22 Design Grails for Your Home

All products featured on GQ are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.


Today’s hype-fueled fashion landscape yields a mountain of fresh menswear every month. Which is why every issue of GQ now includes The Drops, a guide to the best new gear as it hits stores. Unless you count a bathrobe designed by an Acne Studios alum, you won’t find any clothes in May’s edition of Drops—instead, we’ve rounded up the most drool-worthy objets d’art for your home, from a reissued George Nelson chair to a handmade custom ash tray.


When the king of slow home goods, Tyler Hays, was renovating BDDW‘s Philadelphia ceramics studio, he unearthed 20 bathtubs’ worth of raw clay, a chunk of which was used to create this forest of one-of-a-kind hand-shaped vases ($1,400-$2,200, by BDDW).

The only

Read More

Theory Design creating interior for Revana Model in Isola Bella at Talis Park

Theory Design announced it is creating the interior design for Seagate Development Group’s furnished Revana model that is under contract and under construction in the Isola Bella neighborhood at Talis Park. Isola Bella is an exclusive 4.5-acre enclave of the last 17 single-family waterfront homesites in magnificent Talis Park. Seagate’s furnished Monterey II model is under contract and under construction, while Seagate’s furnished Sonoma model is under contract and will break ground this month. Theory Design is also creating the interiors for both these models, with R.G. Designs featuring architectural design in all three model homes.

The two-story Revana model is 5,582 square feet under air – four bedrooms, four-and-three-half baths, and a two-car garage. With a California coastal, modern interior design, it opens to a two-story entry and grand foyers that lead to a wine room. The island kitchen, great room and dining area open to the outdoor living

Read More

Design Mom blogger on why she always keeps a jar of pretzels on the counter

Gabrielle Stanley Blair is the creator of Design Mom, an award-winning blog where she has been sharing parenting, design, cooking and DIY tips for the past 15 years. She is also the author of “Design Mom: How to Live With Kids: A Room-by-Room Guide.”

Many of her design ideas involve solutions to familiar problems such as organizing backpacks and school papers or dealing with toys. Blair, who began her career in New York as an art director, recently moved to France, where she is raising six children while renovating a house from the 1600s.

She joined The Washington Post’s Home Front online chat. Here is an edited excerpt.

Q: Our family, like yours, has moved several times. Of course the pandemic has made this more difficult, but I think the children especially have had a hard time feeling like this is home. They still miss our old places and people.

Read More

Rosie on the House: New design trends to consider before remodeling | Home & Garden





The past year forced us to find new ways to work at home with ease and spend more time together as a family with the kitchen becoming the ultimate multifunctional room.




Question: I plan on remodeling my home this year. What are the most recent interior design trends?

Answer: The past 12 months forced many families to create a new way of living in our homes that incorporate functional, comfortable and clean elements. Rosie-certified partner TWD Design Build Remodel gathered the top design trends you may want to consider before you begin your remodeling project.

Storage

Many people accumulated new appliances and cooking tools such as air fryers, Instant Pots, and coffee/espresso makers and now need a place to store them when not in use. Kitchen and bath designers are focusing on maximizing storage, paying special attention to

Read More