Jihyo of TWICE’s K-Pop Career Has Been 15 Years in the Making

Freda A. Nix

When Jihyo gets home after completing yet another grueling day of being Jihyo — international pop superstar and main vocalist of South Korea’s best-selling girl group, TWICE — she changes into her coziest pajamas, ties her hair up, slips on her wire-frame, blue-light-protection glasses, and delves into the world of […]

Drew Barrymore Home With Kids

Freda A. Nix

In an Instagram Live interview earlier this week, ELLE Decor editor in chief Whitney Robinson checked in with actress and entrepreneur Drew Barrymore to find out how she is holding up while isolating in her Los Angeles home with her daughters, seven-year-old Olive and Frankie, five. Barrymore has been keeping […]

How to Make a Gallery Wall

Freda A. Nix

Courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum I have strong opinions about gallery walls. Mainly, that every home should have one. When done correctly and without pretension, a gallery wall is a deep personal expression—a Gesamtkunstwerk making use of canvases and ephemera that is itself a sculpture. OK, that sounds a little […]

60,000-year-old underwater forest could make new drugs, scientists say

Freda A. Nix

60,000-year-old underwater forest could make new drugs, scientists say More Organisms that have been found in wood samples from a 60,000-year-old underwater forest could potentially be used to create antibiotics and other lifesaving medicines, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). An article published by NOAA says that […]

Trader Joe’s Workers Are Angry and Terrified

Freda A. Nix

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters It’s hard to overstate just how much life for working people in the United States has changed since the novel coronavirus first reared its ugly head in January. At least 16 million people have lost their jobs, and millions more are teetering on the brink. But now that […]

Coronavirus: Milford Nurse Dies

Freda A. Nix

MILFORD, CT — Angeline Bernadel, 52, of Stratford, died after contracting the coronavirus while working as a nurse at the West River Healthcare Center in Milford, the Hartford Courant reports. She became ill March 30, went home to quarantine, and died April 4. Bernadel’s husband, Jean, cared for her at […]

Veronica Hamlet Michigan Home Tour

Freda A. Nix

“When we drove up, we said, ‘This house is weird. It must be for us,’” recalls interior designer Veronica Hamlet. The 5,000-square-foot residence was like nothing she had seen before. Built in 1974, it had a hard-to-nail style: a mixture of Italian architecture with mid-century lines, all rendered in stucco. […]

Universal Music Publishing Goes on Signing Spree, Via Zoom

Freda A. Nix

Click here to read the full article. In recent weeks much of the business world has moved to virtual meetings, and while we’re all subject to glitches, wifi dropouts and mockery of our home decor, business is still getting done. Universal Music Publishing Group has announced multiple songwriter signings, all […]

Vitruvi’s Stone Diffuser Review

Freda A. Nix

Design By Morgan McMullen Hi you beautiful human, welcome back to Worth It, my bi-weekly breakdown of the absolute best new beauty product I’ve tried. Sure, splurging on makeup or skincare is a risk, but trust that this beauty editor will only recommend something I wholeheartedly believe is worth every […]

The 3 best kitchen and bath spots in Mesa

Freda A. Nix

Photo: Countertop Rock/Yelp Shopping for kitchen and bath items? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top kitchen and bath spots around Mesa, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you’re in the market for kitchen and […]

How to Become an Online Auction Whiz

Freda A. Nix

For some design enthusiasts, padding their home in the same prints and ceramics speckled across Instagram interiors just won’t do. Enter the online auction, a veritable treasure trove of unique objects d’art, furniture, and decor that, if approached with some tact, can yield big design buys at less-than-retail prices. “At […]