Image via Architectural Digest by May Daouk It’s been a big year for pastels, especially blushing pinks and faded blues. But now there’s a new color in town. Enter purple. Symbol of royalty, wealth, and wisdom, this rich color oozes power. And with its range from pale lavenders to saturated violets, purple is the perfect hue to carry interiors from fall to winter. Whether it shows up in the form of an eggplant-toned accent wall or an amethyst-colored sofa, the design forecast for fall says purple reigns. A coat of lavender paint brings us

Photo via Valencia Lounge Hostel The end of summer may mark the official end of vacation season. But that’s not stopping us from doing some serious fall trip planning (or at least daydreaming!). Thankfully, well-designed hotels don’t have to break the bank. From a boho beauty in Nicaragua to a Sin City glamour den, these are our picks for the world’s most stylishly affordable stays. Graduate Tempe   Tempe, AZ From $143 College campuses may not be synonymous with stylish design, but the super hip new Graduate Hotels chain is aiming to change

Image via Yours Truly Some like their tea and some prefer a red bull, but let’s face it — the world really runs on coffee. Just as we fill up our cars at gas stations, coffee shops are where we refuel our minds and bodies. But some spots serve up more than just a perky shot of caffeine or a cold-brew. From whitewashed spaces that specialize in style to wallpapered shops that feel more like living rooms, these coffee shops are serving up coffee and interiors that we like a latte.

The average human spends 33% of their life sleeping. So it’s important to get your bedroom design right. And when you’re dealing with a newly built home or apartment, it can be hard to strike the right balance between style and coziness. That’s why Lennar, the nation’s largest home builder, called upon Laurel & Wolf designer James Tabb to transform four bedrooms in their new San Francisco Shipyard homes. Read More: Two Hip Homes in San Francisco’s Coolest New Spot   With two bedrooms in each model home, James kept the color palettes

Los Angeles real estate is kind of like a night at a Vegas casino – you either luck out or you end up blowing all your money on a really bad bet. Rebecca and Jared Raskind were all but ready to fold when their agent showed them a Spanish-style home that was definitely a fixer upper. And it’s the best bet they ever made. Rebecca and Jared embraced the home’s flaws as an opportunity. “We were actually happy that it was a fixer-upper because we could personalize the home while maintaining its character and

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