DESIGN

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A Peek at Antiques | Know Your Classic Porcelain Styles & Patterns


There are few things more charming than walking into an antique store and seeing an array of porcelain serve ware in various prints, patterns and colors. This porcelain, collectively ...
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BOLD Is Back! | Color Trends for 2018

Springtime, with its first sights of lush green grass and vibrant blossoms, evokes feelings of hope for new things to come and change that leaves us whirring with enthusiasm. If ...
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Design, Defined | Midcentury Modern

At the end of World War II, troops returned home, and husbands and wives found themselves in need of rapid access to housing. This sudden surge caused a demand for ...
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Design Defined | Farmhouse Style

With its cozy charm and approachable aesthetic, farmhouse style has become increasingly popular in recent years. Exuding notes of simplicity and comfort with neutral color tones, antique pieces, and natural ...
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THE MAKING OF A MODERN KITCHEN | How Early 20Th Century Science Played A Role In Today’s Design


A wave of inventions brought many time-saving appliances to homes in the early 20th century. Electricity and gas ushered kitchens into the modern era; the icebox on the porch ...
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Towel Talk | Putting Together Your Towel Wardrobe

Too often, towels tend to be the unappreciated workhorse of the linen world. They are such a part of our daily lives that we often use them without much regard ...
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Reflect Your Style With Mirrors

Mirrors have been used in design for their beauty and practicality for centuries—one of the most famous examples being the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, France. Completed ...
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Double Duty | Home Office Becomes Holiday Guest Room

With more and more of us taking advantage of telecommuting opportunities, homes today often have a room set aside as a private office. It’s a smart and practical allocation of ...
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