The Block’s interior designer Darren Palmer reveals the top trends of 2019 – including woven furniture, exposed brick and chevron tiles

The Block’s Darren Palmer has revealed the top household design trends showcased on the hit series this season. Darren, 42, one of Australia’s leading interior designers, said textured accessories like velvet chairs, rattan furniture and Berber rugs will be hugely popular over the coming months. The TV star, who is based in Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach,…

Which Architectural Style Should Your Home Have?

See which home style meets your needs. When it comes to residential architecture, style and layout are influenced not only by prevailing artistic tastes of the period, but also by the way people live in and use their homes. In the Victorian era of calling cards and rigorously orchestrated entertaining, small reception rooms that flowed…

Inside Paris Fashion Week: Wild, Inventive—and Always Shocking

RIS—Forget Cabaret. If there’s a dominant trend in Paris, it’s how extravagant and theatrical Fashion Week has become. The Spring ready-to-wear shows, which wrapped up on Tuesday—as the country mourned the loss of its former leader Jacques Chirac—proved the point. Think a skateboard-meets-dance inspired performance from the Japanese tech whiz Issey Miyake. The Paris regular…