Displaying results 1 - 25 of 17768 for design. Subscribe to this search
After years of simple solids and geometric prints, the lowly flower is making a comeback in decor. Floral patterns have been blooming all over fashion runways in recent months, and they are slowly finding their way back into the world of home decorating, too.
PARIS — Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning — when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants — until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
About this time of year, Lee Neiman walks outside to his backyard every morning and impatiently counts the days.
NEW YORK — Every so often a revolution transforms something truly basic, rendering the status quo somewhat, well, primitive.
The yin and yang of spring make it such an interesting season. After the brutal bite of winter, even a gloomy spring day can lift our spirits with warmer breezes and an emerging palette of delicate hues — those first tinges of new greens, a fuzzy gray bud, a brushstroke of crocus blue. Then, as the season really plants its feet, fresh bright color starts popping up all over.
The 1940s was the last time in the 20th century the entire country shared a common popular music. On radio, in theaters and ballrooms, the Big Bands were drawing record crowds while sustaining national morale during World War II.
Instead of stepping into someone’s shoes for the day, slide on the face of an ancient Aztec, traditional Japanese samurai or a mischievous-looking demon.
It's a conundrum many parents face: what to do with the steady flow of drawings, paintings, collages and more that children bring home from school and camp? Which are the keepers and — besides sticking them up on the refrigerator with magnets — how can you display them creatively?
The City of Mesa’s Extraordinary Properties campaign recognized five property owners who exceed design standards at the March 3 City Council meeting.
Chef Greg Marchand holds a tray of vegetables in the doorway of his restaurant Frenchie in Paris on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. "A lot of young chefs - I'm part of it - open a restaurant with no investor, so with not much money. It's often small places, with no designer work because they cannot afford it. But what we have is a craft, knowledge, experience," he said. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Chef Greg Marchand speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in his restaurant Frenchie in Paris on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. "A lot of young chefs - I'm part of it - open a restaurant with no investor, so with not much money. It's often small places, with no designer work because they cannot afford it. But what we have is a craft, knowledge, experience," he said. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
In this photo provided by Brian Patrick Flynn, the interior designer Flynn uses affordable navy blue prints from Ralph Lauren and John Robshaw to make an otherwise feminine den a bit more gender neutral. To introduce florals into homes occupied by men, Flynn suggests choosing botanicals in masculine colors such as deep blues and muddy greens. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn, Sarah Dorio)
In this photo provided by Brian Patrick Flynn, for HGTV.com's new digital series HGTV Spring House, interior designer and executive producer Flynn uses the art of layering pattern to pack its master bedroom with classic, feminine appeal. Flynn says the trick to mixing several floral prints successfully is all about a range in scale, claiming one small, one medium and one large pattern will often strike the perfect balance. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn/HGTV Spring House/Sarah Dorio)
In this photo provided by Brian Patrick Flynn, the interior designer Flynn updated this industrial loft kitchen using floral wallpaper from Graham & Brown with modern scale and colors. Flynn says the trick to using florals in fresh new ways is to choose over-scale botanical fabrics rather than traditional florals with small pattern repeats. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn, Sarah Dorio)
In this undated photo provided by Brian Patrick Flynn, the interior designer Flynn designed this Mulholland Drive house in the Hollywood Hills using a style of decorating referred to as "updated traditional" which is known for putting youthful, updated spins on classic floral patterns through a fresh use of color and clean, simple lines, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn, Sarah Dorio)
In this photo provided by courtesy of Burnham Design, traditional floral wallpaper is contrasted with modern furniture and unexpected accessories like a bike helmet and a vintage Japanese poster for the movie "Sabrina," to create a fresh and edgy look designed by Betsy Burnham and Max Humphrey of Burnham Design, in this residence in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Courtesy Burnham Design, Sarah Dorio)
Legislators balked Wednesday at the idea of lowering income taxes if Arizona can start getting online retailers to begin collecting state sales taxes.
Legal marijuana users would help fund programs designed to prevent others from trying the drug under the terms of legislation given preliminary Senate approval Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Pregnant women, mothers and children who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.
This photo provided by Seascape Lamps shows a retro design in hot orange that adds a crisp, contemporary punch with this Olive lampshade from Seascape Lamps. The dual nature of spring 2014 decor is a mix of the restful and rambunctious. (AP Photo/Seascape Lamps)
This photo provided by Pottery Barn Kids, shows the Butterfly Art Cable, a temporary way to display children's art. Interior designers and others encourage parents to find a way to create a rotating gallery in their home for children's art. (AP Photo/Pottery Barn Kids)
This undated photo provided by Kristen Alligood shows a pond designed by Sonny Alansky for the backyard of his home in Rockledge, Fla. It measures roughly 37 feet in diameter, has three waterfalls and 14 koi fish. Backyard ponds, which range from small and simple to meandering and ornate, can become a passion for many gardeners. (AP Photo/Kristen Alligood)