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Interior trends, insights from design fairs, design and decorating tips, how to guides, home decorating trends and home decor related articles and editorials to help anyone become a better decorator and show their home the love it deserves.

A gorgeous entryway with white and black marble checker flooring and a stunning golden chandelier. Image by DelightFULL.

A Touch of Black in Interiors

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When everyone seems to be heading in one direction, I find myself going in another just to broaden my horizons. I think of it as a great exercise for keeping…

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Contemporary living room with organic inspirations with SEQUOIA center table, OREAS bold red sofa, and NAJ grey armchair. Image: Brabbu Design Forces.

How to Choose the Right Color Based on Natural Light Orientation

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One of the biggest ever questions I get from clients is about ‘which color should they choose.’ It is clearly a matter of great concern that comes with a load…

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An elegant outdoor setup with a rattan lounge chair and furniture looking lovely with a garden in the background. The suspension lampshade made of rattan designed by Tine K Home is that little detail that makes a difference. Image by Nedgis.

The Vintage Appeal of Rattan and Wicker Furniture

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If you ever had a dejavu then you might be able to relate to what I’m about to share with you. It’s been a while now that the rattan decor…

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A stunning dining space with Mid century furniture, a bare concrete accent wall and a statement pendant light over the dining table called Pearl. Image by Luxxu.

Decorating with Cement

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There is an undeniable quality to concrete that gives it a freshness in an edgy kind of way and therefore, decorating with cement can go a long way. I think…

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A beautiful vanity room made with handmade beige decorative Moroccan tiling. Image by G. Vega.

The Beauty of Handmade Tiles

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Just the other day, I received a direct message asking me among other things ‘What is the coolest design move other than color?‘ My reply was: ‘Lighting, wallpaper accents and…

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View of a stunning living space with a magnified blue green leafy accent wall as a background to a pattern print sofa. This image is from the stand of Poliform at the imm Cologne 2019 fair.

Best Highlights From the IMM Cologne 2019

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Just over two weeks ago, the first design fair of this year ended: imm Cologne 2019. This edition of the fair, set in dynamic mode the furnishing industry, attracting overseas…

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Highlights from the Maison et Objet 2019

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One of the biggest fairs in decoration and design for professionals, that takes place twice every year in Paris, is Maison Et Objet 2019 that ended just recently. It is one of…

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Another stunning Art Deco inspired wallcovering with green onyx looking details. The curvy green velvet sofa in front makes it all worthwhile. Image by MindTheGap.

On Style :: Art Deco Reinterpreted

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It was almost three months ago that I posted Interior Trends 2019, where I mentioned that Art Deco style is back again. However, as always, when a style makes a…

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Various contemporary rugs on display

Contemporary Handmade Rug Trends

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Domotex, the leading floor coverings trade fair is over, but you don’t have to visit that fair to know what’s trending in rugs. And believe me, the rug industry has…

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View of a chalet in a snowy landscape in Greece.

A Chalet in Greece :: Home Tour

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Over the years as George, my husband, and I head for the slopes for skiing and drive through some amazingly beautiful Greek countryside, we got the opportunity to see several…

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