living spaces in art’ exhibition at the kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany

‘nuages (cloud)’ bookshelf by ronan and erwan bouroullec, 2002 for cappellii s.p.a., italy

interior / exterior: living spaces in the arts

at: kunstmuseum wolfsburg, germany

from: november 29th, 2008 to april 13th, 2009 this large-scale thematic exhibition will explore the interaction between painted interiors and interior design, covering work from the romantic art era to bauhaus’ modernist interiors and concepts meant for homes of the future. the work of 70 artists and designers, from the past and present will be on show, with aims of creating a dialogue between the converging disciplines of art, design and lifestyle based on the
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32 Christmas Living Room Decor Ideas We Can’t Get Enough of

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West reveal outrageous living room feature

Bridie Wilkins

Kim Kardashian has unveiled one of the most outrageous celebrity home features in her living room with Kanye West: a slide.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star took to Instagram as she gave fans a tour of the property after decorating for Halloween, but it was the slide that caught our attention.

SEE: Inside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s £16million mansion

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Enjoying a merry minimalist Christmas | Living

After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change.

“I totally blew it that first Christmas with her,” says the Florida-based author of “Have Yourself a Minimalist Christmas.” “I bought everything this child needed through the first five years of her life.”

Today, she is more intentional with holiday spending – a staple of the minimalist lifestyle she adopted. Minimalism eliminates distractions to free up room, time or money to do what you value. In Nordmann’s case, she avoids unnecessary spending to stay on course toward reaching

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Slick South Gippsland ‘Barn’ the ultimate in cool country living

When Lindsay Moore and his wife, Robyn, decided to transform their old South Gippsland dairy farm into a relaxing getaway for guests, they knew just who to call for the job.

They enlisted their interior designer and stylist daughter, Andrea Moore, to create three themed residences for the property.

Two of them — the Barn and the Dairy — have now been short-listed for the interior design category of this year’s The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards.

RELATED: Short-stay rentals: Creating a stylish barn-style Main Ridge pad

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Make living room ‘heart of the home’

Debbie Travis
 |  Telegram & Gazette

Dear Debbie: During the pandemic we have been spending a great deal more time as a family in the living room. It’s feeling a bit tired, and I’d like to make the room welcoming and special. What can I do? — Henri

Dear Henri: I was intrigued, but not surprised, to discover that the space thought by many to be the “heart of the home” is now predominantly the living room. I’ve been writing about busy kitchen life and the many ways to create clever designs that handle everything from cooking to noshing with

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Is minimalist decor a new thing for a decluttered life? Here are a few tricks to clear your living space

If you’re someone who loves hoarding stuff, is a compulsive buyer and craves a need to re-decorate empty spaces only to regret it later, here are some ways to minimize all that and simplify your life for a mindful living space.


In order to stop feeling anxious, you need to declutter your house, organize them and add only the essentials. The benefits of decluttering your house are many as it often leads to decluttering your mind in return. You feel more in control of your possessions, and less stressed. Here are a few ways to declutter your house and get

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Andersen Windows Expands Product Portfolio Creating More Options for Contemporary Design and Indoor/Outdoor Living

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BAYPORT, Minn., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Andersen Windows is launching three extensions to products in its broad portfolio, furthering contemporary design and supplementing products to make indoor/outdoor living accessible to those in virtually any climate.

“We continue to see the rise in contemporary design with emphasis on products that offer customization options to help homeowners further express their home’s unique design. These three new products from Andersen enable further personalization of the spaces people call home and create additional

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Design: Here’s how to think about decorating your living room

Open-concept living spaces—like in this condo in the Blum building—offer different decorating challenges than formal living rooms did long ago. (Photo courtesy of Everhart Studio)

The living room has historically been an over-decorated room used mainly to receive and impress visitors. This room was a status symbol for outside guests, which is why the decor was typically dressed up or done to the nines.

But the American living room has changed a lot in the last two or three decades. In today’s homes, we see less and less the idea of a formal living room—aside from older homes or exceptionally

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10 Luxury Living Rooms Design In Various Styles For Impressive Home Living

Luxury Living Rooms

The idea of having luxury living rooms can be achieved with numerous styles and interior designs. At the same time, there are endless possibilities to create such a design suitable for ones’ preferences.

You might want to decorate the room full of luxurious modern furniture with black and white-colored design, or you prefer the warm mid-century design. All in all, your choice is very vast and variance.

As the place where the family, guests, and friends will gather, this location is considered as one of the home’s heart. Thus, here are some ideas for your design inspirations. 

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30+ Minimalist Living Rooms – Minimalist Furniture Ideas for Living Rooms

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Trevor Tondro

Any top interior designer would confirm that practicing restraint can be a challenge. A smart selection of comfortable, understated furnishings, well-curated artwork, and simple decorative objects is key to a standout design scheme, but it’s just as important to avoid a cluttered look. Curious about how to pull off a minimalist space? Click through these 30+ minimalist living rooms that get it right.

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Bold Minimalism

For a Miami Beach escape, designer Lee F. Mindel settled on a seamless blend of modern touches and pop sensibilities—the perfect mix for a couple and

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25+ Best Small Living Room Decor and Design Ideas for 2020

It’s possible to adapt the newest living room trends to a small space. Having a smaller living room doesn’t mean that everything you own has to be crammed into a tiny room. These living rooms maximize space by keeping extra clutter out of sight.

25+ Novel Small Living Room Design and Decor Ideas that Aren’t Cramped

Small Living Room Decor Ideas

One popular strategy to make the room feel bigger is to decorate the room in shades of white and beige with an interesting rug. Some of these living rooms have geometric rugs while others have soft, fluffy shag carpet. A mix of patterns and

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53 Best Living Room Ideas

Blue Velvet Sofa in Living Room

Mike Garten

Whether it’s a complete overhaul or a quick refresh, spice up the family’s favorite room with these pro tips.

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Colorful Light Fixture

Update an unattractive, outdated light fixture with a few coats of paint, round bulbs and pom-pom fringe for a whimsical touch. Strong colors overhead pull together the room’s eclectic vibe.

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Streamlined Shelves

Refresh your storage by taking the jackets off old books (load up at yard sales) to expose the stitching or covering your collection with coordinating papers.

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Tilted Mirror

For a laid-back

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Farmhouse Living and Family Room Design Tips That You Can Try Today!

Refresher on Farmhouse Design

Your family room or living room (both if you’re lucky!) are two central gathering places of your home. It’s important for these kinds of rooms to look and feel the part. You want the family room to have an impact on someone before they even walk in.

Before we begin, check out our article on ‘What is farmhouse design?’ for a quick refresher.

We will tell you about it briefly now, but if you want the meat and potatoes, Midwestern-style, head on over! Or, if you’d like some design inspiration, check out our Pinterest board for

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38 Elegant living rooms that are brilliantly designed

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Elegant living rooms share a common element that is visually pleasing, they showcase a neutral color scheme that is luxurious yet extremely inviting. Living rooms are a place to relax, enjoy great conversation and delight in the comforts of home. With a palette of soothing neutrals and an abundance of textures, these spaces radiate a timeless elegance. Adding elegance to your space does not necessarily mean that you have to spend a lot of money to do so. There are simple ways to infuse elegance into your living room, from adding pillows and a fresh coat of paint to window

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35 Light And Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Designs

It’s very easy to recognize a Scandinavian interior design. But there isn’t just one Scandinavian style but several and they all have certain elements in common. For example, all Scandinavian interiors have wooden floors, most often light and they can be seen in all the rooms apart from the bathroom.

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The color palette in Scandinavian decors is very light and simple and it usually includes shades of gray and blue as well as a lot of white. Sometimes bold touches of color can be seen here and there.

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Gray is often used in Scandinavian
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29 Open Kitchen Designs with Living Room

In this gallery you’ll find beautiful open kitchen designs with living room including ideas for paint, finishes and decor.Contemporary kitchen with open concept to living room and waterfall travertine counter island

Homes & apartments with open plan design continues to be popular, especially among new developments. Such layout is favored because it helps save space and gives a lighter feel to the space. Open plan layouts are often applied on common areas, such as the living room, dining room & kitchen for residential properties.

People usually have different reasons for favoring open layouts. The living room & the kitchen are not often placed adjacent to each other, as the dining area is

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How to Decorate a Living Room That Has Cathedral Ceilings | Home Guides

Vaulted ceilings create a dramatic look.

Vaulted ceilings create a dramatic look.

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Vaulted or cathedral ceilings in a living room can create a dramatic and spacious look. It can be a challenge, however, to match furniture, accessories, lighting and decor to such a space in a way that allows you to emphasize your high ceilings. Consider everything from your color scheme to the size of your furniture in making decorating choices that will help you make the most of this unique design feature.


Use wall color to enhance or detract from the nature of your cathedral ceilings. You can open up the space

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Two Perfect Layout Ideas For A Narrow Living Room

In our Layout Guides series you’ll find layout ideas and solutions for rooms of all shapes and sizes. This week we take on the challenge of designing a narrow living room to work for lounging and entertaining.

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Narrow Living Room Layout Ideas

The Space:  A 12’ x 24’ narrow living room that gets lots of light and is the main spot for relaxing and entertaining.

The Challenge:  Maximizing the small and narrow space to accommodate a comfortable sofa for lounging and watching TV. There also needs to be a dining area for entertaining, but the two spaces should feel distinct

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53 Formal and Casual Living Rooms

Living room in luxury home with two columns

How do you use your living room space?  Depending on the size of the home and the number of rooms, a living room can have two different purposes.  In larger homes where there are two “living” room spaces, one is often considered the family room and the other, the living room.  In homes such as this, the living room is the more formal of the two.  It is often located toward the front of the home and is used to host family and friends in a more formal setting.  In smaller homes the living room is akin to the family

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