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Outdoor living spaces have become popular additions to yards and gardens. Nowadays, we have created living areas out of patios, fashioned intimate spaces on porches and outfitted our outdoors with full-blown kitchens. Taking this all a step further, why not take your sleeping space outdoors, too? Adding a stylish, comfortable spot to while away the afternoon with a good book or simply enjoy a nap al fresco can transform your outdoors into your favorite spot to snooze. More »
It’s often an afterthought, yet it’s the one place where everyone in the family interacts and is central to family life. What’s this object? The kitchen sink. If you have the notion that all sinks are more or less the same, you may want to reconsider how selecting the right kind of sink for you and your family could make your time in the kitchen easier and more productive. More »
Locust Valley interior designer Meg Braff is in love with color, and nowhere is that more apparent than in her new book, “The Decorated Home: Living With Style and Joy” (Rizzoli, $45). The 240-page book features color photographs of boldly designed and lushly colored rooms, many on Long Island. More »
Need a little inspiration when it comes to home decorating? Here are 24 books to help you get started. More »
This Woodbury dining room was designed by Robyn Baumgarten of the Woodbury-based firm Interiors by Just Design. The light simplicity of the room’s color scheme created the perfect backdrop to show off the sexy, sculpted lines of two stunning showpiece end chairs. More »
It’s the drawer you dread. The one that’s so full it’s hard to find anything in it, yet it’s indispensable and in every home. But there’s no reason you can’t tame your junk drawer so that it can hold the mishmash that we all accumulate, and you can find things when you need them. More »