Susan Gagneaux

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Romantic Minimalism in the Great Barrier Reef

Solis, by Renato D’Ettorre Architects, won the top award for houses – the Robin Dods Award for Residential Architecture.<p>The superb and dreamlike …

Minimal + Vintage in Brooklyn

Rima Brindamour runs bkstyled a blog about Brooklyn design. She moved into her Clinton Hill apartment in June 2012 and since then has been working to …

Our latest gift guide: Uniquely Wonderful: Handmade & Vintage Gifts from Etsy Your girlfriend (or boyfriend, BFF, Mom, etc) is the absolute best! They're uniquely wonderful and deserve a present that is just as out of the ordinary as they are. I went to Etsy, the source of all things handmade and vintage to source some extra special goodies that just might be perfect for that perfectly perfect person on your list...

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.

One Minute Tip: Three Ways to Get Organized for a Holiday Party with Amelia Meena

<i>Three Ways to Better Organize Your Holiday Party:</i><p><b>1. Make a Schedule of Events:</b> If you make a rough timeline of how you'd like the evening to …

Top 10 Decorating Pins of 2013

Rooms worth a repin.<p>The year's best swoon-inducing rooms from us, <i>Veranda</i>, and <i>Elle Decor</i>, which garnered hundreds of your repins. Seeking fresh ideas for 2014? Peruse our Pinterest board devoted to inspiring spaces.

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Design Dilemma: Making the Most of a Small Bedroom

Yes, tight bedrooms can sometimes feel frustrating, but they can also be an opportunity. Here’s the chance to create a restful, peaceful space, …

How to Secretly Arrange Furniture Around the TV

Let’s face it. It is no secret, really. We’ve all got them. Televisions, I mean. For most of us, our lives don’t revolve around the black rectangular …

Living Rooms

Budget Before & After: 1980s Kitchen Ditches Its Dated Past --> This kitchen is a great example of small changes making a large impact. A few cosmetic tweaks later, it feels instantly updated.

Read 'em and weep! Tell Us: What's Your Biggest Kitchen Design Mistake?

35 Stocking Stuffers for the Most Fun Christmas Morning

Because good things come in small packages.<p>Fill your family's stockings with a bunch of sweet surprises. These cute picks include something for everyone on your list.

3 Easy Holiday Ideas for Your Front Porch

Give guests a warm welcome using these simple yet beautiful ways to decorate the outside of your home in style<p><b>1. Use Symmetry</b>Stand potted bay trees either side of your front door and entwine outdoor fairy lights through the shrubbery. The bay trees will create a smart entrance all year round once …

Today's House Call: Hope writes: Our house is an Eichler and has classic Mid Century Modern lines, but our personal style is more bohemian/eclectic, and I think we've done a good job at marrying the two styles.

9 Home Accessories Shopkeepers are Buying in 2014

What the best shopkeepers are eyeing.<p>Always on the hunt, the best shopkeepers see it all. Here's what some of them are eyeing for themselves in the new year

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It’s probably too late in the year. It is probably too cold. Snow may have fallen and the trees are more than likely bare by now but next year… next …

A Home Straight Out of a Modern Day Fairy Tale

Tour a fantastical New York apartment.<p>To conjure up an a whimsical, enchanted-forest look for a prewar Greenwich Village apartment, designer Fawn Galli chose a minty green color scheme, lightened the floors, and played with furniture scale. For more decorating ideas, read an interview with the …

A New York Apartment with Amazing Modern Art and Stunning Details

Fluted walls, textured floors, and more.<p>Fluted walls, textured floors, and the most comfortable sofa — the secret to Phoebe and James Howard's stunning design is all in the details.

Unique Christmas Decor Ideas for an Unforgettable Holiday

Love design? So do we! That’s why each holiday season, we at Decoist eagerly await the seasonal avalanche of festive ideas that will inevitably hit …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

Interior Design

7 Tips for Decorating With Texture

Designer Laura Day says a variety of surfaces and layering is key to making any room more interesting. Get the tips on adding texture into your home design.<p><b>1. Decide on a Look</b><p>If you want a cozy look and feel, choose wood, plush fabrics, woven surfaces, and natural fabrics for the floors and …