May is a pretty special month for a number of reasons. It is a month of sunshine and pretty blooms after the misery of April showers. It’s also a month of public holidays, meaning most of us in the western hemisphere get at least one glorious long weekend to cherish. Last but not least, May is the anniversary birthday month of your favorite interior design inspiration hub, NONAGON.style. Break out the party hats and streamers – it’s time to celebrate!
This month we’re turning two years old! We’re anticipating a year ahead filled with impressive milestones, exciting developments and, of course, even more fabulous home tours. Here’s a look at how far we’ve come since our first ever story in 2016. Settle in as we count down our ten most popular stories of all time.
Kicking off the list is our cozy shopping guide dedicated to all things Fall.
For the full shopping guide, head here.
It’s hard to believe that this modern Hong Kong apartment is just 79 square meters in size! Large floor to ceiling windows and an airy open-plan layout makes this Scandi-meets-mid-century modern inspired studio feel light, bright and spacious.
Check out the full home tour here.
Here at NONAGON.style, we strive to bring you the latest interior and architectural happenings straight from those in the know. We share up close and personal conversations with the best in the industry, including product designer WooJai Lee.
Back in 2016 we caught up with the Korean-New Zealander to learn more about his PaperBricks project. Even now, nearly two years on, we’re fascinated by the way he fashions recycled paper into sturdy bricks to be used for furniture design. It’s thrifty and forward thinking!
Discover more about Woo Jai’s PaperBricks project here.
Despite news that the living room as we know it has fallen out of favor with millennial households, we’re still staunch supporters of having some sort of living space in our homes where we can sit, relax and… well, live.
We do concede that living space doesn’t always have to revolve around a TV set. And given that our round up of TV-less living rooms stands proudly at number seven on our list, apparently you agree!
Head here for TV-less living room inspo.
Throughout the past two years, we’ve featured a range of home tours sourced from all corners of the world. Norway, Costa Rica, Australia – you name it and we’ve (most probably) covered it. Though the world is our oyster, it’s interesting to note that some of our most popular home tours come from Taiwan.
Our sixth most popular article is this sophisticated Taiwanese home tour. Designed with the principles of feng shui in mind, this sleek apartment is a masterclass in blending textures and elements to create a visually flawless, harmonious home.
Check out the full tour here.
One of our most memorable interviews has to be our home tour with interior stylist and lifestyle blogger, Marilen Faustino-Montenegro – she did bring us custard buns after all!
Walking into Marilen’s Hong Kong apartment was like coming home. It was warm, welcoming, and full of laughter and joy. We especially loved her calming blue bedroom, complete with candles for the ultimate relaxing hideaway.
Watch the video or head here for the full tour.
In addition to home tours and interviews, we’re all about exploring different ways to help you set your interiors apart from the crowd. One of your favorite ways from the past two years has been through the use of low height furniture.
Although low height furniture might be considered native to bohemian interiors and bachelor living, there’s no rule book saying that it can’t be adapted to other styles. Just take a look at our comprehensive round up if you don’t believe us.
See more here.
Our third most popular article takes it back to basics with the ultimate guide to the humble chair.
Get your education on here.
Homes which feature a neutral color palette are traditionally winners here on NONAGON.style, so it’s not surprising to see that this Scandinavian-inspired all-white duplex has come in as our second most popular story ever.
See the full tour here.
Did you know that the most widely used furniture piece is the sofa? It makes complete sense then that our most popular story of all time revolves around the faithful couch.
Cabriole, Camel backs and Chaise Lounges, we’ve got them all covered in our ultimate guide to different sofa styles. This is design 101 at its very best – perfect for becoming an interior design genius.