News — Interiors

Juniper berry-blue furniture sits against blackened walls inside this cosy bar, laboratory and store that design studio YSG has created in Sydney for gin brand Four Pillars.

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Four Pillars Laboratory occupies a two-storey corner building in Sydney's buzzing Surry Hills neighbourhood. It was originally built in 1939 as premises for a tea company, but has since been reincarnated as various retail and hospitality spaces. The ground floor of Four Pillars Laboratory has a shop that sells the gin brand's merchandise The building now houses a lab, store and bar for gin brand Four Pillars. When locally-based design studio YSG was brought on board to develop the interiors, it set about creating a "robust yet tactile sanctuary" where visitors can comfortably sample and learn more about gin in...

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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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