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Color Therapy: Surprising Shades in an Edinburgh Guesthouse

Color Therapy: Surprising Shades in an Edinburgh Guesthouse

If I’m honest with myself, one of the main reasons I’ve gravitated toward all-white walls is that I’m indecisive and timid when it comes to color. I’ve seen so many reds-gone-awry and greens-on-acid in others’ homes that I’m quite happ.. Read More →

Glitz-Free Glam: Scandi-Inspired DIY Holiday Decor from David Stark

Glitz-Free Glam: Scandi-Inspired DIY Holiday Decor from David Stark

One of our favorite holiday traditions here at Remodelista? Having event designer David Stark dream up some chic and easy-to-make holiday decor for us. This year, he and his team shared DIY projects inspired by a “modern and naturalist-chic” a.. Read More →

The Nesting Instinct: A Cabin Retreat in Washington Inspired by a Bird

The Nesting Instinct: A Cabin Retreat in Washington Inspired by a Bird

In a large-scale study released last week, scientists confirmed a 29 percent decline in the North American bird population—to the tune of 2.9 billion fewer birds—since 1970. I read the alarming news with great sadness and fear. But then I stum.. Read More →

Kitchen of the Week: Seattle Cookbook Author Aran Goyoaga’s Under-Budget Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen of the Week: Seattle Cookbook Author Aran Goyoaga’s Under-Budget Kitchen Remodel

It sounds like a unicorn: a renovation completed on schedule and under budget? And not just a little under budget, but a lot. Intrigued? We were, too. Here’s how it happened. The unlikely remodeling story begins with Aran Goyoaga, a Seattle .. Read More →

Steal This Look: A Luminous Kitchen Renovation in Rockport, Maine

Steal This Look: A Luminous Kitchen Renovation in Rockport, Maine

Leave it to design stars Tara Mangini and Percy Bright of Jersey Ice Cream Co. to infuse an undistinguished 2004 builder’s special (see Remade in Maine: Jersey Ice Cream Co. Upgrades a Recently Built House) with rustic charm. The reimagined kit.. Read More →

Object of Desire: New Summery Table Linens from Once Milano

Object of Desire: New Summery Table Linens from Once Milano

New from one of our favorite linen companies, London-based Once Milano: summery table linens with macrame detailing (granny style). Above: The Linen Tablecloth with Macrame Trim is €490, and is available in three sizes and several c.. Read More →

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Summery Outdoor Kitchen

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Summery Outdoor Kitchen

I’ve always been a skeptic when it comes to outdoor kitchens (who needs anything more than a grill and a set of tongs?). I’m revising my thinking, however, after spotting—and swooning over—the ultimate setup from the Netherlands. From .. Read More →

Before & After: An Awkward Space Grows Into a Comfortable Home for Two Sisters (Plus Boyfriends)

Before & After: An Awkward Space Grows Into a Comfortable Home for Two Sisters (Plus Boyfriends)

Olivia and Catherine Crawford grew up sharing secrets and clothes as sisters often do. Five years ago, they decided to continue their sharing habit and bought a two-bedroom maisonette together in the Islington district of London. But as each added.. Read More →

LA Palette Cleanser: A Flash-Free Holmby Hills Makeover by DISC Interiors, Before and After

LA Palette Cleanser: A Flash-Free Holmby Hills Makeover by DISC Interiors, Before and After

“Not to get too woo-woo, but the first thing we noticed on touring our house was the warm loving energy that lingered from the two families who had lived in it before.” The new occupant of this 1936 brick and board-and-batten house is explaini.. Read More →

10 Easy Pieces: Classic Industrial Floor Lamps

10 Easy Pieces: Classic Industrial Floor Lamps

When we moved into our new apartment earlier this year, we looked up at the living room ceiling and realized it’s missing any lighting. This was fine by me to be honest (no need to cover an unsightly fixture), but now we’re in need of a floor .. Read More →

Romance on the Rhine: the Newly Opened Purs Hotel, with Interiors by Axel Vervoordt

Romance on the Rhine: the Newly Opened Purs Hotel, with Interiors by Axel Vervoordt

Belgian designer Axel Vervoordt has designed hotel suites in the past (see On Top of the World: A Belgian Antiquarian Designs a Penthouse in NYC), but his first top-to-bottom hospitality project is the newly opened Purs Hotel, located in a 17th-c.. Read More →

10 Easy Pieces: Summer Drinks Dispensers (from High to Low)

10 Easy Pieces: Summer Drinks Dispensers (from High to Low)

For keeping yourself (and your party guests) hydrated all summer long, 10 state-of-the-art drinks dispensers at a range of price points. What are you planning to put in your dispenser? For recipes, see Gardenista’s post Herbal Essence: Just.. Read More →

Urban Oasis: A Stone Orchard House in Tel Aviv, Redone by Two Architects

Urban Oasis: A Stone Orchard House in Tel Aviv, Redone by Two Architects

We’ve been admirers of Israeli-born architects Noam Dvir and Daniel Rauchwerger of BoND ever since we featured one of their quietly ingenious projects—a streamlined Manhattan flat, packed with hidden storage—on The Organized Home. Recently.. Read More →

4 Ways to Create a Light-filled Loft Conversion

4 Ways to Create a Light-filled Loft Conversion

Content supplied by roofglaze Use a flat glass rooflight on a sloping roofIf an extensive dormer design is not what you’re after, flat glass rooflights don’t require complex roof supporting structures and construction works. These contemporary an.. Read More →

A Home at the Top of the World, San Francisco Edition

A Home at the Top of the World, San Francisco Edition

Not too long ago, Sarah and I found ourselves having tea with Susie Tompkins Buell, the Democratic fundraiser, Esprit cofounder, and wearer of deep crimson toenail varnish (I know because I once waited in line behind her at Tartine and admired the.. Read More →

10 Easy Pieces: Inset Mirrored Medicine Cabinets

10 Easy Pieces: Inset Mirrored Medicine Cabinets

Once you’ve selected the tile, ceramic ware, and faucets for your bathroom remodel, it’s time to source a medicine cabinet. If that means an inset model, it can be just as big a commitment as anything else. Choose wisely. Here are our all-time.. Read More →

Upstairs-Downstairs Living in a Historical Building in Norfolk

Upstairs-Downstairs Living in a Historical Building in Norfolk

Proof of a well-considered space: Years after a remodel, its design stills feels fresh and exciting. That’s how we feel about Cold Press Gallery, an apartment and exhibition space housed in a former Methodist meeting hall from the 1800s. We firs.. Read More →