33 Small Bathroom Ideas to Make Your Bathroom Feel Bigger

Angela R. James

Looking for small bathroom ideas that will make the whole space seem bigger? So is most of Manhattan. The lack of square footage, limited natural light, and number of fixtures to squeeze in make a small bathroom one of the more challenging spaces to decorate. But done right, the whole room can seem brighter and more spacious. And no, you won’t have to spend a zillion dollars to carve a window into the wall (or call on something retro, like glass bricks).

These small bathroom ideas go beyond making the most of the available space and prove that bold design

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See How Designers Are Making It Work While Working From Home

Angela R. James

All nonessential professionals are being ordered to work from home throughout many U.S. cities in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In our community, designers have had to pull together a work-from-home solution or retreat to their home offices—which are often, as expected, thoughtfully designed—and conduct business remotely. AD PRO asked 10 designers for their creative solutions to making it work, and the responses are inspiring.

Ginny Macdonald, Ginny Macdonald Design

“I love to have a routine and try to separate work and home life as much as one can do when running their own business. It was around this

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How this philanthropic couple merged their passion for art and fashion in an enchanting home

Angela R. James

The moment they saw the expansive, Plantation-style home, nestled within lush, mature trees on their house-hunting journey five years ago, Jose and Heide Dans were smitten. “It reminded us of a favorite house we’ve visited at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. We wanted a resort feel with large indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining,” explains Jose. The 8,000-square-foot house, built in 2005, had great bones but desperately needed a modern revamp.

Jose and Heide Dans in the foyer alongside the stair banister designed by Jose himself. Flowers by D’Storyteller.
Jose and Heide Dans in the foyer alongside the stair banister designed by Jose himself. Flowers by D’Storyteller.

The dazzling upgrade began by replacing ubiquitous white marble

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6 Tiny Houses Inspired by Disney Characters

Angela R. James
Exterior shot of Belle's imagined Tiny Home (Beauty and the Beast).
Exterior shot of Belle’s imagined Tiny Home (Beauty and the Beast).

Great architecture and interior design finds inspiration in innumerable places, so what better way to unleash creative thinking than by tapping into some of the most imaginative ideas on the planet? With six very specific Disney characters in mind, review site Angie’s List and marketing agency NeoMam Studios worked together to explore the things each of them might prioritize if they left their magical lives of luxury behind for a shot at the minimalist tiny home lifestyle.

The process began with several hours of research in the form of

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6 Interior Designer Workspaces – Ideas for Home Workspaces

Angela R. James

Call it ingenuity, or better yet, creative distancing: As much of the country’s workforce has shifted operations to the home front, designers are mining their own havens for the best places to set up their home offices — and relearning what is vital for tapping into their best ideas.

It turns out that natural light is as essential as connectivity and coffee, comfort is king, and no single environment (home, city, or elsewhere) holds the key to their magic. “We are agile and can be creative anywhere we need to be,” says Atlanta-based designer Susan Ferrier. “Isn’t that part

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