How to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

  Whether your kitchen is a true fixer-upper from decades ago or your once-trendy laminate countertop and linoleum flooring fell out of style fast, it may be time to modernize your outdated kitchen. With new design trends showcasing creative uses of colors, modern appliances, and functional design, there are endless ways to bring your kitchen…

Country Kitchen Ideas

Here are some useful tips and country kitchen ideas… Country kitchens typically have a light and airy feel. White will keep the space looking nice and clean. Choose yellow to impart a cheery look. When in doubt, the right tan will add warmth to your space. Try going trendy with hot colors like mint green.…

The Villa Terminus: A Quiet Balance of History & Modernity

Many hotels we’ve come across for our Destination Design column have some kind of wow factor that really catches your eye, but every now and then a boutique hotel comes along that’s more demure and subtle in its beautiful, modern aesthetic. The Villa Terminus is one of those. Located in Bergen, Norway, this 18-room hotel…

A Whole Different Spin on Pot Planting

There have been very few opportunities for even the most avid of gardeners to plant bright red geraniums in an old, gray washing machine tub, so pay attention to this one. The story begins almost 45 years ago as Bob and Janet Hill, garden neophytes whose possessions included two small children, hefty monthly payments on…

Black Framed Glass Walls Separate The Bedroom In This Kiev Apartment

  MARTINarchitects have recently completed this small 484 square foot (45 sqm) apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, for a client that wanted to use it as a rental apartment. The architects were tasked with creating a contemporary apartment that would be functional, visually attractive, and versatile, as well as suit peoples different tastes and needs. Stepping…