interior design ideas & decorating tips

  • 1. You only have mismatched bedding

    10 obvious clues your bedroom needs to grow up

    Has your old furniture, mismatched sheets and his awful baseball alarm clock turned your bedroom into a postcollege dumping ground? Here are some signs that you need an update, plus tips on how to makeover your boudoir into the stylish sanctuary it’s meant to be.

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    Beautiful reader living rooms

    Browse Architectural Digest’s gallery of inspiring interiors, submitted by readers and selected by AD editors.

  • Lobmeyr’s Oriental tumblers

    September’s best new furniture and decor

    AD Editors select their must-have items, from simple pleasures to ultimate luxuries.

  • Dark gray dining room

    Why you need to rethink your white walls

    Don't be afraid to go dark and dramatic. These rooms will inspire you to update your space.

  • Column lamp with acrylic base

    7 ways to decorate with the latest design trend

    Suddenly this mineral is everywhere—and no wonder. It's as glamorous as alabaster (they're both gypsum), not quite as pricey as quartz, and as moodily romantic as the mythical Greek moon goddess Selene, for whom it's named.

  • Affordable patio updates

    11 ways to perk up your patio for under $100

    If your patio is looking a bit drab, then it might be time for a refresh.

  • How to mix patterns in a space

    How to mix patterns in a space

    Creating a successful mix of patterns results in a balanced and beautiful room, but it takes a nimble hand. Too many patterns and the room is overdone; too little and the room is bland. It is more than just mixing and matching colors. The trick is to find just the right combination of scale and design to create the perfect effect.

  • Modern kids' room

    Room of the week: Vibrant loft living room

    The client was a “young, spunky” professional in medical school, explained designer Megan Dunkmann of the Cure Design Group. Dunkmann was tasked with designing a loft that would be bright and fun but still practical for everyday living.

  • Gorgeous outdoor lighting options

    17 gorgeous outdoor lighting options

    Beautiful lighting should never be limited to the interior of your living space.

  • Contemporary living room by Pamplemousse Design

    Bold & beautiful purple rooms

    A stylish selection of rooms from our archives with one thing in common: plenty of purple. Curated by Architectural Digest

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    The 10 best 'Real Housewives' homes ever

    A definitive ranking of the prolific series' best houses. Did your favorites make the list?

  • Dee and Tommy Hilfiger

    Tommy Hilfiger’s incredible Miami home

    Just outside Miami, Dee and Tommy Hilfiger team up with designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard on a polychrome palace for vibrant art and groovy-chic furnishings.

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