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How smart is your toilet?

Posted June 3, 2014

For most of us, the toilet is a pretty humble appliance, mainly good for … well, you know (also a handy drink for the family dog when their bowl is too far away). But our phones are smart and our refrigerators are smart, so why shouldn’t our toilets be smart? MSN Money ...

Sit on it! Modern chairs

Posted May 6, 2014

We love some good modern design here at MLuxe, and the humble chair is a great way to give your home a contemporary twist. Let’s take a look at some particularly cool ones: Love the mix of glass (most likely Plexiglass) and wood. The question is, how comfortable is it to sit ...

Link Love: River pool, women and garden houses

Posted May 1, 2014

Invisible Garden House by Simon Hjermind Jensen Design Milk “How amazing would it be to extend the feeling of summer a bit with the help of a micro climate that lets you enjoy the great outdoors while also being sheltered. Simon Hjermind Jensen designed the Invisible Garden ...

Link Love: Camouflage marble, TV real estate and more

Posted April 22, 2014

Ask A Designer: How Often Should I Paint and Make Over My House? House Beautiful A designer gives some various approaches to take when you’re considering refreshing your home. 4 DIY Decorating Ideas for a Staircase Real Simple “Want a hit of playfulness without making ...

Surreal beauty: Palacio de Cristal

Posted April 15, 2014

This stunning Spanish building, originally used as a greenhouse, is the epitome of of the phrase “light-filled”.  Combine glass with just the right sort of lighting and magic can happen, as artist Kimsooja demonstrated. She “had the whole floor tiled in mirrors. ...

Which state has the most expensive dream home?

Posted April 3, 2014

For most of us, a home will be the most expensive thing we ever buy. And someone among us has to own the most expensive one, right? Business Insider profiled the most expensive homes for sale across the country. Take a look at the article and figure out which is the highest-priced ...

It’s Spring! Time to clean?

Posted March 26, 2014

The weather outside might not indicate it, but spring has officially sprung. Sort of. Despite the chilly weather in many parts of the country, it might be time to consider partaking in the time-honored tradition of spring cleaning. If you’re not interested in breaking out the ...

Bathrooms of the rich and famous

Posted March 11, 2014

Oh, to be a celebrity and live a life of fame and fortune! Sure, it has some downsides, but there are upsides too, including some beautiful bathrooms that celebrities have in their beautiful houses. The bathroom might be the most private of rooms, but wow — these bathrooms ...