Style Room

An Emphasis on Harmony Makes This All-Black Bedroom Sing

Designer, author, photographer, and self-proclaimed “vintage vulture” Dabito is known across theinternet for his bold use of color and eclectic maximalism. The former flight attendant, who spent years honing his styling skills, feels that formal design training is not a … Continue reading

How to Turn Your Bathroom into the Ultimate Break Room

Celebrity interior designer and Queer Eye home expert Bobby Berk firmly believes the bathroom should function as a break room, emphasizing mindful design in an often-limited space. In Right at Home: How Good Design Is Good for the Mind (Clarkson … Continue reading

A Joyful Living Space Bursting with Color and Pattern

When it comes to interiors, visual and tactile elements—like an unexpected pop of color, the look and feel of a particular wood grain, or an exquisitely textured fabric—are often the most notable aspects of a well-designed space. Interior designer Amanda … Continue reading

Vivid Victorian

At first, the concept of a modern Victorian home appears contradictory: how can the rigid architecture and overstuffed design of the Victorian house mesh with contemporary open floor plans and integrated spaces? In Victorian Modern (Thames and Hudson, July 2023), … Continue reading

Playing the Part

In The Elegant Life: Rooms That Welcome and Inspire (Rizzoli, 2022), interior design heavyweight Alex Papachristidis showcases his gracious, arresting, and totally unexpected interiors, from a Manhattan apartment made to feel like a homestead set in nature to a contemporized … Continue reading

Hide Away

Seamless storage options are key when designing a residence with a small footprint. This has proven true not only in our modern age of tiny living but for as long as boatbuilders have been crafting drifting homes and city dwellers … Continue reading

Cloud Nine

In the world of interior design, writes the editor of House of Joy (Gestalten, 2022), “the word joy is increasingly floating around. Tidiness guru Marie Kondo built her empire on the simple question: does it spark joy? The answer, . … Continue reading

A Dynamic Dining Room Where Global Styles Collide

As we head into the holiday season, visions of large dinners and the rooms where we hold them are at the forefront of our minds. This formal dining room of a family home in Toronto evokes drama by mixing styles, … Continue reading