Danish club chairs. Flying saucer lamps. Pop-art wallpaper. If you were born after the baby-boomer era, you probably didn’t grow up with mid-century modern furnishings. But this once-prevalent style from the 1950s and ’60s is more popular than ever and being embraced by a whole new generation of consumers.

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Looking for a better solution for their fellow painters and decorative artisans, Virginia Young and Janie Lowe worked with chemists to develop a paint formula that offered high-quality performance but without the chemicals found in traditional paints. This is how YOLO Colorhouse was born. 

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The wood in your home can be truly gorgeous—and you don't have to spend a ton of time or money to make it look that way. Here are some tips from industry leader Minwax® on how to enhance wood furniture and the wood surfaces inside your home.

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The Royal Wedding and Royal babies, London Olympics, and the Queen's Jubilee sparked a craze for British fashion that hasn't been seen since the 1960s. YDR has followed the trends of the past year and reported on the latest Brit-inspired furnishings. Here are some of our favorites.

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Designer Scott Bodenner from Chella Luxury Performance Textiles talks trends and influences for the fabric market.

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For the masculine sector of the population, the appeal of names like Beer Time and Dirty Socks trumps that of Butterscotch and Lexington Park. That's the rationale behind Canadian paint brand CIL's new paint color collection, "Ultimate Man Caves," especially created for men.

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This is the first in a two-part series on color trends. Home decor is singing the blues this year, but this isn't a sad thing. Blue's popularity  in home fashion reflects consumer desire for comfort and growing optimism about the economy.

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In this second installment of a two-part article on color trends, we explore emerging color trends beyond blue, which isn't the only splash on the palette. Purples and reds also are making a huge showing.

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When it comes to painting, applying paint to a wall is an easier task than choosing a color. That’s the finding of a country-wide survey of Canadian paint habits conducted by leading brand CIL® paint.

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 We’re seeing it on the runways, on the highways and now in all facets of home décor. Opulence is one of the hottest looks in 2014, presenting itself in dramatic colors, shades and textures.

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