13 Modern, Stylish Ways to Display Family Photos Throughout Your HomeStyle
Without them looking awkward!
Feb 25, 2023
This Photography Studio in Ohio Doubles as a Community Space for Black CreativesNews
“I just wanted to give my community something that was really special and curated."
Feb 20, 2023
How to Display Your Favorite Artwork — Without Hanging Anything on WallsStyle
This is a guaranteed solution for any home — any size!
Oct 12, 2022
The One Thing You Need to Know to Upgrade Your Smartphone PhotographyLiving
Six photographers agree this is the most important thing.
Jul 31, 2022
The Most Photographed Architecture in America, According to One StudyNews
You've probably seen it on your Instagram feed more than once.
Jun 11, 2022
Renowned Photographers Have Teamed Up For the “Images for Humanity” InitiativeNews
All proceeds from the print sale go to the Ukrainian Red Cross.
May 28, 2022
Try This Tape Trick To Hang Framed Pictures On Walls PerfectlyStyle
And you shouldn't either!
Feb 6, 2022
This Photographer Captures Images of What the World Would Look Like Without PeopleNews
In a new book titled “Green Urbex,” check out how photographer Romain Veillon captures what Earth would look like if people one day just up and disappeared.
Dec 26, 2021
4 Easy Ways to Take Better Photos of Your Space, According to a Vrbo ExpertReal Estate
Here are a few pointers to consider before pressing that shutter button.
Sep 10, 2021
The One Thing Real Estate Photographers Always Edit Out of Listing PhotosReal Estate
Every home is bound to have some.
Sep 3, 2021
Here's How to Photograph Your Holiday Decor Like a ProStyle
9 tips for getting the best shots!
Dec 19, 2020
Nikon Just Launched Free Photography Classes Online For the HolidaysNews
'Tis the season for some on point holiday portraits.
Nov 28, 2020
The 10 Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Landscapes, According to RedditNews
Warning: Serious wanderlust ahead!
Apr 22, 2020
Nikon’s Online Photography Classes Are Free Through AprilNews
Classes include macro photography, portraiture, and photographing kids and pets.
Apr 6, 2020
Yes, You Can Buy Great Art for Under $50—Here's HowStyle
Awesome (and affordable!) pieces to add to your gallery wall.
Jul 24, 2019
Party! Gray Malin Collaborates with Paperless Post on Invitation CollectionLiving
Get ready to party: Just in time for summer soirees, fine art photographer Gray Malin is bringing his beachy imagery to a new collaboration with digital card platform Paperless Post. The 15-piece collection, which launches today, is full of sunny inspiration and vacation vibes. “As someone who truly loves entertaining and special occasions, I am thrilled to partner with Paperless Post on a special collection of digital invitations,” Malin tells Apartment Therapy.
Apr 17, 2018
IKEA Is Bringing High End Art to the MassesStyle
Blaming millennials for nearly everything you can think of has become an unfortunate trend, but we’re happy to report that there’s a reason to give the generation a thumbs-up for influencing the world in a positive way. In addition to wanting smaller homes and killing off doorbells, please join us in giving them credit for IKEA’s upcoming launch of Hasselblad Masters photography.
Feb 24, 2018
A Photographer Has Set Out to Capture All of Frank Lloyd Wright’s BuildingsStyle
Partaking in what sounds like the photography assignment of a lifetime is Andrew Pielage, who has set out to capture every one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s remaining works. So far, he’s photographed 52 of the famous architect’s existing designs, and is totally committed to nab photos of all 521. But this ambitious project goes far beyond cataloguing purposes.
Feb 23, 2018
10 Gifts You Can Make from Photos That Are Worth A Thousand WordsHome Projects
There are few things more personal than gifting photos during the holidays. But when you spend the time taking, editing, and picking the perfect ones, the last place you want them buried is in another photo album on the bookshelf or in the back of the closet. (Above) Instead, pair a few high quality prints with a unique display like The Merrythought’s so your recipient doesn’t spend time trying to figure out what to do with loose photos.
Nov 19, 2017
Prints Charming: 14 Truly Fabulous Online Sources for Affordable PhotographyStyle
When you’re on the hunt for affordable art, some of the best sources to scout are the galleries and thrift stores right in your neighborhood. But if you don’t live near a thriving art scene, or just prefer armchair shopping to gallery hopping, these online photo-focused print shops make buying art a snap. Why photography? As a general rule, inexpensive, yet high-quality photography prints tend to be easier to find than affordable, masterful paintings.
Jan 31, 2017
Easy Ways To Make Those Photo Collages That Are Everywhere Right NowHome Projects
Collages are accessible and affordable wall decor, so easy that even the artistically-challenged among us can create humble masterpieces for ourselves, family and friends. As youth we did it with scissors, old magazines, and glue. Today, there are tons of flexible ways to turn photos of pets, travel, people and places into memorable and highly personal artwork. Not intimidated at all and want to try a more DIY version?
Nov 27, 2016
Budget Decorating at Its Best: DIY Photo Collage Ideas & LayoutsHome Projects
There’s nothing like photos to give your home a warm, personal feel, and remind you of the people and the memories most important to you. That’s why we’ve rounded up these twelves ideas for creating photo collages at home. They’re all easy and affordable ways to display (lots and lots of) pictures with style. Love this project, but prefer to buy your own instead?
Nov 27, 2016
Get Art Confident: A Gallery Owner Shares Her No-Fail Display IdeasStyle
Kristen Coates, owner of an art gallery and home decor store, makes decorating seem effortless. She can arrange an entire wall of artwork, whip together a gorgeous bouquet, and create a picture-perfect window display with a sense of vision and ease that is second nature. We recently featured the apartment she shares with her boyfriend Michael.
Oct 12, 2016
How To Achieve Perfect Selfie Lighting at HomeLiving
Say what you will about selfies—some people love them, some hate them, and some think they’re an important part of self-care. People have been taking pictures of themselves long before the word “selfie” was added to the dictionary in 2013, and I’m not just talking about the dark days of grainy, over-contrasted, poorly angled Myspace selfies.
Sep 30, 2016
Bryan’s “Comfortable & Stylish” Mid Century Cleveland ApartmentTours
Name: Bryan Location: Gateway District — Cleveland, Ohio My partner and I recently moved to Downtown Cleveland from San Francisco—my partner had a job opportunity that we simply couldn’t turn down. All of our San Francisco friends thought we were crazy. We were just excited to experience seasons and to stop paying apartment rents that were verging on the criminal.
Nov 24, 2015
What To Do With Those Hundreds of Travel PhotosStyle
Even if you aren’t the type who regularly takes photos of life’s everyday moments with your phone, chances are you still snap pics while on vacation. Whether you have an upcoming trip or you have a stash of photos from past travels, here’s how to do something with them so that you can revisit those special times and places both during your photo project and for decades to come. I love this advice from scrapbooking icon and Project Life creator Becky Higgins.
Apr 2, 2015
One Thing Not To Skimp On When Trying to Sell Your HomeReal Estate
This is not your typical “Before & After” post in that nothing in this home was upgraded, updated, reworked, revamped, or otherwise changed… except the photography. Real estate photographer Harry Lim featured a series of photos he took of a home side-by-side with the original real estate listing images to illustrate the value of hiring a professional photographer as part of your selling strategy.
Mar 17, 2015
What To Do With All Those Photos You Took Over the HolidaysOrganize & Clean
If you’re anything like me, you probably took a ton of photos over the holidays. If you’re feeling anxiety about what to do with them, or if you’re the type to not do anything with them at all, here are some things to encourage you towards making those memories last! I know the concept of putting together a photo book may seem overwhelming, but creating a photo book for a specific vacation or event (like the holidays) is much more do-able than trying to capture an entire year.
Jan 10, 2015
Design Inspiration Practice: Patterns in Daily LifeLiving
As a way to get my body moving during the day, I pick a far-flung coffee shop, and I walk there to work. It’s all too easy to zone out on the walk, ignoring the world around me, or to fixate on the many things I have to do, so in an effort to stay conscious of the present moment, I’ve started a daily practice that has been beneficial in several key ways: I’ve started using my camera to document patterns that I find interesting, no matter how small, banal, or understated.
Dec 1, 2014
What Are You Waiting For? Inspiration & Tips for Making Large Engineering PrintsStyle
You saw it. You loved it. You pinned it. You haven’t done it yet. You lazy bones. What are you waiting for? More inspiration? More tips? Okay, okay, here you go…here are some of the best and most beautiful ways we’ve seen engineering prints used in the home along with information and tips to help you make your own. What are engineering prints anyway? They are large black and white prints created on plotter printers traditionally used for engineering and architectural work.
Sep 4, 2014
How To Decorate Blank Walls on the CheapStyle
Artwork. It’s a fundamental layer in your home and adds texture, color, and meaning. It can be traditional art — a painting, photograph, print, or a poster — made by you, a friend, an artist, or even your kids. It can come from a gallery, a thrift store, or from Etsy. Or it can be common household items, like dishes or scarves. One thing it doesn’t have to be is expensive.
Aug 5, 2014
Lens is More: Inspiring Photographic Artwork from our House ToursStyle
A home without art is a home without heart. So cheesy, but so true. Photography is my favorite medium and although it can be expensive to buy or make prints and have them framed, a good photograph can be the main event of a room, the star of the show, the point of visual convergence. Many of the homes we’ve been lucky enough to tour feature wonderful and memorable photographs. Here are twenty of my favorites, in a nice, big, full-bodied slideshow for you to peruse.
May 26, 2014
Hop to It: Bunny-Themed Art & DecorStyle
Now that the start of spring is seeming like a meteorological reality and not just a date on the calendar, my mind has turned to budding flowers, chirping birds, and fluffy bunnies. This list celebrates the latter, including one or two childhood classics. TOP ROW: 1. Bunny rabbit photography by K Purol Art Prints, $26 for 8×10 2. Bunny lamp by Suck UK on Amazon, $90.61 3. Black bunny rabbit print by Matou en peluche, $17 for A4 4.
Apr 3, 2014
5 Quick Styling Tips for Taking Better Photos of Your HomeStyle
Whether you are looking to photograph your place to submit to a contest (like our Small Cool or Room for Color) or just want to preserve it for posterity (look how I lived before kids!), here are a few quick styling tips from my own house tour photo shoots that will help you get the perfect shot. 1.Bring in fresh flowers. Fresh flowers, or any bit of greenery, will add a bit of color without modifying your decor, and create the impression that the space is well cared for. 2.Tape it up.
Mar 31, 2014
How to Find Affordable Art: The Ultimate Online Source ListStyle
Buying art is easier than ever these days, as the online art scene flourishes and websites offer multiple ways to learn about and buy prints, paintings and photography. What follows is a slew of resources for aspiring collectors, or those simply wishing to fill a wall. PRINTS & POSTERS If you’re not ready to invest in original art, then prints and posters are your best friend.
Mar 5, 2014
Before & After: Brittan’s Chair for the GenerationsHome Projects
Last week I posted about Joy Cho’s photo album of her daughter Ruby’s first year. Today I’m sharing another project that captures memories in a completely different way. Click to see how this chair was transformed into a cherished memorial to family.Brittan grew up loving her mom’s photo albums.
Jan 23, 2013
Judy Maxwell Home: Joan Cusack’s Chicago Shop of Fun CuriositiesStyle
Specialty: Home store totally focused on fun and quirky itemsPrice Range: ($) Budget to ($$$) High-EndIt’s hard to classify Judy Maxwell Home. It’s kind of a gift shop but it’s also a house of curiosities. It’s an art gallery where you can also pick up a lifesize talking Power Ranger. Oh, and you might run into owner Joan Cusack, too.Before going into Judy Maxwell I knew just two things about it.
May 10, 2012
Make Your Own View-Master ReelsStyle
Last weekend I unearthed my old View-Master and a ziploc bag full of reels. It was so fun to see my son discover images from my childhood in 3D, and the only thing that could be more special would be images from his own childhood. This kit makes it possible.Using a digital camera and Photoshop, users can create custom reels that fit a standard View-Master.
Nov 15, 2011
Inspiration: Displaying Travel PhotosStyle
Gone are the days of the simple photo album. Thanks to the rise of digital photography, we have many more creative ways for displaying our travel photographs. Check out these five inspirations for printing, framing, binding and blowing up your favorites photos.1. Instant-RetroThanks to the retro-style filters of Hipstamatic, now everybody with a smart phone may fancy themselves a photographer. Hey, they make for beautiful photos taken on the fly, so why not show them off?
Jul 19, 2011
House Tour: Ektoras and Simon’s Small WonderTours
Name:Simon and EktorasLocation: East VillageSize: 515 sqft rented railroad flatYears lived in: 25 years >> Ektoras, a video artist and bartender, and Simon, an actor and photographer, share a small railroad flat in a 155 year-old tenement building with a bathtub in the kitchen.
Jan 14, 2009