LIVING

Ethnic India meets Contemporary!

Source: Decoist

An open plan living inside the urban apartment is quickly becoming the norm and today’s kitchens and dining space are no longer hidden away and detached from the living space aesthetic. This obviously means furniture and design solutions now need to be more fluid and dynamic – linking multiple spaces visually even while bringing diverse functionality. 

Source: interior zine

If one takes a closer look at the historical evolution of kitchens, the most notable development is the circulation of purpose and the place of the kitchen premise in the house arrangement. From strictly functional space, usually staked on the back of the home or underneath all the other rooms on the underground level (if it is a big house or an old mansion) the kitchens become an attractive premise located at the heart of the house composition. 

Source: blog.modsy

As a parent, designing a beautiful home can feel like a real struggle. You want a space that is safe and welcoming for kids, but you also don’t want to feel like you live in PeeWee’s Playhouse (no offense to PeeWee). The struggle is especially real for high-traffic rooms, like your living space, that see a lot of daily use by both adults and kids alike.

Source: Apartment therapy

Those pesky small living rooms always have us stumbling and second guessing what we should do to make the most of the floor plan. If you’ve ever struggled with how to arrange your furniture, how to fit in more seating, how to get in more light and beyond, here are 30 rooms—from genius teeny spaces full of inspiration to larger living rooms with plenty of ideas to borrow—showcasing the best ways to expand your square footage without any demolition.

Source: Forbes

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There’s nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it’s nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and more. Check out these 9 ways to fill your walls with color and creativity.