• 26 Modern Living Rooms Ideas for a Sleek and Inviting Gathering Space
    Living Room

    26 Modern Living Rooms Ideas for a Sleek and Inviting Gathering Space

    As major hosting zones, living rooms should be welcoming and cozy—but that doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice style. Here, over two dozen modern living room ideas prove you can have it all: one room that could be your easy-breezy reading nook, a cozy corner for family game night, and also a chic retreat for cocktails and conversation. Among them you’ll find spaces from the AD archives—including a São Paulo living room by the Campana Brothers that features a cloud-shaped, light-reflecting mirror; and an Aspen getaway by Atelier AM that showcases a custom-made sectional sofa covered in a brick-red cotton—as well as fresh inspiration from design experts across the country.…

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  • Tips for creating an inviting outdoor entertaining space
    Garden

    Tips for creating an inviting outdoor entertaining space

    Carmen Johnston, a Georgia-based garden designer and lifestyle expert, has been busy throughout the pandemic creating lush backdrops for family living and entertaining, whether it’s with plantings, flower beds or container gardens. Through her virtual business, Bespoke Garden Plans, Johnston collaborates with clients across the country to create custom gardens that match their location and needs. Johnston is the outdoor living designer for the 2022 HGTV Smart Home in Wilmington, N.C. She can answer questions on how to create an inviting garden space for entertaining and more. Every week, Jura Koncius helps you in your quest to achieve domestic bliss. She and weekly guests, whether Martha Stewart, Marie Kondo, or…

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