10 interior design trends which could boost your house value by thousands

Photo credit: Carolyn Barber
Photo credit: Carolyn Barber

From Country Living

The interior design trends which could help to boost the value of your property by thousands has been revealed in a new study — and the much-loved Scandinavian style has taken the winning spot.

Mortgage comparison website, Bankrate, entered the biggest interior design styles into Zoopla’s property search tool to calculate average house prices in England for each style, and uncover how much each one could add to the value of a home.

While Scandi style unsurprisingly came out on top (it was also named the top interior trend for 2020), other trends in the top 10 include farmhouse, rustic, vintage and bohemian.

“With the UK housing market beginning to reopen for business, buying and selling a home has hit the headlines across the world,” explains Bankrate. “With so many properties coming back onto the market, there has never been a better

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Designing History Offers an Intimate Look at the Design of the Obama-Era White House

Photo credit: © Designing History by Michael S. Smith, Rizzoli New York, 2020
Photo credit: © Designing History by Michael S. Smith, Rizzoli New York, 2020

From Veranda

Renowned interior designer Michael S. Smith is no stranger to designing high-profile celebrity residences and office spaces, but he could have never guessed it would all prepare him for the project of a lifetime: decorating The White House for one of our nation’s most historic administrations. The designer, and now-member of the Committee for the Preservation of the White House, reflects on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in his latest book, Designing History: The Extraordinary Art & Style of the Obama White House, which debuts September 1.

“The Obamas were my constant inspiration, and their mission to celebrate the White House as the People’s House, a place that was welcoming and accessible to all Americans, led to our focus on highlighting the best of America in every possible way—through not just the diversity of creative talents,

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This Stunning Los Angeles Home Featured in House Beautiful Is for Sale

Photo credit: Grey Crawford
Photo credit: Grey Crawford

From House Beautiful

If you’ve ever flipped through an issue of House Beautiful and dreamt of living in the homes displayed in its pages, now might be your chance: Interior designer Jeff Andrews‘s Los Angeles house, which was featured in House Beautiful last year, just hit the market for $2,350,000.

Andrews’ home is also chronicled in his design book, The New Glamour: Interiors with Star Quality, alongside homes he’s designed for celebs, including Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, and Kaley Cuoco. An award-winning interior designer with an impressive clientele, Andrews has also designed homes for Ryan Seacrest, Dexter star Michael C. Hall, TV personality Carrie Ann Inaba, and NBA star Tyson Chandler.

Photo credit: Grey Crawford
Photo credit: Grey Crawford

Located in the historic Miracle Mile North neighborhood, the Spanish Colonial home was built in 1934. After moving into the home eight years ago, Andrews told House Beautiful that

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