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St Louis AT HOME Fall 2013

For years, doors rarely opened on new furniture or home-accessories stores. Now they’re cropping up everywhere. Here are a few of our favorites. more

Design

We didn’t source Emma the dog, but by looking around, we did find several items a lot like the ones in the hearth room that rank just as high in style and lower in cost. more

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If you’ve ever wondered where designers get their ideas and expertise, look to the books that have helped spark their styles. Each title is packed with creative concepts for you to incorporate into your own home. more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A key to great design is casting the correct light. more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

ORIGINS : Four decades ago, after buying a Richardsonian Romanesque house, Gary and Gloria Behm began restoring the home’s historic light fixtures. Neighbors soon started asking about the lights. ... more

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Photography by Matt Kile

Local designer Jessie Miller competes on HGTV Star more

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Photography courtesy of Herman Miller

When we think of the ultimate in classic design, our thoughts instinctively turn to one-time St. Louisan Charles Eames. When he was ejected from Washington University, the dismissal report supposed... more

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Photograph by Alise O'Brien

We spoke with Smith about building the perfect domicile for a perfectly sophisticated client. For more on the house, see the feature Small is Beautiful . So this process started in 2007. Y... more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

An architect reveals how good design is changing us. more

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Photography Copyright Patrick Molnar/Corbis

Before you can create the space of your dreams, you have to start dreaming. These six places will help you start thinking like a designer. more

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A single room can serve a multitude of functions. more

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Photographs by Alise O'Brien

“I’ve climbed inside a lot of horses,” says the owner of this house, laughing. Sixteenth-century Italian bronze ones, that is. She’s also watched a zinc statue get airlifted out of a dome by heli... more

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We asked five local design experts to name their favorite accessory, the one they always try to work into rooms. more

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Photography by Susan Jackson

Whenever I heard that John Houser had moved—and he moved a dozen times—I would immediately take note that we had another house to be shot for the magazine. For three decades, John was Mr. Houser, t... more

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Photography by Greg Rannells, Styling by Bethany Fox

Missouri’s weather is rarely finer than in the fall. The best way to enjoy it? Head to the hills with friends in tow for Sunday brunch. more

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Photography by Jennifer Silverberg

Chicago has The Merchandise Mart; New York and Dallas have their Design Centers, and for us, it’s the Interior Design Center of St. Louis, anchored by KDR Designer Showroom. “KDR is the last of ... more

Interior Design

Designers know things we don’t—so we asked for some of their favorite tricks for terrific interiors. We got 51. more

Interior Design

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Photography by Alise O'Brien

A new house in Clayton blends urban chic with classic style. more

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Image courtesy of Ken Stückenschneider

Want a distinctive room in five easy pieces? Look at this Ken Stückenschneider creation. more

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