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Philips 55PUS6753/12 review: The £700 4K TV you've been waiting for
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Philips 55PUS6753/12 review: The £700 4K TV you've been waiting for

Philips' owner TP Vision released a brand new range of OLED TVs at the IFA consumer electronics trade...

Safety Checklist
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Safety Checklist

The Home Safety Guru’s ® Safety ChecklistNOTE: This questionnaire is set up so that “Yes” or “N/A”r...

The Complete Home Winterization Checklist
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The Complete Home Winterization Checklist

As the days grow shorter, and the temperature starts to fall, you’re going to want to get your home...

Brian Grazer’s Clunky Santa Monica Mansion is Transformed Into a Sleek Contemporary Gem
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Brian Grazer’s Clunky Santa Monica Mansion is Transformed Into a Sleek Contemporary Gem

This article originally appeared in the March 2015 issue of Architectural Digest.Hollywood mogul though...

Here’s How Pantone’s Classic Blue Could Look in Your Living Room
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Here’s How Pantone’s Classic Blue Could Look in Your Living Room

Are you loving Pantone’s Color of the Year ? We’ve had about a week to reflect on the Classic Blue n...

The Best Way to Polish & Clean Silver: 4 Home Remedy Methods Put to the Test
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The Best Way to Polish & Clean Silver: 4 Home Remedy Methods Put to the Test

The table’s set with fresh cut flowers, punchy cloth napkins and a place for every person — you woul...

5 Small and Smart Ways to Shop More Sustainably This Year
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5 Small and Smart Ways to Shop More Sustainably This Year

Conscious shopping is all the rage, and it’s not hard to see why. Along with supporting ethical and...

No Headboard, No Problem: 7 Other Ideas for Framing a Bed
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No Headboard, No Problem: 7 Other Ideas for Framing a Bed

Headboards can be a boon to a bedroom, creating a focal point and even adding a storage spot for boo...

5 Ways to Be Better with Money in 2019
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5 Ways to Be Better with Money in 2019

It’s official: 2019 is here and it’s time to get your money right. We called on Priya Malani, co-fou...

Blue Microphones Nessie review
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Blue Microphones Nessie review

The Blue Microphones Nessie is an adjustable condenser microphone aimed at serious home musicians and...

Sonos Arc review: Ahead of the curve
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Sonos Arc review: Ahead of the curve

The Sonos Arc is a brilliant standalone soundbar. There’s no need to read much further if you don’t...

Sony Bravia KD-65ZD9 review: The brightest and best HDR yet
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Sony Bravia KD-65ZD9 review: The brightest and best HDR yet

Despite what some quarters might want you to believe, there’s a war going on in the world of HDR tel...

This Classic Greenwich Village Townhouse Has Delightfully Modern Interiors
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This Classic Greenwich Village Townhouse Has Delightfully Modern Interiors

From the street, you would think it was the quintessential Greenwich Village townhouse—all red brick...

Ultimate Ears Megablast review: Smart, waterproof and stylish to boot
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Ultimate Ears Megablast review: Smart, waterproof and stylish to boot

Most smart speakers require a power lead and cannot be taken on-the-go, but the Ultimate Ears Megablast...

How to Tell If a Wall Is Load Bearing
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How to Tell If a Wall Is Load Bearing

Knocking down a wall is a great way to create an open floor plan, or simply make a room larger. But befor...

A 1960s House in Hollywood Hills Gets a Modern Update
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A 1960s House in Hollywood Hills Gets a Modern Update

There's an essential skill you need to tackle a major renovation that people rarely mention: imagination...

This Is the One Place You Haven’t Thought to Hang Your Art
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This Is the One Place You Haven’t Thought to Hang Your Art

Gallery walls are one of those design staples that never really go out of style. You saw them in the...

This Midcentury Rose Garden in Marin County Was Inspired by Le Corbusier
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This Midcentury Rose Garden in Marin County Was Inspired by Le Corbusier

When I do something, I go deep. So, when it came time to finding a new home in Marin County last Oct...

6 Confidence-Boosting Tips to Remember The Next Time You Need to Be More Assertive
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6 Confidence-Boosting Tips to Remember The Next Time You Need to Be More Assertive

Standing your ground isn’t always easy. No matter how confident you feel about something, being open...

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation review: Big sound, little box
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Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation review: Big sound, little box

For a brand whose product portfolio is capable of vapourising even six-figure bank balances with eas...