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Pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable as you browse through the Best Of Homedit. With articles full of beautiful photographs and inspiring ideas on decorating for all occasions, styles, and budgets, it’s easy to see why thousands of other style-savvy people (like you!) have come here for the best in home décor advice.

Happy 10th Birthday to Homedit!

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on November 16, 2018

Happy 10th Birthday to Homedit!

Happy Birthday to Homedit! It’s a very special anniversary this year because it marks an entire decade that we have been bringing ideas to our millions of readers to help them discover, create and learn. As always, it was a busy year of creating DIY videos and tutorials, presenting project ideas, scouting out the latest trends and...

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50 Ways To Make Your Thanksgiving Table Decorations Stand Out

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on November 9, 2018

50 Ways To Make Your Thanksgiving Table Decorations Stand Out

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means it’s time to start planning. We’re talking about the Thanksgiving table decor and everything it implies, like centerpieces, custom table runners and even small things like the napkin rings. It’s all in the details so there are a lot of different ways to customize and personalize...

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How To Identify Modern Style Homes

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on September 26, 2018

How To Identify Modern Style Homes

When modern is your style, you can’t help but seek the neutral colors in life. Your wardrobe is probably mostly black and white. Creams, beiges and inky shades rule your home’s decor. Simplicity seeps into every aspect of living. But how much is this affected by the actual home you live in? A farmhouse is...

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Keep The Clutter At Bay With These Cool Organization Hacks

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on September 21, 2018

Keep The Clutter At Bay With These Cool Organization Hacks

Being organized is something certain people find natural but others need a little bit of help just so they can be more productive in what they do or to use the space they have in the best and most efficient way possible. The following organization hacks might give you a few cool ideas which you...

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Building a Tiny House Can Be a Big Deal: Things to Consider

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on September 7, 2018

Building a Tiny House Can Be a Big Deal: Things to Consider

You’ve done all the research, talked to others who have made the move, and decided that a tiny house is for you. Even more, you have tried out living in a small space and already started downsizing your household in preparation for the change. You feel ready and want to build a tiny house. Before...

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Budget and Lifestyle Are Key Factors in Choosing Types of Flooring

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on September 6, 2018

Budget and Lifestyle Are Key Factors in Choosing Types of Flooring

Choosing the types of flooring you want in your home might seem like a mundane decision but actually, it’s a critical one from a number of aspects: The design foundation it lays for your rooms, the ease of maintenance, cost and durability. These are all important factors to consider when choosing among types of flooring....

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What You Need To Know About Mediterranean Style Homes

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on August 23, 2018

What You Need To Know About Mediterranean Style Homes

For some, their goal in life is to live in a mansion by the sea. It sounds rather ideal amidst the daily grind of life. Morning walks on the sand, the sound of the waves while you eat lunch, that sunset glow over the water in the evening. Who wouldn’t take that kind of life...

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Do You Have What It Takes for Building a House vs Buying One?

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 2, 2018

Do You Have What It Takes for Building a House vs Buying One?

Dozens of open houses, countless showings – and still you’re no closer to finding your dream home than when you started looking. Perhaps just opting to build a house to make sure you can get everything you want is the way to go. Yes, your wants and needs may be completely fulfilled, but the home-building...

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Renting vs Buying a House: Which One is Right for Me?

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on July 26, 2018

Renting vs Buying a House: Which One is Right for Me?

Should I rent or should I buy? What was once a simple question of renting vs. buying a house is now much more complex. For the longest time, it was assumed that once you earned and saved enough money, you would buy a house because ownership was the dream as well as the most financially...

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The Most Spectacular Underwater Hotels And Restaurants The World Has To Offer

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on June 12, 2018

The Most Spectacular Underwater Hotels And Restaurants The World Has To Offer

The underwater world is fascinating mostly because it’s so inaccessible to many of us. It’s basically a whole new world totally different than the one we live in and it’s all around us. Explorers and researchers are constantly discovering more and more about it but the thing that mesmerizes us all is how beautiful and...

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World-Class Homes Are Created by Houston’s Top Interior Designers

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on June 4, 2018

World-Class Homes Are Created by Houston’s Top Interior Designers

They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and in some cases, they are certainly grander. In a state where the appetite for all things large and luxurious is positively voracious, cities like Houston have developed a marvelous pool of interior design talent. With more than 6.5 million residents in the Houston metro area, it is...

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San Francisco Clients Want Style and Comfort from Top Interior Designers

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 28, 2018

San Francisco Clients Want Style and Comfort from Top Interior Designers

San Francisco might not have the celebrity cache of Los Angeles, but it is still a city full of accomplished design professionals, driven by the city’s business and the nearby Silicon Valley area. While tech entrepreneurs may be the most high-profile sector fueling high-end luxury residential projects, the Bay area has always been home to...

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ICFF 2018 Showcases Latest Interior Design Innovations

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 25, 2018

ICFF 2018 Showcases Latest Interior Design Innovations

New designs from international brands big and small were on show at ICFF in New York City. One of the most exciting design events of the year, the fair is the largest in line-up comprising the city’s annual celebration of design, NYCX. The 2018 edition did not disappoint, with modern and contemporary design innovations in all...

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Chicago’s Best Interior Designers Span the Full Range of Decor Styles

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 15, 2018

Chicago’s Best Interior Designers Span the Full Range of Decor Styles

Whether a project is a simple living room redo or a complete gut and overhaul, you want the best interior designer to make your vision become a reality. In the Chicago area, there are many qualified and creative professionals, but some rise to the top of the list thanks to their style, skills and customer...

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Los Angeles A-List Clients Fuel Business for Best Interior Designers

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 1, 2018

Los Angeles A-List Clients Fuel Business for Best Interior Designers

California may be the land of film stars, entertainment executives and technology entrepreneurs, but it’s also fertile ground for interior designers. So, it is no wonder that Los Angeles has many designers who cater to the high-end market, both for commercial and residential projects. Just like in New York, there is a wealth of creative...

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Do You Have What it Takes To Become an Interior Designer?

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 30, 2018

Do You Have What it Takes To Become an Interior Designer?

You love to decorate your home and help all your friends with their home renovations…so should you become an interior designer? That all depends. Anyone can become a decorator if he or she decides to as no special training is necessary. Even though you might enjoy design, however, there are educational requirements for becoming an...

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Unusual Hotel Rooms Offer Thrills and the Experience of a Lifetime

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 13, 2018

Unusual Hotel Rooms Offer Thrills and the Experience of a Lifetime

Calling all thrill-seekers: Bored with the average hotel? Tired of mundane luxury amenities or fancy room service? Then take a look a some unusual hotel rooms that will provide a truly one-of-a-kind experience. From a dangling glass pod on the side of a mountain to a revamped jumbo jet or an underwater bedroom in the ocean:...

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100 Unbelievably Cheap DIY Home Decor Crafts

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on February 16, 2018

100 Unbelievably Cheap DIY Home Decor Crafts

Do you ever get that urge to do something for your home, to craft something…anything that could make your home more beautiful, more customized, more…you? All it takes is one successful attempt at DIY home decor to get hooked and to want more so if you’ve already done this once you’re probably already looking for...

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100 Inspiring Home Decorating Ideas for Any Style, Any Space

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on February 2, 2018

100 Inspiring Home Decorating Ideas for Any Style, Any Space

We all need a shot of inspiration from time to time when it comes to decorating ideas. Maybe you’ve moved and don’t know quite where to start making your new house your home, or maybe your space is just feeling a little stale but you don’t have any fresh ideas for decorating it the way...

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7 Dome-Shaped Attractions Fine-Tuned for Glamping

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on February 1, 2018

7 Dome-Shaped Attractions Fine-Tuned for Glamping

Have you ever been in a dome? Picture this: you’re somewhere in the middle of nature, away from cities, traffic, noise and pollution and you’re lying on your back and admiring the sky, the infinity of stars and the dreamy clouds. It’s a wonderful and liberating feeling which reveals the beautiful harmony which surrounds you...

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The Best Interior Design Apps You Can Find On Stores Right Now

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on January 24, 2018

The Best Interior Design Apps You Can Find On Stores Right Now

Right now chances are that whatever you decide to do there’s an app that can help with that. Basically there really is an app for everything. Over the past few years a bunch of interior design apps were created and some of them are really helpful. Use best interior design apps to plan new room...

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Best Interior Design Schools to Launch Your Career

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on January 9, 2018

Best Interior Design Schools to Launch Your Career

Far more than just knowing how to pick the right sofa, interior design has evolved into an art and science that encompasses technology as well as design. Successful designers need to know all the traditional concepts underlying great interiors, but also the latest tools and technological innovations. For a well-grounded education, take a look at...

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The Most Anticipated Global Design Fairs for 2018

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on January 2, 2018

The Most Anticipated Global Design Fairs for 2018

As we turn the page and get started on another new year, Homedit is looking forward to a year of exciting new home decor discoveries. A full schedule of global design fairs is on tap, as we scour the main events to bring you the latest new designs and inspiration for making your home stylish...

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Design Miami 2017 Features Luxe Designs of All Styles

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 28, 2017

Design Miami 2017 Features Luxe Designs of All Styles

Early December means that Miami becomes a mecca for design and art lovers, as the city is host to Design Miami, Art Basel and dozens of other art and design events. Homedit was there for all of the exciting events, checking out the latest designs for your home and innovative, creative art to enhance your...

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50 Awesome Furniture Designs Inspired by Small Spaces

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on December 15, 2017

50 Awesome Furniture Designs Inspired by Small Spaces

Furnishing a small space is a challenge but definitely not a reason to get depressed about it. Think of it as an opportunity to explore all the ingenious ways in which you can save space and a chance to familiarize yourself with a bunch of cool furniture designs and concepts that you would otherwise not...

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Happy 9th Birthday Homedit!

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on November 17, 2017

Happy 9th Birthday Homedit!

It’s a very happy 9th anniversary here at Homedit. We’ve logged another great year with some wildly popular posts that helped our millions of readers discover, create and learn. As we get closer to an entire decade of covering design, architecture and DIY projects, we are reflecting on a very busy year. We traveled to...

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14 Fabulous Fall Decor Trends to Spice up Your Home

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on October 18, 2017

14 Fabulous Fall Decor Trends to Spice up Your Home

The season is changing and with it, decor tastes are shifting. As we move from a light and airy sensibility to comfort-focused desire in the colder period ahead, new trends emerge. This fall there are a number of items that are gaining in popularity and showing up in designer rooms everywhere. Here, we show you...

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How To Create A Snug Reading Nook That Represents You

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on October 13, 2017

How To Create A Snug Reading Nook That Represents You

Reading nooks – we know what they are but we’r e not sure how to describe them. Reading nooks are cozy, warm and small spaces designed to provide the perfect ambient for reading and relaxing. You can add such a feature to your own home if you don’t already have it. Since it’s meant to...

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Feng Shui: What it is, its Five Elements, and Basic Strategies for Modern Interiors

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on September 15, 2017

Feng Shui: What it is, its Five Elements, and Basic Strategies for Modern Interiors

Feng shui has been around for millennia among the Chinese, although now it is becoming more and more popular in western culture. While many Asian-inspired pieces of décor are often labeled “fengshui,” that is not necessarily the case – in other words, just because something is Chinese doesn’t make it inherently part of the feng...

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Favorite Home Decor Trends from Las Vegas Furniture Market

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 11, 2017

Favorite Home Decor Trends from Las Vegas Furniture Market

A record number of furniture and decor designers and manufacturers converged on Las Vegas to present new designs and popular favorites, and Homedit was there to cover it for you. Modern new sofas, rustic home accessories and unique home decor pieces are among our picks from this year’s fair. As always, it was difficult to...

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Modern Wall Art Brings Color, Depth to Interiors

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on June 23, 2017

Modern Wall Art Brings Color, Depth to Interiors

Creating a home that features distinctive decor hinges on pulling together a room that reflects your personality and style. Modern wall art can add color, texture and dimension to any space while conveying your preferences, making a political statement or simply presenting a piece that draws you in. Artworks can be colorful, neutral, metallic or a...

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From Playful to Serious, ICFF Designs Feature New Innovations

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 30, 2017

From Playful to Serious, ICFF Designs Feature New Innovations

It’s an annual treat when the world’s design community converges on New York City for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). As in past years, the 2017 edition did not disappoint with all kinds of new designs for your home. There were lots of new shapes, technologies and innovations. While it was difficult to choose,...

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The Floral Patterns Of Today And The Ways To Use Them In Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on May 12, 2017

The Floral Patterns Of Today And The Ways To Use Them In Home Decor

We finally reached a point when we’re giving florals a second chance. We know they kind of look like grandma’s furniture but we’re starting to see past that and to rediscover their beauty and charm. It’s a great thing since a floral pattern can fit in almost anywhere. The trick is knowing how to use...

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Details Make the Difference in Baroque, Rococo Style Furniture

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 1, 2017

Details Make the Difference in Baroque, Rococo Style Furniture

It’s golden with ornate decorations, upholstered in beautiful silk: It’s a baroque sofa. Or is it a Rococo-style sofa? Both of these furniture styles are beautiful and in-demand, but do you know the difference between Baroque and Rococo? When looking at these styles, clearly, you can see why it’s sometimes hard to tell the difference...

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From the Subtle to the Obvious: 40 Ways to Design a Room with YOU in Mind

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on April 19, 2017

From the Subtle to the Obvious: 40 Ways to Design a Room with YOU in Mind

I’m sure we could all find general guidelines on how to design a room. Probably many of those guidelines would come from successful designers who make their living off of creating beautiful spaces. But sometimes designing a room is much more challenging to the layperson than what it seems it should be. Why doesn’t that...

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Design, Art and Functionality Come Together At The Milan Fair

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 14, 2017

Design, Art and Functionality Come Together At The Milan Fair

Whether your interest is luxury lighting, classic furniture or the newest contemporary designs, Milan was the place to be last week for the annual Salone del Mobile. The global mecca of furniture, lighting and all things design was focused on “Euroluce,” this year, which presented the latest in lighting fixtures and innovations from classical to modern...

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A Rainbow of Summer Colors in Your Home

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on March 31, 2017

A Rainbow of Summer Colors in Your Home

It’s almost summer, and in many parts of the world, that means we’ve officially moved out of a long, cold, dark winter and into the color-loving sunshine. This seasonal transition, perhaps more than any other, invites (almost requires!) us to break out the fresh summer colors in our homes, brighten them up, and make them...

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Colorful Color: The Key Component to Stand-Out Design

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on March 28, 2017

Colorful Color: The Key Component to Stand-Out Design

Color is essential in interior design. You can have great architecture, but with poor color choices, the appeal of the room’s design will falter. You can have boring or unsightly architecture, but with excellent color choices, the design of the space can appear magazine-worthy. The quickest, the most dramatic, and the most reasonable way in...

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Creative Designs and the Latest Home Tech at AD Design Show

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on March 22, 2017

Creative Designs and the Latest Home Tech at AD Design Show

A finely curated collection of exhibitors big and small were on show last week at the Architectural Digest Design Show in New York City. Grouped into collections such as “Made” for artists and designers, “Furnish” for home furniture brands, designers, and dealers and “Refresh” for kitchen, bath, luxury appliances, and premium building products, exhibitors presented their latest and...

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Wide Range of Art on Display at The Armory Show

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on March 13, 2017

Wide Range of Art on Display at The Armory Show

Fabulous art was on display in New York City at The Armory Show in March. Held at Piers 92 and 94, the show features works by well-known masters as well leading contemporary artists and up-and-coming talent. Founded in 1994 by four New York gallerists, it is intended to promote new voices in the visual arts. Over the past 23...

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NYNOW 2017 Highlights Home Decor Trends Big and Small

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on February 10, 2017

NYNOW 2017 Highlights Home Decor Trends Big and Small

Fun furniture and some of the coolest home accessories were among the great things Homedit found at NYNOW 2017. Small makers from around the world brought their latest designs and large companies showed their new lines and products for your home. We made a beeline for Jonathan Adler because it has modern luxe furniture and some great tongue-in-cheek accessories...

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Maison and Objet Paris – The Highlights Of The January 2017 Edition

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on February 6, 2017

Maison and Objet Paris – The Highlights Of The January 2017 Edition

After witnessing the big success of this year’s IDS Toronto and imm cologne editions, we were wondering what Maison & Objet Paris would bring new and we were anxious to also see some new faces and to discover fresh ideas from the sphere of everything related to interior design and contemporary living. Being a lifestyle...

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Sculptural Art that Creates an Illusion

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on February 1, 2017

Sculptural Art that Creates an Illusion

Some of the most interesting art for your home is created with unexpected or nontraditional materials. Homedit found great examples of these art ideas in Miami during Art Basel. All of these artworks create illusions. When viewed from a distance, the finished artwork appears to be one thing, but from a closer perspective, it is an entirely...

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Putting the “Home” in Home Design – The Home Definition

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on January 31, 2017

Putting the “Home” in Home Design – The Home Definition

When you think of “home,” what comes to mind? Is it the place you were born, grew up, or live now? How long has that been home to you? Do you have more than one home? The concept of “home” is rather tricky to pin down. Unlike a house – which is pretty much any...

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Fresh Impressions And Highlights From The 2017 IMM Cologne Furniture Fair

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on January 30, 2017

Fresh Impressions And Highlights From The 2017 IMM Cologne Furniture Fair

Being the first event focused on interior design this year, IMM Cologne sets the trends and shows us the directions to follow in the sector of furniture and interior décor. The IMM 2017 highlights offer us a great opportunity to catch a glimpse at the newest innovations and ideas that will define this year’s trends...

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Artful Home Design Highlights from IDS Toronto 2017

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on January 27, 2017

Artful Home Design Highlights from IDS Toronto 2017

Canada’s premiere design show, The International Design Show Toronto, did not disappoint in 2017, with plenty of creative products from small makers, national furnishing companies and international appliance manufacturers. From lighting to flooring to furnishings and fireplaces, new technologies and designs dominated the offerings. The many special features at the show included a fantastical world of...

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The Best of 2016 – A Roundup Of Our Favourite Design Ideas

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on December 23, 2016

The Best of 2016 – A Roundup Of Our Favourite Design Ideas

2016 for us was a busy and year full of events and lots of wonderful projects. We’ve seen some really great architectural wonders and we covered a bunch of inspiring DIY projects. It’s hard to pick favorites when there so many articles to choose from but obviously a few of them got stuck in our...

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Creative Sculptural Art Ideas from Art Basel 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 20, 2016

Creative Sculptural Art Ideas from Art Basel 2016

Art Basel features nearly all genres of art, but one of our favorites is sculptural art, whether it is wall art, a stand-alone sculpture or an installation.  As long as it appeals to you, any of these styles are a great way to add depth, interest and perhaps color to your living space. We pulled together...

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Inspiring Art Highlights from Art Basel 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 15, 2016

Inspiring Art Highlights from Art Basel 2016

Along with thousands of others, Homedit made the annual pilgrimage to Miami for Art Week, where the biggest draw is Art Basel. This year, 77,000 people visit the show, including high end collectors, curators and celebrities — and of course plenty of curious art lovers. Sponsored by BMW, the 2016 edition featured 269 top galleries from...

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2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on December 12, 2016

2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

At the end of each year, Pantone determines a color of the next year. What does this mean? According to Pantone itself, the selected color is symbolic, “a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude”. For 2017, the Pantone...

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Elegant and Artful Home Designs on Display at Design Miami 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 6, 2016

Elegant and Artful Home Designs on Display at Design Miami 2016

The art and design worlds converge on Miami each year, and while most are headed for Art Basel and the many concurrent art fairs, Design Miami is just as big a draw for those interested in functional design and furnishings. Homedit made its annual pilgrimage south to this high-end global design fair to bring you the latest creations...

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Highlights from BDNY to Inspire Your Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on November 21, 2016

Highlights from BDNY to Inspire Your Home Decor

Now in its seventh year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) attracts a large crowd of professionals serving the hospitality industry. Homedit ventured to New York City to see what manufacturers and marketers of high-caliber design elements for hospitality interiors are showing that could be part of your home’s decor, or at least inspire ideas for upgrading...

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Happy 8th Anniversary Homedit!

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on November 11, 2016

Happy 8th Anniversary Homedit!

We’re celebrating a special 8th anniversary at Homedit – your comprehensive resource for home design and architecture. We’re really excited about this milestone because it’s our bronze anniversary. Bronze is an alloy – a mixture of copper and tin, one more expensive and the other less so. We think that describes us perfectly: A fusion...

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102 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts – Show Your Gratitude In Style

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on November 3, 2016

102 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts – Show Your Gratitude In Style

We know Thanksgiving became a national holiday back in 1863 when it was proclaimed as such by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War. At that moment it was decided that the last Thursday in November would be known as Thanksgiving Day. The First Thanksgiving, however, was celebrated by the Pilgrims just after their first...

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Deck Out Your Home With These 50 Halloween Decor Accessories

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on October 7, 2016

Deck Out Your Home With These 50 Halloween Decor Accessories

When it comes to planning and decorating for holidays, many ideas default to the DIY. Not that that is a bad thing at all, but some people actually have a decorating budget that will accommodate some good holiday home decor purchases. Those are the people that have throw pillows for all the holidays, from Christmas...

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Best Housewarming Gifts You’ll Want to Keep for Yourself

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on October 4, 2016

Best Housewarming Gifts You’ll Want to Keep for Yourself

Finding a best housewarming gift for someone is pretty easy when the receiver is just starting a new chapter in a new place and doesn’t already have everything one can possibly wish or imagine. The list of gift options for a housewarming party is quite vast and even if the person you have in mind already...

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50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on September 23, 2016

50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of activities you’ll surely find something you’ll want to try. We have a bunch of cool DIY projects lined up just for you so take your pick...

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Wall Art Decor That Spikes The Imagination In Extraordinary Ways

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on September 22, 2016

Wall Art Decor That Spikes The Imagination In Extraordinary Ways

Beauty often lies in the little things and in interior design the finishing touches play a crucial role in defining the space and bringing everything together A piece of modern wall art can turn out to be the missing detail in a room that has beautiful accent walls and stylish furniture. When decorating a space,...

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An Overview Of The Best Installations At London Design Biennale

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on September 21, 2016

An Overview Of The Best Installations At London Design Biennale

The first London Design Biennale is currently underway. We couldn’t miss the chance to offer some first hand impressions about the event so we went there and now we’re back and ready to share. The event started on September 7 and ends on the 27th. It follows the model of the art and architecture events...

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The Shine Of Metal Art Adds Edginess and Interest To Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on September 8, 2016

The Shine Of Metal Art Adds Edginess and Interest To Home Decor

Metal art is a great way to add spice to the life of your home decor. It’s entirely your choice whether you add metal in the form of furniture, accessories, or as metal wall art, which is popular way to incorporate the material. Depending upon your taste, metal art can be shiny and flashy, colorful...

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A Trip Into The World Of Stylish Dining Tables

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on September 1, 2016

A Trip Into The World Of Stylish Dining Tables

If you would have to design a new dining room right now, what kind of table would you choose for it? The question is not as simple as it may seem. The world of dining table is not reduced to just the usual types with rectangular tops and wooden legs. Dining room tables come in...

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Wall Coverings: Dazzle With Style In Plain Sight

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 24, 2016

Wall Coverings: Dazzle With Style In Plain Sight

Wall coverings function on many levels. You can use wall coverings to create wall art or hide things like holes or a private stash box. There are an overwhelming number of unique wall coverings, and finding that perfect one takes time and effort.   Whether shopping for a wall covering for your family room, dining room,...

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50 Decorating Ideas You Didn’t Know You Knew

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on August 23, 2016

50 Decorating Ideas You Didn’t Know You Knew

While many of us scour the design world resources for tips and tricks to do this and that to our homes to make them “perfect,” what is actually true is that, most of it, we already know or have heard before. This is an article to remind you that you may already be a good...

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Las Vegas Market Highlights Furniture and Decor Trends

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 15, 2016

Las Vegas Market Highlights Furniture and Decor Trends

Last week tens of thousand of designers and buyers attended the Las Vegas Furniture Market to look for exciting new products and Homedit was there too. More than 3,000 exhibitors presented furniture, lighting, home decor, gifts and accessories. The 2016 summer market was the largest ever, with buyers from all US states and more than...

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A Riverside Mecca of Design and Art: Hudson, NY

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on August 4, 2016

A Riverside Mecca of Design and Art: Hudson, NY

Hudson is small riverside town of about 6,000 people that has evolved into an art and design mecca in Upstate New York. From its origins as a riverside port to a less-than-savory period in the first half of the 20th Century when it was better known for gambling and prostitution, Hudson has undergone an amazing revival. Up...

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Spanish Style Homes Offer Old World Charm In The Modern Era

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on July 25, 2016

Spanish Style Homes Offer Old World Charm In The Modern Era

Spanish style homes continue to impact the US residential landscape. Today, their presence is just as strong. With features like red tile roofs, terracotta roof tiles, and white exterior walls, the Spanish architectural style hasn’t diminished from the American landscape.  According to Contractors.com, “Much like the Andalusian architecture that inspired it, Spanish architecture is designed...

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100 Pool Houses To Be Proud Of And Inspired By

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on July 22, 2016

100 Pool Houses To Be Proud Of And Inspired By

Pool houses were once considered a luxury only the most influential and the richest could afford. But things change and right now having a pool house doesn’t seem like such an extravagance. Nevertheless, it’s something to be proud of and impressed by, especially if the overall design is anywhere near the examples we’ve prepared for...

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Beauty Salon Designs Charm The World With Their Glamor

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on July 15, 2016

Beauty Salon Designs Charm The World With Their Glamor

After exploring the world of beautiful barber shop designs, we decided to expand our knowledge palette with some inspiring beauty salon designs that feature world-class interiors. Beauty salons have proven to be a recession-proof industry throughout the world so there’s no need to worry they’ll disappear any time soon. In a way, they’re the updated...

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50 Cool Features To Include In Your Smart Home

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on July 7, 2016

50 Cool Features To Include In Your Smart Home

We’ve got out smart phones and all the other gadgets we use daily and we’ve gotten so used to them it’s hard to imagine life without all of these cool additions. The next step is to make our homes smart as well. The smart home concept is rapidly gaining popularity and there all of these...

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40 Man Stuff For Styling and Personalizing

Posted in Best Of | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on July 5, 2016

40 Man Stuff For Styling and Personalizing

Help your beau get his personal space in check with these 40 quick and easy man cave ideas. Style it right, give it a bit of personalization and make it a more unique part of the home than the normal sofa and TV setup. Take a peek! 1. Stadium Seating Create a man cave that...

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Barber Shops Around The World Reveal Their Understated Luxury

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on July 1, 2016

Barber Shops Around The World Reveal Their Understated Luxury

Once a place of interest in any large city, the barber shop has now become almost completely extinct. Visiting the barber shop in the morning used to be a daily routine in ancient times and these places were strategically located in social centers and areas of interest. In modern times, a hairdresser can be called...

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Stately Traditional Home Features Elegant Decor and Latest Trends

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on June 21, 2016

Stately Traditional Home Features Elegant Decor and Latest Trends

Showcasing the latest interior design trends in a historic setting is a tradition for the Albany Vanguard, the organization that supports the acclaimed Albany Symphony Orchestra. For 36 years, area interior designers and artists have put their mark on rooms in the featured house. This year, while the home is not historic, it sits on a...

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12 Micro Houses That Let You Live Big In A Tiny Shell

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on June 8, 2016

12 Micro Houses That Let You Live Big In A Tiny Shell

Bigger is always better…or is it? When it comes to houses and apartments there’s no general rule. Great comfort and beauty can be achieved even in a microhouse. Similarly, a lot of studio apartments are ingeniously designed and adapted to offer all the necessary features using minimal floor space. The tiny house movement is actually...

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20 Pretty Pots to Refresh Your Succulents

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on May 26, 2016

20 Pretty Pots to Refresh Your Succulents

I’m known to say that no room is finished without a houseplant. Some people add leafy ferns or vining pothos and others, namely the brown thumbs, go for the succulents. But adding succulents to your home shouldn’t be seen as settling. There are so many varieties to choose from that can beautify your coffee table...

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ICFF 2016 Features Hand-Crafted Designs Along with Tech Innovations

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 19, 2016

ICFF 2016 Features Hand-Crafted Designs Along with Tech Innovations

  ICFF 2016 capped off a busy week in New York City as the final event in NYCxDesign, a citywide celebration of design. As always, there were plenty of new furnishings, fixtures and accessories to delight every buyer and decorator. Here are some of the things that caught Homedit’s eye, which include some from perennial favorite brands along...

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Beautiful Breakfast Nooks That Will Convince You to Get One

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on May 19, 2016

Beautiful Breakfast Nooks That Will Convince You to Get One

How many times have we been scrolling through our Pinterest feeds and come across someone lounging in a breakfast nook on a sunny morning, magazine in hand, steaming coffee on the table? It just inspires those monsters of jealousy in us. Believe it or not though, breakfast nooks aren’t just for the rich and famous....

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Best of Brooklyn – BKLYN DESIGN Highlights Small Makers

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 10, 2016

Best of Brooklyn – BKLYN DESIGN Highlights Small Makers

The first two weeks of May are an exciting time for design enthusiasts in the New York City area because of NYCxDesign, New York City’s official citywide celebration of design. Punctuated by major events like the Frieze Art Fair and BKLYN DESIGNS, and ending with The International Contemporary Furniture Fair, the period covers a countless array...

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Sleek Kitchens, Wood Designs and Technology Highlights of Milan 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 19, 2016

Sleek Kitchens, Wood Designs and Technology Highlights of Milan 2016

It was another exciting and exhausting Salone del Mobile for the Homedit team in Milan last week. From the latest in kitchen innovations presented at EurocCucina to new, elegant and design-forward furniture for your home, here’s a quick overview of the trends we spotted along the way. Hidden Kitchens Lots of stands were filled with...

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40 Decorating Mistakes You Need To Avoid At All Costs

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on April 13, 2016

40 Decorating Mistakes You Need To Avoid At All Costs

Everybody makes mistakes and it’s easy to fall in all sorts of traps when, for example, you’re decorating your place. Even professional designers do it so don’t feel bad. What’s important is to realize you’re making a mistake. Sometimes even that is difficult. But that’s what tips are for. Check out our list of common...

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Dining Table Inspiration for Your Next Party

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on April 12, 2016

Dining Table Inspiration for Your Next Party

Some elegant, some fun or fantastical — and all inspirational: This spring’s DIFFA Dining by Design, presented imaginative and stunning table displays by a wide variety of designers. DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS is one of the country’s largest supporters of direct care for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventive education for those at risk....

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55 Cool And Practical Home Décor Hacks You Should Try

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on April 8, 2016

55 Cool And Practical Home Décor Hacks You Should Try

Life hacks are cool and useful and they can be organized in multiple categories. A lot of them are referring to home décor, showing how you can make your home more practical and functional or how you can re-purpose things. We’ve put together 55 such examples. They’re all really simple so anyone can try them....

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Sophisticated Accessories And Centerpieces For Fancy Homes

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on March 30, 2016

Sophisticated Accessories And Centerpieces For Fancy Homes

The difference between a sophisticated and glamorous home and one that looks dull and mediocre is in the little details, the home accessories and the small elements often overlooked by a lot of people. High quality materials and nice furniture arrangements are not enough to make a home stand out. The space also needs some...

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101 Interior Design Tips You Need To Know

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on March 28, 2016

101 Interior Design Tips You Need To Know

Whether you’re just starting building your own home, you plan a renovation or you’ve been happily living there for years, it doesn’t really matter because in interior design there’s always something you can add or something you can modify to make things better. This is a continuous, never ending process and there’s always something new...

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Architectural Digest Design Show Features Innovations for Home Design

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on March 24, 2016

Architectural Digest Design Show Features Innovations for Home Design

Individually designed and handcrafted, opulent and lavish, and the latest in smart appliances — it was all at the the Architectural Digest Design Show 2016 in New York City.  Nearly 45,000 people attended the four-day event to see innovative products for all aspects of home design, and Homedit was there too.  Here are some highlights from among all...

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Art Ideas to Express Your Style in Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on March 21, 2016

Art Ideas to Express Your Style in Home Decor

If you want to make a big statement in your home decor, go for some big art. Sometimes only the biggest and most avant garde and extraordinary art ideas will do. Whether it’s an unusual piece of furniture, a big installation or something you hang from the ceiling, big art will be the focal point...

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50 Spring And Easter Wreaths With Fresh Designs

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on March 9, 2016

50 Spring And Easter Wreaths With Fresh Designs

Spring is finally here and, with Easter coming soon as well, it’s the perfect moment to celebrate them both with some beautiful home decorations. What immediately comes to mind is the always popular and versatile wreath. But how should this spring’s wreath look like? You have a multitude of designs and ideas to choose from...

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Art Ideas for Adding Special Touch to Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on March 3, 2016

Art Ideas for Adding Special Touch to Home Decor

Mention home accessories and most of us think about vases, pillows and knick-knacks — we don’t necessarily come up with art ideas.  One of the most dramatic accessories you can add to your home, however, is indeed art. It doesn’t have to be a painting or piece that you hang on the wall. Other art ideas are...

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Your Fresh Dose Of Inspiration For New Dining Room Décors

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on February 23, 2016

Your Fresh Dose Of Inspiration For New Dining Room Décors

Not all homes have a dining room. Some people don’t see the point of having a separate space just for eating when they can do that in the kitchen or somewhere else in the house. But let’s say you do want a dining area in your home. How would you decorate it and what type...

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Oversized, Modern Wall Art Decor a Popular Update

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on February 5, 2016

Oversized, Modern Wall Art Decor a Popular Update

What constitutes art can be a hotly debated issue, but one thing is for sure: It is a prime way to express your style and preferences in your home decor.  No matter what you like — from traditional oil landscapes to abstract art or funky, three-dimensional modern wall art pieces — there’s no limit to...

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Latest Home Decor Trends From IDS 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on February 1, 2016

Latest Home Decor Trends From IDS 2016

At the 2016 International Design Show in Toronto, experts helped attendees pin down what the home trends will be for 2016.  Suzanne Dimma, House & Home’s editor-in-chief and interior designer, set out what the magazine has identified as the top home decor trends for 2016. Show Some Leg The number one trend House and Home identified is...

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Latest in Home Decor and Design at IDS Toronto

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on January 28, 2016

Latest in Home Decor and Design at IDS Toronto

The International Design Show Toronto 2016 was a lively showcase of products, designs and ideas with a Canadian flavor. Dominated by bathrooms, kitchen and flooring, the show also included a wide variety of independent creators who presented a beautiful range of home furnishings and accessories. Because many Canadian designers are known for their wood products, they...

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Modern Lighting A Critical Design Element

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on January 26, 2016

Modern Lighting A Critical Design Element

Some people view lighting fixtures as a necessity for life, however they are far more: The right light fixture is an important design element in any home. What they look like and how they illuminate your space sets the mood and defines your style. Today’s designers are making the most of lighting technologies, combining them with novel materials and...

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Sebastian Herkner’s ‘Das Haus’ Celebrates Openness And Transparency In Home Design At IMM Cologne 2016

Posted in Best Of | by Liz Eve, on January 25, 2016

Sebastian Herkner’s ‘Das Haus’ Celebrates Openness And Transparency In Home Design At IMM Cologne 2016

As his impressive ‘Das Haus’ home opened to visitors at Cologne’s IMM International furniture exhibition, German designer Sebastian Herkner remarked that design should take responsibility and try to help with cultural integration. In his choice of materials and objects for ‘Das Haus’ Herkner had the German ‘Wilkommenskultur’ in mind. The result is an open concept...

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Future Furniture Design Talent at IMM Cologne 2016 

Posted in Best Of | by Liz Eve, on January 22, 2016

Future Furniture Design Talent at IMM Cologne 2016 

What is created when the rules are broken and traditional crafts reinvented? What happens when a humble chair meets the world of sculpture via latex and string? What if you wanted to pack up and take your bathtub with you when you move house? These and other questions are tackled by up and coming talent...

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Designers Embrace Whimsical Home Decorating Ideas

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on January 11, 2016

Designers Embrace Whimsical Home Decorating Ideas

From big beaded mushrooms to giant sharks and seating that looks like it came out of a gym, today’s modern designers are creating fanciful, playful pieces that spark creative home decorating ideas for every room of your home. Never has there been a better time to indulge your personal style in home decor with new levels of whimsy. Design Miami/...

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25 Throw Pillows: Winter Edition

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on January 11, 2016

25 Throw Pillows: Winter Edition

Winter is the coziest season. When the Christmas lights are put away, it’s time to break out all the pillows and blankets you can find, light your candles and snuggle up against the chill. But you can’t snuggle with Fall throw pillows. It might make you miss bonfires and cider too much. Instead, you need...

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Unique Furniture A Highlight At Art Basel, Miami Fairs

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 31, 2015

Unique Furniture A Highlight At Art Basel, Miami Fairs

Visiting Art Basel and Design Miami is a delight for the senses. Homedit also found that there can be a very fine line between what is categorized as art or as design for the home. In either case, each piece — whether seating, lighting, tables or wall art — is unique furniture that is an expression of...

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Color Theory and How to Use Color to Your Advantage

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on December 24, 2015

Color Theory and How to Use Color to Your Advantage

So you want to learn about color theory, do you? Excellent. But where to begin with such a complex subject matter? Color inherentlyhas a very real mental and physical effect on people; thus, it should be used with intention and care. Everything else being equal, color alone can set or change a mood, attract or...

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Design Miami 2015 Melds Art, Design For Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 14, 2015

Design Miami 2015 Melds Art, Design For Home Decor

Homedit visited Design Miami/2015, which is known as the global forum for design. The fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Because it takes places alongside Art Basel, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible...

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