When your office is also your home, it can be a challenge to separate work from play. But in this contemporary cottage located in Melbourne, Australia, Austin Maynard Architects struck the perfect balance, creating both a domestic sanctuary and functional workspace for a couple and their three cats.
The average engagement period is 15 months, according to a recent wedding study, but some couples don’t want to wait that long to say “I do.” They would rather get the show on the road and enjoy the “happily ever after” part.
With venues booking up more than a year in advance, the current wedding industry naturally sets couples up for a year-long (or more) engagement. However, if you don’t want to wait that long, it’s still possible to plan a big celebration on a tight timeline. Whether it’s ...
When tapped to create a contemporary home with clean lines, ample light, and a view, Austin Maynard Architects find inspiration in the macrobinoculars from Star Wars.
It's no wonder why female-centric workspaces are skyrocketing in popularity all across the globe. While these co-working clubs provide a safe, comfortable environment for women to collaborate and network with one another when it comes to business purposes, they also place great emphasis on building community through various events and activities. Plus, they just so happen to echo lots of beautiful design.
If small-town life appeals to you, but you can’t say goodbye to the culture and convenience of urban living, these quaint towns are off the beaten path and just a short drive to the airports, theaters, and restaurants of a big city.
Move over, mashed potato bar and cake pops! There are new delicious catering trends in the wedding world to sink your teeth into (think: wine slushies, bite-sized desserts, and raw bars with all the fruits de mer). ... Here's what's on the menu this wedding season.
Midcentury architect Alden B. Dow was known for many things—midwestern modern style, the internationally recognized John Whitman house, his passion for progressive designs, and the aesthetic philosophy of composed order.
Over the past decade, Richmond’s wedding scene has grown, adding vendors and venues to keep up with the national trend of couples wanting more specialty and custom celebrations.
We dive into the fascinating history behind Cape Romano's peculiar, igloo-like structures, which have been a treasured fixture to Southwest Floridians since the early 1980s.
In October, the advertising firm Barber Martin Agency left behind The Boulders Office Park in Chesterfield for a hip new home in Scott’s Addition. Formerly an appliance distribution warehouse, the 9,500-square-foot space was a blank canvas that, thanks to the help of local design firm Baskervill, was transformed into a beautiful and functional office. With a sleek, contemporary design and fun furnishings, the new office echoes Barber Martin’s creative m.o.
If you and your partner are planning a wedding and purchasing a home together, there are large expenses to take into consideration as you save up for both milestones. Couples are spending an average of $33,391 on their wedding, and first-time homebuyers are spending $18,000 on average for a home down payment ($10,512 with FHA loans).
Artists have known it for over a century: Taos, New Mexico inspires deep creativity. Seeded by artists like Georgia O’Keefe and Ansel Adams, creativity has grown into a trademark Taos feature, with over 80 galleries and museums for a town of just 6,000 people. What is it about this town that makes it such a fertile place for the imagination?