If you have the extra space, creating a home office is a great addition to a home. Whether you work from home full time, or just like to catch up on things over the weekend, designing the perfect workspace will help you be more productive a... Read more »
Decorating the Oval Office isn’t all that different from decorating your own home. While the shape of the room and nature of the business conducted there make it more complicated and high-profile than your own home office, the space s... Read more »
Before you choose wallpaper, buy upholstery, or open a gallon of paint, take a moment to review a little about color theory. Even just the basics — how colors blend or clash and the effects that different combinations have — can... Read more »
Interior designer and author Sharon Hanby-Robie has an interesting take on color preferences. She maintains there are two groups of people – those who prefer blue and those who go for the green. She believes that roughly 70% of us are... Read more »
If you’ve been shopping for wood furniture, you may have been told that solid wood is better than veneers…or vice versa. In fact, solid wood and veneers are both good things. Knowing how they differ helps you evaluate what&rsqu... Read more »
Red is vital, ambitious, and audacious, a passionate color with intense symbolism. Think of the true love of a red rose, the speed and sex appeal of a racing car, the urgency of a fire engine, the danger of a red alert, the rage of seeing r... Read more »
Mention yellow and you probably think first of bright, crayon yellow. Think orange and you get, well, an orange. Because these youthful, high-impact colors have such strong emotional appeal, you might be concerned they lack sophistication o... Read more »
Picking the perfect accent chair can take endless thought and consideration. When you find the right chair, it can define your space, giving your room the kind of personality, function and breath of fresh air that you’ve always wanted... Read more »
Once dismissed as simply decor for college students, the minimalist look is actually based on a philosophy many find beneficial. Minimalism uses the bare essentials for modern living in a pared down and sophisticated way, preferring simplic... Read more »
Nothing warms up your space like an area rug. Getting the most out of your rug means keeping on top of routine cleaning and care. . . .
Mid-century modern refers to a design movement during the 1940s through 1960s that featured clean lines, open spaces, geometric shapes and soft organic curves all with an integration of new materials in building, furnishings and art. . . .
Just as dining tables are available in three different heights, the chairs to fit with them are as well. An ideal pairing for comfort is about a foot difference between the seat surface and the table top. . . .