Lighting is important. Interior designers, real estate agents and staging pros will all tell you it’s true. If you want your home or apartment to feel inviting, it needs to be well lit. That’s pretty straightforward in most of your home. You put a lamp on your nightstand. You hang a pendant above your dining […]
This small apartment in Taipei, Taiwan, envisioned by A Little Design studio, ranks high in creativity. Despite a total living space of 22 square meters (236 square feet), the flat is as practical as it gets. According to the designers, the space clearly defines all the living functions. The stairs lead the way to the […]
Small yards come with many challenges. One of the biggest is struggling to make a lawn work in them. The simple fact is that with less space to work with, the lawn itself has to be impeccably planned so that it fits in with decking space, decorative accents and other common yard functions. Otherwise, you […]
TechCrunch recently reported that organization goddess Marie Kondo is looking for investors to expand her empire. Rumor has it that part of the expansion includes a possible home organization line. While we wait, how can we declutter and organize the minimalist-chic Konmari way? Yamazaki, a Japanese home organization brand, is the answer.
Usually, when you see a photo of an open floor plan, it’s this spacious, modern design. The kitchen sits way off in the distance, large windows let in plenty of natural sunlight and there may even be space for multiple sitting areas. But just because you might have a smaller space, that doesn’t mean that […]
If there’s one design element that’s hard to get too much of, it’s a well-designed, enviable walk-in closet. If you don’t have a walk-in closet, odds are you want one. And if you have a walk-in closet, you might want inspiration on how to redesign it, organize it or remodel for a larger one. So […]
We polled our devils-den team to come up with the best, simplest ways to make even the smallest, most poorly lit spaces feel bright. Using these tips can help small spaces feel larger, dim rooms feel more energized and, ultimately, dark rooms feel brighter.
When designing around a less-than-robust space, think beyond the usual suspects. Avoid these small space mistakes by taking the big picture into account. Follow our guide to avoid some of the most common gaffes.