What Are Textured Walls? – Different Types of Textured Walls

Martin Vecchio; Design by Cloth + Kind

If you’ve ever pondered ways to transform a blank wall in your interior, you’ve likely thought of everything from choosing a bold paint color to installing a graphic wallpaper. You might have even considered showcasing artwork, adding visual interest with a cabinet, or hanging an eye-catching mirror. But there’s another designer-approved option to add character and personality to your space: textured walls.

A favorite of top interior designers, upgrading a flat wall with texture can instantly enhance a room and help mask any signs of wear and tear. “Paint goes a

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Harry Heissmann Transforms a Silo Ridge Family Home

“What’s new at the magic shop?”

That was highly acclaimed interior designer Albert Hadley’s sometime greeting for Harry Heissmann when the designers worked together for nearly a decade, from 2000 through 2009. When Hadley, whose clients included ambassadors, first ladies, and the fashion elite, was in need of an out-of-the-box idea, he would stop by Heissmann’s desk—aka “the magic shop,” in a nod to Heissmann’s boundless creativity and flair.

Today, more than a decade after he left Hadley’s design firm and hung his own shingle at Harry Heissmann, Inc., Heissmann still has an illustration of a magic shop’s sign hanging

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YouTube’s Biggest Stars Are Begging Fans Not to Stalk Them at Home

Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast

Kris Herzog predicts a YouTuber will be murdered in the next year or two.

Herzog, the owner of Bodyguard Group of Beverly Hills, which has protected stars like Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, and Tom Cruise, thinks that because YouTubers and social media stars bare all to the world and run around unprotected, there could be disastrous consequences.

“The one that always stuck out to me was when a crying (former YouTuber and NBC late-night host) Lilly Singh called me at 2 or 3 o’clock in the morning,” Herzog says. “She goes, ‘There’s this

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