House Beautiful

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House Beautiful
House Beautiful September 2009 cover.jpg
September 2009 cover of House Beautiful
Editor Sophie Donelson
Frequency 10 per year
Total circulation
(June 2012)
835,005[1]
First issue 1896 (1896)
Company Hearst Magazines
Country United States
Based in New York City
Language English
Website www.housebeautiful.com
ISSN 0018-6422

House Beautiful is an interior decorating magazine that focuses on decorating and the domestic arts. First published in 1896, it is currently published by the Hearst Corporation, who began publishing it in 1934. It is the oldest still-published magazine in what is known by publishers as the "shelter magazine" genre.[2]

The magazine was launched in the UK in the early 1950s, positioned for young 'home-makers'; and it is still sold in the UK where it has a circulation of 118,290[3]

Editors[edit]

  • Eugene Klapp and Henry B. Harvey (1896-1897)
  • Eugene Klapp (1897-1898)
  • Herbert S. Stone (1898-1913)
  • Virginia Robie (1913-1915)
  • Mabel Kent (1915-1916)
  • Grace Atkinson Kimball (1916-1918)
  • Mabel Rollins (1918-1920)
  • Charlotte Lewis (1921)
  • Ellery Sedgwick (1922)
  • Ethel B. Power (1923-1934)
  • Arthur H. Samuels (1934-1936)
  • Kenneth K. Stowell (1936-1941)
  • Elizabeth Gordon (Norcross) (1941-1964)
  • Sarah Tomerlin Lee (1965-1969)
  • Wallace Guenther (1969-1977)
  • Doris Shaw (1977-1978)
  • JoAnn Barwick (1978-1991)
  • Louis Oliver Gropp (1991-2000)
  • Marian McEvoy (2000-2002)
  • Mark Mayfield (2002-2005)
  • Stephen Drucker (2005-2010)
  • Newell Turner (2010–2015)
  • Sophie Donelson (2015-present)[4]

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