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15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

Home Decorating

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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Two Bathrooms Transformed by Retro Tile

A space inspired by the 1930s.<p>The bold use of tilework in these two bathrooms may look original to the 1930s, but every square foot is all new. See how designer Madeline Stuart gave these completely-renovated bathrooms a vintage feel.

Interior Design

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Science Says You Should Leave Work At 2PM And Go For A Walk

According to a new book, changing your habits can help you improve at math and science, and achieve higher potential in all that you do.<p>As covered on …

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

Interior Design

Minty Interior Decors Showcasing A Soft Yet Vibrant Look

Mint or mint green is a very distinctive color which has a fresh vibe. However, it’s not very common in interior décor. What’s interesting about this …

18 Rooms with Breathtaking Views

Vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and, gardens.<p>Not only are these rooms impeccably decorated, they also feature vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and gardens.

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 …

Home Decorating

Ingenious Zipper Lets You Zip With One Hand

While creating an easier zipper for his sick uncle, one designer fixed the problem all of us have when zipping up.<p>I’m a grown man, and zippers can still be tough. Lining up the slider perfectly with the very bottom of a zipper is the simplest thing in the world. . .until something goes wrong. Maybe …


This two room apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, measures only 54m². Still it manages to look airy and light, mainly because of the typical …

3 (More) Reasons Why Everyone Will Need To Become An Entrepreneur

A while back, I wrote that in the future everyone will need to be prepared to become an entrepreneur. The other day someone asked me if I still believed that.<p>My answer, “Now, more than ever.” And then I ticked off these three reasons.<p>The first? You could lose your job.<p>If that happened a couple of …

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.

Home Decorating

A Hamptons Home in Red, White, and Vintage

A Hamptons house in red, white, and vintage.<p>Creating a wonderful, weathered home in Bridgehampton, New York, design consultant Ellen O'Neill showcases the softer side of red. She filled her rooms with Parisian flea market finds, bold patterned decor, and a restrained color palette. Check out the …

How to Achieve Stunning Scandinavian Décor

Scandinavian décor is becoming very popular for 2013/2014 home design. Here are tips on how to add it to your living space, infusing your home with …