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How a Decorating Duo Would Spend $200 to Update a Bedroom
We’ve heard it time and again: the bedroom is often the last place you tackle decorating because it’s behind closed doors (and it seems more practical to devote your energy and dollars to the more public areas of your home). However, just because you’re not ready to take a deep dive into reimagining your sleeping quarters doesn’t mean there isn’t something you can do to spruce up the place in the meantime…sort of like a pre-makeover.
Sep 12, 2017
Our Favorite New Bedroom Trend is Larger Than Life
Beds have been around for thousands of years, so you'd think that we had pretty much seen everything, design-wise. But that's where you'd be wrong.
Sep 11, 2017
Herringbone Pattern Floors Are Now at Your Fingertips
Have you been lusting after the gorgeous wood floors in beautiful old European buildings? Here's where to find your own.
Sep 9, 2017
Have We Reached Peak Moroccan?
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment everyone became obsessed with all things Moroccan—poufs, lanterns, tagines, tea tables. But when it comes to textiles, the picture is a little bit clearer. A few years ago, interiors with Beni Ourain rugs started popping up in shelter magazines (and on websites like this one!). Then in a watershed design moment, if you will, West Elm released the Souk Rug back in 2012 or so, and it was on.
Sep 8, 2017
The New Look For the Kitchen is More Classic Than Ever
Lately, new designs for the kitchen look more and more like old designs for the kitchen. There’s a certain style of British kitchen — vintage-style appliances, Shaker-style cabinets, a bit austere but with very traditional accents — that’s becoming very popular. Looking at these kitchens, I am struck by the fact that they look remarkably similar to some of the 1920s kitchens I came across while researching this series about the history of kitchen design.
Sep 3, 2017
Shop Like a Decorator: A Designer’s Favorite 5 Things From Target (All Under $30!)
Target fans know how easy it is for a “quick trip” (online or in person) to turn into a long meander looking at, well…everything. It seems the only problem we might run into is figuring out what not to buy. So, who better than a hip designer to help us on our next Target shopping spree? We called on Natalie Myers, the mastermind behind Veneer Designs, to see what specific home decor items she’s a fan of at the superstore, and her selections didn’t disappoint.
Sep 1, 2017
Remodelers Agree: This is the Best Color for Kitchen Cabinets
The numbers just don't lie.
Aug 24, 2017
This Beautiful Kitchen Trend Keeps Going and Going and Going
We write a lot about trends for the kitchen, because we want you to know what’s out there, and seeing beautiful and new ideas is fun. But the truth, of course, is that you don’t really want your kitchen to be trendy. You want your kitchen to be timeless, because remodeling your kitchen (or even repainting your cabinets) is a lot harder than changing out the linens on your bed.
Aug 19, 2017
The Freshest Color Combination of 2017: Mint & Black
I’ve always loved to play with colors, and put together unexpected and maybe unusual combinations, and my most recent favorite is this: black and mint. Like mint chocolate chip ice cream, but with a little more sophistication. The mint is cool, refreshing, gentle: the black adds an unexpected contrast, and a modern edge. The vibe is a little bit art-deco Miami, with a little bit of Memphis thrown in for good measure.
Aug 16, 2017
Move Over, Minimalism: The “New Victorian” Look is On the Rise
Are you tired of minimalism? You’ve come to the right place. As the pendulum of design inevitably swings, people have been scrambling to predict what look will replace the all-white, minimal, Scandinavian style that is so popular right now. A lot of people have pointed to maximalism, which is the inevitable foil to maximalism. But what kind of maximalism? I think I may have stumbled across the answer.
Aug 13, 2017
The Unstoppable 2017 Textile Trends…and What’s Next
Textiles can really make a room, but they can also be pretty polarizing once you’re talking patterns beyond a simple stripe or classic dot. Right now, there seems to be room for a little bit of everything in the world of fabric: old world toiles sit alongside bold geometrics at showrooms, and you can’t go far down the Pinterest rabbit hole without stumbling upon a global-inspired ikat or an African mudcloth.
Aug 11, 2017
Not Your Grandma’s Rattan: The Bed We’re Loving Right Now
And if your grandma has a bed like this, then she's pretty okay in our book.
Aug 5, 2017
The Secret to OOAK Design is this Unexpected Tile Trend
“When I remodel my home, I want a total cookie cutter kitchen,” said no one ever. With so much fun and amazing tile on the market these days, it’s easier than ever to create dynamic and pattern-packed spaces. And where you once had little control over the design, the trend now is toward customization — playing with the layout to create unique designs. There are limitless ways to go, and companies now offer tile that’s configurable in multiple ways.
Aug 4, 2017
How To Use Serape Blankets in Modern, Chic Ways
Never has this textile looked so good.
Aug 3, 2017
Rethink Your Neutral Stance: 10 Perfect Patterned Sofas
From polka dots to kaleidoscopic prints, scroll ahead for some gorgeous graphic sofas that will seriously make you reconsider your opinion of patterned upholstery.
Jul 26, 2017
For the Drama Lover: A High Contrast Look For Your Walls & Floors
Black walls have been a hot trend in interior design for some time now, but lately I’ve been seeing a sort of twist on the look that I especially like: black walls with a white floor. Nothing livens up a room like contrast, and black + white is the ultimate contrast. Plus, the two elements balance each other out nicely: a white floor keeps a black-walled room from feeling too drab, and black walls keep a white floor from feeling too sterile. They’re really a very nice match.
Jul 23, 2017
Round Mirrors Are the Next Big Thing for the Bathroom
Here's one (relatively inexpensive) thing that can have a huge impact on the look of your bathroom.
Jul 17, 2017
The Cement Tile Trend is Holding Strong (& We Couldn’t Be Happier)
Some trends stand the test of time for a reason. Case in point: cement tiles. Although they’ve been making waves in the decor scene for a looong while now (historians date some versions back to the 12th Century), these beautiful tiles started to pop up inside the most design-savvy contemporary homes across the globe in recent years in a big way. And it’s not difficult to see why. Along with creating artfully polished displays, cement tiles are crafted from natural materials (i.e.
Jul 12, 2017
If You Love Tile Indoors, Wait Until You See It Outdoors
We’re living in the midst of what I like to think of as a tile renaissance. Tile, limited for so many years to boring, conservative designs, is now enjoying a moment in the sun, with new and exciting patterns and textures and shapes popping up all the time. We’re also seeing people start to use tile in places where you didn’t see it before, taking it beyond the typical bathroom and kitchen applications.
Jun 25, 2017
A High-Contrast Color Combo Trend for the Bedroom
There’s a color combination I’ve been seeing pop up in bedroom after bedroom recently. From transitional to eclectic to bohemian style, it seems to be the kind of combo that works with any decor look. And considering one half of the pair is very popular (like, the most popular), it’s not surprising that the trend is starting to swing in this direction.
Jun 21, 2017
The Metal of the Moment: 13 Products That Will Add a Touch of Copper to Your Kitchen
Bright and rosy, copper is the metal of the moment, and its warm shine is especially welcome in the kitchen. We’ve written before about ways to add copper to your kitchen, but even if a remodel isn’t in the cards for you, there are still plenty of ways you can get the look. If you’d like to start small, this set of servers is a good place to begin. Add a shelf to a bit of free wall space and use it to store spices or oils (or just prop up a favorite piece of art).
Jun 7, 2017
Beyond the Pale: The Grown Up Way to Do Blue & Pink
Pantone's choice of Serenity and Rose Quartz as co-colors of the year in 2016 did a lot to rescue this pairing from the nursery, but this post is not about sweet, pastel shades.
Jun 7, 2017
Controversial Kitchen Design Decisions That People Love to Argue About
Mentioning the word controversy in connection with home decor may seem a little silly, but if you read the comments on pretty much any Apartment Therapy post, you will learn that decorating decisions can be very contentious indeed. People have strong opinions, and nowhere is that more true than in the kitchen. We’ve rounded up four elements of kitchen design that people tend to have especially strong opinions about, and debated the merits of each. Where do you fall?
May 30, 2017
Beds are Going Lower & Lower—Do You Love (or Loathe!) the Trend?
I think it safe to say that, while we’re probably at the height of the bed-in-a-box phenomenon, beds themselves are at an all time low, literally. Many of the popular sleep startups’ mattresses don’t require a boxspring, and a bunch of new bed frame designs are basically hovering just a few inches above the floor or right on top if it, a la this Lonny bedroom. So what was once the look of college crashpads is basically now high design.
May 29, 2017
Are ’80s Kitchens Making a Comeback?
Fashion evolves faster than decor, which is why home decor Pinterest is still filled with people working out their mid-century and industrial obsessions while fashion Pinterest is almost already to the early ’00s in terms of style. Yet the former might be catching up. The ’80s influence is starting to appear in kitchen design in a few distinctive ways. It may not be as over-the-top as this fabulous vintage kitchen, but we’re definitely seeing glimpses of the trend.
May 28, 2017
5 Weird Old Home Trends I’d Love to See Make a Comeback
Design preferences tend to change over time, and when you’re looking back at vintage interiors a lot of them can seem, well, strange. But it’s also true that a lot of “new” trends are really just ones recycled from the past—things that a few years ago would have seemed odd, and are now suddenly all the rage. And a lot of times my own reaction to strange old trends is less “that’s so strange” and more “why don’t we still have that?
May 27, 2017
15 Designs You Need to See from the Biggest Furniture Show of the Year
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair, or ICFF, is like the design world’s answer to a runway show, a place to see all the latest and greatest designs for your home, all under one roof. This past week, two of our editors, Nancy and Arlyn, scoured the show looking for the most interesting and innovative designs. Here are 15 of the best. Above: Give us terrazzo mixed with acrylic and wood beads any day, and we’d be happy as a clam.
May 26, 2017
Colored Mirrors & Glass Decor Are the (Potential) Trend I Can’t Get Enough Of
Anyone who lives, breathes, dreams design will understand the following: sometimes, you become fixated on something design-y, and then —like learning a new word that you start to hear everywhere — you start to see that design-y thing everywhere (much to your delight, but also much to your chagrin because you WANT.IT.) Well, that is me currently with colored glass and mirrors.
May 25, 2017
Our Latest Obsession: The Unfinished Backsplash
There will always be a special place in our hearts for traditional tile installations in the kitchen, but sometimes, you want a more unexpected look. Enter: The unfinished backsplash. It’s a little less “perfect” and out of the ordinary thanks to the live edge-ish look it has, thanks to being installed without the usual finishing trim. It has a certain imperfect charm that looks fresh right now.
May 24, 2017
Not Into Open Shelving? You’ll Love This New Trend for Kitchen Storage
Even as open shelving gets more and more popular, it also accrues more and more criticism from people who just don’t like to see all their kitchen stuff at one time. But there’s no denying its advantages: substituting open shelving for upper cabinets results in a more open, lighter kitchen, with plenty of wall space for things like art and even windows. Now there’s a way to have the best of both worlds.
May 18, 2017
An Exciting New Furniture Trend That’s Actually Affordable
One of my favorite trends in furniture is the comeback of cane. I remember it from my grandparents’ house in the ’80s (sticking your fingers into the weave), but, paired with contemporary materials and worked into modern shapes, it can also feel very fresh and very new. And the good news is that, unlike a lot of other furniture trends, cane is fairly democratic, appearing in a lot of admittedly very expensive pieces, but also a few at the more modest end of the spectrum.
May 16, 2017
Look We Love: Live Edge Details in the Kitchen
I love modern, minimal kitchens but I also, like a lot people, find myself drawn towards natural elements. So I particularly love the look of live edge details in a modern kitchen, where the lovely, untamed appearance of the wood adds warmth to the space, but also a welcome bit of contrast. Whether it’s just one or two shelves or an entire countertop, this can be a great way to bring the outdoors in, and to add a little bit of extra style to your kitchen.
May 15, 2017
Furniture Classics for Modern Homes: The Comeback of Caned Furniture
Today in old things that are new again: caned furniture, which has been around for a long time but suddenly feels very fresh. This isn’t the first time in design history that cane furniture has been recognized as a particularly good fit for modern interiors—designers like Pierre Jeanneret and Harvey Probber did lovely work with cane in the middle of the 20th century.
May 15, 2017
The Unexpected Material That’ll Take Your Backsplash to the Next Level
Want to make your kitchen truly unique? Add a little bit of shine. A metallic backsplash, be it brass or copper, is a great way to bring the metallic trend into your kitchen, and to add a touch of luxury to a modern space. And, since there are no grout lines, there’s much less scrubbing than with typical tile — pretty and practical.
May 13, 2017
The Real Reason No One Can Shut Up About Millennial Pink
One of the most exciting (and most alarming) things about the internet is the speed with which information travels, and the speed with which ideas catch fire, achieve full saturation, and then become passé, often within a matter of weeks. Case in point: the strange phenomenon known as millennial pink. Perhaps you’ve never heard of it, or perhaps you’re already tired of it. I know I am. And yet, here I am.
May 10, 2017
At First Blush: Ideas for Decorating With Pale Pink
Want to see the world through rose-colored glasses? Take a peek at these beautiful blushing interiors.
May 8, 2017
The Trending French Beauty Secret That Totally Surprised Me
French women have had a mythological standard of perfection attributed to them, often being characterized as having it all figured out. One scan across the shelves of your local bookstore will tell you that, if book titles are any indication, they know how to dress better, eat better, and just generally do everything better than women who are not French.
May 2, 2017
Dark Florals Are Pretty, Moody, & Blooming In Our Capsule Collection
First off, I want to thank all of you for your patience as we have been preparing this fabulous collection to present to you in all of its styled glory. After teasing you with the inspiration last week and party pics earlier this week, I am so excited to present the OFFICIAL introduction to the new line of upholstered furniture designed by Christiane Lemieux and Meganne Wecker of Cloth & Company and available through Amazon.
Apr 28, 2017
This Is the Future of Design (According to What I Saw at Milan Design Week)
I do not attempt to hide my love for trend spotting. Seeing what’s on the horizon for design makes me giddy. I’m not a slave to trends, as I believe that you should buy what you like because you like it (although I must admit I recently purchased a “millennial pink” vase, but only because I loved the shape and it was on clearance and I make no apologies).
Apr 20, 2017
Bring Back the Stone Age: How To Take the Marble Trend to the Next Level
One of the hottest new trends in the world of wallcoverings is marble-print wallpaper. These swirly, fantastical papers range from more abstract, marbleized patterns to ones that are almost indistinguishable from actual stone. Whichever side of the spectrum you fall on, marble wallpaper is a great way to bring a touch of luxury — and a little scope for the imagination — to your home. Here are some of our favorite patterns.
Apr 19, 2017
This Beautiful Trend Has Everything to Do With Doing Nothing
For years, well-intentioned renovators have been painting over wood trim of all kinds. White trim was good, or ever colored trim or even black. But wood trim, of the kind found in so many beautiful old houses, was deemed heavy, old-fashioned. Well, I’m happy to report that the pendulum seems to be swinging back in the other direction. So before you paint over that woodwork, take a look at these beautiful examples of wood trim done right.
Apr 16, 2017
The One Thing I Never Thought to DIY (And Now Can’t Wait to Try)
Lately, I’ve been seeing a handmade shoemaking trend start to emerge, with classes popping up around town and images of handcrafted sandals suddenly showing up on Instagram. Whether you’re interested in crafting your own sandals, or just want to buy a handmade pair, this micro-trend will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about that collection piling up in your closet. Here it is, the image that sparked my fascination with handmade shoes.
Apr 15, 2017
Exterior Paint Color Trends We’re Head Over Heels in Love With
Set the style standard on your street.
Apr 9, 2017
Stitch, Please! 9 Embroiderers Serving Up Instagram Eye Candy
Crafting trends ebb and flow just like decor trends come and go, and at the moment, embroidery is enjoying its time in the spotlight—and showing up on everything from jean jackets to tennis rackets. Whether you choose to pick up a needle and thread, or prefer to admire these beauties from afar, we’ve pulled together a sampler of Instagram accounts offering endless stitch-spiration.
Apr 9, 2017
The Hottest Tile Trend On Pinterest Has Everything to Do With Mermaids
We’re big on the iridescent/unicorn/mermaid craze around these parts, so when we heard from our friends at Pinterest that they sniffed out a new, related trend—mermaid tiles and fish scale motifs—we just had to share. Last year, we reported on the look, but the seafaring motif seems to have continued to gain traction.
Apr 9, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About Decorating with Aubergine
It's like blush's moody, worldly, more sophisticated cousin...and we can't get enough.
Apr 7, 2017
Look We Absolutely Love: Dark Colors for the Bathroom
After getting burned by Eisenhower-era pinks and olive greens, we’ve been playing it safe, color-wise, in the bathroom for a long time. Subway tile and white walls dominate modern bathrooms, with maybe a little grey tile on the floor for contrast. But that may all be about to change. More and more now I’m starting to see bathrooms that embrace the darker, moodier colors that are already so popular in other parts of the house. Take a look at these nine stylish examples.
Apr 4, 2017
The Next Decade to Make a Comeback Isn’t the One You Think
As a writer for Apartment Therapy, I spend a lot of time predicting trends, and watching trends come and go. I also spend a lot of time thinking about why certain trends come and go. Interior design is always being influenced by outside factors—certainly fashion, and definitely pop culture.
Mar 31, 2017
The Color That Will Reign in 2017 (There’s No Denying It)
There are a few privileges to being an editor in the design world, one of which is getting to see the future (a.k.a. what’s going to be in stores well before anyone else is privy to that information). This comes in handy when trend forecasting happens to be your sport of choice.
Mar 31, 2017
How One Woman Launched the Trendiest Furniture Company of 2017
Time and time again, necessity proves to be the mother of invention. That’s certainly the case for Femke Furnée, founder of FEST Amsterdam. If you’re already hip to the awesomeness that is this Dutch home goods company, you’re definitely not alone, as the brand, in its four years of operation, has taken the design world by storm. But let’s go back to the beginning here.
Mar 31, 2017
The Seriously Stylish Art Piece You Didn’t Know Your Home Needed
When Target starts to carry something, you know you've reached trend fever pitch.
Mar 29, 2017
Join the Movement: How “Slow Design” Can Give You the Home You Really Want
In a world where buying a new sofa can be accomplished by a couple clicks, some in the design world are resisting this fast-paced, instant gratification direction in favor of a slower way. An offshoot of the Slow Movement — which began in Italy in 1986 as the Slow Food Movement (a natural reaction against a McDonald’s opening up) and has gained serious traction as of late — Slow Design focuses on process, origin and materials, while valuing the environment and the individual.
Mar 26, 2017
Here Are Pantone’s Color Trend Predictions for 2018
We’re only a few months into 2017, but that hasn’t stopped Pantone from looking inside their colorful crystal ball. At the International Home & Housewares Show in Chicago this week, the international authority on color gave attendees a peek into what’s on trend for 2018.
Mar 22, 2017
The Secret to Kitchens & Bathrooms That Will Never Go Out of Style
As Nancy pointed out recently, there are some kitchen design choices that never go out of style — retro SMEG fridges and farmhouse sinks fall firmly in this category. If they’ve been considered stylish and practical for decades, chances are they’ll still be popular a couple decades from now.
Mar 21, 2017
Next Wave Natural: The New Way to Do Wooden Kitchen Cabinets
The natural look is just another reason we're adding "kitchen renovation" to our home wish lists.
Mar 13, 2017
Terrazzo: The Forgotten Flooring Material is Back, and Better than Ever
The wheel of design is always turning, and at no time is this more delightful than when something you remember from your childhood as being particularly dowdy is suddenly the height of chic. My mother’s sandals and culottes are suddenly for sale at Urban Outfitters, and similarly, the floors of my parents’ house are the hottest new thing in design. Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to terrazzo.
Mar 13, 2017
Are Smart Appliances a Really Dumb Idea?
I don’t envy appliance companies. Designers and marketers have a tough job, constantly trying to innovate new fridges, dishwashers and ovens —anticipating which features consumers will actually use and love, all without getting gimmicky or too niche. Because the current trend involves connecting to other smart devices like Alexa and iPhones, they now must also keep the technological horizon firmly in mind.
Mar 8, 2017
The Hot Kitchen Trend Giving White Marble a Run for its Money
White marble — especially the snowy and subtly veined carrara — has long been a dominant material in kitchens. If you’re looking for something a little different, or want to embrace the trend of darker, more layered looks that are coming to the kitchen lately, consider black marble. It has all the loveliness of its lighter counterparts, stains less easily, and is a great way to add class and character.
Mar 6, 2017
5 Dutch Design Trends We Want in the USA, ASAP
In an energetic student town one and a half hours outside Amsterdam, where old factories have been converted into artists’ studios, galleries, shops, restaurants and lofts, a fresh generation of designers is envisioning the future of Dutch design. With graduates from both the Design Academy and the University of Technology creating a synergy between design and tech, the focus is forward-thinking, with an eye for reinvention.
Mar 6, 2017
20 Popular Korean Beauty Skin Care Products To Try in 2017
Oil cleansers, water cleansers, essence, ampoules, and sheet masks for lips (true story!), there is a bit of a learning curve with Korean skincare products. But there’s also a reason why these products are superstars in the global skincare industry: they are good. Like really good. If you don’t already have your own K Beauty skincare favorites, I’ve rounded up 20 products that are receiving heaps of praise from Soko Glam to Sephora. Check them out.
Mar 2, 2017
Not For Shrinking Violets: Where to Buy Big, Beautiful, Dramatic Floral Wallpapers
Lately, they’re everywhere: huge, darkly dramatic floral wallpapers that draw you in with their lusciousness and sheer scale. If you love the look, and have been wanting to re-create it in your own homes, you’re in luck, because we’ve rounded up a definitive list of sources, in patterns and price ranges to suit every home. Anthropologie, always a great source for unusual and innovative wallpapers, sells this five-panel wall mural bursting with oversize florals.
Mar 1, 2017
Low, Medium, High: 10 Beautiful, Modern Copper Chandeliers
Copper is definitely the metal of the moment. It always adds a little bit of warmth—and a touch of the unexpected—to any room. If you’re looking to inject some of the rosy metal to your home in the form of a dramatic light fixture, look no further than these 10 beautiful, modern copper chandeliers. A modern, geometric style at a nice price. This retro style puts a funky twist on warm metals. I love the simplicity and elegance of this three-bulb style.
Feb 27, 2017
If Unicorns Were Household Items, They’d Look Like This
As a close watcher of trends in the design world, I will say that there’s a lot out there that is very beautiful, but few things that feel really new. There are always exceptions, though, like these iridescent homewares (and accessories). They feel different and futuristic and maybe even a little bit magical, the perfect thing for taking your home, and your style, to the next level. Above: Definitely a bit pricey, but watch for sales.
Feb 26, 2017
The Most Popular Kitchen Countertop Is No Longer Granite
It seems like just yesterday I was bemoaning the ubiquity of granite, hoping and praying it would go the way of the dodo bird and I’d never have to see its speckled self in a kitchen again. Now, after several years of declining use, the day has come: another surface has officially surpassed granite in terms of popularity. Any guesses as to what the new countertop du jour might be? It’s quartz, otherwise known as engineered stone.
Feb 23, 2017
Old Pattern, New Tricks: The Classic Pattern That’s Having A Moment Right Now
The zigzag pattern known as herringbone has been around for a long time, but right now it’s enjoying a moment of particular popularity. The pattern, whether rendered with wood or tile, is a great way to add a little movement, and a little touch of the unexpected, to any space. Below are examples of beautiful rooms showcasing the pattern in classic, as well as modern, applications. Above and up top: Gorgeous herringbone wood floors grace a home designed by Gisbert Poeppler.
Feb 22, 2017
15 Cool Retro Bathroom Ideas That Will Work in Your Modern Home
Modern and farmhouse bathrooms have been wildly popular as of late, but if you’re feeling a little burnt out by clean lines, rustic beams, and super sleek materials, a retro bathroom might be a worthy style contender for your home. So forget the shiplap and shiny chrome finishes and instead set your sights on throwback design ideas that’ll make your bathroom unique and vintage-inspired—yet still fitting for a more updated home.
Feb 21, 2017
The Color Clairvoyant: Our Best Bathroom Color Predictions for 2017
A few weeks ago we wrote about our predictions for the colors that will dominate the kitchen in 2017. The bathroom, though a bit of a humbler space, deserves a little color love too, so that’s where we’re turning our eye next. Here’s what you can expect for the future of color in the bathroom. Two things are worth taking note of: one, the idea of bringing color to the bathroom is still relatively novel, since we’re coming off a time when white and neutrals dominated.
Feb 20, 2017
Snail Mucus Isn’t the Only Reason Korean Beauty is Big Right Now
If the words sheet mask, Peach & Lily, 10-step skincare routine, and BB cream are familiar to you, then you’re probably up on the Korean beauty trend, which continues to grow in popularity in the US—partly because it’s lauded as a more natural, intentional approach to skincare, and partly because of the ridiculously cute packaging. I mean, moisturizing face mist in a pink bunny bottle? You had me at bunny!
Feb 20, 2017
What’s New, What’s Next: Bathroom Design Trends for 2017
What are some of the most exciting trends for the bathroom in 2017? Like the kitchen trends we’ve identified, a lot of new trends for the bathroom reference older styles, combining them with modern, minimal shapes for a look that’s clean but also timeless. Here are seven things to look for in the new bathroom. Cement, terracotta and even zellige tiles lend a rich, old-world feel to the bathroom.
Feb 12, 2017
Vacation Every Day: Where to Buy Tropical Leaf-Print Wallpapers
Tropical prints like banana and palm tree leaves, monster plants and beyond have been hotter than the climates they normally reside in over the past year, and are still going strong. These leafy motifs make a space eternally happy, playful and perfect for daydreaming about lounging on the beach all day, even in the dead of winter. Be made in the shade with these 11 picks and sources.
Feb 2, 2017
Supergraphics: Is this OTT ’70s Design Trend Making a Comeback?
One of the perks of having a mother who was very into both garage sales and interior design was growing up in a house filled with wacky old design books from the 1960s and ’70s. In their pages, I was exposed to many strange and wonderful things, not least among them supergraphics, the crazy stripes and arcs and rainbows that covered every surface of a room, irrespective of walls or floors or furniture.
Jan 31, 2017
Hue Knew: Two Trending Colors That Are Even Better Together
I’ve always been a huge fan of pink and green together, and the current trend towards more somber, desaturated colors has put a fresh new spin on this classic combo. Hunter green and dusty pink are beautiful on their own, of course, but they’re even better together. This kitchen from Little Greene pairs a pink that’s just a wee bit bubble gummy with a dark green (and an oak worktop) that balances it out nicely.
Jan 30, 2017