March 2019

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For multi-award-winning designer Nina Magon, "minimal" doesn't mean boring. Known for her modern aesthetic that balances bold high design with glamorous appeal and her viral Live Stylish Daily blog,…
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Figural faces from HK Living
Maison & Objet — the twice-yearly lifestyle show for decoration, design, furniture, accessories, textiles, fragrances and tableware — is one of the best trend-spotting events worldwide. At the…
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In many states across the U.S., homeowners can save nearly $160 annually by simply replacing a dozen standard 100-watt light bulbs with LED versions that also last 30 times longer and eat up 80…
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Ask any technophile (and for that matter many consumers) about the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — the annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association — and they’ll tell you that…
Smart Home Style
SMART Technology goes beyond lighting
Sharp Spaces Indoor spaces keep getting smarter and smarter with new introductions made to grow and adapt as lifestyles change. From the new smart furniture company, 37˚C Smart Home, comes a…
ART Overtown door credenza
The Overtown Door credenza from A.R.T. Furniture.
In casegoods, gray finishes rose up as the must-have neutral.   With a faux-stone finish, the Porter bookcase from Moe’s Home Collection is perfect for creating a custom display of favorite books…
With unique curves, finishes and designs, these ceiling fan blades steal the show.  New from Modern Forms, the Nirvana smart fan features curved blade designs in four finishes and a quiet DC motor…
MAK & CO. showroom
At MAK & CO. in Andover, MA, owners Lynn and John Makiej fill a restored mill with a unique mix of upholstered furniture, antiques, salvage pieces and custom items that clients can browse on their own or select as they work the showroom on design plans for their spaces.
In the fall of 2017, after working as an interior designer for eight years, Lynn Makiej opened the retail store MAK & CO. with husband, John, in Andover, MA, one of Boston’s northern suburbs. The…
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Our consumer research from last year found that when faced with a problem designing their homes, 46 percent of respondents said they go to YouTube for instructional videos. As the second largest…
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Consumers may make up the majority of your showroom sales, but you could be missing out on a key potential client base: interior designers. While designers often opt to shop directly from…
AphroChic Jeanine Hays Bryan Mason
Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason's new collection for Dounia Home celebrates Marrakech’s history and people.
When naming their new luxury lighting collection with Dounia Home, Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of AphroChic chose to honor the collection’s Moroccan roots: “Amur Akush,” the original name of…
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Embracing new adventures and taking risks can be exhilarating — and good for business. (Photo: Unsplash user Sammie Vasquez)
I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Diane Falvey, and it’s so nice to meet you. I’m also the new Editor-in-Chief of Furniture, Lighting & Decor. I’ve been in this industry for some time but this is…