The House & Home Guide To Paint Finishes

April 26 2018 We break down the different paint finishes and how to best use them below. Matte/Flat  Why: Creates a rich, soft and slightly chalky-looking finish that absorbs light well to help hide any surface imperfections. Where: Low traffic surfaces with little washing required, such as living rooms and ceilings. Eggshell/Satin  Why: Contains a slightly […]

Take a Look Inside Ben Affleck’s Plantation House Full of Southern Charm Before It Sells

Ben Affleck is selling his gorgeous southern antebellum Greek-revival Georgia plantation for $8.9 million through Engel & Volkers. It’s nicknamed “The Big House” and here’s why: It’s situated on 87 acres on Hampton Island. The main “Big House” is 6,000 square feet and has several stately fireplaces and 15-foot ceilings. There’s also a 10,000-square-foot guest […]

Tour: NYC Walk-Up Full of Clever DIY Projects

Name: Carla Culos + Justus KilianLocation: Chinatown, New York CitySize: 750 Square FeetYears lived in: 4 years, renting I’ve never met a more design savvy, DIY-inspired pair. “We want our home to reflect who we are, but living in NYC means we’re constantly balancing constraints: fitting a lot of things in a small space, managing […]

Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year, Revealed!

December 07 2017 After 2017’s Greenery, a zesty shade of chartreuse, the color wheel has spun in the opposite direction of the spectrum to settle on… Ultra Violet, Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year.The blue-based purple references not only outer space, but inward reflection. According to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, […]