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‘Modern Family’ Bosses on Why the 200th Episode Is ‘Mostly a Show About Death’

In the era of peak TV, it is no small feat for a series to reach 100 episodes, let alone 200, but it is an achievement that “Modern Family” co-creator Steve Levitan considers more of an “industry milestone than something our audience truly cares about.” Therefore,

A health scare sees Modern Family musing on death (in a fun way!)

There’s a lot of potential in “Dear Beloved Family,” an episode that, early on, sees Phil Dunphy rushed to the hospital with inexplicable and sudden stomach pain. After the episode gets past its rather silly, paint-by-numbers cold open—Phil has weird ideas for family traditions

A Bathroom Vanity Where You Can Feel More Attractive

The all-white bathroom has been around forever. It’s a timeless look that asks nothing of you and gives little design excitement in return. A sophisticated, well-decorated bathroom has no rival.  You have experienced this first-hand every time you’ve stayed at a fashionable hotel with

Home decor: a limited budget needn’t hold you back

Pops of colour were added in the living room with two art deco chairs bought for just Dh65 each Tasked with furnishing a late 19th-century penthouse apartment in historic Budapest, a city I had not previously visited, presented a unique set of challenges. Not

How to design a bathroom that adds opulence to your lifestyle

People can spend a great deal of time in the bathroom. The average Brit spends three hours and nine minutes sitting on the throne every week, according to research carried out by UKactive, a non-profit organisation. That doesn’t factor in the time they spend

A Q&A with the Designer behind the LXi Cabin Collection, Flexjet’s New Artisanal Aircraft Interiors

As part of its Red Label program, which provides clients with late-model aircraft and flight crews who are assigned to specific planes, the fractional and charter provider Flexjet now offers the LXi Cabin Collection, a series of more than 20 different cabin designs for the aircraft

On Gardening: Christmas cactus is a national treasure

It seems as though every year since I graduated from Texas A&M, I have been asked how to get poinsettias to rebloom. It doesn’t take long into the discussion before the gardener knows the task is more than formidable. On the other hand, the

Competition: win a bundle of minimal Muji home appliances

The smooth-sided toaster features round edges and functional flat sides, to allow it to sit against a kitchen wall. A temperature dial is situated on the side of the appliance, while the tray for catching crumbs is hidden on its underside. Winners will also win

How Bengaluru’s National Gallery of Modern Art has become a cultural hotspot

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), the expansive white structure located on Palace Road, exudes a certain kind of warmth that not many government-owned cultural spaces do. It extends an invitation to a passer-by to come and discover its treasure trove of modern art.

The world’s largest architecture firm is creating a $2 million tiny home village for California’s homeless

GenslerA rendering of tiny homes for the homeless in San Jose, California. Although the total number of homeless Americans has slowly decreased over the past decade, homelessness has risen in large cities across the country. Certain spots in these areas are often dubbed “tent cities,” where it’s common for the