Decor Score / Home & Consumer

Decor Score: No Man Cave for Mr. My Way

Q: OK, maybe I should hire a professional (as my friends keep telling me), but I know the look I want for my own digs: sharp, clean, sophisticated -- the way I think I dress -- and fit for a 27-year-old guy. What I do need is some ideas about ...

Decor Score: Having 'A Style' Is Out of Style

Q: A woman I met at a bridal luncheon asked me in what "style" we are going to decorate our apartment. I realize I don't have a special style. I like a lot of different things. I only know I don't want my mother's style - strictly traditional (and...

Decor Score: When Windows Dare to Go Bare

Q: Our living room is two stories high, with windows up to the ceiling. We like the light, but we're in a new development and feel overexposed to our neighbors. Is it OK if we only curtain the lower windows, the ones through which people can see ...

Decor Score: Too Much Space? Divide to Conquer

Q: Our great room really lives up to the name -- it's nearly 30 feet long and 20 wide. There's a large fireplace on one long wall; the other is all windows. How should we arrange the furniture in such a large space?

A: Find ways to break the ...