Rob Blackwell

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In Living Color: 21 Modern Ways to Decorate With Blue

Having the blues isn't always a bad thing. Just look at these awesome interiors. From Picasso's Blue Period and Yves Klein's invention of …

Home Decorating

A Glamorous Farmhouse in Southwest France by Studio Maclean

Back in 2003, London-based interior designer Jason Maclean and his business partner, Amanda Gillis, purchased an 1850s stone farm that was in a state …

8 Small Living Room Ideas That Will Maximize Your Space

Make the most of the space in your small living room with these furniture and decorating ideas<p>For many inhabitants of studio apartments and small homes, the question is not just how to make the living room furniture layout work; it's how to make it all work in a way that serves ten purposes while …

10 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Next to the kitchen, the living room is arguably the most important room in the home. True to its name, it's where <i>life</i> happens. It's where guests …

Home Decorating

An Essential Shopping Guide for Stylish Sofa Slipcovers

Oh, slipcovers. We really like the idea of you (protective, durable, great with kids and pets) but we wish we liked <i>you</i> more. That's from my one-woman …

Home Decorating

How to Hang a Picture Frame on Your First Try

Follow this golden rule for optimal artwork display<p>There are a million ways to decorate your home, which can be both a blessing and an overwhelming burden. So it’s a relief when we come across an actual scientific method for designing a part of the house, and it’s one that many people get wrong: …

Creative Ways to Rethink Your Living Room Layout

What does your living room look like right now? Many American living rooms are a bit like a miniature theater, with furniture arranged in an admiring …

Living Rooms

Breaking Up with White Walls: I'm Making Friends with Color

When we moved into our current house a couple of years ago, I painted everything white for two reasons. First, I'm a fan of Scandinavian-inspired …

Home Decorating

13 of the Most Plant-Packed Homes on Instagram

If you're regularly double tapping your way through Instagram, you've probably noticed that your feed has been filled with a little more greenery …

Designers Debate Sofas Vs. Sectionals

Which one makes sense for your space? Two decorators discuss<p>The living room is arguably one of the most important spaces in a home, the place you turn to whether you’re gathering for after-dinner cocktails or putting your feet up on a lazy Sunday morning. So it’s important to have seating that does …

25 Spaces That Perfectly Illustrate Beautiful Kitchen Organization

Yes, storage can actually be stunning.<p>Yes, storage can actually be stunning. In these rooms, open shelving, glass cabinets and savvy kitchen islands make for orderly and tasteful kitchens.

Kitchens

12 Charming Guest Bedrooms You'll Want to Recreate

01 of 13<p>Explore These Charming Guest Bedrooms<p>Being the perfect host starts with creating the perfect guest room. Even if you're short on space, going …

Interior Design

How to Display Art Without Hanging It

A solution for commitment phobes and serial re-arrangers alike<p>Put away your measuring tape, your hammer and nails, your fear of putting holes in your walls—it turns out that you don't have to hang your art at all. One of the most popular ways to display artwork these days requires far less …

Home Library Bookcase Ideas – So You Can Surround Yourself With Stories

A home library is not exactly a common feature but let’s not take things so literally. Don’t necessarily think of the home library as a separate room …

Interior Design