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  • Ackermans' Midcentury style back in demand with book, film, events

    Ackermans' Midcentury style back in demand with book, film, events
    Prolific Midcentury designers Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman are the focus of a new flurry of attention. The Ackermans worked in a variety of media, including ceramics, mosaics, tapestries and woodcarvings, introducing items into the market starting in 1953....
  • Field of Flowers founders mark 100 years of Valentines

    Field of Flowers founders mark 100 years of Valentines
    When Donn Flipse's grandfather used to sell flowers, the orders came in via telegraph. Arrangements included only what could be found in South Florida or transported by train within the country. Now, as Flipse prepares to deliver about 5,000 floral...
  • Shower your Valentine's Day love with California-grown blossoms

    Shower your Valentine's Day love with California-grown blossoms
    We've got an abundance of flower farms and plant nurseries in Southern California — and designers who creatively use these homegrown elements to fashion stylish florals. Sure, you could grab that bunch of imported roses at the supermarket and call...
  • As 'appropriate' gardening takes root, there's still room for 'wow'

    As 'appropriate' gardening takes root, there's still room for 'wow'
    It is perhaps both a blessing and a curse that Southern California has so many natural gifts — a blissfully temperate climate and accommodating soils — to offer the gardener. Early settlers undoubtedly looked at their new surroundings and...
  • Marsala, Pantone's color of the year, has critics seeing red

    Marsala, Pantone's color of the year, has critics seeing red
    What to make of Marsala, the Pantone color of the year for 2015? In interior design circles, its reception has been ... mixed. "There's not really a color that I hate, but now I have an exception," says Los Angeles interior designer Kerry Joyce. "It's a...
  • New home appliances controlled by apps, sensors and the sun

    New home appliances controlled by apps, sensors and the sun
    From compact appliances to touchless toilets, today's home devices are designed for streamlined operations. And with homeowners spending more time than ever on their smartphones, designers are responding with apps that allow you to control such devices as...
  • Smart ideas, designs to make more of your home

    Smart ideas, designs to make more of your home
    From rediscovered design classics to brand-new innovations, from the ceiling to the floor, 15 easy pieces and smart ideas for making more of your house in 2015. Spring bouquets "Floral patterns feel fresh again for chairs, headboards, curtains and...
  • SAIC students team up with CB2 for space-saving home decor

    SAIC students team up with CB2 for space-saving home decor
    The shiny white finish of the kitchen table contrasts smartly with the soft gray weave of its chairs. The bedspread and rug employ subtle grid patterns that call back to each other. The bar in the corner is fully stocked for Friday night’s party....
  • Cops: Home decor store clerks fend off robber with curtain rod, vacuum

    Cops: Home decor store clerks fend off robber with curtain rod, vacuum
    It was curtains for this home decor robbery suspect. Clerks at an Orlando area home decor store did not spare the rod when a robber, armed with a pocket knife, tried to steal money from them, deputies said, reports the Orlando Sentinel. As the man,...
  • Clerks at home decor store fight off robber with curtain rod, vacuum, cops say

    Clerks at home decor store fight off robber with curtain rod, vacuum, cops say
    When a robber armed with a pocket knife tried to steal money from the employees at the Home Fabrics and Rugs store in East Orange county, he got more than he bargained for, deputies say. Javier Ryes Martinez, 31, walked into the home decor store at 1401...
  • Flower class at Oak Park Arms gives seniors 'a little lift'

    Flower class at Oak Park Arms gives seniors 'a little lift'
    The women behind the garden therapy group at the Oak Park Arms retirement community see firsthand the power of flowers. Held on the second Wednesday afternoon of every other month, the group allows for up to 25 people to make a floral arrangement that...