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A Flag for Every Family from a Pair of Paris Artists

A Flag for Every Family from a Pair of Paris Artists

Jin Angdoo Lee and Mathieu Julien, freelance illustrators and artists who operate under the name Amateurs, describe themselves as “a happy couple based in Paris. We are lovers of new discoveries and endless artistic possibilities.” Their w.. Read More →

Domestic Science: How to Wash a Down Comforter

Domestic Science: How to Wash a Down Comforter

Over the past several months, we’ve been touting the benefits of a clean bed, from pillow to mattress (see Domestic Science: How to Clean a Mattress and Domestic Science: How to Wash a Pillow). Our latest installment? How to wash a down comfo.. Read More →

Trending on The Organized Home: Outstanding Organization

Trending on The Organized Home: Outstanding Organization

This week on The Organized Home, the editors perused Ikea’s new April collection, took a peek behind the cabinet doors of a viral kitchen, and more. Here’s a look: Above: The kitchen in design darling Emily Henderson’s Scandi-ins.. Read More →

Before & After: A Derelict Shed in San Francisco Transformed Into an Artist’s Studio

Before & After: A Derelict Shed in San Francisco Transformed Into an Artist’s Studio

A few months ago, we wrote about architect Ryan Leidner‘s impressive work on a dilapidated former saloon, which he turned into a modern courtyard-centered home for a young family. (See the story here.) We recently came across another of his firs.. Read More →

Design Travel: Artful Hotels in Tokyo and Kyoto

Design Travel: Artful Hotels in Tokyo and Kyoto

Sophia Coppola’s Lost in Translation kept taking on new meaning as I tried to plan a recent family trip to Japan. What “moon” were we arriving and departing, hotel booking sites wanted to know. Would a small room of futons work for the four.. Read More →

Vacation Dreaming: Elegant Simplicity on the Italian Island of Pantelleria

Vacation Dreaming: Elegant Simplicity on the Italian Island of Pantelleria

When Julie showed me images of Tenuta Borgia on the island of Pantelleria, named One of the 10 Best Secret Islands in Europe by Condé Nast Traveler, I felt a spark of recognition. The rustic stone lodging, the white-washed walls, the sparkling po.. Read More →

In Praise of Ikea: 20 Ikea Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

In Praise of Ikea: 20 Ikea Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

For remodelers looking to design a kitchen on a budget, Sektion—Ikea’s latest kitchen cabinet system (before Sektion, or Metod as it’s called in the EU, there was Akurum and Värde)—is a savior. It’s frameless, meaning the cabinet doors.. Read More →

Under-Sink Water Filters: Are They Worth It?

Under-Sink Water Filters: Are They Worth It?

For a long, long time, my husband and I made do with a Brita pitcher for our filtered water. We liked neither its inelegant design nor its cheap plastic composition, but it did its job fairly well. The worst part, though, may have been the constan.. 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 →

A ’60s Ocean Lodge Redux: Timber Cove on the Sonoma Coast

A ’60s Ocean Lodge Redux: Timber Cove on the Sonoma Coast

When architect Richard Clements Jr. designed Timber Cove Lodge on the coast of Sonoma County, California, in 1963, he took inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright: His hotel would be a tall A-frame, whose height would optimize ocean views, and whose m.. Read More →

Object of Desire: Director’s Chairs with Striped Vintage Grain Sack Covers from Makié

Object of Desire: Director’s Chairs with Striped Vintage Grain Sack Covers from Makié

Spotted on Makié, one of our favorite online shops, folding traditional summer seating made with French vintage grain sack fabric, designed and handcrafted by Yonemono in Japan. Here’s a look. Above: The Director’s Chair with Navy.. Read More →

The Lost Kitchen: A Glimpse Inside Maine’s Most Wildly In-Demand Restaurant

The Lost Kitchen: A Glimpse Inside Maine’s Most Wildly In-Demand Restaurant

This is the country’s most talked-about restaurant, but you’ll need to get a little lost—and mail a love letter—to find it. The Lost Kitchen is an unlikely success story. First, there’s the matter of where it is: in the rural town of.. Read More →

The DIY Makeover: George and Willy’s Urban Cabin (Created from a Tiny 1991 Suburban House)

The DIY Makeover: George and Willy’s Urban Cabin (Created from a Tiny 1991 Suburban House)

Remodelista regulars no doubt have admired the work of George & Willy. They’re the cute, young New Zealander duo who made their design debut with the Studio Roller, a hanging roll of kraft paper for keeping To Do lists and making sketches. Since.. Read More →

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