Earthship Homes: The Next Big Sustainable Housing Trend?

Elva Mankin

Photo: istockphoto.com If you’re curious about off-grid living, you may have heard of an Earthship. Earthship homes are built partially into the earth out of upcycled and natural materials and constructed to be able to maintain a comfortable temperature year-round without requiring a conventional HVAC system. Earthship home design makes […]

Jimmy Fallon, Cara Delevingne’s Tonight Show Home-Decor Chat

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Photo: Architectural Digest/YouTube Instead of converting it into a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cara Delevingne has chosen to live in the $10.8 million questionably decorated Gramercy Park triplex she bought from Jimmy Fallon. As she told Fallon on The Tonight Show this week, she loves the decor — basically the Overlook […]

Tips on contemporary interior design

Elva Mankin

Long gone are the days when people tried to fill a place with uncomfortable, bulky things and cover the floors with chic carpets or rugs. Nowadays, an ergonomic approach in modern design is in demand. People have learned to replace walls with partitions, acquire modular sofas and other modern furniture […]

Home Bar Design in Modern Residential Projects

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Home Bar Design in Modern Residential Projects MoBar 50 / Dometic Home. Image Courtesy of Dometic Home Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985916/home-bar-design-in-modern-residential-projects According to a recent survey by spirits industry market analysis firm IWSR, 54% of online buyers of alcohol in the U.S. made their first […]

Designing a Delicious Outdoor Kitchen

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Today’s outdoor kitchens are more elaborate than ever. These exterior spaces offer generous layouts, luxe materials, and cutting-edge appliances comparable to what one would expect in a high-end chef’s kitchen. Whether the goal is crowd-pleasing backyard dinners or casual family grill nights, a well-designed outdoor kitchen will improve both the […]

Space Perspective Reveals Capsule Design

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Space Perspective, a luxury space travel company aiming to make space travel greener, safer and more affordable, unveiled its patent-pending Spaceship Neptune capsule design, which is now being produced near its Operations Center at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The drop-shaped spherical exterior offers near 360-degree views with panoramic […]

The Swedish Dream House Nobody Else Wanted

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“When you’re in love, you don’t see the bad things,” Andreas Ullenius says.  Ullenius is calling from Skarpö, an island of about 250 residents in the Stockholm archipelago, to talk about the 111-year-old house he and his family bought here four years ago this month. Full of willowy charm, the […]

15 Best Living Room Curtain Ideas

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Thomas Loof While sourcing furniture for your living room may be your main concern, there are plenty of other crucial design elements to consider—and window treatments are certainly not one to overlook. When it comes to curtains, the options are seemingly endless. But since they’re available in every style and […]