Category: Exterior Design

Home-A-Rama comes to the city of Cincinnati for first time ever

For the first time ever, Homearama is taking place inside the city of Cincinnati.Home builders are showing off their best work in the East End, at the new Walworth Junction development.“And that’s 57 years going strong and we couldn’t be more excited to have it in the city,” said Brad Olinger, Owner of Sterling Homes.The homes may not look as big as some home shows before from the outside, but inside is a different story.The design team built up, so you’ll get to tour four floors with open floor plans for each. A unique feature of all the homes is … Read more

What houses looked like when your grandparents were born

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Where a Design Editor Looks for Color Inspiration

Close-Up Of Paint Roller On Container Against Wall

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Whether you’re decorating a brand new home or giving your bedroom of three years a refresh, color—from the paint on your walls to the shade of a statement armchair—is a crucial element of cultivating your desired aesthetic. With thousands of options at your disposal, though, the task of narrowing down the right choice can feel daunting.

So where to begin? Here, House Beautiful’s design editor, Hadley Mendelsohn, shares some of her own sources of color inspiration, from exploring flea markets to the palettes of her favorite films. These tips are especially helpful for

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4 Ways COVID Has Changed Home Design

There’s no place like home. 

The phrase has always been true, but especially in the last six months. What used to be a place to return to after a long day now serves multiple purposes to people all day, every day. The home is now an office, school, restaurant, gym, playroom and more. 

And with most people around the world spending significantly more time in their homes than ever before, change has inevitably occurred. 

Spending so much time at home leaves people to look at their homes and want to make changes. Research has found that 70% of Americans

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Fashion brands design ‘waist-up’ clothing for video calls

Fashion labels are designing outfits for video calls during the coronavirus pandemic.

A “waist-up” focus has been noticed at both Milan and London Fashion Weeks, with detailed necklines and relaxed trousers.

Prada placed its logo near the collars of its tops, and featured large coats pulled around shoulders like a blanket.

It said it was not inspired by Zoom, but by the “contemporary human relationship with technology”.

“Fashion is about reacting to reality,” said Miuccia Prada, head designer of Prada, at its virtual Milan fashion show. “During lockdown, I realised how important technology is and how it is impactful for

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