Roll With It: Flocked and Foil Wallpaper Straight Out of the ’70s (14 photos)

3. Takes attention off imperfect walls. If you have an older home, chances are your walls aren’t perfect. Because the flocking’s nap (the angle of fiber hairs) absorbs light, its surface appears matte and flattened, which minimizes wall irregularities. Also, the large-scale pattern typical in flocked wallpaper expands the eye over a greater area, which […]
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Data Watch: How People Upgrade Their Yards and What It Costs (16 photos)

How much people spend. As with all renovations and home projects, costs can range quite widely, depending on the work done and the labor costs in the location where the project takes place. That said, the results of the survey reveal some interesting price trends. The most common level of spending for an outdoor project […]
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Houzz Tour: Stylist’s Eye for Detail Shows in His Brooklyn Condo (5 photos)

Photos by Carlos Andrés Dueñes, unless otherwise noted Houzz at a GlanceWho lives here: Designer Max Aboody of Clean SlateLocation: Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, New YorkSize: 733 square feet (68 square meters); one bedroom, one bathroom After studying fashion at the Parsons School of Design, Aboody made a shift to interior design. Using his one-bedroom […]
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