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  • Old World style, updated for a new era

    At its most over-the-top expression, the look is pattern-on-pattern, curvy, decidedly feminine, definitely lacy, going for Baroque. At its most restrained, it's a vintage ecru doily slung over the back cushion of a leaf-green boxy sofa with tapered...
  • Let fabrics inspire room's color, design schemes

    Which comes first: The color on the wall or the color in the fabric? Like the chicken versus the egg, the question is open to debate, but design pros tend to answer "fabric." Fall in love with a beautiful print, discover a luxurious length of linen or...
  • Meet the 'Top Design 2' Contestants

    "Top Design" has gotten a makeover with 13 new contestants and a new host. Bravo's "Top Design" returns for its second season with a baker's dozen of competitors and a new host, India Hicks, on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Hicks was a popular...
  • Metropolitan Home magazine closes

     
    The publisher of Metropolitan Home announced this morning it was shutting down the magazine and laying off the staff. The December issue will be Met Home's last. Hachette Filipacchi Media said it will focus on its other shelter title, Elle Decor, which...
  • Gifts for wine lovers: Wine books of 2009

     
    To accom pany a story on wine gifts for the holidays that appeared in the Dec. 16 edition of the L.A. Times' Food Section, I’d like to recommend a few that don’t involve uncorking a thing: Just open and turn......
  • L'Oreal hosts a luncheon with Diane Keaton at Mr. Chow's

     
    "It's a good day anyway, but it's a great day because of this jacket," joked Diane Keaton, modeling her newest wardrobe addition, a form-fitting black leather Rick Owens jacket. "L'Oreal bought this for me -- isn't that amazing?" The actress......
  • Carlos Mota's last-minute Easter flower arrangement

     
    Aspiring flower arrangers, get psyched. Carlos Mota, editor at large for Elle Decor, has a book called "Flower Cheap and Chic" coming out in May and the arrangements are easy, smart, and look fantastic. We'll take a look at Mota's book closer to its...
  • Meg Ryan opens her Martha's Vineyard home in Elle Decor

     
    Meg Ryan opens up to Elle Decor readers to show off her newly renovated Martha's Vineyard home. It's classy but clean, modern but rustic. We want it....
  • 'Grey's Anatomy's' Ellen Pompeo opens her home to Elle Decor

     
    "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo and Martyn Lawrence-Bullard first met in Paris.They were both guests at the Christian Dior haute couture fashion show. Pompeo and her music producer husband Chris Ivery turned the talk to home decor after finding out...
  • Pro Portfolio: A Spanish remodel in Santa Monica

     
    Architect: Deborah Teltscher, (310) 991-3719, djteltscher@gmail.com Lansdcape designer: Katherine GlascockLocation: Santa Monica Goals: To add a second story, a home office with a separate entrance and an outdoor play area. Architect's description: The...
  • Tuscany in winter brings shivers of delight

    I was feeling lucky. That was my excuse for going to Siena in the dead of winter, when Tuscany is generally cold and rainy. But rules -- including those that govern the weather -- were made to be broken in Italy, I've found. In Rome, you can wake up...
  • Only Online Free Magazine Offers

    I always love getting magazines in the mail. They are like little gifts to myself every month. Sadly, in trying to cut out things I really don't need, I canceled my subscriptions to Self and InStyle. So, you can imagine my excitment when I found out...