So, it's the 21st century and we're not living like the Jetsons. Fine. But we can get as close as possible to total home automation and simplification with these incredible new inventions that debuted on the number one crowd-sourcing site, Kickstarter.
On the list of Canada's biggest exports -- Justin Bieber, maple syrup, Swedish Fish (yes, they're made in Ontario) -- design has never ranked particularly high. But that's about to change: Young Canucks are blazing a new trail.
You can do better than empty takeout boxes.
Be daring. A vibrant shade in an unexpected spot brings a space to life.
You have things in your home that you love and want to show off, but you aren't quite sure how to display them, or how to get that professional touch stylists and designers seem to get.
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Interior designer Skye Kirby Wescott gives us the inside scoop on what we'll be seeing in homes this year.
A few years ago, when L.A.-based designer Michael S. Smith was working on a new visitors' center for Sunnylands (now a museum and unofficial western Camp David), he found himself captivated by Ichpa Mayapan.
Designers have a knack for spotting potential in spaces the rest of us might well overlook, a talent that is often apparent in their own homes. Take David Kleinberg's weekend residence in East Hampton, New York.
In addition to creating dreamy spaces, these top architects and decorators also design some seriously stunning home furnishings. Here are a few of our favorite pieces.
Don't miss the restored 1890s coffee grinder, the Torino robot lamp, the 1949 Meissen horse head sculpture, the 19th century candelabra, the 1930s Marti mantel clock, the 1970s Brian Willsher teak sculpture the Kai Kristiansen hydraulic bar and the French tulip vases.
The time has come in many areas to start shedding winter layers and encourage new growth. Whether the view out your window this month is of a snowy wonderland or something springy and green, these 10 to-dos should help you get in the spring spirit.
Changing the clocks has got us thinking about what a difference one hour makes. We all know we would benefit from an extra hour of sleep, maybe another hour to run errands, or an additional hour in our weekends, but how much of a difference can one hour make in your home?
Start paying attention to your home giving it the TLC it deserves and you will quickly see order and balance spilling into the rest of your life. With spring approaching, commit to making some changes.
While maintaining symmetry may seem appealing, forcing order within the decor can result in a soulless space. Decorate with pieces that complement one another for a simply intrinsic ambience.
Your morning shave comes complete with a sneak peek of the ski slopes and the sixth and seventh holes.