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outdoor bathtub in the Connecticut woods - World of Interiors via Atticmag

Outdoor Bathtub

In a private setting, what could be more sybaritic? Technically speaking, Earth Day was earlier this week but it’s never too late to think about ways to spend more time outside. Last month, when the heavy snow finally started to recede, my mind turned to fire pits, pizza ovens, and outdoor water projects. I’ve long […]

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Kitchen Banquette Sofas

Sofas are moving into the kitchen to make dining spaces more informal and comfortable. Don’t you agree that a couch in the banquette style is an especially logical choice for flexible seating at a dining table? It’s a change from all-kitchen kitchens. A banquette sofa is distinguished from a built-in banquette by the presence of […]

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flat screen tv hung over wood paneling above a fireplace - b&g design via atticmag

Letting the TV Hang Out

For a long time we’ve shown strategies for hiding TVs. So it feels like the moment to switch that up. With the TV expanded to mural size, designers have accepted it as a necessary element of decor as well as a focal point on the wall. More and more that’s what I’m seeing and it […]

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parterre hedged garden near Estoril, Portugal - World of Interiors via Atticmag

Exterior Geometry

A formal garden, or parterre, consists of symmetrical planted beds connected by gravel paths. A French invention, the formal garden has gone in and out of style for more than 400 years. Certainly they are not very modern because an exquisite geometric arrangement like this one near Estoril , Portugal, requires historical skills to establish […]

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Linen Closet Looks

From a small cupboard to a large open area there are numerous options for organizing linens. Linen storage is one of those do-your-best propositions because houses often lack really ample space for stashing sheets, pillows and extra blankets for every bed, or towels for each bath. Unless you’re lucky enough to have an old house […]

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