Simple Ideas From 5 Interior Designers

Angela R. James

In addition to wanting the perfect banana bread recipe and functional face mask tips, you’re probably in dire need of some practical home office ideas right about now since your couch has become your desk and your bed is where you hop on Zoom calls. If we had to find a silver quarantine lining, it’s that, yes, your commute is now 20 seconds from bed to desk, but considering the uncertainty around how long we’ll be working remotely, it’s probably time you figured out a home office solution that doesn’t involve sitting cross-legged on your bedroom floor.

In an

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The Novogratzes Are Here to Help Solve Your Interior Design Challenges

Angela R. James

Given the current state of the world, there are two things we now have plenty of time to accomplish: reading books and tackling interior design projects. And with the new book Novogratz Design Fix: Chic and Stylish Tips for Every Decorating Scenario by HGTV stars Robert and Cortney Novogratz (Rizzoli), you can do both at once!

Known for their colorful, artful style—just the cheerful vibes we need these days—the Novogratz (as they’re widely known) have worked on dozens of homes, of which 11 are featured in the book, the couple’s fourth. “We chose several of our projects that we really

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This Boeing 737 Max private jet interior design looks more like a futuristic spaceship than it does a private jet

Angela R. James
The Genesis interior design concept for Boeing's 737 Max aircraft.
The Genesis interior design concept for Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft.

Courtesy of Boeing/SkyStyle & KiPcreating

  • Boeing unveiled a design concept for its 737 Max aircraft shortly before its grounding that upends traditional aircraft interior designs. 

  • The Genesis concept was designed by Argentinian firm SkyStyle and introduces a futuristic look to the aircraft’s interior, incorporating technology in the furnishings.

  • Five passenger compartments are included in the concept including a galley, dining area, living room, office space, and master bedroom, as well as a master bathroom. 

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Boeing’s line of private jets is reserved for

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Animal Crossing Players Are Now Getting Paid for Interior Design Services

Angela R. James

In the massively popular Nintendo game Animal Crossing: New Horizons, a big part of the fun is customizing your player’s virtual home. You can choose from all kinds of different styles and objects, decking out the interiors with all the little touches that make it feel like your own. In fact, if you’re really good at it, you can even get paid to do it for others.

A wonderfully playful set of all pink
A wonderfully playful set of all pink

A new job offer from Olivia’s, a luxury furniture and homeware brand based in London, is seeking virtual interior design consultants for the game,

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6 Interior Designer Workspaces – Ideas for Home Workspaces

Angela R. James

Call it ingenuity, or better yet, creative distancing: As much of the country’s workforce has shifted operations to the home front, designers are mining their own havens for the best places to set up their home offices — and relearning what is vital for tapping into their best ideas.

It turns out that natural light is as essential as connectivity and coffee, comfort is king, and no single environment (home, city, or elsewhere) holds the key to their magic. “We are agile and can be creative anywhere we need to be,” says Atlanta-based designer Susan Ferrier. “Isn’t that part

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