27 Gorgeous Industrial Kitchens That Prioritize Function and Exude CoolTours
Looking for a kitchen design style that's affordable, fresh, and easy to cook in? Yes, chef.
Oct 6, 2023
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 18, 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 6, 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 24, 2020
The Impossible Has Happened: 25 Examples of Wood Paneling Done FABULOUSLYDesign Ideas
Can’t get away to a cabin in the woods this summer?
Jul 17, 2020
4 Sources for Architectural Salvage in ChicagoProjects & Improvements
Architectural salvage shops are increasingly popular destinations for designers, collectors, and remodelers, and for the home decorator looking for unique furnishings, there’s no better place to start a search. In part, salvage stores hold such wide appeal because the items there carry the forgotten tales of the past, and invite collectors to imagine creative reuse ideas.
Jul 17, 2020
Affordable Style: Preppy Dorm (& Budget Bedroom) Design Finds with Ivy League LooksDesign Ideas
Prep school may be over, but that doesn’t mean you have to leave it completely behind once you enter your future alma mater. A little leather, plaid and classic silhouettes is all you need to keep the tradition going. 1. USA Art Print at Society6, $20 2. Fish Net Pillow at River Oak Studio, $36 3. Lumberjack Pillow at River Oak Studio, $36 4. Brass Task Lamp at Target, $54.99 5. Heathered Plaid Sheet Set at Pottery Barn, starting at $32.50 6.
Jul 17, 2020
Before & After: IKEA Cutting Board to Industrial End TableProjects & Improvements
I’ve been having a bear of a time finding a set of side tables that fit next to my couch and don’t look terrible. I also love a good DIY project — especially one that can be finished over a weekend — so I was pretty excited to see this cool set of DIY side tables made from IKEA cutting boards and plumbing pipes.
Jul 15, 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 9, 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
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
Show Style + Spirit with an Oversized FlagDesign Ideas
I’m a huge fan of huge graphic treatments. And as far as patriotism is concerned, more is more. Whether it’s your native country or just a flag from a land you love, get an instant bohemian world traveler vibe at home by working in an oversized flag on the wall. It doesn’t have to be a country, either. A state flag or naval flag works just as well. Or maybe you’re into something historic.
Mar 11, 2020
How To Make a Shou Sugi Ban WallProjects & Improvements
The reclaimed wood wall has been popular for a while now, and I’ve been wanting to get the look in my garage. I love the earthy hues and honest feel of reclaimed wood, but after realizing the time it would take to scour Craigslist and salvage yards for enough material, I decided to forego that nightmare and instead pursue a DIY approach using a wood-charring method called Shou Sugi Ban.
Mar 11, 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 10, 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 30, 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 16, 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.
Dec 19, 2019
Move Over Chip and Jo — This Georgia House Wins Farmhouse ChicTours
Name: Laura Gibson and family Location: Sharpsburg, Georgia Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned No matter whether you’re personally a fan of farmhouse chic style or not, you have to hand it to Laura Gibson: She’s a woman (and blogger) with a distinct style. And an attention to detail that customizes every inch of a plain home.
Dec 19, 2019
Creative Entrepreneurs Share a Cozy Condo with a ViewTours
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
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 5, 2019
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 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 1960 Home Balances Mid-Century Modern & Vintage StylesTours
Just across the river from Portland, Rebekah and Larry found a warm and woodsy mid-century modern gem they now call home.
Sep 5, 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
Southern Eclectic Minimalist Style in AtlantaTours
Bert is a history buff and graphic designer, and actively supports artists by collecting their wares. He shares his cool condo with pups Biscuit and Ms. Millie Nelson.
Jul 23, 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
A Warm-Industrial French Home Inspired by Theater ArtsTours
Name: Muriel and Jean-Marc Liévin Location: Bordeaux, France Size: 3,013 square feet Years lived in: 17 years, owned Muriel and Jean-Marc’s home studio is nestled in an antique industrial building in the charming city of Bordeaux, France. Their house remodel project started 17 years ago when they moved into the bare and industrial two-story building with their two small children. The street level was a plumbing workshop with a living area on the first floor.
Jul 10, 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."
Jun 13, 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 16, 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
Before & After: From Boring Office Desk to Industrial Chic Changing TableProjects & Improvements
When Maude Lefrancois found out she was pregnant, she decided to change her home office into the nursery — and her desk was the perfect height for a changing table. With a few nuts and bolts, a shelf, and vintage wood crates, she turned her sterile office desk into a warmer industrial changing station with more than enough storage. Maude drilled holes into the metal frame and attached four angled brackets with nuts and bolts.
May 4, 2019
An Act of DIY Genius: Light Fixture Made from a Shoe RackProjects & Improvements
What if I were to tell you that this simple wire shoe rack could become an edgy, cool light fixture? It’s probably not the first DIY that would come to mind, and you might have a hard time visualizing it. But Elle and her boyfriend looked at this shelf, saw something beautiful, and figured out how to make it happen. Didn’t I tell you that it was cool? The geometric shape is interesting, but it’s visually light, floating against the white backdrop of the ceiling.
May 4, 2019