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Design insights, tips, interior tours & more to help anyone become a better decorator

A super stylish living space with a dining space in the background and a statement chandelier from DelightFull. This project was done by AD Dal Pozzo and H&A Associati in NYC. Image: DelightFULL.

Top Design Crimes

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In all my years in the design industry as a professional, I have worked for clients from many walks of life. Surprisingly though, they all had some common misconceptions about…

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A contemporary design hall with a table and chair from Karimoku. Image: Design Shanghai.

Circular Design :: A Window to Opportunity

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Humans have an amazing ability to innovate. This attribute is our window to opportunity for change, growth and ultimately happiness that supports well-being. Sounds a bit idyllic… Not really. If…

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A dark and moody earth toned living set with a brown cladding accent wall, two gorgeous leather armchairs and a round coffee table. Image: Martina Gemmola for Anaca Studio.

Decorating in Earth Tones

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Earth tones, deeply rooted in nature’s landscapes, have a soothing quality like no other. From my experience as a designer, people who opt for earth tones are people who are…

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The Jacob sofa. A beautiful blue velvet sofa with some edgy cures in a minimal contemporary setting. Image: Collector.

Decorating with Velvet

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Ok this is a bit funny, but I was named after a fabric – velvet. Yap! I’m quite certain that my parents never gave my name a second thought. I…

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An overall view of a exhibition room at Stockholm's design week 2020, known as the Sculptor's Residence. Image: Italianbark.

The Sculptor’s Residence

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The Sculptor’s Residence, located in an apartment in central Stockholm, was a tribute to the ateliers of great artists. It was also probably one of the most interesting exhibitions of…

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A bright and colorful contemporary living room with a distinct modern British flair. Designed by Zulufish. Image credit: Brabbu Design Forces.

The Anatomy of a Stylish Home : Decorating with Intention

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Truth be told, a stylish home is never an accidental or circumstantial outcome. Any stylish home that you may have seen, visited or lived in, is a product of a…

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A white kitchen with minimal furnishing and a Mediterranean feel to it.

Insights From the IMM Cologne 2020

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If there’s a motto for this year’s imm Cologne 2020, then that would be better living. The first furniture fair for this year that ended last week, attracted well over…

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A stylish Scandinavian chic bright bedroom with an eye-catching nightstand and beautiful linen bedding. Photo: Bambury.

Most Stylish Nightstand Ideas

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When it comes to pulling off a gorgeous bedroom design, then everything needs to be intentional. That of course includes your bedside table – or nightstand (however, you prefer it).…

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A modern living room with a striking color palette against a white backdrop. Image: Covet House/Sergey Krasyuk.

This Luxury Apartment in Moscow Is a Color Feast

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After this long holiday break, I hope everyone is feeling refreshed and ready to embark on a new decade, starting with a happy new 2020. Henceforth, it’s back to the…

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The Ike suspension lamp complimenting those neo-mint velvet armchairs with a blueberry toned accent wall in the background. WOW! Image by DelightFULL.

Interior Trends 2020 and Beyond

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Sustainability, mindfulness and inclusivity are the top three words that come to mind in describing the goals of the design industry for 2020 and beyond. Ultimately, they are the mega…

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