Size Doesn’t Matter When It Comes to Cool…

Several Seattle residents are showing the Internet that you don’t need a lot of square footage to live in  a wonderful home. They’re sharing photos and tips – such as buying double-duty furniture – for outfitting a small space that is every bit as cool as their more well-endowed neighbors. The residents entered Apartment Therapy’s… Read More

Greenfire: New Boutique Apartment Building in Ballard that’s eco-friendly and cool

If you’re tired of the giant rectangular boxes that have popped up as apartment clones across Seattle – and if you have a crush on Ballard like I do – check out the new apartments at the Greenfire Campus, a mixed-use development with just 18-residential units and a focus on sustainable living. When I went… Read More

Which $5k rental would you choose?

Let’s say money is not an issue and you can spend $5,000+ a month on rent. Which of these high-end rentals would you choose: An exquisitely modern condo on the 23rd floor of the Escala or a more stately penthouse unit at the historic Seaboard building? Both units are two bedrooms and two baths spread… Read More

Live Here to Shower in Style

You don’t see snazzy showers like these every day. They’ll let you shower in style, but you better not be shy in case others walk in… We saw these while browsing new listings. The first is a freestanding shower that is encased in a glass tube and located right in the bedroom. It’s  one of… Read More

A $6,500 Rental at The Sanctuary

If you missed out on buying at The Sanctuary on Capitol Hill, but you still want to live in the renovated church, here’s your chance. One of the 12 contemporary residences is available for rent. But you still need plenty of money to have a prayer. We found this listing on Craigslist advertising a 2-3… Read More

A Tent to Grow Pot, Fake Grass, and a Dual-Use Skylight…

We took our own advice and strode through the many aisles of exhibitors at the Seattle Home Show this weekend. Amid the countless remodeling specialists, flooring and hot tub retailers, the bright light from this outfit really caught my eye and many others. You knew entrepreneurs were bound to come out of the weeds with… Read More

What A Remodel…

The new pictures of this recently renovated house near 21st and E. Pine (southeastern edge of Capitol Hill) give you a sense of the work that was done. Sleek, modern lines fill this 5-bedroom, 3000+ square foot home that date back to 1901. But to really see the transformation, check out the photos from the… Read More

Seattle Modern Interior Designers

Readers, can anyone help out a fellow reader looking for an interior design who specializes in modern? My wife and I are probably going to close on a modern home in Seattle later this month and I was wondering whether you had any recommendations for interior designers who focus on modern interiors? We have a… Read More

Photos: Inside the Modern (and Vintage) Belroy Apartments

I left a hard hat tour of the new Belroy Apartments torn: go with the new or old, modern or vintage. The apartment complex, still under construction at Bellevue and Roy on Capitol Hill, preserves 62 apartments in one of Seattle’s architectural gems, while adding 51 units that are sleek and contemporary. Here’s background on… Read More

“Fireplaces” For Your Condo or Apartment

I’ve had a sweet spot for these “fireplaces” since first discovering them and now they’re on Fab.com for a steal (over 50% off!). If only we had a larger loft I’d totally get one. The cool thing is that they require no installation, no chimney, no gas and no electricity. Perfect for condos, apartments or… Read More

Salvaged Finds in Seattle

Dang! For a while now, we’ve been wanting to write about the curious vintage finds you can score at Kirk Albert but Team Diva has totally beaten us to it. And they upped the ante by listing more places for salvaged finds for your home. I’ve never even heard of Earthwise Architectural Salvage before and… Read More

Anticipated October Launches: West Elm and GRAY

I don’t know about you, but there are two launches in October that I’m pretty excited about. First, Curbed Seattle has the details on the October opening of West Elm in South Lake Union and even scored some renderings of the store that include a living wall. And if that wasn’t enough, it sounds like… Read More

FOUND: Designer CFL Lightbulbs

I’ve been looking for cool lights for our loft entryway for years now. And while we haven’t settled on fixtures I heard about these wicked cool lights yesterday from @MichelleBee. The lights are made by Plumen self billed as the “The World’s First Designer Energy Saving Light Bulb”. And even better, they’re on sale for… Read More

Capitol Hill Gets Some Therapy

A couple of interesting interiors have been profiled in Apartment Therapy in the past few days. Check ’em out. House Call: Trace and Lisa’s Eclectic Life on Capitol Hill House Call: Abigail’s Modern Condo

Salt Interiors – “eDesign” Service Launches

Need help with the interior design of your new condo (or house) but don’t know where to turn? Salt Interiors, a “e-division” of Seattle-based interior design firm MNID, just launched today. Looks like a neat idea, you go to their site, choose your style from one of ten styles ranging from mid-century modern to nautical… Read More