Victor Thornton

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6 Essential Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

If you're serious about your home bar, you should know how to make these six classic cocktails.<p>In a perfect world, we’d all move to London and live in the Chiltern Firehouse hotel. After a long day, we’d breeze home, where a white-jacketed bartender would slide us a deftly mixed Vesper (or …

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Todd Selby's Go-To Party Cocktail

It involves homemade ginger ale<p>Yesterday, photographer Todd Selby talked to us about his morning routine. (He's a tea guy.) Now, the man who turned his popular Edible Selby website into a book, called (guess?) <i>Edible Selby</i>, out soon, tells us how he pleases all when he throws parties: with ginger …

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50 Things to Drink This Summer

From Champagne cocktails to cold brew coffee, these are the season's best drinks<p><i>(Credit: Matt Duckor)</i><p><i>(Credit: Romulo Yanes)</i><p><i>(Credit: Gabriella Imperatori-Penn)</i><p><i>(Credit: Levi Brown)</i><p><i>(Credit: Levi Brown)</i><p><i>(Credit: Zach DeSart)</i><p><i>(Credit: Matt Duckor)</i><p><i>(Credit:Ashley Rodriguez)</i><p><i>(Credit: Ditte Isager)</i><p><i>(Credit:</i> …

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8 Ways to Incorporate the Chic Look of Chinoiserie into Your Home

The fanciful flair of Chinoiserie decor gained popularity during the French Rococo period and the court of Louis XV but remains just as relevant in …

Before & After: A Refreshed Bedroom Retreat

(Image credit: Fynes Designs)<p>It's all too common that the room that should be the most relaxing is the one that's the most chaotic- or just forgotten …

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9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen

I spent quite a few years cooking in a tiny New York City apartment kitchen, where storage space was at a serious premium. One of the many things it …

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Take a Bite Out of 24 Modern Dining Rooms

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Real World Studio & Die Small<p>You don’t need an expansive room to have a delicious dining experience. This simple table and chairs is …

How To Mix Scandinavian Designs With What You Already Have Inside

Scandinavian designs are clean, crisp and effortlessly comfortable. The term stems from when it was birthed in the 1950’s describing styles emerging …

An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey

What really makes whiskey taste like whiskey? If flavor truly just came down to a simple formula of distilling ratios of grains plus time spent in a barrel, then there wouldn’t be an infinite range of tastes, profiles and qualities. There’s a world of whiskey geekdom to explore, all of the finer …

The Only 8 Bar Accessories You Really Need

A few well-made basics can help serve up literally any cocktail.<p>Considering exactly how to stock your bar can really open up a can of worms. Do you buy separate glasses for red wine, white wine, and champagne? Do you really need those (super cute) Moscow mule mugs? Which cocktail utensils are …

An 1896 Victorian Kitchen Gets a Modern Update

This bright, airy design by Antonio Martins is a fresh departure from typical period design.<p>Located in San Francisco, California, this Victorian home had plenty of charm — including a great vintage stove that came with the building. For designer Antonio Martins, it became an important part of his …

8 Paint Colors That Will Make You Rethink White

The perfect white paint for every space.<p>The power of a white room is stunning—clean and crisp, the neutral palette adds a dose of instant chic to any home. With a never-ending array of undertones and finishes, finding the perfect white paint for your space can be a daunting task.<p>So what's the …

Tour a 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival House With Warmth and Romance

Timeless colors work their magic to refresh a 1920s house in Los Angeles.<p>Timeless colors work their magic to refresh a 1920s house in Los Angeles. Read the interview with Thomas Callaway.

Interior Design

6 Whiskey Drinks Every Millennial Should Know

The whiskey market is doing better than ever, and it’s mostly thanks to the shifting palates of millennial drinkers, according to reports from …

Upgrade Your Home With These 5 Investment Pieces

Ready to buy your first investment piece? Here are five places you won't go wrong.<p><b>1. Sofa</b><p>"The first investment piece for first-time homebuyers or younger people should always be the sofa," says interior designer Rhobin DelaCruz. You spend so much time in the living room, whether you're entertaining …

How to Make Our Best Buttermilk Pancakes

There's a skill to the perfect pancake. Here's how to master it.<p>We really like pancakes around here, and not just because they're a vehicle for butter and maple syrup. And while it's simple to open a box of pancake mix, we wanted to create a classic buttermilk pancake recipe so good and so easy …

Breakfast

Cheerful Manhattan Loft Unleashes Color and Deft Creativity

With a style of its own, a unique backdrop that gives homes an industrial heritage and a history that has been filled with artistic brilliance,</b> …

15 Modern Ways to Style Your Credenza

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but credenzas furniture are making it big in the interior design world lately. Originally a classic piece for the …

Dining Rooms

A Spanish-Style Home in San Francisco That Balances Function and Beauty

Right on the border of the Presidio and Marina in San Francisco live UI designers Sara (who also runs the blog Design Comb) and Rich Combs, and their …

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Apartment living that is relaxed yet sophisticated. Modern with a midcentury riff. Contemporary and stylish not at all stuffy. What’s not to love …

Contemporary Kitchen Cabinets For A Posh And sleek Finish

Are you ready for a kitchen renovation? Are you ready to take your traditional home and turn it into something more contemporary and chic? Well, …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

35 Chic Gray Rooms That Are Anything But Boring

This shade has more range than you think.<p>It's not just smoke and mirrors. Whether you're envisioning a slate-gray bedroom or adding a touch of silver to the bathroom, decorating with gray will enliven any space.

A Small, Elegant Manhattan Apartment in Blue

Glamour in bare-bones space.<p>Designer Kelly Giesen brought chic glamour to her bare-bones, 725-square-foot Manhattan apartment by adding elegant moldings, French doors, sparkling mirror, and a fresh blue and white palette.

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

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There is nothing I like more than a mixture of rustic and modern styles….so I am totally enamoured with this 112 year old renovated home in Toronto …

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 …