5 Fabulous Closet Design Trends That Are Hot Right Now

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Closets come in all shapes, sizes, and styles. And while we all wish we could have a magical closet a la “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” to fit all of our stuff in, in the real world we have to work with what we have.

Whether big or small, disorganized or tidy, your own closet could probably stand to be refreshed with one (or more) or the latest design trends.

“As closets have evolved from simply being about storage to becoming useable spaces within our homes, we have shifted the way we look at them,” says Jeffrey Phillip

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How A Predatory Real Estate Practice Changed The Face Of Compton : NPR

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As part of our series on American democracy called We Hold These Truths, we’ve been looking at property ownership in this country and the structural forces that have held back Black homebuyers. For most Americans, the key to building intergenerational wealth is to own a home. But the real estate market often values homes in majority-Black neighborhoods much less than comparable homes in white neighborhoods, robbing Black families of wealth and opportunities like financing a college education. We’re going to show you the forces responsible for this by visiting Compton in the 1960s. It’s a city just

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Summer 2021’s Biggest Outdoor Decor Trends

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Friends, we’re officially entering alfresco season. If you live in or frequent a destination city, you probably get your year-round fill, but outdoor living isn’t exclusive to or solely coveted by those in warmer cities. For those of us who live through four distinct seasons, summer’s start is a cue for outdoor living, from backyard barbecues to lounge or work sessions poolside and cocktail parties on the terrace or patio.

“Outdoor design is becoming much more of a focal point, and outdoor entertaining spaces are in high demand,” says New York–based designer Courtney Sempliner. “Many people plan to host

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The apartments’ interior design, explained.

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Unlike other reality competition shows that are filmed on beautiful islands, in charming foreign locales, and other visually pleasing backdrops, on Netflix’s The Circle, the rotating cast of contestants never leave their apartments. This makes it pretty crucial that those apartments at least be interesting for both the competition show’s players and its viewers to look at. And by and large, the producers succeed at making them that way: The contestants—there are usually about eight active players at any given point—live in spaces full of bright colors, trendy décor, eye-catching furniture, lush plant life, and other well-appointed details. I’m

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Teen left unconscious in school bathroom attack

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NEW IBERIA, Louisiana (KLFY) — A New Iberia, Louisiana teen nearly died after a group of students attacked him in the bathroom at Westgate High School.

The teen’s mother says the assault left him with a severe concussion, and doctors had to wire shut his broken jaw.

Despite her son’s injuries, school officials never called an ambulance for him after the attack. Instead, they drove him home, bruised and bloodied.

The teen and his mother, who says she’s angry with how the school handled the situation, especially since the entire assault was caught

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Sensibill Releases The Barcode Report on Home Improvement Spending Trends | Business

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TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 6, 2021–

Sensibill, the leading provider of everyday financial tools and SKU-level insights, shares this month’s Barcode Report on home improvement trends, leveraging item-level receipt data to deliver the world’s deepest and most relevant insights into everyday consumer spending.

The Barcode Report transforms the SKU-level data derived from digital receipts into consumable and actionable facts, providing organizations with rich information about consumers’ spending habits, life stages and psychographics, such as values and lifestyles. In this report, Sensibill focuses on both U.S. and Canadian consumer spending behaviors around home improvement projects, while also leveraging the data to predict

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