Brandon Smith

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How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

10 Color Combos You Never Thought Would Work

As a budding aesthete, I had the great misfortune of attending a high school whose team colors were blue and orange. It was bad enough seeing this …

Home Decorating

House Beautiful

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

10 Top Interior Designers Share Their Best Advice

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

8 Stylish Rugs Under $500

None of these sacrifice style or break the bank<p>The right 5' x 8' rug can make a statement in any room — and none of these sacrifice style or break the bank.

Design Bloggers Predict What Trends Will Be Hot in 2014

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The Top Bathrooms of 2013

Our favorite spaces this year.<p>This year in bathroom design, we saw a variety of styles from calm, nature-inspired spaces to glamorous, sparkling rooms. Here are the top spaces of 2013.

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

25 Amazing Things for 2014

Products, materials and services that made us look twice.<p>The world is teeming with incredible stuff. Here, our highly opinionated list of products, materials and services that made us look twice — and that we totally fell for.

12 Fresh Ideas for the New Year

5 Reasons Why Your Dining Room Chairs Don't Need to Match

5 rooms with mismatched seating.<p><b>1. Mismatched seating can still be glamourous, it's just a little more low-key.</b>Tour the romantic home by designer Windsor Smith<p><b>2. It makes the dining area one of the most inviting spots in the house.</b><p>See the beach cottage by designer Peter Dunham.<p><b>3. You can</b> …

Mix and Match 101

Interior Design

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

A Soulful Manhattan Apartment With Rich, Moody Color

Rooms with rich, moody color.<p>Inspired by galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, designer Alexander Doherty used muddled paint colors from Farrow & Ball to create rooms that brim with character and personality.

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

15 Organization Apps That Will Change Your Life

Create calm from the chaos in your phone, pantry, and beyond.<p>There's a reason they call it a smartphone. Take advantage of everything your device has to offer and get your to-do list under control with a few hardworking apps. Your old-school planner doesn't stand a chance.

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

8 Fast Decorating Fixes

8 designers share easy updates.<p>Need a quick revamp? Designers share their easy home updates and decorating ideas for spicing up your rooms.

A Chic California Beach House

A coastal getaway that sleeps 12.<p>Why let size cramp your style? Twelve can sleep comfortably in this dreamy 1,650-square-foot weekend house in coastal Marin County, California. For more decorating and decor ideas, read an interview with Erin Martin and Kim Dempster.

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

8 Cleaning Tricks for Keeping Your Kitchen Spotless

Tackle this much-used room's toughest spots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).<p>Tackle the tough spots on your countertops, floors, and pots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).

New-Build Penthouse in London Exuding Spontaneity and Colour

We’ve spotted an interesting penthouse in London (we’re more than sure that you will totally love it), located in a historic Edwardian building, near …

10 Easy Tips For Brightening The Darkest Rooms Of Your Interiors

While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and it’s sources of …