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Take a Seat! 6 Price-is-Right Eames-Inspired Chairs

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With so many different styles hailing from design greats Ray and Charles Eames, there's a chair for just about any mid-century furniture lover. From leather lounger to a wire or plastic-molded one, or even a... read more

How We Live at Viyet

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You'd expect that Viyet -- the über-chic online consignment destination for all things home -- would have one killer office. And they sure do! Their Soho headquarters is like design candy land with a mix of collectable vintage pieces and contemporary objects. The verdict: It’s swoon-worthy. Feast your eyes on this workspace!

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Home Tour: Step Inside This Photographer’s Modern California Cabin Retreat

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Photographer and stylist Caitlin Atkinson sure hit gold when she converted this 750-square-foot barn into her Sierra Nevada foothills dream cabin. A mix of handmade goods, Craigslist finds and plant life lends lots of color and life in this relaxing abode. A simple dining room table by Francis Palmer is warmed up with painted... read more

Instant Expert: This Eames Chair Was Possible Because of What?!

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You've seen these chairs everywhere, but did you know that the famed molded Eames chairs -- developed by the husband-and-wife design duo Charles and Ray Eames -- were possible because of military technology (um, like the Internet)? In a material world: Charles and Ray Eames were first in their class to utilize fiberglass... read more

Room Envy: East Meets West in This Modern Nomad-Style Living Room

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You may have a traveler’s heart, but that doesn’t mean that your nomadic décor needs to be all found objects. Let your modern side shine by mixing two design styles for a cool, relaxed, global vibe (see how, below). Think cozy shaggy rugs with woven poufs and sleek midcentury furniture. Visiting your living room is... read more

The Easiest DIY Stenciled Pillow Cover Ever

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Shauna West, the DIY master behind The $50 Home Makeover book, is showing us how to stencil the modern way. Simple linen pillow covers get a super-easy personal styling (courtesy of you!), but you can use these skills to transform everything from curtains to tea towels -- or even walls.  Cost: $20 | Time: 30... read more

How to Glam Up That Hand-Me-Down Dresser

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We got the DIY diva Shaunna West, author of the book The $50 Home Makeover, to show us her stuff. Since metallics have made a major comeback, what better way to incorporate it into your home than with a dresser. You know that hand-me-down your great aunt gave you that's sitting in the garage? Dust... read more

Room Envy: A Modern Bedroom That’s All Rosy

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If you love slick modern furniture, but are getting a little tired of the all-white look, try out some jewel tones. They're a huge trend for bedroom colors in 2015, so do up your sleeping area in a rich purple-red shade. If you’re not ready to commit to the... read more

Trend Alert: Graphic Florals Are Blooming

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Fashion week is in full swing, and I'm back from the Cynthia Rowley Spring/Summer '15 presentation and ready to share how next year's trends will influence interiors. Not only were the show's cuts and florals totally retro, but pinks and reds in bold prints stole the stage. What I'm thinking? Styles from the 1960's will... read more

Get It for a Song! Joss & Main Flash Sale with Little Big Town

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If mid-century modern, a little bit of country and a lot of glam are your jam, then we've got something special to tell you. Joss & Main has curated a flash sale with the musical ladies of Little Big Town -- Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman -- so you can get their Nashville style.... read more