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Subway Tile: Designer Francesco Bilotto doesn’t know why this tile ever became a trend. “Why add more grout lines and visual confusion, plus cleaning maintenance, to your kitchen?” He prefers using one large piece of metal or marble for a simple, easy-to-clean backsplash.

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VRAI Magazine

Francesco Bilotto explains how to re-energize your home for Spring

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House Beautiful

“This is a combination most modern interior lovers can appreciate,” says designer Francesco Bilotto.

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Today

Francesco Bilotto takes this bathroom go from boring to beautiful — for just $250!

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House Beautiful

Francesco Bilotto Shares His Paint Color Predictions

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Bravo

Interior designer Francesco Bilotto says the first thing to do is figure our time management of spaces and reconfiguring your everyday logistics and costs.

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Popsugar

Francesco shares his advice on holiday tipping with Popsugar

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Independent

Interior designer Francesco Bilotto claims Christmas lights should be strung on a tree vertically.

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Huffpost

Francesco Bilotto claimed that Christmas tree lights should in fact be strung vertically on a tree, as opposed to horizontally.

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Fox News

According to designer Francesco Bilotto, the traditional method of wrapping them horizontally in circles around the branches is not the way to do it.

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New Zealand Herald

With designer Francesco Bilotto’s advice, this might be your new tradition for hanging Christmas tree lights.

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News.com.au

According to designer Francesco Bilotto, the traditional method of wrapping them horizontally in circles around the branches is not the way to do it.

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97.3 FM

According to designer Francesco Bilotto, the right way to do it is to actually drape the lights vertically up and down the tree, as this stops the lights from falling too far into the middle of the tree and becoming hidden.

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Cosmopolitan

According to designer Francesco Bilotto, the traditional method of wrapping lights horizontally around the branches of your tree is not the best way to do it.

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Metro.us

With designer Francesco Bilotto’s advice, this might be your new tradition for hanging Christmas tree lights.

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The Sun

It turns out you should be draping them over the branches vertically rather than horizontally

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Mirror

Designer Francesco Bilotto says that it’s better to hang them vertically rather than horizontally.

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Derby Telegraph

Designer Francesco Bilotto says that it’s better to hang them vertically.

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Magic 106.7

TODAY Show expert Francesco Bilotto is sharing his secrets for getting the ultimate sparkle and shine from your Christmas tree lights, and it’s all about thinking vertically.

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VRAI Magazine

For this holiday season, we reached out to lifestyle expert Francesco Bilotto who’s always in the know of the latest trends and has a knack of always finding unique and meaningful products.

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Better Homes and Gardens

Designer Francesco Bilotto argues that the best way to hang your Christmas tree lights is vertically, instead of wrapped around in circles.

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Reader's Digest

Francesco Bilotto’s trick is to hang the lights vertically instead of working in a horizontal spiral.

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Southern Living

According to interior designer and entertaining expert Francesco Bilotto, we should be stringing the lights vertically, instead of from side to side.

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Liverpool Echo

Designer Francesco Bilotto stunned quite a few people when he said that it’s better to hang Christmas lights vertically

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Bravo

“A little white lie never hurts when it comes to sparing feelings,” laughs interior design and entertaining expert Francesco Bilotto.

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Metro.be

Interieurontwerper Francesco Bilotto denkt er anders over

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Nieuwsblad

De meeste mensen hangen vervolgens de lichtjes horizontaal in de boom, maar volgens designer Francesco Bilotto pak je dat beter anders aan om het beste resultaat te bekomen.

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Elle

Designer Francesco Bilotto legt uit wat de beste manier is om kerstverlichting in de boom te hangen.

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Bravo

Famed interior design and entertaining expert, Francesco Bilotto has tips. Listen up.

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House Beautiful

Francesco shares his thoughts with House Beautiful on Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color of the Year

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House Beautiful

Designers Have Mixed Emotions About 2018 Color of the Year

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House Beautiful

Francesco Bilotto Shares How To Decorate Your First Apartment

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Popsugar

“Take a cue from your room and coordinate details with your existing decor”, explained Francesco Bilotto, design and entertaining Expert.

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House Beautiful

“I love a good natural hide shape rug like anyone else, however it’s time to skip the skin!” says designer Francesco Bilotto.

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Bravo

In his line of work, interior designer Francesco Bilotto has often found himself helping both clients and friends redesign their apartment after a breakup. He knows exactly what to do to get them — and their stuff — out of your mind and living space.

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Today

This year, I decided to try upping my own entertaining game, but I wanted to do it on a budget, creating things that were under $10 and easy enough to make in under 10 minutes.

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Good Housekeeping

We called up Francesco Bilotto, an interior design expert who you may recognize from Good Morning America and the TODAY show, to make sure the space felt warm and inviting.

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House Beautiful

Even though this color might look pretty on the paint chip, interior designer Francesco Bilotto says it never reads as well on walls — and he says the same is true for other statement pieces, like window treatments or on upholstery.

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Washington County News

Francesco Bilotto shares how to coordinate an extra-large meal and make the event run smoothly

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GateHouse Media

Francesco Bilotto offers expert entertaining tips when ‘cooking for a crowd’ to Family Magazine.

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Architectural Digest

Francesco Bilotto Shares His Expertise on Upcoming Changes To White House

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The View

It’s not too late to add flavor and flair to your Oscar party! Design and entertaining expert Francesco Bilotto is sharing a few fast, fun and frugal ways to do so.

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Good Housekeeping

TV design guru Francesco Bilotto gives Good Housekeeping an extreme makeover

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Elle Decor

Francesco Bilotto admits the one splurge to making in his own home

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House Beautiful

Francesco Bilotto shares with House Beautiful his tips on how to make windows look bigger

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House Beautiful

Francesco Bilotto chimes in on Holiday Decorations Designers that are Over

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GateHouse Media

Francesco Bilotto offers his expert party planning tips

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House Beautiful

Francesco Bilotto shares his design tricks to make any room feel taller.

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House Beautiful

According to designer Francesco Bilotto, it’s better to hang Christmas lights vertically, instead of wrapped around your tree in circles.

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The View

For most of us, it’s getting chilly outside — and with that, we will all be spending more time indoors. Avoid the claustrophobia and cabin fever, and enjoy some indulgent coziness at home by creating a little more space — here’s how!

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Martha Stewart

Design expert Francesco Bilotto adds that by decorating small spaces with large pieces like a sofa in the same color as the walls you avoid a overly crowded vibe.

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The View

It’s a new season at The View and it’s time for a little upgrade behind the scenes. Sara Haines and Paula Faris share a dressing room, it needed a little help … OK, a lot of help! I had the pleasure of giving their room a fun and fabulous makeover.

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Today

Sheinelle Jones gets a children’s room makeover by TODAY Tastemaker Francesco Bilotto

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Today

Perhaps you have heard about eating certain foods for your particular blood type or maybe wearing makeup based on what “season” you are. How about designing your living space according to your zodiac sign?

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The View

When it comes to packing a bag for a road trip or a flight across country, the age-old question “what should pack?” always comes to mind. For me, that answer is to always include a few regular household items to keep organized and feeling good.

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Today

TODAY Tastemaker Francesco Bilotto shares the only thing that can take the fun away from laying out a new rug on your floor is when your little ones run over and – splat – trips over the rug’s edge.

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The View

Pre-made bouquets at the grocery stores are always a favorite — they’re affordable and add cheer to any room. But what about switching up those basic bouquet arrangements? Of course, your local florist is always the best place to get a quality floral arrangement – but sometimes it’s fun to dabble with a little DIY!

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Today

Are the cushions on your sofa looking a little drab?

Spending money on a new sofa can cost hundreds (and even thousands) of dollars. But if all your sofa needs is a little more life in those cushions, interior designer and TODAY Tastemaker Francesco Bilotto has a fast and frugal solution to take your sofa from frumpy to firm.

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People

Ginger Zee gave PEOPLE a tour of the nursery for her six-month-old son which is carefully curated by Francesco Bilotto to include special touches from their loved ones.

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Rion Magazine

When entertaining is needed, Italian American designer and television personality, Francesco Bilotto is called.

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Today

Francesco Bilotto shares his “One Small Thing” tip to make a difference in your life.

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GateHouse Media

Francesco Bilotto Shares Summer Wedding Menu Trends

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VRAI Magazine

An Interview With Francesco Bilotto + His 21 Winter Wedding Tips

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Today

Want to save money on your big day? (What, you don’t have $31,213 worth of coins in your couch cushions?) Francesco Bilotto, a budget-conscious wedding and lifestyle expert and TODAY Tastemaker, shares his best tips to save money on the way to the altar.

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WWD

Francesco Bilotto creates and produces first ever NYFW beauty runway show

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The View

We threw one epic baby shower for our friend Sara Haines from Good Morning America! While she was partying it up at “The View” studio, design and entertaining expert Francesco Bilotto was secretly at Sara and her husband Max’s Brooklyn, NY apartment getting the nursery ready for their baby boy. Here are a tricks Francesco had up his sleeve for their space.

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Us Magazine

Francesco Bilotto shares tips on celebrating Galentine’s Day.

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Today

Now that the trees, lights and decorations are stored away until next year, your home might seem like it’s lacking. But no longer! TODAY Tastemaker and interior designer Francesco Bilotto is dishing out five of his tips for bringing in light and life to your home during the winter.

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Today

Here at TODAY, we are constantly on the lookout for the sharpest experts to help you live your best life, and we’ve gathered the best and brightest to be a part of the TODAY Tastemakers team.

You’ll find our Tastemakers on TODAY and TODAY.com often to dish out their latest tips and tricks — but let’s get you two acquainted, shall we? Meet Francesco Bilotto.

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Today

Don’t let hosting a holiday party drain your bank account!

Creating a holiday table to remember doesn’t require fancy table runners or pricey centerpieces. Instead, grab some paper bags — yes, paper bags — to whip out these trendy table decorations.

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GateHouse Media

Francesco Bilotto Shares His Holiday Hosting Tips

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ABC News

Inside Ginger Zee’s Baby Nursery Design With Francesco Bilotto

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People

Thrown by her longtime friend and entertaining expert Francesco Bilotto at his New York City apartment, more than 30 guests attended Saturday’s soirée for the ABC meteorologist, who is expecting a son with husband Ben Aaron in December.

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Parents

Hosted by entertaining expert Francesco Bilotto, “Good Morning America” meteorologist Ginger Zee’s pumpkin-theme shower evoked a cozy seasonal vibe in New York City in October 2015.

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VRAI Magazine

This year, your Halloween doesn’t need to be the standard mix of black and orange Jack-o’-lanterns from the local big box store. It also doesn’t have to cost you a fortune.

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Today

With dull yellow paint, harsh lighting and no outdoor windows, the office was anything but inspiring — until Francesco Bilotto worked his magic. The interior designer worked with Ashley to take the space from drab to fab, and his tips can be easily applied into any space.

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Closer Weekly

Designer Francesco Bilotto With The View’s New Co-Host Paula Faris

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VRAI Magazine

Fall is here and with that, the holidays are not too far behind. Growing up in the Mid-west, it became a ritual right after the school season started to “get the home ready” for lots of entertaining.

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VRAI Magazine

Ahhhh the 1980’s, a decade I personally loved, although I was a few years old at the time (ok, maybe like 10), certain “tubular” t.v. shows, songs and bold designs will forever be a part of our world, as we go “back to the future”.

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VRAI Magazine

The holidays were all about decorating the public spaces in your home. With a new year upon us, turn your attention to an often overlooked and more intimate space — the bedroom. Here are a few ideas designed to refresh and relax!

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VRAI Magazine

Each year it gets more difficult to find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Myself included, It’s almost impossible to find something I would want or need. I wanted to challenge myself with sourcing the perfect gifts that would enhance a person’s life, space or in many cases, both! In order to do so, I had the daunting task (loved every second) of hitting the New York City Streets for a day (or two) of shopping. Traveling down Fifth Avenue, up Madison Avenue… back down to SoHo, and even a little searching in the Village.

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VRAI Magazine

We are beyond thrilled to welcome the multi-talented Francesco Bilotto to the pages of VRAI Magazine in this Q&A and Part I of a 2-part holiday special. Get to know more about the man who’s a regular guest on NBC Today in New York and often seen on Good Morning America.

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Bergen Mama

Pulling together a quick DIY costume is totally your thing, but throwing a Halloween bash on the fly? Not so much. We checked in with entertaining and lifestyle expert Francesco Bilotto to find out his tricks (and treats) for pulling together a spooky soiree.

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Closer Weekly

Celebrity designer Francesco Bilotto

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Page Six

Francesco Bilotto Plans ‘Good Morning America’ Anchor Ginger Zee’s Wedding

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Closer Weekly

Expert wedding planner Francesco Bilotto throws Ginger Zee & Ben Aaron’s “Dream Wedding”

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MyNorth

Followup interview with Francesco Bilotto as he discusses details at the Inn at Bay Harbor

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MLive

Francesco Bilotto plans Ginger Zee’s wedding: 7 ways she showcased Michigan

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Inquisitr

Celebrity wedding planner Francesco Bilotto coins term ‘Wedding Mafia’

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People

Francesco Bilotto shares exclusive details on planning celebrity wedding

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MLive

Francesco Bilotto has worked around the country creating perfect weddings.

But the style guru says the Michigan team behind Rockford native and Good Morning America meteorologist Ginger Zee’s wedding to Ben Aaron is among the best.

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MyNorth

In the course of covering the upcoming Northern Michigan wedding of Ginger Zee, Good Morning America’s celebrity meteorologist, we’ve taken a real shine to her wedding planner, Francesco Bilotto. He’s talented, warm, pragmatic and lives in New York but grew up near Lake Michigan. No wonder we love him.

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MLive

A “style guru” by the name of Francesco Bilotto has been designing the details with her.

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MyNorth

ABC’s Good Morning America meteorologist Ginger Zee is getting married to NBC’s Ben Aaron. The bigger news for Northern Michigan? They are getting married here in late spring. We checked in with NYC wedding planner Francesco Bilotto for some details.

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Apartment Therapy

When we first heard from Francesco, he said that his mission statement when it comes to designing his home (and his clients spaces) is “Curate …don’t decorate” – in other words, edit, edit, edit. He took his own advice, paring down the color story and focusing in on a few key big ideas to make his space unique.

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