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The Decorating 'Rule' Interior Designers Say It's Time To Break

OWN | Posted 02.06.2015 | OWN

From classic color combinations to functional furniture layouts, there are a few select "rules" at the foundation of every well-designed room. Most pr...

Color Spotlight: Eight Ways to Decorate With Green | Posted 01.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Traditionally speaking, green represents balance and harmony, growth and renewal. Because it's a dominant color found in nature, it's one of the easiest colors for the human eye to look upon and pairs well with nearly every color on the color wheel.

This Season, Say Goodbye to Your Messy Entryway For Good!

Hometalk | Posted 12.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

As the cooler season sweeps through your home, a neat entryway is usually the first room to go. Coats, gloves, scarves, hats - sometimes you're surprised you can make in through the front door with all that cold-weather couture blocking hallway traffic.

4 Homes With Major Storage That Looks Great

Houzz | Posted 10.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

A creative designer can hide storage in plain sight, but a bold interior designer brings it front and center. Many of us put a lot of thought into how we display our collections and organize our countertops, but what about how we store our less decorative items? See four homes that have mastered the art of storage.

10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio

Houzz | Posted 10.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

Been gazing out at your patio, wishing you could spruce up your hangout space? You don't need to spend a lot to make a big difference in the way your outdoor rooms look and feel.

10 Ideas for Easygoing Summer Parties

Houzz | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Home

Short on outdoor dining space? Hunt down a few sawhorses and top them with a length of board as big as you want your table to be. You can paint the board, cover it with a cloth or butcher paper, or leave it as is.

16 Ways to Get More from Your Small Backyard

Houzz | Posted 08.27.2014 | HuffPost Home

Big cities have a lot going for them, but spacious backyards aren't one of them. Designers in high-density places like San Francisco and New York have long dealt with getting homeowners the most bang for their buck.

Hottest Design Colors of 2014

GalTime | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

Oranges and yellows are obvious choices for a quick way to brighten up any room. While they are more popular for spring and summer, they can add some sunshine in the colder months, too! Dayton suggests using blood orange.

PHOTOS: You'll Never Guess What Inspired This Home Renovation

Jennifer Duneier | Posted 10.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Jennifer Duneier

After my close friend (and longtime client; let's call him "Jake") purchased his Upper East Side condo, he asked me to redesign it. Jake told me he wa...

Karl Lagerfeld X Welton London

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Emily Elyse Miller

This October Karl Lagerfeld will not only invade your closet but also your home. Lagerfeld has recently signed a licensing agreement with Welton London to capture the aroma of one of fashion's most iconic couture houses.

PHOTOS: 8 Industrial Chic Spaces We'd Love To Copy

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen factories and warehouses completely transformed into stunning loft homes. But even if you're space wasn't ever the site for manufacturing, ...

Simple & Inexpensive Tricks to Make Your Home Look Sophisticated

Ada Polla | Posted 07.20.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

This week, I share tips about European decor, featuring the advice of my friend and interior decorator Tom Landry, whose taste is completely in line with mine (he could be an adopted European, even though he is a New Orleanian).

Some Decor Is Better Left Outside Your Home

Tim Clarke | Posted 06.23.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tim Clarke

Traveling the world is great, but bringing your experience into your home may not be.

'Revenge' Has Me Reconsidering My Home's Interior Design

Kimberly Mulligan | Posted 12.01.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kimberly Mulligan

"Revenge" is fun to watch just to admire perfectly decorated dream homes.

Runway to Home Design: Mix Bold Prints in Any Space

Condiment | Posted 10.18.2012 | HuffPost Home

Fashion Week has officially kicked off this past week in New York, but while the runway is all about what to wear, it can also be a cool secret source...

They Left Corporate Life To Open Up A Winery

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

After more than 20 years in the software industry, Mark Nelson ventured in a new direction when he set off to open Ovid Winery in Northern-California ...

A 50's Home Gets A Modern Day New Look

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Kelley and Halston Brack knew exactly what they were looking for when they hired Soler Architecture and Jennifer Dyer of Jeneration Interiors to desig...

How A Gallerist Lives With Art

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's only natural for gallerist Francist Mill to incorporate plenty of art in his Berkeley, California home. Upon moving into his 1937 building, Mill ...

How Hotel Rooms Became "Home"

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Inspiration for our homes can come from all places, and right now our friends over at California Home + Design are looking to some of the Golden State...

The One Thing That Shouldn't Be In Your Home Is...

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Interior designer Madeline Stuart isn't exactly your typical decorator. After all, she's the daughter of Mel Stuart, the legendary director of the ori...

A Historic Home Gets A Very Unconventional Update

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Nothing is quite the way it should be in Jon and Carol Knorpp's home just outside of San Francisco. How so? None of the rooms in the 1885 Victorian ho...

A House With An Open...Bathroom?

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

From the outside, John and Kari Boiler's home in Manhattan Beach, California, definitely impresses, with its concrete and wood facade and bright orang...

11 Gifts That Will Make Any Hostess Happy

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Remember that line in the second "Sex And The City" movie where Carrie explains to a salesgirl that she's been "cheating on fashion with furniture"? I...

For This Stylish Home, Less Work Equals More Style

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to designing your own home, less planning might lead to great things. The proof: The Home of designer Wendy Schwartz who pretty much let...

PHOTOS: 14 Incredible Kitchens To Inspire You

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Kattalia | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

A kitchen can come in all shapes and sizes, but no matter what it's still the one place in the house where everyone seems to gravitate. Not just a pla...