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16 Statement Sofas to Consider Blowing Your Budget On

When it comes to decorating, most people tend to follow the same, tried-and-true, low-risk method: Buy a nice but ultimately unremarkable sofa and bring personality into the room via colorful or patterned throw pillows, statement-y rugs, a killer gallery wall, or dramatic lighting. But today, we're wondering if it might be worth it to consider throwing away that number one rule of decorating and making the sofa the focal point of your whole room.
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Need an Ikea Upgrade? Here are 34 Accessories for Your New, Grown-Up Kitchen

This week we happened to be browsing one of the most comprehensive online sources for contemporary housewares, when it struck us as a pretty great bet — particularly for anyone who needs to fill a cabinet (or registry) with designy kitchen items. AllModern's sheer size can be disconcerting, but here we've done the work for you, unearthing all the gems we could find by the likes of Aldo Rossi, Os & Oos, Norm Architects, John Pawson, The Principals, Achille Castiglioni and more.
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Win This Colorful Moroccan Rug — And Shop a Dozen of Our Other Favorite Fringe Objects

Is there any trend right now more ubiquitous than fringe? (Wait a minute — don't say Millennial Pink. Or Memphis.) Still, in the last few years or so, it would seem we've reached peak fringe, with a dusting of long yarns adorning everything from the zig-zag bangs of Ben & Aja Blanc's Half Moon Mirror to the eyelashed African cooperative baskets you'll find in most home goods stores. But to our minds, the thing that jump-started the recent craving for all things hairy and fluffy — in interiors, at least — was the renewed interest a few years back in shaggy, colorful Moroccan rugs, like the Boucherouite one we're giving away with Beklina.
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A New Nashville Concept Shop With Rotating Curatorial Themes

If you walked into the new Wilder Etudes store in Nashville, you might not notice anything out of the ordinary; it has its own vibe, of course, but otherwise appears no different than the kind of small, directional boutique you might find in Brooklyn or L.A. But everything stocked at Wilder Etudes adheres to a theme that will change every three months, and the connections aren't always obvious.
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We’ve Added a Dozen Items to Our Newly Revamped Shop!

Maybe it's the seven-year itch, but after a long period of subtle changes, this summer we decided to go all-out in revamping the online shop we've been running since 2010, adding almost a dozen new items by some of our favorite housewares and jewelry designers — with a dozen more on the way between now and fall.
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This Collection Is Turning Design’s Biggest Trends Into Stuff You Can Actually Afford

We pride ourselves here on generally being able to spot or define trends as they're taking shape, but it's sometimes just as interesting to track what happens to those trends when they begin to be picked up by the masses. That's why retailers like West Elm have always been so fascinating to us: They're essentially the fulcrum, the point at which trends swing from an insider-y secret to something anyone might adopt into their living rooms. Their latest collection might be our favorite example of this yet.
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Four Design Calendars That Put iCal to Shame

No one NEEDS a physical calendar anymore, but we've scouted out four that are about to make you WANT one — two are entirely devoted to contemporary ceramics stars, one is a compendium of images by one of our favorite art directors, and the fourth facilitates world domination against a backdrop of futuristic interiors and flower arrangements. From boob potters on motorcycles to camels wearing party decorations, click through to shop our picks.
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We Asked 8 Interior Design Experts to Reveal Their Secret Sources

I recently moved into a smaller space, and the entire decorating process — pinning, shopping, and pining for solutions when I couldn’t do or find things myself — got me wondering how professional designers do it. What secret resources do they have access to? What are their can't-miss styling objects? What apps do they use — and how? So we asked eight of our favorite interiors experts for their best shopping tips: the products, hotspots, and why-didn’t-I-think-of-that fixes that make the process of furnishing a home so much smoother.
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35 Unexpectedly Chic Pieces for an Un-Boring Office

Seven years ago, places like Heartwork or Poppin didn't even exist. Now there's an insane amount of incredibly chic stuff, if only you know where to look. Here, we've gathered 35 examples of our favorite desks, chairs, lights, and other accessories for creating the the stylish office of your dreams.
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A Day’s Worth of Designy Studio Essentials From Need Supply’s New Housewares Arm

Need Supply has always been one of the first places we look when we're in the market for affordable yet fashion-y basics. But this month, the online retailer officially launched Need Supply Life, its permanent home for designs for the home. After taking a spin through the site, we realized that its wares would be equally suited to the studio, so we put together a game plan for upgrading your typical workday with gear sourced from the new site — not to mention some of our favorite makers.
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Stylish Oversized Planters and Where to Find Them

Finally — 20 Oversized Planters Worthy of Your Fiddle Leaf

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that no effortlessly chic interior these days is complete without an indoor tree (or at least a split-leaf philodendron). So why is it so darn hard to find the stylish oversized planters you need to put them in? Nearly every ceramicist we know makes tiny planters for succulents or small-scale ones for your basic snake plant or fern. But those 10-inch or more ones are fewer and farther between. Never fear: We did the legwork for you to find 20 stylish oversized planters that'll make your home or studio sing.
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