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Deck the Walls Nov. 02, 2019

The Art of Design

If the walls could speak ... Well, sometimes they do! Wallcoverings can tell part of your story. The... Read More

Wasn't a $4.4 Trillion Federal Government Big Enough? Oct. 30, 2019

Terence Jeffrey

The leaders of both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate proved again th... 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

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

Fashionable Hardware Apr. 27, 2019

The Art of Design

I remember not so long ago when a home renovation required changing all your hardware to "update" th... 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

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

Is Your Home Your Castle? Feb. 09, 2019

The Art of Design

Before you select the kind of sofa you want, what color you will paint your walls or where you will ... Read More

Paint Interior Walls With Old-Fashioned Glazes Feb. 07, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I am remodeling my living room, and I thought about using glazing instead of flat paint ... Read More

Comfortable Chairs Jan. 14, 2019

The Art of Design

There hasn't been one time in my more than 19 years of practice when I wasn't asked by a concerned w... Read More

Is an Open Kitchen Really for You? Jan. 05, 2019

The Art of Design

Everyone says they love a large, open kitchen they can entertain in. But is that really a practical ... Read More

Accessorize Like a Pro Dec. 15, 2018

The Art of Design

My first collection or attempt at displaying items as a child was boxes, made of any material —... 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

Designer on Skates? Dec. 01, 2018

The Art of Design

Designers are larger than life! This is what the general population of the world believes. It m... Read More

Home for the Holidays Nov. 24, 2018

The Art of Design

As the holidays start to run upon us, it is a wonderful time to contemplate and appreciate your home... Read More

Bright Breakfast and Dining Nooks Nov. 17, 2018

The Art of Design

Your kitchen's dimensions and layout of and number of diners are the starting point to get the right... 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