2020 Recap: Our Top Ten Posts Of The Year

Well, 2021 has (finally) arrived, and I’m sure all of us are looking forward to a brighter year ahead. But before we jump into all-new content, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the high points from last year – and share our most popular posts from 2020. 

From the future of design to decorating based on your sign, affordable faucets to framing art, and celebrating Pride to how to be more productive, we shared a lot of information last year – and hopefully informed and inspired you along the way!  So today we’re remembering the best of the best and recapping our most popular posts from 2020.

So keep scrolling to see us count down the top ten posts of the past year, and be sure to check tomorrow when we ask for YOUR  feedback on what you like, don’t like, and want to see on the site in 2021.

10. Pride Began With A Protest: How Gay Rights Are Connected To Black Lives Matter

For Pride Month, we looked back on how the modern gay rights movement began because of the activism of black members of the community, and how their actions are connected to the protests of today.

9. Life After Covid-19: How Interior Design Will Change

In a year like no other, we shared how interior design will be affected by the coronavirus, from the way we design, the materials used, and how we furnish spaces in the future.

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Design: Anna Barnett

8. 36 Affordable Faucets For An Easy Kitchen & Bath Upgrade

For an easy kitchen or bath upgrade, look no further than a new faucet. To help you get started, we broke down the different faucet styles and shared 36 shoppable options for every type of interior.

7. Five Ways Your Home Can Make You Feel Better Right Now

A little bit of happiness can go a long way – especially in your home. So we shared the small steps to creating a more stylish and functional space – and to bring in some much-needed positivity.

Photo: Jeff Mindell
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6. Bobby’s Guide To Framing & The Best Printable Art 

We answered all your framing inquiries and showed you the best printable art and store-bought frames to get your art collection started.

5. Queer Eye Season 5: Kevin – The Makeover & Reveal

We kicked off the reveals for QE Season 5 with Kevin, a divorced dad who got transformed just in time for his daughter’s wedding, giving him a new attitude (and space) to help him shine from the inside out.

Photo: David Land
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Design: Dani Arps

4. The Seven Productivity Apps You Need To Know About 

With more people working from home than ever before, we highlighted 7 of the best apps to help you stay on track, remain focused, save time – and help you move in a more productive direction.

3. Room For Improvement: How Design Terms Can be More Inclusive

This post was all about making room for improvement. We shared how certain design terms are rooted in racist terminology, and how we can all update our vocabularies to use more inclusive words.

2. My Parents’ Home Makeover With Target

For our 2nd most popular post of the year, we showed you the dramatic before and afters of Bobby’s parent’s home – which was given a complete renovation with the help of our friends at Target.

1. Design By The Stars: The Accessory You Need Based On Your Zodiac Sign 

Drumroll, please! Our most popular post of the year must have been written in the stars- since it was all about how your zodiac can help you with design. We broke down the traits of every sign – and showed you the accessory you need, all based on the stars.

 

  1. So many great posts! I loved looking back on the past year, and can’t wait to see what you have in store for 2021!

  2. Really enjoyed the post of picking the right faucet. I used it to narrow down my selection for my kitchen – and it only cost me $85.

  3. Thank you for all these great posts Bobby! Happy New Year!