From the Home editor: Looking for ways to refresh your home? This issue is packed with ideas | Home-spring-2024

The moment our Christmas tree comes down, there are two things I want to do — run the vacuum and buy fresh flowers. Without all the fluff of the holidays, our house feels barren and — if I am being honest — a bit depressing. But those flowers do the trick every time. That, my friends, is the power of design. Whether it is a cheerful grouping of fresh flowers, new pillows or even fresh bedding, these elements of design can lift our moods and give our home a fresh look. 

Now that spring is in full swing, you too

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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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Interior Design Service Havenly Acquires Home Decor Brand The Citizenry

A view of a beautiful living room with white furniture and wooden accents.


Leading online interior design service, Havenly, announced the acquisition of home decor brand The Citizenry; The Citizenry joins Interior Define and The Inside as part of the Havenly family of brands. This acquisition—as well as the brand’s rapid expansion—is indicative of Havenly’s desire to expand its offerings to appeal to a digital-first clientele.

Havenly is one of the best interior design services, simply for its cost-effectiveness, hands-off and digital-first approach to home design, and tailored, personalized decor suggestions. We reviewed Havenly: the company has successfully transformed the concept of interior design by making it more accessible

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8 Chic Decorating Ideas We’re Bookmarking From Sarah Sherman Samuel’s Showhouse

After ascending to interior design stardom on social media, amassing a celebrity-studded client list, and producing extensive collections of nearly every home product you can think of, it’s hard to imagine anything Sarah Sherman Samuel hasn’t done. But when the vacant lot adjacent to her Grand Rapids, Michigan, home went on the market, she was presented with not one, but two, entirely new opportunities: For the first time since founding her eponymous interior design firm in 2014, Sherman Samuel became her own client as she designed a home from the ground up.

This exercise evolved into a four-bedroom showhouse that

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Business Spotlight: Jackson Design & Remodeling forecasts top design trends for 2024

Jackson Design & Remodeling’s award-winning designers and architects have revealed their annual list of the top trends for the new year, expecting that 2024 home designs will be inspired by staycations, dream destinations and a warmer take on minimalism.

Joy and positivity are making an impression with imaginative combinations of style, texture, pattern and color.

“Relaxing home design that balances simplicity and luxury with the calming influence of greenery and the tranquility of a Bali retreat will continue to gain in popularity in 2024,” according to Jackson Design & Remodeling senior interior designer Jen

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Qantas’ Airbus A220 Tells a Story Through Aboriginal Art

Qantas has unveiled the livery of its first QantasLink Airbus A220, which will be the sixth aircraft to feature in its Flying Art Series when it comes into service as part of the group’s domestic fleet renewal program.

The QantasLink A220 livery at the Airbus facility in Canda.
Credit: Qantas

The aircraft features the Aboriginal artwork of senior Pitjantjatjara artist, Maringka Baker, and tells the ‘dreaming story of two sisters who traverse remote Australia together, covering vast distances to find their way home,’ according to a release from the carrier.

Qantas has worked with Indigenous Australian design agency, Balarinji on the fuselage design for all of its aircrafts featured in

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Dish and Design celebrates food, drink, autumn decor and ‘witchy vibes’

Attendees and presenters at the autumn edition of Homestyle’s Dish and Design event wrapped their collective arms around the fall season with an evening of on-trend design ideas and comforting food and cocktails.

The more than 130 guests at Wednesday’s sold-out event streamed into the Great Lakes Culinary Center in Southfield, where the staff served wine, beer and a special sangria, plus an array of appetizers. The seasonal spread included dips, a vegetable pasta salad, curry carrots with hummus and a decadent s’mores dip with graham crackers.

After a welcome introduction from host, Detroit News editor and Homestyle columnist Maureen

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12 Mirror Decor Ideas to Enhance Your Space

Because mirrors aren’t just for bathrooms and vanities.

Things like paint, hardware, and lighting may be integral parts of a room’s decor scheme, but it’s the decorative elements that really help bring your design to life. While there are many ways to accessorize a room, there are certain pieces pros turn to time and time again to bring both function and beauty to a space. One such item? Mirrors.

<p>Photo by Julie Soefer for Chandos Collective</p>

Photo by Julie Soefer for Chandos Collective

Available in nearly endless shapes and styles, mirrors have the ability to lighten and brighten any space, as well as increase a

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This designer’s genius ideas to make your home appeal to all your senses will change how you decorate forever

 a modern dining room in neutral tones

a modern dining room in neutral tones

Whether you’re looking for inspiration online, or flicking through a glossy interiors magazine, the way we consume interior design content makes it largely a visual medium. However, when you’re actually experiencing your home, it’s about so much more than sight alone.

Touch, hearing, smell – they all have a role in how our brains decipher a space and how our homes make us feel. It’s an idea that’s the backbone of an interiors movement often referred to as sensory design. ‘A sensory approach to interior design combines materials, colors, fragrances and sounds to

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2023 is all about entertaining at home

WOW!house 2023 home bar by Tala Fustok (James McDonald)

WOW!house 2023 home bar by Tala Fustok (James McDonald)

Home bars were a breakout trend during lockdown when going out wasn’t an option,” says Jen Nash, the senior design lead at Magnet, a British kitchen company. “But now,” she continues, “as people look to adjust spending habits and lifestyle behaviours in response to the cost of living crisis, we’re seeing the home bar trend return.”

For many, the home is increasingly functioning as a place for socialising, and the design community is responding to this trend. So, cue the new phrase being bandied around by interior designers:

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