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13 Dreamy Coastal Homes With Relaxed Summer Style

Which side of the coast is calling your name?

Decorating Advice

Modern Surf Style Is What Your Home Needs This Summer

Learn how to bring this easygoing aesthetic home!

Decorating & Design

5 Designers Share Their Secrets For Achieving California-Cool Style

There’s a reason why California style is loved by more than just those who live by the beach. Natural wovens, earth tones and crisp white linens emulate a “go with the flow” sensibility. Even if you’re miles from the shore, you can take inspiration from this laid-back aesthetic no matter…

Kitchens

Bright Whites & Blond Wood Give This Family Kitchen A Seaside Vibe

For the couple who live in this Vancouver home with their one-year-old son, having an open-concept kitchen with plenty of seating and kid-friendly finishes were the main motivators to finally take the plunge. “At the top of their list was a large island with seating and a designated bar area,”…

Homes

Visit A Sweet & Serene Coastal Connecticut Home

Designers Tommy Smythe and Lindsay Mens Craig refresh classic coastal style.

Decorating & Design

Inside The Most Charming East Coast Homes From Our Pages

Taking cues from the breathtaking landscape, East Coast style is equally as charming.

Decorating & Design

Every Coastal-Inspired Home Needs These 14 Charming Details

New York-based designer Liliane Hart specializes in a particular brand of Northeastern seaboard chic (think: Hamptons) for her clientele. We asked her how she nails that breezy coastal look that’s right in step for summer, but beloved all year long. Click through for 14 elements to help…

Decorating & Design

Peace Out! Why We’re Craving Serene Spaces Right Now

Combine Scandi minimalism and Japanese zen for an antidote to round-the-clock stimulus.

Decorating & Design

Get Andrew Pike’s Top Decorating & Design Tips

Empire Communities' new "Love Design, Live Empire" video series with designer Andrew Pike takes viewers through the entire process of decorating a new home.

Decorating & Design

A Relaxed Seaside Home On B.C.’s Sunshine Coast

Tour the easy breezy interior.