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Modern Folklore Patterns Adorn Decor

KIM COOK Associated Press Many young international designers are drawing on heritage, folklore and their imaginations to create contemporary textile, ceramic and wall-covering patterns. Some are finding larger audiences through […]


Decor That Brings The Luxe Outside

KIM COOK Associated Press Innovations in design, materials and manufacturing have had a big impact on home decor — outdoors as well as in. Besides advances in durability, there’s now […]

Architectural Digest Design Show Is Calm, Cool and Collected

KIM COOK Associated Press This month’s Architectural Digest Design Show offered winter-weary attendees a breath of fresh air with many design ideas that were calm, cool and collected. Some highlights: […]

Spring 2018 Decor: A Happy And Relaxed Refuge At Home

KIM COOK Associated Press The biggest trend in decor may be that there isn’t a big seasonal shift in style any more. In an era of democratic design, there’s a […]

Decor That’s Perfectly Imperfect

KIM COOK Associated Press “Perfect imperfection” is a trend in furnishings and decor. “It’s a return to the artisanal and the crafted, with narrative and meaning to objects,” says Caroline […]