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  • Six Unexpected Concrete Products

    Concrete is a durable, relatively affordable, and low-maintenance material. Although concrete is perhaps most commonly associated with forming the basis of large-scale infrastructure projects and structures, it’s also widely used in industrial design and furniture manufacturing, thanks to its versatility and ability to assume an array of geometries. The six products below demonstrate how designers

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  • How the ‘modern farmhouse’ look took over

    A decade ago the phrase “modern farmhouse” would perhaps have referred to a newly built actual farmhouse, but today it conjures a checklist of decor elements that add up to something a little bit country, a little bit industrial, and a whole lot of white paint. Shiplap paneling? Check. Reclaimed wood? Check. White walls and

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  • Smart Lighting: A Beginner’s Guide

    When it comes to smart home tech, the sheer breadth of products and integrations available can get overwhelming fast. An easy way to get started? Smart lighting. Setting up just one smart light bulb makes your home more controllable than before, and because bulbs are small and easy to change, they’re ideal for playing around with in rental apartments as well.

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  • Eleven Contemporary-and Traditional-Style Gas Fireplaces and Fire Pits

      While a “traditional-style” fireplace immediately conjures the image of a wood-burning hearth, it’s far from the only option available to builders and designers. Electric, propane, and natural gas-powered burners have enabled and inspired a new range of design options for in-home fire features. Contemporary fires are characterized by their stone, metal, or reflective glass

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  • CREATING THE PERFECT HOLISTIC HOME

    A wholesome home feels effortlessly complete from the walk up to the walk through. Holistic home design creates a seamless transition throughout the home by referencing exterior characteristics on the inside and vice-versa. Here are four ways to unify concepts from the inside out—creating a space homeowners will never want to leave. 1. Use a complementary color palette. Work

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  • 3 Design “Rules” You Don’t Need To Follow Anymore

    Paint small rooms white. Hang artwork at eye level on your walls. Don’t mix two large-scale patterns in the same space. Use decor of varying heights. When it comes to interior design, there are so many tips and warnings thrown around about furniture and decor that it can end up intimidating to trust your own sense

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