“Fantasycore” Is TikTok’s New Take on Dark AcademiaDesign Ideas
Here’s everything you need to know about the latest viral design trend.
Interior Design 101: A Comprehensive Guide To Your Favorite StylesDesign Ideas
An interior design dictionary, if you will.
Oct 26, 2023
11 Cozy Apartment Living Room Ideas, According to DesignersDesign Ideas
It doesn’t matter if you live in a tiny studio or sprawling mansion, everyone wants their house to feel cozy — especially the living room, where everyone gathers to snuggle up in front of the television or read a good book on the couch. While one of the secrets to a cozy home is creating a warm and welcoming environment for your guests, there are also several design tricks you can do to make a small apartment living room seem cozier.
Oct 19, 2023
Why This Parisian Style Is *So* Beloved by Designers
This was once the “it” style for adding character.
Oct 19, 2023
What Is Shabby Chic, and How Is It Different from French Country?
Plus, how to style the look.
Oct 16, 2023
How to Design Kitchens with Marble, Stone, and Granite Like a Pro
It’s easier than you think.
Oct 16, 2023
Make Better Decisions: A Simple Philosophy for Design Choices (and Life!)Design Ideas
Do you struggle with design decisions (or really any decisions)? Always feel like there are too many choices and they all seem perfectly valid? You can narrow things down A LOT if you stick to this simple philosophy. There’s a great quote by Hardy D. Jackson that goes: “Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
Oct 4, 2023
Trust Your Taste: Our Ultimate Find-Your-Style QuizDesign Ideas
Learning your own taste can be a lifelong journey. Wherever you are on your path, take our quiz as a way to clarify your current perfect style profile. Here’s what to do: turn off your brain, scroll through these slides and pick the very first room that catches your eye. Don’t try to figure anything out, just go with your gut and record your answers.
Oct 4, 2023
Design Lessons: How To Spot (& Fix!) an Off Balance RoomDesign Ideas
Balance is a tricky beast when it comes to interior design. Some people love perfectly symmetrical spaces, and others are utterly bored by them. Wherever you fall, you’ve got to admit that a balanced space — in terms of color, visual weight, pattern and layout — is perfectly pleasing to the eye. But knowing how to get there takes trial and error. For some examples, I’ve rounded up a few spaces that with a tweak or two, could be perfectly in balance.
Oct 3, 2023
14 Absolutely Dreamy Bedrooms with Exposed Brick Walls
An exposed brick wall can fit just about any style.
Sep 21, 2023
43 Gallery Walls That Prove This Trend Is Here to StayDesign Ideas
Gallery walls are a trend that seem to be able to stand the test of time and for good reason. Here, 43 of the best art displays the internet has to offer.
Sep 8, 2023
A Guide to the Most Common Fabric Patterns Used in Interior DesignDesign Ideas
From chevron to polka dots and beyond.
Dec 26, 2019
35 Mantel Decor Ideas That'll Make the Most of Your Mantel Year-RoundDesign Ideas
Use what you have to spruce up this major spot in your home.
Sep 1, 2023
25 Totally Gorgeous Kitchen Design Ideas to Swoon OverDesign Ideas
From boldly tiled backsplashes to mix-and-match islands, we rounded up 25 incredible kitchens sure to inspire your next project (or dream home).
Aug 31, 2023
12 White Pumpkin Decor Ideas to Get Your Home in the Fall Spirit
They’re festive and trendy but also neutral enough to put out early and leave up all fall long.
Jul 28, 2023
6 Easy Ways to Hygge in the Summer (Yes, Really)
Here’s how to bring cozy lifestyle and happiness rituals into the hot months, too.
Jul 12, 2023
This Cozy Book Lovers’ Feature Jumped 850% in Popularity This YearDesign Ideas
Plus pro tips from Carmeon Hamilton.
Jul 9, 2023
7 Tropical-Inspired Homes That Make This Breezy Style a Year-Round RetreatDesign Ideas
Sit back and relax as you tour.
Jun 28, 2023
My Aunt Gave Me the Best Underrated Design Advice, and It’s Ingenious
No gatekeeping here — I promise!
Jun 15, 2023
This Is the Only Rule You Need to Know When Mixing Wood Tones
According to a designer!
Jun 7, 2023
A Brief History of Shag Carpets
Design experts weigh in on this divisive decor trend.
Jun 2, 2023
TikTok Is Bringing Back ’90s-Inspired “Celestial Decor”Design Ideas
The nostalgia is written in the stars.
May 29, 2023
These 5 Pro Tips Will Help Get You a High-End Design Look for Less
Shopping and sourcing tips for decorating and renovating ahead!
May 18, 2023
Shea McGee’s New Class Is Offering You a Shot at Her Design Wisdom
The interior designer is sharing her best tips.
May 16, 2023
Mermaidcore Decor Is Here — Here’s How to Get the Splashy StyleDesign Ideas
Move over, Barbiecore. There’s another whimsical design scheme making waves these days, and it’s inspired by everyone’s favorite fictional under-the-sea Disney princess.
May 12, 2023
7 Questions Pro Interior Designers Wish You Wouldn’t Ask
When working on a design project and beyond.
May 12, 2023
“Bachelorette Houses” Are the Trendiest New Real Estate Investment
Real Estate
And they’re likely coming to a city near you.
May 2, 2023
Why Maximalism Isn’t for Me or Potentially Other Highly Sensitive Persons
And what to try instead.
Apr 27, 2023
Tropicalcore Blends Maximalism and Vacation VibesDesign Ideas
According to an interior designer.
Apr 16, 2023
6 Top Spring Trends, According to Pottery Barn, West Elm & Urban Outfitters
From popular colors to rug and lighting standouts.
Apr 9, 2023
Reasons to Go Rugless (And Proof Your Room Could Be Better For It)Design Ideas
Considering bare floors? Think every room NEEDS a rug? Here's inspiration for leaving the ground unadorned!
Apr 7, 2023
This IKEA Picture Ledge Is Almost Unrecognizable, Thanks to This $50 DIY
Just look at that trendy scalloped trim!
Apr 4, 2023
13 Homes That Prove This Classic Wood Trend Is BackDesign Ideas
Not covering your wood with paint can let the wood's texture and pattern shine. These 13 stunning homes below let natural wood finishes be the star of the show.
Mar 10, 2023
The Best Kitchen Layouts Have These 3 Things in CommonDesign Ideas
According to real estate pros.
Mar 1, 2023
Marcelo Suro's Pieces Are Playful, Yet Consciously Made
Design Changemakers 2023
"There's always room for quirkiness and also for some humor," says the Savannah College of Art and Design grad.
Feb 22, 2023
Emily Shaw Makes Interior Design Accessible, Approachable, and Affordable
Design Changemakers 2023
For content creator Emily Shaw (@emilyrayna on TikTok), design fame quite literally happened overnight.
Feb 22, 2023
Suchi Reddy Explores Design, Emotion, and Technology Across the Globe
Design Changemakers 2023
In 2002, Reddy founded architecture and design studio Reddymade with a focus on neuroaesthetics, a discipline that examines how the brain responds to art and beauty. Since then, she’s worked across oceans and time zones.
Feb 21, 2023
5 House Tours That Prove the Victorian Trend Is Anything But DatedDesign Ideas
They're all far from prim and proper.
Feb 20, 2023
Phantila Phataraprasit Has a Whole New Take on Sustainable Furniture
Design Changemakers 2023
Phantila Phataraprasit and her business partner, Caitlin Ellen, hatched the plan for Sabai because they wanted to buy sustainable furniture, but they couldn’t find any that fit their budget.
Feb 19, 2023
Olive Ateliers Is Revamping the In-Person Shopping Experience
Design Changemakers 2023
In 2021, husband-and-wife pair Ben Knox and Kendall Knox and their friend Laura Sotelo noticed a gap in the decor marketplace: a true one-stop spot for unique — not mass-produced — homewares that were also accessible and relatively affordable.
Feb 18, 2023
Colin King Elevates Interiors Styling to a True Art Form
Design Changemakers 2023
“I think my work is about finding beauty where you least expect it and really elevating the ordinary,” says the interiors stylist, author, and artistic director-at-large of Beni Rugs.
Feb 17, 2023
Shelley Halstead Combines Her Passions for Carpentry and Advocacy
Design Changemakers 2023
Halstead's Black Women Build – Baltimore, a community development nonprofit, teaches Black women home maintenance skills like painting, setting tile, and installing windows on actual home renovation sites.
Feb 16, 2023
Leanne Ford Wants You to Feel Free in Your Home and Beyond
Design Changemakers 2023
Though the Pittsburgh native's star has only risen since she burst onto the design scene a few years ago, Ford has always had a strong point of view when it comes to interiors.
Feb 14, 2023
Natalie Bogwalker Aims to Empower Women to Build and Grow
Design Changemakers 2023
Whether you fear buzzing power tools, you want to custom-build something but have no idea where to start, or you're fascinated by the idea of living off the grid, you should meet Natalie Bogwalker.
Feb 15, 2023
Stephanie Baptist Reimagined What an Art Gallery Could Be
Design Changemakers 2023
Medium Tings was born from Baptist’s focus on spatial design — how various elements live and interact in the same space, both creating and being influenced by the environment.
Feb 15, 2023
If You Like More Than One Design Style, Choose One for Each RoomDesign Ideas
Follow this design-savvy apartment dweller’s lead.
Feb 2, 2023
Why Transitional Design Is the Future, According to Shea McGee from Netflix’s “Dream Home Makeover”
Plus the trend she sees is coming back for 2023.
Jan 24, 2023
15 Homes That Prove Decorating Rentals Is Worth ItDesign Ideas
The changes that renters make to their rentals can be worth the happiness it brings them, even if it means painting it back to white at the end of the lease.
Jan 3, 2023
Paint Finishes: The Pros and Cons of Flat, Low Luster and GlossDesign Ideas
When painting, choosing the perfect color is only the first step. Picking the right paint finish is another key ingredient in determining how your final product will look and wear. How to choose? Read on to discover the pros and cons. Paint finishes come in three general categories: flat (or matte), low-luster (eggshell and satin) and gloss (or semigloss). Choosing between them is simply a matter of weighing your room conditions, need for durability, and personal taste.
Jan 2, 2023
This 2023 Trend Will Flip Indoor-Outdoor Living on Its HeadDesign Ideas
Indoor-outdoor living has become a tentpole of design over the past few years. But this year, designers predict a swap.
Jan 2, 2023
5 Design Trends from 2022 That Are Here to Stay for GoodDesign Ideas
Like the perfect pair of blue jeans or a classic cashmere sweater, the following decor styles and vibes topped the charts in 2022 and are showing no sign of slowing down as we head toward a new year.
Dec 26, 2022
This Stunning Decor Item Might Already Be Sitting in Your ClosetDesign Ideas
Instead of letting it collect dust in storage, consider using it to add a unique and personal decor touch in your home.
Dec 25, 2022
24 Style Trends from 2022 You Probably Already Have in Your Home
We’re betting that some — or even all — of the following have shown up in your home in one way or another in 2022.
Dec 24, 2022
If You Only Invest in One Decor Item for Your Home in 2023, Make it This OneDesign Ideas
Well, it's technically two things, but you can take your pick!
Dec 18, 2022
This Mid-Century Modern-Inspired Fireplace Has a SecretDesign Ideas
Can you guess what it is?
Dec 6, 2022
6 Home Decor DIY Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow NowDesign Ideas
For endless design inspiration!
Dec 5, 2022
These Are the 6 Trends to Say Goodbye to in 2023, According to DesignersDesign Ideas
Some of these might come as a surprise.
Dec 1, 2022
8 Places to Get Professional Decorating Advice for Zero Dollars
You don't even have to get off your sofa!
Nov 17, 2022
The 6 Stages of Emotion While Doing a January Cure AssignmentDesign Ideas
One of the very best parts of the Cure each January are the comment threads. This year is definitely no exception; you are all really creating a community and it’s super fun. Just check out this comment by Dulcibella from today’s assignment for a perfect example of how the Curers are making a little humor go a long way to help move the cleaning and organizing along: 1) Optimism – Day #5 What a great assignment!
Nov 3, 2022