Home design can help keep the peace during COVID-19 | Better Homes

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) — Out in public and inside your home, there is a renewed focus on cleanliness as the Coronavirus pandemic continues. But that’s far from the only change the COVID-19 has caused inside of your home.

Many major corporations have extended work from home orders into 2021, and school districts have made changes to digital learning schedules. In fact, many people may be feeling your “family time” may be at an all time high.  That does not mean it is all quality time.  Trends expert and style director for “Better Homes and Gardens”, Max Wilker, shares home design can lend a helping hand.

Wilker explains, create a space for “me time”.

“You can’t be focused on work all the time. Are you a crafter? A place to get away from that desk and focus on a craft… fill that area with a craft,” said Wilker. “Right now if

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Enrich home design with a timeless sense of style | Senior Living

(BPT) – The worlds of fashion and interior design intersect in more ways than one. From thoughtful details to bold palettes and shapes, both disciplines play an important role in evoking personal style. In order to ensure home design demonstrates a bespoke sense of style that lasts, one must consider how all elements involved work together to create a cohesive look for a unified and timeless aesthetic.

Taking cues from the fashion industry, approach interior design with an eye for timeless infusions to create an aesthetic that will stay forever au courant. For instance, borrow inspiration from past eras, allowing for additions such as velvet-upholstered furniture to bridge the gap between past and present for a modern, yet classic look. Introduce intriguing materials like wood, leather and marble into a living area, as they can transition through decades while remaining staple elements.

For an elegant interpretation of minimalistic design, utilize

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Peek inside a home in Dallas’ gated Glen Abbey with a top designer’s interior touches

If a home’s interior design creates a lasting first impression, why not hire one of the world’s top designers?

This home on the market in Dallas’ prestigious Glen Abbey neighborhood was designed by Jan Showers, who was recently recognized by Architectural Digest as one of the top designers on the planet.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom and four-half-bathroom home built in 2007 has two primary suites, two kitchens and sits on a double lot next to a creek in the gated community. Its Santa Barbara appearance is accented with modern details.

Listing agent Dona Timm called the home “immaculate.”

“No detail was overlooked, from the high-end appliances and luxury amenities to the graceful and seamless connection of the interior through the gorgeous exterior spaces,” she said in a statement.

At 8,189 square feet, the home is spacious with numerous rooms for entertaining. Just past the entrance, a large dining room sits to

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Pandemic claims big real estate event for 2nd time; home sales set record in 11 months | Real Estate

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Pandemic claims big real estate event for 2nd time; new date set

The Charleston Home + Design Show won’t be taking place in January after already having been postponed from last August to a larger venue due to the pandemic.

Because of surging coronavirus cases, organizers decided “This is the wrong time for a home show.”

“Earlier in 2020 when we made the decision to move the Charleston Home + Design Show from the Gaillard Center to the North Charleston Convention Center, we assumed a larger venue would be a good precaution against any lingering effects of COVID-19,” said Tim Barkley, publisher of Charleston Home+Design Magazine. “The decision was made in the heat of the Lowcountry summer when

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