Category Archives: Crafts & Design

An Eclectic Artist’s Home In Melbourne Brings In Light and Color

I love going back into the Design*Sponge archives, looking for inspiration and revisiting homes that I can’t get out of my head. One home that has always stood out to me from past tours is from Australia-based artist, Paula Mills of Sweet

Curated Maximalism in a Designer’s Southwestern Home

With the days getting shorter and winter slowly approaching, I find myself longing for creative energy boosts to get me through this dull and rainy period. Luckily, the autumn blues can be cured — a great remedy for me comes

A Gut Rehab with Unforgettable Walls in Los Angeles

There you are, sitting pretty, when opportunity knocks, and *wham* you’ve got to ask yourself: Am I a risk taker, or is the status quo for me? Pattern designer/artist Samantha Santana and her husband James, a landscape designer, are both clearly

Our Trip to Caravana Americana + Best of the Web

My 30th birthday was last weekend, and I celebrated in a major way: By visiting Mexico City for Caravana Americana. The design fair, which is put on by LAGO DF, highlights some of the best Latin American creations out there. As a

In Olympia, WA, A Cottage Bursting At The Seams With Love

Maggie and David Cogswell have lived in their charming Olympia, WA cottage for three years. In that time they’ve welcomed a baby girl, Nora, and their beloved dog Penny, and Maggie feels like it’s finally the home she had envisioned

A Vibrant Rental for Two Creatives in Omaha, NE

Megan and Luke Pettipoole didn’t have to search far for their beautiful two-story rental — their current home was next door and almost identical to their previous apartment in Omaha, NE. These side-by-side 1880s duplex buildings looked the same on