Pizza, puppies, and mid-century modern design: some things just never go out of style. And with good reason! We would hate to live in a world without French Bulldog pups or Eames chairs, and luckily it seems we will never have to. The streamlined and sophisticated subtlety of mid-century modern design has proven timeless, moving into American homes in the 1950s where it happily resides to this day. So what exactly is it about mid-century modern style that gives it lasting power? Even Mad Men ended after 7 seasons! We’re taught that all good things must

Fashion and interior design are like two close friends who like to copy each other’s outfits. When one is favoring neutrals over vibrant colors, the other is too. So as you might imagine, there were lots of trends walking the runways at New York Fashion Week that we’re already picturing in our homes. From rich colors and luxe fabrics to bold statements that echo world affairs, these are the looks to take to your living room. Related: Match the Street Style Star to the Room Activist-Chic A lot of people have

It’s been a long, strenuous winter at work so you’ve decided to treat yourself to some of those precious vacation days. After all, you deserve a Spring Break just as much as a student, right? But where do you go in the middle of March when all the ideal destinations are crawling with inebriated college kids? While the cerulean waters of Cabo and Cancun may sound nice, they’re standard spots for Spring Break debauchery. But it’s okay, because the world contains countless sophisticated escapes where you can sip your margarita

Image via Architectural Digest Whether you’re single or spoken for, there’s no denying that Valentine’s Day can be a little sickeningly sweet. By the time the day arrives, we’ve been worn out by our attempts at making dinner reservations, we’ve seen way too many ads for the “perfect gift,” and we never want to taste another candy heart again. But there is one thing about this hallmark holiday that we can get behind — the colors. Although soothing blues and neutral hues are great, nothing makes us swoon like a

What if real life happened like it does in a rom-com? It all starts with a meet-cute in the park, when your dogs’ leashes tangle you into an unexpected romance. A series of ups and downs and conflicts and quarrels carry you to the end of your love story where somehow, everything works out magically and you live happily ever after in a cute little bungalow by the beach. Unfortunately, real life doesn’t happen quite like that. But if these rom-coms teach us anything, it’s how a well-designed home can help

via Illinois Criminal Defense Cohabitation. No one said it was easy. Even the word itself is overly complicated. But when moving in with a SO, it’s important to have some design tricks up your sleeve. With these hacks you’ll protect those nightly cuddle sessions on the couch while eliminating the screaming matches and thrown plates. From compromising to open communication, here are the design rules for living better together. Related: Adventures in Cohabitation: A Move that Made a Happy Home  Start Fresh Revamp your space together, treating each room like

Interior image via C Home It’s that special time of year again when all the world’s It-girls put on their daily best and take their front row seats at Fashion Week. But everyone knows the streets are where the real fashion shows are. From New York to Paris, trendsetters strut their stuff from show to show as if they were walking the runway themselves. These ladies are photographed so frequently that we tend to know their tastes almost as well as we know our own. And some of their looks just so happen to pair

Flowers and chocolates are fine and all. But if we have to be honest, we wouldn’t mind, just once, having a seriously over-the-top Valentine’s Day surprise. So may we suggest that you *accidentally* leave this page open on your S.O’s laptop or ask a trusty friend to relay the message? And if they’re STILL not getting the hint, just tell them that dinner on a snowcapped mountain is exactly what Valentine’s Day dreams are made of. Because communication is key to any lasting relationship, right? So, turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day

Google “how to design your home when moving in with someone” and you’ll get a ton of results explaining how to compromise with your BF on that horrendous chair he wants to keep. But what about design for the recently dumped? After a breakup, a bedroom that was once a romantic refuge suddenly feels more like a battleground. You glance around your space and realize you’re sitting in a tomb of items that symbolize your fallen relationship. We’ve all been there. But just like chopping your hair off or working out,

Small-space living is never easy. But when your bedroom is hardly big enough for your bed, maximizing your minimal space can seem like a near-impossible feat. So how do you make room for your stuff and yourself while still maintaining your style? From letting in natural light to ditching the double nightstands, these space-saving tips will make your petit boudoir feel more like a grand hotel suite. Free Up Floor Space Do you have a heavy bookshelf or two clunky nightstands taking up floor space? The more floor you can see, the

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