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Before & After: How to Turn a Dining Room (Or Any Room!) Into a Guest Room Someone Would Actually Want to Stay In — Bon Vivant

Writer and editor Melanie Warner Spencer's apartment in Uptown New Orleans is filled with charm, but no guest bedroom. So she's come up with a way to transform her dining area into an inviting space a guest would actually want to stay in — and has tips and ideas you could steal for your own home. READ MORE »

Start With This Checklist: 4 Things to Consider Before You Design

Generally speaking, the rooms in our homes have to be multifunctional, but it's not always easy to design with all those functions in mind. Whether you're starting from scratch or trying to make the most of what you've got, making a checklist is one of the first things that you should do to make sure your room satisfies all your needs. READ MORE »

Anthropologie Taps Hotelier Kit Kemp for New Collaboration — Design News

Kit Kemp has designed gorgeous hotel interiors in London and abroad, but this is the hotelier's first home collection. Full of vibrant color and pattern, Folkthread includes upholstered pieces, rugs, tables, and wallpaper. The collection is available at Anthropologie. READ MORE »

Where Can I Find a Quality, Grey, MCM-Look Sectional? — Good Questions

Q: I am looking for a dark grey sectional, generally mid-century modern look, tufted, wooden legs, like the Beverly from Apt2B but I am having a hard time finding one that is both comfortable enough for marathon TV watching/napping and also seems sturdy and well-made to last hopefully at least a decade or two. READ MORE »

Beetles by Vikki Chu — On The Wall

Beetles by Vikki Chu Previous On the Wall print READ MORE »

New York Times Shutters its Home Section — Design News

The New York Times is cutting its Home section. Executive editor Dean Baquet announced in a company-wide email this afternoon that next Thursday's edition will be the last one. Shelter-focused pieces will fold into the Sunday Magazine and Style sections. READ MORE »

Eleni's Art-Filled Nursery — My Room

Name: Eleni (7 months) Location: New Haven, Connecticut I didn't know the baby's sex so the room is gender neutral. I chose to go with bright colors but didn't want to overdo it so the crib and dresser are gray. I wanted to decorate with art I have collected through the years. READ MORE »

Sarah's Crisp and Clever Small Space in Chicago — House Call

Name: Sarah Location: Lakeview - Chicago, IL After graduating from the University of Michigan with a B.F.A. in Art & Design, I risked a move to the bustling city of Chicago to begin my pursuit towards a career in fashion. I only planned on staying a few short years, but, five years on, I’m still a happy resident of the ever chic and fashion-forward Windy City. READ MORE »

5 Really Great Reasons to Float The Furniture in Your Living Room

Vivian & Leonard's Converted Loft in Oakland Are you struggling with how to fit your furniture in the living room, and can't for the life of you come up with a good layout? You might need to "float" your furniture — or pull everything...Show More Summary

Enough Excuses: Stop Lying to Yourself About These Things at Home

Melissa's Modern & Organized San Francisco Home Everyone has certain problem places in their homes where it's just easier to look the other way. C'mon, you know we're not gonna let you get away with that! Are any of these the areas where you could use a little tough love? We'll help you ID the problem and fix it the right way. READ MORE »

Ai Weiwei Remotely Directs Short Film for Berlin, I Love You — Design News

Artist and activist Ai Weiwei is joining a group of star-studded directors for the latest sequel to New York, I Love You and Paris, Je t'aime. Ai is remotely directing his 6-year-old son in a short for Berlin, I Love You based on the boy's real-life separation from his father. READ MORE »

Liz's Playful Chicago Retreat — House Tour

Name: Liz Klafeta, Founder HOMETEL INT'L Location: Lakeview; Chicago, Illinois Size: 1100 square feet Years lived in: 1 When Liz moved to New York two years ago, she started renting out her revamped home in Humboldt Park on Airbnb. She couldn’t bring herself to sell since she had gut rehabbed every inch of the space. Show More Summary

Future Design Trends: 7 Ideas From Up-and-Coming Designers — Ambiente 2015

One of our favorite exhibits at Ambiente was the Talents exhibit, which featured over 30 up-and-coming or just-graduated designers (from 15 countries) showing off their ideas, projects and prototypes. Some were beautiful and some pushed the envelope of design. Show More Summary

Top Music of Home: Sparrows Lullaby Band, Talking Heads & Two More — Maxwell's Daily Find 02.27.15

Songs of Home - The Sparrows Lullaby Band • $9.99 • Apple Store Inspired by my good friends Rebecca and Maggie's new album, above, I've put together my top picks for the weekend of great albums to listen to at home when it's an easy listening, weekend type of thing. Show More Summary

Ready to Get Scared Straight? This is Your Brain On Phones — The Atlantic

Everyone knows you're supposed to limit your screen time before bed, but do you really know why? It's more serious than you probably realize. Ready to be scared straight? Read on. READ MORE »

Pick a Side: Are You a White/Gold or a Blue/Black?

Via The Design Files If you don't know what I'm talking about then you didn't goof off online enough yesterday. Yes, I'm referring to the dress that broke the internet. I'm not here to judge your vision so I found some rooms to inspire you, whichever color camp you fall into. READ MORE »

Ideas for Using that Awkward Space Above the Fridge

Scott's DIY Kitchen Renovation on a Budget on The Kitchn The space above a refrigerator is often overlooked and underused. It's not particularly accessible for oft-used items, but it's a shame to have the space go to waste, especially in a small kitchen. Show More Summary

Before & After: Louis Chair Gets a Royal Makeover

Tranae picked up this Louis chair in good condition, but was less than excited about its outdated fabric. She paired it with a cheery modern floral that's more suited to her style: READ MORE »

How Not To Embarrass People Who Use Your Bathroom

Faith & Mike's Master Bathroom Everybody who is human has an embarrassing bathroom incident. Take pity on your guests, and make sure that theirs doesn't happen on your watch, in your home. READ MORE »...

Listen to Classical Music at Brooklyn House Concerts — Design News

Classical music has a reputation of being stuffy and inaccessible. Since 2013, Groupmuse has been connecting professional musicians and young culture seekers for chamber music concerts held in apartments around Brooklyn. Plus, they're free and BYOB. READ MORE »

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