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Upgrading Your Home: Wall Beds For Modern Living


For a lot of people, their image of wall beds is woefully outdated. Wall beds are not comedy fodder like they were in the days of silent movies.

Clean lines, bold colors, modern styling. These are the hallmarks of wall beds today.

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Ginny Q&A: Closet Design from Cradle to College


Custom closets are an investment that can last a lifetime.

When it comes to kids’ closets it’s especially important to design a system that can transform over time. The needs of a toddler, a kid and a teen are different.

Ginny Snook Scott is our chief design officer but she’s also a mother of three, so she knows the secret to keeping kids organized. Here are her tips on how to design your kids’ closets to grow with them.

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Before & After: A Happy Home Office


Lois and her husband have their hands full with a 2-year-old son, busy careers and a frequent need to work from home.

As the national marketing director of California Closets, Lois knows a thing or two about organization and design – and she knew that their home office design was not working.

They were thrilled to finally turn their non-functional multi-purpose room into a productive and comfortable home office and guest room.

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Design Q&A: Angela Elias, CasaSugar.com


This month, we’re featuring a weekly series of interviews with influential design experts to find out what good design means to them and how they get inspired.

Today, meet Angela Elias, editor of the inspiring home design website CasaSugar.com.

She still can’t believe that tackling DIY projects, trolling flea markets, and meeting some of the industry’s top talent is part of her job. When she isn’t indulging in design whims, Angela enjoys testing out new recipes and being outdoors.

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How to Create a Stunning Media Center Design


With the advent of flat-screen technology and the ability to stream music and video from a wide variety of devices, well-designed media centers have evolved into necessities for 21st century homes.

A modern media or entertainment center should be the visual centerpiece of a room while performing the basic function of de-cluttering.

Design with those two principles in mind and you’ll have a gorgeous media center that you’ll love to use!

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Ginny Q&A: Closet Organization for Fall & Winter


What difference does a season make when it comes to your home organization? A lot.

Fall and winter means different weather – which means different activities, clothing and gear. And that can lead to clutter if you’re not careful.

Luckily, Ginny’s here to help.

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Before & After: From Chaos to Award-Winning Elegance


My clients were working parents with young children. They craved an elegant, chaos-free space where they could talk while getting ready together each morning.

I worked with their interior designer to create a spacious, modern and organized walk-in closet.

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Unique Design: Wine & Coffee Bar


Good home design takes into account the way you live your life: what you do first thing in the morning, how you spend your days, and how you use your home when you’re there.

If you get started with a cup of coffee in the morning and like to wind down with a glass of wine at night, a custom wine and coffee bar makes perfect sense.

We like to picture this wine and coffee bar (with drop-down TV) in or next to your walk-in closet.

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Design Q&A: Erin Feher, California Home & Design


This month, we’re featuring a weekly series of interviews with influential design experts to find out what good design means to them and how they get inspired.

Today, meet Erin Feher, executive editor of California Home+Design and the author of the forthcoming book: Great Houses of San Francisco, 1875-1945. She lives in the Tenderloin with her husband and their many bicycles.

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Living The Good Life: Using Design To Create Luxury


We need our homes to match how we feel inside. Coming home and enjoying the trimmings and trappings of a desirable lifestyle starts with design.

Walking into a closet that is cluttered and stacked to the rafters with things you don’t need or use is no way to live.

Create a sense of luxury in your closet design with these tips from our design expert Ginny Snook Scott.

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