decorating ideas

Chairs With a Strong Accent

Furniture that says, Hey, let’s break the living room!

March 18, 2021

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Kitchen Wisdom (From a Guy Who Really Knows)

Chef Spike Mendelsohn loves speed ovens and worries about sharp-edged pot racks.

January 28, 2021

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The Food’s Just a Footnote

It’s the extravagant table settings that are delicious at Hillwood Museum.

March 1, 2018

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Making Room for Americans

But not very much. A National Building Museum show explores micro apartments and other tiny living “solutions.”

November 11, 2017

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Thriving in a Tiny Space

We all want more, but the truth is (shhhh!) we can do with less.

October 18, 2017

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MacKenzie-Childs Comes to DC

Wondering how dizzy Alice in Wonderland felt? Drop by!

October 13, 2017

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DC Design House: Second Thoughts

For the designers, wide open spaces were a challenge.

October 5, 2017

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DC Design House Sept. 30-Oct. 29, 2017

This decorator show house is more than ever: more rooms, more grandeur, more ideas to steal.

September 27, 2017

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Indoor-Outdoor Charm All Year Round

This Bel Air, Maryland, home from the 1920s makes all the right moves.

September 6, 2017

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Will ‘Killer Coral’ Kill Coral?

Branch coral is a design motif that can withstand even toxins.

August 2, 2017

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New Mood for a Philadelphia Townhouse

Neutrals render this row house bright and airy.

July 12, 2017

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2017 Kips Bay Showhouse

As always, the Kips Bay decorator showhouse has lots of ideas.

May 6, 2017

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Powder-Room Party

These tiny rooms can be a place to try wild design ideas.

April 19, 2017

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Clutter-Free Kitchens–Wotta Concept!

There are ways to kick the clutter habit if you set up new protocols.

April 12, 2017

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Forecast: Frequent Showers

Here are a dozen ways to gain more privacy in the bathroom.

March 15, 2017

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Where to Put the Dishwasher?

Some of these tips are common sense, while a couple are eye-opening.

March 8, 2017

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Get Ready, Get Set, Get Organized!

Yes, it takes discipline, but these four tips are a start.

March 1, 2017

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Make Room for . . . Ironing?

It has to be done (sometimes) so why not make a place for it.

February 22, 2017

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