Where To Snag Affordable Versions of Meghan Markle’s Iconic (And Sold Out) Looks
The future royal's fashion choices are already selling out, be we tracked down some affordable versions.
Dec 11, 2017
Two Kids Are Hurt By Window Blinds Every Day, New Study Says
We’ve all seen the warnings and recalls by now about the dangerous mix of kids and pets with certain styles of window coverings. But according to a new study, we’re failing so miserably at actually heeding the safety precautions that some pediatricians are calling for window cords to be “designed out of existence.” Here’s how to keep our most curious family members safe.
Dec 11, 2017
One Month to a Better Home: Sign Up for the January Cure!
Join us for a month of daily, do-able assignments to get your home into the best shape of its life.
Dec 11, 2017
Urban Outfitters Is Having a 50% Off Flash Sale —And There Are Some Cute Stocking Stuffers
Good news for those who don’t know what to get their tween niece for Christmas or what to bring that’s cool yet cheap for the office holiday gift exchange. Urban Outfitters is having a 50 percent off flash sale on select items—but it’s today only. A total of 50 items are half off today, December 11, but we filtered out all the home and giftworthy stuff and included it below (we got you). Sofa need some sprucing? This round velvet pillow, normally $39, is half off today.
Dec 11, 2017
Meghan Markle’s Toronto Rental Is For Sale
This house is fit for royalty; now that the future duchess is officially across the pond, Meghan Markle’s Toronto rental is on the market for $1.395 million.
Dec 10, 2017
This House Is Made From Tomato Stems, Grass and Other Farm Waste
Denmark is officially home to the world’s first biological house, a conceptual structure built from upcycled agricultural materials, including bits of tomato stems, seaweed, grass and glass that would ordinarily be incinerated and used as an energy source. Brings a new meaning to the term, “farm house.” The sustainable structure is the first to be erected as a part of Biotope in the town of Middlefart, the largest Danish sustainable construction exhibition.
Dec 10, 2017
A Floating Church Is Coming to London
Thinking of a lame excuse for skipping out on church will soon become a little more challenging, at least for worshippers in London. When a floating church hits the city’s canals, there’ll be no reason to blame a traffic jam for a missed Sunday sermon because the structure will literally move about the water from location to location, making the services easily accessible to more citizens.
Dec 10, 2017
This Tiny Mobile Sauna Is Exactly What We Need for Winter
With winter impatiently lurking around the corner, we’re already envisioning the many ways to temporarily retreat to a heated haven while brisk winds and blizzards prepare to own our lives for the next few months. A room warmed by a fireplace will certainly do, but this tiny mobile sauna in Finland sounds like an infinitely better option. Here to provide the fire fix without the flames, the Denizen Works-designed project sits shore side on Åland, Finland.
Dec 9, 2017
How To Get the Best Sleep Possible on an Airplane
Happy hectic travel season, y’all! If you’ve booked a red eye home for the holidays or are flying internationally to see your friends or family, you may be all too familiar with the in-flight sleep struggle. We’ve covered some of the best products to stick in your carry-on to help you drift off, and maybe you like to use it as TV catch up time, but winding down after a high-stress couple of hours is no easy task.
Dec 9, 2017
Here’s What Our Favorite Design Pros Think About Ultra Violet
If you’re just joining us, Pantone made their huge annual announcement on Thursday: the Color of the Year 2018 is Ultra Violet. Pantone says it “takes our awareness and potential to a higher level,” though it might be a Friends throwback or something more subtle. Either way, we’ve found out what you think, but we thought we’d ask some of our favorite designers and influencers for their professional opinions.
Dec 8, 2017
The Hidden Meaning in Pantone’s Color of the Year
In these unpredictable times, Pantone delivered at least one certainty we can hold onto for 2018: their much-anticipated Color of the Year. And like it or not, the pick is Ultra Violet—an intense, bold shade of purple. At face value, the choice might seem like merely a design one that will influence everything from throw pillows to bridesmaid dresses in the coming year. But over time, these selections have come to take on a bit of a deeper meaning.
Dec 7, 2017
It’s That Time of the Year: Wreath Witherspoon Is Back
Way back in 2014, Mindy Kaling and her TV show alter ego graced us with one of the most punny holiday decor items to ever exist: A wreath decorated with photos of Reese Witherspoon. A Wreath Witherspoon, if you will. Well, the style statement is back—perfect for the big year both women have had. To recap: In season 3, episode 11, aptly titled “Christmas,” celeb-obsessed Mindy Lahiri arrives as boyfriend Danny Castellano (played by Chris Messina) is decorating the tree.
Dec 7, 2017
Here’s What People Think About Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year
On Thursday, Pantone announced Ultra Violet as the Color of the Year 2018, and publications, brands, and people from across the globe have since taken to the internet to share their opinions on the new reigning hue. Colors are so steeped in personal preference, that it’s no surprise that—like every year—there are the people that love it and the people that don’t.
Dec 7, 2017
2017’s Hot Toys List Has Launched a Barbie Housing Crisis
With housing in such short supply, you’re not the only one struggling to find your dream house and competing with other desperate buyers who bid up prices beyond your reach. In fact, you may have noticed a newcomer to the open house circuit—a tall blonde in heels. Because even Barbie can’t find a place to live these days. She’d like to buy her very own Hello Dreamhouse: the first voice-activated, Wi-Fi enabled Barbie mansion.
Dec 7, 2017
Airlines Are Banning Smart Luggage—Here’s Why
If your New Year’s Resolution involves more travel, you may need to start rethinking the way you pack. That is, if you’ll be traveling by air, and are the proud and stylish owner of smart luggage—the kind made by brands like Away, Bluesmart, and Raden. That’s right, the luggage that can charge your phone and track your valuables is no longer welcome aboard the cargo holds of some major American carriers.
Dec 7, 2017