Spring means new beginnings. What better time to refresh every corner of the house? Open the windows, invite in new colors, and, finally, turn to the pros for some interior advice. Ron Marvin, a New York City–based interior designer and Rue Living Inspirer, is dishing on out-of-the-box ways to work with your décor. From layering rugs to organizing with style, read on for his expert tips.

Ron Marvin's Interior Design Tips for Spring

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April 2, 2014

What will Rue Living Inspirers Camille Styles, Ron Marvin, and Matthew Mead be scooping up for the at-home chefs on their lists?

Gift Picks for Home Chefs

Now go on – grab these for the foodies on your gift list, too. Shop the Staub Saute PanDualit 2-Slice Toaster, and Shun Premiere 2-Piece Knife Set here.

Our For the At-Home Chef: Cookware, Cutlery, & More Boutique opens Monday, December 2, at 3PM ET.

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December 2, 2013

There’s an elevator ride between you and the laundry room. You have no control over the thermostat. And every year, you suffer through the holidays with mediocre décor because opening your front door and simultaneously knocking over a Christmas tree is just no fun.

Cheer up. This season, thanks to the expert advice of interior designer and Rue Living Inspirer Ron Marvin, things are changing.

Ron Marvin's Holiday Decor Tips for Small Spaces

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November 26, 2013

Stop pressing snooze on your bedding swap and let color guide the way. From cool greys to spa-like whites, Rue Living Inspirer and interior designer Ron Marvin tells how.

Make the Winter Bed: Tips from Ron Marvin

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November 13, 2013

When visitors come this season, go the extra mile to make them feel welcome. Rue Living Inspirer and interior designer Ron Marvin weighs in on guest-bedroom essentials.

Ron Marvin Guest-Bedroom Tips

Bedside Lamps
“I recently stayed in a guest room that didn’t have them. Don’t rely on one overhead light fixture. They are generally too bright. And it’s difficult to navigate a room if the switch is far from the bed.”

“Try to have an empty dresser so guests can unpack if they’d like. Plenty of hooks in the closet, as well as empty hangers. A nice luggage rack is most helpful.”
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November 8, 2013