Home design

FILE - This June 20, 2019, file photo shows an existing home is offered for sale in Rutledge, Ga. Weaker home sales trends are expected to contribute to a sharp slowing in the home remodeling market. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
July 29, 2019 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Weaker home sales trends are expected to contribute to a sharp slowing in the home remodeling market. That's the conclusion of a report by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. The quarterly report forecasts that spending by homeowners for renovations, expansions...
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July 09, 2019 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up on a measure that would designate climate change as an emergency, and they have won early support from one of Sanders' fellow Democratic presidential candidates. The legislation introduced...
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FILE - in this file photo dated Saturday, May 19, 2018, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, right, leave Windsor Castle in a carriage after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. Royal accounts released Tuesday June 25, 2019, have revealed that the royal couple's home near Windsor Castle, called Frogmore Cottage, was renovated with 2.4 million pounds ($3.06 million) of taxpayers' money for the couple and their new son Archie.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
June 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's home was renovated with 2.4 million pounds ($3.06 million) of taxpayers' money, royal accounts revealed Tuesday. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's residence near Windsor Castle, called Frogmore Cottage, underwent major work to turn five properties...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 9, 2018 file photo, Red Arrows fly over Buckingham Palace to attend the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London. Buckingham Palace says the monarchy cost the taxpayer 67 million pounds ($85.2 million) during 2018-19, a 41% increase on the previous financial year. Expenditures rose primarily because of higher levels of spending devoted to critical renovation and repair for Buckingham Palace. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
June 25, 2019 - 5:26 am
LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's home was renovated with 2.4 million pounds ($3.06 million) of taxpayers' money, royal accounts revealed Tuesday. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's residence near Windsor Castle, called Frogmore Cottage, underwent major work to turn five properties...
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Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, waves toward members of the media as he and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leave King Taco after talking to patrons Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 09, 2019 - 5:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden raked in over $750,000 during a fundraiser attended by Hollywood powerbrokers, a major haul that demonstrates the entertainment industry's lasting affection for the former vice president. Biden's 2020 Democratic presidential campaign declined to comment on how much was...
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A view of the Generali tower skyscraper, designed by architect and designer Zaha Hadid, which was officially inaugurated in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 09, 2019 - 11:49 am
MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has inaugurated the twisting 44-story Generali Tower designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid. The 190-meter (623-foot) tower, which will serve as a headquarters for the Italian insurance company Generali, was dedicated Tuesday on the first day of the...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Elie Saab ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 02, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PARIS (AP) — Hermes dreamt of the stars but failed to light a spark, while Elie Saab let its hair down and channeled the '70s. They were among design houses staging collections at Paris Fashion Week Saturday, as organizers were on heightened alert over the prospect of a 16th straight weekend of...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, right, poses with his mother Deann after an NFL football news conference in Houston. Watson's mother spent years encouraging him to chase his dreams. He has achieved one of his biggest goals of reaching the NFL. Now the Texans quarterback is giving back by renovating the home he grew up in and surprising his mom. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 29, 2019 - 11:39 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson's mother spent years encouraging him to chase his dreams. Now that Watson has achieved one of his biggest goals of reaching the NFL, the Houston Texans quarterback is giving back to her by renovating the home he grew up in. "She is my rock, my hero," Watson said. "She...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house's couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired, it was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has designed for the house since 1983, has not come out to receive applause at the end of one of his shows. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
January 22, 2019 - 12:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house's couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has...
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A working scale model of Pop.Up Next, a prototype designed by Audi, Airbus and Italdesign, drives away from the air module, rear, after landing during a presentation at the Amsterdam Drone Week in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The two-seater vehicle combines ground transportation with vertical take-off and landing capabilities. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
November 27, 2018 - 9:42 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall Tuesday, providing a glimpse of what could be the future of urban mobility. The "Pop.Up Next" prototype drone, being developed by aviation giant Airbus, automaker Audi and the Italdesign...
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