Where Are The Black Home Design Personalities? This One Created Her Own Platform

How many interior design/home improvement TV personalities can you think of? Sure, there are tons, right? But how many of them are Black? If you’re struggling to think of a single one, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, the truth is that it’s not at all hard to binge-watch home décor shows on a Saturday and not see a single Black or Brown face in a lead role. The June 2020 Vogue UK article “Interior Design Has A Race Problem—And It Needs To Be Addressed” explores the stark lack of diversity across the industry.

Texas mom of eight Tara L. Paige didn’t see Black women represented in the home design media ecosystem so she decided to create her own space.

Tara’s passion was ignited as she explored options for extending her living space beyond her four walls amid Covid-19 shelter in place orders.

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Moreland Hills home is a testament to 1990s design: House of the Week

MORELAND HILLS, Ohio — The arches, glass block and minimalist exterior give it away immediately: 30 Easton Lane was built in the 1990s. The home is truly a product of its time, yet it’s unlike anything you’ve seen before.

On the outside, the massive 7,455 sq. ft. structure resembles two modernist barns joined together by a trio of silos. Inside, there are 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.

“This home has the wow factor,” says Howard Hanna agent Adam Kaufman, who has the property listed for $1,175,000.

The home’s striking design extends into the interior. Walk through the front doors into the dramatic two-story entryway. From there, it’s few steps to the open-concept main living area, which includes an aptly-named great room, updated kitchen and glass-walled dining room. The entire space is ideal for entertaining, boasting high ceilings, hardwood floors, a fireplace, plenty of wall space to showcase your art collection

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This Video Series Offers a Peek at Stunning Design Locales

Photo credit: Neil Landino
Photo credit: Neil Landino

From Veranda

A landmark gate house in Pittsburgh. A masterful Connecticut garden with a delicious pedigree. An early 20th-century planned community in Houston that serves as a paradigm of architectural diversity.

As virtual field trips go, they don’t get better than this. In a recently launched video series by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA), a Who’s Who roster of top design talents share peeks into their own backyards (both literally and figuratively) to offer illuminating perspectives on near-and-dear landmarks and other feats of good traditional design.

The series, entitled In Your Neighborhood, arose in part out of a sense of COVID-era localism—architect and board member Eric Osth came up with the idea, says ICAA president Peter Lyden. “He is deeply invested in understanding the elements that make for beautiful, livable, and memorable towns, cities, and neighborhoods,” notes Lyden, adding that he

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Common Mistakes To Avoid While Making Whipped Cream From A Whipped Cream Dispenser

Making whip cream using a whipped cream dispenser is very easy but there are some mistakes that you should avoid while making whip cream. Taking the proper safety measures, adding ingredients by properly measuring them, and also some quick checks. No one wants to make a sloppy and runny whipped cream, which is ultimate of no use.

Some common mistakes

If you are making whip cream using a whipped cream dispenser for the first time you may not know some common facts, but many people make mistakes even after using it for years. So never hesitate to increase your knowledge and learn from your mistakes. We have listed some common mistakes that one make while making whipped cream: 

1. People use warm or not so chilled whipped cream.

This is probably the common mistake that everyone makes when they are whipping a cream. The heavy cream that you are using … Read More