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Kitchen Aid

business of home | July 12, 2017
App-controlled appliances transform the heart of the home into its power hub.  Ketra lighting Gone are the days of racing back home to check whether you left the stove on or arriving late to work because it took an eternity to brew that vital morning cup of coffee. Controlling life fro... By Taylor Barker

Q&A: What was your best (or worst) showhouse experience?

business of home | July 12, 2017
Dana Wolter Storm Trooper “Our April installation day at the Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Southeastern Designer Showhouse was a weather wipeout. Severe thunderstorms, flash floods, lightning, and washed-out roads were all on tap for us during our installation. We literally moved thousa... By Staff

Looking to get through the Showhouse front door?

business of home | July 12, 2017
Nazira Handal, director of special events and corporate partnerships at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, heads up the selection process for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House. Here, she shares what she looks for in designers: Nazira Handal 1 |  A Knockout Portfolio It comes down to ... By Staff

Show-Rumors

show-rumors | July 11, 2017
Forget the SPF, summer’s hottest openings will keep you shopping indoors. Avenue Road 8A in New York City Going West Martyn Lawrence Bullard opened his first namesake shop, located below his office in West Hollywood. The space showcases his licensed collections of fabric and wallpaper... By Staff

Full Service

business of home | July 10, 2017
Hospitality design has finally dumped the outdated and overplayed conventions of yore: ugly curtains, boring carpets and tired furnishings. The hottest hotels, restaurants and shops are getting the residential treatment and grabbing all the Insta-attention. But how easy is the leap from homefron... By Mieke ten Have

Office Drama

business of home | July 10, 2017
Drab conference rooms are over. Cubicles are so passé. Thanks to the intrepid waves of start-up culture, offices are now cool-kid territory. Could the workplace be the next frontier of groundbreaking design? A few enterprising creatives think so. Luna chairs from West Elm Workspace Off... By Mieke Ten Have

Stage Whisperers

business of home | July 6, 2017
As prices (and stakes) soar in the real estate market, staging has evolved from simple decluttering into a bona fide and competitive profession.  Leslie Whitlock Leslie Whitlock excuses himself for the third time during our phone interview. Holding his mobile away from his mouth, he s... By Jorge S. Arango

Cutting a Rug: Shag

business of home | July 6, 2017
Designers Mat Sanders and Estee Stanley get into the thick of it. Mat Sanders Mat Sanders Co-Founder and Creative Director, Consort Shag rugs are the feather boa of the home. They practically scream for guests to lighten up: “Kick off your shoes! Let down your hair! Plop your butt do... By Staff

The Scoop: Top Stories of the Season

business of home | July 6, 2017
Company mergers and expansions, movers and shakers, and cool collaborations contoured  the top half of this year., accentuating a time that’s rife with-and ready for-major change. We’ve scoped out the scene for you, gathering the top tidbits from Editor at Large’s latest news cycle. Lee Sil... By Staff

Feed Faves

business of home | July 5, 2017
Scroll through the season’s notable design moments. Festivities @chambernyc Inside “Domestic Appeal,” curator Matylda Krzykowski’s third show at Chamber @iamfm ​Fernando Mastrangelo’s GHOST collection debuted at Collective Design Fair Installations @francesfinds House of Hack... By Staff
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