The Best Coffee Tables for Any Style

Coffee tables don’t often drive the design of a room, but they can be a statement piece instead of an afterthought. Equally important as the style you choose, the shape and proportion of your coffee table will make sure it’s a functional team player in your living or sitting room. Here are 10 standouts to help start your search. How […]

The Best Toaster Ovens

The debate between toasters and toaster ovens has divided households for years, with no clear winner in sight. While both appliances have their pros and cons, it’s undeniable that toaster ovens stand out for their versatility. A true kitchen workhorse, toaster ovens not only make toast and heat up bagels, but can also function like a regular oven, baking or […]

The Best Backpacks

Backpacks are one of those special products that people of all ages will always have use for and can get excited about. Whether you’re preparing for your first day of Kindergarten, a rugged hiking trip or just a day out and about, there’s a backpack for everyone—and every personality type. For something so practical, backpacks are a great form of self-expression; […]

The Best Luggage

When it comes to finding the luggage that’s right for you (and your next trip), there are a few questions you should ask: How will you be traveling? How long will you be traveling? How much stuff will you actually bring with you? The answers to those questions can help determine what kind of bag is right for you, whether […]

The Best Dog Beds

SAVEPIN IT Credit: Anita Chomenko While the world of pet accessories has come a long way in the past few years, it can sometimes take a little work to find a dog bed that’s worthy of your canine companion and your home. Fortunately there are a variety of super stylish options out there that don’t look like a lumpy cushion. Feast your eyes […]

The Best Makeup Organizers

SAVEPIN IT (Image credit: Courtesy of Target) Even if you don’t consider yourself a makeup guru, chances are you’ve struggled when it comes to organizing all those tubes and brushes. Instead of piling them all in a drawer or basket (as I’ve been guilty of doing in the past), using a handy makeup organizer is the best way to store […]

The Best Flannel Sheets You Can Buy Now

With cold weather on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about your plans for a successful winter hibernation. Aside from the usual suspects (blankets, candles, books, etc.), a surefire way to turn your bedroom into a cozy den is to invest in flannel sheets, which are heavier, warmer, and softer than your average cotton bedding. But which ones are […]

The Best Bookcases and Shelves

The books we hold onto say something about us. Sometimes it’s because the characters, places, or plots are still a part of us, even after we turn the last page—and we’re not quite ready to donate, or pass along to a friend. Other times, they’re like to do lists: the titles we’ve been meaning to get to. Or maybe they’re […]

The Best Coffee Makers You Can Buy Now

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs includes five tiers of requirements humans need in order to thrive. Typically illustrated by a pyramid shape, the hierarchy includes a baseline of physiological needs: food, water, warmth, etc. Those are all fine—but what about coffee? The Apartment Therapy staff seems to run mainly on caffeine, and therefore we take coffee very seriously, from the flavor to the […]

The Best Mattress Toppers

While buying a new mattress is the best way to solve the problem of an old, lumpy mattress, sometimes that’s just not feasible. Maybe you don’t want to shell out a couple hundred bucks on a new bed, or maybe you just need a temporary solution to tide you over for a shorter period of time. Either way, a mattress topper is […]