Get Creative With Your Bathroom Floor Tile

Get Creative With Your Bathroom Floor Tile

So much tile is installed only and in a running bond pattern, like brick, till it fills a room wall. But bathroom flooring tile has an chance to become so much more: It could be a means to split the […]

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'Great Gatsby' Style: 9 Inspiring Art Deco Escapes

'Great Gatsby' Style: 9 Inspiring Art Deco Escapes

In case you haven’t discovered, the 1920s are here around again. The young women in Downton Abbey are sporting drop waists and beads. Boardwalk Empire‘s set designers are quietly stocking up in art deco antiques shops. And yet another significant […]

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Evoke a Japanese Tearoom's Beauty Using a 'Chabana' Flower Arrangement

Evoke a Japanese Tearoom's Beauty Using a 'Chabana' Flower Arrangement

The Japanese art of chabana, which literally translates to “tea flowers,” is an early kind of flower arranging used in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. It’s a dazzling form of floral show with origins in the more recognizable kind of ikebana. […]

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Learn the Lingo of Drapery Rods and Accessories

Learn the Lingo of Drapery Rods and Accessories

Finding just the correct fabric for your own window treatment is vital, but don’t overlook how you will be hanging it. To make sure that your window treatments are just as functional as they are beautiful, you have to understand […]

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New Classics: The Luau Portable Lamp

New Classics: The Luau Portable Lamp

With the holidays upon us, I have been on the lookout for Modern Icons and New Classics which make excellent gifts. The Luau Portable pendant, designed by Duane Smith and Stefane Barbeau for Oxo in 2006, has a simple, lovely […]

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6 Kitchens, 6 DIY Updates

6 Kitchens, 6 DIY Updates

While an unbelievable kitchen remodel is impressive, sometimes a quick fix is a kitchen wants — or you can afford. These users got creative with their spaces, sticking to the fundamentals but still developing a fresh new look. From fresh […]

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Dwell on Design 2012 Expo Debuts Inventive Designs

Dwell on Design 2012 Expo Debuts Inventive Designs

The Dwell on Design expo is going on this weekend (June 22–24, 2012) at Los Angeles, also this year is bigger and better than last. I found some new products you’ll need now. If you are in the L.A. area, […]

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Design Pros Draw Inspiration From Mom

Design Pros Draw Inspiration From Mom

Interior designer Carla Aston fell in love with layout when her mom let her pick her tween bedroom carpeting, paint and bedding. “My mom let me go furniture around, create small vignettes and a gallery wall. She opened the doors […]

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City View: Cincinnati Embraces New and Old

City View: Cincinnati Embraces New and Old

I am on a mission to eliminate the term “flyover state.” Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, I picked up a great deal of style there that still influences me to this day. Cincinnati has come a very long way […]

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Pattern Play: Zigzag Jazzes Up a Kids' Room

Pattern Play: Zigzag Jazzes Up a Kids' Room

We are doing things a little different on Pattern Play today. In past ideabooks, readers have voiced desire in seeing the patterns actually implemented in a room. I love the idea, so let’s use this children’s room as our example. […]

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