Comfortable & Classic Family Rooms

In most of our homes, the place we spend the most of our waking hours is the family room (occasionally rivaled by the kitchen). I think you can tell a lot about the way people live, their tastes, values, and their habits by simply looking at their family room set-up. This is the room I…

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Pillow Talk

Throw pillows are one of the easiest ways to add color and style to a room. They can also be the most economical way to change the look of your living space – subtly or dramatically – without having to buy new furnishings, rearrange furniture, etc. Some folks like to change out their pillows seasonally.…

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Couching Human, Hidden TV

According to Wikipedia the Family Room is: “…an informal, all-purpose room in a house similar to a living room. The family room is designed to be a place where family and guests gather for group recreation like talking, reading, watching TV, and other family activities.” Let’s face it – in most homes, Family Room is synonymous with TV Room.  There…

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Design Thinking for the Real World – 2/2/12

My husband is a pretty big fan of sportswriter Peter King, and regularly reads his regular “Things I Think” on sportsillustrated.cnn.com, typically covering various salient topics and situations in professional sports. He often reads aloud to me those “things” that he thinks will make me chuckle, or that involve my beloved Buffalo Bills – of…

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