Whether you moved into a small studio close to your parents or relocated to the city of your dreams, living on your own can be intimidating. As soon as you sign your name on the dotted line of your lease or mortgage (eek!), an inescapable weight of responsibility can set it. But before you lose your cool and panic sets in, remember: a home of your own is a real moment to celebrate! So, pop the Champagne and congratulate yourself on this major accomplishment. To make this transition a little
There is nothing shy about Chef Kris Yenbamroong. His restaurants are a riot of color, his dishes are fiery and bold, and he met his now wife on a night that ended in a bar brawl. But, like in the Thai cuisine he’s famous for, fire and spice flame out without the balance of other flavors. In the case of his curries, that’s tangy lime, sweet coconut milk and bright aromatics. In the case of Yenbamroong, it’s wife Sarah St. Lifer. “We’re coming from completely different places, but you don’t
Now that you’re a pro on deciphering the difference between Traditional and Transitional styles (and in case you need a refresher, we’ve got you covered!), it’s time to get down to business with Modern versus Industrial design. Often misconstrued as synonymous, these two styles are completely unique! We’ve compiled a list of key features that will make you an interior design style expert in no time. MODERN Modern interior design is all about simplicity, clean lines and minimal decor. Designers use basic shapes to create a streamlined and functional room that keeps
Let’s talk about technology. After all, it is our ultimate indulgence. And what better way to bring in the new year than with some stylish gadgets. LaCie – How gorgeous is this Christofle piece?! It’s a sleek hard drive that can quickly turn the most boring desk into a luxurious domain. The best part? You’ll never forget to back up to your hard drive again! Kohler Moxie Showerhead – Love to sing in the shower? Well now you have your opportunity. This Kohler faucet syncs to Bluetooth allowing your shower to
“I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” —Coco Chanel Powerful, stark, neutral, classic, modern, clean, sexy, graphic, elegant… Black and white interiors embody each and every one of these characteristics. You can never go wrong with this endlessly chic combination of color. You can balance the two colors equally for a more graphic approach, allow white to become the dominant color to create space and light, or use black to make a room sexy and dramatic.
Feeling a inspired to work like a boss in your own stylish home office but need that extra creative spark to motivate you? These swoon worthy office spaces are your pass to wowing your creative genius and making your own chic work nest immediately! 1. Christian Louboutin ~ Office at Home in Paris Why We Love It: The highly artistic designer has a wild office full of the ingredients that make him one of the most renowned creatives in world of shoe design. It has a mix of antiques, beautifully crafted furniture, whimsical accents and a creative