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House Beautiful October 2016

The House Beautiful reader is someone whose home is her bedrock. She is always improving it because the process – and result – delights her. Happiness in her home comes from easy luxury and highly personal style. Her home is a gift to share with family and friends.

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2 min.
from our editor

the House Book has a permanent home on my coffee table. Among the genre’s most ambitious tomes, the 1974 book by Sir Terence Conran brims with wildly detailed advice on how to live well: There’s an entire passage on the best way to display a collection of pewter versus china! With pictures of groovy carpeted conversation pits and homey kitchens overwhelmed by copper pots, it’s a perfect browse for guests. But what endears me most is its focus on people, not design. From the author’s warm voice to the photography (including at least one bathroom nude—it was the ’70s, after all), the book fully recognizes the causeand-effect relationship of design on living. That the author named his groundbreaking U.K. shop Habitat says it: Houses can be showpieces, but most are for…

1 min.

1. Beaded Floral Pillow Cover Hand-beaded. In Currant. 12? H × 16? L. $69. westelm.com 2. Pompom Key Chain Faux fur with a monogrammedleather fob. In Plum. $49. markandgraham.com 3. Marlowe Floral Wallpaper In Garnet. $174 per roll. ralphlaurenhome.com 4. Clara Pump Suede with ankle ties. In Bordeaux. $325. loefflerrandall.com 5. San Marco Dinner Plate By Suzanne Tucker Home for Royal Limoges. 24-karatgold details. In Terra-Cotta. $105. jungleeny.com 6. Nail Lacquer In Smoke Red. $36. tomford.com 7. Gardiner Apartment Sofa By Thomas O’Brien. Down-blend cushions. In Aubergine. 76? W × 36? D × 33½? H. $6,615. century furniture.com 8. Flip Table Flip-up top with two side drawers. In Glossy Red. 20? W × 14? D × 28? H. $620. curreyco dealers.com 9. Fleurs 7-21 Tile Ceramic. In Red/Pink. 6? Sq. $110 per square foot. mosaichse.com 10. Whitney Deco Watch…

1 min.
in the shadows

CONTEST NAME THIS COLOR AND YOU COULD WIN! 1 Come up with an evocative name for the color above. Describe it in a sentence or two (50 words or less). BE CREATIVE! 2 Go to HOUSEBEAUTIFUL.COM/NAMETHISCOLOR to enter, from September 9 through October 13, 2016. 3 The winner receives $100! Three runners-up will each receive House Beautiful’s latest book, Pink. THE JUL/AUG 2016 WINNER PANCAKE BATTER DONNA CARLSON SECAUCUS, NJ “Stirred with a wooden spoon, the batter swirls around the bowl before it’s poured onto a sizzling skillet. Maple syrup standing by!” Go to HOUSEBEAUTIFUL.COM/COLORWINNERS for the three runners-up. PRODUCER LORA YOON HUH PHOTOGRAPHER © SHIINOKI/AMKK. FOR MORE DETAILS, SEE RESOURCES…

4 min.
now you’re cooking

ARTIST GREY RLUL219 RALPH LAUREN PAINT “The combo of elegance and approachability makes this navy perfect for kitchens. It’s the mostrequested color in my portfolio—here, it’s both luxe and everyday practical. This blue is like the shy friend I had in elementary school: Initially, it seems cold and standoffish, but after spending some time getting to know it, you wonder how you ever got along without it.” ANDREW HOWARD CORNFORTH WHITE 228 FARROW & BALL “This is the barely there gray of salty foam left behind by waves lapping the beach. I love it for cabinets when the counters are white marble or quartz, because the subtleness enhances the surface without distracting from the beauty. It’s my go-to because it’s such a chameleon color—it works equally well with modern or traditional, depending on…

1 min.
a rainbowof choice

Bring some zing to your entry with zero effort, thanks to the revvedup colors Pella has just added to its line of prefinished steel and fiberglass front doors. Available in Instagramworthy hues—an island teal, a traffic-cone orange—the readyto-hang painted doors have a UV-inhibiting topcoat that protects against sun fade. Even cooler: Each side of the door can be ordered in a different color. From $1,500. pella.com Mix Master Designers have swooned over Donald Kaufman Color since the richly pigmented paints debuted in 1992, but with only a handful of retailers in the U.S., purchasing— and shipping—a gallon wasn’t always easy. Not anymore. More than 130 colors can now be bought online in the form of 6- and 12-ounce jars of premixed pigments. Get the jar blended into a gallon of base paint…

2 min.
you make it look so easy!

A+ PRESENTATION Colorful oven-to-table bakeware and oversize platters elicit wows from guests. Even takeout looks five-star. From left: Baker in 140. $73. slavicapottery.com. Berry & Thread Whitewash Oval Platter. $165. juliska.com A Table You Can Expand—Solo! Extra leaves are stored inside these new tables and pop out easily, so you’ll only rub elbows if you want to. From top: Ventura Extension Table. Extends to 90? L. From $1,799. roomandboard.com. Private Reserve Dining Table. Extends to 78? Dia. $3,975. ffdm.com. Ottawa Table. Extends to 98½? L. $2,599. boconcept.us The Fab Fold It’s so elegant, they’ll never guess they’re seated on a folding chair. Ballroom Folding Chair in Gold. $249 per pair. ballard designs.com COVER STORY An exuberant tablecloth adds instant interest to a setting of classic white china. Malabar Cotton Tablecloth in Beige. By Handprint. $98 for 60? × 90?. horchow.com GET GLAMOROUS If…