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Ring In the New Year With an Interior Designer Dec. 22, 2018

The Art of Design

Ringing in the new year can be an uplifting experience for some and a time of melancholy for others.... Read More

Mature, Modern Pads Dec. 08, 2018

The Art of Design

Furnishing your home can be a lifelong endeavor. Some of us search and rummage through flea markets,... Read More

Understanding the Beauty of the Imperfect Nov. 10, 2018

The Art of Design

There are occasions when everything indicates that something should get worse but it gets better. Ju... Read More

If Walls Could Talk Oct. 27, 2018

The Art of Design

If walls could talk, what would they say? Walls are the most important components of a room. They d... Read More

Family Rooms Oct. 13, 2018

The Art of Design

Historically, the first family rooms appeared in floor plans about 50 to 60 years ago. This room was... Read More

Styling 101 Sep. 22, 2018

The Art of Design

It's the smallest details the make the difference between average interior design and something outs... Read More

Friend or Faux? Aug. 18, 2018

The Art of Design

Although tile that looks like wood has been around for years, I don't think there is a home improvem... Read More

Antique or Vintage? Jun. 09, 2018

The Art of Design

Is that an antique or is it vintage? Most people refer to items that are old as antiques, because th... Read More

Things That Make a Difference May. 31, 2017

Small Spaces

On occasion, some expensive items are worth the splurge when you are remodeling or redecorating. Ple... Read More

Interior Close-Up Jan. 28, 2017

The Art of Design

Like the work of the novelist, setting up a house involves telling a story. The space you inhabit is... Read More

Turn Anywhere Into Home Oct. 22, 2016

The Art of Design

No matter where I have lived or traveled — whether it's Miami, Florence, Rome or Paris —... Read More

Creating Harmony in Your Home Sep. 19, 2016

The Art of Design

Why is it sometimes you walk into a room and you feel instantly at ease? The sensation is akin to fe... Read More

How To Use Strong Color Aug. 31, 2016

Small Spaces

The famous writer Robert Louis Stevenson said, "Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage ... Read More

Feminine Glamour in a Small Space Aug. 17, 2016

Small Spaces

You don't have to give up on the idea of a glamorous home just because your space is cramped. Many w... Read More

Small Spaces with High Ceilings Jun. 29, 2016

Small Spaces

If you have a small space with a high ceiling, do the decorating rules change? Can you decorate diff... Read More

Making Your Living Room Come to Life Sep. 19, 2015

The Art of Design

It used to be that living rooms or living areas were spaces relegated solely to formal occasions, su... Read More

Too Much Space? Divide to Conquer Jul. 14, 2014

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Q: Our great room really lives up to the name — it's nearly 30 feet long and 20 wide. There's ... Read More

What's in a Name? Design History May. 26, 2014

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Q: We just toured a designer show house, and I have a question: What is a "drawing room"? This one w... Read More

Rethinking the 'Rule of Three' May. 12, 2014

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Q: I am told that three is the magic number in decorating: three ... or five ... any odd number, rat... Read More

Decorating Ideas for Today's 'Selfies' Apr. 21, 2014

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Q: We are buying a l930s bungalow, so small and cute, a little vintage dollhouse! It would be fun to... Read More