Latest Home interior design News

Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, tapping new markets

Feb. 15, 2019 12:23 AM EST

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — In Hyderabad's bustling Nampally furniture market, customers explore a crowded, dusty labyrinth of shops, haggle over prices and work with carpenters to design made-to-order housewares. This is the competition Swedish giant Ikea faces in tackling the $40 billion Indian market for...

RIGHT AT HOME: What will kitchens of the future look like?

Feb. 12, 2019 11:34 AM EST

Today's home kitchen doesn't look anything like it did a century ago. But for the most part, it doesn't look a lot different than 50 years ago. Appliances are sleeker, materials are better, color palettes are broader. But the room is still the hard-working heart of the home. So what might the kitchen of the...

RIGHT AT HOME: Kitchen islands evolve to meet today's needs

Jan. 29, 2019 10:34 AM EST

Prep surface. Gathering spot. Storage solution. The kitchen island is one of those home elements that seems to have known its purpose from its inception: a utilitarian divider between kitchen and family zones, the heart of the home. Over the years, the kitchen island has come to offer far more than counter space....

ASK A DESIGNER: Small touches create a great master bathroom

Jan. 8, 2019 2:29 PM EST

It's easy to design a gorgeous master bathroom if you have a huge budget. But with the right choices, says interior designer Gabriel Anderson, you can have an exceptional master bath without overspending. "Having huge expanses of marble is amazing and wonderful, but you don't have to have that to have an amazing...