• IA Interior Architects Creates Ideal Office-as-Home: Harella House
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    IA Interior Architects Creates Ideal Office-as-Home: Harella House

    Two-and-a-half years later, working from home is still as popular as it was at the start of the pandemic, even with the pangs of missing human connection and working as a team. IA Interior Architects set out to change that by merging the best of both scenarios with the creation of a concept in London called The Harella House. IA’s idea of an office-as-home resulted in a modern workspace that delivers innovation and face-to-face experiences with a focus on balance and well-being, things typically not associated with the office. While The Harella House is designed for productive work days, the overall feel leans towards a familiarity and comfort one generally…

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  • New plus old favorites at the 2023 Philadelphia Flower Show
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    New plus old favorites at the 2023 Philadelphia Flower Show

    Pantone’s 2023 Color of The Year, Viva Magenta 18-750, vibrates with vim and vigor. It is a shade rooted in nature derived from the red family and expressive of a new signal of strength. Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative. This year’s Color of The Year is powerful and empowering. It is an animated red that revels in pure joy, encouraging experimentation and self-expression without restraint, an electrifying, and a boundless shade that is manifesting as a stand-out statement. PANTONE 18-1750 Viva Magenta welcomes anyone and everyone with the same verve for life and rebellious…

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  • Real Estate Investor Sam Zell Sees the Fed Raising Rates Close to 6%
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    Real Estate Investor Sam Zell Sees the Fed Raising Rates Close to 6%

    The Fed will need to rate interest rates closer to 6% to meaningfully ease inflationary pressures, said legendary property investor Sam Zell.  A “shocking event” was mortgage rates more than doubling this year, the billionaire told Fox Business.  Zell also sees the US economy falling into a recession.  Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you’re on the go. download the app There’s little comfort to be had in a recent softening in mortgage rates because the Federal Reserve is likely to continue with its string of rate hikes to catch up in taming inflation, billionaire property investor Sam Zell…

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  • Small living room decor ideas: 5 easy hacks to make it look spacious | Home & Kitchen News
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    Small living room decor ideas: 5 easy hacks to make it look spacious | Home & Kitchen News

    A living room is the gateway to the house and it’s not only a place where you can chill and relax when you aren’t in the bedroom, but it’s also where we entertain guests. So how our living room looks is very important for that first impression we create on others. In an urbanised world, many of us are living in apartments with space constraints. If your living room is small, you have to play smart when you decorate it – it should look smart, busy, and yet not cramped. There are some hacks that one follows. 5 ideas for a small living room Here are five easy hacks…

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  • Is that home renovation your idea or the media’s?
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    Is that home renovation your idea or the media’s?

    Although it’s too late for me to turn back now, maybe it’s not for you. I had bought the new creamy quartzite stone slabs for my kitchen counters, had part of the old counters torn out, and had installers scheduled for next week. Then I saw the article “Do You Really Want a New Kitchen Counter?” in a recent issue of The Atlantic. Yes, I do, obviously! Though I really didn’t want to read any article that would cause me to second guess myself, I read it anyway with one eye and one ear closed. The article asked the question, why, and insinuated that many of us home remodelers are…

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  • TREE TRADITIONS: Locals’ holiday decorations hold special meaning, memories | News
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    TREE TRADITIONS: Locals’ holiday decorations hold special meaning, memories | News

    When it comes to decorating for Christmas, keeping it traditional can look different from family to family. Tahlequah resident Cathy Fite Callaway has Christmas trees in nearly every room of her home, including the bathroom. “[My family] left me alone one night and went to a basketball game. They came back home and had a tree in the bathroom. They were like, ‘What are you doing?’” said Callaway. “My family loves Christmas, too, but they think I go overboard.” Callaway said she usually starts decorating for Christmas at the end of October. Her favorite area is the “antique room,” which has many items that belonged to her grandmother, Kate Fite.…

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