Morgan Shearin's Blog Posts

This L.A. Jewelry Designer Painted Her Entire 1,200-Square-Foot Home Green

It matches the twisty eucalyptus tree outside.Amanda Thomas, founder of jewelry brand Luv AJ, was sold on this 1,200-square-foot West Hollywood home the second she stepped in the driveway. A

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How a Designer Brought Soul to a D.C. Home That Was Already Halfway Through Construction

When kicking off a project, most designers find themselves in one of two scenarios: Bringing an existing house back to life through renovations or helping build a new one—floor plan, door

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These 9 Spaces Will Convince You Twin Beds Are Indeed for Adults

You don’t even have to be tight on space to try one.Given the choice between a twin bed and a full, we think it’s safe to say most people over 18 would choose the latter. But what if

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A ’60s-Inspired Palette of Tiles Makes This Mid-Century Feel More Modern

An excerpt from Studio Shamshiri’s debut monograph.Whether you know it or not, you’ve seen Studio Shamshiri’s work. The design firm, founded by brother-sister duo Pamela and Ramin

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How to Paint These 4 Tricky Architectural Details Like a True Pro

There’s more than one way to approach crown molding.Everyone talks about wanting a house with character, but what does that actually look like? For us, it’s the little details that come

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These 13 Kitchens Prove That Sageing Your Cabinets Is the Ultimate Design Cleanse

From London to Laurel Canyon, these spaces set the tone.For hands-on advice from designers and pro DIYers, plus more scrappy before-and-after transformations, subscribe to Reno. Let your-

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8 White House Exteriors That Are Just as Dramatic as Black

From a Georgian in Ontario to a Sydney home on the bay.It’s tempting to make a splash with your house color—as much for passersby to enjoy as yourself. On any given day, you’ll

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This Pandemic-Sparked Real-Estate Trend Just Did a 180

All signs point to getting savvy with floor plans.Out of all the updated we made to our homes during the pandemic - adding a Peloton room, building an outdoor pizza oven, letting our lawns run a

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Psychologists Say These Colors Are Best to Paint a Home Office

Zoom meetings need a peachy shake-up.No matter what room you decided to turn into a makeshift office this past year, a new study shows changing the color of the space can greatly impact your-

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