Everybody loves IKEA but nobody wants that "out of the box" style in their home. This article lists 5 easy ways to customize your IKEA furniture and make it completely individual.
A straight to the point description of Munsell's color system with explanations for the three dimensions of color: Hue, Value and Chroma as well as an easy to understand explanation of how they are catagorized.
Making your own pendant light fixture isn't nearly as hard as you might think. This article not only tells you how to make it but also gives directions and tons of inspiration for designing your own DIY pendant light.
The Bauhaus school gave us some of our most influential designers. Discover who they were and how they changed our cities and ideas about modern furniture and art. This article includes a brief history and lots of pictures.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a true renaissance man who was directly responsible for iconic design that is still popular today. Discover what inspired him and learn about his myriad of contributions to interior design and architecture.
An interview with an expat American who's made a life for himself and his family in Guatemala. He explains the pros and cons, what to look out for and what to avoid.
Rococo and Baroque can be difficult to tell apart. Discover what distinguishes the styles of these two important eras. This article explains how to recognize style elements of Rococo and Baroque art, architecture and furniture while at the same time explaining the history that impacted both...
In economic times such as these, sometimes you just want to pack it up and move to a warm and sunny spot. But how would you support yourself? This article lists 10 ideas to get your dream of living the easy life started.