Month: July 2020

8 Mid-Century Modern Decor & Style Ideas

If it wasn’t obvious from all the pastel pink sofas and Danish sideboards lingering on your newsfeeds, midcentury-modern decor is still having a moment. Although sleek and timeless, the style can quickly monopolize a room (or make it appear dated) if it isn’t executed with care. The key to making the aesthetic look decidedly non–Brady Bunch is understanding its history and creating an effortlessly modern mix. New to the style but love the look? Learn all about it and get tips from the experts on how to add a Mad Men vibe to your space with midcentury-modern decor.

What is midcentury design?

The movement spanned from about 1933 to 1965 and included architecture as well as industrial, interior, and graphic design. Designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia, Arne Jacobsen, and George Nelson created iconic furniture and lighting that are still highly coveted. The architectural style, seen

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75 Beautiful Kitchen Pictures & Ideas – July, 2020

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18 Genius Wall Decor Ideas | HGTV’s Decorating & Design Blog

So, you recently moved into a new place, and you finally have your furniture arranged exactly how you want it. You placed your decorative accents and hung the few pieces of art you own. But every time you sit down to relax on the sofa, those big, blank walls taunt you with their unforgivable boringness. “I need decor! I need decor!” they cry. So, you flip on the TV and drown them out with an episode of House Hunters.

We’ve all been there. Blank walls can be a total headache when you don’t have time, funds or ideas — but they certainly don’t have to be. I’ve rounded up some wall decor ideas for every type of person: the DIY decorator, total trendsetter, penny pincher, plant person, vintage visionary, focused functionalist and salvaging soul. Scroll through, pick your favorites and show your walls who’s boss.

FOR THE DIY DECORATOR

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The Worst, Most Expensive Decorating Mistakes Designers Won’t Make Again

Let’s face it: Some lessons in life are learned the hard way. Often, making a mistake is the best way to figure out what not to do in the future. When the stakes are high and the outcome is costly, you tend to remember an experience and grow from it, with the hope (in theory) that you’ll never repeat it again.

Well, this same sentiment applies to decorating your home. Seemingly trivial design decisions can turn into expensive issues fast—and often, these things could have been avoided with a little bit of planning, prep, or research. Curious about what rookie mistakes might cost you major moolah in the long run? Here, a handful of interior designers are sharing their insight on the pricey decorating mistakes they’ve made in the past. Hopefully, you can vicariously learn through them—I know I will!

1. Not checking out big-ticket furniture items in person

It

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design archives | designboom | architecture & design magazine

discover the font of your favorite brand with FontInLogo

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from netflix to nike, uber to ikea, the platform developed by azwedo demystifies some of the most instantly-recognizable brands.

from netflix to nike, uber to ikea, the platform developed by azwedo demystifies some of the most instantly-recognizable brands.

‘animate’ technology kit brings children’s dream robots to life

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with ‘animate’ kit by studio fantasio, children can craft cardboard robots and breathe life into them with the help of electronics.

with ‘animate’ kit by studio fantasio, children can craft cardboard robots and breathe life into them with the help of electronics.

driven by experimentation, NIKE ISPA is a bold approach to functional design

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NIKE infused bold silhouettes with functional design, resulting in street-smart style that’s fully equipped to conquer the built environment.

NIKE infused bold silhouettes with functional design, resulting in

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Design – CNN Style

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SR-71 Blackbird: The Cold War spy plane that’s still the world’s fastest airplane
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Step inside Latin superstar J Balvin’s luxury homes in Colombia
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Worried about dining out? Pharrell Williams’ creative brand has designed a coronavirus cutlery set
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We asked Black artists from Mississippi to design a new state flag
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Designer reimagines planes and ships as giant planters in plea to ‘slow down’ energy use
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‘It looks like a virus’: Australia’s new trade logo proves controversial
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Milton Glaser, designer of ‘I ♥ NY’ logo and Bob Dylan poster, dies at 91
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Design competition to tackle coronavirus announces winners
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How lavender became a symbol of LGBTQ resistance
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They’re weaving their culture into the fabrics of their face masks
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Lockdown art will be turned into murals in the United Arab Emirates
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Giant 3D wave sweeps over Seoul’s Gangnam District
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Pac-Man
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Design Ideas

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Modsy’s Design Ideas gallery is the easiest way to get interior design inspiration for a living room, dining room, bedroom, office, or any room in the house! With designs of spaces in every style, color combination, and aesthetic, there is no shortage of beautiful imagery to spark your imagination.

Design Ideas by room

Are you designing or dreaming of making over a specific room in your home? Check out our stylists favorite Design Ideas by room! If you have a living room with a fireplace that you’re unsure how to style, a bedroom with awkwardly low ceilings that baffle you, or a dining room that needs to be both a dining room and office, we have beautiful designs with solutions and tips for you below. However, if you also just want to scroll through a beautiful stream of designs, check out our nurseries and kids’ rooms! We love

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New Interior Decoration Trends 2020

In each season we look to give the decoration of our home certain details that will transform it, as well as the seasons, so decorators and designers around the world, show us the trends in decoration that they are imposing in order to beautify our living spaces.

And as it is now close to the end of 2019, now we can already know what are the new trends in decoration for 2020. Ready to meet them?

Main objective in the decoration during 2020:

The proposals that we will see in the interiors during the next year, seek a common goal: to give the house a comfortable look and inspired by nature.

  • This, because in trends to decorate homes reign materials such as wood and lots of vegetation, so it will also be a bright decoration, as metals like silver, gold, come with force.
  • As we mentioned, the common goal to
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40 Breathtaking Backyard Ideas – Outdoor Space Design Inspiration

modern white house with pool

Nicole Hollis Studio

As much as I love to get cozy in the living room and lounge around in bed, a backyard is the true sanctuary—especially if it’s prepped with all the right backyard bells and whistles. Indeed, your outdoor space can just as inviting, comfortable, and stylish as your interiors, but it also offers fresh air and nature. So it’s the best of both worlds. From manicured landscapes to stately patios and paradise-status pools, get ready for some al fresco bliss with these 40 backyard ideas to help you get yours in shape for summer. And make sure you bookmark your favorites so you can bring them to life at home.

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Reflect the Home’s Architecture

Whether you’re starting a project from the ground up or you’re adding in a swimming pool to your backyard, make sure it’s consistent with the style of

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Home Decorating Trends 2020 – House Beautiful Next Wave Designer Trends

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The 2010s are coming to an end, so stash the succulents and farmhouse decor—it’s time to usher in a new decade of design. To find out just what that’ll look like, we asked our House Beautiful Next Wave designers to tell us what trends they’re ready to embrace in 2020, from bold hues and hand-crafted accents to throwback details and classical motifs.

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Over-the-Top Window Treatments

Grab your chintz balloon shades—the ’80s are back. Or at least the preference for ornate window treatments are. “We’re doing a lot more fancy curtains than in the past,” says Jared Hughes, who is a fan of cornices and decorative lambrequins (like the ones he used this sitting room). “It’s a great look in neutrals or solids to give you an interesting feel and pairs well with more clean-lined pieces.”

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Home Silks Hampton

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