Small Open Plan Home With Jungle-Like Botanical Decor

The Grão House (Grain House) project, by architects Très Arquitetura, involved the reinterpretation of traditional bulk warehouses. This is a magical little place, with a welcoming Brazilian flavour. Jungle-like botanical decoration colours its natural palette. Compact rooms have been given cleverly combined open plan arrangements, and some unique small space solutions. A large store wall …

An Alluring Apartment Full Of Playful Monkeys And Copper Accents

Crisp, elegant, modern and light, this alluring apartment resides in Kiev, Ukraine. Designed and visualised by Spotless Agency, the interior is predominantly white with just enough warm accent pieces to make the stylish space feel inviting -; whilst maintaining its sense of cool. White marble and copper highlights add luxe and lustre to the decor …

Could heating your home all-year-round actually save you money?

Who else has flicked the heating on over the past few weeks, when temperatures have dropped? And did you too feel guilty about spending on your on summer heating bills? Well fear not, it turns out heating your home during summer could actually help save money. During warmer seasons, central heating is often the last …

Hallway storage ideas – to create a practical entrance that is neat and tidy

Rethink your hall and under-stairs space and boost storage potential -; stop using it as a dumping ground and make it work harder The hallway is the first room your guests will see as they enter your home but a pile of discarded shoes, coats, umbrellas and keys, which always have a habit of accumulating …

Eco-friendly flooring – everything you need to know about sustainable floors

Go green from the ground up, with flooring options that are as sustainable as they are stylishly good-looking. With more of a focus on “;green”; living than ever before, many companies are improving the eco credentials of their flooring, making changes to the materials used as well as their provenance. For more ideas to transform …

Why Wheels? A Case for Movable Tiny Houses

The term “;tiny house on wheels”; can be a source of considerable misunderstanding. Ease of mobility is all too closely related to transiency, bringing up creepy connotations for many the traditional home dweller. Also, any structure on wheels is often seen as only temporary. Recreational vehicles are only intended for short term stays; right? Tens …

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Basement Well-Being

Your basement is like a pair of shoes: just like a poor-quality, run-down pair will affect things much higher up (like your posture), a run-down, uncared-for basement will affect your whole house. Which is why it”;s time to start thinking of your basement as an important foundation (literally) for a healthy living environment–;not just a …