Lighting is important. Interior designers, real estate agents and staging pros will all tell you it’s true. If you want your home or apartment to feel inviting, it needs to be well lit. That’s pretty straightforward in most of your home. You put a lamp on your nightstand. You hang a pendant above your dining […]
It’s nearly everyone’s dream: the ultimate game room. Whether you’re into classic pool hall games, retro arcade cabinets, card games or the latest in video games, you can’t beat having a place to go in your own home where the only thing to think about is having fun. Also, the beauty of a game room […]
Cleaning is a hassle. But you might be making it harder on yourself than is absolutely necessary. Whether you’re tidying up your bedroom, kitchen or bathroom, banishing your bad habits can make it easier to clean — and easier to keep your place clean. And nowhere will a truly good clean be more apparent than […]
Aerin Lauder, the granddaughter of Estée Lauder, is also the Creative and Style Director of the cosmetics giant. And now her signature style has landed her a home and lifestyle collection with Williams Sonoma.
H&M took our love of boho chic next-level for summer with their latest summer home collection. Called H&M Summer Stories, the campaign was shot in a riad in Marrakech, Morocco. The pieces are the perfect mix of tropical patterns, modern yet exotic textures and vibrant, on-trend colors.
Who doesn’t love paint? It’s luscious and creamy and comes in every color imaginable. Regardless of the sheen — flat, eggshell, satin or gloss — painting is a great way to either radically or subtly transform your environment. Your color choices are important because they can either stimulate the senses or create a sense of calm. However, […]
If you’ve ever wondered how to make the most of your living room storage, you’re not alone. Nearly every homeowner is on the hunt for ways to keep their most-used room functional while still keeping it aesthetically appealing. In light of that, we decided to ask the experts for their advice. We asked six interior design pros to share their best living room storage tricks.
We’re seeing rapid growth in the sustainable furniture business. Why? Because more people know that making responsible choices about the products they put in their homes matters for the environment. But are all green furniture claims true? Not always, and there’s a term for that: greenwashing. So it’s important to know all the facts. We’ve […]
Straight lines versus curved lines. In a study published in PNAS, participants were more likely to label a room as “beautiful” when it had curves than when it only had straight lines. Straight lines certainly serve a purpose, but they can be formal and predictable. On the other hand, curves add a level of softness […]
Using empty frames is a new trend that works well in a variety of home styles. They can create a stark geometry in a space that goes well with modern styles, for example. The empty frame is an unconventional way to use a standard household item, resulting in an eye-grabbing addition to your decor. And […]