How to Create a Sensual Home

A sensual home is one that is relaxing and comfortable. It is inviting, welcoming, with an air of sophistication and maturity. A sensual home is one where you feel as though you can manage to escape the daily grind of today’s hectic world.

Why This Room Caught My Eye

This is such a wonderful example to showcase the vast power of colors in interior design. This composition is like a painting - every hue seems carefully chosen, every placement thoughtfully arranged.

Why This Room Caught My Eye

My ongoing obsession with kitchens must have two crucial reasons: First, ever since I moved away from my parent's place I've lived in apartments with tiny kitchens or better said kitchenettes.

Why This Room Caught My Eye

This room combines a vibrant and a more masculine look in one. At least this is what I think.

Why This Room Caught My Eye

Sometimes we look with awe at fancy living rooms, swanky bedrooms, gleeful nurseries, colorful kitchens. But what about the hallway?

Why This Room Caught My Eye

This room belongs to the home of Australian blogger Kirsty Davey. This room caught my eye because of its calming serenity and pureness. It is somehow simple yet totally refined.

Modern Rustic Home in Montana

With a remote location and plenty of lush greenery surrounding the building, this Montana house raises the bar when it comes to contemporary US living.

Whistler Chalet in Canada

This mountain chalet is what we call tasteful luxury. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and showcasing inspiring raw finishes of stone and wood, the place is visually enticing, no matter what the standing point. Enjoy the virtual tour below for a glimpse of Whistler and its hidden architectural gems!

Why This Room Caught My Eye

The colors, the patterns, the personal touches - this room tells the story of its owner. I imagine the owner to be a creative person with a healthy sense of humor.

The Most Popular Iconic American Home Design Styles

Housing styles around the world are as varied as the countries they represent and in America there are a variety of iconic design styles that have made American homes so popular.

Lovely Hawthorn House in Melbourne, Australia

After several incomplete renovations, the Hawthorn project became a serious matter. ”The task was two fold, firstly to consolidate and reinstate the existing heritage parts and secondly to create a new architectural  language that would transform the rear and become the soul of the new indoor and outdoor living areas.”  

Ninth Avenue Duplex in New York

An overall elegant design characterizes this unusual family crib in Manhattan, New York.

Contemporary Home in Poland

Widawscy Studio Architecture recently completed this house in Zabrze, Poland for a modern family of four. The interior is dominated by white and gray tones contrasted by natural oak.

15 Beautiful Living Rooms

From a luxury penthouse living room to a cozy scandinavian corner, these living rooms span a variety of styles. Enjoy!

Long Island Oasis Room

Replicate this regal indoor-outdoor oasis of color wheel inspiration by New York-based interior designer Tom Scheerer.

Delaware Accents Room

Replicate this traditional French bedroom with citrus accents and an architectural backdrop by New York decorator Bunny Williams.

Spectacular West Coast Penthouse in Vancouver’s Aerie II

Vancouver's Cypress Mountain is home to eight exclusive penthouses with panoramic views of the city skyline, English Bay and Gulf Islands. This 4400 square foot residence features soaring 16' ceilings, walls of glass, and custom finishes and features throughout.

New York Layered Room

Replicate the innovative color palette and layered look at the heart of this New York apartment by designer Fernando Santangelo.

Swedish Sitting Room

Replicate the look of this Swedish sitting room with your own statement ceiling and nuanced neutral palette.

Restoration Hardware Odeon Glass Fringe 3-Ring Chandelier Finds

~Restoration Hardware 1920's Odeon Glass Fringe 3-Ring Chandelier: $1,595.00

Modern, Eco-Friendly Beach Home

The house is a beautiful old historical house, steps from the sand, and down the street from Waikiki beach…but millions of miles in terms of design!


Rugs. Love 'em. They add coziness to a room, texture, and are a great way to add texture and pattern (I am really not a fan of a plain, neutral colored rug - it becomes a focal point of boring).

The 60-30-10 Color Rule

No joke, color theory really works. When you're getting ready to paint any room we've got some great simple advice - follow the 60-30-10 color rule!

Eclectic Interiors :: Getting it Right

There are so many factors that go into designing a successful space - scale, finish, texture, color, pattern - all of which depend heavily on the design style that you're working with (modern, traditional, vintage...). I think one of the most challenging design styles to pull off is eclectic.

Pottery Barn Seagrass Bar Stool Finds

~Pottery Barn Seagrass Bar Stool: $279.00

Mim Design Interiors

A fusion of modern with old world charm, light and shade, minimalism with maximum impact. This Melbourne based design firm creates a modern glamour with a clean line and a luxe but less vibe. Perhaps a little more layered, a little less minimal. Beautiful, clean lined modern interiors that surprise the senses and embrace modern living to the max.

Color splash

A stylish combination of traditional features and colorful contemporary design, this South Yarra renovation by architectural firm Techne packs a punch with personality, color and a killer art collection. It's a pared back modern living space that revels in the grand proportions of the old house.

A Beautifully Charming Home in San Francisco

Let these beautiful images clear your mind and stir your design. Scroll and drink deep, scroll and drink deep. Tumble turn and do it all over again.

50 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Kitchen backsplash designs are as varied as the kitchens that accommodate them. From a minimalist neutral backsplash that spans from ceiling to floor to the tiniest tile mosaic applied above a dainty cooktop, these important design elements provide many decorating and functional possibilities. To prove our point, we've gathered 50+ unique backsplash ideas from around the web. Which is your favorite?

Bathroom Basics for No Accents

Challenge: Your bathroom lacks accents. What can you do?

The Write Stuff for Plain Windows

Challenge: Plain white window treatments. What can you do?

Window Dressings for No Tiebacks

Challenge: No tiebacks. What can you do?

Bedazzled Wall Art for Tangled Jewelry

Challenge: Tangled jewelry. What can you do?

Quick Canopy for Odd Angles

Challenge: Angles in the eaves. What can you do?

Natural Beauty for Standard Accessories

Challenge: Standard-issue accessories. What can you do?

Thrifty Headboard for Outdated Headboard

Challenge: Outdated headboard. What can you do?

Table Tricks for Tiny Table

Challenge: Tiny table. What can you do?

Quick and Easy for Plain Upholstery

Challenge: Plain upholstery. What can you do?

Good with Accents for Uncomfortable Chairs

Challenge: Uncomfortable dining chairs. What can you do?

Pretty Piles for Displays

Challenge: You're a sentimental fool. What can you do?

Increase Your Odds for Blah Displays

Challenge: Blah displays. What can you do?

Color Theory for Boring Mantel

Challenge: Boring mantel. What can you do?