Color is the most defining design element in a room. Colors can make a room appear cold and institutional or warm and inviting. (Shutterstock) Color is the most defining design element in a room. Colors can make a room appear cold and institutional or warm and inviting. Choosing colors for […]

Open-concept living spaces—like in this condo in the Blum building—offer different decorating challenges than formal living rooms did long ago. (Photo courtesy of Everhart Studio) The living room has historically been an over-decorated room used mainly to receive and impress visitors. This room was a status symbol for outside guests, […]

A media room is a welcome and desirable addition to many homes, but once you decide that you do want a media room, how to go about achieving your goal may seem elusive or complex. There are endless ways to design an effective media room, so the most important factor […]

A relaxation room is designed to imbue a sense of peace and tranquility, giving its visitors a mini vacation from the bustle of a busy or stressful day. Everything from the colors on the walls to the accessories in the room plays a role in creating this peaceful environment. Calming […]

Large rooms can feel cozier by separating them into smaller spaces with room dividers. This, however, is only one way you can incorporate room dividers into your home design. Not only are there a large variety of decorative room dividers to suit almost any decor, there are also many assorted […]

It’s harvest time and farmers are busy. Meanwhile, all this talk of people quitting the city for country life may create another potential harvest for rural dwellers and home hunters with a sense of adventure. The Irish countryside is awash with barns and sheds that may no longer be in […]