"Fashion Week" conjures up thoughts of bright lights and big cities like New York and Milan and how apropos. Funny, when I show up at the furniture equivalent, called "Market", the only thing I'm left wondering is: why here?!
Suzanne Sharp, the founder and creative director of The Rug Company recently launched three new geometric rug designs. The rugs are handmade in Nepal using only the finest Tibetan wools.
The popularity of the hit drama Mad Men has almost single handedly brought 1960s-style home interiors back en vogue. From furniture to wallpaper, the retro style of the mid-century modern era is suddenly all the rage.
The interior designer Alexa Hampton takes time off from her busy schedule to talk about design legacies and being mistaken for a Park Avenue Princess when in fact she would rather have the moniker Queen of the Flush Mount attached to her name.
Forget those inexpensive lawn chairs of the past with scratchy nylon seat cushions -- today's outdoor living is just as comfortable and livable as what's happening indoors.
When I'm asked to redesign and feng shui someone's home the first thing I do is to look at is where their front door is. Is it facing the street? Is it to the side? Is it 'round the back?
All of these photographs instantly surprised us.
Black and white is everywhere this season, from couture runways to sidewalk window displays. And since interiors always follow fashion, I predict we'll start to see black and white infiltrating homes and commercial spaces in upcoming seasons.
Whether entertaining a small group of friends at home or planning a major event, these simple style, design and culinary insights offer just what you need to make any occasion that much more special.
My living room poses a bit of a layout challenge. After arranging and re-arranging the seating area at least a half-dozen Type A times, I finally decided that what's missing is a focal point. Something to draw the eye in. I decided that what I needed was a tall, faux fireplace mantle. Here are my top five tips to style a fireplace mantle.
Pick a "project" -- a room, a closet, your wardrobe, your food habits -- and give it some serious focus. What can you do to bring change into your life?
You know how in horror movies, there is that one room that the overnight guest has been warned not to enter and how the guest, sensing that something terrible is beyond that door, is helplessly drawn to opening it anyway?
Alexandra Von Furstenberg has made waves in the design scene with her modern take on acrylic home decor and furniture. Her designs, often injected with a sliver of fluorescent color, are a fresh and contemporary take on a material that we've come to associate with the '70s.
"Sounds like a real man cave," he continued, turning to Chris. "All that's missing is a moose head over the fireplace." "It's an elk," I said. "A twelve-point elk," Chris clarified.
The following list of top ten details to start with can work with any color scheme, mood and budget. They can also be kid-friendly while equally inviting to quality adult time. Browse your favorite stores and some new ones and search online as well.
A nursery isn't just a place where babies sleep. This is where babies eat, play and get changed. It's where moms sometimes sit for hours in the middle of the night, holding and rocking and wiping off tears. This list of 10 Ways to Decorate the Kids' Room will get you inspired.