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6 Celebrities Living in Enviable Mid-Century Modern Homes by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
We've all heard that everything old is new again. That's why it's no wonder that some of Hollywood's biggest names avidly embrace the unique world of Mid-Century Modern architecture. Whether they're frequent house flippers or just design obsessed, here's a roundup of stars with excellent taste who have snagged some of the country's most exquisite Mid-Century designs. READ MORE »
Before and After: A Cheap Collage of Browns & Creams Gets a Bold, Blue Modern Remodel in Queens by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
Peggy Wang, Buzzfeed's founding editor, decided one day a few years ago she was ready to move out of tiny apartment living. "It was like a weird sudden existential outburst in my usual lazy put-everything-off-forever mindset," she writes. When she purchased this 1100-square-foot home in Queens, it felt like the right fit. But boy it needed a face lift. She worked closely with White Arrow —Keren Richter and her husband Thomas Richter—to remodel this home. READ MORE »
The Old-School Mattress Mistake You Might Be Making by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
Maybe your parents told you. Or perhaps it was your favorite aunt. The point being that somewhere down the line, a very well-meaning loved one likely informed you that you need to flip your mattress on a regular basis to keep it "fresh" and to prolong its life. I distinctly remember my grandma drilling this point into my head when — like the good adult she was grooming me to be — I made my first major mattress purchase. It wasn't until recently I learned that doing the OG flip isn't actually the best idea. (Sorry, Grandma!) READ MORE »
Before and After: This $7K IKEA Kitchen is a Serious Stunner by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
This kitchen has lots of counterspace and TONS of storage (although, what's with that lonely floating cabinet), but it has a few issues, "ugliness being the main one," according to the homeowner. IKEA to the rescue! READ MORE »
Moving in Together? Five Tips from an Advice Columnist Who’s Heard It All by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
It's a big, exciting step in a relationship, but moving in with a partner can also be a minefield of new complications. Just ask Meredith Goldstein, the Boston Globe's Love Letters columnist who's been answering readers' relationship questions with a familiar warmth and comedic candor since 2009. READ MORE »
IKEA's Latest Collaboration Is Designed To Display — Not Hide — Your Stuff by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
When we think of storage, it's usually about hiding our belongings from view. But not everything is meant to be stashed away and out of sight. IKEA's latest limited edition collection is about showing off your stuff and putting your unique style on display. READ MORE »
11 Beautiful Kitchen Backsplashes That Make Cleaning Easy by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
Tile is by far the most common material for a kitchen backsplash. But for people who hate cleaning grout, or just love a seamless look, there is another option. Here are eleven beautiful backsplashes that have no visible seams or grout lines at all. They're all super easy to clean, and just might transform the look of your kitchen. READ MORE »
An Installation Artist's 400-Square-Foot Portland Studio Apartment — House Tour by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
Name: Jessica Pezalla and Hazel the dog Location: Alphabet District — Portland, Oregon Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting When Jessica Pezalla , an artist and designer who founded the creative studio Bramble Workshop , was looking for a new apartment last year, she wanted to live in an urban location and in a vintage building. She found the perfect spot to rent—a corner unit in a great 1920s building that has tons of light for her plants and plenty of room for her and Hazel. READ MORE »
Here's How Often You Need to Clean Everything in Your House by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
While it's not every day you run into someone who genuinely takes joy in the process of cleaning, you have to acknowledge and appreciate the comforts of a clean living space. The shining floors, the crisp sheets, the knowledge that nothing creepy or crawly is residing in the cupboard under the stairs... yes, there's something truly special about a clean home. But what exactly makes a clean home clean? It isn't just elbow grease and an army of cleaning supplies — it's also knowing exactly what to clean and when. In an effort to keep your efforts at a reasonable level, here's the lowdown on exactly how often you need to clean everything in your house. READ MORE »
Prime Day Who? Wayfair’s Largest Sale Of The Year Is Coming April 25 by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
First, there was just Black Friday. Then we got Cyber Monday. Then, in 2015, we got Prime Day. While there are an unending list of online sales and promotions, those have remained the three major online holidays for deep discounts (and big spending). p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; min-height: 14.0px} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica} span.s1 {font: 12.0px Helvetica} READ MORE »
Why You Should Always Travel with a Tennis Ball by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
When packing for a trip, you probably include a change of clothes and toiletries in your carry-on — in case your luggage gets lost — along with a travel pillow, moisturizer, good reading material, and a layer if it's cold on the plane. But there's one other item that doesn't take up much space, and can get you to your destination feeling fresh and nimble. READ MORE »
SMEG Adds Even More Appliances That Are Actual Works of Art by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
It's Design Week in Milan and SMEG and Dolce & Gabbana are back with even more appliances turned art. If you thought the fridges were extra, just wait until you have a hand painted oven and range hood to match. READ MORE »
Survey Says This is the Grossest Thing You Can Have in Your Kitchen by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
I'm not swayed by inner satisfaction or the captivating sparkle of a spotless countertop. No—my main motivation for cleaning my space is almost always making sure that the people who see it don't think I'm gross. (Even if those people are just the UPS guy and my local Thai place's delivery driver.) I know I'm not alone, so I think all of us would appreciate the results of a recent study which discovered the things about our homes that are most likely to turn off potential guests. READ MORE »
BuzzFeed Life Editorial Director Peggy Wang's Queens Home Is a Vision in Blue — House Tour by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
Name: Peggy Wang Location: Ridgewood, Queens Size: 1100 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned A few years ago, I kinda just woke up one day and decided that I didn't want to live in a tiny apartment anymore. It was like a weird sudden existential outburst in my usual lazy put-everything-off-forever mindset. My boyfriend's friend happened to be looking to buy a two-family house, which is what planted the idea in my head. It took about eight months between that day I had the epiphany to the day I closed on the house. READ MORE »
Peek Inside Heidi Klum's New $5M Fixer Upper Loft by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
The first glance of Heidi Klum's new "no-frills fixer-upper" penthouse in SoHo has us channeling her Project Runway costar Tim Gunn and chanting: "Make it work!" READ MORE »
Dylan Thomas' Writing Shed as wall art, t-shirt, duvet cover and drawstring bag by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:08 AM
Photographer Steve Purnell has turned his smashing shot taken through the window of the famous writing shed in Laugharne and turned it into all manner of things to buy at his Redbubble site here . --------------------------------------------------------- Wednesday posts are sponsored by Eurodita , the leader in serving smart dealers
Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay P6 Wireless Speaker by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:06 AM
Sleek, compact, and powerful. When it comes to speakers, few brands come close to Bang... The post Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay P6 Wireless Speaker appeared first on Gessato . Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay P6 Wireless Speaker was first posted on April 18, 2018 at 5:12 am. ©2017 " Gessato Blog ". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at davide@gessato.com More...
The Balzo Collection by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:06 AM
An exploration of balance and movement. Florence-based Studio Lievito takes its name after the Italian... The post The Balzo Collection appeared first on Gessato . The Balzo Collection was first posted on April 18, 2018 at 10:41 am. ©2017 " Gessato Blog ". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at davide@gessato.com More...
A lush rooftop oasis flourishes on this renovated Art Deco townhouse in Mexico City by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:06 AM
Formerly a derelict Art Deco structure, Casa Verne has been reborn as a contemporary family home with a secluded getaway in the center of a busy Mexico City neighborhood. Zeller &amp; Moye renovated the 1930s townhouse and took care to preserve period features while injecting new modern touches. The crowning achievement can be found on the roof, where the architects created a lush garden and oasis of native plants. Zeller &amp; Moye’s renovation of the townhouse stripped away internal walls...<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/inhabitat/IvCU/~4/1ul2xQc473Y" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Fruit trees grow on the roofs of this rammed earth home in Hanoi by LiveModern Webmaster — last modified Apr 19, 2018 01:06 AM
Vo Trong Nghia Architects puts a fresh spin on the ancient art of rammed earth construction in the Dong Anh house, a modern dwelling with fruit trees growing on the roofs. Taking advantage of the property’s secure and isolated location in Hanoi, the architects applied an “open garden design” that embraces nature in, around, and even on top of the home. The thick earth walls have the advantage of high thermal mass and keep the home cool by storing heat during the day and then dissipating that...<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/inhabitat/IvCU/~4/6BGxSBCiS7M" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
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