#DesignGenius: Cubitat Is A “Plug-N-Play” House In A Box


Designer Luca Nichetto unveiled his new standalone Cubitat at Toronto's Interior Design Show last month. The 10 x 10 x 10 cube is complete home with all you'll need but a couch, table and chairs, once it's hooked up to plumbing and electric. It's still in prototype phase, but once on the market it'll enable city-dwellers to turn a compact home with ... See the Rest

Hamptons Modern: Victor Calderone’s Amagansett Retreat


Legendary DJ Victor Calderone and his interior designer wife, Athena, discovered a neglected 60s ranch house in Amagansett and they envisioned this ideal summer getaway together. But it wasn't exactly "move-in" condition. Athena, cofounder of Rawlins Calderone Design says; “The roof was leaking in a number of places, and had almost collapsed ... See the Rest

Design Flashback 1960: Jayne Mansfield & Mickey Hargitay


Shot by LIFE photographer Allan Grant in 1960, the 50s sex symbol, Jayne Mansfield, shows us around her 40-room mansion, dubbed “the Pink Palace”, which she shared with her husband Mickey Hargitay, Mr. Universe 1955. Ringo Starr later lived in the Mediterranean-style house. It was eventually demolished in 2002. Liberace, eat your heart out. (via ... See the Rest

Design News: Ikea Crushes A New Hybrid Collection


Ikea just rolled out a new limited edition collection of decor that blends traditional Chinese and Scandinavian design. The Trendig Collection is approximately 30 furniture pieces and housewares focusing on dining with plenty of options to decorate for good fortune. Lots of red and green. It ranges from $2.99 to $299 – so, it's all really ... See the Rest

Plush Interior


Automazing plush interior. (via anxietyboner) ... See the Rest

Hot Rooms at the Madonna Inn


Alex and Phyllis Madonna opened the Madonna Inn motel in San Luis Obispo, California, in 1958. It had 12 rooms. In 1966 the motel burned down. The Madonnas rebuilt it and it now has 110 rooms, most of them lavishly furnished beyond the imagination of even the most eccentric interior designer or set decorator. Here are some of them, courtesy of ... See the Rest

Great Art in Ugly Rooms


"Great Art in Ugly Rooms" re-imagines the enchanting clash that might occur when great works of art land in some of the the most revolting interiors. There are many versions from some of your favorites, no doubt, and they are very cleverly paired by their anonymous creator. The Rothko is making me crazy, in a good way. (Top: Vincent Van Gogh. ... See the Rest

Already Today You’ve Seen Him in His Bathing Suit, Now See Andy Cohen in His Two-Bedroom New York Apartment


(via newyorktimes; click here for slideshow) ... See the Rest