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Home Furnishings Hit a High Point Home Furnishings Hit a High Point

Textures, Illumination And Fabulous Seating Abound
The Fall Trendsetter Report from High Point Market is a wonderful overview of what’s in vogue in the world of home furnishings and accessories. We were inspired by its creative …

Walls Gone Wild Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends
By Cheryl Alexander
From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or …

Walls That Talk Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style
By Cheryl Alexander
Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering …

Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents Outstanding Bath Designers Show off Their Talents

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA
The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition demonstrated a flow of imaginative design solutions. Seven individuals were honored across the …

Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA Competition Honors Outstanding Professional Designers
More than 20 individuals were honored across six main kitchen and bath categories and six specialty categories in the 2017 NKBA Design Competitions. Entries were judged based on the …

What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring product fused together using a lamination process. This type of flooring can accurately simulate almost anything — wood, stone, even photographs or scans of anything imaginable …

Walls Gone Wild Walls Gone Wild

High-Impact Wallpaper Trends
By Cheryl Alexander
From floral to fauna, from bold to demure, from tropical to traditional, this season wallpapers are wild with prints, textures and colors. Whether your home makeover involves an entire room or …

The High Point of Your Home Decor The High Point of Your Home Decor

Show Off Your Decorating Flair With These Home Interior Trends
By Mara Soloway
The High Point Market is back with its home interiors prognostications for this Spring. This twice-yearly market held in North Carolina is full …

Home Furnishings are Going “Green” Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

Pantone’s 2017 Color Of The Year Evokes The Renewal That Comes In Spring
By Mara Soloway
Have you noticed an abundance of home furnishings in showrooms and interior design studios in a fresh shade of yellow-green? Here’s …

Walls That Talk Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style
By Cheryl Alexander
Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering …

Color Me Happy Color Me Happy

Using Paint To Create Your Home’s Mood
By Cheryl Alexander
More than simply a demonstration of your preferences in taste and style, home décor can have a psychological impact on your mood. Proponents of color psychology believe …

A Celebration of Individuality A Celebration of Individuality

The Rise Of White And Off-White Shades In Home Interiors
The first step many homeowners consider when designing a room is the color palette, and often times, they opt for hues that highlight their own distinct …

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2 What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2

The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends
By Mara Soloway
Just like the fashions we wear, home furnishings have new styles and trends. They start gaining notice and ultimately build momentum as trade show organizers (such as those …

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I

The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends
By Mara Soloway
Just like the fashions we wear, certain furniture and decorative pieces emerge as trends that highlight what is in vogue for the home. Often they are announced by …

A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use
By Rachel Potter
Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great …

Outstanding Bath Designers Outstanding Bath Designers

Winning Baths And Powder Rooms Make A Splash At NKBA
The winners of this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competiton show a steady stream of imaginative design solutions for challenges that included a badly …

Beauty Abounds in Winning Kitchen Designs Beauty Abounds in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA competition brings out the best
The winning kitchens of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition certainly prove that homeowners are moving these spaces from the utilitarian to become the hub of …

Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2 Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

More Ideas To Bring Beauty And  New Life Into Your Home
By Mara Soloway
Like designer Nate Berkus believes, your home should tell your story, not that of your decorator, trendsetters, friends or family. Our May issue …

Interior Updates that Inspire Interior Updates that Inspire

Make a difference inside your home with fixes large or small
By Mara Soloway
Our innate sensibilities tell us when the visual beauty of our interior settings needs improvement. Look around at yours. Are they ready for …

Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

Classic And Organic Shapes Mix With Pastel And Colorful Elements
By Mara Soloway
So many beautiful choices in home furnishings are available to homeowners this spring. Whether you plan to work with an interior design firm to …

Specialty Materials Add Interest and Vibrancy Specialty Materials Add Interest and Vibrancy

Fusion Of Attractive Pieces Brings Pizzazz To Your Home
By Mara Soloway
To make your home’s interior spaces be dynamic, balanced and infused with your individuality, think Spring. The interior furnishings that are part of this …

Decorate with Global Style Decorate with Global Style

Add impact with endless possibilities of color schemes and textiles from around the world
By Kate Smith
Whether you travel abroad or simply appreciate global style from the comfort of your own corner of the world, adapting …

Create Color Harmony in Your Home Create Color Harmony in Your Home

Color Expert Shares Her Tips For The Process
By Kate Smith
Selecting colors for your home is enjoyable when you understand a few basic principles of how color works. A bit of color know-how will allow you …

Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

Flair plus function shine in NKBA annual competition

Artfully Decorated with Accents Artfully Decorated with Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home
By Melanie Saxton
A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, …