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Shower in Your Forecast? Shower in Your Forecast?

Fresh approaches from style leaders

Furniture and Design Trends Furniture and Design Trends

Fresh approaches from style leaders

Choosy About Chairs Choosy About Chairs

From contemporary to romantic to eclectic, you’re on a roll with wallpaper

Whatever Your Decor, There’s a Wallcovering For It Whatever Your Decor, There’s a Wallcovering For It

From contemporary to romantic to eclectic, you’re on a roll with wallpaper

Flooring Trends Flooring Trends

From hardwood to carpet to tile, what’s new and fabulous underfoot

Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors

How To Build Up Your “Color Confidence Quotient”
 
If your CCQ (Color Confidence Quotient!) is modest but you’d like to boost it by learning more about color placement basics, consider the rules of thumb below, from …

The Best in Bathroom Design Winners
from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
The Best in Bathroom Design Winners <br>from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Glass in all its glory — hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit — was creatively used by the winning designers in the 2013 Design Comp­etition sponsored by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). The category winners …

Kitchen Winners!
Outstanding kitchens from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Kitchen Winners! </br>Outstanding kitchens from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Glass in all its glory—hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit — was creatively used by the winning designers in both the Best Kitchen and the Best Bath in the 2013 Design Competition sponsored by the National Kitchen …

Making Sense of Sofa Styles Making Sense of Sofa Styles

What lies beneath those upholstered cushions?  More than meets the eye!
By Lanie Hightower
Within every home is an essential furniture focal point — the sofa — that often “anchors” the living space. With endless choices on …

Texture, Technology, Traditional or Titan? Texture, Technology, Traditional or Titan?

By Elizabeth Anthony
IIn 2012, Americans covered lots of floors and walls with tile — 2.19 billion square feet to be precise. Inspiration and influence for tile floors and walls come from everywhere: fashion, upholstery, wallpaper, …

Kitchen Winners July 2013 Kitchen Winners July 2013

Outstanding Kitchens From The 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Glass in all its glory—hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit — was creatively used by the winning designers in both the Best Kitchen and the Best Bath in …

Decorating Tips For Every Room Decorating Tips For Every Room

Instant changes from accessories to window treatments make a refreshing difference
Decorating spruce-ups do not have to involve a lot of time or expense when you follow these inventive tips from Sally Morse, Director of Creative …

Forget Your Hangups: Make a Statement With Standout Wallcoverings Forget Your Hangups: Make a Statement With Standout Wallcoverings

Embellished and dimensional papers lead the trends for 2013
By Angela Crissman
If you are looking for a way to transform your room with something other than a new paint color, consider a wallcovering option that adds …

High Point Market: Inspiring Design High Point Market: Inspiring Design

By Angela Crissman
This month, furniture manufacturers and dealers will converge at High Point Market for the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world. Held two times a year in High Point, N.C., the market …

Furniture Trends for 2013 – What’s old is new again Furniture Trends for 2013 – What’s old is new again

By Angela Crissman
Gone are the days of creating a “cookie cutter” room with a suite of matching furniture. Instead, many designers are encouraging homeowners to create an eclectic offering that looks as though it has …

“Emerald” is 2013’s Color of the Year “Emerald” is 2013’s Color of the Year

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced its Color of the Year for 2013: PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green.
The 2012 Color …

What’s Hot in the World of Interior Design for 2013? What’s Hot in the World of Interior Design for 2013?

National Designers Discuss Emerging Design Trends
By Angela Crissman
With rooms in our homes serving multiple functions, especially the family room, designing a space that can function as a place to gather, work and play ranks high …