News — Interiors

The two founders of Lagado Architects have revamped their own townhouse in Rotterdam to feature bold live-work spaces and a sculptural blue staircase.

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The pale-brick townhouse – renamed Workhome-Playhome – is situated in Noordereiland, a largely residential neighbourhood surrounded by the Nieuwe Maas river. It's shared by the founders of Lagado Architects, Victor Verhagen and Maria Vasiloglou, and their children. Unhappy with the new-build home's standardised floor plan, the couple overhauled the interior to include more versatile living spaces that could be used for work or play. "We liked the idea of having a multifunctional space in our house to do creative things apart from the living-room," they told Dezeen. "The main goal of the design was to create an environment that can...

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In case you haven’t tried this already, closet shelf organizers have the amazing ability to change your storage habits and, more importantly, to help you be organized even if it’s not in your nature. A proper organizing system and enough time to...

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Don’t believe us? Check out the examples below and maybe they’ll change your mind. Shelf dividers like these Kosiehouse ones from Amazon are more useful than you’d think. They’re made of coated wire and they’re designed by slip over solid shelves up to 1” thick. Add as many as needed to divide the shelf into several separate sections to make storage easier and to hopefully keep your closet organized for a long time.  If you like the idea of shelf dividers but you’d prefer a design that looks a bit more…friendly, check out the Lynk Vela organizers which you can...

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25 Clever And Functional Toy Storage Ideas

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Anyone who’s ever stepped on a tiny LEGO piece can appreciate the benefit of keeping toys organized. Leaving playtime items strewn about is a potential hazard for delicate feet — and visual clutter that can cause undue stress. Toys left lying around are more likely to experience premature wear and tear, and smaller items might end up lost, never to be seen again. Whether you’re blessed with a spacious playroom, or you need to stow toys in a cramped, multi-purpose space, read on to discover our favorite toy storage ideas to suit a variety of needs. Toy Baskets View this...

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There are a lot of different types of storage and lots of different designs to choose from

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We’re not going to mention the common and most general options since we’re all familiar with those. We’ll try instead to offer you a few less obvious ideas which could inspire you to add something similar to your home. It’s amazing how much of a different the small details can have on a design. Instead of your typical wall-mounted shelves consider a shelving unit that you can casually lean against a wall. It’s a nice way to ground the space and to give a more inviting and comfortable look. Another fun idea is to try different shapes and sizes when...

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You want the bedroom to be a relaxing space where you get a good night’s rest more than anything

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Beyond that, the goal for bedroom design and decor is to be super stylish and comfortable, whether it’s the master bedroom or another bedroom. It makes sense because between sleeping and preparing for the day, you spend plenty of time in the bedroom. Moreover, the bed is the focal point of the space and rightly so. What other elements you include and their style all depends on how large the bedroom is and what else you might want to do in the space. Some comfy seating for reading, a meditation space, or a window-side lounge are all great ideas. Check...

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