Carleton Varney, interior designer known as Mr. Color, dies aged 85 – The New York Times | Dauktion

Carleton Varney, interior designer known as Mr. Color, dies aged 85 - The New York Times

Carleton Varney, the exuberant interior designer whose enthusiastic use of color in hotels, castles, palaces, and the living quarters of movie and theater kings — and one president — earned him the nickname Mr. Color, died July 14 in Palm Beach, Florida. He was 85. His son Sebastian confirmed death in a hospital but did … Read more

5 genius studio apartment ideas we learned on TikTok to add an opulent feel to small spaces – 21Oak | Dauktion

5 genius studio apartment ideas we learned on TikTok to add an opulent feel to small spaces - 21Oak

Designing a studio apartment so that it feels opulent while maintaining the functionality of the space can be difficult. You want to create a luxurious look without sacrificing valuable storage space or creating a design that makes the room feel stuffy and closed off. Because this can be a challenge for many renters, we turned … Read more

9 nature-inspired decorating tips to make your home a more relaxed place – Popular Science | Dauktion

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Decades of environmental psychological research tells us that everything around us is critical to our mental health, and nature plays a particularly important role in keeping us comfortable. Clinical studies suggest that natural light can significantly improve the health of patients with depression and anxiety. Similarly, crowded spaces raise cortisol levels in the body, leading … Read more

Organic Modern trend: how to embrace this warm look at home – Homes & Gardens | Dauktion

Organic Modern trend: how to embrace this warm look at home - Homes & Gardens

The Organic Modern trend has drawn social media attention in recent months, with natural elements taking over the otherwise minimalist modern spaces. Interior design trends It can often come and go, but the organic modern trend has a surprisingly long history that lends itself to the look’s effortlessly timeless appeal. This trend combines modern design … Read more

Five Fun (and Frugal!) Gift Ideas for Your Newly Engaged Friends – HerMoney | Dauktion

Five Fun (and Frugal!) Gift Ideas for Your Newly Engaged Friends - HerMoney

Need a present for your newly engaged friends? Here are budget-friendly experiences and other ideas perfect for newly engaged couples. Planning a thoughtful gift for the newly engaged couple can be downright frustrating when the couple in question doesn’t really need (or want) anything and giving them cash just doesn’t seem right. Maybe they’re minimalists … Read more

Jean-Louis Deniot reveals 18 home projects in latest Rizzoli volume – WWD | Dauktion

Jean-Louis Deniot reveals 18 home projects in latest Rizzoli volume - WWD

When Dior’s couturier Maria Grazia Chiuri recently told Pamela Golbin that a dress alone is important, “but the woman in the dress and in her environment makes the difference”, this observation stuck with her and shaped the approach to her latest book, ” Jean-Louis Deniot: Destinations.” “The home is a natural extension of fashion because … Read more

Pottery Barn’s New Accessible Home Line Includes ADA Compliant Furniture – Good Housekeeping | Dauktion

Pottery Barn's New Accessible Home Line Includes ADA Compliant Furniture - Good Housekeeping

From the dining room to the bedroom, small home updates can make a huge difference for people with disabilities. One in seven adults has a mobility impairment — and two in five adults over the age of 65, according to the CDC. Pottery Barn is revamping its best-selling home collections to make them more accessible … Read more