Some people enjoy the look and feel of sleek, modern furniture, while others keep to the classics. However, most homes are a blend of old, new and repurposed furniture that reflects their residents. Here are some ways to seamlessly blend elements into a cohesive space.
For more than 2,500 years, nomads and villagers in the Far East have used Oriental rugs for warmth and beauty. More recently, they have graced homes in the West with their art and luxury. Oriental rugs go with any décor and when properly maintained, last for generations. Here is some advice to help you choose your Oriental rug.
More often than not, older homes and small bathrooms are synonymous. Through creative redesigning, however, you can achieve a dramatically different space. The above photo shows examples of the following.
One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is host a dinner party for family and friends. So that everyone enjoys the evening, including me, I like to choose food and table settings that are delicious and gorgeous but also are easy to execute. Remember the three Ls to make your holiday table unforgettable.
An older home built in any well-defined style — from Victorian to Craftsman to Mid-Century Modern — offers the owner many opportunities to make the residence shine again. Using original stylistic elements can provide authenticity to the project. Here are a few tips for approaching the makeover — whether a room or a whole house — and keeping it focused.
Aerin Lauder’s first book, Beauty at Home, is filled with memories of her grandmother, Estée. It reveals her style approach in her Manhattan residence, Hamptons home and Madison Avenue office. Here are some excerpts showcasing her décor aesthetic that may help you add comfort and elegance in your own home.