Interior Design

How do you make your living space beautiful? It’s not just about finding the perfect, sunlit loft - you also need to know a little something about design. But don’t worry - you don’t need a fine arts degree to give your home a warm and welcoming vibe. You just need to be thoughtful about your decor and brush up on some smart design advice.

Here on the Common blog, that’s what we’re all about. Read up on the latest tips and tricks to give your apartment the comfy allure it deserves. Whether you’re trying to color-match your furniture, locate the best vintage stores in your city, or just find some houseplants that thrive in a coliving environment, we’ve got you covered.

Interior Design

The top lighting tricks to make your apartment look big & beautiful

Living in urban areas often results in smaller spaces with inadequate windows. So how should you light your apartment to make it feel bigger?

Interior Design

Choosing The Right Fabric For Your Home

We’ve come up with some interior design tips to help you understand which fabrics best suit you, your home, and your furniture.

Interior Design

5 ways to refresh your space without spending a dime (or leaving your house)

With shelter-in-place, everyone is feeling a little stir-crazy. Here are 5 ideas for refreshing your place without setting foot outside.

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Jenn Chang on redesigning a historic schoolhouse into a modern apartment

Jenn Chang, Common’s Director of Architecture, redesigned a historic schoolhouse into her beautiful, modern apartment in SoHo.

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5 creative Ikea hacks you can easily achieve

What if I told you that there are Ikea hacks that can make your furniture look unique and your space perfectly you?

Interior Design

3 helpful tips for designing your space

If you’re having trouble finding a way to add that perfect touch to your space, we’ve got some helpful tips on hand for you.