By the end of an average year, you’ll have spent nearly 3,000 hours lying on your mattress, so it pays to take good care of what is typically an expensive purchase. A well-chosen, well-cared for mattress is crucial to your health – it keeps your spine properly aligned, your body well supported and your sleep […]

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Luxury hotels are competing with each other over finding the best beds and providing the most comfortable sleep for their guests. You won’t have a budget like they do, but you should really make an effort to give your guests a bed that you’d be willing to sleep in. A too-short sofa bed or foam […]

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  If you’re one of those people who spends most of your time daydreaming about the ‘50s and ’60s, browsing flea markets for retro furniture, and comparing your friends to Mad Men characters, it’s probably time for you to visit the Midwest. There, you’ll find amazing off-the-beaten-path examples of midcentury design and architecture. Plan a […]

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Interior designers lend their advice for this luxurious, cozy trend. Faux fur: It’s so cozy. It’s so welcoming. And right now, it’s on its way to becoming a toasty hot interior design trend. As the luscious material trends on the runway this fall, interior designers say it’s also appearing more and more in homes. Why? […]

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How designer Joan Enger transformed a custom home with a subdued palette and a perfectly restrained aesthetic. In order to create a custom house that appealed to a variety of styles, designer Joan Enger of J. PATRYCE DESIGN put together a stylish abode rooted in a subtle palette and restrained aesthetic. When Enger first approached […]

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Craving a home redo? There’s an app for that. Choosing the right tools, colors and furniture to decorate your home can be overwhelming. Luckily, there’s an app for that—several actually. From gut renovations to minor home redesigns, there are a variety of intuitive apps that will make the process simple and easy, with a final […]

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The very definition of a timeless classic. Chesterfield sofas are like the riding boots of the furniture world—they’ve got British roots, most famously come in rich brown leather, have been around for centuries yet continue to be relevant in both style and function, and are an object of the modern era’s fascination and as such […]

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