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    Bold, colorful rooms

    Take a look at these gorgeous rooms and get some inspiration for your next home design project.

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    The best hammocks for summer daydreaming

    Suspended in a gentle breeze, weightless, with one’s eyes half closed and a glass of prosecco in hand—what could be better than that?

  • Clutter office before

    Before & after: Cluttered office goes chic

    It’s hard to get any work done sitting in a space that is dark and cluttered. Such was the problem for Megan Duesterhaus of “The Homes I Have Made.”

  • Navy and white kitchen

    Color combinations for any room

    Unsure where to go on the color wheel? Try a few of these tried-and-true color combinations for a winning look in any room of the house.

  • Small dining room

    25 rooms transformed beyond belief

    The most amazing room makeovers we've ever seen.

  • Beverly Hills, 90210

    The '90s TV-show bedrooms you wished you lived in

    Before Pinterest, teens on TV expressed personal style through their bedroom decor. These 10 rad rooms are responsible for inciting massive design envy in ‘90s kids.

  • Blue and orange

    How to quickly pick a color combination for any room

    Good color palettes start with a feeling. Before choosing a color palette for your room, decide how you want the room to feel. Once you have targeted that feeling it will be easier to choose a color palette using simple color theory. Start with the color that evokes that feeling for you and then choose from one of these three palettes.


    Here’s how to incorporate color into your home like a designer

    Color has the ability to instantly transform the entire personality of a room. It’s the reason designers spend so much time flipping through paint wheels and swatch books. Pinpointing the perfect hue and finding the right combination can be tricky, but when you nail the ideal palette, the results are guaranteed to be dazzling. AD asked some of the top talents in design to share their personal tips for mastering the art of color—from deploying punchy brights to creating golden glows.

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    9 secrets to make a tiny space look bigger

    A small space doesn’t mean you have to be cramped. Try these nine easy room-expanding tricks to help you maximize your square footage.

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    How to get that Parisian décor je ne sais quoi on a budget

    The French have a way with just about everything, but we love their effortless ability to decorate their home. Here are nine tips that will help you beautify your space—just like a Parisian—on a budget.

  • AD's August issue.

    Laura and George W. Bush’s secluded Texas ranch

    At their magnificent 1,600-acre Crawford retreat, once known as the Western White House, Laura and George W. Bush live the green life in a house that is tailored for easygoing indoor-outdoor enjoyment

  • Outdoor rug

    12 outdoor pieces worthy of bringing inside

    With the lines blurring between outdoor and indoor decor, now's the time to get creative with your boundaries. By using your outdoor pieces indoors, you can add unique and unexpected style. Even better, you'll get your money's worth using these items year-round! Keep reading to see and shop a dozen of our favorites.

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