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.

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Decorating shared spaces tips from Sophie Wilkinson

Real Simple is our go-to source for home decor, recipes, DIY, and beauty tips. Recently, they spoke to Sophie Wilkinson, Common’s Head of Design and Construction, about decorating shared spaces without causing tension between roommates.

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New year, new home. Decorating tips to re-energize your space.

A new year marks a new start, a revitalization. Decorate your home to match this new beginning with these simple re-energizing tips.

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Spring cleaning: decluttering your space

Spring is officially here, which means you should start dusting, getting rid of junk, and spring cleaning your entire home. Here’s how.

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Coliving, defined from an architectural design perspective

Coliving refers to a beautiful, furnished home optimized for urban living. We asked our Director of Architecture Jenn Chang to elaborate.

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Where to find cheap, high-quality furniture

If you’re on a budget, then shop at the following furniture stores, known for their affordable, high-quality, and modern products.

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Best outdoor space design ideas to beautify your home

Every home needs an outdoor space, whether it’s for parties or just getting some air. Give your outdoor space a fresh new look.