This week, as we gaze at our own winter clutter and vow to simplify, we’re delving into the virtues of clean living.
- LA interior designer Michaela Scherrer‘s own house is unified by shades of white: “If you have different colors and things are in disarray, it’s obvious,” she points out. “If you have one color and things are in disarray, it just looks artistic.” Tour her Pasadena bungalow in the Remodelista book and see more of her Guest Suite (shown here), including the world’s tiniest spa bath.
- In today’s Designer Visit, take a look at the apartment we think 50 Shades of Grey should have been set in.
- Simple and room-changing: fuss-free, readymade picture frames. Watch for Julie’s 5 Favorites post.
- A laundry room as appealing as a pile of perfectly folded towels and sheets. On Tuesday, learn how to Steal This Look with some Ikea elements.
- A toast to the humble tumbler. In this week’s 10 Easy Pieces, we present our favorite everyday drinking glasses.
- Discovered: the stealth luxury of plant-dyed, organic cotton towels from Japan.
- Ready to achieve the clutter-free life? In Expert Advice, Carmella Rayone of Assortment explains how to rid yourself of all the stuff you don’t need. And Carmella would know: She and her family of five downsized several years ago to a 665-square-foot cabin. Take a look at their 13-Foot Kitchen with a Place for Everything.