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America’s Biggest Closet, Robbed!

Theresa Roemer, a business owner and former Texas beauty queen, is believed to own the largest closet in the United States. It measures in at 3,000 square feet and cost a staggering $500,000 to build. Only a...
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The Pencil Lamp: Tacky or Clever?

Those of us who have floor lamps understand the struggle of meticulously trying to hide the power cord behind furniture. The company Michael & George have thought of a clever way of solving this...
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China Gobbling up the U.S.

Chinese buyers have now become the biggest foreign players for purchasing property in the American real estate market. The average purchase price of U.S. properties by Chinese buyers is $590,826, 16%...
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22 People in a Two-Bedroom Apartment

Airbnb, the online lodging service that everyone knows and loves has come under scrutiny after allowing owner and landlord "E.David" to rent out his two bedroom apartment to as many as 22 individuals at once....
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Budget Bedroom Accessories for Autumn

With fall just around the corner, most of us are getting back into a routine of some sort. The summer’s seemingly endless promise of fun is abruptly ending, with the reminder that school is back in session,...
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Shipping Container City

Shipping containers have been making quite a name for themselves lately, with numerous refurbished projects utilizing their existence to create interior spaces throughout the globe – and we’re loving their...
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Started from the Bottom Now We’re Here

The two-floor Marquis Residences apartment in Miami once owned by former Degrassi star-turned-famed rapper Drake is up for sale once again. Purchased from Drake by Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers in...
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Crazy Teens Climb Hong Kong Skyscraper

With the creation of GoPro cameras and other cheap and rugged wide angle cameras, individuals have been going out of their way to capture the most extreme videos. Teenager Daniel Lau and his friends had...
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Inspired DIY Pallet Furniture

You see them everywhere, broken into pieces laying along the street corner, or being lifted carrying a load. Pallets have been around for decades and are extremely useful for the shipping industry, but what...
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Istanbul to Demolish Brand New Skyscrapers

Istanbul is host to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque, which is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Constructed 4.5 miles away from this historic mosque are the controversial Onalti...
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NYC’s Forgotten Island

Along the East River in between Rikers Island and the Bronx, sits an abandoned island. Comprised of 13 acres, North Brother Island has been overtaken by lush greenery and migrating herons. Starting in the...
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BIG New LEGO Project

This LEGO project is definitely for ages 16+, with assembly required. In Billund, Denmark, construction crews have just broken ground for LEGO's new international headquarters. Designed by Danish architecture...
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NYC, Reclaimed and Reused

Are you interested in the reclaimed/recycled look - or in having an interior with a bit more eco-moral furnishings? Finding furnishings and accents for your space that bring with it a bit of history can...
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Exotic Asia’s Expensive Beaches

Everyone loves a beautiful ocean view—but how much more is a typical buyer prepared to pay for such a vista? Clearly, Asian coastal sites are in limited supply, and as new areas develop for both tourism...
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India Springs Back to Life

The real estate market in India has sprung back to life due to the newly elected Narendra Modi-led government taking control of the country’s political and economic strategies. An article that was recently...
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Asia’s Community Mall Survival

Community malls have been one of the more popular recent development trends in many Asian cities. But what exactly is a community mall, and how do they fit into the overall retail landscape? Initially...
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Outfitting Your Space, NYC-Style

By now you may have read that New York City's first family recently had their new home redesigned. The de Blasios decided to entrust their remodeling to some of the creatives at West Elm, a decision meant to...
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Curb Appeal Tips

When selling your home, the intent is a swarm of buyers from the get-go, right?  That is where curb appeal comes into play. With it, you can expect more viewings. Without it, you can expect potential buyers...
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Beyoncé and Jay Z’s $30,000 Hotel Stay

In the wake of a possible divorce, Beyoncé and Jay Z have been reported by several credible sources to have spent between $15,000 and $30,000 on a single hotel stay at The St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco....
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Breath Box: The House of Mirrors

Part of  Festival des Architectures Vives, the "Breath Box" in La Grande Motte, France, was created by NAS Architecture. Focusing on the beauty of the wind off of the sea, each of the 300 rectangular...