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Be Bold With IKEA’s New Spring Collections

IKEA’s two limited edition collections coming this spring are filled with playful statement pieces featuring bold patterns and vivid color. The GILTIG collection is a collaboration with British menswear designer Katie Eary. Known for bright, in-your-face-prints in the fashion world, Katie’s home line for IKEA is no different. There are fish that jump off plates, bowls…

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Visit Toronto Design Offsite Festival

Save the date! The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (T.O.D.O.) is just a few weeks away. The free city-wide event brings design to the general public with 80 exhibitions at over 60 locations throughout the city, such as City Hall, Design Exchange and various storefronts. Visitors can enjoy art exhibitions, window installations,…

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Williams-Sonoma Founder Dies At 100

Chuck Williams, founder of luxury cooking shop Williams-Sonoma, passed away at age 100 in his San Francisco home on Saturday, December 5, CNN reports. “The Williams-Sonoma family has lost a dear friend, an inspiring mentor and our favorite cook. Chuck Williams’ spirit will…


A Brilliant Way To Carry Cookies

Most methods of carrying cookies result in a few crumbled treats by the time you reach your destination. Cookie Box, the latest invention from the Chicago-based company PieBox, aims to change that. They’ve created a sturdy wooden carrier that’s divided into sections so your cookies won’t topple over onto one…

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Visit The NYC Latke Festival

The 7th annual Latke Festival takes place tonight at the Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC. The tasting party features creative latkes and toppings from 20 different restaurants, such as L&W Oyster Co.’s P.S.L (Pumpkin Spice Latke), consisting of a spaghetti squash latke with coffee-cured salmon, creme fraiche foam and red onion…

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Design News Now: Louis Vuitton Furniture And A Tiny Home In Poland

A new metal designed for airplanes is 99.99 percent air. – Architectural Digest Louis Vuitton unveils Objets Nomades at Miami Art Week 2015, a collection of leather homewares that have the ability to travel far with ease and luxury. – Cool Hunting Parisian Macaron brand …

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Pantone Announces Two 2016 Colors Of The Year

For the first time ever, color authority Pantone has given the prestigious title of Color Of The Year to two different hues: Rose Quartz (Pantone 13-1520) and Serenity (Pantone 15-3919). At first glance, the two shades side-by-side call to mind baby products and newborns’ nurseries, but when used separately, the pastel hues are…

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Discover Top Trends At Design Miami 2015

Design Miami isn’t just a “marketplace for collectible design” – it’s also a look at next year’s hottest trends. The annual fair opens its doors to everyone from December 2nd to the 6th in a tent next to the Miami Beach Convention Center. The entrance features an impressive pavilion made in collaboration with students…


British Designer Ilse Crawford Lists London Flat For $1.6M

British interior designer Ilse Crawford’s private sanctuary just hit the market for $1.6 million. Situated in the heart of London’s lively Borough neighborhood, the flat, designed in collaboration with Vincent Van Duysen and 6a Architects, is on the third floor of a converted Victorian warehouse. Here’s a peek inside the stunning space.

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Design News Now: A $400K Chair And A Clever Home Office Hack

An artificial rose and lucite armchair was sold for approximately $409,000USD at the November 4th Auction for Design at Sotheby’s. – Contemporist Set designers Roman and Williams convert an old brewery in San Antonio, Texas into the breathtaking 146-room Hotel Emma. – Remodelista Muji opens…

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These Breathtaking Cabinets Mimic The Look Of Skyscraper Façades

British furniture label David Linley launched a new line of cabinets that recreate the look of building façades cast in different shades of light. The collection consists of three designs, each with a twinkling marquetry and mother-of-pearl exterior: Sunrise is a gentleman’s vanity cabinet that depicts a building in early morning light;…

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Design News Now: Inside Queen Elizabeth’s Sitting Room And A Must-See Berlin Home

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now.  Blogger Brittany Jepsen of The House That Lars Built designs a line of tableware for Twig New York inspired by Scandinavian florals. – Twig NY A new photo reveals a glimpse inside…

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Restoration Hardware Launches New Teen Line

Long a mecca for trad-with-a-twist decorating staples, this fall RH Restoration Hardware expanded its offerings to include RH Teen, a collection of furniture, lighting, linens and accessories geared to high-school and college students. They came out swinging, releasing a wide assortment of looks and pieces — something for every teen,…

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Design News Now: A New Pinterest Shop And Tiny Prefab Homes In Japan

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now.  Pinterest just released Pinterest Shop, a destination where devoted Pinners can find “trend collections” of buyable Pins curated by the app. – Wired Online jewelry shop BaubleBar teams up with blogger…

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Reese Witherspoon Opens First Draper James Store In Nashville

After launching the e-commerce shop Draper James back in May, award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon opened her first brick-and-mortar store in Nashville last week. Paying homage to her southern roots, the Legally Blonde star celebrated with a celeb-filled soiree featuring live music from Faith Hill, Reba McEntire, Sheryl Crow…