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A Comfortable Home for Everyone Nov. 30, 2019

The Art of Design

A comfortable home environment will relax you the minute you step inside. Great designs should alway... Read More

Get out NOW! I need to GO! Nov. 23, 2019

The Art of Design

Those of a certain age may relate to the image of a long line of children and adults waiting anxious... Read More

Winter Is Coming Nov. 16, 2019

The Art of Design

As temperatures drop, our focus turns indoors and we look for ways to make our spaces cozy and full ... Read More

The Latest Word: She Shed Nov. 09, 2019

The Art of Design

Remember the days of the rec room or the man cave, located in the basement, an empty room or the gar... Read More

Doors Oct. 26, 2019

The Art of Design

Doors and windows are said to be the eyes and ears of buildings. Doors are great communicators. When... Read More

Country Houses Oct. 19, 2019

The Art of Design

For many, living in country houses is as common as living in any city. For some it might be a second... Read More

New Trend: Japandi Style Oct. 12, 2019

The Art of Design

It seems only yesterday the word espresso went from ordering a coffee to the must-have color for eve... Read More

Artfully Placing Your Art Sep. 07, 2019

The Art of Design

No design project is quite finished without art. It's the final touch, like putting on jewelry. The ... Read More

Difficult Houses Aug. 31, 2019

The Art of Design

Our homes sometimes fight us — or rather, we fight our houses — in our quest to find the... Read More

Table Toppers Jul. 27, 2019

The Art of Design

Setting a table should be a fun endeavor for the host, and it should reveal a zest for entertaining.... Read More

Stylish First Space Jun. 08, 2019

The Art of Design

Summertime is a time of change. For some, it marks the start of vacations. For others, it's the time... Read More

Tasteful Taxidermy May. 25, 2019

The Art of Design

I can remember entering my in-laws den in Virginia nearly 20 years ago, and I was aghast at the many... Read More

Is Your Home Getting Too Smart for You? May. 18, 2019

The Art of Design

Sometimes I think we are living in the futuristic era of the Jetsons. At other times, it's George Or... Read More

Organize and Simplify: A Great Summer Purge May. 11, 2019

The Art of Design

Your surroundings, believe it or not, can have a profound impact on your outlook and performance. Mu... Read More

Details Everywhere May. 04, 2019

The Art of Design

Accessorizing a home is what makes it personal ... your home. Adding that final layer will make gene... Read More

Why White? Apr. 20, 2019

The Art of Design

It seems like everything that's old is new again. Throughout interior design history, time and again... Read More

Are You in the Mood? Apr. 13, 2019

The Art of Design

A room is truly like a lover. The more time and effort you put into creating the mood of your room, ... Read More

When to Use Dye or Stain to Finish Natural Wood Apr. 11, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I am planning to build some natural wood cabinets for my living room. I am trying to det... Read More

Summoning Bears Apr. 06, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

Bears are showing up all around my neighborhood. Not real bears — not yet. These are bears tha... Read More

Sun-Praising Mirrors Apr. 06, 2019

The Art of Design

You must be living under a rock if you haven't seen the avalanche of starburst and sunburst mirrors ... Read More