April 2024

Interior design isn’t just for humans. There are better ways to incorporate your pet too

We love our furry pets and we adore everything about them — except how unsightly their pet supplies are in the house.

From food bowls to crates, cat towers to toys, our animals come with a lot of things to make life great for them. That doesn’t mean it needs to be ugly. There are ways to cater your interior design for your pets.

Sharon McCormick, of Sharon McCormick Design, had a number of suggestions about how to better incorporate your pet gear into your home. Think multiple uses such as a crate that is part of an end

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Watch Inside The Home Frank Lloyd Wright Designed For His Son | Unique Spaces

[serene music] [birds chirping]

When your father’s the most

celebrated architect in America,

the greatest gift he can give you is a house.

Frank Lloyd Wright designed this house

for his son David and daughter-in-law Gladys

using many of the same ideas

that he was building into the Guggenheim Museum.

Spirals are fascinating forms,

they can symbolize the infinite or longevity.

David and Gladys Wright, they both lived

to be more than 100-years-old.

At the David and Gladys Wright House,

the spiral really takes on a unique sense of longevity

as it moves from one generation, father,

to the next

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How Can You Have an Open Floor Plan But With More Privacy?

For years, open-concept floor plans have been one of the most sought-after features of home shoppers. This isn’t surprising, since eliminating walls can increase natural light and a feeling of airiness while accommodating better traffic flow and easier social interaction. However, during the pandemic, when families were stuck at home together, the desire for more walls and separation grew. 

So, are open floor plans in or out? While home dwellers yearn for more privacy, it seems they still want to maintain some of the benefits of an open layout. According to data from a Zillow research project, which analyzed 250

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Spring home expo set for this weekend

The 2024 Spring Home & Outdoor Living Expo is coming to SageNet Center at Expo Square Friday through Sunday and will include the latest in home and garden design options, as well as handcrafted products, giveaways and attractions for the whole family.

Now in its ninth year, the show will feature 300 booths and more than 50 categories of exhibitors, including outdoor living designers, sunroom builders, home security specialists, lawn and landscaping companies and more, according to show director Frank Sawyer.

“If it’s a home product or service, the expo will have it,” Sawyer

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AD Small Spaces: 8 original book storage ideas for a tiny home

Lily Sullivan, the brand consultant behind the newsletter “Love and Other Rugs,” is constantly rearranging the vintage furniture and beloved knickknacks in her 550-square-foot Brooklyn apartment. She has so many books that some always end up stacked neatly on her cork and chrome coffee table, where they look intentional and collected.

Build A Bookshelf-Dining Bench Hybrid

An antique Italian pendant from Barovier & Toso hangs above the dining area, which is accented with vintage Bertoia chairs from Knoll and vintage grain sacks found in London’s the Cloth Shop.

Banquettes are known for their ability to make the most

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35 Open Floor Plan Decorating Ideas Designers Love for Great Flow

Open floor plans are a staple in many homes, and for good reason. Rather than a closed floor plan with walls and doors separating each space, an open floor plan removes the barriers between two or more rooms, creating the appearance of a bigger space with a better flow of traffic.

These types of layouts also allow more natural light to travel through the home, provide flexibility with decorating, and make spaces more multifunctional.

To make the best use of the space, read on for 35 open floor plan ideas that you can try in your own home.

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These 18 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2024 Are Oprah-Approved: Beauty, Home Goods, Apparel and More

This Mother’s Day, we’re spoiling the special women in our lives with gifts that encourage them to treat themselves. And who better to recommend the best self-care products than Oprah Winfrey?

The cherished host and entertainment mogul has given us so many A+ recommendations throughout the decades with her Favorite Things lists full of the year’s most-wanted gifts. To help guide you as you check off the incredible women on your Mother’s Day 2024 shopping list, we’ve picked out some of our favorite Oprah-approved presents Mom will love. Plus, all of these gift ideas are available on

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How To Set Up a Home Bar: Liquor, Glassware and Tools You Need

Even if you’re not a big drinker, it’s worth taking the time to set up a home bar.

Why? “It shows that you care about people having a good time,” said Jessica Schuster, 38, an interior designer based in New York City. “I’m not a huge drinker myself, but I love to have a home bar, because I love to entertain.”

For clients with large homes, Ms. Schuster will often design glamorous built-in bars. But you don’t need a fancy dedicated space: It’s easy to set up a decent bar on just about any flat surface.

“You can always create

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Celebrity designer and Minnesota native Nate Berkus shares tips on making home spaces work for you

Home design, just like people, evolves through the years. Minnesota native and celebrity interior designer Nate Berkus is an expert at reimagining space for changing needs, whether that’s downsizing, moving or reimagining extra rooms as an empty nester.

“The story of what a successful interior communicates is who you are, who you’ve been, and who you aspire to be,” said Berkus, whose recent design partnerships include Amazon and PetSmart. We caught up with him on the phone from his home in New York, which he shares with husband and fellow interior design star Jeremiah Brent and their two young children.

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47 Industrial Living Room Ideas to Bring a City Loft to Your Home

Industrial design highlights raw, unfinished spaces with modern design elements that emphasize the beauty of exposed materials and structural elements, Diana George, the founder of DG Design Group, says.

“The style is all about reclaiming objects, architecture, and furniture that have their roots in commercial design—especially factories and offices—for residential purposes,” Adnan Anwar, the founder of Adnan Anwar Design, says.

Below, learn more about the key elements of industrial design while gathering tips from professional designers for embracing the look in your own home. You’ll also find 47 examples of well-designed industrial style living rooms of all shapes

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