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In addition to parties, desserts, and decorations, the holiday season also brings about a special treat for design enthusiasts each year: Pantone’s Color of the Year. The authority on all things color, Pantone has been declaring its annual hue for more than 20 years, which never fails to inform everything from fashion to branding to home furnishings and decor. In other words, the color the company honors always becomes an instant trend, so it’s a great place to start if you’re looking to refresh your abode in the new year. 

Last year, Pantone gave the honors to the organic and vibrant hue, Living Coral, which was intended to represent the ocean coral reefs being threatened by climate change. This year, the company set its sights

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Small Business Saturday is always a great way to bring awareness (and money) to the countless small businesses that are boosting local economies, but it takes more than a day to keep the little guys afloat. If you love the idea of supporting small businesses throughout the holiday season but don’t have a ton of options in your area (or you don't want to brave the crowds of holiday shoppers), Pinterest now has you covered.

Once reserved solely for cataloging wants, needs, and inspiration, the site recently expanded its offerings, launching an online shop just in time for the holiday shopping mayhem. What’s particularly appealing about the Pinterest Shop is that, in addition to allowing you to get all your shopping done from the comfort of your couch, it

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From her heartwarming Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, to her bestselling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo has been making major waves in recent years, and for good reason. In a culture based on consumerism, Kondo’s philosophy, dubbed the KonMari Method, of simplifying, decluttering, and organizing our interiors to feel lighter and happier mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, has refreshed and inspired countless homes and the people that live in them. And her latest venture is likely to do the same. 

Kondo recently launched her very online own shop, KonMari, which features a ton of thoughtful items that are designed to enhance the home. That said, those who aren’t intimately familiar with

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Featured: Twinkly App-Controlled Christmas Lights

Holiday decorations, with all of their warm, sparkly, twinkly goodness, really set the tone for the season. It’s tough to drive down a street full of stellar decorations and feel anything but joy, and the same goes for an interior awash in the warm glow of twinkle lights. 

Given that holiday decor is basically the reason for the season, it’s no surprise that they’ve been getting smarter and smarter. These days, you can find a number of high-tech decorations that elevate the seasonal vibes all the while making your life easier through simple set-ups and schedules. 

So, if you’re ready to make your holiday smarter and easier, then check out our favorite high-tech decorations on the market right

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Rising to popularity in the early 20th century, bungalow-style homes are beloved for their simple, straightforward construction and breezy open floor plans. And while there are infinite ways to outfit an interior, if you’re lucky enough to call this historic architectural style home, then you might be looking for ways to decorate it that enhance its welcoming charm. 

The following tips are designed to maximize the style of a bungalow home and apply to a broad range of aesthetics, so they’re easy to incorporate no matter your unique design sensibility.  

 

Incorporate Light, Neutral Walls

Bungalow Architectural Interior Wall Colors
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The small size of bungalow homes means that busy wallpaper patterns and bright wall colors can quickly

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Whether you start counting down in July or you’re a little more Grinch-like, there’s no denying that the holidays are fully upon us. In addition to festive parties and all of the winter cocktails you can drink, for most of us, the holidays also mean finding the perfect gifts for friends, family, and colleagues. And anyone who’s given a gift before knows that it’s no easy task. Fortunately, Pinterest made it way easier.

The company rounded up some of its top trending gifts that users have been searching for in recent months, and many of them are concentrated in the home—particularly when it comes to items that promote interior wellness and relaxation. Given how crazy the world can feel right now, it’s no surprise that people

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If the idea of assembling a piece of furniture gives you chills, then you’ll love this innovative furniture collection. The new, Model 19 flat-pack furniture line by Nomad London was designed specifically with environmentally-conscious city dwellers in mind. 

Before we get into the genius of the line, though, it’s important to know the genius behind it. London architect Henning Stummel studied architecture and urbanism at ETH Zurich and Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, two schools that remain heavily influenced by the form-follows-function ideology of the Bauhaus movement. Henning opened his own practice, Henning Stummel Architects, where he applied Bauhaus ideology to many architectural designs before foraying into furniture design with Nomad

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With their steep, multi-gabled roofs, half-timber framing, and elaborate entryways, there’s nothing quite like the beautiful design of a Tudor-style home. At once elegant and down to earth, these homes are a favorite among architecture and history enthusiasts as the 15th-century style has endured for centuries, receiving fresh updates along the way.

If you’re fortunate enough to live in a Tudor home—or you hope to one day—then you may be curious about the ways you can style the interior to enhance the unique architectural features of these homes. 

From elevating wood details to creating color schemes that maximize the home’s style, the following tips will ensure the interior of your Tudor is just as stunning as the

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High Point Market had its fall trade show on October 19-23, and it gave a lot of insight into the interior trends you can expect to see a lot of during the winter months. If you’re not familiar with it, High Point Market is the largest furnishings trade show in the world, drawing 75,000 retail home buyers, interior designers, architects, and other industry professionals to High Point, North Carolina, for the show that takes place every six months. 

The market features over 12 million(!) square feet of show space and more than 2,000 exhibitors representing 100+ countries around the world. Part of the reason that the show’s so popular, other than the boundless new products it showcases, is that it’s a great

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In addition to October 31st being a day of costumes, trick or treating, and parties, it’s also the day that architect Zaha Hadid was born. Zaha Hadid was an Iraqi architect and the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, receiving the award in 2004. She also received the Stirling Prize, the UK’s most esteemed architectural award, in 2010 and 2011, and was the first woman to win the RIBA Gold Medal. 

Hadid was born in Baghdad in 1950 to her father, a wealthy, liberal industrialist, and her mother, an artist. The upper-class family took many trips to ancient Sumerian cities during Hadid’s childhood, which she has said sparked her interest in architecture. After attending boarding school in England and Switzerland,

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