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Designing a Mudroom That Combines Form and Function
Designing a Mudroom That Combines Form and Function
A mudroom is the ultimate stomping ground ... literally. In many homes, it's that second entrance space for unloading your shoes, outerwear and gear.
How To Specify Seating For Healthcare
How To Specify Seating For Healthcare
The preferences of patients, families, and medical staff for interiors that mirror life outside facilities' walls is resulting in a healthcare design typology that's colored by retail, hospitality, and other design sectors.
Interior Design Partnership Shows How Media Can Bolster Brands
Interior Design Partnership Shows How Media Can Bolster Brands
Architectural Digest and Modsy, a 3-D visualization home design tool, have joined forces in an effort that demonstrates how content can be used to seamlessly extend a brand’s reach and sell related products. The Clever website allows readers to t...
Why Do So Many Millennial Women's Bathrooms Look The Same?
Why Do So Many Millennial Women's Bathrooms Look The Same?
Well-lit, surprisingly large spaces in which every possible surface is covered in flawless white marble. Diptyque candle jars, their waxy remnants scooped out, used to hold assortments of lipsticks and makeup brushes.
How to Create a Successful Interior Design Website
How to Create a Successful Interior Design Website
The days of toting around a physical portfolio, filled to the brim with (real film) photographs and sketches, are quickly fading. While designers still work with physical swatches and samples, much of the design industry, like the rest of the world, is...
Can 'Hardening' Our Schools Keep Our Kids Safe?
Can 'Hardening' Our Schools Keep Our Kids Safe?
In the wake of the Parkland shooting and the March for Our Lives movement, the question of school safety has gotten renewed focus.
Rooms With 'Good Bones': Edith Wharton's Design Legacy
Rooms With 'Good Bones': Edith Wharton's Design Legacy
Edith Wharton, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author famous for novels set in the late 19th century, also wrote an influential book on interior design, long considered a sort of bible of American decorating.
This Interior Designer Is Cornering an Untapped Demographic—Urban Bachelors
This Interior Designer Is Cornering an Untapped Demographic—Urban Bachelors
After years of collaborating with her mother, Carola Hinojosa of the Miami-based Hinojosa Studio, interior designer Sabrina MacLean has launched her own independent venture, Maison MacLean - a boutique decorating service oriented to what she believes t...
Trends in Design and Home Furnishings
Trends in Design and Home Furnishings
Recycling textiles is a thrifty endeavor that is older than rag rugs.
How Urban Design Can Make Our Cities Less Vulnerable To Attacks
How Urban Design Can Make Our Cities Less Vulnerable To Attacks
Jon Coaffee is a professor of urban geography at the University of Warwick in England and an expert on the impact of terrorism and other security concerns on the functioning of urban areas. We asked him about what can help mitigate hostile vehicle atta...
How To Display Those Books, Books And More Books
How To Display Those Books, Books And More Books
Regardless of today's technological revolution, there is no comparison between a tablet or e-reader and a book. Books provide a sensation and look that can't be beat. Well-known author Jorge Luis Borges once said: "I cannot sleep unless I'm surrounded ...
7 Kitchen Design Trends That Are Poised To Be Huge in 2018
7 Kitchen Design Trends That Are Poised To Be Huge in 2018
Some people smoke. Some people shop. But our vice? Spending a downright unholy amount of time looking at kitchen porn. Whether you're actually looking to renovate in the year ahead, or like us, just love to drool over design, here are the seven hottest...
The Science of Color
The Science of Color
How many colors do you see in the above image? You may have guessed four: one for each of the four squares. But the answer is three. The two small squares are the same color; they appear different only because of their contrasting backgrounds.
The Recyclable And Sustainable Public Space
The Recyclable And Sustainable Public Space
Students from the Parsons School of Design at The New School have created a new temporary public space in New York from recycled fishing net and natural timber.
How to Build a Marketing Plan Around Your Target Market
How to Build a Marketing Plan Around Your Target Market
As a business professional, one must take the time to understand their target market. From demographics to behaviors, knowing this or not knowing it can make or break a business.
Three Architects on Designing Safe Schools
Three Architects on Designing Safe Schools
The shooting rampage that left 17 Florida high school students dead in February triggered a massive response by young people across the country demanding meaningful gun policy reform from legislators.
These Italian Sisters and Design-World Stars Will Make You Want to Redecorate
These Italian Sisters and Design-World Stars Will Make You Want to Redecorate
They're the perfect team: Nathalie Droulers is an architect, and her sister Virginie is a visual designer. Together, these Italian sisters founded Droulers Architecture, a Milan-based studio covering the architecture and interior design of both commerc...
Wyndham Hotels Set Out to Engineer the Perfect Night's Sleep
Wyndham Hotels Set Out to Engineer the Perfect Night's Sleep
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is engineering its hotel rooms around an elusive concept in travel: a really great night's sleep. The brand is teaming up with wellness innovator Delos and famous designer Jeffrey Beers to outfit rooms that inspire rest, comf...
Pantone Unveils Autumn And Winter 2018 Palette
Pantone Unveils Autumn And Winter 2018 Palette
On the heels of this year's New York Fashion Week, Pantone has announced 10 fresh "seasonal" hues and five "classic" colors the institute predicts will shape fashion, home decor, and interior design palettes for the fall/winter 2018 season.
Strong Finish For Architecture Billings in 2017
Strong Finish For Architecture Billings in 2017
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings.
Pinterest's Top 10 Home Interior Trends For 2018
Pinterest's Top 10 Home Interior Trends For 2018
As well as being a go-to for fashion fans, Pinterest is a popular haunt for interior design buffs searching for inspiration. In fact, home decoration content is up 75 percent on the social network. Here are the trends in store for 2018 according to Pin...
The Intersection of Hospitality and Retail
The Intersection of Hospitality and Retail
Jackson Thilenius writes, "The intersection of hospitality and retail has become a hot topic, and many clients are now asking about the implications.
The Productivity Problem In Office Design
The Productivity Problem In Office Design
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), global labor productivity per employee has failed to markedly rise since the global downturn, despite the media storm that often hails the workplace experience as being the...
The Restaurant Design Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2018
The Restaurant Design Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2018
The rustic-hewn, Anthropologie-inspired era of restaurant design is over, as designers look toward sleek surfaces, rich woods, and greenery to adorn their spaces in the coming year. AD PRO spoke to several masterminds of restaurant design to get their ...
Why Top Designers Are In Love with This Material
Why Top Designers Are In Love with This Material
People might have liked what I was doing, responded to it, bought it, eaten off of it, but it had nothing to do with being an artist-it was about being a craftsman, reflected Betty Woodman in an interview with The Guardian.
This New Hotel Is Designed To Harness Energy From The Ocean
This New Hotel Is Designed To Harness Energy From The Ocean
Hotels everywhere are taking steps to become leaders in sustainable architecture and design. From properties at the base of fjords in the northernmost parts of the world to resorts in tropical islands nestled among coral reefs, travel destinations are ...
Meet the Terrazzo Spin-Off That's Taking Over Interior Design
Meet the Terrazzo Spin-Off That's Taking Over Interior Design
Terrazzo is back and better than ever, says Pinterest (and zero janitors). But with any great revival comes a solid reinvention: Enter Marmoreal, an engineered marble that’s slowly coming to a countertop near you.
With the Public Hotel, Ian Schrager is Reinventing Luxury Hospitality. Again.
With the Public Hotel, Ian Schrager is Reinventing Luxury Hospitality. Again.
Ian Schrager is an ideas man. The hospitality mogul's sprawling West Village office embodies his frenetic genius: Renderings and design experiments from his projects are tacked onto the walls, hanging alongside well-wishes from celebrity associates ove...
Here's How Dubai-Based Sneha Divias Is Telling Stories Through Interior Design
Here's How Dubai-Based Sneha Divias Is Telling Stories Through Interior Design
Located just 20 minutes from Muscat on the shores of the Gulf of Oman in a hidden cove is Barr Al Jissah. A luxury haven known for its exclusive villas and mesmerising landscape, beautifully crafted homes are visually in tune with the surrounding cliff...
How Homes Support Healthy Lifestyles
How Homes Support Healthy Lifestyles
More and more consumers are looking for ways their homes can improve their physical and mental well-being.
Are You Marketing 10 Hours a Week?
Are You Marketing 10 Hours a Week?
Whenever designers tell me they are not satisfied with the amount of work they are getting or with how much they are earning, my first question is, "How much marketing are you doing?"
Why Scandinavian Design Is So Great For Small Spaces
Why Scandinavian Design Is So Great For Small Spaces
There's something about Scandinavian interior design that sings in small spaces.
Wonky Desks, Giant Fig Trees And Mindfulness Classes: Is This the Office of the Future?
Wonky Desks, Giant Fig Trees And Mindfulness Classes: Is This the Office of the Future?
Oliver Wainwright writes, "A wall of transparent plastic has been stretched across the gap between two mews houses.
The Pink Zebra: An Eye-Popping Restaurant/Bar Inspired by the Work of Wes Anderson
The Pink Zebra: An Eye-Popping Restaurant/Bar Inspired by the Work of Wes Anderson
If Design Milk could relocate and setup shop in a restaurant/bar, I'm pretty sure it would be this one located in Kanpur, India.

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