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Becky Golino

I’m Becky, an interior designer and mother of two living in Los Angeles. Deluxe is where I share insider tips, resources and inspiration to help you decorate like a pro and make your home your happy place.

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furniture, diy

Hacking Ikea

By Becky Golino on Oct 08, 2012

We made a quick family trip to Ikea this weekend for a new easel and some meatballs (seriously). I hadn't been for a while, and it struck me that the appealing, and sometimes overwhelming thing... Continue reading

architecture, architectural history

Doris Duke's Shangri La

By Becky Golino on Oct 03, 2012

Tobacco heiress, art collector and philanthropist Doris Duke created her glorious Honolulu retreat, Shangri La, in 1935 after traveling the world on her honeymoon with first husband, James Cromwell. The estate is filled with art... Continue reading

decor, products

Abaca Rugs

By Becky Golino on Sep 12, 2012

Top: Limited Edition, Middle Left: Limited Edition, Middle Right: Merida, Bottom Left: PPE, Bottom Right: Merida Natural fiber rugs are great; they're warm and neutral, adding texture to a room while giving a clean, tailored... Continue reading


Mid-Century Modern House Numbers

By Becky Golino on Aug 10, 2012

Clockwise from top: Modern Dwell House Numbers, Custom House Numbers, Custom House Numbers, Design Within Reach Buying nice-looking house numbers may seem frivolous, but this minor investment sets the tone for your entire house. You,... Continue reading

interior design

The Parker Palm Springs

By Becky Golino on Aug 08, 2012

One of my favorite getaways is the Parker hotel in Palm Springs.  Originally Gene Autry's Melody Ranch, then the Merv Griffin Givenchy Hotel and Spa, it was redesigned by Jonathan Adler in 2004 into its current incarnation;... Continue reading


Book Shelf: The Perfectly Imperfect Home

By Becky Golino on Jun 26, 2012

I love art and design books of all kinds, but most books in my library, admittedly, haven't been read cover to cover. They're mostly for reference and visual inspiration, a poker to stoke the creative... Continue reading


Antique Grain Sack

By Becky Golino on May 22, 2012

Top: Pottery Barn, Fabrics: Grain Sack Antique grain sack is popping up all over the place. It's being used to upholster chairs, settees, ottomans, and to make pillows. It's beautiful, durable and unique, so its... Continue reading