This Minimal & Modern 538-Square-Foot Ukraine Studio Apartment Feels Much LargerTours
After working with designer Natalie Dubrovska from Dubrovska Studios, Bogdan and Mariia were able to hone in on what they love about design. Natural materials add small touches of peace and fulfillment to a home that blends industrial with coziness.
Dec 16, 2022
A 135-Year-Old Loft Shows the Power of a Little Paint & Furniture Rearranging Tours
Taylor is an interior designer and indoor plant shop owner living in Seattle, and her biggest challenge with her rental space was a small budget. But she did nearly everything on her own, from decorating, painting, and more.
Sep 3, 2021
A 575-Square-Foot Mexico City Loft Has the Dreamiest Floor-to-Ceiling Glass WallTours
Thanks to how open this space is to the outdoors, you can't tell that it's small at all!
Jul 13, 2021
A Designer Remodeled Her Childhood House into a Warm, Modern HomeTours
Estefania's home in Lima, Peru features tons of different textures, like exposed concrete, bricks, adobe, mosaics, wood, laminates, and lots of rugs, a bold mix that gives every room a strong identity.
Jun 10, 2021
B&A: A 220-Square-Foot School Bus Was Turned into a Cozy Home for $7KTours
Architecture and landscape architecture graduate student Caleb Brackney bought a 36’ 1995 Thomas International school bus on Facebook Marketplace in February 2020 for $3K. The rest of his only 10k budget he spent on turning the bus to a tiny house one wheels.
Mar 16, 2021
A Sunny Brooklyn Loft Features a Cool Book Storage Idea You've Never Seen BeforeTours
Author and New York Times journalist Jessica Bennett explains that while it's useless in terms of noise or light, her loft's open wall/bookshelf makes for a lovely zoom background.
Jan 21, 2021
This Hand-Built Tiny Bus Home Is Simply Stunning InsideTours
A fully off-grid home sleeps six comfortably, has a full kitchen, a custom six-foot foldable dining table, an office space, a bathroom with a shower, and more.
Dec 26, 2020
A Barcelona Home Has Cozy Holiday Vibes and an Incredible Outdoor Terrace Tours
Sandra and Carlos made this home their own by tearing down walls to create an open concept space, updating the floors and windows, and blending personal touches throughout.
Dec 18, 2020
B&A: A Tiny, Dated Condo Transformation Is Unbelievable Tours
Amazingly, Tim bought nothing new for his condo remodel, opting to visit local secondhand shops and estate sales as well as scouring Craigslist.
Nov 7, 2020
This Stylist's Atlanta Home Has THE Dreamiest KitchenTours
Prop stylist and cookbook author Annette Joseph lives in one of the DREAMIEST homes in Atlanta.
Oct 30, 2020
A Minimalism Coach DIYs Big Style in a Small Space (on an Even Smaller Budget)Tours
The small house is also proof that minimalism doesn't have to mean boring.
Oct 12, 2020
A Small Seattle Apartment Shows How to Fit a "Study" in a Living Room CornerTours
Shilpa and her husband rent and can't do much changing of fixtures, but they've added plants and cute accents to warm this industrial apartment up!
Oct 3, 2020
This Small/Cool Winner's Buenos Aires Condo Feels So Much Larger Than It Is
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When Manuel and Javier first bought this small Bueno Aires condo, it DID NOT look like the lovely and airy space that it is today.
Sep 23, 2020
This 665-Square-Foot Apartment Makes Gray, Industrial Concrete Walls Look CoolTours
The open layout and concrete floors make it easy to clean.
Sep 4, 2020
A Small Brooklyn Apartment Beautifully Shows How to Maximize Wall StorageTours
To offset the large amount of negative space that the high ceilings created, these renters played with bold accent walls and doors and took advantage of the space for art and storage.
Aug 4, 2020
This Apartment's $5 DIY Backsplash Idea Completely Transformed the Kitchen Tours
The kitchen also features a $5 DIY "backsplash" idea that totally transformed the space.
Jul 26, 2020
This Seattle Home Is a Lesson in How to Create Rooms When You Have No WallsTours
This wedding planner and her husband, a photographer, live in this open-plan Seattle loft home that they laid out brilliantly.
Jul 11, 2020
A 599-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Was Personalized With DIY Washi Tape MuralsTours
John and Maryana transformed their rental apartment by creating abstract, modern murals using affordable Washi tape!
Jun 30, 2020
A Warm Industrial NYC Loft Mixes Minimalism, Muted Colors, and Marvelous RugsTours
Rana Argenio is the founder of direct-to-consumer linens brand 10 Grove and lives in this industrial Tribeca apartment with her husband.
Jun 24, 2020
18 Gorgeous Industrial Kitchens That Prioritize Function and Exude CoolTours
Looking for a kitchen design style that's affordable, fresh, and easy to cook in?
Jun 12, 2020
A 630-Square-Foot D.C. Loft Shows How to Add Warm Color to an Industrial SpaceTours
Erin didn't have a color scheme in mind when she first began renting this apartment, she just kind of let everything flow in.
Jun 11, 2020
This Texas Tiny House Hides Some Seriously Genius Built-In Storage IdeasTours
Amanda Wolters shares this 380-square-foot tiny house called "Ladybird" with her two pups, Barb and Vera.
May 13, 2020
This Rental Apartment Wows With a Burgundy Kitchen and Bold Blue Tiled BathroomTours
The unit is one of nine residences in a converted former refrigeration factory and features a large open-plan living area with original wall-to-wall factory windows.
Mar 19, 2020
A 480-Square-Foot Backyard Shipping Container House Slays Small Space StyleTours
Adorable in style, this house is full of small-space lessons anyone could use for a size-challenged home, from a DIY Murphy bed (using hardware found on Amazon), to sliding doors, and even the use of color in a compact space.
Mar 11, 2020
This 1940s Rental Apartment Shows How to Fit A Lot of Function in a Small Space Tours
Photographer Josh Olson says creating a home you love is all about communication. "Your pieces should be in constant communication with each other, be it through their palette, geometry, or narrative."
Mar 11, 2020
A Small Bungalow Shows How to Use a Lot of Black But Still Keep It LightTours
Victor's small bungalow features a lot of dramatic black hues, yet it manages to still feel light and airy.
Feb 28, 2020
A London Home Is Your Inspiration for Industrial Meets Scandi-Inspired StyleTours
“We did everything; rewiring, plumbing, plastering, we even replaced the staircase,” says Claire. They then redecorated, bit by bit, over the next five years,
Feb 14, 2020
This Brownstone's Wallpaper Combos Create a Cool Concrete Jungle in Brooklyn Tours
Built in 1899, this Brooklyn brownstone is a mix of '70s vintage-inspired pieces with a classic twist.
Feb 13, 2020
See Inside a Musician's 200-Square-Foot Retro-Inspired AirstreamTours
It's packed with great ideas for small spaces!
Feb 11, 2020
This Berlin Loft Just Exudes Effortless CoolTours
This apartment used to be the building's laundry room, and there are still the original, handwritten instructions for the washing machines and the electrical system framed on the walls.
Feb 8, 2020
This Cool Spanish Home Makes a Stylish Case for Modern Loft LivingTours
Gorgeous views, cool architecture, modern furniture and more... yes this hip Barcelona loft has it all!
Jan 31, 2020
This Rental Apartment's Shelf Wall Is Simple But StunningTours
This loft-like apartment in an old historic building is a rental and full of stylish ideas.
Jan 2, 2020
This Chicago Loft Masters Classic, Elegant Christmas Decor Tours
This warm, industrial modern Chicago loft is beautiful any day of the year, but decorated for the holidays it's even lovelier.
Dec 21, 2019
A 425-Square-Foot Studio Fits Farmhouse Industrial Style in a Small SpaceTours
Natural wood, toned-down whites, and neutrals in all shades make this small studio apartment feel good.
Nov 12, 2019
A Former Church Turned Bachelor Pad Is Reborn Once Again, as Home for a CoupleTours
Collaborating on redecorating this home was the biggest—and most rewarding—challenge they’ve had to overcome as a couple.
Nov 6, 2019
A Fashion Blogger’s Loft Is Where Nature and Chic CollideTours
It's got a lot of character and a very industrial vibe.
Aug 22, 2019
This New Orleans Studio Apartment is Located in a 140-Year-Old Bakery CompoundTours
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
A Vintage Dealer’s Seattle Home Is a Quirky, Mid-Century, Desert-Inspired Live and Work LoftTours
Almost everything in this interior designer and vintage furniture dealer's home is from a vintage or thrift store.
Jul 11, 2019
This Artist’s Brick Boston Loft Is a Plant-Filled Boho Industrial DreamTours
This old wool factory building converted into artist lofts is full of earth tones, textures, and pops of acid green/yellow.
Jun 11, 2019
This Entrepreneur’s Philadelphia Loft Is a Productive, Inspirational, and Gorgeous Home
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Digital and experiential brand designer Melissa Alam lives in an 1800-square-foot loft, where she also hosts events like the annual conference for women called FearlessCon.
Jun 4, 2019
A Pretty Pink Austin Bungalow Is The Product of Resourcefulness and Neighborly HelpTours
Not only did this couple do much of the house's renovation work themselves, the entire neighborhood pitched in. Their style? Reverent and resourceful!
May 28, 2019
An Avid DIYer Brings the Outdoors In With Plants and Rustic DecorTours
The apartment is in a converted 19th-century mansion and has high ceilings, beautiful wood floors, and original crown molding.
May 15, 2019
This Brooklyn Apartment Is for Fans of Fashion Photography (and Brick Walls)Tours
Name: Brigid Andrews Location: Clinton Hill — Brooklyn, NY Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 4.5 years, renting Brigid Andrews, a merchandising director, has been a part of the fashion world for 15+ years. And her Brooklyn apartment reflects this experience… as well as her love for eye-catching visuals. Stacks of fashion magazines cover the top of the credenza in the bedroom, transforming it into a show-stopping feature.
May 14, 2019
An Organized 305-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Features Superb Space Maximizing IdeasTours
Architectural and interior designer Francis Dominguez has designed a 305-square-foot studio apartment beautifully.
May 14, 2019
See How Apartment Therapy's Lifestyle Editor LivesTours
Apartment Therapy's Lifestyle Editor calls her style: Rock ‘n Roll Bohemian Goth!
May 7, 2019
A Rustic California Home Is Filled with Rescued and Reclaimed DecorTours
Name: Kate Keesee, Robert, Gracie , and our doggy Guinevere Location: Orange County, California Size: 1,375 square feet Years lived in: Grew up in this home! I was gifted this home that I grew up in by my mother who adopted me when I was 12 years old. I have over the years taken the unwanted and discarded to create a space that tells the story of how I found myself within these walls.
Apr 10, 2019
This Small But Bright Garage Apartment Is a Photographer’s Dream RentalTours
Tami was going for warm, trendy, hipster cafe vibes in her small rental garage apartment.
Apr 9, 2019
This Top-to-Bottom Home Reno’s Secret Weapon: A Space-Maximizing MomTours
When it was time for Dana and Dan Asadorian to renovate, they had a secret weapon: Dana's mother is a wizard when it comes to maximizing space and storage.
Mar 28, 2019
A Modern Brooklyn Bachelor Pad Takes Design Cues from ‘Hey Arnold!’Tours
Name: Julian Thomas Location: Bushwick — Brooklyn, New York Size: 700 square feet Years Lived In: Less than a year, renting “Who needs TV when you have Bushwick? This is live entertainment at its finest,” remarks 28-year-old self-proclaimed bachelor Julian Thomas as he looks out of a window of his Brooklyn loft in this video tour he posted on YouTube. His 1,000-square-foot home might be right next to a train—but that’s part of the city-life charm the space has.
Mar 8, 2019
This Brooklyn Loft Has the Most Inventive Use of an IKEA TabletopTours
Much of the items in this industrial Brooklyn loft were found on the side of the road, the Craiglist free section, or this building's "freeshelf."
Feb 26, 2019
Before and After: A Renter Remodeled Her Home on a BudgetHome Projects
Name: Katherine, one roommate, and a three-legged cat, Baby Location: Austin, Texas Size: 800 square feet Years Lived In: 3 years, renting My apartment occupies a single unit in a quaint four-plex on a gorgeous residential street just west of downtown Austin. I was lucky enough to discover it on Craigslist, and rushed to see the rental and to meet the tight-knit community of residents who’ve lived there for years. Needless to say, I was sold, and I rented it that very same day.
Feb 17, 2019
First-Time Homeowners DIYed an Awesome Walk-in Dressing RoomTours
Name: Aaron Morris and Vincent Uribe Location: East Garfield Park — Chicago, Illinois Size: 2,375 square feet Years Lived In: 1.5 years, owned Aaron and Vincent, both Chicago transplants, recently bought a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in East Garfield Park. “This was actually one of the first places we came across when we started searching for a home.
Feb 15, 2019
300 Plants Fill This Warm and Verdant Brooklyn ApartmentTours
Name: Rachana Pathak Location: Gowanus, Brooklyn Size: 960 square feet Years Lived In: 8 years, owned Rachana (@plantistan on Instagram) calls herself a “Brooklyn-based plant junkie,” and her large loft-like space in Brooklyn sports over 300 plants in under 1000 square feet. In the eight years she’s owned this large apartment, she’s filled it with not just greenery, but also warm colors and rich textures.
Feb 4, 2019
A Small Atlanta Loft Is a Warm Mix of Modern and MinimalTours
Name: Giana Shorthouse Location: FLATS at Ponce City Market — Atlanta, Georgia. Size: 655 square feet Years Lived In: 2 years, renting I’m a designer and prop stylist living at Ponce City Market; the building is a historic, mixed-use community hub and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. My apartment is an extension of me and what I do.
Jan 21, 2019
A Painter’s Modern Loft Is Light-Filled and DreamyTours
Name: Lysa Jordan, Sergio Castano and dog Walter Location: Montreal, Quebec Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 6 months, renting Artist Lysa Jordan and architect Sergio Castano live with their dog Walter in a working and living loft nestled in the Saint Henri neighborhood. Quite unconventional from typical Montreal apartments, their pad is a modern, minimal, and creative space for both of them. “It’s a stimulating and inspiring place.
Jan 1, 2019
A Traveler’s 400-Square-Foot San Francisco Studio Apartment Is Simple But MeaningfulTours
Jon O'Shaughnessy is inspired by the things that make him happy—travel, the outdoors, and forests.
Dec 18, 2018
A Cozy, Warm Industrial Remodeled Chicago LoftTours
Sruthi and Gautam sought to create a cozy home with "come sit here and chill" vibes, something that would fit their family's personality.
Nov 28, 2018
Two Chicago Chefs Share a Warm, Sustainable HomeTours
Amanda runs her business Baguette & Butter out of their home, and Guillermo is Chef de Cuisine at the popular Logan Square restaurant, Mi Tocaya.
Nov 20, 2018
A Chicago Rental Home Is Full of Cute Cats and Clever DIYsTours
Name: Shannon Buckley; husband, Nick Huertas; and 3 cats Location: Andersonville — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, rented Looking at their apartment, it’s hard to believe Shannon and Nick only moved to Chicago one year ago. Leaving Boston, the East Coast, and a number of dark, dreary apartments behind, they were determined to find a home with outdoor space and lots of natural light.
Nov 9, 2018
A Singer/Songwriter’s Dreamy Converted Barn Home on a Working FarmTours
Name: Gregory Alan Isakov Location: Boulder County, Colorado Size: 2,250 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, owned On three and a half acres just outside of Boulder, Colorado sits a working farm where vegetables grow on their vines, flowers sway gently in the breeze, and sheep graze. And, depending on the day, music may float along the wind.
Oct 10, 2018
A Renter’s Room in a Shared Home Is Like a Mini ApartmentTours
Name: Sarah Lyon and a roommate Location: The Dupont Circle/Logan Circle neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. Size: 950 square feet Years lived in: 11 months, renting I absolutely love my current apartment. It took awhile for my roommate and me to find this space, but without sounding too cliché, it was truly worth the wait.
Sep 20, 2018