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  • Home-Office Decorating Flubs—and How to Fix Them

    We asked hundreds of pros where people typically go wrong when designing their residential workspaces—and pressed for smart solutions

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  • New Corporate-Office Design: No Ping-Pong, But Not Uptight

    Today’s standout workplaces, as evidenced by this Manhattan financial-services office, combine the best of conservative culture and startup loosey-goosiness.

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  • Renovation Strategies to Live at Home—Stylishly—Into Your 80s

    In interior design, ‘safe’ no longer equals ‘ugly.’ New ‘aging in place’ design elements and approaches are beautiful, or better, invisible.

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  • How Nostalgia Made Me Stop Hating My Mother’s China

    While her mother was alive, columnist Michelle Slatalla spurned her prized English Singapore Bird china. Today she scours the internet for replacements.

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  • Should You Decorate a Guest Room With Twin Beds?

    Some designers insist that twin beds are more chic and practical. Advocates of queens and kings strongly disagree. We argue both sides.

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  • The Cultish Home That Draws Fans of Americana Design

    A design writer soaks in the décor of Beauport—the 46-room Massachusetts summer home of a pioneering decorator that’s become an insider destination.

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  • 10 Decorators’ Best and Worst Buys

    Design professionals reveal the smartest décor purchases they’ve ever made (midcentury finds on Craigslist), and the most regrettable (a stinky ottoman). What you can learn from their admissions.

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  • If American Painter Edward Hopper Were a Florist

    Floral designer Lindsey Taylor captures the high-contrast sun and shadow in the American realist painter’s “The Lighthouse at Two Lights,” (1929).

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  • Do We Really Need to Watch TV in Nature?

    Backyard technology is taking off—from weatherproof TVs to entire outside kitchens and speakers that look like rocks. Are we spoiling our outdoors by rigging it like the indoors?

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  • Five Stairways Go From Dull to Dramatic

    Design pros detail how to easily make even unremarkable steps the kind that elicit a “your staircase is amazing!”

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  • A Portuguese Palace That’s a Tile Lover’s Dream Destination

    A frequent visitor to Portugal overcomes his conflicted relationship with the nation’s ubiquitous ceramics during a trip to Lisbon’s Palácio Fronteira.

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  • A 21st-Century Approach to a 19th-Century Townhouse

    We pit our assessment of an ultramodern interior design—set within a graceful old-world building—against the intentions of the team who installed it.

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  • A Totem Pole for Your Home? The Rise of ‘Spiritual’ Design

    Bring a bit of spiritual but not religious gravitas to your interior with a secular update on the totem poles of the past.

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  • The Return of Shag Carpet—Minus the Cocaine-Dealer Connotations

    The high-pile carpet, ostracized as tacky, hedonistic and uncleanable, is attracting new admirers in trimmer, well-groomed forms.

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  • Copy the Paint Colors of the Rich and Famous

    Once, only the wealthy could choose wall colors at whim. Now the same hues featured in these four famous room—color-matched by conservationists—are just a few brush strokes away

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  • Plant Swaps: The Cheap Way to Score Rare Houseplants

    From Chicago to Paris, amateur horticulturists are gathering at plant swaps to flesh out their Instagram-worthy collections—and possibly sprout a friendship or two.

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  • Kitchen Sinks Go Luxe: So Long Stainless Steel

    Refreshingly atypical—and beautiful—materials for kitchen basins are ousting drippy stainless steel and white porcelain.

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  • The Gentleman Cave: How to Create a Tastefully Macho Room

    Australian interior designer Greg Natale deconstructs a space he’s always found inspiring, a manly but sophisticated 1970s den in Madrid.

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  • Top 5 Outdoor Design Trends for Summer 2018

    Say so long to ‘Charlie Brown’ string lights for the yard, and hello to the new style of wicker. We polled over 100 designers and landscape architects to identify what’s in and out.

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  • The Big Decorating Mistake: Forgetting Your Hallways

    Maxing out passageways can make your whole house look better. Here, how designers are strengthening the ‘backbone” of the home with paint, wallpaper and strategic chic.

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  • 12 Decor Pros on Enviable Ways to Summerize Your Home

    A dozen design experts reminisce about the seasonal décor changeover at their folks’ houses—and share their current tricks.

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  • How to Build a Spectacular, Fragrant Fire

    Easy ways to elevate your backyard blaze with unusual colors and heady scents.

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  • A First-Time Homeowner Indulges a Love of Color

    After years of living in rentals with landlord-dictated white, a London photographer comes into her own with a defiantly vibrant palette.

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  • Colorful Fixtures (Finally) Return to Bathroom Design

    Pistachio-hued sinks and strawberry-colored bath tubs from fearless Paris designer India Mahdavi, plus ‘ambient’ wallpaper from artist and musician Brian Eno.

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  • Mother’s Day: How to Assemble a Truly Regal Breakfast Tray

    Nothing tells Mom she’s appreciated like a beautifully presented, if slightly burned, Mother’s Day meal. These elegant elements—from place mat to egg cup—will make her feel like queen for a day.

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