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Design 101: 5 Home Decorating Problems and How to Fix Them

Design 101: 5 Home Decorating Problems and How to Fix Them

No home is perfect, no matter how big or new it is. You may find issues with the layout, or storage or lighting. It can be a bigger challenge when you rent, since you usually can’t do much about the space you’re living in. But luckily,...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-23 18:53:54
Modern vs. Contemporary Design: What?s the Difference"

Modern vs. Contemporary Design: What?s the Difference"

Many people think modern and contemporary design are the same. But there’s a world of difference. They may be synonyms when describing many things, but in design, modern vs. contemporary are quite different. Modern design refers to an era that...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-22 18:53:59
How to Put Together the Perfect Kid?s Room (That Your Little Ones Will Love)

How to Put Together the Perfect Kid?s Room (That Your Little Ones Will Love)

Designing a kid’s room can seem like a daunting task at first glance. After all, there are so many factors to take into account. On the one hand, the room needs to be a space where the child feels comfortable and believes his or her...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-19 18:54:37


Hottest 2018 Home Trends, According to Pinterest

Hottest 2018 Home Trends, According to Pinterest

Pinterest recently released a report about the top 100 trends based on Pinning activity. And the home and interior design category is blowing up. There’s currently more than 14 billion home looks on Pinterest and the category continues to...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-18 18:54:38
4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes for Sale (and They?re Awesome)

4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes for Sale (and They?re Awesome)

It’s the 150th birthday anniversary of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and some of his architectural pieces of history are up for sale. We get to do a virtual open house and peak inside four Frank Lloyd Wright homes for sale. All of...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-17 18:53:59
Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

Are you a design voyeur" If you wonder what’s inside when you walk or drive by a home or apartment building, you’ll be pleased to know that there are architectural home tours throughout the country, which let you enter the best...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-16 18:54:12
The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Is Here and You Can Shop the Pieces at Wayfair

The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Is Here and You Can Shop the Pieces at Wayfair

The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway is here! The waterfront home, located in Gig Harbor, Washington, overlooks Puget Sound. Designed in a “livable coastal modern” style, the 3,500 square foot home sits on over 1 acre of land. Interior...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-15 18:54:05
How to Plan Your Next Remodel Like a Pro (Without Going Nuts in the Process)

How to Plan Your Next Remodel Like a Pro (Without Going Nuts in the Process)

Anyone who’s ever tried to manage a remodel can tell you that it’s a huge undertaking. Between trying to stay on time, on budget and on top of a thousand moving parts, it can feel like another full-time job. It’s far from...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-12 18:54:29


What to Look for When Shopping for Accessories

What to Look for When Shopping for Accessories

If you’ve been an interior design aficianado for any length of time, you know that including the right accessories can make or break a room. However, beyond giving that initial piece of advice, most design sites are vague in terms of how to...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-11 18:54:03
How to Use Ultra Violet, the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, in Your Interiors

How to Use Ultra Violet, the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, in Your Interiors

Every year, Pantone shakes up the design world with its choice for the color of the year. 2018 is no exception. This year, the winner is a striking shade called Ultra Violet and this bold color has already begun shaking up the design world for the...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-10 18:53:52
We Asked The Pros: Which Home Improvements Have the Best ROI in 2018

We Asked The Pros: Which Home Improvements Have the Best ROI in 2018

Every homeowner wants to get the biggest impact possible out of their home improvements. Whether you’re looking to make a move in the near future or are planning on staying put for years to come, it’s comforting to know that your...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-09 18:53:51
It?s Time! Get the Scoop on 2018 Interior Design Trends

It?s Time! Get the Scoop on 2018 Interior Design Trends

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are behind us and now you’re wondering what the new year will bring in terms of new style trends to enjoy. It turns out 2018 will bring big changes. We’re seeing old aesthetics come back...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-08 18:53:53
4 Interior Design Optical Illusions That Change the Way You See Your Space

4 Interior Design Optical Illusions That Change the Way You See Your Space

If there’s one goal of interior design, it’s to make the most out of your interiors. Sometimes, the space you’re working with is ideally set up and all it takes is a few small tweaks. Other times, you need to consciously work...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-05 18:53:55


What?s Your Interior Design Style" Ask These Questions to Identify Your Aesthetic

What?s Your Interior Design Style" Ask These Questions to Identify Your Aesthetic

Before you can start any design project, you need to have some sort of inspiration in mind. If you’re fully aware of which design styles you’re consistently drawn to, finding a muse should be fairly easy. If not, though, it can be hard...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-04 18:54:17
What To Do When It Feels Like Something?s Missing: 3 Interior Design Tweaks That Make a Difference

What To Do When It Feels Like Something?s Missing: 3 Interior Design Tweaks That Make a Difference

Sometimes, even when you follow the fundamental interior design principles to the letter, your project doesn’t come out quite right. It’s not that there’s anything truly wrong, it’s just that something feels a little off...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-03 18:54:24
The Best 2018 International Home Design Shows Open to the Public

The Best 2018 International Home Design Shows Open to the Public

Some of the best home design ideas are only available to industry experts. Trade fairs are conducted secretly and away from view from most of us. By the time we find out about the latest trend, it may be when it’s on the store shelves. But...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-02 18:53:47
Fashionistas, Brace Yourself! Chanel Opened a Private Women?s Club in NYC

Fashionistas, Brace Yourself! Chanel Opened a Private Women?s Club in NYC

Coco Chanel, famous for her black-and-white signature fashion and accessories, may be long gone but she would love the latest venture in her name: the Coco Club. The private, invitation-only club is the first for the brand and opened in the Soho...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-02 18:53:47
5 New Year?s Design Resolutions to Ring in a Stylish Home for 2018

5 New Year?s Design Resolutions to Ring in a Stylish Home for 2018

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet" As 2017 goes out, so do some outdated styles and old trends. After careful review of what the international furnishings shows, top interior designers and home magazines all have to say, here...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-02 18:53:47
Home Stagers Tell Us Their Best Tricks for Making a Home Resale Ready

Home Stagers Tell Us Their Best Tricks for Making a Home Resale Ready

Home staging can be tricky to wrap your head around. Most of time, it’s about taking your home as-is and making a few, small changes. Yet, somehow, those tiny changes can make a huge difference when it comes to attracting buyers. Sometimes it...
exterior decoration - 2018-01-02 18:53:47
Spectacular House Renovation in China Blends with the Seascape

Spectacular House Renovation in China Blends with the Seascape

Beijing-based Evolution Design took on the challenge of rehabilitating two decrepit buildings located in a scenic village in Zhoushan, China. The houses, which had been unoccupied for 70 years, are oriented toward the sea and offer panoramic views....
exterior decoration - 2018-01-02 18:53:47
The Latest Front Door Ideas That Add Curb Appeal, Value to Your Home

The Latest Front Door Ideas That Add Curb Appeal, Value to Your Home

One of the first things about a house that a guest or home buyer notices is the front door. If you want to make a statement, upgrading or revamping your front door is a smart move that isn’t all that expensive. According to Realtor.com,...
exterior decoration - 2017-12-28 18:54:30
Here?s a Look at the Hottest 2018 International Furniture Design Shows

Here?s a Look at the Hottest 2018 International Furniture Design Shows

They’re the incubators where design starts. The international furniture design shows are where young and established designers and brands display their latest offerings in the hopes that the biggest retailers in the world will buy them ? and...
exterior decoration - 2017-12-27 18:53:52
How To Pull Off Vintage Interior Design (Without it Looking Worn Out)

How To Pull Off Vintage Interior Design (Without it Looking Worn Out)

Vintage interior design is tricky. On the one hand, it’s easy to see why some would long to re-create the feel of elegance that is synonymous with homes of the past. On the other, it’s all too easy for a design to come off looking like...
exterior decoration - 2017-12-26 18:53:48
Everything You Need to Know to Create a Focal Point in Interior Design

Everything You Need to Know to Create a Focal Point in Interior Design

The focal point is one of the most fundamental elements in interior design. Put simply, it’s the star of the room. It’s the first place viewers’ eyes should land when they enter the room and it’s the emphasis point around...
exterior decoration - 2017-12-25 18:53:36
Check Out Michael Jackson?s Former NYC Townhouse Before It?s Sold

Check Out Michael Jackson?s Former NYC Townhouse Before It?s Sold

Built in 1898 in a Beaux-Arts style, the walls of 4 East 74th Street in New York City have stories. Famed artist Marc Chagall lived and worked in the top level in 1941. Michael Jackson lived there in 1999 and 2000. It’s perfectly located a...
exterior decoration - 2017-12-22 18:54:09
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