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Tips for Building Energy Efficient Homes

The challenge of learning how to build an energy-efficient home is not in the engineering and design: it’s in juggling the trade-offs. Every element of a home has ramifications on other elements. You can’t have it all, and deciding what’s most...

How to Best Organize an Attic

The prospect of organizing an attic can be a surprisingly daunting one. Unfinished attic spaces can be dark, cavernous areas where you’d rather not venture. But by taking the time to organize an attic, you can breathe new life into...

Chic Kid Friendly Living Room

As parents, we often struggle with wanting to make our spaces look pretty while still keeping them functional and practical for our families. The struggle is real, but it’s not impossible to overcome. If you’re looking for ways to...

Tips on How to Fix Painting Mistakes

Tips on How to Fix Painting Mistakes Painting is undoubtedly one of the quickest and least expensive ways to transform your home. It can update an area, hide flaws, highlight architectural details and so much more. However, mistakes and problems do happen....

Interior Design Hacks for Small Spaces

Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the changes associated with low-impact living—from composting to conscientiously tidying up (Marie Kondo)—have made their way into our lifestyles. Whether you’re attempting to make the most of a small space, or simply want to increase...

The Most Beautiful Bridges in the World

In the world of architecture, perhaps nothing is more utilitarian than a bridge. Indeed, not only do these spanning structures allow us to safely pass over a gap, but unlike some skyscrapers and homes, everyone has access to using...

Colorful School for Children of Refugees in Tel Aviv

How to make refugee children feel they belong? It starts in the classroom – just look to this Tel Aviv school. TEL AVIV – Altogether, the student body of Hayarden primary school – ranging from the ages of five to 12 – in Tel...

What Is Cottage Style Decor?

There are some words in the English language that have been made to invoke a particular feeling. “Cottage” is one of those words. Immediately you imagine steaming tea in a floral teacup beside a warm fire with a sleeping...

The Sonora House with Bold Folds and Clean Seams

A young team of moscow-based architects and visualizers imagine a vibrant and monumental residence in the Sonoran desert of Mexico. The designers, Davit Jilavyan and Mary Jilavyan collaborated with a client from Mexico who envisioned a one family residence expressive of minimal geometries...

Tile Trends for 2019 – Ceramics of Italy Suggestions

If you're a tile enthusiast, you know that keeping up with the ceramic tile industry is no easy task," said Ceramics of Italy in a statement. Find out your inspiration! Neu surfaces This year, it wasn't just the patterns and sizes...

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Ranch by Galeazzo Design

Ranch by Galeazzo Design Architects: Galeazzo Design Location: São Paulo, Brazil Photo courtesy: MaÌra Acayaba Description: The spot was glorified with the essential standards of a private inn...

Home design inspired by the urban environment born from the client’s love for street art and pop imagery

Home design inspired by the urban environment born from the client’s love for street art and pop imagery Architects: KNQ Associates Location: Singapore Year:...

West Hollywood Residence by (fer)

West Hollywood Residence by (fer) Architects: (fer) Location: West Hollywood, California, USA Area: 4,500 sqft Photo courtesy: Jim Pease Description: This West Hollywood living arrangement is situated in the...

Half a home and half an exhibition space for contemporary artwork

Half a home and half an exhibition space for contemporary artwork Architects: 05 AM Arquitectura Location: Valldoreix, Spain Year: 2015 Photo courtesy: Adrià Goula...