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45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

The Mysteries of Berkeley: A Literary Couple at Home

My friends Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon live in a shingled Berkeley Craftsman bungalow that reminds me of my days as the child of local …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate a Bookshelf?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about decorating bookshelves. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future</b> …

Ralph Lauren

Another list to bookmark for those upcoming baby showers --> Lauren's List: Baby Items I'm Glad I Bought & Ones I Wish I Hadn't!

12 Decorating Do's and Don'ts From Top Designers

No rules — but timeless, unforgettable advice. Twelve designers share their favorite words of wisdom.<p><b>Don't: Use White Decor If You Have Kids or Pets</b>"If you have pets or children, white rugs and upholstery are just not in the cards. People love the way they look but never realize that you have to …

Home Decorating

Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Learn how to arrange and decorate your bookcases to showcase your things.<p>Don't just fill your shelves. Color them, arrange them, decorate them, dress them, personalize them. The books you store on your shelves are just the beginning.

Home Decorating

10 Smart Ideas For Modern Kitchen Storage

Designing and fitting in storage spaces for all the things usually needed in the kitchen is no easy task. Lots of things need storage. For example, …

12 Office Organization Ideas for Your Most Productive Self

Banishing clutter will make deskwork that much easier.<p>Considering all of the time you spend at the <i>actual</i> office, your home office should serve as a respite. Employ a few tips and tricks to keep it organized, and you'll wish you could WFH all day, every day.

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

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Rooms beautifully curated. Like a gallery of treasures. Perfect pieces, exceptional art and all with restraint and sophistication. Modern and …

Gas Hob Protectors Are Like Tiny Bibs That Keep Your Stove Clean

Just like a kid eating a plate of spaghetti with meatballs, cooking makes a mess. So naturally, you need to put a bib on it. While you can't really cover your entire kitchen with a plastic tarp every time you cook -- though that would be the best solution -- you can at least cover your stovetop …

33 Awesome Scandinavian Balcony Designs

We’ve already told you about Scandinavian terrace designs but what if you live in a big city and don’t have a terrace – just a balcony? Then you …

Interior Design

Grow Your Own: a hydroponic DIY indoor growing system made from inexpensive IKEA parts --> Even before legalization, I just knew it was a matter of time before the techniques and tricks of the horticultural rockstars in the illicit drug world would start to become acceptable to traditional gardeners...

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Sale Shopping Guide: The Best Deals in Design, Week of January 27, 2014

Sales from 10-50% off at Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, Garnet Hill, and more.<p><b>This week's home design sales from around the web:</b><p>10% off sitewide at Ethan Allen.<br>• 10% off lighting and mirrors and 20-40% off furniture at Arhaus.<br>• 15% off bar cabinets and bar carts at Crate and Barrel (shown).<br>• 15% off sofas …

Slovakian Apartment Jazzed Up With LED Lighting by Rudolf Les?ák

An old devastating Slovakian apartment in Bratislava was the perfect challenge for architect <b>Rudolf Les?ák</b>, who managed to transform it into a …

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 …

Interior Design

The Scientific Sherlock Holmes - book review

After eagerly -- and enviously! -- reading people's reactions to Sherlock Holmes' third season now airing on television in both the UK and the USA, I just received word that my long-awaited pre-ordered DVDs of Benedict Cumberbatch's "Sherlock" are on the way! O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! I …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

Minimalist Apartment Interior Design With A Luxurious Touch

This next apartment we are going to show you is a dream come true for a collector of porcelain figurines. Situated in Moscow, Russia, the minimalist …

Flower House Featuring A Kitchen Countertop Which Doubles As A Floor

In the heart of a heritage neighborhood in Portugal, abutting historic semi-crumbling structures, arises the beautifully honest contemporary Flower …