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A Barcelona Apartment Merges Mediterranean and Mountain Cottage Vibes
Tessa and Roman have struck the perfect fusion between Mediterranean vibes downstairs and mountain style upstairs in their Barcelona apartment they renovated.
Sep 14, 2022
A Bold Barcelona Apartment with an Archway in Every Room
When Amino and Antonio moved into their Spanish home, they had to combine her "more is more" mentality with his "less is more" way of life. They've made the space their own embracing the five built in arches of their house.
Sep 8, 2022
A 400-Square-Foot Studio Channels Groovy '70s Vibes with a DIY No-Paint Mural
Lauren brought her love for the '60s and '70s into her Brooklyn apartment through color, using orange as the main hue. The small studio features an orange mirror and couch and lots of cute retro decor elements to complete the look.
Sep 7, 2022
A 450-Square-Foot Harlem Home Marries Function and Beauty
Katie has turned her Harlem apartment into a home by adding in her Alaskan roots and finding beauty in small spaces.
Sep 6, 2022
A 190-Square-Foot Afrohemian Studio Apartment Is Inspired by the Renter's Mom
Crystal Wyatt owned a house in Philadelphia for more than 18 years before needing a change, going tiny in this 190-square-foot rental studio apartment in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood.
Sep 1, 2022
A Florist's Minimal Ukraine Apartment Utilizes Gray in a Modern Way
When designer Elena Petresku began creating a vision for Oksana's apartment, they were working together remotely and she didn't know if her vision -- or the power of gray -- would translate. Now they've created a modern space that balances the colors of the city.
Aug 30, 2022
This Light-Filled Apartment in Brazil Combines Classic and Parisian Elements
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Jussara Mallmann had always dreamed of decorating a home in a French style, so when her daughter moved abroad, she decided to renovate the home to create a space that was 100% true to her style.
Aug 26, 2022
An Architect's Portuguese Apartment Features a Built-In Curiosity Cabinet
Architect Emanuel de Sousa actually found this apartment by chance. When his sister spotted the place, de Sousa says it was rundown and abandoned, but he was leaving his rental of four years at the time, "so it was almost serendipity..." he says.
Aug 25, 2022
This Eclectic Buenos Aires Apartment Doesn't Need a Sofa to Feel Like Home
Diego Martinez's 600-square-foot space serves as his art studio, chill space, and office all at once. He knew that despite its small size, he would be able to make a home of it thanks to the view and all the natural light it gets.
Aug 24, 2022
A 400-Square-Foot Ontario Rental's Top Style Inspiration Is Earth Itself
Natalie Doef describes her style as bohemian, whimsical, modern, and fresh. "I tend to gravitate towards earthy features; I love incorporating natural materials like rattan, bamboo, clay, ceramic, and stone."
Aug 23, 2022
This Incredibly Beautiful Buenos Aires Home Is Modern with a Colorful Twist
When fashion stylist and influencer China Calé and her family of five were on the hunt for a bigger apartment, they came upon this huge apartment that had lots of potential but needed work.
Aug 18, 2022
B&A: A Tiny Taiwan Studio Is Now a Charming, Maximized Home with a Loft Bedroom
Mish, who founded design studio Tangerine Living, says this rental apartment was initially a very awkward studio with a tiny, unused upstairs storage room. But along with partner, Ryan, they redid floors, ceilings, doors, kitchen, bathroom, and decor... and all on a DIY budget!
Aug 16, 2022
An Art Director's Colorful, Locally-Inspired, Sunny San Juan Apartment
Art director Valentina, her partner Rafael, and their cats Taco and Coco live and work in this sunny San Juan apartment filled with colorful murals and local art.
Aug 15, 2022
A Mid-Century Furniture Dealer's Paris Apartment Is Full of Fabulous Finds
Fabien Eleb is a mid-century furniture dealer who runs the store, à demain, and shares this Paris rental apartment with his family.
Aug 12, 2022
Two Architects Designed a Modern and Functional Paris Apartment
Claire Arnaud and Julien Pasteau live in a high-rise building in Paris’ 20th arrondissement in a meticulously designed and decorated apartment.
Aug 11, 2022
A Dreamy Paris Rental Apartment Is the Chic Embodiment of 'Clutter Core'
Arnold d’Alger, the creator of bazar d’alger, and Bruno della Mattia, a web developer, have been renting this Paris apartment for three years.
Aug 10, 2022
This Classic Parisian Apartment Has Crown Molding, Custom Furniture, & Charm
Alice Gras and Anaïs Seguin share this charming rental apartment in Paris' 17th Arrondissement with their cat, Billie. They are the founders of the creative studio Girlzpop and of the media company, MOYO.
Aug 9, 2022
Before & After: A 290-Square-Foot Paris Apartment's Transformation Is Stunning
Marion's super small apartment in Paris' 11th arrondissement had lots of potential when she purchased it, and she's been DIYing a smart, functional, and fabulous home full of personality and character since moving in!
Aug 8, 2022
A Colorful Mumbai Home Houses Three Generations (& Four Distinct Personalities!)
With so many different generations and personalities having to share the same home, the family hired designers Kasturi Wagh and Vineet Hingorani of kaviar:collaborative to help them design this apartment to work for everyone.
Aug 5, 2022
This Designer's Nairobi Apartment Is How You Design for 'Joyful Living'
Originally from Kenya, Ash Appleton splits her time between London and this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Nairobi’s vibrant Westlands’ neighborhood, which she has been renovating to reflect her “modern, bold, bright, blended, and whimsical” sense of style since purchasing in 2016.
Aug 1, 2022
An Artist's Sunny Brooklyn Rental Is Filled With Art, Color, and Murals
Visual artist and designer⁠ Meagan Jain and her partner, Nikolas, fell in love with the skylights and the south-facing windows of this Brooklyn rental apartment. They also loved the amount of space; there is enough room for her art studio and more.
Jul 28, 2022
The Only Thing Better Than This Apartment's Woodwork's the Bold Color Throughout
India, who's the owner and curator of the colorful home goods shop Apartment 528, lives in this incredibly colorful rental apartment in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Jul 27, 2022
A Kitschy, Colorful Echo Park Rental Is '80s Miami Vibes Meets Space Age Style
Yuka, partner Daniel, and two fur babies, Bear and Penguin, share this colorful 700-square-foot Echo Park rental apartment.
Jul 22, 2022
A Stunning Savannah Home's Incredible Reno Includes Envy-Inducing Color
Carla's duplex in Savannah had been rented to students and not updated in decades before she bought; one of the toilets almost fell through the floor when renovation began. Two years later and the whole place looks entirely different!
Jul 21, 2022
An Artist's 'Rainbow Eclectic' Rental Is a Physical Manifestation of Happiness
As an artist, Jessica has transformed her apartment into a colorful paradise. She fills the walls with her own art and works by other artists to make her home into a bright, DIYed space.
Jul 18, 2022
This Bold Brooklyn Rental Is Colorful Eclectic Maximalism Done Right
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Textile designer and freelance interior stylist Anna Brettschneider shares this 800-square-foot Park Slope rental apartment with her fiancé, Garrett Albury. Together they co-author the weekly newsletter, coolstuff.nyc.
Jul 12, 2022
A Brooklyn Set Designer's Apartment Style Is 'Box of Crayola Crayons'
Tay is a set designer, builder, and DJ, and describes herself as an “audacious welder of dreamscapes,” like the colorful apartment she rents in Brooklyn.
Jul 8, 2022
This West Village Apartment Is Exploding With Color
For Courtney Quinn of "Color Me Courtney", color is everything. She believes using color evokes joy throughout your day. Her home is a rainbow of color.
Jul 6, 2022
A Colorful Copenhagen Apartment Has Rainbow Curtains & Papier-Mâché Fruit
Lærke Victoria, a creative living in the Danish capital, has thrown caution to the wind in her colorful, kaleidoscopic apartment, complete with a plethora of adorable DIY papier-mâché fruits.
Jul 1, 2022
A Compact, Narrow NYC Apartment Feels Much Larger Than 650 Square Feet
Thanks to great layout planning and smart storage ideas, this couple's small apartment feels much bigger. And there's an adorable terrace, too!
Jun 29, 2022
See How This Family of Five Is Able to Live Stylishly in Just 600 Square Feet
Heather and Michael share a very organized, extremely stylish 600 square feet with their three daughters, Lennon (4 years), Georgie (2.5 years), and James (15 months). The home's style is "cozy, thoughtful, not fussy, and somewhere between minimal and collected."
Jun 28, 2022
A Brooklyn Rental Combines Parisienne & Neoclassical Elements With Lots of Pink
"My favorite color is pink, which is also very evident in not just my apartment but anything I design at work too. If I can work the color pink into a project or my home, I will absolutely do it," says Briana Guin, who shares this 635-square-foot, three-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn with two roommates.
Jun 27, 2022
This 'New York Times' Political Reporter's Brooklyn Loft Is All About Color, Art
Astead W. Herndon thinks you should always invest in a good couch. His is a gorgeous pink one... a bold color suggestion made by a Hinge date!
Jun 23, 2022
This Small Michigan Rental Is Filled With DIYs and Decked Out for Pride
Daniel Parkington and husband Geof Parkington share this 670-square-foot apartment with their pup, Stella.
Jun 21, 2022
A Classic Maximalist 600-Square-Foot Chicago Rental Has Wallpaper in Every Room
Johnny Coleman is an interior architecture BFA candidate at Columbia College Chicago and a bargain hunter. He was able to furnish and decorate this rental apartment with mostly upcycled and revamped furniture.
Jun 14, 2022
A Family of 5's Small NYC Home Is Full of Smart Renter-Friendly & Storage Ideas
Megan Zietz is a content creator and designer, and shares this small NYC rental apartment with her husband, three kids, and two cats.
Jun 9, 2022
This Writer's Brooklyn Rental Is Full of Bright Colors and Hundreds of Books
"It’s both chic and punk — a technicolor euphoria impossible not to feel at home at," describes writer, comedian, and award-winning screenwriter Greg Mania of this small rental apartment.
Jun 7, 2022
Actress Franchesca Ramsey's DIY Rental Boasts Nearly Every Color of the Rainbow
TV writer, actress, author, and producer Franchesca Ramsey moved to Los Angeles fall of 2020, decorating this rental apartment with DIY murals, color, and more.
Jun 6, 2022
A 590-Square-Foot Spanish Home Feels Much Larger Thanks to a Dreamy Terrace
Stefania Talento and Andreu Font are the co-founders of the blog "In and Out Barcelona," and In and Out Studio, where they handle social media strategy and content curation for international clients. They share a 590-square-foot home in Barcelona’s Gracia neighborhood.
Jun 3, 2022
B&A: A Dated Co-op's Reno Has Budget Hacks, Smart Built-Ins & Divine Dining Nook
Meng and his husband, Andrew, gorgeously transformed this outdated two-bedroom co-op, which they say hadn't been updated for almost 60 years. There was worn green carpeting, an odd layout, and a very dirty bathroom, to name only a few of the things that would need remodeling.
Jun 2, 2022
A Portland Rental Is a Mix of Danish Pastel and Japanese Minimalism Style
Emily Greene runs Foodie Snitch, an account about the food and design scene in Portland. The rental apartment she shares with her partner, photographer Bryan Daugherty, beats gray and gloomy Portland weather with a mix of Danish pastel and Japanese minimalism styles.
Jun 1, 2022
This Atlanta Apartment Gets Glam Inspo From Luxury Hotels
Amber Cabral is an inclusion consultant, DEI Strategist, speaker, and published author, and lives in this "refined glam" rental apartment in Midtown Atlanta.
May 26, 2022
B&A: A Chicago Fixer-Upper's Layout (and Staircase) Was Beautifully Opened Up
Tim and Ravi's condo is located on the top floor of a building built in 1897, so it needed a lot of work. The remodel lasted two months and was completed in January 2020.
May 20, 2022
A Bright Barcelona Apartment Has an Extremely Cute (and Organized!) Pantry Idea
This renovated apartment in a bustling Barcelona neighborhood feels like a totally relaxing sanctuary surrounded by trees.
May 19, 2022
An Illustrator's NYC Rental Sports Lots of Smart Small Space Storage Ideas
Illustrator Gica Tam shares this 760-square-foot rental apartment with a roommate, but thanks to smart storage ideas and lots of light, the space doesn't feel too cramped or cluttered at all.
May 18, 2022
An Industrial Philadelphia Loft Apartment Is Like an Eclectic Disco Greenhouse  
Photographer Kat Malo only had a few plants when she moved in, but when she saw how well they were doing in this light-filled space, she fully embraced being a plant parent and now has over 50.
May 12, 2022
An Eclectic Post Modern Toronto Rental Has a Dark and Dreamy Powder Room
Janelle and Spencer's apartment is in an old Victorian house (built in 1883!) that’s been broken out into units. Their space has a ton of character, including original molding and ceiling medallions, chandeliers in every room (even the kitchen and bathrooms), a working fireplace, a large verandah, and big, lovely bay windows not overlooking someone else’s condo balcony.
May 11, 2022
A Bold Brooklyn Rental Features One of the Coolest DIY Tile Backsplashes Ever
"There’s always something going on within the four walls of my apartment — whether it’s testing a new recipe for my blog, tinkering with the interior design of the apartment, an art or DIY project, hosting friends for a mandoo (Korean dumplings) party, or simply cranking away at my computer," writes Christine Han, a Korean-American recipe developer and food blogger who founded the blog, Dear Saturdays.
May 9, 2022
This Scandi Boho Home in The Netherlands Has Some Absolutely Dreamy Garden Views
Ineke Nordt used to rock bright colors in her previous homes, but found that light, natural colors calm her down. Her home in The Netherlands is light, bright, natural, Scandi, and bohemian.
May 2, 2022
This Stylish Swedish Home's Interior Is Inspired by the 1970s
Emma and Henrik's home style is heavily influenced by the patterns and colors of the 1970s — particularly orange and brown, hence the name of Emma’s Instagram, Home of Orange Brown.
Apr 29, 2022
A Pro Organizer's Staten Island Rental Is Clean, Modern, Minimal & Marvelous
Rebekah Love, a professional organizer and the owner of company, Organize For Love, shares this Staten Island home with husband, Olushola Bashorun, a fine arts photographer with AQut Photography, and their daughter, Loren.
Apr 27, 2022
This Small Dutch Rental Apartment Embraces Mid-Century Modern Colors and Shapes
Hester Vogelzang's retro interior-themed Instagram tagline is “Born in the nineties, living in the seventies,” and that applies to the home shared with boyfriend, Jens, and newborn son, Wobbe.
Apr 15, 2022
A Designer's Condo Has Maximalist 1970s Vibes, Vintage Furniture & Disco Balls
Designer and vintage Instagram shop owner Giovanna Macejka leaned into a "maximalist 1970s retro vibe that relies heavily on mixing patterns and textures, going bold with color, and creating movement throughout the space."
Apr 14, 2022
B&A: Thanks to a DIY Loft, a 330-Square-Foot Studio Is an Organized Home for Two
Josie says that limitations breed creativity, and that certainly applies in the home she shares with her partner, Alec. "I have never gotten more ideas for a space than for this tiny apartment."
Apr 13, 2022
A Small Home's Living Room Mixes a Green Sofa, Blue Loveseat, Gold Chair & More
Color makes Rita feel, happy and peaceful, which was her #1 goal when decorating. "My second goal was staying on budget, so everything may look very extravagant but in reality my furniture is from Target and Walmart!"
Apr 11, 2022
This Renter's 500-Square-Foot Apartment Was Furnished With Thrifted Finds
Everything in Jessica's apartment is thrifted or found on Facebook Marketplace.
Apr 7, 2022
B&A: A Dark, Totally Round '70s Apartment Was Turned into a Pastel '80s Paradise
This 1970s Bauhaus-Inspired Munich apartment — which is completely round shaped, by the way — was transformed into a pastel-colored, Memphis-inspired home filled with vintage gems, modern finds, and custom-made furniture designed by the homeowner.
Apr 5, 2022
Retro Colors and Patterns Beautify a Formerly Beige 525-Square-Foot London Flat
Emily Brinkley is an illustrator/designer working for a small company that designs games, toys, books, greeting cards, stationery, and gift wrap. She describes her London flat as being a totally beige, blank canvas when she first moved in.
Apr 4, 2022
This Colorful Miami Apartment Takes Design Cues from the 1960s, 1990s & Art Deco
Interior decorator Dani Klarić lives in this large, loft-like apartment in Miami with her boyfriend, Bello. Dani pulls a lot of her home's interior inspiration from the Art Deco era, but you'll also find nods to the 1960s, 1990s, and even some mid-century modern vibes, too.
Apr 1, 2022
A Small NYC Apartment Fits a Coffee Station in the Bedroom
A love of slick classics paired with minimalist and maximalist design choices — and a desire to wake up to the smell of coffee daily — led Ian to his apartment's design.
Mar 31, 2022
This Renter Ditched Boob Lights, Added Peel-and-Stick Tiles, and More
Reed Van Dyck used her time in the pandemic to turn her apartment into a sanctuary for a peaceful night in with her cat and dog. She mixes thrifted and new items to create a space that feels truly hers.
Mar 24, 2022
This Brick-Lined Brooklyn Apartment Is a Grownup Pee Wee's Playhouse
Shannon and her partner David have filled their New York City apartment with color and cheeky elements that make them feel at home.
Mar 22, 2022
This Infectious Disease Scientist's Atlanta Condo Is as Fun and Cool as She Is
Scientist and educator Laurel Bristow's Instagram is a wealth of easy-to-digest and scientifically accurate information on COVID, vaccines, boosters, variants, and so much more. And her Atlanta condo she shares with her cat and axolotl is full of cool art and "cheeky little items."
Mar 21, 2022
A Modern NYC Loft's Layout Is Maximized With a Dreamy Glass and Iron Wall
When the NYC housing market dropped during the pandemic, Kimberly and her partner decided to buy. They worked with an architect to turn a two-bedroom apartment into a one larger bedroom with home office.
Mar 21, 2022
This Artist's Cozy NYC Apartment Is a 'Mid-Century Maximalist' Dream Space
Artist and art teacher Laina Weiss is the creative director of L’or de Seraphine, an artisanal candle brand, and calls home this cozy and colorful East Village apartment, sharing it with her cat, Abby.
Mar 17, 2022
This 650-Square-Foot Brooklyn Apartment Uses Cute DIYs & Smart Small-Space Ideas
Grace Zhang chronicles her many home improvement efforts personalizing this "boring new construction” 650-square-foot apartment she shares with her boyfriend.
Mar 15, 2022
A 466-Square-Foot Queens Apartment Feels Much Larger Than It Is
When NYC rents lowered in the pandemic, children's book editor and author Anna Membrino took the opportunity to live alone for the first time. Mirrors, white walls, and lots of plants help make the small space feel much larger.
Mar 15, 2022
A Renter Filled Her NJ Rental With Pops of Color — Including IKEA Upcycles
"I love color," Dominique, who rents this New Jersey apartment with her fiancé, says. "I feel like a lot of homes I see that are on the higher end are so white/gray and boring... It's been a dream to freely decorate and just be ourselves here. I think we did a good job making it cozy but still elevated and adult without being too boring."
Mar 10, 2022
Before and After: This Small Rental Apartment's Renovation Only Cost $3k
Tessa started Tessa Ariane Design, which focuses on affordable design work, in "response to how out of touch the interior design industry can be with what most folks actually need. We are all impacted by our environments, and I really believe we need to prioritize providing solutions for renters, folks in small spaces, and within realistic budgets that don’t leave anyone behind," she says.
Mar 9, 2022
This Author's 1930s LA Rental Is Beautifully Bright and Airy
Meg Quinn, author of "THE CHEESE BOARD DECK" and the popular website, "Ain't Too Proud to Meg," rented this LA apartment for 10 years.
Mar 8, 2022
A Couple's Long Island Apartment Is Southwestern, Boho, Mid-Century & Colorful
Scott and Brian's apartment blends many styles. "What started as a mid-century motif evolved into a very unique living space that surpasses a definitive style marker," Scott writes. "We are very much into warm tones and comfort. We have a love for vintage glassware that can be seen in our decorating style... We have a mix of old and new, high-end and low cost."
Mar 8, 2022
This Investment Educator's Brooklyn Rental Is Compact, Colorful, and Cool
Amanda Holden, also known as "Dumpster.Doggy" on Instagram, is an entrepreneur, educator, and the founder of Invested Development. She aims to answer the question: “How do I teach dusty investing topics without making my students want to stick needles into their eyeballs?”
Mar 7, 2022