Do you love city life? The energy, life, and vitality of downtown living? If so, you’ve probably thought about looking into renting an urban (metropolitan) apartment, which would place you right at the heart of the comings and goings of the city. In this article, we’ll detail what an urban apartment is and discuss a few pros and cons of living in one. We’ll also give you some styling tips that will help you on your way to creating a real home out of your urban apartment.
When you find the right place to call home you simply know it. For interior designer Ron Marvin, that place was a small apartment in uptown Manhattan. Although small, the one-bedroom apartment became his dream home, especially after he added his own metropolitan twist to the design.
Are you currently collecting anything? If not, what would you like to collect and how would you display your collections? It could be anything from paintings to insects or plates and they can all be gathered in one awesome piece of wall art if you just know how to display them.Perhaps these examples can give you some ideas.
The many shades of blue each hide a different meaning but they also all share in common one thing: a peaceful and relaxing vibe. This is what makes the color blue a very common and popular choice in interior design, particularly in areas such as the bathroom. Blue tiles can instantly add a heavenly vibe to the space. The same thing goes for the kitchen.
It’s summertime and that’s means we’re all spending a bit more time outside! And that also means, our patios and porches should be in tip-top shape for entertaining, relaxing and enjoying. It’s the season of color and vibrancy, so why not dress our outside areas within that outline? Check out some of our favorite colorful & youthful back patios that pack a punch of style!
1. Feminine & Free.
This patio has all the workings of a summertime sleepover. We love how feminine and free the designs and colors are. We love the missed-matched effect and we love the patterns creating art for the outdoors.
Located in Gheut, Belgium, this single-family home was built inside an old industrial building/warehouse. It was a project by NU Architectuuratelier and the house still features the original red brick facade and the industrial roof. The interior, however, has been renovated and reorganized. Now the house a concrete, wood and steel structure which houses three shipping containers. The containers each serve a different purpose.
It is always great to make something out of nothing. These little tin can planters recycle something you would normally discard. Make recycling fun by adding some color and some adorable succulents. They make for great little outdoor planters for the front porch or kitchen window! Make them in any hue- go for an ombre look, monochromatic, or multicolored. Get extra zealous and go for a two-toned look on one tin. Endless possibilities and creativity make this simple DIY fun and exciting!