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“Queer Eye” designer Bobby Berk isn’t afraid of going bold, and this kitchen in the Vista Santa Fe community in San Diego is no exception. See how Berk layers textures to create a space that feels… more
Branding. It’s what differentiates one company from the next. It’s also what connects us to our customers. “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room,” says Amazon's… more
When a Texas couple planned to adopt a baby, they needed a nursery that was as comfortable as it was functional. Designer Kristi Hopper created this neutral-yet-playful space that pairs muted colors… more
Whether you are an independent interior designer, or you head a small firm, you want to increase your design revenues. Often you make it much more complicated than it needs to be. Money loves… more
As we close our November issue and ramp up for High Point Market this week, there's so much to do, and we're running a little crazy. We're so excited for what's coming next week that we really don't… more
Nurseries are the sweetest spaces to design, and there’s lately been a radical departure from the typical inspiration that’s always been front and center. Whether you're outfitting a soft, neutral… more
Who says sandy hues have to be dull? We’re giving grit a whole new look with the creamy appeal of Sahara Oasis. Elevating an atmosphere that may otherwise seem rugged or abrasive, this sorbet orange… more
I have just come back from a trip to Holland and I must say that the bathrooms and the public restrooms were not only spotless, they were also quite beautiful.  Every public bathroom, whether in the… more
Michael Caradine is a founder and Principal of Adrian Caradine Contract Design Inc. with over 35 years of experience designing and managing hospitality projects. His talents are enriched by interests… more
What happens when two globe-trotting journalists decide to start a business of their own in licensed product design? Madcap Cottage, that’s what. With backgrounds in interior and graphic design (John… more
At Las Vegas Market last month, I had the privilege of attending the CEO Summit, which offered an opportunity to learn about external factors affecting our industries as well as actionable strategies… more
High Point Market is the largest home furnishings market in the world, but that’s not the reason you want to go. In fact, what I’m telling you here applies to every design market whether it’s High… more
The great news about home furnishings is that for every home built, every home renovation completed, every move made, and every family addition whether a baby, young adults, or seniors moving in,… more
Get your caffeine fix with our latest Color Crush, Iced Macchiato! A new spin on trending warm neutrals, Iced Macchiato brings us a refreshing sense of natural delight. Inspired by the delicious… more
During the day I had passed by Rothy’s shoe store, located in the Upper Fillmore shopping district of San Francisco, many times. They manufacture a line of fashionable shoes made from recycled… more
It recently occurred what my second favorite day of the year is (after Thanksgiving). It’s not my birthday or even Christmas. It is the day after we move the clocks back for daylight saving time. On… more
With an interior design career spanning nearly 40 years, Leigh Jones, Principal Designer at home furnishings retailer The Very Thing, specializes in comfortable luxury. Here she designed a bright and… more
I love it when an issue comes together. Not when the pages head to the printer (although that’s always a good feeling), but when the realization hits that the stories we’ve written, diverse as they… more