Textiles, Plants and Fringe: How to Go Full-on Bohemian in Your Home

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It seems like every other magazine and catalog I’ve received is touting “new bohemian” style; I haven’t seen those words used so much since Edie Brickell & New Bohemians topped the charts with “What I Am” in 1988. Even the most buttoned-up brands like Great Britain’s Burberry and usually all-American Ralph Lauren celebrated boho-spirit throwbacks in new ways. Some hear … Read More

Designer Lookbook: Ryan White's Los Feliz Modern Makeover

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The mission was simple: Transform a run-down 1930s Los Feliz, CA craftsman into a modern-day dream home fit for a young family. Los Angeles interior designer Ryan White was up for the challenge, especially because he agreed with developers Jamie Davis and Jonathan Nash of W One Properties that the house should retain its old-fashioned charm. The design team: Jonathan Nash, Ryan … Read More

Spectacular Solariums and Sun Rooms Let in the Light

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Sun rooms, solariums, skylights – oh my! While the terminology can be confusing, these rooms designed to offer indoor sunbathing have similar qualities, and are great for any type of home environment. If your climate doesn’t offer year-round sun, you can still enjoy the outdoors by adding a sun room or solarium addition to your space. What’s the difference? A … Read More

Get Rich Quick: Decorating With Jewel Tones

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While we still love a neutral color palette and subtle accents, the design world is going crazy over rich jewel tones like emerald, sapphire, and fuchsia. Jewel tones are most often used as accents to a neutral color palette  in the form of an accent wall, a few throw pillows on the couch, or a brightly colored picture frame. In … Read More

How to Create a Floor Plan Before You Move Into Your New Home

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It is essential to create a floor plan for your new home BEFORE you move. Designing a floor plan is a to-do that is frequently overlooked. Not only is it the step that saves you money on moving day, it also transforms a new house into your new home. If you have a plan for where each piece of furniture … Read More

5 Ways to Show Your Home Some Love

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Editor’s note:  Love is in the air. Why not part with tradition and observe Valentine’s Day in a way that also involves your home?  After all, home is where the heart is. Sure, you could make reservations. But maybe the ultimate in romance is a candlelit evening at home. And those long-stemmed red roses have their appeal, but what about … Read More

Winning Spaces for Watching the Big Game

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Root, root, root for the home team – but do it in style. With a little design know-how and a lot of team spirit, these rooms offer sweet spots to watch the big game. Ready, set, hike! For the elegant football buff This media room is the epitome of game-day ready. With its relaxed seating, sound-proof walls, and large media center, … Read More

Get Hygge: Cozy Up to Scandinavian Simplicity

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The Danish trend hygge (pronounced “HOO-gah”) took the world by storm in 2016. Both a lifestyle and design trend, hygge is recognizable by its Scandinavian simplicity, modern decor, plush accents, and homey details. There is no literal translation of hygge into English – instead, the beauty of the word lies in its ability to be described in a multitude of … Read More

Before & After: A Palm Beach-Inspired Retreat

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Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to shy away from bright colors, playful patterns, and sun-drenched beach motifs. When our clients told us they wanted a master suite that embodied the sunny disposition of their favorite Miami beach spot, we were excited to get started. Inspired by the young family’s fun and upbeat personality, we threw caution to the … Read More