How to Make a Haunted House

Gertrude Aziz

There is so much to love about Halloween, from watching scary movies (Ree Drummond certainly has her own list of scariest horror movies), to pumpkin carving, dressing up in a costume, and hosting the perfect Halloween party. But maybe this year you want to celebrate the spooky season by going […]

6 DIY design ideas from Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s opulent London home

Gertrude Aziz

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s London home, located in the plush neighbourhood of Notting Hill, is a design enthusiast’s paradise. The spacious apartment, which she shares with her husband Anand Ahuja, harbours an old-world charm with vintage furniture, velvet couches, Persian rugs, nature-inspired wallpaper, and opulent chandeliers. Each corner of the house […]

Small bedroom office combo ideas: 10 smart designs

Gertrude Aziz

If you’re looking to create a dedicated office or study area in a tiny space or small home, then you may be considering a small bedroom office combo. The key to good and efficient small bedroom office combo ideas is balancing practicality with style, so as not to encroach on […]

Zen bedroom ideas: 10 blissful schemes for rest

Gertrude Aziz

Zen bedroom ideas are steadily growing in popularity. In a post-pandemic world we are becoming increasingly aware of how our environment impacts wellbeing and the importance of designing restful spaces to help calm the mind. The concept of zen can be difficult to understand but in essence the term takes […]

Real Talk: Feel at home in your home

Gertrude Aziz

By Mary Ellen Rotondo, MBA As a realtor, I’m often asked about the latest trends in home design and clients always want advice for keeping their homes au courant. Design trends are fueled by lifestyle changes and customer needs. High-traffic, frequently used areas in today’s houses are changing, as many […]

5 home design books hitting shelves this fall

Gertrude Aziz

Fall architecture and design books are sure to inspire your next home project or party — or, at the very least, send your imagination into dreamland. Here are five great titles coming out this fall. “150 Best All New House Ideas” (pictured above) By Francesc Zamora Mola  Francesc Zamora Mola’s […]

18 Small Living Room Design Ideas to Transform Your Space

Gertrude Aziz

Mali Azima Nowadays, so many influencers and designers showcase immense spaces with endless room for furniture and decor. As stunning as their designs are, they’re not always realistic for every type of renter or homeowner. With that in mind, please allow us to assure you that endless space and stellar […]

Sustainable Interior Design Ideas

Gertrude Aziz

Sustainable interior design is becoming a major trend as people look for ways to improve their homes while also reducing their environmental impact. Climate change and environmental damage are major talking points right now and this is leading to people becoming more aware of the sustainability of the products that […]

5 Essential Home Design Ideas for Aging in Place

Gertrude Aziz

Many people want to continue to enjoy their own home as they get older. This is a time when empty nesters can repurpose kids’ rooms and retrofit them for hobbies, guests, and grandkids. Accessibility, mobility, and comfort are all top priorities, though renovations that account for these might not all […]

Entryway ideas – 12 incredible spaces for a warm welcome

Gertrude Aziz

When browsing for interiors inspiration, entryways tend to be the spaces that first catch my eye. There’s something about the entryway that captures the imagination – they’re the ‘best foot forward’ of the interior design world, a place where interior designers can try out bold and interesting ideas that are […]

Eco decor: 10 beautiful, sustainably-designed room ideas

Gertrude Aziz

Whether you’re invested in eco decor because you’re dedicated to make your home more sustainable or you just love the natural materials and processes created by low-impact products, these rooms will inspire you. Created with a compilation of brands that are noted for their eco credentials, the rooms make it […]

A Home by Design | University of Notre Dame

Gertrude Aziz

“We wanted a house that was flexible but also accessible,” said Hernandez, who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in education through Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education. “It’s a smaller house, but it’s expandable. Any amenities the family wants to add in later, it’s possible. If they want four […]

Brooklyn Residential: Rethinking Home Design in NYC’s Most Populous Borough

Gertrude Aziz

Brooklyn Residential: Rethinking Home Design in NYC’s Most Populous Borough © Iwan Baan Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984609/brooklyn-residential-rethinking-home-design-in-nycs-most-populous-borough New York City is defined by its architecture, and in turn, diverse ways of living. As the nation’s “metropolis,” it has also faced some of the most challenging housing problems […]