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Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year Is…

By: Sarah Beaumont

December 8, 2016

2016 was a rough one. From wars to elections to the loss of some of our most beloved musical icons, we’re more than a little ready to bid farewell to this year and welcome the next one with a fresh perspective. And Pantone is definitely on board. As the authoritative voice on all things color, Pantone has chosen Greenery, a shade of renewal to be the official 2017 Color of the Year. Indicative of the bursting revival of nature that comes at the start of spring, Greenery is a zesty yellow-green blend

Photo via Framebridge  There’s one question we’ve been asking ourselves ever since Santa first fell down our chimney oh so long ago, “Why can’t every day be Christmas?” Well this year, 12 out of 365 days can! Thanks to twelve of our all-time, favorite brands, we’re giving away a gift-a-day plus an interior design package from yours truly. So whether you’re a health food addict, an organizational machine, a fashion aficionado, or all of the above, there are twelve ways to win everything on your wish list this holiday season. Get the lowdown on the official rules here,

Image via Architectural Digest (The Old Family Dining Room during the Obama Administration) With its vast, white facade and grand, ionic columns, the White House is one of the most notable architectural landmarks in the world. Daily tours make their way around its historic halls, and visitors come from far and wide to take pictures outside its gates. But beyond the public areas of the White House, the presidential family has their own private world, expertly designed to fit their tastes. As we near the end of the Obama Administration and

Democrat or Republican, we all have one thing in common — our undeniable fascination with the White House. And with all of the madness surrounding this presidential election on November 28th November 8th, we’re turning our attention towards something a bit less controversial, the winning candidates private quarters. Along with the title, the soon-to-be president also gets their very own, four-story residence between the East and West Wing of the White House. And, if you’ve seen The Obama family’s White House tour, you know that they’re pretty spectacular digs. So we asked our interior designers to

Via Canadian Design Firm, Yabu Pushelberg Have you ever wondered what exactly goes down at the Summer Games when the Olympians are off duty? Both on and off the sporting arena, the Olympics are a time for countries to strut their stuff and celebrate their national pride. From multicultural exhibitions to electronic dance parties, the National Houses are the place to be as soon the final buzzer sounds. These are the amazing country-sponsored Hospitality Houses around Rio de Janeiro that deserve a gold medal in our design Olympics. Which are

You heard us correctly. Everyone’s favorite affordable furniture giant is making moves to the museum. But this isn’t just any exhibition. The IKEA Museum, which opened June 30 in Älmhult, Sweden, traces the company’s successful history in home décor with seven decades’ worth of designs on display. The main exhibition gives visitors the inside scoop on the story behind the Swedish furniture powerhouse, as well as an exclusive look at some of its best-selling products through the ages—get ready to see the iconic Klippan sofa in all its retro glory.

#LADesignSummit: Get There!

By: Casey Gerber

March 25, 2015

If you follow us on Twitter, you’ve seen the buzz about the incredible event we’re hosting at 800MAIN in Venice on Thursday, March 26th. (Yep, that’s tomorrow!) We’re so excited to bring together companies and individuals that surprise, inspire, and delight us to discuss all things design and tech! Didn’t get tickets, or is LA is a little far for you? Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to stay up to date on everything we discuss throughout the day!

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