This Multicolor Facelift Owes Much to Modern Art

This Multicolor Facelift Owes Much to Modern Art

Abstract expressionist Richard Diebenkorn inspired the fresh coats of paint at this Maryland home.
A DIY Couple Turn a Rundown East Hampton Cottage Into a Bright, Beachy Retreat

A DIY Couple Turn a Rundown East Hampton Cottage Into a Bright, Beachy Retreat

Once a dilapidated 1950s dwelling, the newly renovated cabin features airy interiors, a new deck, and breezy, laid-back vibes.
A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast

A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast

Two transplants from Sydney turn an overgrown and outdated holiday resort into a cozy compound that comes complete with fresh baked goods.
Get Your Surf On in This Traveling Truck Hotel

Get Your Surf On in This Traveling Truck Hotel

Inspired by years of traveling in their camper van throughout Europe and Africa, a Portuguese couple convert a Mercedes Benz truck into a mobile surf hotel.
This Charming Cottage is Proof that the Best Things Come in Small Packages

This Charming Cottage is Proof that the Best Things Come in Small Packages

Nestled in the mountains of Appalachia, this petite lake-town retreat is a living testament to “less house, more home.”
DIY Wall Art Ideas to Add Personality to Your Home

DIY Wall Art Ideas to Add Personality to Your Home

Paintings, mosaics, and silhouettes, you can make with your own two hands.
A modern, 3,300 square feet loft with a dynamic and serene interior

A modern, 3,300 square feet loft with a dynamic and serene interior

This beautiful loft is impressive for multiple reasons. First of all, it’s a very spacious loft. It covers an area of 3,300 square...
Beach House on Long Island by West Chin Architects

Beach House on Long Island by West Chin Architects

A three-ton hangar door lifts to invite ocean breezes into this resilient, beachfront home.
Surf Shacks 028 - Jess Bianchi + Malia Grace Mau

Surf Shacks 028 - Jess Bianchi + Malia Grace Mau

Nestled away in a remote and lush coastal nook of the Hawaiian island chain is the dream home of filmmaker Jess Bianchi and jewelry...
Surf Shacks 022 - Nick LaVecchia

Surf Shacks 022 - Nick LaVecchia

Nick’s photography has always captured what it truly means to be an East Coast surfer-and the Northeast specifically. His images are raw, natural, and intimate.
These Legendary Surfers’ Converted School Bus Connects to a Three-Story Tree House on Hawaii

These Legendary Surfers’ Converted School Bus Connects to a Three-Story Tree House on Hawaii

Aamion and Daize Goodwin’s radical digs in Hanalei, Kauai, can best be described as “Peter Pan” meets “Swiss Family Robinson.”
Superb Residence Overlooking the Sea in Tokyo

Superb Residence Overlooking the Sea in Tokyo

Villa Overlooking the Sea is a gorgeous house located in Hayama, a town situated in the Miura District, Japan. Designed by Tokyo-based...
An Olson Kundig Tree House Peeks Over the Treetops in Costa Rica

An Olson Kundig Tree House Peeks Over the Treetops in Costa Rica

Built entirely of teak harvested on-site, this breezy solar-powered home near the beach ticks all the right boxes for a pair of avid environmentalists who love surfing.
Surf Shacks 026 - Mason St. Peter

Surf Shacks 026 - Mason St. Peter

Since first starting this series, we’ve been haunted by images of Mason St. Peter and Serena Mitnik-Miller’s cabin hideaway perched...
This Beachside Pad in San Francisco Is the Stuff of Surfers' Dreams

This Beachside Pad in San Francisco Is the Stuff of Surfers' Dreams

Honing in on the meditative surfing vibes of the ocean, what was once an old horse barn is transformed into a seaside haven, equipped...
An Architect’s Beach House Brings California Surfer Vibes to Chigasaki, Japan

An Architect’s Beach House Brings California Surfer Vibes to Chigasaki, Japan

Architect and surfer Kenichiro Iwakiri renovates a beach house for himself in Shonan, a region of Japan known for its surf spots.
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf

A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf

An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
Too Cool: This Boho Surf Shack Has a Half-Pipe in the Backyard

Too Cool: This Boho Surf Shack Has a Half-Pipe in the Backyard

She curates, he builds. You'll find handmade industrial-modern pieces, vintage treasures, global goods, skateboarding memorabilia,...
This Prefab Beach Shack in Montauk Is a Surfing Family’s Dream Come True

This Prefab Beach Shack in Montauk Is a Surfing Family’s Dream Come True

In Montauk Shores, a pair of HGTV stars transform a prefab home into a beachside paradise.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing

This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing

Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Floyd’s First Foray Into Outdoor Furniture Is a Ray of Summer Sunshine

Floyd’s First Foray Into Outdoor Furniture Is a Ray of Summer Sunshine

The Detroit-based furniture brand Floyd is extending its offerings outside for the first time.
In Salt Lake City, a Sun-Drenched Loft in an Old Chocolate Factory

In Salt Lake City, a Sun-Drenched Loft in an Old Chocolate Factory

With 15-foot ceilings and a glass-walled bedroom, this updated apartment delivers light, airy spaces.
Leading garden designers reveal the 7 biggest changes in garden design

Leading garden designers reveal the 7 biggest changes in garden design

Members of the prestigious Society of Garden Designers discuss the ways our attitudes towards gardens has shifted in recent years
Outdoor heating ideas: 10 stylish ways to heat up your patio all year round

Outdoor heating ideas: 10 stylish ways to heat up your patio all year round

Make more of long summer evenings with our outdoor heating ideas, from modern fire pits and rustic chimineas to cozy built-in fireplaces...
Ask an Expert: Why Remodel When You Can Build New?

Ask an Expert: Why Remodel When You Can Build New?

Acclaimed architect Jared Levy shares his expertise with prefab design and dives into how his team at Connect Homes is streamlining the entire build process.
Slow Down Time at This Dreamy New Eco Hotel in Oaxaca, Mexico

Slow Down Time at This Dreamy New Eco Hotel in Oaxaca, Mexico

Set on the shores of Puerto Escondido, Casona Sforza is a restorative escape inspired by ancient traditions.
These Eclectic Pods Nestled in a Chinese Pine Forest Imitate Their Natural Surroundings

These Eclectic Pods Nestled in a Chinese Pine Forest Imitate Their Natural Surroundings

Designed by ZJJZ Atelier, the shingle-clad pods-known as The Seeds-provide an off-grid retreat in a lush area in Jiangxi, China.
5 Ways to Decorate with Burl Wood That Showcase Its Gorgeous Natural Texture

5 Ways to Decorate with Burl Wood That Showcase Its Gorgeous Natural Texture

Burl wood's intricate, marbled patterns showcase the beauty in imperfection. Learn how to incorporate the material into your home with these expert tips.
Simple Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Simple Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

If your home's curb appeal makes a great first impression, everyone (including potential homebuyers) will want to see what's inside.
An Original Venice Craftsman With a Striking Mullet Addition in L.A.

An Original Venice Craftsman With a Striking Mullet Addition in L.A.

After a careful site relocation and renovation, the 1907 cottage now includes a metal-clad extension with floor-to-ceiling windows.
A Three-Level Redwood Deck Spurs a Spellbinding Link to Nature Near Cascade Bay

A Three-Level Redwood Deck Spurs a Spellbinding Link to Nature Near Cascade Bay

After purchasing a home on Harrison Lake in British Columbia, a local family uses sustainably produced redwood to nurture harmonious indoor-outdoor living.
What colors go with blue? 7 beautiful blue color palettes for every room

What colors go with blue? 7 beautiful blue color palettes for every room

From blush pink to vibrant orange, here's how to create the perfect blue color scheme whatever your style
How to design a small kitchen floorplan

How to design a small kitchen floorplan

Find out how to design a small kitchen floorplan with expert guide to squeezing everything in
How to display objects - Jonathan Adler's advice for getting it right

How to display objects - Jonathan Adler's advice for getting it right

Designer and Livingetc's guest editor Jonathan Adler explains how to display objects, embracing maximalism and making it work
Wid Chapman Infuses an Indian Eatery in Manhattan with Cultural Iconography

Wid Chapman Infuses an Indian Eatery in Manhattan with Cultural Iconography

Whether following a scent wafting through Essex Street Market in Manhattan’s Lower East Side or catching a glimpse of the vibrant...
Zav Architects Creates an Environmentally-Sensitive Complex on the Island of Hormuz

Zav Architects Creates an Environmentally-Sensitive Complex on the Island of Hormuz

On Hormuz, off southern Iran, Zav Architects is creating an environmentally-sensitive complex that benefits community and visitors alike.
A Luminous Brooklyn Townhouse With Double-Height Ceilings

A Luminous Brooklyn Townhouse With Double-Height Ceilings

Built in 1899, the renovated residence includes four spacious levels, with a separate, rental-ready apartment on the ground floor.
Actress Tallulah Willis Hollywood

Actress Tallulah Willis Hollywood

Tucked away on a large corner lot in a coveted Los Angeles enclave, the charming residence features bright living spaces and a dreamy backyard oasis.
14 Unexpected Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

14 Unexpected Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

Ready for a change, but not prepared for a total style overhaul? Try one of these easy living room updates, including quick furniture...
5 Fresh Ways to Decorate with Leather Furniture

5 Fresh Ways to Decorate with Leather Furniture

Leather furniture isn't just for traditional style. This classic has been revitalized as a trendy home addition, and one blogger...
Our Favorite Dining Room Decorating Ideas

Our Favorite Dining Room Decorating Ideas

Experimenting with various patterns, colors, layouts, and lighting can give your dining room a fresh, brand-new feel.
5 things we've learned about styling and outdoor space from this gorgeous Spanish Revival estate in Pasadena

5 things we've learned about styling and outdoor space from this gorgeous Spanish Revival estate in Pasadena

A masterclass in outdoor styling, this Pasadena estate blends traditional and contemporary elements
A Dutch Couple Are the First Tenants of This Boulder-Shaped 3D-Printed Home

A Dutch Couple Are the First Tenants of This Boulder-Shaped 3D-Printed Home

The Flintstones-style home in Eindhoven is the first legally habitable house in Europe with 3D-printed load-bearing walls.
A Revamped Penthouse Loft Hits the Market in Boston, MA

A Revamped Penthouse Loft Hits the Market in Boston, MA

Perched in a converted warehouse downtown, the sun-filled pad boasts 17 windows and six skylights.
5 Easy Outdoor Party-Planning Tips This Event Planner Swears By

5 Easy Outdoor Party-Planning Tips This Event Planner Swears By

Event planner Kelly Revels is sharing her best party-planning tips for a simple backyard party. Get Kelly's complete party...
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